HARRISBURG – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe), Jonathan Fritz (R-Wayne/Susquehanna) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced today that Wayne County and Pike County historical societies, as well as the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm (located in Monroe County), were each awarded $4,000 in state funds from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC).
MONROE COUNTY – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe) announced that the Monroe Career and Technical Institute (MCTI) received a $14,800 state grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to help provide area students more career-enhancing opportunities in high-demand occupations.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Seeking to continue prioritizing the safety and well-being of students and staff, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced that school districts in the 189th Legislative District, which include Delaware Valley, Pleasant Valley, East Stroudsburg Area, Stroudsburg Area and Pocono Mountain school districts, are ELIGIBLE to receive a grand total of $860,276 in COVID-19 health and safety funding. Each school district must apply for this funding.
EAST STROUDSBURG – After receiving continued complaints regarding the garbage and litter being left on the sides of the road in Monroe County, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will be hosting a Community Clean-Up Day on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
EAST STROUDSBURG – With Pennsylvania first responder companies suffering heavy financial losses due to COVID-19, Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced today that first responder companies located in Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna and Wayne counties collectively will receive more than $1 million in state grants from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner to help counter these losses.
WHAT: To help local residents, especially seniors, prepare for the inevitable flu season, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has partnered with Rite Aid and will be hosting a flu shot event.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Fall has begun, which means that flu season is not far behind. To help local residents, especially seniors, prepare for the inevitable flu season, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has partnered with Rite Aid and will be hosting a flu shot event on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at her district office parking lot, 143 Seven Bridge Road, East Stroudsburg. Flu vaccines provided are free of charge for attendees.
EAST STROUDSBURG - With many more people taking advantage of the summer weather and outdoors, State Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Monroe County Coroner Tom Yanac, Pocono Mountain Visitor’s Bureau (PMVB) President and CEO Chris Barrett, and Public Affairs Specialist Kathleen Sandt of the National Park Service at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (DWGNRA) came together to enhance the importance of wearing a life jacket, especially on the Delaware River.
HARRISBURG – Due to the ongoing crisis, there has been a severe national shortage of blood donations. These donations are vital for hospitals and trauma centers’ effectiveness. To help combat this shortage, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) today partnered with the American Red Cross and sponsored a local blood drive at RGB Plaza in East Stroudsburg.
WHAT: Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike) is sponsoring a local blood drive to help combat the ongoing blood shortages due to COVID-19.
MONROE COUNTY – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jack Rader (R- Monroe) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Sens. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Mario Scavello (R-Monroe/Northampton) sent a letter to the Wolf Administration urging the governor to move Monroe and Pike counties into the yellow phase of the governor’s reopening plan.
EAST STROUDSBURG – After immense pressure from Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and other Pocono legislators, Gov. Tom Wolf’s team contacted Brown to inform her that his administration will now classify short-term rentals as “non-life sustaining” as opposed to “essential” on their guidance to business operations as the state combats COVID-19.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced today that she will be closing her East Stroudsburg district office to walk-ins until further notice.
HARRISBURG – Seeking to strengthen security and safety for students in the Commonwealth, Reps. Jonathan Fritz (Susquehanna/Wayne), Mike Peifer (Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary Brown (Monroe/Pike) announced that $53.7 million in competitive and meritorious grants will be distributed to 970 public schools across the state.
EAST STROUDSBURG – A project slated to take place in New Jersey has caught the eye of Pennsylvania state legislator, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike). With deep economic and environmental concerns, Brown is demanding answers from federal officials and stronger communication between the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Brown is also asking officials for justification for the up to $200 million in federal funding that has been allocated for this project.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced that the East Stroudsburg Area School District (ESASD) was awarded $88,571 in competitive grants to upgrade and improve their cafeterias.
HARRISBURG – Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jonathan Fritz (R-Wayne/Susquehanna) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced that Wayne and Pike Counties will see $893,750 in Local Share Account (LSA) and Dairy Investment Program grants.
HARRISBURG – Seeking to develop and improve Monroe County communities, Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe) announced today that Monroe County will see approximately $2.3 million in state funds from the gaming-funded Local Share Account (LSA) grants and Pipeline Investment Program grants.
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EAST STROUDSBURG – Working to enhance local parks and trails in Monroe and Pike counties, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced that Barrett and Smithfield townships (Monroe County), and Pike County received state grants from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) focused on helping conduct a trail study as well as revitalizing a local wellness park.