News Live 365: April 10, 2018

One Week Left to File Your Taxes

PA Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is alerting citizens that starting today there is only one week left to file your taxes before April 17th. With this being the final week of tax preparation the Department of revenue will have their offices and hotlines open for extended hours this week. You can call  (717) 787-8201 for help with filing your personal income tax.

 

Educational Breakfast Helps Seniors with Finance

Press Office of Rep. Tedd Nesbit
Pennsylvania State Representative Tedd Nesbit will be hosting two educational breakfast events for senior citizens. The breakfasts will focus on financial issues elder Pennsylvanians are affected by such as internet and phone scams. This is your last day to reserve a spot at one of two events. The first breakfast will be at 9:30am on Friday April 13th at Unionville Fire Company and the second on the 20th at Mercer County Career Center. Call (724)458-4911.

 

State News: Route 30 Collapses Outside PIttsburgh

Radio PA
An entire section of Route 30 near eastern Pittsburgh collapsed and plummeted nearly 40 feet down a hill. While nobody was injured by the collapse every resident of a nearby apartment complex was evacuated when part of one of the buildings collapsed along with the road.

Shred Your Old Documents in Mercer County for Free

Press offices of Reps.Tedd Nesbit and Parke Wentling
On Saturday April 28th from 9 AM until noon State Representatives Parke Wentling and Tedd Nesbit will be hosting a document shredding event open to the public. During the event participants will learn some tips to avoid having their identity stolen by criminals and be able to destroy sensitive documents they no longer need. The event will take place at the PennDOT maintenance building in Mercer and you can contact the offices of Park Wentling or Ted Nesbit for more details.

 

The Second Annual Hero Dash and Splash is Around the Corner

Sugarcreek PD
Sugarcreek Borough Police Department as well as Union and Rocky Grove Volunteer Fire Departments are hosting their 2nd Annual Hero Dash and Splash on April 28th. The Dash and Splash is a 5K Run or Walk at Two Mile Run. Pre-registration fees are $30 for runners and $25 for walkers. Go to www.runsignup.com or visit the Sugarcreek Borough Police Station at 121 Fox Street in Franklin PA between 9 A.M. and 3 P.M. For more details you can check out Dash and Splash on Facebook and if you are interested in becoming a sponsor call (814) 437-3703 or visit the station.

 

Five Days of Gun Violence Hearings in PA Legislature

Radio PA
Yesterday the Pennsylvania House of Representatives held the first of five hearings about gun violence scheduled for this week. During yesterday’s hearing Democratic and Republican legislators discussed the topics of school safety, background check loopholes, and a potential ban on bump stocks.