Archive

ShareThis Page
Help with energy bills now available | TribLIVE.com
Pennsylvania

Help with energy bills now available

Tribune-Review
| Wednesday, November 12, 2014 7:54 p.m

Low-income Pennsylvanians can now begin applying for a federally funded energy assistance program, local political leaders and representatives of Columbia Gas and Peoples Natural Gas announced on Wednesday.

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program, commonly known as LIHEAP, provides one-time grants ranging from $100 to $1,000, which in most cases go directly to the utility. Individuals making up to $17,505 and families of four earning up to $35,775, among others, are eligible. Residents can apply for help at compass.state.pa.us or by calling 1-866- 857-7095.

Speakers gathered at the Veterans Leadership Program offices in the South Side including Steelers Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris urged residents to apply as early as possible because funding can run out.

TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.