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Times News
Palmerton will be ready Mondayand football field with a synthetic turf and drainage system. “We are still go
Palmerton will be ready Monday
Times News / Posted 3 hours ago
and football field with a synthetic turf and drainage system. “We are still going through approvals,” Sisock said. ‘We got pre-conditional approval from the county and we’re waiting on the township and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportati... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Auditor General says state Charter School payment appeal process flawedHARRISBURG – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest audit show
Auditor General says state Charter School payment appeal process flawed
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 hours ago
HARRISBURG – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest audit shows that a faulty Charter School Law and the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) protracted, inconsistent, confusing, and conflicting process for handling charter... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
DEP chief checking the state’s ‘backyards’Acting Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick Mc
DEP chief checking the state’s ‘backyards’
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 hours ago
Acting Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell said work still needs to be done to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and “deal with impairments in our own backyards.” Challenges remain because of pollution and... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Pennsylvania among top states for Zika virus with 82 confirmed casesWhen it comes to diagnosed cases of the Zika virus – Pennsylvania is among the
Pennsylvania among top states for Zika virus with 82 confirmed cases
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 21 hours ago
When it comes to diagnosed cases of the Zika virus – Pennsylvania is among the top states. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 82 confirmed cases in the state. There are also 120 tests still pending which could mean more cases of Zika in... Read more
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The Express-Times
Teen stands up against transgender students in locker roomstudents received from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department o
Teen stands up against transgender students in locker room
The Express-Times / Posted 23 hours ago
students received from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education, and will consult with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association and the East Penn Board solicitor," the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Airport authority sees a future for Braden Airpark10 acres and need a combined 500 landings and take-offs each year to justify th
Airport authority sees a future for Braden Airpark
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
10 acres and need a combined 500 landings and take-offs each year to justify the extension and receive approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, according to Kulka. Extending the runway to 2,700 feet would require another... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
DEP Notifies Farmers of Next Steps to Review Erosion and Manure Management PlansPA – Continuing efforts to reduce annual loading of nitrogen, phosphorous and s
DEP Notifies Farmers of Next Steps to Review Erosion and Manure Management Plans
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
PA – Continuing efforts to reduce annual loading of nitrogen, phosphorous and sediment entering the Chesapeake Bay, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has notified a selection of farmers in the bay watershed that... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Wolf Administration Establishes New Division of Charter SchoolsHarrisburg, PA –Governor Tom Wolf today announced the creation of the Pennsylva
Wolf Administration Establishes New Division of Charter Schools
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
Harrisburg, PA –Governor Tom Wolf today announced the creation of the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Division of Charter Schools, an effort to improve quality and accountability of charter schools in Pennsylvania. Through technical... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Weatherly Area empowered by court ruling on bathroomsDaniel Miscavige. Weatherly Area’s decision caught the attention of both the D
Weatherly Area empowered by court ruling on bathrooms
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Daniel Miscavige. Weatherly Area’s decision caught the attention of both the Department of Justice in Washington and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) in Harrisburg, resulting in threats of the district losing federal funds and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
New DEP chief checking state’s ‘backyards’WILKES-BARRE — Acting Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secre
New DEP chief checking state’s ‘backyards’
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
WILKES-BARRE — Acting Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell said work still needs to be done to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and “deal with impairments in our own backyards.” Challenges remain because of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Weatherly Area stands behind separate but equal policyDaniel Miscavige. Weatherly Area’s decision caught the attention of both the D
Weatherly Area stands behind separate but equal policy
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Daniel Miscavige. Weatherly Area’s decision caught the attention of both the Department of Justice in Washington and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) in Harrisburg, resulting in threats of the district losing federal funds and... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Board OKs project fundingwill increase funding for tourist promotion activities for Juniata County. Rat
Board OKs project funding
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
will increase funding for tourist promotion activities for Juniata County. Ratified a data sharing agreement between the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and Juniata County as recommended by Penni L. Abrams, children & youth director,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
No bids received for SCI CressonNo bids were submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of General Services by a
No bids received for SCI Cresson
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
No bids were submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of General Services by a 3 p.m. deadline, press secretary Troy Thompson said. The department is set to resubmit the site for bids within a few days, Thompson said. "We will have that done by the... Read more
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The Morning Call
East Penn student doesn't want to share gym locker room with transgender studentsstudents received from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department o
East Penn student doesn't want to share gym locker room with transgender students
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
students received from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education, and will consult with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, and the East Penn board solicitor." In... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Should Vt. end the use of private prisons?caused by mental health issues. "You're going to increase out-of-cell time," s
Should Vt. end the use of private prisons?
