Good Life

February 5, 2014

Helping Hands: Agency, ‘Centre Sings’ assist county residents with heating needs

On Jan. 2, the Centre County Fuel Bank opened its reserve to families in the county who were facing a heating emergency. The primary heating product distributed through the fuel bank is home heating oil. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, since January 2010, the price of home heating oil has increased by 28 percent. Individuals on fixed incomes such as Social Security have received an increase of 6.8 percent over the same time period.

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