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The Wyoming County commissioners have approved the purchase of a video conferencing system in the county jail for arraignments.
During Tuesday’s commissioners meeting, Commissioner Rick Wilbur said this includes a one-time purchase of a computer and monitor for $882, plus $648.90 annually for software.
The Appalachian Regional Commission recently awarded Pennsylvania College of Technology an $85,137 grant that will go toward the purchase state-of-the-art injection molding equipment for its Plastics Innovation and Resource Center.
The grant was matched by local contribution, bringing the total to $170,274.
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING. CO. (WOLF) — U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and U.S. Congressman Fred Keller issued the following statements in support of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) decision to award a $5.6 million grant to Lycoming County.
A grant of $5.6 million from President Donald Trump’s administration will be used toward the Williamsport levee reconstruction and support job creation and economic stability in Lycoming County, administration and local officials said.
Washington, D.C. – The Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5.6 million grant to Lycoming County, Pa., to prevent flooding by repairing a structurally unsound I-wall located within the Northeast levee in Williamsport. The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the grant Monday.
LEWISBURG — Seven Boy Scouts from Troop 538 in Lewisburg became Eagle Scouts on Saturday during a ceremony at Faith Luthern Church in Lewisburg. Joseph Beattie, David Hall, Jacob Humphrey, Nicholas Mahoney, Clayton Shaffer, Cole Temple and Connor Wood achieved the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America.
MILTON — SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) helped Milton Borough secure nearly $2.7 million in state and federal grant funding to construct Marsh Road to improve access to five developable lots in the Milton Industrial Park.
A grant totaling $85,137 has been awarded to the Pennsylvania College of Technology by the Appalachian Regional Commission according to an announcement by Congressman Fred Keller, R-Kreamer.
The grant award matches a local contribution of $85,137 for total project assistance of $170,274.
SUNBURY — The Sunbury Fire Department experienced a few firsts during Saturday nights 27th annual banquet held at the Sunbury Social Club.
For the first time, the department joined together with the Sunbury Fire Police to honor each other for each department's community service.
The other first was having a U.S. Congressman present during a banquet.
MONTOURSVILLE, LYCOMING COUNTY (WOLF) — State leaders were in Montoursville today, talking about how the USMCA trade deal will help businesses in Pennsylvania.
They toured a local manufacturing plant this morning.
It's a packed manufacturing floor at the Ralph S. Alberts in Montoursville today.