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
caused by mental health issues. "You're going to increase out-of-cell time," said John Wetzel, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. Vermont may look to move the mentally ill out of prisons and into other... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Neighbors Helping Neighborsconcern; next month, they will put a new roof on the home of a veteran in Avalo
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Bay Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
concern; next month, they will put a new roof on the home of a veteran in Avalon Shores. Werwie has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Veterans Affairs to open his northwest Pennsylvania farm to veterans for four hunts a year. After... Read more
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The Express-Times
Wreck shuts lane on Route 22 East in Lehigh Countya.m. wreck but injuries were not severe, a Lehigh County dispatcher said. The
Wreck shuts lane on Route 22 East in Lehigh County
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
a.m. wreck but injuries were not severe, a Lehigh County dispatcher said. The right lane was closed. Police had flares out by 5:55, according to a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation traffic camera. The road was fully reopened by 6:... Read more
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The Morning Call
Annual L.V. Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza immerses kids in the outdoorscan shoot a Nerf bow at turkey targets; casting competitions; and the opportuni
Annual L.V. Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza immerses kids in the outdoors
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
can shoot a Nerf bow at turkey targets; casting competitions; and the opportunity to meet Smokey the Bear, courtesy of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. "This has everything a regular sports show has — new... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hopes, fears accompany launch of Pennsylvania's overdose prevention toolthat we have this information that we could turn over to law enforcement." Lau
Hopes, fears accompany launch of Pennsylvania's overdose prevention tool
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
that we have this information that we could turn over to law enforcement." Lauren S. Hughes, a deputy secretary at the Pennsylvania Department of Health who is overseeing the PDMP, said she anticipated that physicians who didn't check it... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Suburban Charter School Denies Sending Mailer on Drug Bustinto the mailer, including the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department
Suburban Charter School Denies Sending Mailer on Drug Bust
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
into the mailer, including the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Department of Education; Pennsylvania Department of Education; and the state Office of Attorney General.'' The school's attorney, Dan Fennick, said... Read more
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Salon.com
Charter denies sending mailer on drug bust at public schoolinto the mailer, including the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department
Charter denies sending mailer on drug bust at public school
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
into the mailer, including the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Department of Education; Pennsylvania Department of Education; and the state Office of Attorney General.” The school’s attorney, Dan Fennick, said... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Mailer in Northampton County takes shots at public school, gets Auditor General’s attentioncharter school advertising; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department
Mailer in Northampton County takes shots at public school, gets Auditor General’s attention
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
charter school advertising; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Department of Education; Pennsylvania Department of Education; and the state Office of Attorney General. “I stand with the students and taxpayers in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Auditor General's statement on 'despicable' mailercharter school advertising; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department
Auditor General's statement on 'despicable' mailer
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
charter school advertising; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Department of Education; Pennsylvania Department of Education; and the state Office of Attorney General. "I stand with the students and taxpayers in... Read more
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The Brown and White
Milling, paving should end work on busy Easton streetno different. Milling then paving work leading to a new surface is planned betw
Milling, paving should end work on busy Easton street
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
no different. Milling then paving work leading to a new surface is planned between Northampton Street and Wood Avenue, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reports. There will be lane restrictions as a contract crew hired by UGI does the... Read more
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Philly.com
Hopes and fears accompany launch of Pa.'s new overdose-prevention toolthat we have this information that we could turn over to law enforcement." Lau
Hopes and fears accompany launch of Pa.'s new overdose-prevention tool
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
that we have this information that we could turn over to law enforcement." Lauren S. Hughes, a deputy secretary at the Pennsylvania Department of Health who is overseeing the PDMP, said she anticipated that physicians who didn't check it... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School pensions drive property taxesin Pennsylvania — 384 out of 500 — requested to raise property taxes above infl
School pensions drive property taxes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
in Pennsylvania — 384 out of 500 — requested to raise property taxes above inflation at least once. In total, the Pennsylvania Department of Education approved $1.6 billion worth of these requests, known as Act 1 exceptions, over the past... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Medicinal pot debate ignitesmedical marijuana. After doctors prescribe medical marijuana for 25 or more pe
