Ag Progress Days a valuable business trip for producers
7/23/2014 9:54:00 AM
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Agricultural producers are busy people who often find it hard to get away to shop for equipment or learn the latest production practices.
Senate approves defense bill with funding Lockheed Martin helicopter contracts
7/22/2014 9:52:00 AM
OWEGO, N.Y. — The U.S. Senate’s Appropriations Committee has approved a bill that includes nearly $450 million for two helicopter programs for which Lockheed Martin’s site in Owego has contracts.
Airman Seth Darling graduated Basic Training
7/21/2014 10:15:00 AM
Air Force Airman Seth N. Darling graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Lockheed helicopter contracts clear hurdle Jon Harris 5:13 p.m. EDT July 17, 2014
7/18/2014 11:22:00 AM
Two lucrative contracts for Lockheed Martin in Owego cleared another hurdle Thursday. The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill on Thursday.
Airman Nicholas Burvee graduated Basic Training
7/17/2014 11:07:00 AM
Air Force Airman Nicholas G. Burvee graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Departments of General Services, Transportation Seek Buyers to Purchase, Preserve Historic Pike County Bridge
7/16/2014 9:30:00 AM
Preservation–minded Individuals, Groups Sought to Maintain Bridge in New Location Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Departments of General Services and Transportation are seeking buyers interested in purchasing and preserving the historic Pond Eddy Bridge in Pike County.
Rockwell Collins to Help Build Presidential Helicopter Fleet
7/15/2014 11:21:00 AM
Another local defense contractor is in line to assist with the new fleet of presidential helicopters.
Cover crops demonstration plot to be featured at Ag Progress Days
7/14/2014 11:35:00 AM
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Cover crops planted in rotation with main crops can help farmers reduce erosion and replenish nutrients into the soil, and cover crops increasingly are being considered for biofuel feedstocks.
Senior Expo Just Around the Corner
7/11/2014 10:31:00 AM
If you have documents that contain personal information, such as insurance cards, credit card statements or utility bills, my Senior Expo on Thursday, July 24, will feature a shredding service for residents at no charge.
Airman Thomas Boburka graduated Basic Training
7/10/2014 10:54:00 AM
Air Force Airman Thomas J. Boburka graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Lockheed Martin awarded major combat rescue helicopter contract
7/9/2014 10:04:00 AM
WASHINGTON - The United States Air Force awarded a $1.28 billion contract to Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin Owego to begin building a new fleet of Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH).
Airman Nicholas Delvillano graduated Basic Training
7/8/2014 9:36:00 AM
Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas W. Delvillano graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
$29.1 Billion State Budget Awaits Governor’s Signature
7/7/2014 10:51:00 AM
The state House and Senate this week approved a state budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that funds core government services and includes no new or increased taxes.
PennDOT, State Police Partner for Impaired-Driving Enforcement through Independence Day Holiday
7/3/2014 10:07:00 AM
Harrisburg – PennDOT, the Pennsylvania State Police and local police are partnering to make the Independence Day holiday travel safer through enforcement targeted at motorists impaired by drugs or alcohol.
PA Senate Approves Budget Plan for 2014-15
7/2/2014 10:18:00 AM
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Senate today approved a state budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15 that invests in education, public safety and provides support for essential social and health services and programs without a tax increase, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).
Senate Environmental Committee Holds Hearing on EPA’s Clean Energy Policy
7/1/2014 12:29:00 PM
HARRISBURG – The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw, R-23, held the first of two public hearings Friday morning to discuss the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to cut carbon pollution from nationwide power plants by 30 percent in 2030, compared to 2005 levels.
New breeds, historical demo highlight Ag Progress Days horse events
6/29/2014 6:30:00 AM
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A variety of new and returning events will delight horse lovers of all ages who make the trip to Penn State's Ag Progress Days this year, according to organizers in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Superbugs, antibiotic resistance and chicken
6/28/2014 6:15:00 AM
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- With recent headlines about dangerous "superbugs," an outbreak of Salmonella from chicken parts on the West Coast and the announcement by a national restaurant chain that it plans to serve only "antibiotic-free" chicken, it's no wonder the public is alarmed and confused.
Lockheed awarded $1.28B to build helicopter fleet
6/27/2014 10:59:00 AM
Lockheed Martin in Owego and Sikorsky Aircraft have been awarded a $1.28 billion contract to build a new fleet of helicopters for the U.S.
PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Independence Day
6/25/2014 9:35:00 AM
Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
Airman Joshua Woody graduated Basic Training
6/24/2014 9:47:00 AM
Air Force Airman Joshua A. Woody graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.