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E-Cigarettes: Things to know about Vaping

Most e-cigarettes, also known as e-cigs, e-hookahs, mods, vape pens, vapes or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) contain nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive. Recently, e-cigarette use among youth was declared an epidemic by the U.S. Surgeon General. Some e-cigarettes look like regular cigarettes, cigars or pipes. Some e-cigarettes look like pens, USB sticks and other everyday items. […]

Fireworks Safety

Pennsylvania State Police Fireworks Frequently Asked Questions House Bill 542 was signed into law on October 30, 2017. Under the new law, the Fireworks Act of 1939 was repealed and replaced in its entirety. The complete version of the new law can be viewed here. However, the questions and answers below highlight the most noteworthy […]

Spotted Lanternfly – License requirement and management

The spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect that threatens the agricultural, ornamental and timber industries. Help stop the spread! Businesses and organizations must have SLF permits if they move vehicles, products or other conveyances within or out of the quarantine zone which includes Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, […]

Recycling Fee increase

The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) announced this month that the Recycling Tipping Fee will increase from $50 to $60 per ton effective July 1, 2019. The rate change is necessary as the cost to LCSWMA for recycling charged by Penn Waste continues to rise, due to declining markets. Accordingly, the cost burden […]

PA Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program

Choose Healthy. Choose WIC of Lancaster County! The Lancaster County WIC program is eager to provide families with healthy food options, nutrition education and breastfeeding support.  Recipients include pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children up to age 5.  Most families receiving Medical Assistance, SNAP or cash assistance benefits are eligible. Plus, many working families […]

What can I do with my yard waste?

Penn Township does not have a yard waste disposal site, however there one property owner within the Township that accepts leaves. Property owner does not accept woody waste. PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL. DO NOT BRING TRASH OR ITEMS NOT REQUESTED TO THE PROPERTY (see below) AND CALL PRIOR TO DELIVERY. Leaves only (no bags) Daniel Lapp, […]

PennDOT to Rebuild Rt. 283 Interchange with Rt. 722, State Road

2-year project will widen State Road, replace bridges over Amtrak and Route 283. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that on Monday night, March 18, weather permitting, its contractor will place barrier closing the right shoulder along eastbound and westbound Route 283 and shift traffic toward the median in each […]