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PA Sunshine Program Pays Out 1000th Rebate after Only First Year

PA Sunshine Program Pays Out 1000th Rebate after Only First Year

After a little more than a year, the PA Sunshine Solar Rebate Program has proved immensely successful and popular, having enabled thousands of Pennsylvania homeowners and small businesses to lower their energy bills with the help of the sun’s power. Those projects are paying dividends for the state’s economy and putting people to work...
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Everyday Family Savings Made Easy and Fun

Everyday Family Savings Made Easy and Fun

The U.S. economy is showing signs of a turnaround, however the recession taught many Americans responsible spending habits that will stick with them years to come. Many families are implementing small everyday changes that will curb those small everyday costs that can really add up over time. Some of the best, simplest and most...
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Montgomery County man charged with allowing untreated sewage to be discharged into Perkiomen Creek

Montgomery County man charged with allowing untreated sewage to be discharged into Perkiomen Creek

Criminal charges have been filed against a Montgomery County waste water treatment plant operator for allegedly allowing untreated sewage to be discharged into Perkiomen Creek in Montgomery County and for submitting falsified reports to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Corbett said that Michael Martin, 1451 Markley Road, Pennsburg, was the operator of...
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Easy Ways to Better Your Community

Easy Ways to Better Your Community

Small town, big city, the suburbs or the country – no matter where you live, you’re part of a local community. Without realizing it, you can have a big impact on your community by the everyday choices that you make. And a thriving local community is good for everyone who lives there. Why You...
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Three Tips for a Greener Garage

Three Tips for a Greener Garage

You may be one of the millions of people making eco-friendly changes around your home, but have you thought about going green in the garage? Garages store more than just cars. They store paint and cleaning supplies, tools and lawn care equipment – all of which can pose environmental hazards. These tips from the...
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Local High School Students Honored at Scholar-Athlete Awards Ceremony

Local High School Students Honored at Scholar-Athlete Awards Ceremony

Believing that we must recognize and encourage the impressive commitment of our high school students who most excel in and outside the classroom, Congressman Joe Sestak held his fourth-annual Congressional Scholar-Athlete Program Awards Ceremony. The program honors one male and one female senior student from local high schools which 7th District students attend who...
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Limerick Food Festival

Limerick Food Festival

Are you ready for the summer fun to begin? Then join us for the 2nd Annual “A Taste of the Valley Food Festival”. It’s the place to be for fantastic food, great live entertainment, and tons of fun. Sunday, June 13th, 2010 – 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM 560 Royersford Rd. Limerick, PA 19468...
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Clean Streams Law Prohibits Discharging Chlorinated Water to Storm Sewers in Pa

Clean Streams Law Prohibits Discharging Chlorinated Water to Storm Sewers in Pa

As pools across Pennsylvania prepare to open for the season, the Department of Environmental Protection is reminding private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, that pool and chlorinated wastewater must be handled responsibly. “With warmer weather here, many residents and municipalities are getting their pools ready for the summer,” said...
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Birdsboro Company Holds Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate New Facility

Birdsboro Company Holds Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate New Facility

New Castle Lawn & Landscape held a ribbon cutting recently to celebrate its new Birdsboro, Pa., 3+ acre home that was acquired through the assistance of a U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) loan. In addition to moving the 28-person company from Mohnton, Pa., to its new East Point Drive location in Cumru Township, the...
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Pa Hiring Surge, Largest in 15 years

Pa Hiring Surge, Largest in 15 years

Pennsylvania employers added 34,000 jobs in April, the highest monthly number since 1996, although unemployment remained at its highest rate in more than a quarter century. Gov. Ed Rendell calls it “really good news for Pennsylvania,” although he acknowledges that the effects of the recession aren’t over. Jobs increased in April nationally and in...
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