News for Constituents

Aug

09

2019

August 09, 2019

From a Bacon Fest to a Wassail Walk, Pennsylvania has more than a few festivals to meet everyone’s interests.   [Read More]

Jul

11

2019

July 11, 2019

Each year, heat waves kill more people than hurricanes, lightning, tornados, earthquakes, and floods combined, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Remember to stay cool, hydrated, and informed during a heat wave.    [Read More]

Jun

07

2019

June 07, 2019

Peak Pennsylvania Tornado Season Upon Us Peak Pennsylvania tornado season typically runs from April through June, according to the National Weather Service.  However, increased tornadic activity in early 2019 may also indicate an above average number of storms in July and August. The typical May sees 3 tornadoes in PA, while May 2019 witnessed 13 […]   [Read More]

May

02

2019

May 02, 2019

Introduce the family to a free day of fishing along a Pennsylvania waterway on one of two upcoming holiday weekends.  The first Fish-for-Free Day falls on Sunday, May 26, 2019, with the second scheduled for Thursday, July 4, 2019.   [Read More]

Apr

03

2019

April 03, 2019

The trout waters are stocked and the statewide fishing season is right around the corner, according to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.   [Read More]

Mar

06

2019

March 06, 2019

Angling for a New Fishing Hole This Spring? Angling to catch some fish but tired of the same old spot?  The PA Fish and Boat Commission recommends dropping a line into some of Pennsylvania’s Best Fishing Waters.  Bluegills to walleyes, find your favorite and head out for a fun-filled day of fishing.  Be sure to […]   [Read More]

Feb

01

2019

February 01, 2019

The Farm Show is the prelude to a year of fun-filled events and activities at the Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA. February begins with the nine-day Great American Outdoor Show, celebrating hunting, fishing, and outdoor traditions.  Motorama, the nation’s largest indoor motorsports event featuring one million square feet of action, rolls into the complex in mid-February.  The latest makes and models of recreational vehicles and everything you may need for your next RV vacation will be on display during the four-day Harrisburg RV and Camping Show.   [Read More]

Jan

04

2019

January 04, 2019

Dogs and cats in imminent danger from temperature extremes while left in an unattended motor vehicle may now be rescued, according to Pennsylvania’s Motor Vehicle Extreme Heat Protection Act signed into law on October 24, 2018.   [Read More]

Dec

05

2018

December 05, 2018

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced 15 recalls among the 40 tested toys and children’s products in 2018.  The 33rd Annual Survey of Toy Safety reveals from October 5, 2017 to October 26, 2018, over 2.7 million individual toys or products were pulled from shelves.    [Read More]

Nov

08

2018

November 08, 2018

Income eligibility limits for PACENET are increasing to provide coverage to an additional 17,000 Pennsylvanians who are aged 65 and older with a minimum 90 days state residency, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.     [Read More]

Oct

16

2018

October 16, 2018

Penn’s Woods 2018 Fall Foliage schedule focuses on 23 prime PA locations to experience autumn’s blaze of color, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA DCNR).    [Read More]

Sep

07

2018

September 07, 2018

Farm animals, food, and fun are coming to a fair or fall festival near you, according to VisitPA.    [Read More]