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Disaster Declarations

January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 23, 2016
February 4, 2014 to February 20, 2014
Emergency Declaration declared on February 6, 2014
June 26, 2013 to July 12, 2013
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 1, 2013
October 26, 2012 to November 8, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 10, 2013


June 24, 2013
While I couldn’t be there in person to present the Community Rating System plaque to the City of Altoona Commissioners during their recent meeting, I did want to recognize that as of October 1, 2012
January 31, 2013
CAPTION: “Punxsutawney Phil” the groundhog with his official “handlers,” the residents of Punxsutawney who care for him year-round. (Photo courtesy of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club, Inc.)It’s funny
December 27, 2012
A bridge is one of those things that can so easily be taken for granted. Even one that we may rely on to cut our day-to-day work commute in half, or allows us more frequent trips to the grocery store

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