Metzgar Secures More Than $500,000 Grant for Local Volunteer Fire Company

Nov. 21, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) announced today that New Centerville Rural Volunteer Fire Company will receive $519,156 in funding from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) for renovation and expansion of the Farmer’s and Thresherman’s Jubilee grounds.

Metzgar to Designate Memorial Bridge in Honor of Local Hero

Oct. 13, 2022 /

WHAT: The bridge located on T.R. 413 on Grasser Road in Juniata Township, Bedford County, over the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River at the intersection of New Baltimore Road, will be designated the Army Specialist Four Harold Phillip Grasser Memorial Bridge. Grasser, a Manns Choice native, was killed in action on April 30, 1968, during the Vietnam War at the South Vietnam Go Cong Province.

Metzgar Outraged Over Closure of Somerset Hospice

Jul. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG?– Following the news of UPMC’s announcement of its intention to close In Touch Hospice in Somerset Township, Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) is expressing major concern over the health and well-being of patients who depend upon this service.

Metzgar: ‘We Must Follow the Science’

Apr. 12, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In order to maintain a level playing field for women’s sports, Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) voted in favor of House Bill 972, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act. The bill now heads to the Senate for consideration.

Metzgar Announces Local Fire, EMS Grants in Somerset County

Feb. 10, 2022 /

HARRISBURG–Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) announced today that nearly $288,000 in grant funding, from a program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner, were awarded to 21 fire and EMS companies in the Somerset County portion of the 69th District.

Metzgar, Topper Announce Local Fire, EMS Grants in Bedford County

Feb. 10, 2022 /

HARRISBURG– Reps. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) and Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced today that approximately $193,000 in grant funding, from a program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner, were awarded to 16 fire and EMS companies in Bedford County.

EITC Scholarships Awarded to Families in Somerset County, Says Metzgar

Dec. 22, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) announced today that families at Somerset Christian School and St. Peter School in Somerset received Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) scholarships from the Bridge Educational Foundation for the 2021-22 school year as part of the state’s EITC program.

Stefano and Metzgar Announce $250,000 Grant to Rehab Railroad Tracks

Nov. 19, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-69) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) awarded a $250,000 grant to PBS Coals through the CFA’s Multimodal Transportation Fund Program. The funding will be used to rehabilitate railroad tracks for the Cambria Prep Plant located in Stoneycreek Township, Somerset County.