News for Constituents

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]

Jan

23

2015

January 23, 2015

Home testing for high levels of radon is being encouraged by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection during the winter months, when concentrations of the gas increase with the closed windows and doors in our homes and other buildings.   [Read More]

Dec

29

2014

December 29, 2014

Cold temperatures and winter weather are prompting a reminder from the PA Department of Human Services that the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is open for business.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2014

November 20, 2014

The changing autumn weather and leaves on the roadway contribute to an increase in vehicle crashes at this time of the year, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Just Drive PA program.   [Read More]