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  • Governor Corbett calls same sex marriage analogy “inappropriate”

    A comment made in a legal brief is getting a lot of attention . The brief, dealing with the register of wills in Montgomery County issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.  The attorneys for the Pennsylvania  Office of General  Council equating a legally enforceable marriage of a gay couple to that of one between 12-year-olds. Gay Rights Groups are outraged , while the Governor came out to say that the analogy was inappropriate. This, hours after the Office of General […]

  • Water Street Ministries looking to raise $500,000

    The Water Street Ministries has been serving the Lancaster community for over 110 years  and now they need your help to keep up with costs of running their facilities and serving others. They’re facing a  large deficit and are looking to raise $500,000 by the end of June. The president of Water Street says the rough winter and having to replace aging beds have all added to their costs. They’re also now faced with having to replace multiple kitchen appliances […]

  • Re-entry job fair gives ex-offenders a second chance

    A job fair was held at Harrisburg Area Community College to give ex-offenders a second chance today. Harrisburg Area Community College teamed up with the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole to hold the second annual Re-Entry job fair. “ We’re trying to remove that stigma for those offenders who are coming out of the department of corrections and trying to give them a second opportunity with jobs, “ says Michael Potteiger, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and […]

  • Oil Pulling, does it work ?

    There`s a lot of new hype over an ancient practice that claims to do everything from whiten your teeth, to give you clearer skin. It’s called oil pulling, and it’s getting a lot of attention on the web and from celebrities but, we wanted to find out, does it work ? Denis Kinane, Dean at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine says while this practice is ancient there isn’t much research behind it that says it works. “ […]

  • Supreme Court Ruling causes problems for county election offices

    A Pennsylvania state Supreme Court ruling is causing problems for county election offices across the state. Locally, it’s costing one county thousands of dollars. This, after the court ruled that a Republican candidate for Governor must be stricken off the ballot for the May primary. This ruling applies to counties across the state and locally, it’s costing Lancaster county $27,000 to re-print all of the ballots. The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court held that the name of Governor Corbett’s GOP challenger […]

  • Lancaster piano store to close its doors

    It’s the grand finale for a Lancaster piano store. Reifsnyder’s has been in business for 110 years and will be closing its doors in June.  William Crabtree has been president of Reifsnyder’s for 40 years. But come June 1 he says the Lancaster piano store will close. “ We had an offer on our property which we just could not refuse to take and it’s allowing us the opportunity to retire, “ says Crabtree He says the decision wasn’t easy […]

  • Family of fatal stabbing victim asking for donations

    The family of a Lancaster County woman who was stabbed to death Friday morning is looking for donations for the five young children she leaves behind, and funeral costs. Police say 27 -year-old Melissa Joseph, a mother of five, was stabbed to death by her husband Carrington Joseph Friday morning in her Lancaster Township apartment. The children, ranging in ages from nine years old to five months old will now be cared for by Melissa’s family. Add to that the […]

  • Burglars hit Lancaster County Businesses

    Police in Lancaster County are investigating a series of burglaries at businesses across three townships. They say these all happened within the past week and a half and they’re trying to determine if they’re connected.They say in one incident the suspects broke into the Bulova store at the Rockvale Outlets in East Lampeter Township. They gained access to the store through  the back door of a vacant shop next door. And in another incident suspects broke into the Game Stop […]

  • Second Amendment Action Day Rally in Harrisburg

    Several hundred people gathered outside the capitol Tuesday to celebrate their gun rights for the ninth annual Second Amendment Action Day . They were joined by state lawmakers who discussed legislation that would broaden gun rights. Representative Daryl Metcalfe (R) , 12th district, discussed his proposed House Bill 357 known as the Right to Bear Arms Protection Act. The bill would make any new federal gun control laws unenforceable in Pennsylvania. “ It would make sure if the Federal Government […]