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The Scranton Times-Tribune
REGIONAL BRIEFS - July 30, 2016bail. A preliminary hearing is slated for Aug. 11. — STAFF REPORT Gouldsboro
REGIONAL BRIEFS - July 30, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
bail. A preliminary hearing is slated for Aug. 11. — STAFF REPORT Gouldsboro park beach reopens COOLBAUGH TWP. — The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has reopened the beach to swimming at Gouldsboro State Park in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
School board OKs calendarDr. Craig Butler, the district is still awaiting approval on the four-day week
School board OKs calendar
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 hours ago
Dr. Craig Butler, the district is still awaiting approval on the four-day week — and half-day kindergarten — from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. “I anticipate their approval,” Butler said, making this calendar likely to remain the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Doctor accused of pointing gun at medical assistant in Susquehanna CountyNazar is licensed as a medical physician and surgeon and has held a license in
Doctor accused of pointing gun at medical assistant in Susquehanna County
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
Nazar is licensed as a medical physician and surgeon and has held a license in Pennsylvania since 1986, according to the Pennsylvania Department of State. The Endless Mountains Health Systems website lists him as the director of surgery at the... Read more
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The Washington Times
If Trump flips Pennsylvania, all bets are offthis year to Republican, compared with 28,522 Republicans who have become Democ
If Trump flips Pennsylvania, all bets are off
The Washington Times / Posted 21 hours ago
this year to Republican, compared with 28,522 Republicans who have become Democrats, according to the latest data from the Pennsylvania Department of State — meaning these crossover Democrats do exist. Still, it’s going to be an uphill climb for... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Significant delays expected on I-81 this weekendThe Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds race fans trave
Significant delays expected on I-81 this weekend
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 hours ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds race fans traveling to Pocono Raceway and others traveling to the Pocono Mountain region this weekend that single lane conditions exist on I-81 northbound and southbound in Schuylkill... Read more
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The Press and Journal
How you elect members of Middletown Borough Council is on the table for Wednesday's meetingWard. Under law the three wards are subject to being reapportioned every 10 ye
How you elect members of Middletown Borough Council is on the table for Wednesday's meeting
The Press and Journal / Posted yesterday
Ward. Under law the three wards are subject to being reapportioned every 10 years, Heidi Havens, a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, told the Press And Journal in 2015. If the borough doesn't... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Void in bridge prompts 80-81 junction detourafter construction crews discovered an unforeseen void beneath the approach sec
Void in bridge prompts 80-81 junction detour
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
after construction crews discovered an unforeseen void beneath the approach section of a bridge there, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. While the ramp is closed, which could be two to three days, motorists will be... Read more
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NBC News
DNC's Transgender Delegates Celebrate Advances, Recognize ChallengesSarah McBride speaking at the convention and the election of Dr. Rachel Levine,
DNC's Transgender Delegates Celebrate Advances, Recognize Challenges
NBC News / Posted yesterday
Sarah McBride speaking at the convention and the election of Dr. Rachel Levine, present at the meeting, as the current Pennsylvania Department of Health Physician General. Several delegates discussed current challenges for the caucus,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
REGIONAL BRIEFS - July 29, 2016— Swimming at Gouldsboro State Park is closed because of high bacteria levels f
REGIONAL BRIEFS - July 29, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
— Swimming at Gouldsboro State Park is closed because of high bacteria levels found in the water earlier this week. The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources closed the beach effective Thursday morning. The beach will... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
County accepts grant funds to monitor ZikaThe Cambria County commissioners approved a grant agreement with the Pennsylvan
County accepts grant funds to monitor Zika
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
The Cambria County commissioners approved a grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for $8,700 that will purchase new equipment to trap the type of mosquitoes that carry the virus. Vector Control Coordinator Mary... Read more
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York Daily Record
Doctor to pay $300K in blank-prescription casereported. Krajewski’s medical license is active, and no disciplinary actions ha
Doctor to pay $300K in blank-prescription case
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
reported. Krajewski’s medical license is active, and no disciplinary actions have been taken against him, according to the Pennsylvania Department of State. On June 20, Krajewski’s former office manager, Amy Schneider, 30, of Wrightsville, was... Read more
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Times News
Motorcycle safety booth planned at racewaythe race, where attendees can view the program website and receive education ab
Motorcycle safety booth planned at raceway
Times News / Posted yesterday
the race, where attendees can view the program website and receive education about motorcycle safety issues. LFRA is a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation motorcycle safety program that aims to reduce crashes and fatalities by providing... Read more
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Times News
Group wants to save old Route 903 bridge in Thorpebusiness owners, and fans of Jim Thorpe showed up on Wednesday night to a prote
Group wants to save old Route 903 bridge in Thorpe
Times News / Posted yesterday
business owners, and fans of Jim Thorpe showed up on Wednesday night to a protest concerning the old Route 903 bridge. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has slated the 613-foot-long by 27-foot-wide five-span steel girder bridge for... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
George Wade Bridge project subcontractor accused of violating Clean Water Actenvironmental charges related to a subcontract performed as part of a $42 milli
George Wade Bridge project subcontractor accused of violating Clean Water Act
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
environmental charges related to a subcontract performed as part of a $42 million rehabilitation project overseen by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT), United States Attorney Peter Smith announced Thursday. The Project... Read more
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The Brown and White
Traffic alert: Route 33 South blocked after vehicle rolloverA medical helicopter was requested for the wreck at mile marker 16.9, she said.