Medicinal pot debate ignites
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
medical marijuana. After doctors prescribe medical marijuana for 25 or more people with the same medical condition, the Pennsylvania Department of Health will seek federal approval for a study of marijuana’s effects on that condition and enlist... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
AASD asked to review decisionnow. Our kids deserve just as much today as they deserved in 1929." The distri
AASD asked to review decision
Altoona Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
now. Our kids deserve just as much today as they deserved in 1929." The district's high school's classrooms are small by Pennsylvania Department of Education standards and prevents teachers and students from implementing new technology for a... Read more
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The Morning Call
More Lehigh Valley districts adding full-day kindergartenof kindergarten students in district schools across the state were in all-day k
More Lehigh Valley districts adding full-day kindergarten
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
of kindergarten students in district schools across the state were in all-day kindergarten, according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Department of Education data also showed that of 1,517 schools with kindergarten... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Pennsylvania schools see increase in unsolved bomb threatsThe Associated Press Data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education shows
Pennsylvania schools see increase in unsolved bomb threats
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 4 days ago
The Associated Press Data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education shows an increase in unsolved bomb threats in its public schools over the last three academic years, but a general decrease in terroristic threats. An Associated Press analysis... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
School pensions fuel property tax hikesin Pennsylvania — 384 out of 500 — requested to raise property taxes above infl
School pensions fuel property tax hikes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
in Pennsylvania — 384 out of 500 — requested to raise property taxes above inflation at least once. In total, the Pennsylvania Department of Education approved $1.6 billion worth of these requests, known as Act 1 exceptions, over that... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Local History: Dante statue on U of S campus has storied historythe student body and faculty to bigger and better things in life,” a Nov. 10, 1
Local History: Dante statue on U of S campus has storied history
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
the student body and faculty to bigger and better things in life,” a Nov. 10, 1965. Scranton Times article reported. Pennsylvania Department of Highways workers moved the statue “without fanfare” in July 1967, according to a Scranton Times... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor Pay living wage Editor: The recent report by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Pay living wage Editor: The recent report by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale about deficiencies in the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s oversight of nursing homes statewide provides yet another reason why nursing home workers deserve a living... Read more
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The Express-Times
Route 22 reopens after deadly crash in Lehigh CountyThe highway was closed for several hours between Airport Road and Fullerton Ave
Route 22 reopens after deadly crash in Lehigh County
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
The highway was closed for several hours between Airport Road and Fullerton Avenue. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced the road was reopening shortly before 7 a.m. The accident was reported about 11:40 p.m. in the westbound... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Neighbor Helping Neighborsconcern; next month, they will put a new roof on the home of a veteran in Avalo
Neighbor Helping Neighbors
Bay Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
concern; next month, they will put a new roof on the home of a veteran in Avalon Shores. Werwie has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Veterans Affairs to open his northwest Pennsylvania farm to veterans for four hunts a year. After... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
WB-Scranton airport enjoys record monthThe design fee cannot exceed $695,003.95. Federal grants were received for the
WB-Scranton airport enjoys record month
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
The design fee cannot exceed $695,003.95. Federal grants were received for the work and the board plans to apply to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Bureau of Aviation and utilize a passenger facility charge program for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Borough advances streetscapeand contracting from the Luzerne County Community Development Block Grant. ■ T
Borough advances streetscape
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
and contracting from the Luzerne County Community Development Block Grant. ■ The winter services agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, at $1,855.67. ■ The purchase of 10 additional “Seasons Greetings” banners at a... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
‘Good-faith gesture’school year, Superintendent Amy Stewart announced that the Aug. 19 paychecks wo
‘Good-faith gesture’
Warren Times Observer / Posted 5 days ago
school year, Superintendent Amy Stewart announced that the Aug. 19 paychecks would not be issued. "After speaking with the Pennsylvania Department of Education about the then-impending strike, the district would pay salaries for the upcoming year... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Cheshire Home Invasion Killers Transferred to Prison in Pennsylvaniain Pennsylvania. Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky were transferred on Tue
Cheshire Home Invasion Killers Transferred to Prison in Pennsylvania
NBC Connecticut / Posted 6 days ago
