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HARRISBURG – In an effort to help combat human trafficking, Governor Wolf announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is training its front line Driver License Center staff to notice signs of a potential trafficking situation. PennDOT is working with the Pennsylvania Public...
HARRISBURG – One hundred and one volunteer fire and ambulance service organizations throughout Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties will share in more than $1.08 million in funding through the Fire Company Volunteer Ambulance Services (FCVAS) Grant Program, according to...
 With widespread winter weather predicted for much of Pennsylvania and impacts to Thursday’s morning rush hour in the eastern and south-central regions, Governor Tom Wolf reminds motorists to be mindful during winter weather conditions.   “Pennsylvania agencies are working together to closely...

Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) congratulates Joey Bhangdia on being named by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America to the 2016 NSCAA High School Boys All-America Team. (Photo provided by Sen. Gene Yaw's office).
HARRISBURG – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) welcomed the "back-to-back" PIAA Class AA Boys Soccer champions, the Lewisburg Area High School Green Dragon Soccer Team, to the State Capitol on January 23. The Green Dragons captured the 2016 PIAA Class AA boys’ soccer championship title defeating Quaker...
State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joseph Scarnati III to several influential committees to begin the 2017-2018 legislative session, including a new appointment to the Senate Appropriations Committee, which has control over the purse strings of state...

Photo from www.farmshow.state.pa.us
  HARRISBURG – The 101st PA Farm Show wrapped up on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in Harrisburg. The show was held from January 7 to 14 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. Lycoming County woman, Stacy Hart, of Muncy, won the Blue Ribbon Apple Pie contest on Saturday, January 7 for...
As the winter season continues, Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) are urging motorists to prepare their vehicles and take time to familiarize themselves with winter safety laws as part of Winter Driving Awareness Week, running through January 14. “You...

Bear Harvesting map from the Pennsylvania Game Commission website - http://pgcmaps.pa.gov/bear/index.html
Black bear hunting season was open from November 19 to 23, and Clinton County had the highest harvest followed by Lycoming and Tioga counties, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Clinton and Lycoming counties also were in the top 10 for largest bears harvested. Bear totals were as...
With the holiday shopping season underway, Pennsylvanians will be heading to malls and big box stores in search of the perfect gift for family and friends. Unfortunately, criminals will also be out -- like the Grinch -- looking for easy targets. The Pennsylvania State Police offer the following...

Governor Tom Wolf signs Senate Bill 1202 into law, which will help to limit opioid prescription and overuse. Photo provided by office of Sen. Gene Yaw.
Landmark legislation aimed at curbing Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid epidemic was signed into law recently, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-Loyalsock Township). Senate Bill 1202, introduced by Senator Yaw and Senator John Wozniak (D-Johnstown), requires prescribers and dispensers to obtain...

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