Project Bald Eagle: Working to Stem the Tide of Heroin & Opioid Abuse in Northeastern and Northcentral Pennsylvania


HARRISBURG – This month’s ‘Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw’ highlights Project Bald Eagle, a Lycoming County-based non-profit organization that is leading efforts to stem the tide of the heroin epidemic through Education, Prevention, Treatment, Enforcement and Data Monitoring.

Project Bald Eagle employs a comprehensive model in partnership with organizations, resources and people from every cross-section of society.

“As a member of the Project Bald Eagle Board of Directors and Chairman of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, I have said many times that heroin and opioid abuse crosses all ages, races and backgrounds,” Sen. Yaw said.  “It does not discriminate, and it will take a community-wide effort to address.  Project Bald Eagle serves as a hub, linking those in need with a myriad of services across Northeastern and Northcentral Pennsylvania.”

Senator Yaw’s television program will air on:

  • Blue Ridge Communications/Mansfield – Channel 13
  • Service Electric Cablevision- SECV Productions – Channel 8
  • Time Warner, Sayre
  • Adams Cable Service, Channel 7
  • Comcast/Williamsport – Click On Demand/Get Local/Local Government/State Senate/A Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw

Please check local listings for air times.

A ‘Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw’ is intended to keep residents of the 23rd Senatorial District informed about state and local issues and to showcase the people, places and communities that make this region so unique.

Senator Yaw’s television report is also available online at, click ‘Newsroom’ and a ‘Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw’.

For more information on Project Bald Eagle, visit

For more information, contact:

Rita Zielonis

(717) 787-3280

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