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Philly.com
PennDot puts drivers at risk of identity theftto vendors who aren't being responsibly monitored. That fact came out in a rec
PennDot puts drivers at risk of identity theft
Philly.com / Posted an hour ago
to vendors who aren't being responsibly monitored. That fact came out in a recent state Budget Office audit of how the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation handles driver's license information, which showed that a vendor that had purchased... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘We failed,’ admits Penn Hills School Districtrecovery officer,” Hines said. “While this is certainly an option available to
‘We failed,’ admits Penn Hills School District
TribLIVE / Posted 10 hours ago
recovery officer,” Hines said. “While this is certainly an option available to the state, it is my impression that the Pennsylvania Department of Education is not moving in that direction, at least not for now.” Hines noted current... Read more
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The Morning Call
19 confirmed cases of Zika in Pa.territories have confirmed cases of Zika, according to the Center for Disease C
19 confirmed cases of Zika in Pa.
The Morning Call / Posted 11 hours ago
territories have confirmed cases of Zika, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC and Pennsylvania Department of Health officials have been working to educate those everyone about the dangers of the African... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania lags in disciplining doctors over pain pillswe have a lower [doctor discipline] rate than others," said Peter Speaks, deput
Pennsylvania lags in disciplining doctors over pain pills
The Morning Call / Posted 11 hours ago
we have a lower [doctor discipline] rate than others," said Peter Speaks, deputy secretary for regulatory programs for the Pennsylvania Department of State, which runs the medical boards. Legislation to create a more complete database, with which... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
State trash deal means more cash for HarrisburgHARRISBURG , Pa. – Harrisburg and the Pennsylvania Department of General Servic
State trash deal means more cash for Harrisburg
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 12 hours ago
HARRISBURG , Pa. – Harrisburg and the Pennsylvania Department of General Services reach a new deal for trash service that will increase revenue for the City by more than $600,000 annually. “I would like to thank DGS for working with the city to... Read more
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The Brown and White
Route 33 accident slows traffic in Northampton Countycrash involving a tractor-trailer was slowing rush-hour traffic Monday on Route
Route 33 accident slows traffic in Northampton County
The Brown and White / Posted 15 hours ago
crash involving a tractor-trailer was slowing rush-hour traffic Monday on Route 33 in Northampton County, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. It was reported about 5:40 p.m. on Route 33 North, between Route 248 and Tatamy... Read more
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Times News
Coaldale Memorial Day services setthree years in the U.S. Army Reserve. After leaving the Army, Burlile went to
Coaldale Memorial Day services set
Times News / Posted 17 hours ago
three years in the U.S. Army Reserve. After leaving the Army, Burlile went to work as a corrections officer for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, retiring in 2006 from his position at SCI Mahanoy, where he worked for 17 years. He... Read more
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The Express-Times
Police targeting N.J./Pa. borders for seat-belt enforcementseat-belt enforcement checkpoints and details at well-traveled state border sit
Police targeting N.J./Pa. borders for seat-belt enforcement
The Express-Times / Posted 17 hours ago
seat-belt enforcement checkpoints and details at well-traveled state border sites," said Sean Brown, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Pennsylvania State Police in Belfast and Bethlehem; New Jersey State Police,... Read more
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York Daily Record
DUI checkpoints planned for Memorial Day weekendimpaired drivers. Sobriety checkpoints, DUI patrols and other enforcement acti
DUI checkpoints planned for Memorial Day weekend
York Daily Record / Posted 21 hours ago
impaired drivers. Sobriety checkpoints, DUI patrols and other enforcement activities part of the program are funded by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation federal grant money. Police announce checkpoint locations in advance, but patrols... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for May 22, 2016for Carlisle Construction Materials' new center. Mark Malhenzie, a highway des
Moving Up for May 22, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
for Carlisle Construction Materials' new center. Mark Malhenzie, a highway design manager from Etters, is one of the 30 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation employees who have received the agency's "Star of Excellence" award. The award is... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
3 people, including child, seriously injured in crasha.m. Saturday. Anyone who saw the crash can call police, who continue to inves
3 people, including child, seriously injured in crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
a.m. Saturday. Anyone who saw the crash can call police, who continue to investigate, at 570-459-3890. Firefighters from Hazle Township and Valley Regional, fire police and workers from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation assisted pol... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
No contamination revealed by tests in Salem Twp. gas line explosionshakes Salem Township Spokesman Creighton Welch told Channel 11 News that Spec
No contamination revealed by tests in Salem Twp. gas line explosion
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
shakes Salem Township Spokesman Creighton Welch told Channel 11 News that Spectra Energy is still awaiting results from Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection air quality monitoring tests that were conducted for 24 hours after the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
County C&Y defends placement in which boy diedavoid ridicule and grow up to be “emotionally stable adults,” the filing says.