Traffic alert: Route 33 South blocked after vehicle rollover
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
A medical helicopter was requested for the wreck at mile marker 16.9, she said. That's between the Wind Gap exits, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said, confirming the lane closures. Pennsylvania State Police at Belfast were... Read more
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Business Wire
North America Food Safety Market 2016- By Contaminant - Pathogens, GMOs, Pesticides, Toxins and OthersPlc. - Eurofins Scientific - Silliker Inc. - Creme Global - Centre Of Excel
North America Food Safety Market 2016- By Contaminant - Pathogens, GMOs, Pesticides, Toxins and Others
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Plc. - Eurofins Scientific - Silliker Inc. - Creme Global - Centre Of Excellence - Jt Environmental Consulting - Pennsylvania Department Of Agriculture (Pda) - Sanderson Farms - Rich Products Corp. - Molson Coors Co. - Tyson Foods... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown to borrow $2.5M for sewer upgradestoward projects at the wastewater treatment plant. In other news Wednesday nig
Allentown to borrow $2.5M for sewer upgrades
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
toward projects at the wastewater treatment plant. In other news Wednesday night, council authorized an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development's Multimodal Transportation Fund for a grant of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Burning question: Should Whitehall allow recreational fires?was not enough data to draw any conclusions. Still, the health warnings from t
Burning question: Should Whitehall allow recreational fires?
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
was not enough data to draw any conclusions. Still, the health warnings from the government organization including the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were sufficient to convince... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County to watch for ZikaSmith added, just telling people that does not make them more "comfortable." A
York County to watch for Zika
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Smith added, just telling people that does not make them more "comfortable." And, since there is a potential risk, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has provided the county with a $33,352 one-year grant to monitor... Read more
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Business Wire
Alcoa Announces Plan for 1-for-3 Reverse Stock Splitstock split and authorized share count reduction at any time prior to filing th
Alcoa Announces Plan for 1-for-3 Reverse Stock Split
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
stock split and authorized share count reduction at any time prior to filing the applicable articles of amendment in the Pennsylvania Department of State. Important Information about the Reverse Stock Split Proposal This communication may be... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Coroner: Penn Lake Park drowning accidentalat the scene Tuesday were White Haven Fire Department, Wright Township police,
Coroner: Penn Lake Park drowning accidental
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
at the scene Tuesday were White Haven Fire Department, Wright Township police, state police at Hazleton, Valley Regional Fire and Rescue, and an officer from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. — Amanda... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Coroner: Penn Lake drowning ‘accidental’at the scene Tuesday were White HavenFire Department, Wright Township police, s
Coroner: Penn Lake drowning ‘accidental’
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
at the scene Tuesday were White HavenFire Department, Wright Township police, state police at Hazleton, Valley Regional Fire and Rescue and an officer from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. — Aman... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man rescued after fall as bridgework scaffolding failsto Route 611 and the Slate Belt, has been under construction for more than a ye
Man rescued after fall as bridgework scaffolding fails
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
to Route 611 and the Slate Belt, has been under construction for more than a year and is more than half complete. A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation didn't immediately return a phone call asking if the injured man was a PenDOT... Read more
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The Christian Post
Only 2 Miles From DNC: Kermit Gosnell's Abortion Industry HorrorsMongar, who died at his Women's Medical Society abortion clinic. "Real women a
Only 2 Miles From DNC: Kermit Gosnell's Abortion Industry Horrors
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
Mongar, who died at his Women's Medical Society abortion clinic. "Real women and babies lost their lives — because the Pennsylvania Department of State and the Department of Health chose to look the other way," he said in a recent interview.... Read more
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Times News
Elevator door part focus in fall deaths of inmate, guardelevator door gave way after the guard and inmate exchanged words and then got
Elevator door part focus in fall deaths of inmate, guard
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
elevator door gave way after the guard and inmate exchanged words and then got into a fight on the fifth floor of the county jail. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry says its inspectors examine gibs when they certify elevators as sa... Read more
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The Express-Times
Hundreds of fish found dead in Upper Mount Bethel pondof dead fish." She became concerned about the cause of the massive fish kill,
Hundreds of fish found dead in Upper Mount Bethel pond
