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October 2021 Archive

Tags: Camp Hill
October 29, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

​The Hounds of Prison Education (HOPE) program has returned to SCI Camp Hill, where the dogs will now be housed on Juliet Block...


October 27, 2021 12:00 AM
By: Michelle Tynan, Treatment Services Program Administrator

September is National Recovery Month, a national observance that promotes and supports recovery practices...


Tags: Phoenix
October 27, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

​SCI Phoenix's therapeutic community inmates participated in a talent show to celebrate Recovery Month on Sept. 30...


Tags: Pine Grove
October 27, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

​SCI Pine Grove's fire emergency response team (FERT) assisted a local fire company (Clymer VFD) with testing large-diameter hoses...


Tags: Huntingdon
October 26, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Huntingdon and PA Correctional Industries honored Russella "Rusty" Bell, who retired after more than 25 years of DOC service...


Tags: Waymart
October 25, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Waymart's inmate organization, WINGS, mailed a check for $453.75 to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter...


Tags: Mahanoy
October 25, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

​On Oct. 9, the Independent Bikers Federation hosted a benefit ride for CO Jason McNeil of SCI Mahanoy...


Tags: Waymart
October 23, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Waymart hosted a blood drive by appointment on Oct. 18. The American Red Cross came with a mobile bus and approximately 21 staff...


October 22, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Quehanna Boot Camp Sgt. Hess reported that while in a State College Sheetz parking lot, he was approached by a QBC graduate...


October 21, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Reentrants from Wernersville Community Corrections Center continued to serve the community as they recently volunteered...