Williamsport – The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments tonight, Oct. 11, in portions of Muncy Borough and Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be done Oct. 13. more»
LEWISBURG—Evangelical Community Hospital recently hosted State Senator Gene Yaw and State Representative Fred Keller for a tour of the Hospital’s endoscopy suite and a look at the suite’s new high-definition imaging equipment. Senator Yaw and Representative Keller were instrumental in helping the Hospital secure two Department of Public Welfare (DPW) grants to acquire the new equipm more»
HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 11, in residential and recreational areas of West Chillisquaque, Northumberland County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the sprayings will be rescheduled. more»
HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today the completion of a priority cleanup of the former Jake Ours Family Junkyard abandoned tire pile in Rochester Township, Beaver County, which was estimated to have held more than 50,000 truck and bus tires. more»
HARRISBURG, Pa. – If the recent storms and flooding associated with Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee affected your income, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance; however, time is running out. more»
HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection’s regional offices in Williamsport, Lycoming County, and Harrisburg, Dauphin County, are returning to normal operating hours, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. more»
HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for environmental education grants to be released in 2012.
Schools, colleges, universities, county conservation districts, non-profit organizations, municipalities and businesses are eligible to apply for the grants, which will provide a maximum of $7,500 per applicant. more»
HARRISBURG – In response to concerns voiced by many Commonwealth residents about the chemical makeup of fracking fluids used by well drillers, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today introduced legislation to require full public disclosure of the chemical composition of the fluid used to hydro-fracture the shale in the production of Marcellus natural gas.
WILKES-BARRE -- Hercules Cement Co. will pay a $31,394 fine for sulfur dioxide emissions violations and data availability problems at its facility in Stockertown, Northampton County, according to a consent order and agreement announced today by the Department of Environmental Protection. more»
HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 5, in residential areas of Kulpmont and Mount Carmel boroughs and Mount Carmel Township, Northumberland County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the sprayings will be rescheduled. more»
Harrisburg – The overall number of crimes in Pennsylvania, reported to State Police through the Uniform Crime Reporting System, dropped 2.6 percent in 2010, with violent crimes declining 3.6 percent to their lowest total since 2003. more»
HARRISBURG – The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee today heard testimony on the lack of affordable housing stock in Lycoming County, according to Committee Chairman, State Senator Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming).
The Committee heard from county housing officials and other participants on the need for more safe, affordable housing options in the County. more»
FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS FUNDING BAN TO POPULATION FUND
WASHINGTON (Oct. 4, 2011) -- The House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday will consider H.R. 2059, a bill to prohibit U.S. funding to the United Nations Population Fund, it was announced by U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10. more»
Driver Licensing, Motor Vehicle Services Available Online
Harrisburg - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Oct. 8 through Monday, Oct. 10 in observance of Columbus Day. more»
HARRISBURG - The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a public hearing to seek testimony on how the natural gas industry is affecting the housing market, as well as the recent flood impact on housing in Lycoming County, according to committee Chairman State Senator Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming). more»
HARRISBURG -- The Department of Corrections will invest two new federal grants, totaling more than $600,000, to help provide treatment for female offenders with mental health and substance abuse issues, as well as support criminal justice research within the state prison system. more»
MARINO SAYS REID MISLED AMERICANS, USED SCARE TACTICS
WILLIAMSPORT (Sept. 28, 2011) -- Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, on Wednesday criticized Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for misleading his congressional colleagues and using “scare tactics” on victims of recent disasters. more»
Williamsport — The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments tonight, Sept. 28, in portions of the City of Williamsport and Loyalsock, Lycoming, Old Lycoming and Woodward townships, Lycoming County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be done Sept. 29. more»
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will join stae and county officials from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 1 for a Kaffee Klatsch/Meet & Greet at the Delaware Township Municipal Building, 116 Wilson Hill Road, Dingmans Ferry. more»
REP. MARINO TO PARTICIPATE IN PIKE COUNTY VETERANS FORUM
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will join state and county officials and veterans groups at the first Pike County Veterans Forum set for 1 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the American Legion Post 139, 103 Christian Hill Road, Milford. more»
U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will present a letter of commendation at 11 a.m. Oct. 1 to the Pike County Correctional Facility, Blooming Grove Township.
The facility attained a superior rating from Immigration and Customs Enforcement during its annual review. This is the highest rating a facility can receive and marks an upgrade from Pike’s previous “good” rating. more»
HARRISBURG -- After participating in a joint hearing of the Senate and House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees in Harrisburg Tuesday, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), a member of the House committee, urged the Legislature and Gov. Tom Corbett to take swift action to establish a Commonwealth Disaster Assistance Fund.
HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that PAG-13, a general permit for municipal separate storm sewer systems, will be renewed, effective March 2013, with revisions that allow local governments to effectively manage stormwater runoff. more»
HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 28, in residential areas of Monroe Township, Snyder County, and Lewisburg Borough and White Deer Township, Union County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be rescheduled. more»
Pa. State Rep. Mike Hanna welcomed the Keystone Little League to the Pa. House of Representatives chamber to celebrate their achievement at the 2011 Little League World Series. The team finished third in the nation.
Montoursville - PennDOT today opened bids for emergency flood-recovery projects on two traffic routes in the region, SR 487 near Catawissa in Columbia County and SR 54 at Danville in Montour County. more»
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