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York Daily Record
Hanover greets manager, sets fireworks locationBorough for at least one year, she said.4. Council awards grant Council voted
Hanover greets manager, sets fireworks location
York Daily Record / Posted an hour ago
Borough for at least one year, she said.4. Council awards grant Council voted unanimously to award grant money from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to consultants with CORE Design Group. Council member James... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Caging the Cougars: Board dumps fall, winter coacheswill allow medical personnel to administer Narcan, also known Naloxone, in the
Caging the Cougars: Board dumps fall, winter coaches
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted an hour ago
will allow medical personnel to administer Narcan, also known Naloxone, in the event of heroin overdoses. The Pennsylvania Department of Education advised all school districts to stock Narcan at the beginning of this academic year. In... Read more
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TribLIVE
Health risks from fracking outlined for Murrysville Councilthe Trib. “They also ignored a number of objective and sound air pollution stu
Health risks from fracking outlined for Murrysville Council
TribLIVE / Posted 7 hours ago
the Trib. “They also ignored a number of objective and sound air pollution studies by respected organizations such as the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection whose results did not match their preconceived bias against natural gas... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Free household hazardous waste collection day in York Countypossible by funding generated from tipping fees collected at the York County Re
Free household hazardous waste collection day in York County
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 11 hours ago
possible by funding generated from tipping fees collected at the York County Resource Recovery Center and a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. After collection, a licensed hazardous waste commercial hauler hired by... Read more
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The Morning Call
Murderer Ira Einhorn, known for two decades on the lam, moved to minimum security prisonto a minimum-security prison with units for terminally ill and geriatric inmate
Murderer Ira Einhorn, known for two decades on the lam, moved to minimum security prison
The Morning Call / Posted 11 hours ago
to a minimum-security prison with units for terminally ill and geriatric inmates. Susan McNaughton, spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, confirmed that Einhorn, 75, was moved Monday from the state prison in Houtzdale,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Monster Pa. forest fire to end up costing $4 millionin Monroe County could be completely contained by the end of the week and predi
Monster Pa. forest fire to end up costing $4 million
The Express-Times / Posted 20 hours ago
in Monroe County could be completely contained by the end of the week and predicted rains could "be the final touch," a Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources spokesman said Thursday morning. The fire was about 80 percent... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
State officials warn of invasive species damaging cropsThe Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is warning farmers about an invasive
State officials warn of invasive species damaging crops
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is warning farmers about an invasive pest that was discovered in Lancaster County. Officials said the allium leafminer Phytomyza gymnostoma is new to the United States and may have spread to at least four... Read more
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TribLIVE
Einhorn transferred to minimum-security prisonhas been moved from the medium-security prison he's been held at since his 2002
Einhorn transferred to minimum-security prison
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
has been moved from the medium-security prison he's been held at since his 2002 conviction to a minimum-security prison. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections spokeswoman Susan McNaughton tells Philly.com that 75-year-old Ira Einhorn was moved... Read more
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The Press and Journal
Crematory hearing goes on for four hours with no decision reachedplan for the crematory until January of 2016 - almost three months after Fager-
Crematory hearing goes on for four hours with no decision reached
The Press and Journal / Posted yesterday
plan for the crematory until January of 2016 - almost three months after Fager-Finkenbinder applied to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for an air quality permit for the crematory, and almost six months after... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Property next to Sugar Grove Hardwoods rezonedPollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. Water and air quality c
Property next to Sugar Grove Hardwoods rezoned
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. Water and air quality concerns are appropriately handled by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). None of those avenues are closed by rezoning and Commissioner... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh Commissioners push LCA on lead levelsit was important the commissioners sent a message to LCA because the matter was
Lehigh Commissioners push LCA on lead levels
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
it was important the commissioners sent a message to LCA because the matter was dealing with the public's health. A 2014 Pennsylvania Department of Health study cited "high levels of lead in Allentown children; these levels were the highest in... Read more
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TribLIVE
PennDOT announces Sewickley Bridge workBridge from Thursday through Saturday. Crews will perform minor bridge repairs
PennDOT announces Sewickley Bridge work
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Bridge from Thursday through Saturday. Crews will perform minor bridge repairs, parapet wall removal and sealing work, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Cowan said. •8 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday •7 p.m. Friday to 6... Read more
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The Morning Call
Destructive pest with a taste for onions, garlic lands in Lehigh Countyabout the only nice thing to say about it is that it doesn't smell like a stink
