For the past 26 years, Phillips Brooks House has collected gifts and donations during the holiday season for several community-based programs in Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston. This holiday season, the Phillips Brooks House Toy and Joy Drive will be running virtually to help community partners through the challenging months ahead.More than 40 Harvard-based departments and programs have generously supported Harvard’s holiday giving efforts. Major collaborators and supporters of this program include Harvard Medical School, Memorial Church, Harvard Libraries, Office for the Arts at Harvard, and the Harvard University Retirees Association.On Dec. 1, links to community partner wish lists will go live on the Phillips Brooks House website. Community partners have a wide range of needs including books, sports equipment, games, toys, and art supplies.For more information about how you or your department can support Harvard’s holiday giving efforts, contact Travis Lovett at [email protected]
December 18, 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Nassau County police have identified the man who was found stabbed to death behind a Laundromat in Hempstead over the weekend.Police said Darwin A. Hernandez, 28, of Hempstead, was found dead of multiple stab wounds behind Laundry Palace on Clinton Street around the block from his Wellington Street home on Saturday.Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
October 16, 2020
Wolf Administration: More Than 200 New Water Infrastructure Improvement Projects Approved Throughout the Commonwealth August 18, 2020 Infrastructure, Press Release Governor Tom Wolf announced 276 new PA Small Water and Sewer Program project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to protect and improve municipalities’ water systems.“This vital grant program allows for costly but necessary water infrastructure improvements that would otherwise be unfeasible to smaller Pennsylvania communities,” said Gov. Wolf. “When we invest into our communities now, they benefit for years to come, and today’s approved projects will significantly improve the quality of life in these communities.”The small water and sewer projects approved today include the replacement of the Troy Street water main in Bradford County; improving the wastewater treatment facility in Huntingdon County; improving the above-ground reservoir rehabilitation in Lehigh County; the expansion of the Pine Grove Township water system in Schuylkill County; and the extension of the Alexander Spring Road Waterline in Cumberland County. Other projects include improvements and replacements of water mains, water treatment plants, sewer systems, and water line extensions in hundreds of municipalities in 49 counties across the commonwealth. The total funding amount is more than $61 million.A complete list of Small Water and Sewer projects approved at yesterday’s CFA meeting can be found here.The Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer program provides grants to assist municipalities with the construction, improvement, expansion or repair of their water supplies or sanitary sewer systems. Municipalities and municipal authorities are eligible to apply for up to $500,000 in grant funding. For more information on the PA Small Water and Sewer program, click here.For more information about DCED and the CFA, visit dced.pa.gov.Ver esta página en español. SHARE Email Facebook Twitter