Business Customers Give PPL Electric Utilities High Marks

February 14, 2014

J.D. Power survey shows utility is the top performer in the region

Sen. Yaw Calls for Attorney General Inquiry into Post-Production Cost Deduction Practices of Chesapeake Energy

February 14, 2014

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) has announced today that he has sent a formal request to Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane asking for an official inquiry into post-production cost deductions by natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy. more»

Snow Day

February 13, 2014

Hello Pennsylvania 4-H, more»

Shenango Coke Works Violates Air Quality Regulations on 330 of the Last 432 Days

April 16, 2014

Residents worried about health effects of plant's pollution team up with environmental organizations to file legal action


Police report various incidents

8 weeks 5 days ago

Pennysylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Dec. 23 to Dec. 25, Police reported that unknown actors stole prescription medications from Debra Lurch at her residence. Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation should contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700. more»

PPL Encourages people to charge up their phones and flashlights for the upcoming snow storm

9 weeks 2 hours ago

From PPL:  Winter's latest blast is expected to affect our area tonight and tomorrow and I want you to know PPL Electric Utilities is monitoring the weather and is prepared. more»

Turzai Statement on Speaker Smith Not Running For Re-Election

February 11, 2014

HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) issued the following statement regarding the announcement today by Speaker of the House Sam Smith that he will not be running for re-election:

Speaker Smith Not to Seek Re-Election to the Pennsylvania State House

February 11, 2014

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House, Rep. Sam Smith (R-Armstrong, Indiana and Jefferson counties), has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2014. Accordingly, Smith issued the following statement:

Thompson: "Penn State University’s Lunar Lion Team will make history" "Our commmunity and nation the are proud"

February 11, 2014


"Mr. Speaker, Penn State University’s Lunar Lion Team will make history as the first ever university-led space mission to the Moon.

This group of talented young minds is competing in the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition to land a robotic space craft on the Moon in December of 2015. more»

Recognizing Mount Nittany Middle School Student for Courage and Leadership

February 11, 2014


"Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize Gareth Prebble, a 6th grade student from Mount Nittany Middle School, in State College, Pennsylvania.

Gareth has hopes of connecting what he refers to – and rightfully so – as the divide between the physically disabled and the rest of the population. more»

Statement on the Retirement of the Speaker of the House of Representatives

February 11, 2014

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) issued the following statement regarding the retirement of Speaker Sam Smith: more»

Senator Scarnati: Pennsylvania Small Business Grants Awarded

February 11, 2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awarded energy efficiency grants to 12 small businesses in the 25th Senatorial District, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»

Smith Says State Agencies Working With Local Governments to Procure Road Salt

February 10, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY -- House Speaker Sam Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana/Armstrong) said today that state agencies are working to help local municipalities, townships and boroughs that are in urgent need of road salt.

Sen. Yaw Applauds Small Business Advantage Grants

February 10, 2014

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today applauded the release of $44,322 in state funds that will be made available to six small businesses in his Senate district.  The funds were awarded today by the Corbett Administration. more»

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

February 10, 2014

Homeland Security Full Committee

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


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

Judiciary Committee Mark-Up

February 10, 2014

Judiciary Full Committee


  • H.R. ____, the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act of 2014

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

February 10, 2014

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

Hearing: The Persecution of Christians as a Worldwide Phenomenon

Witnesses: more»

Tragic Accident kills 80 yr old Montgomery woman

9 weeks 3 days ago

Saturday morning, February 9, 2014, medical personel were called to the 600 block of Cemetary Hill Road in Clinton Township near Montgomery, Pa. for a "Pedestrian struck by a vehicle". Personel quickly called to check the availabiliy of Life Flight (4 minutes away by air) and the Watsontown based MICU ambulance (Mobile Intesive Care Unit). more»

Scarnati Urges Area Senior Centers to Apply for State Grants

February 7, 2014

Area Senior Community Centers can now apply for state grants of up to $150,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging to improve their programs, services and facilities, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Marino's animal fighting bill signed into law

February 7, 2014

For Immediate Release
February 7, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the president signed into law bipartisan legislation championed by U.S. Representative Tom Marino (PA-10) that will make it a federal offense to attend an organized animal fight and will impose additional penalties for taking minors to such events. more»

EIP Report: Anadarko Safety Record Unsuitable for Major Natural Gas Development in Pennsylvania's Loyalsock State Forest

April 16, 2014

Not a Steward for Pristine Forest: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Cited for 246 Violations from 2009-2013; Water
Pollution Record Ranks 7th Worst Among 600 Operators in Pennsylvania


Uni-Mart robbery suspect arrested

9 weeks 5 days ago

State Police arrested Jason Spoeri, 29, of Hughesville on robbery charges at 7:20 a.m. Feb. 5.  more»

Marino applauds VA outreach clinic for Wayne, Pike County veterans

February 6, 2014

For Immediate Release
Februray 6, 2014

Hamlin, PA – Today, the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center announced the award of a contract to Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers for primary care, telehealth and women’s health services in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. more»

Police report two crashes

9 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following vehicle crashes: more»

Louisville and Lexington Area Shelters Getting a Needed Boost from LG&E and KU

February 6, 2014

Company donates nearly $50,000 as shelters deal with dwindling resources as a result of winter weather

PPL Corporation Reports 2013 Earnings; Increases Common Stock Dividend

February 6, 2014

-- Earnings from ongoing operations of $2.45 per share exceed both 2013 forecast range and 2012 results

Police report incidents

10 weeks 19 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

PennFuture: Lifting of leasing moratorium removes protections on Pennsylvania's natural resources

April 16, 2014

True cost to our public lands still unknown

(Harrisburg — February 4, 2014) — The 2014-2015 budget proposed today by Governor Tom Corbett factors in $75 million in drilling revenue to be accrued via the lifting of a moratorium on further leasing of state park and forest lands for gas development. more»

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February 4, 2014

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