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PA Treasurer Torsella Warns of Possible Unclaimed Property Scams

PA Treasurer Torsella Warns of Possible Unclaimed Property Scams

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella yesterday warned of a surge in unclaimed property scams targeting victims through fake letters and emails in which scammers portray themselves as National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) or state Treasury representatives. FULL ARTICLE
by · May 19, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
AG: Man Cons Woman Out of Money By Pretending to be U.S. Marshall with Cancer

AG: Man Cons Woman Out of Money By Pretending to be U.S. Marshall with Cancer

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of wire fraud and engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced Wednesday. FULL ARTICLE
by · May 18, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
State Officials Discuss Bicycle Safety, Benefits and Improvements for Cyclists to Mark Bike to Work Week

State Officials Discuss Bicycle Safety, Benefits and Improvements for Cyclists to Mark Bike to Work Week

HARRISBURG, Pa.  – With the start of Bike to Work week, the Wolf Administration announced a series of improvements for bicyclists during an event featuring an executive bike ride around Harrisburg by several cabinet members, other officials, and staff. FULL ARTICLE
by · May 16, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Joins PennDOT in Reminding Motorcyclists to Ride Safely

Wolf Joins PennDOT in Reminding Motorcyclists to Ride Safely

 motorcycle safetyHARRISBURG – With both temperatures and the number of motorcycles appearing on Pennsylvania roadways rising, the Wolf Administration reminds everyone to share the road safely during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May. FULL ARTICLE
by · May 2, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. Medical Marijuana Program Rollout Inches Closer to Reality

Pa. Medical Marijuana Program Rollout Inches Closer to Reality

Harrisburg, PA - Wednesday, at her regular briefing of the status of Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Program, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy provided an update on the application intake process for growers/processors and dispensaries and discussed steps moving forward for practitioner and patient regulations. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 27, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Hearing Set For Western Pennsylvania Man Charged With Child Murder

Hearing Set For Western Pennsylvania Man Charged With Child Murder

BUTLER CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Butler County man charged in the brutal murder of a four-year-old boy is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Thursday. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 25, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Clearfield County to Receive $700,000 for Rail Freight Project

Clearfield County to Receive $700,000 for Rail Freight Project

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf announced new project approvals through the State Transportation Commission totaling more than $40 million in funding that will support an estimated 375 jobs in rail freight projects statewide. FULL ARTICLE
Gov. Wolf Urges Seniors to Protect Themselves Against Financial Fraud

Gov. Wolf Urges Seniors to Protect Themselves Against Financial Fraud

HERSHEY, Pa. – On Friday Governor Tom Wolf joined Department of Banking and Securities Secretary Robin L. Wiessmann and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne to discuss measures the Wolf Administration has taken to help protect senior citizens from financial scams and fraud. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 22, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. State Constable Accused of Soliciting Sex, Bribery

Pa. State Constable Accused of Soliciting Sex, Bribery

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Wednesday the arrest of a suspended Pennsylvania state constable accused of abusing his official authority by soliciting at least seven women for sex. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 20, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania’s CARE Act Takes Effect April 20

Pennsylvania’s CARE Act Takes Effect April 20

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Beginning Thursday, April 20, more than 1.6 million family caregivers across Pennsylvania will now receive critical assistance to help older loved ones remain at home with the implementation of the state's Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 20, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News