Governor Wolf Announces Recovery Aid for those Affected by Severe Storms in Central Pennsylvania

first_img October 24, 2018 Economy,  Press Release,  PSA,  Weather Safety Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his request to declare a disaster in Schuylkill County after significant flood damage to homes and businesses was sustained due to severe storms July 21 – 27, 2018.“Record-breaking storms affected large portions of the commonwealth this summer, disrupting the lives of those unfortunate enough to live in their path,” said Governor Wolf. “Low interest loan programs like this are important financial lifelines for families embarking on the lengthy and difficult path to recovery.”Homeowners, renters and businesses impacted by the storms in Schuylkill, as well as neighboring counties Berks, Carbon, Columbia, Dauphin, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, and Northumberland may be eligible for low-interest disaster loans through the SBA Disaster Loan Programs.Low-interest loans of up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. SBA regulations permit loans up to $40,000 to repair or replace personal property. Businesses and nonprofits can borrow up to $2 million to restore damaged or destroyed buildings, inventory, equipment and assets. Loan amounts and terms are set by the SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial qualifications.The SBA will establish a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to assist anyone who wishes to apply for a loan. The DLOC will be open at the following location and times:Tremont Municipal Office139 Clay StreetTremont, PA 17981Opening: Thursday, October 25: 11 a.m.Days:Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.Saturday, October 27: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.Closed: Sunday, October 28Closing: Thursday, November 1: 4 p.m.SBA customer service representatives will be on hand at the disaster loan outreach center to issue loan applications, answer questions about the disaster loan program, explain the application process and help individuals to complete their applications.Individuals and businesses unable to visit the centers in person may obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the hearing impaired), or by e-mailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.Loan applications can also be downloaded at www.sba.gov/disaster. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Completed applications should be returned to the local DLOC or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Dec. 24, 2018.  The deadline to return economic injury disaster loan applications is July 23, 2019. Governor Wolf Announces Recovery Aid for those Affected by Severe Storms in Central Pennsylvaniacenter_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Gold Coast country-style lodge on market for more than $2m

first_imgMore from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa18 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain.The European-inspired main house has four bedrooms and four bathrooms over three levels, which are serviced by an internal lift.However, it’s the holiday cottage, 13m heated pool and tennis court that make it standout from other homes in the Hinterland.Owners Lana Lundqvist-Davis and Ross Rogers rent the self-contained cottage, known as Possum Lodge, out through bookings.com as a holiday retreat. 2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain. 2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain.A GRAND mountain lodge has hit the Gold Coast property market with a $2.55 million price tag.The 2ha Tamborine Mountain property at 2 Witches Chase was listed on Friday.Known as Cloudhill Estate, the elevated block is surrounded by Witches Falls National Park and endless country vistas. 2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain. 2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain. 2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain.center_img 2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain.Marketing agent Paul Edwards, of Professionals Kendall Real Estate, said it was peaceful, private and spacious.“It’s one of the finest properties on the mountain, there’s nothing like it,” Mr Edwards said.“And it has Possum Lodge, which rates very highly on various websites.”He said the couple loved the property but wanted to be closer to family.“I think they want to move a bit closer to the grandchildren,” Mr Edwards said.He said they had given both buildings some much-needed tender love and care since they bought the property in 2014 to refresh their styles.“It was pretty run down when they bought it,” Mr Edwards said. 2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain. 2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain. 2 Witches Chase, Tamborine Mountain.last_img read more

Lead Institute to introduce associate degree in computer science

first_img 264 Views   2 comments EducationLocalNewsTertiary Lead Institute to introduce associate degree in computer science by: – July 17, 2012 Share Share Tweetcenter_img Sharing is caring! Share David VitalDominicans wishing to pursue an Associate Degree in Computer Science will have the opportunity to do this September at Lead Institute. The fully accredited CXC/CAPE Associate Degree in Computer Science will be introduced to Dominican students for the very first time in September when the 2012/2013 academic year begins. Lead Institute will offer the two year programme to both its fulltime and part-time students. “Not only will the Associate Degree in Computer Science benefit and provide a solid foundation for further studies for the traditional IT or Computer Science student wishing to specialize in the field, but it is also an excellent solution for the non-traditional adult learner seeking to upgrade his o her qualification” says David Vital, Director of Lead Institute. The CXC/CAPE Associate Degree in Computer Science carries a total of 70 credits and is accepted as normal matriculation to full degree programmes at regional universities, and colleges in Canada, the US and the UK. It is also highly recommended and widely accepted throughout the OECS, CARICOM and the wider Caribbean for employment purposes.To be awarded the Associate Degree in Computer Science, students must perform at Grades 1- V in at least seven CAPE Units. Course Units include Computer Science Units 1 & 2, Pure Mathematics Unit 1, Information Technology Unit 1 or 2, Management of Business Units 1 or 2, Communication Studies and Caribbean Studies.Alternatively, students may choose to register and write exams only for the individual CAPE Units available under the programme. Addition of the Associate Degree in Computer Science brings to four the total number of CXC CAPE Associate Degrees offered at Lead Institute. The others are Business Studies, Humanities and General Studies. Students wishing to be given priority consideration for the Associate Degree in Computer Science or any other of the Lead institute programmes may pick up an application form at Why Knott Tool Rental & Accessory on Kennedy Avenue close to the Financial Center or call 276 8548 or email leadinstitutedm@gmail.com for further information. Deadline for receipt of applications is August 15, 2012. All other applications thereafter will be processed normally.Press Releaselast_img read more