Blake Annouces $ 1 Million State Grant for Scranton Counseling Center Relocation

On November 23, 2016

SCRANTON, November 23, 2016 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today applauded the announcement of a $1 million state grant for a project that will relocate the Scranton Counseling Center and open up prime space in downtown Scranton for new development. The $1 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding, announced by Governor Tom Wolf […]

Blake Applauds $ 1.5 Million RACP for Life Sciences Business Park in Mayfield

On October 28, 2016

SCRANTON, October 28, 2016 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today applauded the announcement of a $1.5 million state grant for the development of a Life Sciences Business Park in Mayfield Borough. The $1.5 million grant, awarded to the NorthEast Environmental Technology Center Associates through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), will be utilized to […]

Blake, Gov. Wolf Announce State Investment, Expansion of Simplex Industries

On August 8, 2016

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and state Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe)  today announced that Simplex Industries, Inc., a custom manufacturer of modular homes and light commercial buildings, will expand operations in Scranton, Lackawanna County, and will create 40 new jobs. “It’s a great honor to announce that a third generation manufacturer that started here is […]

Blake Applauds DEP Grant for Clarks Summit Water Quality Project

On June 30, 2016

SCRANTON, June 30, 2016 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced that Clarks Summit Borough has been awarded a $167,604 state grant to complete a much-needed water quality revitalization project. The grant, which was part of a $2.2 million investment by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in 19 stormwater projects in the Susquehanna […]

Blake Announces $900K State Grant for Abington Community Park Project

On September 14, 2011

HARRISBURG, September 14, 2011 – – State Sen. John P. Blake (D- Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced the release of a $900,000 state grant for the Abington Community Park project. “This state grant will not only allow the Abington Community Park to improve and expand its facilities, but it will also increase visitation, which could positively impact […]

Blake Announces $900K State Grant for Abington Community Park Project

On September 13, 2011

HARRISBURG, September 13, 2011 – – State Sen. John P. Blake (D- Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced the release of a $900,000 state grant for the Abington Community Park project. “This state grant will not only allow the Abington Community Park to improve and expand its facilities, but it will also increase visitation, which could positively impact […]

Blake Announces Over $350K in State Funding for Three Monroe Co. Projects

On May 5, 2011

HARRISBURG, May 5, 2011 – – State Sen. John P. Blake today announced state funding totaling $354,998 for three projects in Monroe County. The state grant money for the projects in Barrett and Coolbaugh Townships is derived from the “local share assessment” (LSA) account generated by the gaming industry. “I am very pleased that our […]

Blake Announces Nearly $1 Million in State Funding for Two Luzerne Co. Projects

On May 5, 2011

HARRISBURG, May 5, 2011 – – State Sen. John P. Blake today announced state funding totaling nearly $1 million for two projects in Luzerne County. The state grant money for the projects in Duryea and Dupont is derived from the “local share assessment” (LSA) account generated by the gaming industry. “I am very pleased that […]

Blake Announces $5.3 Million in State Funding for Lackawanna Co. Projects

On May 5, 2011

HARRISBURG, May 5, 2011 – – State Sen. John P. Blake today announced state funding totaling nearly $5.3 million for projects throughout Lackawanna County. Lackawanna County received $3.35 million in grants under the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s H2O PA program and an additional $1.9 million from the local share assessment account. “Both the H2O PA grants […]

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August 4, 2017: Senator Blake joined a number of local officials to welcome Governor Tom Wolf back to Scranton to tour the success story that is the United Neighborhood Centers' community revitalization effort along Cedar Avenue in South Scranton. August 4, 2017: Senator Blake joined a number of local officials to welcome Governor Tom Wolf back to Scranton to tour the success story that is the United Neighborhood Centers' community revitalization effort along Cedar Avenue in South Scranton. August 4, 2017: Senator Blake joined a number of local officials to welcome Governor Tom Wolf back to Scranton to tour the success story that is the United Neighborhood Centers' community revitalization effort along Cedar Avenue in South Scranton. August 3, 2017: Senator Blake and State Rep. Mike Carroll joined Dupont resident Stanley Knick for his swearing-in ceremony to the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners.

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