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DEP Announces Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Workshops in Northwest

March 27, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites fleet managers, school districts, municipalities, nonprofit entities, and for-profit businesses to attend one of three alternative fuels incentive ...

Clean Energy Wins Policy Roadmap puts renewables, efficiency front and center in Pennsylvania's energy conversation

April 19, 2014

"It's time for a meaningful conversation on energy," says report's lead author more»

Police report various incidents

3 weeks 3 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: 

10 p.m. Feb. 20, Police reported that Danielle Cleary, 26, of Towanda, was operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and crashed. Cleary was arrested for DUI.  more»

Police report various incidents

3 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, Police reported that Mandy Carstetter, 27, of Jersey Shore, passed 5 bad checks at Speedy's Inc. in Mifflin Township and was arrested.  more»

DEP Announces Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Workshop in Bradford County

March 26, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites fleet managers, school districts, municipalities, nonprofit entities, and for-profit businesses to an alternative fuels incentive grant (AFIG) ...

DEP Awards $350,000 Grant for Construction of Drinking Water System in Lancaster County

March 26, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced the award of a $350,000 grant to Leacock Township, Lancaster County, to assist with the construction of a new public water system.
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Penn State's 2014 Goldwater Scholars announced

March 25, 2014

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program recently announced the complete list of winners for the 2014–15 academic year. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is a distinguished undergraduate scholarship initiative that provides up to $7,500 a year for college sophomores and juniors in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. more»

LG&E Introduces Natural Gas-Powered Truck at Magnolia Compressor Station

March 25, 2014

The cleaner-burning, economical fuel source makes good fit for local operations

Thompson-Cosponsored Bill to Extend Emergency Relief from Propane Crisis Becomes Law

March 25, 2014

Washington, D.C. – President Obama on Friday signed into law H.R. 4076, the Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation (HHEATT) Act, a bill cosponsored by U.S. more»

DEP Announces Natural Gas Vehicle Workshop in Dauphin County

March 25, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection, along with the Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation, invites government, private and public fleet managers, municipalities, universities and ...

Student Stories: Visiting Charlie Tuna, Food Science major interns at StarKist

March 24, 2014

Putting her dislike of seafood aside, sophomore Monica Caparosa jumped at the chance to intern with one of the leading seafood companies in the country. From May through July 2013, her days were filled with various tasks -- including sampling the tuna.

Extension offers field days for sheep and goat producers

March 24, 2014

Sheep and meat goat producers looking for information on how to make their livestock enterprises more profitable can take advantage of field days offered by Penn State Extension this spring.

March 26 land-use webinar to highlight cell towers

March 24, 2014

A Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension will focus on the locations of mobile phone towers and municipalities' limited ability to regulate them.

Penn State Poison Prevention Outreach Program focuses on young children

March 24, 2014

Each year, more than 2 million poisonings are reported to 55 poison centers across the country, with over 90 percent occurring in the home. Just over half of the poisonings occur in children younger than 6 years old.

Pennsylvania Continues to Reduce Water Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

March 24, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that efforts to reduce pollution in Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed continue to yield progress. The Chesapeake Bay Program ...

Fatal Accident on West Fourth St., Wmspt Saturday night

3 weeks 6 days ago

From the Williamsport Bureau of Police 3/23/2014: more»

Edwin W. Zoller Gallery hosting 'Accented' MFA thesis exhibition

March 23, 2014

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is hosting Sidney Church’s MFA thesis exhibition, Accented, a multimedia show of D.I.Y. concocted sculptures and video dealing with Southern stereotypes and the depiction of Southern culture through popular media. The exhibition will be on display Monday, March 24 through Friday, March 28, 2014. more»

Thank yous

March 22, 2014

Hello Pennsylvania 4-H, more»

PASA/FMC Webinar Recording Available - Your Edge in a Changing Marketplace: Thinking Like a Retailer

March 21, 2014

This webinar was the 3rd in a series planned through a joint partnership between Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture and the Farmers Market Coalition, supported by a USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program grant. 
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Governor Corbett Awards 25 Grants for Natural Gas Vehicle Conversion

March 21, 2014

 Governor Tom Corbett today awarded $7.7 million in Act 13 funding to 25 companies and organizations making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles.
“Act 13 not only ...

DEP Announces Hearing on Application for Gas Well Spacing Units is Postponed

March 21, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it, along with Hilcorp Energy Co., requested a delay in the hearing process on Hilcorp’s Application for Gas Well Spacing Units, ...

Protesters arrested for blocking Dam Run Road

4 weeks 2 days ago

Around 6:49 a.m. March 20, Police reported that a gathering of 15-20 pepole met, blocking the Dam Run Road in Cummings Township.  more»

Police report various incidents

4 weeks 2 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following:

Mar. 18, Police reported that Chesney Wheeler, 35, of Williamsport, stole several items from TJ Maxx on E. Third Street. Wheeler put several items into her purse and attempted to leave the store without paying. Charges have been filed.  more»

Sen. Yaw’s TV Report: Touring the North Shore Railroad

March 20, 2014

HARRISBURG – This month’s ‘Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw’ focuses on the North Shore Railroad and highlights the importance of the rail industry in central Pennsylvania. more»

Fracking Protesters block access to Gas Pad

4 weeks 2 days ago

This morning Pennsylvania State Police responded to a report that protesters were blocking Dam Run Road near Route 287, outside of Jersey Shore, Pa. Three of the protesters had handcuffed themselves together across the road blocking access to several gas pads.  The organization behind the protest is called Marcellus Earth First! more»

3 Easy Ways to Prepare for Spring Storms

March 20, 2014

LG&E and KU Urge Customers to Plan During Severe Weather Preparedness Month

From Northeast SARE - How To Guide for Aspiring Urban Micro-Agriculture Entrepreneuers

March 20, 2014

The How-to-Guide for Aspiring Urban Micro-Agricultural Entrepreneurs was created by Sustainable Urban Development for residents of West Philadelphia who want to increase their access to fresh, healthy and affordable food. more»

DEP to Hold Webinar on Chapter 105 General Permit Processing Updates

March 20, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that it will be holding a webinar on Wednesday, March 26 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss Chapter 105 Water Obstructions and Encroachment General ...

Police report various incidents

4 weeks 3 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Jan. 5 to Feb. 22, Police are investigating the reckless endangerment of an 85-year-old woman in Williamsport.  more»

Crash kills Loganton woman

4 weeks 3 days ago

A fatal crash occurred at 6:55 p.m. on March 18, police reported. 

Sharon R. Miller, 55, of Loganton, was traveling west on Summer Mountain Road in Logan Township, when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.  more»

Crash kills Loganton woman

4 weeks 3 days ago

A fatal crash occurred at 6:55 p.m. on March 18, police reported. 

Sharon R. Miller, 55, of Loganton, was traveling west on Summer Mountain Road in Logan Township, when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.  more»

Tickets On Sale for Philly Farm & Food Fest!

March 19, 2014

Fest is a unique opportunity for local farmers and producers to connect with thousands (this year upwards of 5,000 are expected) of visitors offering samples and products for sale while enjoying a full schedule of informative presentations and workshops. more»

PPL Montana Morony Dam Improvements to Protect River Habitat, Public Safety

March 19, 2014

Enhancements include new signage and river cable to restrict access below dam

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