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How to Build a New Style Spotted Lanternfly Circle Trap

It is almost time to use traps or sticky bands to protect your trees from spotted lanternflies. Get ready now so you can trap lots of spotted lanternflies safely. Click here or on the link below to learn how to build your own trap without sticky bands or pesticides. https://extension.psu.edu/how-to-build-a-new-type-of-spotted-lanternfly-trap-called-a-circle-trap?fbclid=IwAR37AwlzzwsMTOzYauB4OA9PlQ299P7GSDtOhj5tR0iLYDWVdNhmApkd3tQ

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Road Closing-Gish Rd

Gish Road, from Newport Road to Sanctuary Road, will be closed to through traffic on Thursday, May 21st, during daytime hours. The closing is for shoulder work. Emergency vehicles and mail carriers can get through with a little care. Daryl J. Lefever Public Works Director Penn Township, Lancaster County

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Census resumes field operations

The Census Bureau is resuming some field operations in Pennsylvania this week, particularly the “Update/Leave” operation. This means that census workers will be again working in some communities.   About Update/Leave Operation: The Update/Leave operation is designed to occur in areas where the majority of housing units either do not have mail delivered to the […]

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Road Closing – Newport Rd

PennDOT Resumes Newport Road Bridge Replacement in Penn Township, Lancaster County Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that its contractor next week will resume a project to replace the bridge that carries Newport Road (Route 4030) over Boyers Run in Penn Township, Lancaster County. The bridge, which is located just west […]

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Lancaster County Economic Recovery Plan

Economic Development Company, Lancaster County, PA and the Lancaster Chamber jointly released the Lancaster County Economic Recovery Plan on April 26th. This document will serve to support Lancaster’s extraordinary business community in getting ready for the next chapter of life with COVID-19. The plan’s leadership teams started their work on plan implementation last week. The […]

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“I’m in” Campaign

Lancaster County’s health systems and community organizations are teaming up on a public service message to encourage everyone to continue taking steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the coming weeks.  We are making progress to slow the spread, but we need everyone in the community to join in to protect themselves, their families, […]

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Lancaster County – Marriage Licenses

The Lancaster County Courthouse has changed its process for obtaining a marriage license during the coronavirus pandemic. The department is closed however they are processing licenses on a limited basis via videoconferencing. For more information and detailed instructions on how to obtain a marriage license during the pandemic, visit https://co.lancaster.pa.us/278/Marriage-Licenses. Temporary Virtual Marriage License Instructions […]

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REVISED-Processing of Applications during COVID-19 & FAQ’s

Applications may be submitted in the box located outside the office doors or sent in via USPS or courier for submittal. Please note the following: Governor Wolf’s orders have lifted the suspension of the construction industry. Construction may resume starting Friday, May 1, 2020. Staff is working remotely on a part-time basis. Applications will be […]

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Tabor Community Services and Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership Resources

We know that times are very tough, and we feel for you and your neighbors. Tabor and Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership (LHOP) have put together resources to help everyone navigate their housing and financial challenges during this time of COVID-19. On Tabor’s website, LHOP’s website, and social media channels, you will find a series of fact sheets that will […]

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Public Meetings during COVID-19 pandemic

As we navigate the current health pandemic, Penn Township has purchased software for teleconferencing for public meetings. If you are interested in participating via Zoom, please contact the Township Planner for details. In your request, please include the meeting which you would like access to as Zoom meeting access details may be different for each […]

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