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MANDATORY LIFE JACKET REQUIREMENT BEGINS NOVEMBER 1

​​HARRISBURG, Pa.– The beauty of changing leaves can provide an ideal backdrop for a fall paddle down a scenic stream, but things can turn ugly…

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PARKESBURG RESIDENT BARRY ROOT ARRESTED FOR RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY (STOLEN VEHICLE) F-3

  Barry Root, 36, of Parkesburg, PA was charged with Receiving Stolen Property after a traffic stop in the 2200 block of North Reading Road…

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CALN TOWNSHIP SET FOR $525,000 WATER MAIN UPGRADE

COATESVILLE, PA  – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction to install new water main in Caln Township to improve service reliability and prevent…

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Time Running Out to Pass Telemedicine Bill

Andrea Sears HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the state legislative session coming to a close, advocates are still hoping a bill that would expand options for…

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PA State Special-Ed Funding Falls Far Behind Need

Andrea Sears PHILADELPHIA – Local school districts are picking up more and more of the costs of special education as state funding lags, according to…

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Pittsburgh Security Officers Win $15/Hour Contract

Andrea Sears PITTSBURGH – Security officers in Pittsburgh are celebrating a new contract that, for many, almost doubles the pay and benefits they were getting…

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Planting the Seed: Farm City Day Gives More Than 1,500 Elementary Students Hands-on Experience with Agriculture Careers

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding joined more than 1,500 mid-state elementary students during Farm City Day at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and…

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PA Ag Department to Businesses: Train Employees, Permit Vehicles to Ensure Uninterrupted Commerce with NY

Harrisburg, PA – On the heels of New York announcing last week that it will ramp up actions to protect itself from the Spotted Lanternfly, the…

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Wolf Administration Announces New Investments for Volunteer Fire Companies Fighting Wildfires Across Pennsylvania

  ​Middletown, PA – In recognition of Fire Prevention Week and the service and sacrifice of volunteer firefighters throughout Pennsylvania, the Wolf Administration announced $646,891 in…

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Wolf Administration Announces New State Investment in Two City Parks in Reading

​Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today announced new grant funding to rehabilitate two park sites in the City of Reading: Baer Park and the 6th…

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