Destructive pest with a taste for onions, garlic lands in Lehigh County
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
about the only nice thing to say about it is that it doesn't smell like a stinkbug and poses no public health danger. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture says the allium leafminer — a tiny fly whose larvae infect leeks, onions, garlic,... Read more
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Philly.com
Ira Einhorn transferred to minimum-security prisonto a minimum-security prison with units for terminally ill and geriatric inmate
Ira Einhorn transferred to minimum-security prison
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
to a minimum-security prison with units for terminally ill and geriatric inmates. Susan McNaughton, spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, confirmed that Einhorn, 75, was moved Monday from the State Correctional Institution... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
U.S. 11/15 closure Sunday concerns nearby EMS unitsPerry County will close for three months beginning Sunday night at 9 p.m. It is
U.S. 11/15 closure Sunday concerns nearby EMS units
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
Perry County will close for three months beginning Sunday night at 9 p.m. It is unavoidable, but necessary, says Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials. Crews will close a stretch of U.S. 11/15 from the I-81 interchange to... Read more
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The Brown and White
Route 33 accident slows traffic north of Route 22Northbound Route 33 traffic was backing up Wednesday evening due to a crash nor
Route 33 accident slows traffic north of Route 22
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
Northbound Route 33 traffic was backing up Wednesday evening due to a crash north of Route 248, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. It was reported at 5:50 p.m. on Route 33 North at mile-marker 7.3 in Palmer Township. The... Read more
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York Daily Record
Gettysburg tourism creates $95 million for economy2013, visitors spent $671 million in Adams County and supported about 7,500 job
Gettysburg tourism creates $95 million for economy
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
2013, visitors spent $671 million in Adams County and supported about 7,500 jobs, according to a study through the Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development. Two years later, tourism continues to prove beneficial. "National park... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Energy company shuts down fracking operation in Lawrence CountyMonday. Hilcorp Energy Co. stopped fracking at about noon Monday after a small
Energy company shuts down fracking operation in Lawrence County
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
Monday. Hilcorp Energy Co. stopped fracking at about noon Monday after a small earthquake hit in Mahoning Township, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection confirmed Wednesday. Hilcorp, doing business as North Beaver NC... Read more
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The Times Leader
PTT official gives update on cracker projectChemical will soon apply. Such a project would create certain types of air poll
PTT official gives update on cracker project
The Times Leader / Posted yesterday
Chemical will soon apply. Such a project would create certain types of air pollution, according to documents filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental protection for the Royal Dutch Shell ethane cracker planned for Monaca,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lane closure on I-81 South today81 South, just beyond exit 165 (Business Route 309) at Wilkes-Barre, for emerge
Lane closure on I-81 South today
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
81 South, just beyond exit 165 (Business Route 309) at Wilkes-Barre, for emergency bridge repair, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. A hole has opened up on the deck of the bridge. Work is expected to continue... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
PennDOT Selects Diverging Diamond Option for I-83 Exit 4 ImprovementsHARRISBURG, Pa.– The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has selected the
PennDOT Selects Diverging Diamond Option for I-83 Exit 4 Improvements
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
HARRISBURG, Pa.– The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has selected the Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) Option for the Interstate 83 Exit 4 Interchange with Route 851 following the public informational meeting that took place at the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Drug drop times, places announced1, Summit Hill. ■ Mahanoy City Police Department, 239 E. Pine St., and Shenand
Drug drop times, places announced
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
1, Summit Hill. ■ Mahanoy City Police Department, 239 E. Pine St., and Shenandoah, 15 W. Washington St. In addition, the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs lists drop-off locations with designated times throughout the week at... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Halvorson: 9th District race not overthe vast majority of 9th District precincts counted, Shuster led with 48,182 vo
Halvorson: 9th District race not over
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
the vast majority of 9th District precincts counted, Shuster led with 48,182 votes to Halvorson's 46,553, according to the Pennsylvania Department of State website. In percentage terms, Shuster led 50.86 to 49.14. Results are considered... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley Republican delegate winnersF Halcovage Gloria Lee Snover George Paul Blauer - TRUMP Carolyn L Bonkoski
Lehigh Valley Republican delegate winners
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
F Halcovage Gloria Lee Snover George Paul Blauer - TRUMP Carolyn L Bonkoski - TRUMP Theresa Santai Gaffney - TRUMP Thomas Whitehead 5,510 out of 9,173 districts reporting SOURCE: Unofficial results, Pennsylvania Dep... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Belmont County Cracker Project Director: Don’t Burn off EthaneChemical will soon apply. Such a project would create certain types of air poll
Belmont County Cracker Project Director: Don’t Burn off Ethane
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
