News for Constituents

Sep

19

2016

September 19, 2016

Welcome to year two of the PA Game Commission’s Elk Webcam, offering the sights and sounds of Elk County. If you have no time to spare this fall for a trip to Elk country, the PA Game Commission is urging you to log onto the webcam site at dawn and dusk during elk feeding times. Don’t forget to tune in throughout the rest of the day for a glimpse of native wildlife and the changing palette of fall in Elk County.   [Read More]

Aug

12

2016

August 12, 2016

Limited rainfall this summer has triggered voluntary and mandatory water restrictions in 34 counties across the Commonwealth, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2016

July 08, 2016

More than $136 million in unclaimed tangible property and money was returned to its rightful owners during 2015, according to the Pennsylvania Treasury.   [Read More]

Jun

03

2016

June 03, 2016

Are you looking for dedicated bike routes across Pennsylvania? Turn to the new interactive biking map available through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.   [Read More]

May

06

2016

May 06, 2016

Take a short trip to “The Fishing Hole” to share your thoughts and opinions with an eagerly awaiting PA Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC).   [Read More]

Mar

24

2016

March 24, 2016

Is yours among the one in ten households paying daily for a wasted 90 gallons of water?   [Read More]

Feb

01

2016

February 01, 2016

Barely out of the gate, the peanut butter brownies ran away with a first place award on the first full day of the 100th PA Farm Show.   [Read More]

Jan

07

2016

January 07, 2016

Treat yourself to a copy of the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s beautiful 2016 Pennsylvania Wildlife Calendar or the Birds of Pennsylvania Calendar both full of helpful information and striking photographs.   [Read More]

Dec

22

2015

December 22, 2015

Pennsylvania’s young artists, in grades 6 through 12, are being encouraged by the Pennsylvania Game Commission to participate in the 2016 Youth Wildlife Art Contest. The annual Youth Wildlife Art Contest focuses on Pennsylvania’s Endangered and Threatened Species. Submitted artwork may be horizontal or vertical on 12-inch x 9-inch heavy weight paper, which is no more than a quarter inch thick. Accepted mediums include oils, pastels, color pencils, water colors, acrylic, charcoal, graphite, black and white or color.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2015

November 18, 2015

Eligible undergraduates attending accredited Pennsylvania colleges and universities and Pennsylvania residents attending accredited colleges and universities elsewhere, may secure an exciting internship in Pennsylvania state government by competing in the 2016 Finnegan Foundation Essay Contest on education funding proposals currently being debated in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Oct

30

2015

October 30, 2015

Seasonal influenza, according to the PA Department of Health, strikes between October and May, typically infects five percent to twenty percent of Pennsylvanians, and includes 120 to 2,000 annual deaths from complications related to the flu.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2015

September 14, 2015

Hike a seven-mile trail and be rewarded with the sights and sounds of 21 gorgeous waterfalls against an array of autumnal colors. Peddle a 20-mile pathway along the banks of the Susquehanna River and enjoy gardens filled with fall flowers and picnic areas surrounded by colorful foliage.   [Read More]