Public hearing dates and information

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Architects' renderings from two casino license applicants: Mason-Dixon Resorts L.P. (top) and Penn Harris Gaming L.P. (bottom).

Applicant: Penn Harris Gaming L.P.

Casino location: Hampden Township (Mechanicsburg), Cumberland County.

Jobs created/anticipated state taxes: 300; just over $37 million in first full year of operation.

Hearing date, location:

Aug. 302010, Hampden Township Municipal Building, 230 S. Sporting Hill Rd., Mechanicsburg.

Deadline to register to comment: Noon Wednesday Aug. 25.2010

Applicant: Mason-Dixon Resorts L.P.

Casino location: Cumberland Township, Adams County.

Jobs created/anticipated state taxes: 375; $37 million annually.

Hearing date: Aug. 312010; location to be announced.

Deadline to register: Noon Thursday Aug. 26.2010

Applicant: Bushkill Group Inc.

Casino location: Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County.

Jobs created/anticipated state taxes: 230; more than $46 million five years from opening.

Hearing date: Sept. 2, Country Club of the Poconos clubhouse, 1445 Big Ridge Dr., East Stroudsburg.

Deadline to register: Noon Aug. 30.

Applicant: Woodlands Fayette L.L.C. (Nemacolin)

Casino location: Wharton Township, Fayette County.

Jobs created/anticipated state taxes: 400; $30 million after first full year, or by 2012.

Hearing date: Sept. 82010, Wharton Township Municipal Building, 114 Elliottsville Rd., Farmington.

Deadline to register: Noon Sept. 2.2010

- Suzette Parmley