Chemical will soon apply. Such a project would create certain types of air pollution, according to documents filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental protection for the Royal Dutch Shell ethane cracker planned for Monaca,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Rain to rescue in Pa.'s 2nd-biggest forest fire in 26 yearsthe nearly week-old brush blaze would eventually succumb to the massive firefig
Rain to rescue in Pa.'s 2nd-biggest forest fire in 26 years
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
the nearly week-old brush blaze would eventually succumb to the massive firefighting effort. "We have had a major break," Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources spokesman Terry Brady said about the change in the weather. The... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Agriculture Secretary Alerts Residents Of New Invasive Threat, Stresses Need for Containmenta farm in Lancaster County and has been found to have spread to at least four o
Agriculture Secretary Alerts Residents Of New Invasive Threat, Stresses Need for Containment
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
a farm in Lancaster County and has been found to have spread to at least four other counties, according to officials at the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The invasive pest, known as allium leafminer Phytomyza gymnostoma, infects crops... Read more
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Gawker
A Pennsylvania State Rep. Is Casting "Extras" to Pretend to Support Him At Polling Places Todaylaw prohibits any electioneering inside the sites, or within 10 feet of them fr
A Pennsylvania State Rep. Is Casting "Extras" to Pretend to Support Him At Polling Places Today
Gawker / Posted 2 days ago
law prohibits any electioneering inside the sites, or within 10 feet of them from the outside. A spokesperson from the Pennsylvania Department of State told me “there is nothing in the Pennsylvania Election Code that addresses the specific... Read more
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Philly.com
Did campaign donation cost Shapiro the PFT's backing?has raised questions about potential political gamesmanship by Shapiro's campai
Did campaign donation cost Shapiro the PFT's backing?
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
has raised questions about potential political gamesmanship by Shapiro's campaign. Students First PA reported to the Pennsylvania Department of State on March 15 that it had made the donation to Shapiro on Feb. 25. Shapiro's campaign waited... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley's unemployment rate stumbles to 5 percent in Marchby the state. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose to 5 percent in March
Lehigh Valley's unemployment rate stumbles to 5 percent in March
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
by the state. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose to 5 percent in March compared to 4.5 percent in February, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry said Tuesday. A year ago, the March seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh County Authority will offer water testing to customers concerned about lead levelsfacilities. Follow-up samples taken by both school districts found safe levels
Lehigh County Authority will offer water testing to customers concerned about lead levels
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
facilities. Follow-up samples taken by both school districts found safe levels of lead in their water. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, a state-high 23 percent of Allentown children younger than 7 tested had blood levels of 5... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
‘Jobs That Pay’ Tourpay, and we also believe there are really good paying jobs here in Pennsylvania
‘Jobs That Pay’ Tour
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
pay, and we also believe there are really good paying jobs here in Pennsylvania," said Kathy Manderino, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. "We want people to know about that and we also want to know from the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Afternoon crashes slow Route 22, I-78 traffic through Lehigh ValleyRoute 22 East traffic slows just before 4 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, as seen
Afternoon crashes slow Route 22, I-78 traffic through Lehigh Valley
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Route 22 East traffic slows just before 4 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, as seen from Route 191 on a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation camera, due to a crash west of Route 33. (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com) Crashes slowed traffic... Read more
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Philly.com
Did campaign donation cost Shapiro the PFT?has raised questions about potential political gamesmanship by Shapiro's campai
Did campaign donation cost Shapiro the PFT?
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
has raised questions about potential political gamesmanship by Shapiro's campaign. Students First PA's reported to the Pennsylvania Department of State on March 15 that it had made the donation to Shapiro on Feb. 25. Shapiro's campaign waited... Read more
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The Express-Times
Lehigh Valley air and 287 cabins at risk in 7K-acre blazefire in Monroe and Pike counties has settled over the Lehigh Valley, while flam
Lehigh Valley air and 287 cabins at risk in 7K-acre blaze
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
fire in Monroe and Pike counties has settled over the Lehigh Valley, while flames have put 287 seasonal cabins at risk, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources reports. At least four structures have already been destroyed,... Read more
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Times News
It’s time to votemayor of Braddock, both of Allegheny County, former Congressman Joe Sestak of D
It’s time to vote
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
mayor of Braddock, both of Allegheny County, former Congressman Joe Sestak of Delaware County and Katie McGinty, former Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Secretary, of Chester County. Republicans — Incumbent Pat Toomey of Lehigh County... Read more
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The Morning Call
What do PA voters need to know before heading to the polls?scandal, should be abolished. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Vo
What do PA voters need to know before heading to the polls?
