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Governor Corbett’s Request for Federal Aid Granted for Storm Damage Approved

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett announced this week that the President of the United States has approved his request for a federal disaster declaration for those Pennsylvanians severely impacted by storms and flooding from June 26 to July 11. FULL ARTICLE
by · October 4, 2013 · PA News

Governor Corbett Appeals for Federal Reimbursement of Government Costs for Late June/July Storms

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday Governor Tom Corbett again requested federal funding that would provide reimbursement to local, county, and state agencies for costs associated with the response to and recovery from severe storms in late June and through July. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 7, 2013 · PA News

Clarion & Jefferson Counties Granted Over $1 Million Combined in 'Pre-K Counts' Grants

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday Governor Tom Corbett announced that $84.5 million will be distributed to qualifying pre-kindergarten programs across Pennsylvania, providing programs and services for nearly 12,000 children. Jefferson and Clarion Counties have been granted a total of over $1,000,000.00. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 2, 2013 · PA News

Governor Corbett Requests Federal Disaster Assistance to Aid Jefferson County in Storm Damage

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Friday Governor Tom Corbett asked the federal government to provide disaster aid that will help governments and certain non-profit organizations recover from powerful storm damage and significant flooding that began in late June. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 28, 2013 · PA News, Regional Headlines

Gypsy Moth Aerial Spraying Planned for Clarion, Venango; DCNR Web Map to Chart Progress

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has developed an interactive, web-based map enabling users to track progress of gypsy moth spraying operations across the state. FULL ARTICLE
by · May 16, 2013 · PA News

Governor Corbett Announces Finalists for 2014 Teacher of the Year, Jefferson County Teacher One of 12 Finalists

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday Governor Tom Corbett and Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis announced the 12 educators who have been selected as finalists for Pennsylvania’s 2014 Teacher of the Year. FULL ARTICLE
by · May 3, 2013 · PA News
Insect Threat to Hemlock Trees Discovered in Cook Forest, Clear Creek State Parks

Insect Threat to Hemlock Trees Discovered in Cook Forest, Clear Creek State Parks

COOKSBURG, Pa. - A non-native, invasive insect that attacks and kills Eastern hemlock trees has advanced westward across Pennsylvania to Clarion and Jefferson counties where infestations have been confirmed in two state parks. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 9, 2013 · PA News

DCNR to Resume Spraying Woodlands to Combat Gypsy Moth Damage

HARRISBURG, Pa.  – The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will target eight counties in an aerial spraying effort to combat the effects of growing gypsy moth populations in northwest and north central Pennsylvania. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 8, 2013 · PA News

Governor Corbett Honors Everyday Heroes for Black History Month

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Yesterday, Governor Tom Corbett recognized African American leaders from across Pennsylvania for their commitment and dedication to their community. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 28, 2013 · PA News