Day: December 24, 2015

Pennsylvania State Office Closures for Christmas, New Year’s Holidays

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –Below is information regarding Pennsylvania state office closures during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.rnrnOffice: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services County Assistance OfficesrnrnAll Department of Human Services offices, including county assistance offices, will be closed Friday, December 25, 2015, and Friday, January 1, 2016. Individuals can apply for benefits or obtain information about: HealthChoices, food or heating benefits, child clearances, and other supports and services anytime at www.dhs.pa.gov.rnOffice: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Driver License and Photo centersrnrnThe Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016. Photo centers will not offer extended hours on Thursday, December 24, 2015 or Thursday, December 31, 2015 and will close at the same time as driver license centers.rnOffice: Pennsylvania Department of Insurance, Bureau of Consumer Services rnAddress: 1209 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA, 17120 rnDates closed: Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016rnrnOffice: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection rnAddress: All Regional Offices rnDates closed: Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016rnrnOffice: The State Museum of Pennsylvania rnAddress: 300 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120 rnDates closed: Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016rnrnOffice: The Pennsylvania State Archives rnAddress: 350 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120 rnDates closed: Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016rnrnOffice: Office of Safe Schools Advocate rnAddress: 440 N. Broad Street, Suite 1198, Philadelphia, PA 19130 rnDates closed: Thursday, December 24, 2015 through Friday, January 1, 2016rnrnOffice: Pennsylvania Department of Health rnAddress: All offices statewide rnDates closed: Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016rnrnOffice: Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Office of Vocational Rehabilitation rnAddress: All offices statewide rnDates closed: Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016rnrnOffice: Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services rnAddress: All offices statewide rnDates closed: Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016rnrnOffice: Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry PA CareerLink offices rnAddresses and dates closed:rnrnPA CareerLink Monroe County – 2937 Route 611, Tannersville, Pa 18372. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 (State staff will remain until the end of the day). Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Chester County – 479 Thomas Jones Way, Exton, PA 19341. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 (State staff will remain until the end of the day). Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Lycoming County – 329 Pine Street, Williamsport, PA 17701. Closing at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Clinton County – 8 North Grove Street, Suite F, Lock Haven, PA 17745. Closing at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Columbia/Montour County – 3415 Central Road, Suite 2, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Closing at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Snyder/Union/Northumberland County – 225 Market Street, Sunbury, PA 17801. Closing at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Mifflin County – 6395 SR 103N, MCIDC Plaza, Lewistown, PA 17044. Closing at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Centre County – 240 Match Factory Place, Bellefonte, PA 16823. Closing at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Cambria County – 445 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown Pa 15904. Closed Thursday, December 24, 2015 and closing at 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Somerset County – 218 N. Kimberly Avenue, Somerset, Pa 15501. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Lancaster County – 1016 N Charlotte Street, Lancaster, PA 17603. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Bedford County – 1 Corporate Drive, Suite 103, Bedford, PA 15522. Closed on Thursday, December 24, 2015; Friday, December 25, 2015; Thursday, December 31, 2015; and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink – 304 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink – 2040 Ardmore Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15221. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink – Millcraft Center Suite 150LL, 90 West Chestnut Street, Washington, PA 15301. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink – 570 Galiffa Drive, Donora, PA 15033. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Beaver County – 285 Beaver Valley Mall, Route 18, Monaca, PA 15061. Closing at 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Clarion County – 627 Wood Street, Clarion, PA 16314. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Crawford County – 260 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Erie County – 155 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16501. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Oil Region – 255 Elm Street, Oil City, PA 16301. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Warren County – 1003 PA Avenue West, Warren, PA 16365. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Armstrong County – 314 South Water Street, Kittanning, PA 16201. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016rnPA CareerLink Butler County – 112 Hollywood Avenue, Butler, PA 16001. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Indiana County – 300 Indian Springs Road, Indiana, PA 15701. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnPA CareerLink Mercer County – 217 West State Street, Mercer, PA 16146. Closing at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Friday, January 1, 2016.rnMEDIA CONTACT: Troy Thompson, 717-787-3197rnrnSOURCE Pennsylvania Department of General ServicesrnrnrnrnRELATED LINKSrnhttp://www.state.pa.usrnMore by this SourcernrnVehicles Seized by Pennsylvania State Law Enforcement Agencies, Motorcycles to Highlight Final Commonwealth Vehicle Auction of 2015 on Dec. 8rnDec 01, 2015, 13:02 ETrn18th Annual State Capitol Complex Crow Dispersal Program to Begin Nov. 6. in PennsylvaniarnOct 28, 2015, 11:53 ETrnFifth Commonwealth Vehicle Auction of 2015 to Feature Nearly 450 Units for Sale to Pennsylvania Public on Tuesday, Oct. 20rnOct 16, 2015, 11:53 ETrnView all news by Pennsylvania Department of General ServicesrnJournalists and BloggersrnrnrnrnVisit PR Newswire for Journalists, our free resources for releases, photos and customized feeds. You can also send a free ProfNet request for experts.

