TITUSVILLE, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, yesterday delivered remarks to Forest County High School students during visits to East Forest High School, in Marienville, Pa., and West Forest High School, in Tionesta, Pa. more»
Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported that a vehicle crash occured at 2:20 p.m. Nov. 22 on state route 2014. A vehicle driven by Paul Kremser, 90, was traveling west on SR 2014 and a vehicle driven by Bethany Hughes, 23, was traveling east. more»
HARRISBURG – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), today, announced his support for a U.S. District Court ruling on Thursday which delayed the implementation of certain mandates contained in Obamacare on the Catholic Dioceses of Pittsburgh and Erie. more»
On August 29, 2013, Mayor Campana reintroduced the Williamsport-Philadelphia most wanted, a list of 10 Williamsport residents and 10 Philadelphia residents with some connection to Williamsport. With the help of law abiding citizens contacting the police, five fugitives have been arrested. more»
Just for Jesus Homeless Outreach shelter in Brockway has been denied state approval to house criminals who are under supervision of the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»
The final design for Bloomsburg’s flood protection system is expected one year from now. The Columbia County Commissioners recently signed an agreement with Borton-Lawson, a Pennsylvania-based engineering and architectural firm. more»
Driver Licensing, Motor Vehicle Services Available Online The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed < more»
Plans are underway for the 2014 Evangelical Community Hospital Gala event. Being heldSaturday, March 8, 2014, at Bucknell University’s Larison Hall, the black-tie optional evening of dinner, dancing, and live auction raises funds to advance vital Hospital initiatives. more»
Yesterday, U.S. Federal Maritime William P. Doyle, addressed the Executive Committee of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NGLA) at their Executive Committee Meting in Little Rock, Arkansas. He addressed new U.S. export opportunities that were not part of the blue prints when the expansion project began in 2007. more»
WILLIAMSPORT -- A recently discovered box of my father’s writings includes a bunch of diaries from 1918 or 1919 (He never used a blank diary until it was outdated and no longer able to be sold). He writes of his job in Philadelphia at the George W. Jacobs Bookstore. more»
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Sam Smith today voted in support of a transportation funding plan that will invest $2.3 billion in the state’s infrastructure network. The plan includes funding for the improvement of specific highways, roads and bridges in the 66th Legislative District, including a significant increase in the funds municipalities receive to maintain local roadways.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today voted to support the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act (H.R. 1900), which would expedite the federal review process for interstate natural gas pipelines. The measure is the third energy-related bill to advance through the House this week. more»
The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has approved a total of over $3.2 million in grant funding for two wastewater infrastructure projects in Jefferson County, announced Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Brockway).
According to Scarnati the Brookville Municipal Authority and Reynoldsville Sewer Authority have been selected by the CFA to receive PennWorks funding. more»
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Federal Lands and Energy Security Act of 2013 (H.R. 1965), by a vote of 228-192, and the Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy (H.R. 2728), by a vote of 235-187. more»
The State Senate voted overwhelmingly today to approve a transportation funding plan that Senate leaders said would provide a critical $2.3 billion investment in Pennsylvania’s aging infrastructure system. more»
The 25th Senatorial District will receive approximately half a billion dollars in additional funding for transportation projects over the next decade, as a result of legislation passed today in the Senate, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25), who said the measure is vital to public safety and economic development. more»
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) issued the following statement regarding his proposal to increase the maximum speed limit on Pennsylvania interstate highways and the Pennsylvania Turnpike being included in the Transportation Funding Reform Package: more»
Backup diesel generators "putting public health at risk"
(Harrisburg — November 20, 2013) — PennFuture testified today before the Environmental Resources and
Energy Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, urging policymakers to pass legislation aimed at
reducing toxic diesel exhaust from backup generators.
Back when the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) first started to move through Congress in 2009, none of us really anticipated that we’d be fighting over four years later to preserve the very idea of a “farm” as defined in the new law.
The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:
Oct. 4 to Nov. 7, Police reported that an unknown actor entered the residence of Andrea Tull of Montoursville and stole a jewelry box wich contained various jewelry. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700. more»
"Mr. Speaker: I rise today to address what’s really been going on behind the scenes of the Affordable Care Act. You see, if millions of people didn’t lose their coverage, the architects of the law knew the exchanges would be full of the sick and elderly, without healthier populations subsidizing those plans.more»
Pennsylvania State Police Department of Montoursville reported that a crash occured as a vehicle driven by Daymond Shillingford, 18, of Williamsport, was traveling northbound on state route 220 with 3 passengers at an apparent high rate of speed. Shillingford lost control and exited the roadway on the south berm in a straight section of the roadway. more»
BROOKVILLE - All area senior citizens are invited to attend House Speaker Sam Smith’s “Senior Fair” at a new location – the Brookville Fairgrounds. The event will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, from 1- 4 p.m.
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