Archive for category 5 – General Information

Susquehanna County Launches Smart911

The Susquehanna County Commissioners along with Susquehanna County 911 are pleased to announce that we have officially launched Smart911 service in Susquehanna County. This service is completely free to all to use and allows an individual to create a Safety Profile with as much or as little information as that individual wants 911 to see. […]

Countywide Burn Ban for Susquehanna County

Press Release For further information contact: Paul Johnson, Susquehanna County Emergency Management Coordinator 570-278-5914 For Release: Immediate Countywide Burn Ban for Susquehanna County (March 26, 2015, Montrose, PA) The Susquehanna County Board of Commissioners, in cooperation with the County Fire Chiefs and Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry District 11, has issued a resolution enacting a […]

Environmental Quality Board Opens Public Comment Period on Proposed Oil and Gas Regulations

News for Immediate Release   Dec. 12, 2013   Environmental Quality Board Opens Public Comment Period on Proposed Oil and Gas Regulations, Will Hold Public Hearings DEP to Host Informational Webinars   Harrisburg – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Environmental Quality Board announced today that the public comment period for a proposed […]

PennDOT’s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of July 12 – 20

Dunmore – PennDOT announces its work schedule for the week of July 12 – 20.   Note: If you are involved with emergency service crews or know someone involved in emergency service crews and would like to receive our alerts please email Samantha Antosh at or James May at   INTERSTATE 80   […]

FEMA Registration Deadline Extended for Individuals

FEMA is extending the registration deadline for federal aid for individuals affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. Download IA Registration deadline Letter PDF

PSATS Grassroots Lobbying Network – Week in Review (10/14/11)

ACTION ALERT   The PSATS Grassroots Lobbying Network is still under a State of ALERT for the House Prevailing Wage Legislative Reform Package.    Please contact your House members and ask that they support these bills, particularly House members from the following counties: Allegheny, Beaver, Blair, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, […]

Harrisburg bankruptcy sets up fight with state

By Dave Warner and Edith Honan HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – Pennsylvania’s capital, Harrisburg, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday in a desperate bid to resolve its debt crisis, setting up a showdown with the state over control of the city. Harrisburg becomes one of the most-high profile cities to opt for the little used Chapter 9 […]


HB (House Bill), SB (Senate Bill), HR (House Resolution), SR (Senate Resolution), PN (Printers Number)   HB 10 (Turzai, R-Allegheny) (PN 1957): Would amend the Second Class County Port Authority Act to require the authority to provide transportation for the handicapped and grant to the Public Utility Commission sole jurisdiction over any authority other than […]

Post-Flood Information and Resources

from Rep. Sandra Major Flooding from Tropical Storm Lee and damage from Hurricane Irene devastated communities in much of northeastern Pennsylvania and left countless families and businesses facing unbelievable destruction. If you or someone you know has been impacted by the recent devastating weather, information is available on my website,, to help you recover […]

PA Legislative Rundown 7/11/2011

A Look Ahead to Next Week Committee Meetings of Interest to Townships (All meetings are at the Capitol in Harrisburg unless otherwise noted)   Monday, 7/11: – The House Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public hearing on State Budget cuts at Lycoming College, Williamsport   Tuesday, 7/12: – The House Democratic Policy Committee will […]