Posted in Environment

DCNR Offering Grants to Plant Trees Along Streams, for Snowmobile/ATV Trails

​Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) today announced that $1 million in PENNVEST-funded grants are being made available to assist landowners with…

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Posted in Environment PA

DCNR Releases Second Shale Gas Monitoring Report

Reported: 07/25/2018 Harrisburg, PA – Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today announced the release of the department’s second Shale Gas Monitoring…

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Posted in Pennsylvania

Wolf Administration Recognizes Impact of Local, Healthy Foods During Produce Month

Media, PA – Pennsylvania is home to more than 1,000 farmers’ markets, with local, nutritious, and affordable produce generating more than $140 million for the commonwealth’s…

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DEP Helps Improve School Safety with Laboratory Chemicals Training and Cleanout

Harrisburg, PA – With the new school year approaching, 11 schools in seven counties are protecting students’ safety by improving management of laboratory chemicals in the 2017-2018 Schools…

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LONGHORNED TICK FOUND IN CENTRE COUNTY, PA

File Photo    HARRISBURG, PA – Pennsylvania’s first longhorned tick has turned up in Centre County’s Potter Township. The identification was confirmed by the U.S. Department…

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Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Releases Guidance on Sex-Based Discrimination under the Pennsylvania Fair Education Opportunities Act

​Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) today announced guidelines for handling discrimination complaints based on sex under the Pennsylvania Fair Educational Opportunities Act…

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Act 5 Requirement for School Districts Regarding 403(b) Plans

​Act 5 of 2017 inserted Section 8411.1 into the Public School Employees’ Retirement Code that requires school districts, beginning July 1, 2019, to have a…

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Posted in Community Watch Lancaster County

HIT-RUN DRIVER WHO CAUSED CRASH WITH SCHOOL BUS-FULL OF STUDENTS JAILED UP TO 20 YEARS

A Lancaster man who caused a multi-vehicle crash last year that tipped a school bus carrying 14 students will serve up to 20 years in…

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Posted in Community Watch Lancaster County

MAN JAILED UP TO 12 YEARS FOR FIRING GUN DURING STREET ROBBERY IN LANCASTER

A Lancaster man will serve up to 12 years in prison for firing a gun while robbing a man last year on a city street….

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