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October 21st, 2012
Three Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) students from Penn State DuBois recently made a presentation on their circular and extra circular work at the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Associationâ€™s (POTA) annual conference in Lancaster.
The following is the volunteer schedule for the Christian Food Bank for the month of November 2012.
Week 1 â€“ Thursday, November 1
PACK: Lois Straub â€“ Dick Bauer, Rita Wiesner, Alice Wiesner, Bonnie and Butch Sherry, Gwynne and Sonny Lenze, and Darcy Geci
RECEIVE: Mary Benigni
INTERVIEW: Tina Gradizzi
DISTRIBUTE: Peg Schreiber â€“ Ron Haberberger, Ann Lenze, Fred and Peg Schreiber, Bonita Zelt, Sandy and Joe Wilhelm, Jean Miller, Jean Rigard and JoAnn Fritz
CHAPLAIN: Fr. James Falusczak
Week 2 - Thursday, November 8
Voters will be asked, but not required, to show an acceptable photo ID on Election Day.Â All photo IDs must contain an expiration date that is current, unless noted otherwise.Â Voter's names on their photo IDs do not need to exactly match their voter registration, but the names must substantially conform.Â Acceptable IDs include:
â€˘ Photo IDs issued by the U.S. Federal Government or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (including the Department of State Voter ID Card)
â€˘ PA Driverâ€™s License or Non-driverâ€™s License photo ID (IDs are valid for voting purposes 12 months past expiration date)
UNIVERSITY PARK â€” Fifth Congressional District Republican incumbent Glenn Thompson and Democratic challenger Charles Dumas will face off at a debate in front of a live audience in the lobby of the Outreach Building at Penn Stateâ€™s Innovation Park on Monday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m.
HARRISBURG â€“ Governor Tom Corbett on Thursday ceremonially signed the Firefighter Grant Program law, also known as Senate Bill 866, providing grant money for Pennsylvaniaâ€™s fire, ambulance and emergency companies.
CAMP HILL â€“ Pennsylvania welcomes RVers with the official â€śRV Friendlyâ€ť logo designed to let travelers know which businesses can accommodate their RV.Â
RIDGWAY â€“ With deck replacement work complete, PennDOT plans to fully open two Elk County bridges on Friday, Oct. 19. Making the repairs will keep the bridges in service for years to come. Both bridges are located on Route 949 near Portland Mills. The bridges are about 500 feet apart, with one spanning Toby Creek and one spanning the railroad. Traffic has been controlled at the bridges by temporary signals. Once both lanes are opened on the bridges, PennDOT will turn the signals off and remove them.
â€śHoliday Mail for Heroesâ€ť mailbox open through December 7
DUBOIS - Although many people spend the holiday season in the company of close relatives and friends, many of the nationâ€™s heroes can not do the same. While military deployments and hospital stays may keep many service men and women away from their loved ones this season, the American Red Cross is doing its part to keep their holiday spirits high. The Red Cross will collect and distribute holiday cards that send words of encouragement, joy and cheer.
COLUMBUS, Ohio â€”The passing of the 2012 federal tax filing extension deadline at midnight tonight means that now is a good time to start looking ahead to the 2013 tax filing season.Â Many working taxpayers may benefit from a review of their federal income tax withholding rate, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
Penfield â€“ PennDOT advises drivers that Route 255 in Clearfield County is closed between Penfield and St. Marys, due to a crash with downed utilities. Northbound and southbound traffic is being detoured. Local traffic is allowed through the closed section.
Motorists are advised to follow signed detours. Emergency personnel are on site to direct motorists as necessary. PennDOT advises drivers to allow for extra travel time and remain alert and patient as they move through the area.
PennDOT expects to re-open the roadway by 7 p.m. today.