Krueger announces grants to support recreation projects in Nether Providence, Ridley townships

(1 day ago)

FOLSOM, Sept. 24 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger announced that Nether Providence and Ridley townships were each awarded grants to support recreation projects in the 161 st District. The grants were awarded through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ 2020 Community Conservation Partnerships Program. “Parks and recreation areas are so important to quality of life for our residents. I congratulate the townships on these grants, which will help them make improvements and give our community members great places to play,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. Nether Providence Township was awarded $127,100 for further development of Gouley Park, including construction of a pedestrian walkway and stormwater management measures, installation of play equipment, landscaping and ADA access improvements. Ridley Township was awarded $100,000 for rehabilitation of Nall Field, including renovation of the ballfields, construction of a parking area, pedestrian walkway, dugouts, stormwater management measures, and installation of batting cages, ADA access improvements and more. The DCNR Recreation and Conservation grant program is funded with a variety of state and federal funding sources, including the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund (Key 93), which includes Key-Community and Key-Land Trust; the Environmental Stewardship Fund; the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund; Pennsylvania Trails Fund; Pennsylvania Read more

 

E-BLAST: Virtual resources this week; Updates on COVID-19, Real ID

(Sep 22, 2020)

Dear Neighbor, The pandemic has made it more difficult for us to gather for in-person events safely, but virtual workshops have proven to be a great way for me to continue to provide helpful resources in a safe way. Read more

 

Krueger to host online ‘Ready to Vote 2020’ webinar

(Sep 21, 2020)

FOLSOM, Sept. 21 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a webinar at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 for community members to get the latest information on the upcoming election and the latest changes to voting laws. Those interested can watch “Ready to Vote 2020” by visiting www.RepLeanne.com . Questions can be submitted in advance to RepKrueger@pahouse.net and will be taken during the event. “I hear regularly from residents of my district who have questions about the November election, whether about mail-in ballots, drop boxes or the status of polling places. I’m happy to host this webinar to help them get some answers,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. Krueger will be joined by Christine Reuther, Delaware County Council member. Anyone with questions should contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 and unemployment updates; New suicide prevention plan released

(Sep 15, 2020)

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Krueger to host virtual workshop on emergency preparedness

(Sep 10, 2020)

FOLSOM, Sept. 10 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a virtual workshop focused on emergency preparedness at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22. “September is National Preparedness Month, and I’m pleased to offer this event to help community members learn how they can be prepared for emergencies and disasters of all kinds,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “No one likes to think that an emergency or disaster will affect them. But being prepared can provide peace of mind and equip residents with valuable knowledge in case the unthinkable does happen.” The virtual workshop will include guest speakers from the American Red Cross. Participants will learn what to do before, during and after disasters and emergencies, and find out how to put together a preparedness kit and emergency plan. The workshop will be livestreamed at RepLeanne.com . Questions can be submitted in advance to RepKrueger@pahouse.net and will be taken during the event. Anyone with questions should contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

Emergency Preparedness Virtual Workshop

(Sep 09, 2020)

Sept. 22 6:30 p.m. Watch online at RepLeanne.com Learn what to do before, during and after emergencies of all kinds! Find out how to make a preparedness kit and an emergency plan. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Election updates; COVID-19 nursing home guidance

(Sep 08, 2020)

Latest news and updates for the 161st District Read more

 

Fall 2020 Newsletter

(Sep 03, 2020)

News and information for the 161st District Read more

 

Miss my latest Tele-Town Hall? Listen to the discussion here.

(Sep 03, 2020)

Find out what your friends and neighbors had to say about the issues that matter to our community. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Back to school; Telephone Town Hall tomorrow

(Sep 01, 2020)

Read the latest updates for the 161st District Read more

 

UPS Job Fair

(Sep 01, 2020)

UPS Job Fair Read more

 

State Reps. Krueger, Kirkland announce more than $100K in grants for Delaware County schools

(Aug 25, 2020)

HARRISBURG, Aug. 25 – State Reps. Leanne Krueger and Brian Kirkland announced a pair of grants for local school districts to improve educational services during the COVID-19 pandemic at schools designated for Additional Targeted Support and Improvement under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Spotted lanternfly virtual workshop tonight; Small biz grant deadline Friday

(Aug 25, 2020)

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Krueger to host telephone town hall Sept. 2

(Aug 20, 2020)

FOLSOM, Aug. 20 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger invites residents of the 161 st Legislative District to weigh in on state issues during her telephone town hall on Sept. 2. Residents of the district will receive a call to their home phones at 7 p.m. and can simply stay on the line to listen to the discussion or ask questions. “The past several months have been challenging for our community. This event allows me the opportunity to offer updates on state issues and gives residents of the 161 st District a chance to share what’s on their minds,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “The telephone town hall format makes weighing in easy – especially while we all continue to practice social distancing. I look forward to hearing from neighbors about the issues that are important to them.” Anyone who wants to receive the call on a cell phone must register online at tthm.wufoo.com/forms/register-for-rep-leanne-kruegers-teletownhall/. More information is available by calling Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

Krueger to host spotted lanternfly virtual workshop Aug. 25

(Aug 19, 2020)

FOLSOM, Aug. 19 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a virtual workshop on the spotted lanternfly at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25. Krueger will be joined by Sam Barnett, a master gardener with Penn State Extension, to discuss the spotted lanternfly and what residents should do if they see the invasive bug. “The spotted lanternfly poses a huge threat to our agricultural industry and can damage our trees and plants and make it difficult to enjoy the outdoors,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “Spotted lanternflies are being sighted all over Delaware County, and I want to make sure our residents are armed with the information they need to help us get rid of this pest.” Anyone interested can watch the workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Krueger’s website, www.RepLeanne.com . Questions can be submitted in advance to RepKrueger@pahouse.net or called in during a question-and-answer period. Anyone needing more information can call Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

Telephone Town Hall

(Aug 19, 2020)

I'm hosting a Telephone Town Hall at 7 p.m. Sept. 2. Residents of the 161st District will receive a call to their home phones at 7 p.m. Just stay on the line to join the discussion! Click here to register a cell phone. Click here to take a survey prior to the telephone town hall. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Small biz grant deadline, spotted lanternfly workshop and more community news

(Aug 18, 2020)

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Spotted Lanternfly Virtual Workshop

(Aug 18, 2020)

6:30 p.m. Aug. 25 with Penn State Extension Master Gardner Sam Barnett Watch online at www.RepLeanne.com. Read more

 

Krueger announces state grants to support sewer projects

(Aug 17, 2020)

FOLSOM, Aug. 17 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger announced today that state grants were awarded to Brookhaven and the Southwest Delaware County Municipal Authority in Aston to help with vital sewer projects. The grants, through the PA Small Water and Sewer grant program, were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority today. “Keeping critical infrastructure, such as sanitary sewer lines, in good shape is important for the health of our communities,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “I’m pleased that these grants were awarded to help fund necessary repairs and improvements in Brookhaven and Aston Township .” Brookhaven Borough was awarded $406,835 to help replace 580 linear feet of sanitary sewer line, in an area where a defective sanitary sewer main has resulted in chronic backup conditions. The Southwest Delaware County Municipal Authority was awarded two grants: $170,358 will help repair sewer lines at 23 locations in Aston and Chester townships. $108,795 will help replace sewer lines at 13 locations in Aston and Chester townships . More information on the PA Small Water and Sewer grant program is available here . Read more

 

Help Us Address the Housing Crisis Amid COVID-19 By Taking Our Survey

(Aug 13, 2020)

Pennsylvania House Democrats seek your experiences relating to the housing crisis in light of COVID-19. Read more