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August 28, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Melissa Billotte

On a humid Thursday morning in July, the Community Work Program (CWP) crew at the Quehanna Boot Camp headed out to the Keystone Elk...


Tags: Mahanoy
August 28, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Mahanoy hosted it annual Reentry Fair for 170 inmates. Held in the prison's gymnasium...


August 27, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Echo was the third Canines Achieving Miracles in Prison dog at SCI Cambridge Springs when his tenure in the program came to an abrupt end...


Tags: Waymart
August 27, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

On August 20 – after having received licensure for its Cosmetology School in January 2018 -- the first SCI Waymart inmate cosmetologist...


Tags: Smithfield
August 27, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

The Smithfield Pennsylvania Lifer's Association (PLA) held its Annual Family Forum on August 15...


Tags: Houtzdale
August 26, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Houtzdale staff chose to participate in PJs drive for Children, Youth, & Family Services of Clearfield County and...


Tags: Phoenix
August 26, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

In August, Penn Law hosted a judicial training program for a delegation of 35 Thai judges of various levels...


August 25, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Training Academy Chef Todd Lewis recently was a guest on the podcast "Jawn Appetit"...


August 23, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Laurel Highlands held its annual Career and Reentry Fair in the chapel. There were 16 vendors represented...


Tags: Forest
August 22, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

On Aug. 8, SCI Forest staff welcomed a new option from their vending company courtesy of the Employee Association: Market C...