News for Constituents

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]

Aug

24

2015

August 24, 2015

Driving while dialing, calling, or texting, triples crash risk, according to leading highway safety advocates. Yet, a quarter of all teens respond to a text message once or more every time they are behind the wheel.   [Read More]

Jul

30

2015

July 30, 2015

From almonds and apples to yams and zucchini, Pennsylvania is blessed with rich soils, beneficial topography and conducive climatic conditions giving rise to a multitude of locally grown fruits and vegetables proudly labeled PA Preferred, according to the PA Department of Agriculture.   [Read More]

Jul

02

2015

July 02, 2015

Planning a Pennsylvania vacation is a click away at VisitPA, the Commonwealth’s official tourism website.   [Read More]

May

29

2015

May 29, 2015

Low ground and surface water levels across more than a third of Commonwealth counties are prompting the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to continue a drought watch.   [Read More]

Apr

29

2015

April 29, 2015

Whether maintaining your property or engaging in recreational and leisure activities, Pennsylvania residents in all 67 counties should be vigilant about preventing exposure to deer ticks and Lyme Disease, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PaDOH).   [Read More]

Mar

27

2015

March 27, 2015

From three nests 30 years ago, Pennsylvania’s bald eagle population has blossomed to more than 250 nests located across the Commonwealth, according to the PA Game Commission.   [Read More]

Mar

02

2015

March 02, 2015

As Pennsylvania’s Peregrine Falcons prepare for the 2015 nesting season in downtown Harrisburg, details on recent sightings are available with a simple click on the Falcon Wire News Button.   [Read More]