County C&Y defends placement in which boy died
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
avoid ridicule and grow up to be “emotionally stable adults,” the filing says. Anthony’s death was a major factor in the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services downgrading the agency’s license to provisional status last year, citing shoddy... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Agency wants details leading to child’s death kept secretavoid ridicule and grow up to be “emotionally stable adults,” the filing says.
Agency wants details leading to child’s death kept secret
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
avoid ridicule and grow up to be “emotionally stable adults,” the filing says. Anthony’s death was a major factor in the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services downgrading the agency’s license to provisional status last year, citing shoddy... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-Tribuneavoid ridicule and grow up to be “emotionally stable adults,” the filing says.
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
avoid ridicule and grow up to be “emotionally stable adults,” the filing says. Anthony’s death was a major factor in the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services downgrading the agency’s license to provisional status last year, citing shoddy... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Area News In BriefCounty Maintenance Manager Adam Elms today announced the following schedule of
Area News In Brief
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 days ago
County Maintenance Manager Adam Elms today announced the following schedule of maintenance for roads maintained by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for the week of May 23: There will be sign upgrades at various locations; a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
PennDOT project aims to reduce wrong-way crashesproject will add additional signing on off-ramps and upgrade the reflectivity o
PennDOT project aims to reduce wrong-way crashes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
project will add additional signing on off-ramps and upgrade the reflectivity of current signs, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The work will start in early July on interstates 80, 81, 84 and the Casey Highway... Read more
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TribLIVE
Tests find no soil, water contamination in area of Salem pipeline blast, Spectra reportsno contaminants from this incident.” Welch did not identify the company that di
Tests find no soil, water contamination in area of Salem pipeline blast, Spectra reports
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
no contaminants from this incident.” Welch did not identify the company that did the testing. The results of lab tests the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is conducting on air samples taken around the blast site are pending. DEP... Read more
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The Express-Times
Decades after priest sex abuse, survivor seeks to right his biggest regretshis grandkids for their good grades and is quite proud to have put two of his t
Decades after priest sex abuse, survivor seeks to right his biggest regrets
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
his grandkids for their good grades and is quite proud to have put two of his three kids through college. One works for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and another for the F.B.I. He sometimes wishes he could rewind time and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania environmental secretary resignsto fix tainted water supplies to meet federal standards. McDonnell was most re
Pennsylvania environmental secretary resigns
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
to fix tainted water supplies to meet federal standards. McDonnell was most recently the director of policy for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, where he oversaw the agency's regulation and policy development... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gov. Wolf says environmental protection secretary resignsWolf says environmental protection secretary resigns | TribLIVE Pennsylvania
Gov. Wolf says environmental protection secretary resigns
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Wolf says environmental protection secretary resigns | TribLIVE Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary John Quigley talks to Tribune-Review staff about the... Read more
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York Daily Record
Rise in child abuse reports tests York County, policechildren and youth, Lindquist said. It’s anticipated that the office will need
Rise in child abuse reports tests York County, police
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
children and youth, Lindquist said. It’s anticipated that the office will need to bring in additional staff. In April, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services downgraded the county agency's license. In its decision, the state noted that the... Read more
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Times News
the Department of education rules about truancyUnder rules established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education: • If a st
the Department of education rules about truancy
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Under rules established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education: • If a student has had three unexcused absences in a school year, the school must hold a meeting with the parents/guardians to develop a truancy elimination plan. • A truant... Read more
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Times News
Kidder doesn’t make list for 903 traffic light moneyrequested approval from the board to proceed with advertising the project for b
Kidder doesn’t make list for 903 traffic light money
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
requested approval from the board to proceed with advertising the project for bids. The township had requested that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation install the light previously but the PennDOT traffic studies did not indicate that... Read more
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York Daily Record
Bridge lights may be off for mayflies againof the short-lived insects typically hatch in June. "So, we will know in a cou
Bridge lights may be off for mayflies again
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
