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LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 21, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 21, 2019

Penn State Extension has established a new team that focuses on diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitos.  To ensure that its efforts address community needs, the team is launching a survey,  that will allow educators to deliver responsive programming to educate the public on vector-borne diseases and how to prevent them.  Pennsylvania ranks among the […]
LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 20, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 20, 2019

A new Pennsylvania hotline to help connect grandparents who are raising their grandchildren to the resources and programs available to them is now active.  The KinConnector hotline was established through Act 89 of 2018 to address the growing number of grandparents who have become primary caregivers to their grandchildren. The situation has grown in recent […]
LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 19, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 19, 2019

A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to revive the vehicle registration sticker two years after it was discarded as a cost-saving measure. PennDOT stopped issuing the stickers in 2017, a move that was projected to save more than $3 million.  A bill sponsored by Representative Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks County) is before the House Transportation Committee.  If passed, the legislation […]
LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 16, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 16, 2019

An anonymous reporting system designed to give Pennsylvania students, teachers, parents and community members the ability to anonymously report potential threats and other problems has collected nearly 23,500 tips in its first six months of operation.  The “Safe2Say” program, created by a 2018 law, launched in mid-January to give students a way to share information […]
LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 15, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 15, 2019

Today is “Check the Chip Day.”  Microchips greatly increase the chances that pets will be reuinted with their families if they are lost or stolen.  “Check the Chip Day” is held every August 15th.  It was created by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).  Pet owners are reminded […]