Krueger to host drive-through veterans appreciation lunch Oct. 30

(Oct 21, 2020)

FOLSOM, Oct. 21 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a drive-through veterans appreciation lunch to honor local veterans and share information on resources available to them. Veterans are invited to reserve a spot for the drive-through event, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 30 at American Legion Post 926, 3220 Concord Road, Aston. As veterans drive through, they will receive a bagged lunch as well as information about benefits and services available for them. “I’m honored to be able to recognize veterans for their service and for the sacrifices they’ve made on our behalf. This event is a way to say thank you and an opportunity to provide information on the services and benefits our veterans have earned and deserve,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. The event is free, but RSVP is required. Interested veterans should contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880 or RepKrueger@pahouse.net to reserve their spot for this event. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Fixing mortgage/rent relief program; Veterans appreciation event Oct. 30; and more news

(Oct 20, 2020)

Dear Neighbor, Yesterday, Gov. Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Rachel Levine said an expected fall resurgence of COVID-19 cases has arrived in Pennsylvania. Here in Delaware County, the rate of infection is back on the rise, which you can read about in this story. Read more

 

State grant programs open for applications

(Oct 15, 2020)

STATE GRANT PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol: Police Diversion to Treatment (Funding Source: Federal Funding ) Who May Apply : Single county authorities (county drug and alcohol offices). Use : To establish or expand a treatment diversion program for individuals with an opioid use disorder who are arrested. Funds : Approximately five to ten awards up to $300,000 each will be awarded. Application Deadline : October 23 at 12 PM. More Information : Click on https://www.ddap.pa.gov/Documents/Funding%20documents/FIA%2020-04%20Police%20Diversion%20to%20Treatment.pdf . Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol: Pregnancy Support Services (Funding Source: Federal Funding ) Who May Apply : Community service providers able to serve pregnant and postpartum women with stimulant or opioid misuse issues. Single County Authorities (county drug and alcohol offices) are not eligible to apply. Use : To provide pregnancy support services or make referrals to aid pregnant and postpartum women with opioid use disorder. Funds : Five to eight grants up to $400,000 each will be awarded for one-year projects. There is a possibility of a one-year renewal. Application Deadline : October 30 at 12 PM. More Information : Click on https://www.ddap.pa.gov/Documents/Funding%20documents/GIFA%2020-05%20Pregnancy%20Support%20Service.pdf Read more

 

E-BLAST: Free shredding on Saturday; Grants to support fire/EMS agencies

(Oct 13, 2020)

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Krueger announces COVID-19 grants for local fire, EMS agencies

(Oct 08, 2020)

FOLSOM, Oct. 8 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger announced that several local fire and emergency service organizations will receive grants to offset the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through Act 26, the state made $50 million in grants available to fire and emergency medical service organizations that were affected by the pandemic. The funding can be used for operational and equipment expenses. “Our first responders are always out front, protecting our communities in times of emergency, and that’s been even more apparent in recent months as we’ve battled COVID-19. They’ve continued their lifesaving work even as their organizations have felt the impacts of the global pandemic,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “I was proud to vote for the legislation that made these grants possible, and I will continue to make it a priority to support fire and emergency medical service organizations.” In the 161 st District, grants were awarded as follows: Aston Township Fire Department - $36,842. Brookhaven Fire Co. - $ 23,944 (fire), $15,048 (EMS). Folsom Fire Co. No. 1 - $24,110. Garden City Fire Co. #1 - $25,205. Holmes Fire Co. - $25,205 (fire), $15,048 (EMS). Milmont Fire Co. #1 - $22,603. South Media Fire Co. No. 1 - $25,342. Swarthmore Fire and Protective Association - $25,342. Woodlyn Fire Co. #1 - $25,068 (fire), $15,048 Read more

 

Krueger to host virtual expungement clinic Oct. 29

(Oct 08, 2020)

FOLSOM, Oct. 8 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a virtual expungement clinic to help people learn if expungement might be an option for them. The event will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 29 via Zoom. Attorneys from Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania will provide information about criminal record expungement options and resources, and there will be an opportunity for participants to meet individually with an attorney in a private Zoom room. “Even a minor criminal offense can create barriers to employment and housing and make it difficult for individuals who have paid their debt to society to move forward with their lives,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “This event is a chance for those individuals to get information on options that might be available to them. I’m pleased to host this event to help community members navigate what can be a daunting process.” Registration is required for this event. Those interested should call 610-534-6880 or email RepKrueger@pahouse.net . Read more

 

E-BLAST: Increased event capacity limits; New Delco voter info site; and more news!