of the short-lived insects typically hatch in June. "So, we will know in a couple of weeks," he said. According to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Michael Crochunis, while PennDOT is responsible for the bridge's road... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Transgender Student Resource Launched for Pennsylvania Schoolsagencies for release their guidelines supporting transgender students. Addition
Transgender Student Resource Launched for Pennsylvania Schools
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
agencies for release their guidelines supporting transgender students. Additionally, the organization calls upon the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, and the Pennsylvania Association of School... Read more
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The Express-Times
FedEx closes $9.8M deal for ground hub at Lehigh Valley airportauthority thanked Allen and Hanover township officials for their oversight of p
FedEx closes $9.8M deal for ground hub at Lehigh Valley airport
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
authority thanked Allen and Hanover township officials for their oversight of planning for the project, as well as the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Lehigh Valley Planning Commission. Airport officials also credited these... Read more
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TribLIVE
Family of transplant patient settles with UPMC in mold casethat room as a possible transmission mode. A report in December by the Centers
Family of transplant patient settles with UPMC in mold case
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
that room as a possible transmission mode. A report in December by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Pennsylvania Department of Health showed that a “negative pressure” system was designed to pull outside air into the room.... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Help for Residents Amid Water Contamination Concernsliving near the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Horsham will be able t
Help for Residents Amid Water Contamination Concerns
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 days ago
living near the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Horsham will be able to receive free bottled water Friday from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Residents with confirmed levels of certain chemicals in their water, can... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
PennDOT project aims to reduce wrong-way crashesproject will add additional signing on off-ramps and upgrade the reflectivity o
PennDOT project aims to reduce wrong-way crashes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
project will add additional signing on off-ramps and upgrade the reflectivity of current signs, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The work will start in early July on interstates 80, 81, 84 and the Casey... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editorat protecting and enhancing the environment, shale-related methane emissions co
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
at protecting and enhancing the environment, shale-related methane emissions continue to drop. In fact, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s data, methane emissions have fallen 13 percent since 2012 and,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Regional Briefscrash improvement project will add signage to off-ramps and upgrade the reflect
Regional Briefs
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
crash improvement project will add signage to off-ramps and upgrade the reflectivity of current signs, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The work will start in early July on Interstates 80, 81, 84 and the Casey... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-Tribunecrash improvement project will add signage to off-ramps and upgrade the reflect
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
crash improvement project will add signage to off-ramps and upgrade the reflectivity of current signs, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The work will start in early July on Interstates 80, 81, 84 and the Casey... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
your opinionat protecting and enhancing the environment, shale-related methane emissions co
your opinion
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
at protecting and enhancing the environment, shale-related methane emissions continue to drop. In fact, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s data, methane emissions have fallen 13 percent since 2012 and,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Briefcaseat 6:45 p.m. Keynote speaker for the event will be Scott D. Dunkelberger, deput
Briefcase
Altoona Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
at 6:45 p.m. Keynote speaker for the event will be Scott D. Dunkelberger, deputy secretary, Office of Business Financing, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. The cost to attend just the dinner is $65 per person; to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Charter schools sue state, public schools over change in reconciliation processThe Pennsylvania Department of Education says it will no longer take the reins
Charter schools sue state, public schools over change in reconciliation process
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Education says it will no longer take the reins on the end-of-the-year reconciliation process — a move that would leave charter schools and public school districts on their own to resolve tuition billing... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Perry Co. businesses on Rt. 11/15 brace for long, lonely summerstore in the center of Marysville, US-11/15 is closed, as construction crews wo
Perry Co. businesses on Rt. 11/15 brace for long, lonely summer
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
store in the center of Marysville, US-11/15 is closed, as construction crews work to secure a 200-foot rock slope. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is planning for the road to remain closed until the end of July. "They're taking... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Department of corrections drug addiction and mental health programsHarrisburg, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is changing the wa
Department of corrections drug addiction and mental health programs
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
