House Budget Puts Taxpayer First
6/30/2015 12:17:00 PM
After casting my vote today for a balanced, on-time state budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year, please know that this spending plan is designed with the taxpayers of Pennsylvania at the forefront.
PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Independence Day Holiday
6/30/2015 12:09:00 PM
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
Laura H. Sharp, 86
6/30/2015 12:05:00 PM
Laura H. Sharp, 86, of Sayre, PA passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Athens Health and Rehabilitation Center, Athens following a period of declining health.
Irene B. Fish, 94
6/25/2015 12:50:00 PM
Irene B. Fish, 94, of Sayre, Pa., passed away Sunday afternoon, June 21, 2015, following a lengthy illness.
Francis D. Hardenstine, 88
6/25/2015 12:06:00 PM
Francis D. Hardenstine, well-known area farmer, bus driver and public servant, died June 23, 2015, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa.
Margene M. Murphy, 77
6/25/2015 12:02:00 PM
A mother holds her children's hands for a little while and their hearts forever. ... Surrounded by her family and those who meant so much to her, Margene M.
Brendan C. McCarthy, 39
6/23/2015 1:35:00 PM
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Brendan C. McCarthy, a wonderful husband and most amazing father.
Carol Ann Boardman, 63
6/23/2015 1:19:00 PM
Carol Ann Boardman, 63, of Waverly, N.Y., passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015, following an extended illness at Elderwood in Waverly, N.Y.
Senate Panel Hears Testimony on Efforts to Safely Transport Crude Oil on PA Rail Network
6/22/2015 10:49:00 AM
HARRISBURG - The state Senate Transportation Committee and the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee held a joint hearing today in Harrisburg to hear testimony on ways to improve the safe transportation of energy products along Pennsylvania’s rail network.
Center for Rural Pennsylvania Schedules Three Hearings on Heroin, Opioid Treatment
6/18/2015 1:57:00 PM
HARRISBURG – The Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors announced this week that it has scheduled three additional hearings to discuss heroin and opioid treatment and recovery efforts.
Irma J. Horton, 82
6/18/2015 1:55:00 PM
Irma J. Horton, age 82, of Lowman, N.Y., passed away peacefully at the Robert Packer Hospital on Tuesday June 16, 2015.
Pennsylvania House, Senate Coal Caucuses Convene at State Capitol
6/17/2015 1:18:00 PM
HARRISBURG – A bipartisan group of state legislators met Tuesday at the Capitol Building to discuss the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed “Clean Power Plan” and its impact on Pennsylvania’s job climate, electric rates and overall economy.
Kenneth S. Nichols, 93
6/17/2015 1:15:00 PM
Kenneth S. Nichols, age 93, of Waverly, N.Y., passed away early Monday, June 15, 2015 at his home. He was born in Lockwood, N.Y., to the late Howard and Myrtle Loomis Nichols, on Feb.
Boyd Eugene "Gene" Yates, 47
6/17/2015 12:44:00 PM
Boyd Eugene "Gene" Yates, 47, of 16 White Rd., Rome, Pa., Orwell Township, passed away Sunday, morning, June 14, 2015 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa.
Dayl L. Ripley, 64
6/17/2015 12:40:00 PM
Dayl L. Ripley, age 64, of Mansfield, Pa., died Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Troy Community Hospital, Troy, Pa.
Trevor Stephen Vaughn Cooke, 26
6/17/2015 12:33:00 PM
Trevor Stephen Vaughn Cooke, 26, of East Troy, Pa., passed away accidently on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the family farm.
Airman Alyssa Vangorder graduated Basic Training
6/16/2015 11:42:00 AM
Air Force Airman Alyssa N. Vangorder graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Impact Fee Totals More Than $100 Million in Four Years
6/16/2015 11:41:00 AM
In the four years that impact fees have been collected on Marcellus Shale drilling, the total for the 110th District in Bradford, Sullivan and Susquehanna counties has surpassed $100 million.
Edward J. Namet, 83
6/16/2015 11:27:00 AM
Edward J. Namet, 83, of Sayre, Pa. passed away early Sunday morning, June 14, 2015 at the Sayre Health Care Center, Athens Township, Pa.
Louise M. Carl, 92
6/16/2015 11:22:00 AM
Louise M. Carl, 92, of Waverly, N.Y., passed away on Friday, June 12, 2015 at Elderwood Nursing Facility.