Events Paper Shredding Event Saturday, Oct. 17, from noon to 2 p.m. District office, 3220 State Route 257, Seneca The event, which will feature an on-site industrial paper shredder, will provide the opportunity for residents to shred up to four large boxes of materials per vehicle. The boxes will be returned to residents. Residents who are interested in watching their papers be shredded are welcome to do so, but are asked to wear masks. Paper will not be accepted from businesses or organizations. No newspapers, cardboard or glass can be accepted. Staples and paper clips need not be removed. All shredding takes place on-site, and the event will be held rain or shine. Shredding services will be provided by Iron Mountain. It is not necessary to register for the event, but residents who have questions are asked to call the district office at 814-677-6413. Veterans Outreach Hours In a partnership with the Pennsylvania American Legion, I will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours in the district office at 3220 State Route 257, Suite 8, Seneca, on the third Tuesday of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 2020 dates include: Oct. 20 Nov. 17 Dec. 15 A service officer from the American Legion will be available to assist veterans with a variety of issues, including: • VA claims for disability compensation • Disability increase and rating decision appeals. • Veteran or surviving spouse pension. • Burial and death benefits • Addition of dependents. • Dependency and indemnity compensation • Other veterans' benefits. Veterans do not need to be a member of the American Legion to receive these services. While the service is free, appointments are required. Interested participants are asked to call the district office at 814-677-6413 so their names and phone numbers can be shared with the field service officer, who will contact them to make an appointment.