Highlighting events in our community, plus Census, REAL ID info

(Jan 28, 2020)

News and events from Harrisburg and around the 161st District! Read more

 

Serving our community; Grants awarded for fire/EMS organizations

(Jan 22, 2020)

News and updates from Harrisburg and the 161st District! Read more

 

Grant Training Workshop

(Jan 22, 2020)

Nonprofits in Delaware County are invited to learn more about available grant opportunities, how to apply for them and more! 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 Brookhaven Municipal Center, 2 Cambridge Road, Brookhaven RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dced-grant-training-workshop-tickets-89789355379 Hosted by members of the Delaware County House Democratic Delegation and the Department of Community and Economic Development. Read more

 

Delaware County nonprofits invited to grant training workshop

(Jan 22, 2020)

FOLSOM, Jan. 22 – Delaware County nonprofit organizations are invited to participate in a workshop to learn more about pursuing state grant opportunities, state Rep. Leanne Krueger said today. The regional grant training workshop, hosted by members of the Delaware County House Democratic Delegation and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Brookhaven Municipal Center, 2 Cambridge Road in Brookhaven. The goal of the workshop is to help organizations learn about grant opportunities, how to apply for them and seek support in the application process. “We want to make the grant application process easier for organizations, so they can find funding opportunities that might benefit them and put together the best application possible,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “I’m pleased to be able to work with my colleagues to make this workshop possible, and I hope local organizations are able to take advantage of this training.” Anyone interested in attending should RSVP to Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

Krueger announces state grants for local fire, EMS organizations

(Jan 17, 2020)

FOLSOM, Jan. 17 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger today announced state grants awarded to support local fire and emergency service companies. Grants from the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Program can be used for purposes including facilities work, equipment purchases, debt reduction and training. The grants are administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner. “Our fire and emergency services organizations provide crucial aid to our communities – running toward dangerous situations to keep the rest of us safe. But they need our support now more than ever,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “I’m pleased to see this funding awarded to help our fire and EMS organizations do their incredible work, and I’ll continue to work to support these agencies.” The following are local recipients for 2019-20: Aston Township Fire Company - $25,748 (fire) and $9,192 (EMS). Brookhaven Fire Company - $12,850 (fire) and $9,192 (EMS). Folsom Fire Company - $13,015. Garden City Fire Company - $14,111. Holmes Fire Company - $14,111 (fire) and $9,192 (EMS). Milmont Fire Company No. 1 - $11,509. South Media Fire Company No. 1 - $14,248. Swarthmore Fire & Protective Association - $14,248 (fire) and $9,192 (EMS). Woodlyn Fire Company - $13,974 (fire) and $9,192 (EMS). Krueger noted that recipients still need to complete and return original signed copies of their grant Read more

 

Delco representatives applaud $100K in business-education partnership funding

(Jan 16, 2020)

The stated goal is connecting both students and their parents to pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs with Delco employers to disrupt the cycle of intergenerational poverty. Read more

 

Fighting against an environmental threat; Grateful for our first responders

(Jan 14, 2020)

News and events from Harrisburg and the 161st District! Read more

 

Pipeline updates, new laws and more

(Jan 07, 2020)

News and events from Harrisburg and the 161st District! Read more

 

2020 Census Hiring Event

(Jan 06, 2020)

2020 Census Hiring Event 2-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Ave. Click here for more information. Read more

 

Krueger to co-host 2020 Census hiring event

(Jan 06, 2020)

FOLSOM, Jan. 6 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will co-host a 2020 Census hiring event from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 at Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Ave. Krueger is partnering with state Sen. Tim Kearney and U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon to hold the event. A U.S. Census Bureau representative will be on-site to provide job information and help with online applications. “Across the country, thousands of temporary workers are being hired to help make sure the 2020 Census produces a complete and accurate count,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “This hiring event is a great opportunity for job-seekers in our community to find out what might be available for them.” Anyone interested is asked to RSVP by calling Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

SR6 Commission Report

(Dec 20, 2019)

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Krueger, Delloso announce equipment grant for Delaware County Technical High School

(Dec 20, 2019)

HARRISBURG, Dec. 20 – State Reps. Leanne Krueger and David Delloso announced that Delaware County Technical High School was awarded a $50,000 state grant for the purchase of new equipment. The grant was part of nearly $1.2 million in competitive grants awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to 32 Career and Technical Centers and Area Vocational-Technical Education Schools around the state for the purchase of new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand occupations. “Collaboration between our local schools and employers is essential to ensuring we have prepared students for the jobs that are in demand,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “With this grant, Delaware County Technical High School will be able to purchase equipment to ensure students have the best training possible, and I’m pleased to see this funding awarded.” Items to be purchased with the grant include automotive and welding equipment. “Pennsylvania has a workforce shortage of skilled and qualified workers,” Delloso said. “That’s why grants like this are so vitally important. It will help train the students of today for the career they will pursue tomorrow. This grant will help our local region and the state of Pennsylvania by helping bridge the skills gap that exists in our current workforce.” The maximum grant allowed under the program is $50,000, and each grant Read more

