Park Project Awarded State Grant, Says Heffley

Nov. 19, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – State funding has been awarded to Jim Thorpe Borough for developing an improvement plan for its municipal park, according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), who played a key role in securing the grant through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

Heffley Raises Concerns with PennDOT Relating to Route 248 Bridge Project

Oct. 31, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Expressing serious concerns over public safety and work delays relating to the replacement of the Route 248 bridge in Carbon County, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) sent a letter to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie Richards detailing his frustration with the project.

Heffley to Host Town Hall Meetings Oct. 31

Oct. 19, 2018 /

LEHIGHTON – In his continuing effort to stay in touch with constituents of the 122nd Legislative District, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) is hosting two town hall meetings on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Local Fire Department Awarded State Grant to Fight Wildfires, Says Heffley

Oct. 09, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – A Carbon County volunteer fire department will benefit from a state program that funds equipment purchases and training to battle wildfires, according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon). Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 in Lehighton was awarded a $10,000 grant through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Heffley Announces School Safety Grants for Carbon County

Oct. 04, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that school safety grants totaling nearly $125,000 were awarded to three Carbon County school districts and the Carbon Career and Technical Institute.

Heffley, Yudichak to Co-Host Senior Expo on Sept. 6

Aug. 30, 2018 /

LEHIGHTON – In their continuing effort to improve the quality of life for older residents in the region, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) are once again co-hosting a Senior Expo on Thursday, Sept. 6, in Lehighton, Carbon County.

Heffley, Yudichak Honor Lifelong Voters

Aug. 01, 2018 /

LEIGHTON – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (D-14) honored 44 longtime Carbon County voters during a breakfast event on Tuesday.

Veterans Assistance Offered at Heffley’s Office

Jul. 17, 2018 /

LEHIGHTON – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) reminds residents that an outreach specialist from the American Legion will be at his Lehighton district office, located at 110 North Third St., Second Floor, on Thursday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to assist veterans and their families.

Heffley to Host Town Hall Meeting in Ashfield

Jul. 11, 2018 /

LEHIGHTON – Residents of the 122nd Legislative District are invited to attend a town hall meeting hosted by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) at the East Penn Social Hall, located at 403 Mountain Road, Ashfield, on Tuesday, July 17, at 6 p.m.

Districts Get School Safety Boost Thanks to Budget, Heffley Says

Jul. 05, 2018 /

LEHIGHTON¬ – In light of recent events, the recently enacted 2018-19 state budget includes a new School Safety line item. This line item will provide students with a safer learning environment thanks to a $60 million allocation, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R – Carbon) said.

Every Day is Flag Day

Jun. 13, 2018 /

A little more than 130 years ago, the idea of setting aside a day to honor the American flag was born. The first Flag Day, or Flag Birthday, as it was called at the time, was celebrated by school-aged children in Wisconsin. June 14 was selected to commemorate the date since it was on that day in 1777 when the American flag as we know it today was adopted. Since the first celebration, Flag Day has spread across the country.