in Pennsylvania. Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky were transferred on Tuesday to maximum security prisons run by the Pennsylvania Department of Correction, according to officials with the Connecticut Department of Correction. State officials... Read more
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Business Insider
A group of refugees are suing their US school district for allegedly forcing them to attend a high school they claim is ‘more like a detention center’between the schools saying: "The percentage of classes taught by 'highly quali
A group of refugees are suing their US school district for allegedly forcing them to attend a high school they claim is ‘more like a detention center’
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
between the schools saying: "The percentage of classes taught by 'highly qualified teachers,' as defined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, at McCaskey is 92% whereas 0% of the classes at Phoenix are taugh by ' highly qualified... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Cheshire Killers Komisarjevsky, Hayes Moved To Pennsylvaniaof Correction spokesman Andrius Banevicius said Friday that Hayes and Komisarje
Cheshire Killers Komisarjevsky, Hayes Moved To Pennsylvania
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 days ago
of Correction spokesman Andrius Banevicius said Friday that Hayes and Komisarjevsky were transferred to the Pennsylvania Department of Correction on August 16, 2016 where they will be housed in a maximum security... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pennsylvania unemployment remains at 5.6%On Friday the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry released it's emplo
Pennsylvania unemployment remains at 5.6%
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
On Friday the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry released it's employment report for July. The unemployment rate remained the same as it was in June at 5.6%. Pennsylvania's rate stayed above the Untied States, which is at 4.9%, which also... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pro pot in run for governor, now John Hanger eyes getting into marijuana businessin the legislation personally," Hanger said. "I provided some tactical advice t
Pro pot in run for governor, now John Hanger eyes getting into marijuana business
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
in the legislation personally," Hanger said. "I provided some tactical advice to the medical marijuana supporters." The Pennsylvania Department of Health has released its first draft of regulations to govern growers and processors and is... Read more
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Times News
Willowbrook building plans at Split Rock discussedaccording to Joseph Mongeluzi of Momenee & Associates. The project will also n
Willowbrook building plans at Split Rock discussed
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
according to Joseph Mongeluzi of Momenee & Associates. The project will also need to be approved by Carbon County and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Mongeluzi said the current ordinance requires a greater buffer between... Read more
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The Express-Times
Forks spending $306K for jumbo recycling bins on wheelsrecycling bins for a cost of $306,000. The bulk of the money, $250,000, will c
Forks spending $306K for jumbo recycling bins on wheels
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
recycling bins for a cost of $306,000. The bulk of the money, $250,000, will come from a recycling grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The township budgeted the remaining $56,000 this year but officials may... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Spotted Lanternflies invade Upper Milford Township Board of CommissionersRepresentatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture gave a comprehe
Spotted Lanternflies invade Upper Milford Township Board of Commissioners
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture gave a comprehensive presentation on the Spotted Lanternfly to the Upper Milford Board of Supervisors and a handful of concerned residents Thursday night. Upper Milford Township was... Read more
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York Daily Record
Shutdown of I-83 latest of crashes at Loganvilledrivers. Neither Pennsylvania State Police -- typically the agency responsible
Shutdown of I-83 latest of crashes at Loganville
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
drivers. Neither Pennsylvania State Police -- typically the agency responsible for investigating I-83 crashes -- or the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation were available for comment. A list of recent I-83 crashes near Loganville: Aug.... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Governor Wolf orders state flags lowered to half staff to honor PennDOT workerComplex and at all commonwealth facilities in Adams County to fly at half-staff
Governor Wolf orders state flags lowered to half staff to honor PennDOT worker
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 7 days ago
Complex and at all commonwealth facilities in Adams County to fly at half-staff to honor Bryan Westfall. Westfall, a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation employee, collapsed and died today while working on an Adams County road project.... Read more
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York Daily Record
Deadline set for Hanover stormwater reformTownship and Gettysburg Borough, now qualifies for MS4 stormwater permits. Han
Deadline set for Hanover stormwater reform
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Township and Gettysburg Borough, now qualifies for MS4 stormwater permits. Hanover recently received a letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection indicating that the borough will need to apply for its stormwater permits... Read more
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York Daily Record
Woman sues York YWCA over son's alleged assault in bathroomsupervision is a “chronic problem” for the York YWCA, according to the lawsuit.
Woman sues York YWCA over son's alleged assault in bathroom
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
supervision is a “chronic problem” for the York YWCA, according to the lawsuit. That’s because in March 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services cited the organization for failing to oversee children in the same place. “An... Read more
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