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Somerset County (Pennsylvania)

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  • Prescription drug disposal

    Question: Is there an easy way to dispose of old prescription medications? Answer: My apologies, but I've been holding onto this question until I had additional information on our next local collection event, which was announced last week. "National...
  • The Grange Family

    The Grange Family
    Fifty years ago the late Earl W. Sweitzer of Brothersvalley Township was excited about inviting new members to join the Hillcrest Grange. Although he and his wife, the former Ada Baker, had originally joined the same family fraternity back in the 1920s,...
  • Information line question

    Question: I'm just not a "tekkie" and have no interest in a smart phone or computer. Still, it would be nice to have access to some information when I need it. Are you aware of any free information services available over my regular, old phone? Answer:...
  • Non-traditional careers

    The U.S. Department of Labor defines a nontraditional occupation as one in which 25 percent or less of a particular gender works. Women and men can each bring a unique perspective to positions traditionally held by the opposite gender. Health care is...
  • #Pa. #Fall #foliage beginning to show

     
    Expect fall foliage in the Southeastern corner of Pennsylvania to be at about 5 percent of its fall-best, according to the state's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Bureau of Forestry. The Bureau of Forestry issued its first weekly fall...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Charter reform still on Corbett's fall shopping list.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett says he's looking for state lawmakers to pass his delayed charter school reforms during this fall's abbreviated legislative session. But when it comes to transportation funding and selling...
  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • THE GRANGE FAMILY - BY DAVE HAY

    THE GRANGE FAMILY  - BY DAVE HAY
    In recent years Grangers from the adjoining counties of Cambria and Somerset have been joining forces annually in hosting a special event to strengthen neighborly relations.   When Somerset and several neighboring counties worked closely with Cambria...
  • The 2-1-1 question

    Question: What is PA 2-1-1? Answer: PA 2-1-1 is a newly operational information source for anyone who needs information on health and human services in PA. The commonwealth has been divided into seven service areas. Each service area is now served by...
  • Bounty in our county

    The rain was coming down relentlessly on the heads of the people in the crowd as they arrived early to get a good spot in the line. Some of the heads were covered by the umbrellas that dotted the line but mostly it was hoodies against nature. I had...
  • Echoes of the Past

    Echoes of the Past
    As the beautiful fall foliage adds beautiful colors to our area of southwestern Pennsylvania, it's therapeutic to make your way to the country to soak up the beauty of nature.   As you photograph scenes that portray autumn's explosion of beauty, it's...
  • Political phone call question

    Question: I'm really tired of the calls from candidates, political parties, interest groups, etc., especially the pre-recorded messages. Is there any way to put a stop to this? Answer: It doesn't appear that there's any way to stop these messages. If...