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  • Giant Food Stores donate to Salvation Army of York

    YORK, Pa. — Giant Food Stores are helping to combat hunger this holiday season, with donations to the Salvation Army. Thursday, Giant donated $35,000 to the Salvation Army of York, as part of its Feeding Our Neighbors Every Day campaign. “It’s very important because there’s a great need for people right now that are going through some hard times,” said Norma Escobar, family services director with the Salvation Army of York. “I’m sure that there are some people that we […]

  • Bathfitters makes donation to American Cancer Society

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The American Cancer Society in Harrisburg received more than $52,000 from Bathfitters on Thursday. Throughout the month of October, Bathfitters dedicated a portion of profits from remodeling jobs to the Cancer Society as part of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. The goal of the campaign is to find a cure for breast cancer, and support patients in the area who are battling the disease. “This donation is going to directly impact, and hopefully help, those […]

  • Rite Aid brings holiday cheer to families at Penn State Children’s Hospital

    DERRY TOWNSHIP, Dauphin Co. — Kids battling illnesses at Penn State Children’s Hospital receive some holiday cheer, thanks to associates from Rite Aid in the greater Harrisburg area. The associates visited the hospital Wednesday, bringing with them toys for the young patients, and hosting a pizza lunch for their families. Officials with the hospital say the event gives families who are confined to the hospital setting, a feeling of home during the holiday season. “They might go back to their room and […]

  • York Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle Campaign

    YORK, Pa. — The sound of bells and brass instruments could be heard in York’s Continental Square on Friday, as the Salvation Army kicked off its annual holiday season Red Kettle Campaign. It’s the organization’s most recognizable fundraising effort, and raises money for thousands of people who are struggling to make ends meet. Thomas Gibson, who served as master of ceremonies for the kickoff event, and is also the York Town Crier, said the Salvation Army rates the campaign at the […]

  • Harrisburg students decorate Children’s Christmas Tree at governor’s mansion

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Students from the Harrisburg School District are helping to ring in the holiday season, decorating a Christmas tree at the Pennsylvania governor’s residence. Students in third through sixth grades, from Ben Franklin Elementary School and Cougar Academy, decorated a Christmas tree at the residence with paper snowflakes that they created. “They see the mansion, but not often are they ever going into the mansion,” said Dr. Sybil Knight-Burney, superintendent of the Harrisburg School District. “They know that someone […]

  • Repairs of Rebirth Fountain complete

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse announces the completion of repairs to the Rebirth Fountain in Reservoir Park. The restoration project took several years to complete. It was a partnership between the city of Harrisburg and several private sector civic groups. The fountain was installed in 1994 and had not been retouched in years. On Tuesday, the mayor says future renovations at the park are possible. “If you look at out at the reservoir down below, perhaps you could […]

  • York County celebrates retirement of K9 Lieutenant Lou

    SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The York County Sheriff’s Office sends its first K9 officer into retirement with a grand celebration. Lieutenant Lou officially retired in October, but Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office held a changing of the guard ceremony to honor Lou’s work and to celebrate his retirement. The bloodhound was the first K9 to join the Sheriff’s Office as part of the Child Abduction Response Effort and he’s worked more than 150 cases, including the search for convicted cop killer […]

  • Fort Indiantown Gap opens new site for aviation maintenance

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. —  The United States Army post at Fort Indiantown Gap is now home to a new aviation maintenance site. The Pennsylvania National Guard dedicated a $34 million aviation maintenance instruction building Monday. The new site is 50,000 square feet bigger than the previous site and will be used to train aviation mechanics who work on CH-47 Chinook and UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. Staff at Fort Indiantown Gap say the previous site was outdated and too small. “As the […]

  • Volunteers from The Home Depot help veteran with home project

    LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Two organizations partner to help a veteran in Dauphin County. The Home Depot Foundation, and Rebuilding Together Greater Harrisburg, are making sure Paul Huerta has a safer and more accessible home. Huerta is a United States Marine Corps veteran, who served for 20 years. More than a dozen members of Team Depot spent Thursday building an exterior walkway and steps for Huerta and his family, as a special thank you for his service, right before […]