If you have any questions about buying fireworks, the State Police might have the answer
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Saturday, June 30, 2012
The following information comes courtesy of the Media State Police barracks. Due to the upcoming July 4th holiday and summer season, here are some FAQs regarding fireworks. Q: Can I use fireworks in Pennsylvania? A: State law prohibits the use of Consumer and Display Fireworks in Pennsylvania without a permit. Items defined as “ground and hand-held sparkling devices”, “novelties” and “toy caps” in American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) Standard 87-1 are not currently regulated by State Law; therefore, their sale and use are permissible. These “non-fireworks” are the only types allowed to be sold from tents, stands, convenience stores, retail establishments and other various outlets not licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Q: Can I …
The following information was provide by the Pennsylvania State Police.
State Police responded to a reported robery on Copes Lane in the Media area during the week of June 25. According to a release from the police, unknown persons gained entry to a residence through one of the windows at the rear of the house. Once inside, they removed change from a glass bowl downstairs and a H.P. digital camera from the victim's bedroom. The victim discovered the burglary that evening upon returning home but did not contact the police, according to State Police. The next day, the victim returned home from work to find one Ryobi circular saw, two nail guns, and one buck knife missing despite no forced entry. The persons fled the scene in an unknown direction by unknown means, and police are investigating the incident.