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Pennsylvania House moves to legalize fentanyl test strips

Drug overdose deaths have risen sharply in Pennsylvania in recent years, and the General Assembly is taking harm-reduction efforts more seriously than in the past. On Monday, the House unanimously passed a bill, HB1393, that would legalize fentanyl test strips for personal use so drug users ...

Youngsville Life

YOUNGSVILLE LIBRARY HAS A FULL SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES The Youngsville Public Library has a wide range of activities scheduled for the coming two weeks. On Wednesday, July 6, Danielle Ditz will hold three separate career development workshops at the library. The first workshop is from ...

YMCA offers Culinary KIDZ and more

Photo submitted to the Times Observer Claire Peterson, Ashlynn Zawacki and Grace Peterson are making roasted vegetables in the kitchen at the Allegheny Community Center during the YMCA’s Culinary KIDZ program. Culinary KIDZ is just one activity offered during the weekly YMCA’s three-day ...

All animals have eggs and find places to keep them

At Audubon, we have been taking students out on the trails for the last few weeks. My group often ends up in a line of spruce trees, and underneath the trees the kids have discovered a spread of broken blue eggshells. When the kids started asking questions about those particular blue ...

Briefs

Spraying near waterways expected Anyone witnessing an unusually high level of helicopter activity along waterways in Warren County can be confident it is related to black fly spraying. According to a release from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, “Helicopter flight activity will ...

Commissioners note ‘varmint’ problem at county warehouse

Warren County has a “varmint” problem. On Monday, the county commissioners heard that mice have damaged county property at the warehouse in Starbrick. “It’s pretty significant,” Public Safety Director Ken McCorrison said. “We had a vehicle disabled due to mice chewing on the ...