Shawnee Lake Being Drawn Down for Park Maintenance, Metzgar Says

Sep. 12, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) today announced that the lake at Shawnee State Park in Bedford County will experience low water levels beginning Monday, Sept. 16. The lake will be lowered by approximately 5 feet for repairs and improvements at the swimming beach, as well as repairs to the dry hydrant at the Diehl Boat Launch.

Local Bridge to be Dedicated in Honor of Staff Sgt. Roger Holler, Metzgar Says

Sep. 11, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) today announced that the bridge over Little Wills Creek on State Route 96, in Bedford County, will be dedicated as the Staff Sgt. Roger (Rod) Guy Holler Memorial Bridge. A dedication ceremony will take place on Sept. 21, at 11 a.m., at the bridge.

Topper, Metzgar to Host Senior Expo in Bedford

Jul. 31, 2019 /

BEDFORD – State Reps. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) and Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) are teaming up to host a free Senior Expo at Jordan Hall in the Bedford Fairgrounds, 702 W. Pitt St., on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Metzgar, Dowling to Host Senior Expo in Somerset

Jun. 24, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) and Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) invite residents to attend their 11th Annual Senior Expo on Thursday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will once again be held at the Somerset County Technology Center, located at 281 Technology Drive in Somerset.

Metzgar Bills to Improve Prison Staff Safety Subject of House Hearing

Apr. 29, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee heard today about the need to better protect staff who work in state correctional facilities from violent inmates as part of a hearing on a package of prison reform bills by Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset).

Metzgar, Topper Named Deputy Whips for the 2019-20 Session

Jan. 24, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) and Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) have been appointed by Majority Whip Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) to serve as Deputy whips during the 2019-20 session.

Metzgar Announces Grant for Somerset Library

Sep. 20, 2018 /

SOMERSET – Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) today announced that the Mary S. Biesecker Public Library in Somerset is the recipient of a $222,394.76 Keystone grant to improve its facility.

Metzgar, Dowling to Host Senior Expo in Somerset

Jul. 11, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Continuing the tradition of assisting residents, Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) and Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) will host the 10th Annual Senior Expo on Monday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is returning to the Somerset County Technology Center, located at 281 Technology Drive in Somerset.

Save the Date for Somerset Senior Expo Hosted by Metzgar, Dowling

Mar. 26, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) and Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) encourage senior citizens to save the date for their 10th Annual Senior Expo. The event is returning to the Somerset County Technology Center, located at 281 Technology Drive in Somerset, and will be held Monday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Metzgar, Topper Announce Farming Workshops

Feb. 12, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) and Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced the Pennsylvania State Council of Farm Organizations (PSCFO), in conjunction with the state Department of Agriculture, will hold a community service seminar at the Bedford Grange Mutual Insurance Company, 477 Pitt St. in Bedford, on Thursday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Stefano, Metzgar Announces State Grants for Somerset County Transportation Projects

Nov. 14, 2017 /

HARRISBURG – Two area businesses and the County of Somerset have been awarded more than $1 million in state grants funding for projects that will improve transportation infrastructure, promote public safety and enhance economic development in the 32nd Senatorial District, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and Representative Carl Walker Metzgar (R-69).