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Scarnati: State Grant Program Now Open for Volunteer Fire Companies & Ambulance Services

September 15, 2015

(HARRISBURG) – Volunteer fire companies and ambulance services throughout the 25th Senatorial District can now submit an application for the State’s Volunteer Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Legislative Leaders: Pittsburgh ICA Vital for Pittsburgh’s Financial Stability

September 14, 2015

(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28) have issued the following statement regarding the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority: more»

Thompson Announces Grant for Centre County Youth Service Bureau

September 14, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today announced the award of $200,000 to the Centre County Youth Service Bureau from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  The funding will allow the bureau to continue to operate its emergency shelter at all hours of the day. more»

Student Stories: Ag Science major's perspective changed by Ojibwe experience

September 14, 2015

In a combined course and cultural engagement experience, Alexandra Dutt explored indigenous peoples’ understanding of their environment -- and how it could inform her own.

Thompson Announces Potter County Constituent Staff Hours

September 14, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today announced that his staff will hold constituent office hours in Potter County on Thursday, Sept. more»

PPL Foundation Advances Community Empowerment

September 14, 2015

Foundation puts focus on improving education, workforce development and community revitalization

Penn State researchers assess the impacts of changing weather on Pennsylvania

September 14, 2015

Penn State researchers assessed the effects of changing climate conditions on agriculture, tourism, infrastructure, water resources, forestry, energy and human health in the 2015 Pennsylvania Climate Impact Assessment Update. Researchers also made recommendations to help Pennsylvanians prepare and respond.

Wmspt Man Asks for Summit on Crime and Race Issues

3 weeks 3 hours ago
Crime Summit requested in Wmspt

Dear Mayor Campana, more»

Night Work on Route 15 SB in South Williamsport Begins Sunday

3 weeks 1 day ago

Motorists heading southbound on Route 15 in Lycoming County are advised that night work will begin Sunday, Sept. 13, in South Williamsport Borough between the Market Street Bridge and Route 654 (Southern Avenue).

The project includes concrete patching, spall repair and sealing. Work will begin at 9 PM and end at 7 AM each day through the morning of Friday, Sept. 18. more»

Police investigating criminal mischief in McNett Township

3 weeks 2 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report of criminal mischief in McNett Township.  According to the report, between the dates of September 7-9, 2015, unknown actor(s) went to a residence on Bridge Street.  Once on-scene, the unknown actor(s) threw large rocks at the residence and damaged the exterior.  The unknown actor(s) then fled the scene.  Anyone with information more»

Police report burglary in McIntyre Township

3 weeks 2 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report of burglary, theft, & criminal mischief in McIntyre Township.  According to the report, on September 3, 2015, at approximately 5:00PM, an actor entered a residence on Thompson Street in Ralston.  The actor opened a window in the rear of the residence and pushed in a sheet of plywood to gain entry.   While inside, the actor more»

Three Votes to Reject the Iran Nuclear Deal

September 11, 2015

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) voted on three legislative proposals this week to reject President Obama’s so-called “deal” with the radical Iranian regime regarding its development of a nuclear weapons program.

Two votes were held today and one yesterday. Congressman Marino’s votes were as follows: more»

Local Legislators to Host Annual Senior Expo on September 15th

September 11, 2015

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and State Representative Garth Everett (R-84) today reminded local seniors to attend their annual ‘Senior Expo’ this Tuesday, September 15th in Pennsdale, Lycoming County.

Beginning at 9:30AM, more than 60 exhibitors will be providing the most current information on state programs and services available to Pennsylvania’s older residents. more»

Webinar looks at unmanned aerial vehicle use in the energy field

September 11, 2015

How the use of unmanned aerial vehicles -- commonly called UAVs -- will change operations in the oil and natural gas industries will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.

Penn State mourns John Almquist, pioneering dairy physiologist

September 11, 2015

Faculty, staff and alumni of the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences are mourning the loss of one of the pre-eminent researchers in the college's long history. John O. Almquist, professor emeritus of dairy physiology, died Sept. 6 in his home at the Village at Penn State. He was 94.

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