Get Away In January With A Special Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package

Free Parking, Free Attraction Tickets & Morern

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rnWith the new year comes a new supersized version of the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package. For the month of January only, VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s popular package, available at 10 Center City hotels, comes with free parking and free tickets for four attractions and events. Those who book the getaway on both Friday and Saturday nights during any of the five weekends in the month also get a free stay on Sunday. The package is bookable at visitphilly.com/januarygetaway.rnrn“It might be cold outside in January, but there is plenty going on in Philadelphia all month long,” said Meryl Levitz, president and CEO, VISIT PHILADELPHIA®. “With the free attraction tickets, we are encouraging visitors to enjoy a two- or three-night getaway that includes ice skating, museum hopping and touring the town. Of course, fireside dining and tax-free January sale shopping should be on the trip agenda as well.”rnrnThe package is available at the following 10 hotels: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City; Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City–Convention Center; Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing; Hyatt at The Bellevue; The Inn at Penn, a Hilton Hotel; Loews Philadelphia Hotel; Morris House Hotel; Rodeway Inn Center City; Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel; and the Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown.rnrnThe offer is bookable seven days a week, including all five weekends in January—even the long Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. It comes with a pair of tickets for the following attractions and events:rnrnOne Liberty Observation Deck: Even birds are envious of the views from the 57th floor of One Liberty Place, where wrap-around windows reveal panoramic city views. Interactive kiosks zoom in on Philadelphia landmarks and exhibits offer interesting history, sports and art tidbits that help form the fabric of Philadelphia. 1650 Market Street, phillyfromthetop.comrnBlue Cross RiverRink Winterfest: Philly’s headquarters for cold-weather fun, Winterfest beckons visitors to Penn’s Landing with a skating rink overlooking the Delaware River, a heated ski chalet-style lodge, twinkling lights, fire pits and cozy seating. Food options from Iron Chef José Garces and a menu of local craft beers, cocktails and hot beverages round out the offerings. Columbus Boulevard at Market Street, delawareriverevents.comrnNational Constitution Center: It’s the only institution in America where people can debate, celebrate and educate themselves about the greatest vision of human freedom in history, the U.S. Constitution. Live performances, interactive exhibits and special exhibitions make the experience a fun one. 525 Arch Street, constitutioncenter.orgrnPhiladelphia Auto Show: The Pennsylvania Convention Center transforms into a car lover’s dream, with 700 pre-production, hot-production, classic and green vehicles from a range of manufacturers. January 30-February 7. 12th & Arch Streets, phillyautoshow.comrnVISIT PHILADELPHIA® makes Philadelphia and The Countryside® a premier destination through marketing and image building that increases the number of visitors, the number of nights they stay and the number of things they do in the five-county area.rnrnOn Greater Philadelphia’s official visitor website and blog, visitphilly.com and uwishunu.com, visitors can explore things to do, upcoming events, themed itineraries and hotel packages. Compelling photography and videos, interactive maps and detailed visitor information make the sites effective trip-planning tools. Along with Visit Philly social media channels, the online platforms communicate directly with consumers. Travelers can also call and stop into the Independence Visitor Center for additional information and tickets.rnrnContact(s):rnDonna Schorr, (215) 599-0782