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One of the most interesting recent events is the latest records update by the Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society. ... I found the society has the famous 1890 U.S. Census of Civil War veterans and widows for Luzerne County, a document that the government used to award the veterans pensions.
Candidates for state and federal government file their candidate documents in Harrisburg through the Pennsylvania Department of State. Sue Ann Mulvey, of Sharon, is running for the Democratic ... Louis Barletta of Luzerne County, state Sen. James Christiana III of Beaver County and Joseph Vodvarka of ...

I saw the inefficiency of government during my time in the Navy and CIA, and I'm now being called on again to serve the great people of Pa.'s 9th Congressional District. The people of the ninth understand that I'm going to D.C. to represent and fight for them, because I am one of them. I'm doing this for my ...
CASA of Luzerne County is hosting NEPA Sings! competition, sponsored in part by PNC Bank and Geisinger Health Systems. Twelve performers will be selected to compete in the finals on Thursday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the KCCA. The final competition will be emceed by Dave Kuharchik, host of PA Live!
The Susquehanna Valley Community Education Project committee is working with Luzerne County Community College to establish another campus in the ... search process "somewhat confidential" so the college can make informed decisions without pressure from outside government officials or agencies.
Northeast Pennsylvania is a living laboratory, testing Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis' 1914 observation that “sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants.” Secrecy is a necessary precursor for the corruption that has plagued the region, from the notorious “kids for cash” scandal in Luzerne County ...

“We're embarking on a journey across Pennsylvania to make liberty a household name,” said Kerns, of Ridley Township, in a release announcing the nomination ... Kerns is a stalwart individualist who supports localizing education, reducing the size of government, ending the war on drugs and returning the ...
The afternoon session featured Luzerne County Manager David Pedri and a presentation by the Pennsylvania Economy League. The February session was hosted by Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat and was held at Hazleton City Hall. The mayor gave an overview of Hazleton government and led a tour of the ...
It's the people that are going to make America great again, and government's role and my role as a member of Congress should be only to be supportive and enable.” ... Due to changes to the map, he is now running for the 9th District and can legally do so, given his residence is in Dallas, Luzerne County.
Log Tavern Road near Milford in Pike County is covered in snow as the winter storm barrels down on Northeast Pennsylvania Wednesday. ... In Luzerne County, a tractor-trailer crash this afternoon shut down Interstate 80 East between Exit 262, Mountain Top/Hazleton, and Exit 273, White Haven/Freeland, ...
15, when former manager Melissa Shafer stepped down after four years of service to take a job as vice president of government relations for St. Luke's ... in the Marcellus shale production area near Dallas, Luzerne County, and end near Pennington, N.J. The route includes 24 municipalities in Pennsylvania ...
In recent years, outright white supremacists have moved from the fringes into active roles in local Pennsylvania politics. In November 2016, Steve Smith—who co-founded the white-supremacist skinhead group Keystone United in 2001—was reelected to the Republican Party committee for Luzerne County, ...
He lead the effort to obtain over $2 million in grant funds from governmental organizations and private foundations to support innovations within the ... on Crime and Delinquency and the Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission on Juvenile Justice in response to the Luzerne County "kids for cash" scandal.
Barletta, Marino among GOP congressmen filing suit over Pa. district map .... Pennsylvania's highest court overstepped its authority in drawing new congressional district lines and did not give state lawmakers enough time to produce a map of their ... Mike Folmer, chair of the State Government Committee.
Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, speaks during the Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, May 22, 2017. ... And Luzerne County is split to provide more Democrats in the 8th Congressional District, where the incumbent would be Democrat Matt Cartwright, Toomey said. “It is an amazing, ...
Pennsylvania has more local governments than all but one other state, and it has by far the nation's largest full-time state Legislature. The state police fiasco is just one example of how that situation rewards taxpayers. Without reforms, the state government will continue to prevent the broader state from ...
Conner, like Kremer, said she expects Republican leadership to ask the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay, now that the Pennsylvania Courts have presented ... What the courts basically did was reorient the east, got rid of the south and creates almost a straight line from Luzerne County down to Berks County.".

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — New proposals to redraw Pennsylvania's congressional districts rolled in Thursday in a high-stakes gerrymandering case, ... a district reaching north into Luzerne County, ignoring Republicans' wishes to package the Democratic city with heavily Republican Lancaster County.
Local waterways still polluted by abandoned mine drainage should prompt Luzerne County to support proposed federal legislation providing more money to ... More abandoned mines also could be reclaimed with the funding, said Hughes, who is executive director of the nonprofit Eastern PA Coalition for ...
WILKES-BARRE — Sen. John Yudichak and Sen. Lisa Baker, joined by members of the Senate Lead Task Force, hosted a roundtable Tuesday on lead exposure, lead testing, and lead abatement policies in Pennsylvania. The roundtable featured Luzerne County Head Start, Maternal and Family Health ...
“Established northeastern Pennsylvania programs to improve educational opportunities, like the SHINE after-school programs are a perfect match to the Governors' PA Smart proposal,” Yudichak said. Yudichak said a responsible budget must adequately fund the Department of Environmental Protection ...
WILKES-BARRE — The Luzerne County Courthouse will soon have its own heating system instead of relying on steam delivered through an aging and ... Pennsylvania-based McClure Company, which is handling the project, had originally proposed installing the boilers in fourth-floor courthouse jury ...
Of three other Republicans who have expressed interest in the race, only one, former state Secretary of Revenue Dan Meuser of Luzerne County, lives ... are Gary Wegman, a Reading dentist who farms in Oley, and Denny Wolff, of Millville, a dairy farmer and a former Pennsylvania agriculture secretary.
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Students at Luzerne County Community College are demanding safer schools and they hope their message spreads beyond the walls on ... I'd like to see the security guards be properly trained," said Doug White, LCCC Student Government president.
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - The deadline to file your income taxes is now five weeks away. It's the same deadline facing ... Not only will the government not penalize you if you are owed money, but also you're going to get interest on that money. Of course, you know how ...


 

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