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
of dead fish." She became concerned about the cause of the massive fish kill, Zimmerer said. When she contacted the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, officials there said they would not come out to investigate and she... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Dry, and it could get worseEmergency Management Agency, but Warren County has not reached that stage. Cec
Dry, and it could get worse
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Emergency Management Agency, but Warren County has not reached that stage. Cecile Stelter, district forester for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, said, "We are having a traditional summer, hot and dry. People... Read more
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The Press and Journal
Zoning board deadlocks 1-1, crematory issue heading for county courtnext to your house?" Fager-Finkenbinder in October 2015 filed an application f
Zoning board deadlocks 1-1, crematory issue heading for county court
The Press and Journal / Posted 3 days ago
next to your house?" Fager-Finkenbinder in October 2015 filed an application for an air quality permit to operate the crematory at the site from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. DEP is continuing to review the appli... Read more
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Times News
Heat brings problems for area residentsnecessary to ensure the health and safety of all people during a heat wave, out
Heat brings problems for area residents
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
necessary to ensure the health and safety of all people during a heat wave, outdoor workers from organizations such as the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and PPL are especially at risk. Exposure to high temperatures and direct sunlight... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
PA Lottery Reports Record Sales, Prizes and Benefits Fundingcosts again accounted for less than 2 percent of total sales in 2015-16. The Pe
PA Lottery Reports Record Sales, Prizes and Benefits Funding
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
costs again accounted for less than 2 percent of total sales in 2015-16. The Pennsylvania Lottery is a bureau within the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. The Pennsylvania Lottery’s 2015-16 annual financial statement is available at... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania halted anonymous nursing home complaints for 3 years, auditors don’t know whydon't know why | TribLIVE Pennsylvania halted anonymous nursing home complaint
Pennsylvania halted anonymous nursing home complaints for 3 years, auditors don’t know why
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
don't know why | TribLIVE Pennsylvania halted anonymous nursing home complaints for 3 years, auditors don't know why Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy (left) and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale on Tuesday... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Elevator door part focus in fall deaths of inmate, guardelevator door gave way after the guard and inmate exchanged words and then got
Elevator door part focus in fall deaths of inmate, guard
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
elevator door gave way after the guard and inmate exchanged words and then got into a fight on the fifth floor of the county jail. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry says its inspectors examine gibs when they certify elevators as sa... Read more
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Times News
Summit Hill mini-mart seeks beer licenseto replace 11 stormwater inlets on Pine Street (Route 902) at a cost of $119,35
Summit Hill mini-mart seeks beer license
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
to replace 11 stormwater inlets on Pine Street (Route 902) at a cost of $119,355.60. The bid is contingent on whether the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will pay for doing curb cuts during a street reconstruction project scheduled for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Elevator safety feature may bear blamethis,” Carr said. “That’s one of our real deficiencies — it doesn’t get tested.
Elevator safety feature may bear blame
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
this,” Carr said. “That’s one of our real deficiencies — it doesn’t get tested.” David Eckelmann, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, confirmed state law requires elevator doors to withstand 250 pounds of... Read more
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Breitbart
Five Foreign-Born Cases of Multi-Drug Resistant TB Diagnosed in Philadelphiacases in Pennsylvania decreased from 208 in 2014 to 200 in 2015, which represen
Five Foreign-Born Cases of Multi-Drug Resistant TB Diagnosed in Philadelphia
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
cases in Pennsylvania decreased from 208 in 2014 to 200 in 2015, which represents a 3.8 percent decrease,” according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Over the past thirty years, foreign-born cases of TB as a percentage of total cases in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Northwest closing in on buying 18 branchesquickly, because it was a compressed time frame.” Northwest in April announced
Northwest closing in on buying 18 branches
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
quickly, because it was a compressed time frame.” Northwest in April announced its agreement to buy the 18 branches. The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities has approved the purchase, but the deal still needs the approval of the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Who's to blame for massive traffic jam on I-95 around Philly?a 10-car pileup in the Riverwards area is to blame — but you’d be wrong. Look i
Who's to blame for massive traffic jam on I-95 around Philly?
