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February 2020 Archive

February 29, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Tomorrows Hope worked in collaboration with Altoona's parole office on a job fair on Feb. 26, for the community...


February 27, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

The counselor vacancy at York Community Corrections Center challenged the facility in many ways over the last six months...


Tags: Mercer
February 27, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

On Feb. 18, Guardian Angel Medical Service Dog CEO Carol Borden and PA Senator Michele Brooks visited SCI Mercer to see how the German...


Tags: Pine Grove
February 27, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Senior Indiana University of Pennsylvania Nursing Students toured SCI Pine Grove on Feb. 25. They visited and talked with an inmate...


Tags: None
February 27, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Fred's background: Fred was rescued from a backyard breeder, along with 12 other St. Bernards...


Tags: Somerset
February 26, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Somerset paused Feb. 26 to remember the sacrifice made by Sgt. Mark J. Baserman two years ago...


Tags: Mercer
February 26, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

On Feb. 26, Slippery Rock University's Criminal Justice Professor Sarah Kuehn and 20 of her students toured SCI Mercer...


February 26, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Since the first sale in April 2017, SCI Coal Township inmate organization Lifeline has donated more than $23,900 to local charities...


Tags: Mercer
February 26, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

The Inmate Activities Committee at SCI Mercer hosted its 5th annual Polar Bear Walk on Feb. 15. Forty-two participants walked nine laps...


February 26, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Coal Township recently held a Volunteer Luncheon to show appreciation to its volunteers. Certificates of appreciation were presented...