January 21, 2010 RSS feed / Features

When Child Abuse Leads To Child Death

Last year, 50 children in Pennsylvania died from child abuse or neglect. Fewer than half of the families were known to child welfare services. More...

Conservation Corner

Fulton County Farmland Preservation Program Accepting Applications

The Pennsylvania Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program was developed in 1988 to help slow the loss of prime farmland to non-agricultural uses. More...

Motorists Should Clear Vehicles of Snow, Ice Before Traveling

Use headlights whenever wipers are on

With plenty of winter remaining for many parts of Pennsylvania, PennDOT last week reminded motorists that they are required by law to clear their vehicles’ windows of ice and snow before driving. More...

Nearly 50,000 Vaccinated At 2-Day H1N1 Clinics

Department of Health continues vaccination efforts

The Department of Health vaccinated 49,078 Pennsylvanians at 33 H1N1 flu clinics held across the state on Jan. 8 and 9. The department urges anyone who has not yet been vaccinated to get immunized. More...

Winter’s Best Buys – Potted and Cut Flowers

The Potting Shed

Winter is the season when the widest selection of fun, affordable bulb flowers is available. They are in floral shops, garden centers and supermarket floral departments and are just what one needs to brighten up days until spring weather arrives. More...

AARP Offers Free Help To Taxpayers

The Chambersburg TaxAide Program in conjunction with the AARP Foundation will start on February 1, 2010, to offer free tax assistance to the low to moderate income, with emphasis on the elderly. More...