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SB 1155, 1236, 1237, 1238, 1254

March 11, 2014

Committee Meeting
Tuesday, March 11, at 9:30 am in Room 8EB

Agenda

The purpose of the meeting will be to consider the following bills: more»

Police report various incidents

6 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Dec. 27 to Feb. 26, Police reported taht an unknown actor entered a farm house at the intersection of Sulky and Funston Roads belonging to Harold Gardner, of Milliville, and took various copper plumbing and several decorative wooden picture frames. The actor then fled the scene.  more»

Police report fatal crash

6 weeks 2 days ago

At 7 a.m. Mar. 10, a vehicle driven by Gerard Kineard, 46, of Germantown, was traveling north on State Route 220 when it traveled off the west side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree on the west berm and then traveled back onto the roadway and onto the east berm where it came to rest, facing north.  more»

Wmspt Bureau of Police offers Citizens Police Academy classes

6 weeks 2 days ago

Have you ever wondered why policeman never smile?  Mainstream media would leave the public to believe that it is because policeman are a bunch of overpaid Neanderthals who do nothing but complain that they are not paid enough for the thrilling work that they do. more»

DEP Announces Free Brownfields Redevelopment Seminar in Williamsport

March 10, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection invites municipal, township and borough leaders, county and city planners, redevelopment authorities, community leaders, and economic and industrial development ...

DEP Reaches Agreement with Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority

March 10, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it has reached an agreement with Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority that will systematically address current and future sewage capacity, ...

Details released of Friday night fatal crash on Route 220.

6 weeks 4 days ago

We've received the Pennsylvania State Police report on the Friday evening, March 7, 2014, fatal car accident. Police say that around 8:30 P.M. a 1994 Toyota 4Runner driven by 80 year old Milton Boob was traveling South in the Northbound lane of State Route 220 near the Route 287 intersection East of Jersey Shore, Pa. This is in the area of a railroad bridge overpass.  more»

Clinton County crash takes two lives

6 weeks 5 days ago

At 2:55 a.m. Mar. 6, a freightliner driven by Carlos Freitas-Diaz, 41, of Arlington, NJ, was traveling west on I-80 in the right lane near exit 173 at aproximately 65 mph. David Flores, 29, of Baltimore, MD, and Jesus Chazea were in the roadway when the freightliner struck them. more»

PASA's Comments to the USDA on Coexistence

March 7, 2014

The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250

March 4, 2014

Re: Docket No. APHIS-2013-0047

Dear Secretary Vilsack: more»

DEP Awards $2.4 Million Mine Reclamation Contract in Clearfield County

March 7, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced a $2,472,770 contract award for an abandoned mine reclamation project in Decatur Township, Clearfield County, that will stabilize the ground ...

DEP Announces Radiation Levels are Normal after Greene County Well Fire

March 7, 2014

Pittsburgh – The Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Bureau of Radiation Protection (BRP) announced today that data collected in response to the recent Chevron well fire in Greene ...

House passes Marino's RAPID Act with bipartisan support

March 6, 2014

For Immediate Release
March 6, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2641, the Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act of 2013, sponsored by Representative Tom Marino (PA-10). more»

Bills to Reduce Home Energy Costs Advance, Including Thompson-Cosponsored Measure to Address Propane Shortages

March 6, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a series of legislative measures that will improve energy efficiency and decrease home heating and electricity costs, including a bill sponsored by U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, the Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation (HHEATT) Act (H.R. more»

Brian's Latest Blog Post: Letter to the USDA on Coexistence

March 6, 2014

The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250

March 4, 2014

Re: Docket No. APHIS-2013-0047

Dear Secretary Vilsack: more»

Reliability Improves Significantly for Customers of PPL Electric Utilities

March 6, 2014

New equipment, additional tree trimming paying off; more investments to come

Speaker Smith Issues Statement on the Death of Former Representative Hal Mowery

March 5, 2014

HARRISBURG – House Speaker Samuel H. Smith issued the following statement today after learning of the death of former representative and senator, Hal Mowery, Jr.:

Scarnati, Causer Announce Grant to Liberty Township for Sewer, Water Services

March 5, 2014

Improvements make way for job retention, creation in region more»

Police report various incidents

7 weeks 13 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

11:41 p.m. Feb. 15, Police reported that Vincent Buskovitz, 19, of Mayfield, was stopped for multiple travel violations while traveling on State Route 15. Further investigation revealed Buskovitz to be underage and driving under the influence. Charges have been filed.  more»

DEP Approves Knoebel Permit in Columbia County

March 5, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that it has approved a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) permit application ...

