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  • Haines Shoe House open for tours

    HELLAM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Haines Shoe House in York County celebrates the first day of spring with its grand opening. An iconic piece of York County history, the shoe-shaped building was constructed by shoe salesman Mahlon Haines in 1948, as a form of advertisement. It opens during the spring season every year. One of the owners is encouraging passers-by to stop in for a tour. “The Shoe House is just another big piece of York County history,” said Melanie Schmuck. “We […]

  • Match Day for medical students

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The long wait is over for 135 medical students at Penn State College of Medicine. Friday afternoon, the students received envelopes containing the name of the places where they will serve their residencies. The annual tradition is known as “Match Day.”  One student from New Freedom, York County was very happy to be matched with Penn State Hershey. “The residency program is one of the best,” said Shehzad Siddique, a psychiatry student. “The program director is amazing, he’s very […]

  • Firefighters band together to clear snow for funeral procession

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The funeral for a Harrisburg firefighter is scheduled to pass by the State Capitol building on Friday, March 17th. The day before, firefighters from across central Pennsylvania responded to the Capitol, to help the Harrisburg Fire Bureau clear ice and snow from the steps. Among those with shovels, were members of multiple companies and some retirees — all coming to help in response to a tweet. “It meant the world,” said Captain Aldo Morelli of the Fire […]

  • Beyond School Walls program for Harrisburg students

    SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Capital Region Big Brothers Big Sisters organization is starting a mentoring program in Dauphin County.  Partnering with Capital BlueCross, Big Brothers Big Sisters is launching the Beyond School Walls program. With the support of mentors, middle school students from the Harrisburg School District will receive consistent exposure to corporate environments.  Mentors will meet one-on-one with students twice a month, helping them prepare for the job industry. “We’re excited to take this a couple years down the road […]

  • Temple donates Kindle tablets to York elementary school

    YORK, Pa. — Students at Alexander D. Goode Elementary School were all smiles Wednesday morning, thanks to a gift of gadgets. The school’s two fifth grade classes received 60 new Kindle tablets from Temple Beth Israel.  The donation was made in honor of the temple’s former rabbi, and the school’s namesake, who died serving in the U.S. military during World War II. Students say the devices are game-changers for classwork and homework. “I’m really excited because usually we don’t have that technology […]

  • Photography exhibit celebrates Irish-American Heritage month

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — March is Irish-American Heritage month and the State Capitol building is playing host to a celebratory art exhibit. Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack welcomed photographer Robin Hiteshew to the Capitol on Tuesday.  Hiteshew’s exhibit features 50 black and white portraits of artists who play traditional Irish music.  Lieutenant Governor Stack commended the musicians featured in the photos for their dedication to their craft and their roots. “This photographic exhibit that we’re all going to have a chance to see, […]

  • New route for Harrisburg St. Patrick’s Day parade

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — This year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in Harrisburg will take a new route, passing through more of the city’s business district than in past years.  The executive director of Harrisburg’s downtown improvement district, says the change was made at the request of local business owners. Todd Vander Woude says, “As we go out and about, especially the people out on Market Street, they say why can’t you have one of these parades come by our businesses. So […]

  • Pushing Back on a Proposed Pipeline

    Pipeline opponents set up camp to block construction

    CONESTOGA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Opponents to the construction of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline through parts of Lebanon and Lancaster counties are camping out, in an effort to block construction.  It’s the latest move in a nearly three-year fight over the proposed pipeline project. In February, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized the expansion of the pipeline, which will carry Marcellus Shale gas from Pennsylvania to other states in the Mid-atlantic and Southeastern U.S.  Opponents say the construction of the pipeline will […]

  • CPR kiosk unveiled at Harrisburg International Airport

    LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Harrisburg International Airport is now home to a kiosk designed to teach hands-only CPR. The kiosk is in Terminal “B” of the airport.  Designers say it allows travelers to complete a 5-minute, self-directed course on how to safely and immediately assist a person suffering a cardiac emergency. “It’s a tutorial that takes you through from the beginning,” says Brad Hollinger, chairman and CEO of Vibra Healthcare, the company that partnered with the American Heart Association to unveil […]