(Oct 06, 2020)

Dear Neighbor, Today, Governor Wolf announced new increased crowd limitations for events, based on a sliding scale depending on the venue’s capacity, starting Friday, Oct. 9. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications

(Oct 06, 2020)

STATE GRANT PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency: FEMA Building Resilient Infrastructure & Communities (replaces FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant) (Funding Source: Federal Funding ) Who May Apply : Local governments with a FEMA-approved Local Hazard Mitigation Plan are eligible to apply to PEMA as sub-applicants. Individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations are not eligible to apply for funds; however, an eligible sub-applicant may apply for funding on behalf of individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations. PEMA will be the statewide applicant. Use : Pre-disaster mitigation activities. Funds : See guidelines for more information. Application Deadline : Letters of Interest (required step) must be sent to PEMA by 5pm October 15, 2020. Completed applications to PEMA are due 5pm November 18, 2020. More Information : Click on https://www.pema.pa.gov/Grants/BRIC/Pages/default.aspx . Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency: FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Local governments participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) may apply to PEMA as sub-applicants. PEMA will be the statewide applicant. Use : Project scoping, community flood mitigation projects, technical assistance, flood hazard mitigation planning, and individual flood mitigation projects that Read more

 

Virtual Expungement Clinic

(Oct 01, 2020)

6 p.m. Oct. 29 via Zoom Attorneys from Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania will provide information about criminal record expungement options and resources. There will be an opportunity to meet individually with an attorney online. Registration is required. Call 610-534-6880 or email RepKrueger@pahouse.net. Read more

 

Krueger to host senior scams and fraud protection webinar Oct. 5

(Oct 01, 2020)

FOLSOM, Oct. 1 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a senior scams and fraud protection webinar at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. Krueger will be joined by Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer and officers from his office’s Criminal Investigation Division to discuss scams and fraud frequently targeted toward seniors and what seniors should do if they find themselves a victim. Topics will include identity theft, fiduciary theft, credit and debit card fraud, home improvement fraud, telemarketing fraud and internet fraud. “Unfortunately, scammers often try to take advantage of the most vulnerable members of our communities, including seniors,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “It’s critical that seniors and their loved ones know what to watch out for and how to respond if they think they are being scammed. I’m pleased to work with the district attorney’s office to help share this important information.” Anyone interested can watch at www.RepLeanne.com . Questions can be emailed in advance to RepKrueger@pahouse.net and will be taken during the event. Anyone who needs more information should contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

Senior Scams & Fraud Protection webinar

(Sep 30, 2020)

Monday, October 5 6:30 p.m. at www.RepLeanne.com Guests Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer Officers from the Delco DA’s office Criminal Investigation Division How to avoid scams and fraud that are frequently targeted towards seniors and what to do if you’re a victim: Identity theft Fiduciary theft Credit and debit card fraud Home improvement fraud Telemarketing fraud Internet fraud Read more

 

E-BLAST: Get your flu shot; Grants for local park projects

(Sep 29, 2020)

Dear Neighbor, This year, as we face a flu season combined with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to get your flu shot. Read more

 

Krueger to host free shredding and prescription drug collection event Oct. 17

(Sep 28, 2020)

FOLSOM, Sept. 28 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a free shredding and prescription drug collection event from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 17 at the Aston Community Center, 3270 Concord Road, Aston. Residents of the 161 st District are invited to bring up to five boxes of old papers that contain personal information to have them shredded on-site and recycled. In addition, the Delaware County District Attorney’s Mobile Drug Collection Unit will be on-site to collect any unneeded medications for proper disposal. “Shredding personal documents helps protect against identity theft, and safe discarding of prescription drugs keeps them from falling into the wrong hands or being abused. I’m pleased to be able to host this event to help community members get rid of these items safely,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. Those attending should wear a mask and put materials for shredding in the trunk of their vehicle, where someone will retrieve them. Anyone with questions should contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

Krueger announces grants to support recreation projects in Nether Providence, Ridley townships

(Sep 24, 2020)

