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APA PA Chapter News: December

posted on December 22nd, 2020  |  Read more

The Latest News from PA Chapter of APA… The next Webinar Wednesday, Hello, It’s Me: Introducing PA-SHARE, is scheduled for January 6, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. As the primary interface for all PA State Historic Preservation Office programs, PA-SHARE will enable users to submit and track projects in real-time, receive confirmation of   

APA PA Chapter News: November

posted on November 24th, 2020  |  Read more

The Latest News from PA Chapter of APA… Stories, Change, and Staying the Same in Lancaster County: An Interview with Kip Van Blarcom, AICP Kip Van Blarcom is a Senior Planner with the Lancaster County Planning Commission, where he’s worked for over 20 years on planning for development impacts to historic resources and heritage tourism.   

Register to Receive Virtual Conference Sessions

posted on November 13th, 2020  |  Read more

PA Chapter of APA held their Virtual Conference this past October, overall the event was a success. The board decided to allow those who couldn’t attend to purchase a pass to receive and view all the educational sessions from the Virtual Conference. Do you need CM credit? The majority of the educational sessions do have   

2020 Annual Award Winners

posted on October 27th, 2020  |  Read more

2020 Annual Awards Ceremony PA Chapter of APA congratulates this year’s Pennsylvania Planning Excellence Award recipients. These awards exemplify planners’ best efforts to create stronger, healthier, and more just communities.  Press Release The following individuals and organizations received awards:   Planning Leadership Award – Professional Planner John Theilacker, AICP Associate Director for Municipal Assistance, Brandywine Conservancy   

Awards Committee Update

posted on October 27th, 2020  |  Read more

Award Committee Update Regretfully, the Chapter Board just accepted Denny Puko’s resignation as a member of the Awards Committee, which Denny led for most of the 20 years he was on the committee. At our virtual conference this year, Denny presented the awards in an interesting and new format, building on his work over the   

Great Places in Pennsylvania Spotlight

posted on October 27th, 2020  |  Read more

Great Places in Pennsylvania Spotlight The Great Places in Pennsylvania program began in 2014. This program highlights places in the Commonwealth that are prime examples of good planning and are centerpieces of their communities through good connectivity, community engagement and economic opportunity. Each month, we will highlight a recent Great Places award winner. In 2019,   

Seniors, Planners & … Cigars?

posted on October 27th, 2020  |  Read more

Seniors, Planners & … Cigars? York County’s Senior Housing Partnership in Action Everything’s better when you’re working together. A partnership between York County Community Foundation’s Embracing Aging initiative and the York County Planning Commission is learning, listening and acting to create affordable housing options for seniors that meets their needs as they age. A particular