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Vaccine Eligibility Update

For Pennsylvanians looking to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, eligibility has now expanded beyond Phase 1A, which primarily focused on people age 65 and over and those age 16-64 with high-risk health conditions. As of this week, people in Phase 1B became eligible to schedule a vaccination appointment. Phase 1B includes: people in congregate settings not otherwise specified as long-term care facilities, and persons receiving home… Read More

Home Heating Assistance Program Extended

The Department of Human Services is extending the 2020-21 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) season and will now accept applications through April 30. LIHEAP is a federally funded program that helps individuals and families pay their heating bills through home heating energy assistance grants. It also provides crisis grants to help in the event of an emergency or if a resident is in… Read More

North Union Street Bridge Construction

Construction of the North Union Street Bridge over the PA Turnpike will begin on April 12, 2021. There will be a temporary bridge constructed with 2 lanes of traffic to be utilized during the construction of the new bridge. Construction is anticipated to be completed in November 2022.

Wood Waste Facility Changes in Middletown

Middletown Borough, Lower Swatara Township and Borough of Royalton residents who utilize the Woody Waste facility in Middletown, please note the following changes:   Facility Regulations: 1. Entry cards must be purchased annually at Middletown Borough Hall prior to using the facility. Cash is not accepted for purchase. The license plate of the vehicle used to bring in material is necessary to obtain a card.… Read More