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
scandal, should be abolished. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Voters can find more information at the Pennsylvania Department of State website, dos.pa.gov. Database editor Eugene Tauber contributed to this story. Twitter... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lane restrictions this week on Interstate 80 in Mercer County19); and on Interstate 80 eastbound for six miles east of the of the Pennsylvan
Lane restrictions this week on Interstate 80 in Mercer County
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
19); and on Interstate 80 eastbound for six miles east of the of the Pennsylvania-Ohio state line due to roadwork. The lane restrictions are expected to be lifted at 3 p.m. Friday, said officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Transport... Read more
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Philly.com
Vodvarka's return to Senate ballot yet another primary twistorder doesn't explain how the decision was reached or why it came just a week b
Vodvarka's return to Senate ballot yet another primary twist
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
order doesn't explain how the decision was reached or why it came just a week before the election. In response, the Pennsylvania Department of State has been scrambling to get Vodvarka on the ballot. Wanda Murren, a department spokeswoman,... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Deer Management Assistance Program aids with overbrowsingoverbrowsing on their lands may want to look into DMAP. The Deer Management As
Deer Management Assistance Program aids with overbrowsing
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 days ago
overbrowsing on their lands may want to look into DMAP. The Deer Management Assistance Program is offered through the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). "The Deer Management Assistance Program, established... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
County food inpections updateThe following establishments were recently inspected by the Pennsylvania Depart
County food inpections update
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 days ago
The following establishments were recently inspected by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services. All establishments are in compliance unless otherwise specified. Conewango Valley Country Club, 4961... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, April 24, 2016department of education, and founded its graduate education program. He led the
People on the Move, April 24, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
department of education, and founded its graduate education program. He led the department through several reviews by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and a review by the National Council on Teacher Quality, which ranked the university in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cleaning up Hazletonsad to see the stuff that people throw out,” Loforte said. “We’re finding a lot
Cleaning up Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
sad to see the stuff that people throw out,” Loforte said. “We’re finding a lot of televisions.” According to Ferry, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation provides participants with safety vests, gloves and garbage bags. PennDOT also... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Shuster, Halvorson spending thousands on campaignspolls show the incumbent "well above 50 percent." The hard-fought campaign was
Shuster, Halvorson spending thousands on campaigns
Altoona Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
polls show the incumbent "well above 50 percent." The hard-fought campaign was summarized Monday by John Hanger, former Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection secretary and governor candidate, on Twitter. "This race may well be... Read more
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The Morning Call
State auditor general says Coobaugh violated road painting regulationsThe Pennsylvania Department of Auditor General has drawn the line - once again
State auditor general says Coobaugh violated road painting regulations
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Auditor General has drawn the line - once again - on how Coolbaugh Township marks its municipal roads. The agency's 2014 audit of Coolbaugh Liquid Fuels Tax Fund spending, released this month, states that the township... Read more
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The Morning Call
How climate change could rob Pennsylvania of 2 state symbolskilling of hemlocks. The parasitic insect was first reported in the eastern U.
How climate change could rob Pennsylvania of 2 state symbols
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
killing of hemlocks. The parasitic insect was first reported in the eastern U.S. in 1951 near Richmond, Va., according to Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. By 2005, it was established in portions of 16 states from... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
69 News "Week in Review"yelling obscenities, when he allegedly shoved one officer and punched another i
69 News "Week in Review"
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
yelling obscenities, when he allegedly shoved one officer and punched another in the neck. Tuesday: 69 News learned the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services revoked the license of two Child First group home facilities in Albrightsville,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 23, 2016children who participate in the Heart Walk, free drawing. Community event: Dou
Community Events Listings, April 23, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
children who participate in the Heart Walk, free drawing. Community event: Doug Wolfgang and Stephanie Zimmerman from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Farm Preservation offering a presentation on the State’s Clean and Green... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Summit Hill police to host road safety program at Panther Valley High Schooland high-school students, according to a press release from the North Central H
Summit Hill police to host road safety program at Panther Valley High School
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
and high-school students, according to a press release from the North Central Highway Safety Network. Developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Buckle Up PA” project, “Survival 101” provides safety information on seat belts,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
KAZ passport program offers fun and exerciselonger, organizers said. As it stands, more than 64 percent of local adults ar
KAZ passport program offers fun and exercise
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
longer, organizers said. As it stands, more than 64 percent of local adults are overweight or obese, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Estimates from the Pennsylvania Growth Screening Program show that 36 percent of Luzerne... Read more
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