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Wolf Administration Suicide Prevention Task Force Holds First Statewide Public Listening Tour Session

Wolf Administration Suicide Prevention Task Force Holds First Statewide Public Listening Tour Session

ERIE, Pa. – The Wolf Administration’s Suicide Prevention Task Force on Thursday joined members of the legislature and community members at Penn State Behrend for the first session of the statewide public listening tour. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 14, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Department of Health Warns Against Vaping Illegally Obtained Products as Life-Threatening Illnesses Rise

Department of Health Warns Against Vaping Illegally Obtained Products as Life-Threatening Illnesses Rise

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As cases of e-cigarette-related lung injury have rapidly increased in Pennsylvania and nationwide, Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine is warning all Pennsylvanians of the dangers of vaping, especially illicit drugs like recreational marijuana, especially using unregulated products purchased illegally. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 13, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Input Sought on CWD Response Plan

Input Sought on CWD Response Plan

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Game Commission on Thursday released a draft of its new Chronic Wasting Disease Response Plan, a document that, when adopted, will guide the agency’s management of CWD, which always is fatal to the deer and elk it infects. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 13, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News, Sports
Attorney General Josh Shapiro Files Lawsuit Against OxyContin Creator

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Files Lawsuit Against OxyContin Creator

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a lawsuit against the founders and owners of Purdue Pharma, the creator of the prescription painkiller OxyContin. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 12, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
State Prison Invites Public to Participate in Deer Hunt

State Prison Invites Public to Participate in Deer Hunt

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - SCI Phoenix will provide opportunities for the public to participate in two antlerless deer hunts on the facility grounds, January 3 and 17, 2020. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 12, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Governor Wolf Launches Online Dashboard to Track Progress on Top Priorities

Governor Wolf Launches Online Dashboard to Track Progress on Top Priorities

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday continued his administration’s efforts to make state government more transparent and accountable with the launch of the Governor’s Goals dashboard. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 11, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Free Naloxone to Be Distributed in Jefferson County on September 18, 25

Free Naloxone to Be Distributed in Jefferson County on September 18, 25

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (EYT) – On September 18 and 25, the Wolf Administration will provide free naloxone in Punxsutawney as part of the administration’s ongoing effort to reduce the number of opioid overdoses and get residents into treatment. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 10, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Returns Over $12K to Clarion County Municipalities

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Returns Over $12K to Clarion County Municipalities

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) returned $12,200.00 to Jefferson County municipalities for its semi-annual distribution of licensing fees. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 10, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Access to Nutritious Foods, More Physical Activity Needed to Decrease Childhood Obesity

Access to Nutritious Foods, More Physical Activity Needed to Decrease Childhood Obesity

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine on Friday stressed the importance for children to have access to healthy foods and places to exercise to help decrease the prevalence of childhood obesity in Pennsylvania. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 8, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Jefferson County Native Among 98 New Troopers Assigned to Troops Across PA

Jefferson County Native Among 98 New Troopers Assigned to Troops Across PA

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Commissioner Robert Evanchick announced on Friday that 98 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the Commonwealth. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 7, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News