Capitol Fountain Turns Pink
- In an annual tradition at the state Capitol to raise awareness of
breast cancer, the fountain outside the building’s East Wing was turned
pink this week as a reminder that early detection saves lives. The
fountain will remain pink throughout the month.
According to the American Cancer
Society, nearly 250,000 women and men in the United States will be
diagnosed with invasive breast cancer this year, even though the public
has become more informed about preventative care and the benefits of
To help with early detection, the
Pennsylvania Department of Health offers the HealthyWoman Program, a
free breast and cervical cancer early detection program that offers free
mammograms and clinical breast exams. For more information, click here.
On the Road Again
- The Route 219/Brockport Road bridge over Mead Run in Horton Township
is open to traffic again. It had been closed for construction and is now
no longer structurally deficient.
Local fire companies and volunteer ambulance services….have until Friday, Oct. 21, to complete their applications for the state’s 2016-17 Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program.
The grants may be used for
construction or renovation of a unit’s station, the purchase or repair
of equipment, training or debt reduction. The maximum grant amount is
$15,000 for fire companies and $10,000 for volunteer ambulance services.
A total of $30 million will be awarded through the program.
The grants are funded through state gaming proceeds. For more information or to apply, click here.
Thank you to everyone who came out for Thursday's
Senior Expo I co-hosted with state Rep. Tommy Sankey
(Clearfield/Cambria) at the Clearfield County Fairgrounds. Turnout was
great, and my staff and I enjoyed spending time with our neighbors and
Thanks also to the vendors and
agencies that took time out of their schedules to spend part of their
day with us.
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