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Loan Forgiveness Program Would Benefit PA’s First Responders (Op-Ed)

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Under the program, those who graduate from college or another post-secondary institution in Pennsylvania beginning next fall would be able to exchange each year of service as a volunteer firefighter or a member of an EMS organization for loan forgiveness.

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UGI Announces Price Cut, Average Customer Will Save $1.81 a Month

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Residential heating customers of UGI Utilities Inc.’s Gas Division will see their monthly gas bills decrease by an average of $1.81 beginning July 1 due to a tax relief credit, the company said Thursday. The price cut came after the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission directed utility companies to provide a credit to customers based on the decrease in federal corporate tax rates and other tax changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Township Reminds Residents Not to Leave Kids, Pets in Hot Cars

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It’s a sad reality, but each year dozens of children and pets die when they are either purposely or accidentally left inside hot cars. Lower Saucon Township officials are doing their part to help prevent these tragedies from occurring locally by reminding residents not to leave kids and dogs in hot cars in the township’s 2016 summer newsletter.