SCRANTON, March 3, 2011 – – State Sen. John P. Blake today announced that his Archbald district office will officially open for business this Friday, March 4.

The office, located at 400 Church Street, will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. and can be reached by phone at 570-876-5322 or by fax at 570-876-5332.

“I encourage anyone who needs assistance filling out state program applications or has questions to visit my office and become familiar with the many services my office can provide,” Blake said. “I look forward to meeting and working with my constituents in and around my hometown of Archbald.”

Some useful documents found at Blake’s district office include PACE/PACENET and Property Tax/Rent Rebate applications; information on living wills, student financial assistance programs, and fishing and boating; Pennsylvania drivers’ and commercial drivers’ manuals and other PennDOT forms; birth certificate and notary applications; voter registration forms; state grant booklets; and booklets on veterans services.

While the Archbald office is in closer proximity to residents in the mid- and up-valley region of Lackawanna County, all residents of the entire 22nd District should be comfortable accessing the services and the assistance they need at the Archbald location.

Senator Blake’s main district office is located in Suite 210 of the Oppenheim Building, located at 409 Lackawanna Ave., in Scranton and can be reached at (570) 207-2881.

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