 

Krueger to hold two Property Tax/Rent Rebate assistance events in December

(Nov 25, 2019)

FOLSOM, Nov. 25 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will hold two Property Tax/Rent Rebate assistance events at her offices in December. The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program offers eligible Pennsylvanians money back on rent or property taxes paid. Krueger’s staff will be available to help with 2018 applications on the following dates: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Brookhaven office, 2 Cambridge Road. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Folsom office, 701 E. MacDade Blvd. No appointments are necessary. “The deadline to apply for the 2018 program is December 31 st , so we want to make sure we help eligible residents get their applications done now,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “This program is very helpful to many of our community members, and I’m glad to be able to help make the paperwork easier.” Anyone attending the assistance events should bring necessary 2018 income, property tax or rental information. These events are for individuals who have not already applied for a 2018 rebate – forms for 2019 rebates will not be available until February 2020. The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians 65 or older, widows and widowers 50 or older, and individuals with disabilities 18 or older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 a year for renters, and half of Social Security income is Read more

 

Krueger to host annual Open House Dec. 5

(Nov 21, 2019)

FOLSOM, Nov. 21 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will hold her annual Open House from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 at her district office. Residents of the 161 st Legislative District are invited to stop by the free event to meet Krueger and her staff, enjoy light refreshments, and learn more about the services available. The office can help with unclaimed property searches, SEPTA Key senior cards, PACE prescription discount cards and more. “This event is always a great opportunity for me to learn what’s on residents’ minds and to make sure they know about all the state-related services we can help with,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “I love the chance to pause during the holiday season, catch up with community members, and meet new faces.” The office is also collecting donations for a Toys for Tots drive. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the Open House or brought to the office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, through Dec. 10. Krueger’s office is at 701 E. MacDade Blvd. (at the intersection of MacDade Boulevard and Fernwood Avenue, a half mile from the intersection of MacDade Boulevard and Route 420). Anyone with questions should call the office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate assistance event - Folsom

(Nov 15, 2019)

My staff can help you with your Property Tax/Rent Rebate application! Tuesday, Dec. 17 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Folsom Office 701 E. MacDade Blvd. Folsom PA 19033 Read more

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate assistance event - Brookhaven

(Nov 15, 2019)

My staff can help you file your Property Tax/Rent Rebate application! Thursday Dec. 12 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brookhaven Office 2 Cambridge Road Brookhaven PA Read more

 

Annual Open House

(Nov 15, 2019)

My Annual Open House will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. Stop by to meet me and my staff. Feel free to bring a toy to donate to our toy drive! My office is at 701 E. MacDade Blvd., Folsom. Read more

 

Expungement Clinic

(Nov 13, 2019)

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Krueger to host expungement clinic Nov. 21

(Nov 12, 2019)

FOLSOM, Nov. 12 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host an expungement clinic at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21. At the event, attorneys will be available to provide information, including a summary of an individual’s Pennsylvania criminal case history, and discuss options that might be available for clearing the record. In some cases, attorneys might be able to file paperwork for record expungement. If expungement is not an option, additional resources will be offered. “In some cases, minor criminal offenses can create barriers to employment, jobs and housing. I’m happy to bring together legal experts to provide assistance to individuals who have paid their debt to society and want to move forward,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. Registration is required for this event. Anyone interested should contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880 for full details. Read more

 

Krueger announces grant for Nether Providence sidewalk project

(Nov 12, 2019)

FOLSOM, Nov. 12 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger announced that Nether Providence Township was awarded a $500,000 state grant to support sidewalk installation and related improvements along Providence Road. The Multimodal Transportation Fund grant was approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority on Tuesday. The township plans to replace incomplete macadam sidewalk that is not elevated or separated from the road with new ADA-accessible sidewalk along Providence Road, from Plush Mill Road to Chester Road. The project, expected to cost close to $3 million total, also includes pedestrian traffic signal upgrades and school signal relocations. “This project will make our community more walkable and improve pedestrian safety, including for students in our region,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “State support is critical in helping municipalities with these kinds of projects, and I’m pleased to see funding awarded to Nether Providence Township for this work.” The Multimodal Transportation Fund provides grants to encourage economic development and ensure that a safe and reliable system of transportation is available to the residents of the commonwealth. Funds may be used for the development, rehabilitation and enhancement of transportation assets to existing communities, streetscape, lighting, sidewalk enhancement, pedestrian safety, connectivity of transportation assets and transit-oriented development. Read more