MT. BETHEL – State Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Nazareth) and his staff will ring in 2018 by opening a new Slate Belt district office at 447 Blue Valley Drive, Bangor, next to the Capitol Plaza. The first day of business in the new location will be Tuesday, Jan. 2, starting at 9 a.m.
FORKS TOWNSHIP – State Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Northampton) invites residents of the 137th Legislative District to his annual Senior Fair, which will be held this Friday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Forks Township Community Center, 500 Zucksville Road, Easton.
NAZARETH – The Borough of Bangor is the recipient of a nearly $2 million Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) grant to address flooding on Messinger Street, according to state Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Nazareth). The money will be used to replace the existing slate box culvert with a storm sewer.
HARRISBURG – House Bill 218, the general appropriations piece of the state budget process, is headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk following a 173-27 vote in the House today. The bill calls for a minimal increase in spending and a substantial hike in funding for Pennsylvania’s public schools.
FORKS TOWNSHIP – Braden Airpark in Forks Township is the recipient of one of nine grants issued statewide for safety upgrades and expanded operation opportunities, according to state Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Nazareth).
HARRISBURG – VF Corp., owner of Majestic Athletic, today released details of the sale of its Licensed Sports Group, including Majestic, to Fanatics Inc. State Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Nazareth) issued the following statement in reaction to the announcement that nearly 600 jobs at the Majestic facility in Palmer Township have been saved thanks to actions taken by Major League Baseball and Fanatics.