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Department of Aging Accepting ‘Champions of Older Workers’ Award Nominations

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is seeking nominations for the annual Champions of Older Workers Award, which recognizes employers in the commonwealth who employ and value older workers. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 28, 2014 · Local News, PA News

Live-Fire Tank Exercise Planned at Fort Indiantown Gap

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Fort Indiantown Gap is scheduled to host a live-fire tank exercise using 120 mm rounds between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 29. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 27, 2014 · Local News, PA News
Report: Heroin Cheaper than Beer in Rural PA

Report: Heroin Cheaper than Beer in Rural PA

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Center for Rural Pennsylvania has released a report summarizing the findings of four statewide hearings held to examine the growing numbers of heroin and opioid-related deaths and arrests across Pennsylvania. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 25, 2014 · Local News, PA News, Uncategorized

DEP Commends Underground Mining Industry for Safety; Over Five Years Since Last Fatality

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) yesterday announced that it has been over five years since the last fatality occurred at a Pennsylvania underground mining operation. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 24, 2014 · Local News, PA News

Marcellus Drilling Boom May Have Led to Too Many Hotel Rooms

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Drilling in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region led to a rapid increase in both the number of hotels and hotel industry jobs, but Penn State researchers report that the faltering occupancy rate may signal that there are now too many hotel rooms. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 22, 2014 · Local News, PA News

PA Unemployment Rate at 5.8% in August

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry yesterday released its employment situation report for August 2014. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 20, 2014 · Local News, PA News

State to Review Law Prohibiting Excessive Overtime for Health Care Workers

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he is launching a special performance audit of the Department of Labor and Industry’s implementation and enforcement of the Prohibition of Excessive Overtime in Health Care Act, commonly known as Act 102. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 19, 2014 · Local News, PA News

DCED Collaboration with Jefferson County Communities Wins National Innovation Award

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker yesterday announced that the Council of State Community Development Agencies (COSCDA) has awarded the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) the 2014 Presidential Award for Innovation for the Blueprint Communities initiative. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 18, 2014 · Local News, PA News

GantDaily: Woman Facing 763 Theft Charges Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD, Pa. – A Clearfield woman has waived her right to a preliminary hearing on more than 2,800 counts of theft charges, according to online court documents. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 17, 2014 · Local News, PA News
First Cluster of EV-D68 Cases Confirmed in Pennsylvania

First Cluster of EV-D68 Cases Confirmed in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced three confirmed cases of EV-D68 in Pennsylvania residents. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 17, 2014 · Local News, PA News