News Live 365: February 7th, 2020

Pennsylvania State Representative Parke Wentling will be hosting a series of clinics to help qualifying people apply for 2019 Property Tax/Rent rebates. Individuals who are widows or widowers at least 50 years of age, 65 years of age or older, or permanently disabled and subject to certain income limits may qualify for a rebate of up to $650. Events are scheduled for the following dates, times, and locations.

  • Feb. 11 from 9:30AM to 1PM at Federated Church of East Springfield
  • Feb. 18 from 10AM to 2PM at 142 Main Street East in Girard
  • Feb. 19 from 10AM to 2PM at Lakeland Valley Senior Center  in Linesville
  • Feb. 27 from 9AM to 11AM at the Hempfield Township Municipal Building
  • March 4 from 10AM to 2PM at 395 High Street in Conneaut Lake
  • March 5 from 10AM to 2PM at Stone Memorial Library in Conneautville
  • March 10 from to Noon at Wilmington Township Municipal Building
    March 10 from 1PM to 3PM at New Wilmington Borough Building
  • March 12 from 10AM to Noon at Cochranton Borough Municipal Building
  • March 24 from 10AM to 2PM at GECAC Northestern Senior Center in Albion

 

After the most comprehensive study ever conducted on littering in the state of Pennsylvania, PennDOT and the Department of Environmental Protection have announced their intent to shift efforts away from litter clean up and toward litter prevention. According to PennDOT litter cleanup costs the state and municipalities millions of dollars a year and is unsustainable as long as people keep littering.

 

Yesterday Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the arrest of 32 individuals connected to a statewide methamphetamine ring run out of Altoona. The arrests were the culmination of Operation Icebreaker and involved more than half a dozen law enforcement agencies. Along with the arrests law enforcement officers recovered more than 12,000 doses of meth.