Month: January 2021

New law updates CDL requirements for PA veterans, service members

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) announced today that a new Pennsylvania law waives the requirement for Pennsylvania residents who are current and former military members and who operated a commercial vehicle as part of their duties, to take a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Knowledge…

The new Jefferson County Outdoor Recreation Map brochure is now available

The Jefferson County Commissioners, Jefferson County Room Tax Committee, and the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau are pleased to announce the release of the new Jefferson County Outdoor Recreation Map. This folding brochure style publication features a large folding map that highlights the many various outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Jefferson County including hiking trails, water…

Reynoldsville receives official word of a $200,00 grant approval

They thought they had the grant, but the Reynoldsville Borough Council did not have any official word. Now, that word has come through. Borough Secretary Jacqueline Dixon informed Reynlow Community News on January 27 that the borough has received a contract from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development for a $200,000 grant for…

New Reynoldsville Water and Sewer Authority Board organizes; Systems manager Robert Crosby to retire

At the Reynoldsville Borough Council meeting held on January 20, Reynlow Community News learned that the all of the members of the Reynoldsville Water and Sewer Authority Board had resigned. One week later, on January 27, the newly formed Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors met for the first time. Barry Fillman, William Cebulskie,…

Jeff Tech receives more grants monies for the practical nursing program

The Jeff Tech Operating Committee held its regular monthly meeting on January 26 and received news of additional grants for the practical nursing (PN) program. As was reported earlier by Reynlow Community News, Jeff Tech received the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities Act (CARES) grant in the amount of $450,261for the PN program….

Motorists Advised to Limit Travel, Watch for Changing Conditions – Vehicle Restrictions Planned for This Evening

In anticipation of frozen precipitation and potentially icy roadway conditions in many areas, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists to avoid all unnecessary travel during the upcoming storm. PennDOT plans to implement travel restrictions on trucks and other vehicles on certain roadways around the state, which will remain in place until conditions…

State Ethics Commission reaches consent agreement with a Reynoldsville Borough Council member

Reynlow Community News recently received an email containing a link to a Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission finding concerning a filing against Ralph “Tucker” August, a member of the Reynoldsville Borough Council. The decision was made on October 28 of last year. According to the document, the allegations concern the payments August received for mowing the…