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PLCB Returns More Than $2.4 Million in Licensing Fees to Local Communities; Jefferson County Municipalities Receive Over $11,000

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today announced the return of more than $2.4 million in licensing fees to 1,428 municipalities in which licensees are located. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 24, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
AG Shapiro: National Investigation into Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors Expands

AG Shapiro: National Investigation into Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors Expands

UPPER DUBLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Surrounded by parents who have lost children to overdoses and local law enforcement, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Tuesday a major expansion of investigations of manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids that now involve 41 Attorneys General. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 20, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Prescription Drug Take-Back Boxes Unveiled at 65 State Police Stations, Including PSP Punxsutawney

Prescription Drug Take-Back Boxes Unveiled at 65 State Police Stations, Including PSP Punxsutawney

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As part of the ongoing effort to curb the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania, officials with the Wolf Administration yesterday announced the opening of 65 prescription drug take-back boxes at Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) stations across the Commonwealth. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 20, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
57% of Americans Have Less Than $1,000 in Savings

57% of Americans Have Less Than $1,000 in Savings

More than half of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings, a new survey found. In fact, 39 percent of survey respondents said they had no money set aside in savings at all. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 18, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera Joins Advocates to Promote School Safety Across Commonwealth

Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera Joins Advocates to Promote School Safety Across Commonwealth

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera yesterday joined CeaseFirePA, Education Voters of Pennsylvania, and the Education Law Center to introduce new resources to help schools and communities promote school safety. During the press conference, CeaseFirePA presented videos that educators, administrators, and community members can use to prevent gun violence. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 13, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Commonwealth Launches Pilot Program to Integrate Hybrid, Electric Technology into State Vehicle Fleet

Commonwealth Launches Pilot Program to Integrate Hybrid, Electric Technology into State Vehicle Fleet

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper was joined by Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Policy Director Jessica Shirley yesterday to officially launch the Commonwealth’s Hybrid/Electric Vehicles Pilot Program. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 13, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania Preparing for More Self-Driving Cars

Pennsylvania Preparing for More Self-Driving Cars

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Wolf Administration officials from the departments of Transportation (PennDOT), Community and Economic Development (DCED), Labor & Industry (L&I), and State Police (PSP) are taking part in the state’s first Automated Vehicle Summit in State College. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 12, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
$225,000 Jackpot-Winning Cash 5 Ticket Sold in Clymer

$225,000 Jackpot-Winning Cash 5 Ticket Sold in Clymer

CLYMER, Pa. (EYT) - Pennsylvania Lottery's Cash 5 produced a big winner on Sunday, September 10, when a $225,000 jackpot was won by one ticket sold by Sheetz, 825 Franklin St., Clymer, Indiana County. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 12, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
PA State Police Welcomes 90 New Troopers; Two Jefferson County Residents Join Troops in Commonwealth

PA State Police Welcomes 90 New Troopers; Two Jefferson County Residents Join Troops in Commonwealth

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker announced on Friday, September 8, that 90 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the Commonwealth. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 11, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
AG Shapiro: Two Men Arrested for Running Illegal Gambling Enterprise in Western Pa.

AG Shapiro: Two Men Arrested for Running Illegal Gambling Enterprise in Western Pa.

WESTMORELAND CO., Pa. – Yesterday Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced charges against two men for operating an illegal gambling enterprise involving 126 illegal video poker machines in 25 bars in Westmoreland and Fayette counties that led authorities to seize over $660,000 in cash and other assets. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 9, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News