Secretary of State Encourages Pennsylvanians to Use Online Voter Registration as Primary Deadline Approaches

LanChester Votes 2018 Pennsylvania

​Harrisburg, PA – Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres today reminded Pennsylvanians that Monday, April 16, is the deadline to register to vote in the May primary election. He added that Online Voter Registration (OVR) makes the process easier than ever before. “Voting is the most important way in which we can participate in our democracy,” Torres said.  […]

DEP to Host Public Hearing on Brunner Island Draft Discharge Permit

Environment Pennsylvania

​Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a public hearing to collect comments on the draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued to Brunner Island LLC. The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Union Fire Company, 201 […]

DEP Seeks Public Comment on Draft Final Methane General Permits

Environment Pennsylvania

​Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting public comments on the draft final general permits (GP) that address methane emissions and other air pollutants from unconventional well sites and from midstream and natural gas transmission facilities. The additional comment period is opening to provide the opportunity for public comment on the […]

Wolf Administration Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Efforts

Lancaster County

Harrisburg , PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller joined commonwealth representatives and community advocacy groups at the annual Child Abuse Prevention Month Awards Ceremony hosted by Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA). This event honors those who have made profound efforts to improve the safety and well-being of Pennsylvania’s children in acknowledgement of […]

Wolf Administration Extends Pennsylvania Home Heating Assistance Program Deadline

Pennsylvania

  Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Pennsylvanians struggling to pay home heating bills will now have until April 13, 2018, to apply for financial help through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).   The federally funded program was slated to end April 6, 2018, but the Wolf Administration decided that given […]

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON NORTH FARMERSVILLE ROAD BRIDGE OVER THE CONESTOGA RIVER IN WEST EARL TOWNSHIP

Lancaster County

​Harrisburg, PA – Construction for the North Farmersville Road (State Route 1025) bridge, spanning the Conestoga River in West Earl Township, Lancaster County, is scheduled to begin during the week of April 16 as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT to remove […]

PENNDOT TO REHAB FROGTOWN ROAD BRIDGE OVER PEQUEA CREEK; FROGTOWN ROAD SPAN IN SOUTHERN LANCASTER COUNTY TO BE CLOSED FOR UP TO 100 DAYS.

Lancaster County

​Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that on Monday, April 16, its contractor will close the bridge that carries Frogtown Road over Pequea Creek as crews begin demolition of the existing bridge superstructure at the Martic-Conestoga Township Line in southern Lancaster County. This portion of Frogtown Road, officially designated as […]

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON ROUTE 30 BRIDGE OVER ESHLEMAN RUN IN PARADISE TOWNSHIP

Lancaster County

​Harrisburg, PA – Construction for the Route 30 bridge, spanning Eshleman Run in Paradise Township, Lancaster County, is scheduled to begin during the week of April 2 as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Route 30 is known locally as the Lincoln Highway. During this time, traffic will be […]