Harrisburg, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is changing the way it handles inmates with mental health and drug addiction problems. Department of Corrections secretary John Wetzel discussing those changes at the capitol today. These... Read more
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Philly.com
Chinatown businessman charged with dodging taxesemployees and paid them in cash from October 2010 through June 30, 2012. He is
Chinatown businessman charged with dodging taxes
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
employees and paid them in cash from October 2010 through June 30, 2012. He is accused of filing false documents with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor, which regulates unemployment compensation, and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, which... Read more
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The Express-Times
Tests show Allentown schools' water safe, district saystests were conducted by licensed and certified employees of Element Environment
Tests show Allentown schools' water safe, district says
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
tests were conducted by licensed and certified employees of Element Environmental Solutions, Inc., and then tested by a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection-certified lab. They were done in accordance with all U.S. Environmental... Read more
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York Daily Record
This week in education: Northeastern, York City, Red Lion newshiring Levin Legal Group to handle a lawsuit the Pennsylvania Coalition of Publ
This week in education: Northeastern, York City, Red Lion news
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
hiring Levin Legal Group to handle a lawsuit the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools has filed against the Pennsylvania Department of Education and multiple districts, including York City, related to funding issues. York College... Read more
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Times News
PennDOT details Lansford plansThe Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently unveiled plans to repave
PennDOT details Lansford plans
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently unveiled plans to repave a heavily traveled section of Route 209 in Lansford borough. The project will begin in July 2017 and last approximately five to six months. “Residents should expect a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Hazleton Area volleyball coach dismissed after alleged inappropriate behaviorcoaching position, for which she would not have been considered, Butler said.
Hazleton Area volleyball coach dismissed after alleged inappropriate behavior
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
coaching position, for which she would not have been considered, Butler said. The school district will alert the Pennsylvania Department of Education to the investigation and outcome, the superintendent said. School directors were... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
West Pittston armory to close soonexecutive director of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Co
West Pittston armory to close soon
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
executive director of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee. That decision was made by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs after a review of all National Guard armories in the state, Mr.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Regional briefs for Thursday, May 19executive director of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Co
Regional briefs for Thursday, May 19
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
executive director of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee. That decision was made by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs after a review of all National Guard armories in the state, Mr.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Area bike-centric events planned for this summerTrail Alliance and the Wilkes-Barre YMCA support the program. For people inter
Area bike-centric events planned for this summer
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Trail Alliance and the Wilkes-Barre YMCA support the program. For people interested in bicycling to work or errands, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation offers a driver’s manual for bicyclists atbit.ly/1OHZHpW. The information at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Volleyball coach dismissed for inappropriate behaviorcoaching position, for which she would not have been considered, Butler said.
Volleyball coach dismissed for inappropriate behavior
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
coaching position, for which she would not have been considered, Butler said. The school district will alert the Pennsylvania Department of Education to the investigation and outcome, the superintendent said. School directors were... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Agency’s gone downhill with Rt. 93 planfacts. The old ramp was designed as a disaster. Piles of road chips as high as
Agency’s gone downhill with Rt. 93 plan
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
facts. The old ramp was designed as a disaster. Piles of road chips as high as 8 feet are a suicide ramp designed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. They didn’t need to spend over $100,000 for a new ramp. All they had to do was... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Gypsy moth spraying to begin in Luzerne in mid-Maya repeat of last year’s trouble. Starting in mid- to late May — depending on w
Gypsy moth spraying to begin in Luzerne in mid-May
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
a repeat of last year’s trouble. Starting in mid- to late May — depending on when the caterpillars start to hatch — the Pennsylvania Department of Forestry will use a combination of helicopters and airplanes to spray areas with a pesticide that... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Drivers warned to slow down in Conynghameffect. Carrelli said the need to change the speed limit to 25 mph surfaced du
Drivers warned to slow down in Conyngham
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
effect. Carrelli said the need to change the speed limit to 25 mph surfaced during a council meeting a while back when the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation approached the borough about a bridge project. It was during that meeting that,... Read more
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