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Swimming Districts, Here I Come!!

February 26, 2014

Hello all!!

I'm very excited to say that as a senior, I have the chance to attend my first district swimming meet. I am very excited to be going with a team of seven girls. It is one of the greatest feelings in my life to know I will be seeded second in my Medley relay. I am not the greatest high school swimmer, but putting in the long hours since October has paid off. more»

PPL Electric Utilities Posts Quarterly Price To Compare

February 26, 2014

Company encourages all customers to shop for electric supply

Career and Technical Education Caucus Co-Chairman Rep.Thompson Discusses Importance of National CTE Month

February 26, 2014

Twitter: Video: Recognizing contributions #CTE #education programs make to the America’s economic competitiveness: http://t.co/Q0JJGHcUoQ #jobs — Glenn 'GT' Thompson (@Congress more»

River Valley Internet Announces Broadband Service in Williamsport and Montoursville

7 weeks 2 days ago

River Valley Internet, the area’s fastest growing Internet Service Provider, today announced two new Point-of-Presence (PoP) locations in Williamsport and Montoursville Pennsylvania. more»

Sen. Yaw Praises Funding for Local RTAP Project

February 26, 2014

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) applauded the decision yesterday by the State Transportation Commission (STC) to approve $1.8 million to the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) for local rail projects that includes a portion of the 23rd Senate District. more»

DEP Takes Award-winning Exhibit to Erie Home and Garden Expo

February 26, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will display its interactive “DEP at Home” exhibit during the Erie Home and Garden Expo at the Bayfront Convention Center from Thursday, March ...

Police investigate man's death

7 weeks 3 days ago

The Williamsport Bureau of Police is currently investigating the death of a male that occurred at 619 First Ave. 

Police were summoned to the scene from a medical call for an unresponsive male. Medical personnel's attempts to revive the individual failed. more»

Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing

February 25, 2014

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies

Hearing: The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Mark-Up

February 25, 2014

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Mark-Up:

  • H.R. 2548, the Electrify Africa Act of 2013

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

February 25, 2014

Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

Hearing: H.R. 2992, the "Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2013

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

February 25, 2014

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations

Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward Sudan and South Sudan

Witnesses: more»

Judiciary Committee Hearing

February 25, 2014

Judiciary Full Committee

Hearing: Enforcing the President's Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws

Witnesses: more»

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

February 25, 2014

Homeland Security Full Committee

Hearing: The Secretary's Vision for the Future -- Challenges and Priorities

Witnesses:

  • The Honorable Jeh Johnson; Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

February 25, 2014

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: International Wildlife Trafficking Threats to Conservation and National Security

Witnesses: more»

Scarnati Announces $11.8 Million in Rail Freight Grants

February 25, 2014

Three projects in the 25th Senatorial District will receive nearly $11.8 Million in state grants for rail freight improvement projects as a result of Pennsylvania’s Transportation Funding Plan, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»

Two Additional Training Opportunities with AgSquared

February 25, 2014

PASA & our partners at AgSquared are hosting TWO additional training opportunities in the coming days - please join us:

Planning and Record Keeping for a Better Growing Season

Saturday, March 1
Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock (Butler County) more»

DEP Announces Regional Keystone Energy Education Program Workshop in Norristown

February 25, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection invites middle school teachers, administrators and building managers to a Tuesday, March 25 training workshop in Norristown, Montgomery County, on the Keystone ...

Corbett Administration Announces $8 Million in Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentive Grants

February 25, 2014

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that its Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) program will open March 1, providing an estimated ...

North Allegheny School District to Receive Safe Schools Initiative Targeted Grant, Says Turzai

February 24, 2014

HARRISBURG – North Allegheny School District will receive a $25,000 Safe Schools Initiative Targeted Grant, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today.

Police report various incidents

7 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Aid Provided to Community Action Agencies to Help Ease the Strain on Kentucky and Virginia Families This Winter

February 24, 2014

Kentucky Utilities and Old Dominion Power contribute more than $90,000 to help agencies provide vital services

Scarnati: Applications Available for Property Tax and Rent Rebates

February 24, 2014

Applications are now available for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Police report various incidents

7 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvanis State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

11:30 a.m. Nov. 20, Police reported that Tyler Snyder, 21, of Hughesville crashed his vehicle into another vehicle while under the influence of marijuana and was arrested. Charges were filed Feb. 11.  more»

Police report vehicle crashes

7 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following crashes: more»

Senator Scarnati Announces Safe School Targeted Grants

February 21, 2014

Seven schools in the 25th Senatorial District have been selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to receive Pennsylvania school safety grants, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»

Spring Has Sprung in the Mill Creek Peregrine Falcon Nest Box

February 21, 2014

Web cam viewers can see first egg, more eggs expected in the coming days

Joint PASA/FMC Webinar Recording Now Available

February 21, 2014

In case you missed the second in a series of three webinars PASA is hosting in collaboration with the Farmers Market Coalition - you can now view a recording of the February 19th webinar here.

Radio Scanner reporting on Facebook

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8 weeks 22 hours ago

If you’re a NorthcentralPa Facebook follower, you’ve probably noticed that we’re blogging local news as it happens. I’d like to share some thoughts about this with you. more»

Farmers, Foresters, Conservationists and Researchers Praise Reforms Under Recently Passed Farm Bill

February 21, 2014

Bellefonte, PA – On February 7, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, the five-year Farm Bill reauthorization that passed Congress with bipartisan support and reduces annual budget deficits by 16.6 billio more»

Police report various incidents

8 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, Police reported that an unknown actor damaged a greenhouse on Curtis Newman's Jordan Township property. The next day, as the victim was looking over the damages to the greenhouse he was assaulted in his driveway and sustained a minor injury. The investigation continues.  more»

Police investigate suspicious death

8 weeks 1 day ago

The Williamsport Bureau of Police is investigating a suspicious death of a white male in his late 30s. 

The man was found deceased inside a vehicle parked on the 600 block of Second Avenue. The cause of death has not yet been determined.

Police have not found any obvious signs of foul play. The investigation is ongoing. 

MEDIA ALERT – Senator Scarnati to Hold School Safety Grant Announcement Event on February 26

February 20, 2014

A School Safety Grant Announcement Event will be held on Wednesday, February 26th at Central Mountain High School in Clinton County,according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Sen. Yaw, Commissioners Applaud Approval of PHFA Tax Credits

February 20, 2014

WILLIAMSPORT – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today joined with the Lycoming County Commissioners to applaud the approval of $545,160 in state tax credits by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) for Williamsport’s Grove Street Common’s Project. more»

Police report 2 criminal incidents

8 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Nov. 25, Police reported that an unknown actor accessed the FedEx shiping account of the Lycoming County Department of Public Safety to send out a total of 64 packages containing fraudulent checks to numerous individuals thorughout the United States.  more»

Police report various incidents

8 weeks 2 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

10:27 p.m. Jan. 24, Police reported that Tammy Jo Gephart, 43, of Muncy Valley, was charged with a DUI following a vehicle crash.  more»

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