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Post-Flooding Information and Resources

Flooding from hurricanes and tropical storms have devastated many communities in central and eastern Pennsylvania and left countless families and businesses facing unbelievable destruction. If you or someone you know has been impacted by the devastating flooding, this document will provide you with the information and resources you need to safely begin recovering from this […]

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Agriculture Department Warns Consumers to Report Unsolicited, Mislabeled Seeds Received by Mail

Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today warned consumers to properly discard and report unordered and mislabeled seeds shipped from overseas. Consumers nationwide have received seeds in packages labeled as jewelry. These seeds may contain plant diseases, weeds or invasive plants that could harm Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry and ecosystem. “Seeds sold in Pennsylvania are […]

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Detour Planned for Roundabout Project at Woodcrest Ave./W. Sixth St. in Lancaster County

Harrisburg, PA – Motorists in Lancaster County are advised a detour is planned at a roundabout construction project at the intersection of Woodcrest Avenue (Route 4022) and West Sixth Street in Warwick Township near Lititz Borough. Weather permitting, on Monday, July 6, Woodcrest Avenue, a state road, and West Sixth Street, a municipal road, will […]

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Manheim Community Library To Go Program

Dear Manheim Community: The Director and staff of the Manheim Community Library have been busy preparing to get materials in the hands of the community. “Library to Go” service will offer users the opportunity to request materials and use a contactless pick up service by appointment. The Library began accepting requests on Monday, June 29, […]

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COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance

COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance Program The COVID-19 public health crisis has impacted every Pennsylvanian in every community. The recently enacted state budget includes $2.6 billion in federal stimulus funds through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). Within this allocation, the Department of Community and Economic Development has been allocated $225 […]

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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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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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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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Penn Township COVID-19 Protocol – Partial Closure

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Penn Township will be operating under a Partial Closure status.  We are still open for business (Monday-Thursday from 7:00AM-5:30PM); answering the phones and emails; however, for the safety and health of our residents as well as our staff, walk-in public access to our offices will not be permitted until […]

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Disaster Loans for Small Businesses and Non-Profits Facing Losses Related to COVID-19

Gov. Wolf: Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses and Non-Profits Facing Losses Related to COVID-19 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the availability of low-interest loans for small businesses and eligible non-profits in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “We are incredibly grateful that the […]

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