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Advanced Skywarn Spotter Training

NWS State College will be hosting a virtual Advanced Skywarn Spotter Training on Wednesday June 24th from 6:30-8:30PM via GoToWebinar. This class is free and open to all. To attend you must have a computer or mobile device with internet access.

The class will briefly cover the mission of the NWS along with severe weather preparedness. The main focus of the class will be to learn more about the technical aspects of severe weather forecasting, formation, and detection. Topics will include thunderstorm ingredients, thunderstorm dynamics, dual-polarization radar applications, and more! 

An infographic is attached. Feel free to share this information for professional or personal use. This is the first time NWS State College has hosted an advanced class like this. 

For ease of access, here is the registration link for the virtual Advanced Spotter Training to be hosted by NWS State College on Wednesday June 24th from 6:30-8:30PM:

We look forward to “seeing” you there! – NWS State College


Due to COVID-19, Stay-at-Home and non-essential business closures there have been changes made to due dates for 2020 Real Estate taxes (spring tax bill). Your discount date remains unchanged for both Crawford County and Summit Township. Changes were made to the face due date.

Crawford County opted to change the county portion of the 2020 Real Estate tax face due date to August 31, 2020, after that date the penalty will be assessed.

**Summit Township did not make the same change.**

Summit Township felt it was in the best interest of residents to change the face due date to November 30, 2020 giving residents more time to pay without penalty. There will be no penalty applied to the township portion of your 2020 real estate taxes if paid in full by November 30, 2020, if paid after that date the penalty will be assessed.

No new bill reflecting this change will be mailed.

County and Township portions must be paid in full at the same time.

Call the Summit Township office or the Summit Township Tax Collector with any questions.


Gibson Park is open for rentals beginning June 2020.

The restrooms will not be open at this time. Port-a-Potties/Job Johnnies will be on site for use.

The supervisors ask that you follow the CDC Guidance for Cleaning & Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes. See attachment below.


Summit Township will be holding their regular monthly meeting on June 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm as scheduled, however due to the primary election the meeting will not be held at the township building.

The meeting will be held at the Harmonsburg Presbyterian Church located at 14282 Cemetery Road, Harmonsburg.

If you attend the meeting please use appropriate preventative measures. Social distancing practices will be followed to protect all.

Items to be covered on the agenda:

  • Gibson Park rentals
  • Armstrong franchise agreement
  • Review of pending Short Term Rental Ordinance
  • Pending Subdivision and Land Developments
  • Other miscellaneous topics that may come before the board.

If you opt not to attend the meeting but have something that you would like addressed at the meeting or would like to comment on an agenda item speak to a supervisor prior to the meeting, or email or call the office.


Phone: 814-382-5058

Address:  PO Box 231, Harmonsburg PA 16422

The supervisors thank you for your cooperation.

Summit Township Annual Homecoming Picnic

Plan NOW to attend the Annual Homecoming Picnic, held each year on the last Sunday in June at Gibson Park with festivities beginning at 1:00.  Meat, rolls, and beverage will be provided.  Bring your own table service and a tureen dish to share.

This invitation is extended to everyone and participation is encouraged.  A basket raffle is conducted by the Summit Township Women’s Club.  Proceeds are used to benefit the Township’s Food Pantry. 

Come and enjoy a day of fun, games and meeting with friends and neighbors.  Hope to see you there!