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Fireworks: State Fire Commissioner Urges Caution Ahead July 4th Celebrations

As millions of Pennsylvanians prepare to celebrate Independence Day, Acting State Fire Commissioner Charles McGarvey joined local leaders and the Burn Prevention Network (BPN) today in urging residents to take the necessary steps to protect both their loved ones and property. “Our message today is clear, fireworks are not toys,” said McGarvey. “While dangerous, we […]

Saving EMS: Northwest EMS looks to stabilize funding for future

Northwest EMS, which provides emergency medical services to communities in northwestern Lancaster County, is facing an emergency of its own. It could become insolvent in three to five years. That means if something isn’t done, the municipalities served by the county’s third-busiest EMS agency will have to figure out another way to provide those state-mandated […]


Notice is hereby given that the Penn Township Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., at the Penn Township Municipal Building; 97 N. Penryn Rd., Manheim, PA 17545, to hear the following application: Case #220954 – Applicant Konrad Kreiser has submitted an application to be heard […]

Road Closing – Bucknoll Rd

Bucknoll Road, from Lancaster Road to the western most Bayberry Avenue, will be closed to ALL through traffic, starting on June 13th and going for about 3 weeks. The closing is for water line and storm sewer work associated with the Manheim Commons Development. Emergency vehicles and mail carriers will have to access all the […]

Campaign Signs Are Prohibited Within State Right-of-Way

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding candidates for political office that no campaign signs can be placed within the PennDOT right-of-way along state roads, interstates, expressways, and other limited access highways. Political signs cannot be attached on light or signal posts, guide rail or other PennDOT traffic control devices. It is […]

Rags in Public Sewer System

Please stop putting cloth rags into the public sewer system, by flushing them down a toilet or other means. The rags are damaging to the treatment system causing unnecessary expense. It is illegal to put rags into the system. The Township will prosecute anyone putting rags into the system but prefers for the system users […]

America to celebrate 250 years in 2026

America250PA hopes to engage all citizens of the Commonwealth, from all 67 counties,  bring the Commonwealth’s history into the conversation so Pennsylvanians can better understand the origins and multiple perspectives of issues facing our Commonwealth & nation today,  use history to encourage and inspire future leaders,  celebrate the contributions of Pennsylvanians to our Commonwealth’s history […]

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.