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SECTV to offer free Wi-Fi hot spots, modems and breaks to customers

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

In the midst of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Service Electric Cable TV & Communications is proud to join the “Keep Americans Connected” pledge to help ensure connectivity to our valued customers, as first proposed by the Federal Communications Commission.

As part of the “Keep Americans Connected” pledge, Service Electric pledges for the next 60 days to:

- Not terminate service to any residential or small business due to the inability to pay their bill

Protecting your family from COVID-19

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The World Health Organization offers some answers to some common questions about COVID-19, the latest coronavirus.

Are hand dryers effective in killing the new coronavirus?

No. Hand dryers are not effective in killing the 2019-nCoV. To protect yourself against the new coronavirus, you should frequently clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Once your hands are cleaned, you should dry them thoroughly by using paper towels or a warm air dryer.

Can an ultraviolet disinfection lamp kill the new coronavirus?

SKILLSUSA

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Over 400 students participate in annual competition

On Jan. 29, over 400 students competed in 54 hands-on skill and leadership competitions. This “Showcase of Skills” is a unique opportunity to observe some of the most talented career and technical education students in the area. District Gold Medal winners will advance to state and national competitions. This year, the SkillsUSA Council partnered with postsecondary educational institutions to award over $200,000 in scholarships to the medalists of 12 competitions.

Pennsburg mayor announces candidacy for 131st

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Republican Vicki Lightcap has announced her candidacy for the 131st State House District.

“I look forward to delivering my message and discussing my qualifications with the voters of the 131st State House District,” Lightcap said. “With over 35 years’ experience as a businesswoman in finance and manufacturing, I have a unique perspective on what strengthens our economy and how jobs are created, and I can tell you, the best way for government to help business is to get out of the way.”

State Rep. Justin Simmons will not seek re-election

Thursday, January 16, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

R-131st

State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, announced he will not seek re-election to the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 2020.

“While this is a bittersweet moment as I have been honored to serve the people of our community, I can do so knowing that I contributed to making a difference not only for the residents of Lehigh, Montgomery and Northampton counties, but for all Pennsylvanians,” Simmons said.

Boscola announces $105K for career and tech schools

Thursday, January 16, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

State Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, announced recently the awarding of $104,999 in competitive grants to local career and technical schools for the purchase of new equipment aligned to training students in high demand occupations.

“I am pleased that the Commonwealth is being proactive in assisting our career and technical schools across the state to aid them in preparing our students for high demand occupations,” Boscola said. “These grants will allow our local career and technical schools to purchase needed equipment that will train our students for jobs that employers are seeking.”