PennDOT, DEP Invite Volunteers to Join Statewide Spring Cleaning

March 5, 2014

PennDOT and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania effort that runs through May 31.
The statewide cleanup ...

Scarnati Announces New Veterans Designation on PA Driver’s Licenses

March 4, 2014

Pennsylvania veterans can now apply for a special designation on their driver’s license to honor their service as one of the Commonwealth’s 950,000 military veterans, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Police report various incidents

7 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Nov. 15 to Dec. 20, Police reported that an unkown individual entered the residence of an 82-year-old Muncy man and removed the copper tubing from inside the residence. Anyone with information about the actor's identity is asked to contact PSP Montoursville.  more»

Senators Scarnati and Pileggi Comment on the Passing of Senator Hal Mowery

March 4, 2014

HARRISBURG – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-9) today remembered Senator Hal Mowery as a good friend and a Senator who worked tirelessly on behalf of his constituents.

Senators Scarnati and Pileggi issued the following joint statement: more»

Simple Steps to Keep Scammers at Bay

March 4, 2014

LG&E and KU offer tips for customers as part of National Consumer Protection Week

American Red Cross Receives Donation

7 weeks 1 day ago

Sons and Daughters of Italy raise funds and donate to the community.

March 01, 2014 more»

DEP Announces Alternative Fuels, Vehicles and Technology Workshop in Lycoming County

March 4, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation (EP-ACT) invite stakeholders, including public and private fleet managers, local municipalities, ...

Redland Mine Drainage Treatment Project Moves Forward

March 4, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that work is expected to begin the week of March 17 on the second phase of a project to treat water discharge from the Indianola mine pool ...

February Schmebruary

March 3, 2014

Hello Folks!
Whew. This month, despite being only 28 days, seemed to go on forever! There were some bright points however, including Winter Academy, and my sister's birthday! more»

Will the snow ever end?!?!

March 3, 2014

Hey everybody!
Here's my question: will it ever stop snowing?!?! I mean, it's ridiculous! Don't get me wrong, I love snow, but it has made February a very trying month! With all the snow days, and just snow in general, 4-H has been difficult to get to. We had to reschedule an officers meeting three times!! Three!!! more»

An Ode to 4-H

March 2, 2014

Hello 4-H loves!February is over, and love it or hate it, one of the main events of February is Valentine's Day. So whether or not you had a Valentine this year, we all love something in common: 4-H!So I guess it's the perfect occasion for a cheesy 4-H love poem. I apologize in advance. more»

brendins snow filled month

March 1, 2014

The month of February has been a cold and snow filled one it has seemed that there is so much snow it seemed very other day there was snow and it just wouldn’t melt either it was a lot of fun though all of the sledding and snowmobiling that we were  able to get in the year. more»

Police report various incidents

7 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

9:30 p.m. Feb. 4, Police reported that Alan Herold, 52, of Jersey Shore, and Matthew Koch, 31, of Lock Haven, were involved in a mutual fight. Both were charged with simple assault and harassment.  more»

Dylan's Crazy Month!

March 1, 2014

  Hey guys this month has been crazyyyy! It's been full of highs and lows and really has been a roller coaster! First off I dislocated my shoulder which is by far the worst pain I've ever felt! I did that playing soccer for my indoor team. So So I went to see the doctor and he popped it back in and said in a week I'd be ok. So a week came and I was back to normal stuff and started baseball. more»

Southwest Regional Leader Symposium

February 28, 2014

Greetings PA 4-H!

Two weeks ago on Friday and Saturday, I attended the Southwest Regional Leader Symposium! For those of you who don't know about it, it's like a smaller version of the State Leadership Conference or it's about the same as a regional teen leader retreat, but the difference is, it's for the adult leaders! It was certainly a really enjoyable experience. more»

Busy Month!

February 28, 2014

Hi everybody! It's your reporter again! I would like to say that this month was pretty busy for me. more»

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