Police: Bullet Strikes Union City Home
Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Corry
State Police are reporting a bullet fired into the home of a Union City Woman on December 9th which passed through the wall of her house and damaged a China Cabinet inside. The resident of the home on Shreve Ridge Road was not there at the time or the incident could have involved human injury. The State Police in Corry are looking for information, call them at (814)663-2043.
LIHEAP helps Families Heat Homes
Source: National Fuel Gas
The Low Income Heating assistance Program (LIHEAP) can help Pennsylvanian’s heat their homes this year. LIHEAP is a federally funded program to help provide low income families with the money they need to to pay for heating assistance. A family of four making less than $37,000 a year could be eligible for assistance. For more information visit www.LIHEAPhelps.com or call (877)-443-2743.
Sweeping Budget Plan Passes PA House
Source: Office of House Majority Leader Dave Reed
Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives passed a six bill package that Republicans say will bring transparency to Pennsylvania’s Budget Process. Provisions of the bills include such things as requiring an official estimate of tax funds in each budget, closing loopholes allowing out of balance budgets to become official, and even a potential amendment to the state constitution.
Car Collides with Snow Plow in Crawford County
Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Meadville
Fortunately nobody was injured when a car collided with a snowplow on Tuesday. Shortly before 5:30 am Roger Watson lost control of his car in the snow on Old Route 86 outside Cambridge Springs and hit the plow truck with the passenger side of his vehicle. The impact knocked the car onto its side where it slid into a field.
Insurance Deadline Looms
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Insurance
The deadline approaches for registration for insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obama Care. Registration for insurance policies on the insurance marketplace closes at the end of business on Friday December the 15th. Visit www.healthcare.gov or call (1-800)318-2596.
PennDOT Secretary Has Hearing in General Assembly
Source: Office of Rep. Stan Sayler
A special fund hearing for PennDOT is being held today by the House Appropriations Committee. The committee will sit down with PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards to discuss the details of the Public Transportation, Multimodal, and Highway Beautification funds. Secretary Richards will be answering questions about the balances of the funds and how their procured and spent in an attempt to provide more transparency.