FOLSOM, Sept. 24 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger announced that Nether Providence and Ridley townships were each awarded grants to support recreation projects in the 161 st District. The grants were awarded through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ 2020 Community Conservation Partnerships Program. “Parks and recreation areas are so important to quality of life for our residents. I congratulate the townships on these grants, which will help them make improvements and give our community members great places to play,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. Nether Providence Township was awarded $127,100 for further development of Gouley Park, including construction of a pedestrian walkway and stormwater management measures, installation of play equipment, landscaping and ADA access improvements. Ridley Township was awarded $100,000 for rehabilitation of Nall Field, including renovation of the ballfields, construction of a parking area, pedestrian walkway, dugouts, stormwater management measures, and installation of batting cages, ADA access improvements and more. The DCNR Recreation and Conservation grant program is funded with a variety of state and federal funding sources, including the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund (Key 93), which includes Key-Community and Key-Land Trust; the Environmental Stewardship Fund; the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund; Pennsylvania Trails Fund; Pennsylvania Read more

 

E-BLAST: Virtual resources this week; Updates on COVID-19, Real ID

(Sep 22, 2020)

Dear Neighbor, The pandemic has made it more difficult for us to gather for in-person events safely, but virtual workshops have proven to be a great way for me to continue to provide helpful resources in a safe way. Read more

 

Krueger to host online ‘Ready to Vote 2020’ webinar

(Sep 21, 2020)

FOLSOM, Sept. 21 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a webinar at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 for community members to get the latest information on the upcoming election and the latest changes to voting laws. Those interested can watch “Ready to Vote 2020” by visiting www.RepLeanne.com . Questions can be submitted in advance to RepKrueger@pahouse.net and will be taken during the event. “I hear regularly from residents of my district who have questions about the November election, whether about mail-in ballots, drop boxes or the status of polling places. I’m happy to host this webinar to help them get some answers,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. Krueger will be joined by Christine Reuther, Delaware County Council member. Anyone with questions should contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 and unemployment updates; New suicide prevention plan released

(Sep 15, 2020)

Latest news and events for the 161st Legislative District Read more

 

Krueger to host virtual workshop on emergency preparedness

(Sep 10, 2020)

FOLSOM, Sept. 10 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a virtual workshop focused on emergency preparedness at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22. “September is National Preparedness Month, and I’m pleased to offer this event to help community members learn how they can be prepared for emergencies and disasters of all kinds,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “No one likes to think that an emergency or disaster will affect them. But being prepared can provide peace of mind and equip residents with valuable knowledge in case the unthinkable does happen.” The virtual workshop will include guest speakers from the American Red Cross. Participants will learn what to do before, during and after disasters and emergencies, and find out how to put together a preparedness kit and emergency plan. The workshop will be livestreamed at RepLeanne.com . Questions can be submitted in advance to RepKrueger@pahouse.net and will be taken during the event. Anyone with questions should contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

Emergency Preparedness Virtual Workshop

(Sep 09, 2020)

Sept. 22 6:30 p.m. Watch online at RepLeanne.com Learn what to do before, during and after emergencies of all kinds! Find out how to make a preparedness kit and an emergency plan. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Election updates; COVID-19 nursing home guidance

(Sep 08, 2020)

Latest news and updates for the 161st District Read more

 

Krueger to host drive-through veterans appreciation lunch Oct. 30
Oct 21, 2020

E-BLAST: Fixing mortgage/rent relief program; Veterans appreciation event Oct. 30; and more news
Oct 20, 2020

State grant programs open for applications
Oct 15, 2020

E-BLAST: Free shredding on Saturday; Grants to support fire/EMS agencies
Oct 13, 2020

Krueger announces COVID-19 grants for local fire, EMS agencies
Oct 08, 2020

Krueger to host virtual expungement clinic Oct. 29
Oct 08, 2020

E-BLAST: Increased event capacity limits; New Delco voter info site; and more news!
Oct 06, 2020

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications
Oct 06, 2020

Virtual Expungement Clinic
Oct 01, 2020

Krueger to host senior scams and fraud protection webinar Oct. 5
Oct 01, 2020

Senior Scams & Fraud Protection webinar
Sep 30, 2020

E-BLAST: Get your flu shot; Grants for local park projects
Sep 29, 2020

Krueger to host free shredding and prescription drug collection event Oct. 17
Sep 28, 2020

Krueger announces grants to support recreation projects in Nether Providence, Ridley townships
Sep 24, 2020

E-BLAST: Virtual resources this week; Updates on COVID-19, Real ID
Sep 22, 2020

Krueger to host online ‘Ready to Vote 2020’ webinar
Sep 21, 2020

E-BLAST: COVID-19 and unemployment updates; New suicide prevention plan released
Sep 15, 2020

Krueger to host virtual workshop on emergency preparedness
Sep 10, 2020

Emergency Preparedness Virtual Workshop
Sep 09, 2020

E-BLAST: Election updates; COVID-19 nursing home guidance
Sep 08, 2020