Wolf Administration Officials Host Cabinet in Your Community Event in Tamaqua April 03, 2018 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Press Release Tamaqua, PA – Today, Wolf administration cabinet officials were joined by community members for a Cabinet in Your Community event at the Tamaqua Campus of Lehigh Carbon Community College. This series of events gives community members the opportunity to talk with their state government officials and discuss issues important to the region.“The Cabinet in Your Community series has had a tremendous impact on communities across the commonwealth since its inception in November,” said Governor Wolf. “For Pennsylvania to thrive, it is essential that government officials provide a platform for constituents to express the needs of their communities, and I am thrilled that individuals in Tamaqua had that opportunity today.”This event featured Department of Education Secretary Pedro Rivera, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell, Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller, and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Rick Flinn. The department heads provided information on upcoming initiatives and responded to questions from community members.The next Cabinet in Your Community event is currently scheduled for Monday, April 16, at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock. This event will be hosted by the cabinet secretaries of the departments of Aging, Community and Economic Development, Human Services, and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALCONA, Mich. — Alcona Elementary School students were spreading some Christmas cheer on Dec. 19. Rows upon rows of parent’s faces lit up as the kids put on their holiday concert. It featured songs such as Feliz Navidad, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and the forever classic Jingle Bell Rock.Principal Tim Lee was there to help coordinate the event and explained to us how proud he was of his students and their performance. “They did amazing,” he said. “They were practicing for weeks and had excitement every day when they were practicing and going through it. To see their faces light up when they get on stage and perform it for a live audience. They were excited and they did a wonderful job.”Lee mentioned that he also performed in a similar fashion when he was a student at Sanborn Elementary, and he said that it’s something that can bring the community together. “It really brings a community sense, and it brings the kids together to have a performance. So I remember doing it as a kid and it’s something that is very special to me and it’s really special to the kids and the families too.”AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Alcona Community SchoolsContinue ReadingPrevious American Dental Association announces support for banning certain vaping productsNext City Manager Greg Sundin celebrates retirement