Monthly archive for March 2016

‘Schuylkill Scrub’ Aims To Clean Up Norristown

Norristown Patch – The Schuylkill Scrub is a watershed-wide clean-up initiative that ?takes place from March 1st through May 31st every spring. ? The Norristown event took place this past Saturday at Elmwood Park Zoo, and several volunteers participated. The Schuylkill Action Network coordinates the initiative, but

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Illegal dumpsites mar the landscape, cause health risk

Tribune Democrat – Vandals and litterbugs are causing problems at the recently opened Honan Avenue Trail in Johns-town. Laurel Highlands Historical Village led an effort last year to get the new trail ready for foot traffic.It had been closed since 2003. The 31/2-mile walkway linking Minersville with the

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Time to pick it up

Pike County Courier – Volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania are pulling on their work gloves. The roadside litter cleanup campaign is sponsored each year by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Twelve cleanup days are

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W-B to participate in Great American Cleanup

CitizensVoice.com – WILKES-BARRE — The city on Monday announced it will participate in the Great American Cleanup of PA, which is set to kick off next month. The start date for the two-week long cleanup movement is scheduled for April 16. The effort will continue until April

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