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
a 10-car pileup in the Riverwards area is to blame — but you’d be wrong. Look instead toward a new traffic pattern the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation PennDOT instituted over the weekend. Basically, it’s because lots of truck drivers... Read more
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The Hill
Five-ton commercial vehicles banned around conventionbe prohibited from driving on the main highway in Philadelphia during the Democ
Five-ton commercial vehicles banned around convention
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
be prohibited from driving on the main highway in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention this week. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and local jurisdictions announced the safety precaution earlier this month, but the... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Girls have fun with innovation, entrepreneurship, technologythings done," a SMART Girl said. The Central Pennsylvania Workforce Developmen
Girls have fun with innovation, entrepreneurship, technology
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
things done," a SMART Girl said. The Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corp. grant to the program is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry's Business-Education Partnerships program. The partnerships connect schools,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lawsuit: Men died on railroad tracks because they feared crossing bridgeStreet bridge for the victims' fatal injuries. Chestnut Street, also known as
Lawsuit: Men died on railroad tracks because they feared crossing bridge
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Street bridge for the victims' fatal injuries. Chestnut Street, also known as Route 29, is a state-owned road. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining it. At issue in the lawsuit, in particular, is the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Clean up of '13 Chrin landfill avalanche far from over, DEP says2013 slope failure that sent an avalanche of decomposing trash onto a Williams
Clean up of '13 Chrin landfill avalanche far from over, DEP says
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
2013 slope failure that sent an avalanche of decomposing trash onto a Williams Township road. That's according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, which last month informed the landfill that the delay in clean up may... Read more
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Philly.com
Career in teaching? College students turning away in drovesstates from California to North Carolina that are hard-put to fill vacancies.
Career in teaching? College students turning away in droves
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
states from California to North Carolina that are hard-put to fill vacancies. The prospect is sufficiently worrisome to Pennsylvania Department of Education officials that they are eliminating obstacles to becoming a teacher - for instance, by... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Auto parts business, neighbor take each other to court over shredderwill emit 6 tons of volatile organic compounds, according to an estimate that K
Auto parts business, neighbor take each other to court over shredder
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
will emit 6 tons of volatile organic compounds, according to an estimate that Kress gave on April 11 when asking the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to approve an air quality plan for the shredder. The agency approved the... Read more
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USA Today
We need further proof that fracking worsens asthma: Your Saypresumably would have been a slam-dunk if their conclusions were sound, right?
We need further proof that fracking worsens asthma: Your Say
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
presumably would have been a slam-dunk if their conclusions were sound, right? They probably didn’t do that for a reason: Pennsylvania Department of Health’s data show that some of the heavily drilled counties actually have lower rates of asthma... Read more
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TribLIVE
Uncertainty remains for Pittsburgh as it waits on gambling fundsstate for hosting Rivers Casino on the North Shore. Rivers' parent company, Hol
Uncertainty remains for Pittsburgh as it waits on gambling funds
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
state for hosting Rivers Casino on the North Shore. Rivers' parent company, Holding Acquisition Co., last month sued the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, claiming the tax is unconstitutional. The lawsuit asks the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Greater Pittsburgh PAServes network aids veterans in finding helpand Military Families. “We've got a fantastic opportunity here,” said Jerry G.
Greater Pittsburgh PAServes network aids veterans in finding help
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
and Military Families. “We've got a fantastic opportunity here,” said Jerry G. Beck Jr., deputy adjutant general of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. “The long-term plan is to get the whole state linked up, but it's... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Down timeMartin said. "The long-term benefits of this project include not only a dam tha
Down time
Warren Times Observer / Posted 7 days ago
Martin said. "The long-term benefits of this project include not only a dam that meet the current requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, but also, with the removal of sediment, the depth in may places will... Read more
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Philly.com
Sharing in a historic momentcan dream bigger, vivid dreams of reaching as far as ournation's highest office
Sharing in a historic moment
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
can dream bigger, vivid dreams of reaching as far as ournation's highest office. Leslie S. Richards, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation "The odds are really great that I am about to watch a woman leader, Hillary... Read more
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The Express-Times
Neighbors say safety jeopardized by helipad proposalin the general public being injured or killed due to an accident at a private-u
Neighbors say safety jeopardized by helipad proposal
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
in the general public being injured or killed due to an accident at a private-use heliport. Syms said he concurs with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's determination of the location of the heliport on Lazzarini's property and the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Repair Work Scheduled This Sunday on Northbound I-81 in Lebanon CountyHarrisburg, PA – Weather permitting, maintenance crews for the Pennsylvania Dep
Repair Work Scheduled This Sunday on Northbound I-81 in Lebanon County
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 8 days ago
Harrisburg, PA – Weather permitting, maintenance crews for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will be working on Sunday morning, July 24, to conduct repairs to pavement joints and also bridge joints on northbound Interstate 81 in the... Read more
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