AAA employees honored

SUNBURY - Three Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging employees were presented honorary certificates by the county commissioners Tuesday.

Mary Barrett, who serves as APPRISE coordinator, received the BRAVO Award from the state Department of Aging. Carolyn Mull, a fiscal technician, received the Department of Aging's Outstanding Senior Community Service Employment Program Participant Award.

Teresa McCabe, senior center services supervisor, was chosen by the Department of Aging as having the 2014 best practice in nutrition for older Pennsylvanians.

New website for Barletta

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, unveiled Thursday a redesigned official website,, featuring a new appearance and streamlined features that make access easier for users.

Barletta's official website includes his voting record, updated issue pages and an interactive district map. The re-launched website also provides information about the 11th District. It includes links to various state, county, and local Web resources. It features a section that helps explain the federal government to children in all grade levels. It includes information for senior citizens, veterans, active-duty military personnel and those seeking flags flown over the Capitol or tours in Washington, D.C.