Measures passed include Statute of Limitations Reform for Child Sexual Abuse, Enhancing the Penalties for Child Pornography & Kayden’s Law Submitted Article The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), held its first meeting of the 2021-2022 legislative session today. Seven bills were unanimously passed with bi-partisan support, includingContinue Reading

Penn State Extension continues to offer pesticide recertification credits. What was old is new again, and in March of 2020, Nicole Santangelo and Liz Bosak of Penn State Extension in Potter/McKean and Dauphin/Perry Counties worked quickly to meet the needs of applicators without internet access. They were able to launchContinue Reading

SCCTC students are currently constructing a fourth home on Hunsinger Road in Springville that they hope to complete by the end of the 2022 school year. Susquehanna Community seniors Cole Soden (above, left) and Gavin Baker run wires in the garage. Students in the Carpentry and Cabinetry program and BuildingContinue Reading

The Wyoming County Fairgrounds in Meshoppen Township is the probable location for a mass drive-thru COVID vaccination clinic. The effort must be coordinated with the state Department of Health, officials for which report limited resources and not enough doses.  By Rick Hiduk (Exclusive to readers) Wyoming County officials wereContinue Reading

Recent graduates from the NTIEC hospital externship program conducted at Wayne Memorial Hospital were (from left) Amelia Farry – Abington Heights; Kathryn “Grace” Hinkley and Hanna McCarthy – Blue Ridge; Bethany Burns – Susquehanna Community; and Cadence Lusk – Blue Ridge. Edited from Submitted Materials On Dec. 15, 2020, NorthernContinue Reading

County leaders from throughout Pennsylvania met virtually on Tuesday to unveiled five key county government legislative priorities for 2021, led by a call for election reforms based on counties’ experience in 2020, as well as expanding broadband, creating solutions to the emergency medical services crisis, protecting funding for county humanContinue Reading

Endless Mountains Health System ER nurse manager Lauren Thomas (above, left) administers the COVID-19 vaccine to Dr. Joseph Speicher, a geriatric medical specialist at EMHS. Story by Rick Hiduk/Photo above courtesy EMHS (Also published in the Susquehanna County Independent) The information delivered during a webinar hosted by Sen. Gene YawContinue Reading