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Keeping the Community Safe: Staff Receive Electrical Safety Training

On Monday, May 21 Penn Township workers, members of Penryn Fire Co., and workers of neighboring municipalities received electrical training from PPL Electric Utilities. They saw an up-close view of the dangers associated with electricity when PPL brought in its Live Line Electric Safety Exhibit. It was part of the efforts by the Township and […]

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Firefighter Crisis

For nearly three centuries, communities across Pennsylvania have relied on volunteer fire companies to protect property and save lives. Today, this volunteer model is in jeopardy. Across the state, local fire companies are struggling. Volunteers are dwindling and costs are soaring. Training requirements have intensified. With donations and volunteers harder to come by, the future […]

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Main Street Road Closure-Manheim Borough

North Main Street will be closed for road work.  The detour in effect goes North on Charlotte Street and South on Grant Street.  It will be in effect each week day from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  You will be able to cross the intersections on Main Street going East and West.  The work should […]

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PennDOT to Repair U.S. 322

PennDOT to Repair, Pave a 7.46-Mile Section of U.S. 322 Survey, clearing, and drainage work scheduled in advance of nighttime base repair and paving. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will set work zone signs today announcing that on Tuesday, May 15, its contractor will begin surveying and clearing brush on a […]

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PennDOT to Repair Route 72

PennDOT to Repair, Pave Route 72 through Manheim and Rapho Twp. Cross pipe work scheduled in advance of base repair and paving later this summer. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that its contractor has begun preparatory work on a project to repair and resurface a 3.49-mile section of Route […]

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License Your Dog in PA

The Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement will be conducting a license canvas in Lancaster County in May.  Multiple wardens will be going door to door educating dog owners as well as checking the status of their dog licenses and rabies vaccinations. All dogs three months or older must be licensed by Jan. 1 of each […]

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EMS Bystander Response Training

Northwest EMS (Emergency Management System) provides lifesaving emergency medical care but they can’t do it alone. Northwest EMS needs your help to save the life of your loved one, friend, or neighbor. Bystanders are the critical link to saving lives in the precious minutes before an ambulance arrives! Please do not let another day go […]

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Resolution 2-2018-Water Meter Frozen or Inoperable

The Northwestern Lancaster County Authority approved a resolution requiring a fee to be paid when a water meter is frozen or rendered inoperable by other negligent action by the meter user. The fee equals the cost to replace the water meter plus a two percent administrative fee. To view the resolution, click here.

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Home Compost Workshops

FREE Home Compost Workshops Scheduled The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) is partnering with municipalities, community organizations and Penn State Master Gardeners of Lancaster County to conduct home compost workshops where residents will learn how to recycle organic waste from their kitchens and gardens instead of putting it in the trash. Composting is […]

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Commute PA

Commuter Services of Pennsylvania is excited to announce the launch of its new rideshare and rewards program for area commuters. Commute PA will help commuters find rideshare partners as well as reward them for tracking green trips. The program is mobile-friendly to allow easy access directly from a smartphone and is available as an iOS […]

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