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  • Construction begins on net zero-energy building on Millersville University campus

    MILLERSVILLE, Pa. — The campus of Millersville University will soon have its first net zero-energy building. That means the total amount of energy used by the building is equal to the amount of energy created at the building. “It’s not just another building,” said John Anderson, president of Millersville University. “It’s going to be an educational center because it’s going to teach people about how a net zero-energy building works.” Monday, the community was invited to sign a beam that will […]

  • Organic hatchery celebrates opening in Lebanon County

    FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. — Bell & Evans is celebrating the ceremonial opening of its new organic animal welfare-focused hatchery. Officials with the company say there is still some machinery to install before the operational opening, but once the hatchery has completed its organic audit, it will become the first certified organic chicken hatchery in the world. “We don’t do any commodity production here,” said Audrey King, director of marketing and business development with Bell & Evans. “We’re very much focused on […]

  • Officials urge offenders to take part in Operation Safe Surrender

    YORK, Pa. — The York County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging anyone in the county with an active warrant to participate in Operation Safe Surrender. The sheriff’s office is partnering with judges, prosecutors, and other civil offices to help resolve outstanding warrants. The operation allows anyone with an active warrant to surrender in a neutral, faith-based setting, where all civil and legal agencies will be gathered in one place. “We started to send out vouchers for safe surrender to defendants that […]

  • 16 officers honored as Lancaster County’s DUI Top Guns

    EAST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — 16 police officers hold the title of Lancaster County “DUI Top Gun.” Those officers were honored Tuesday, at an annual DUI awareness conference, held at the county’s public safety training center. Between them, the 16 officers made a combined total of 406 arrests for impaired driving last year. “It’s about saving lives,” said Craig Stedman, district attorney for the county, “and the commitment to safety on our streets.” Tuesday marked the 26th year for the law […]

  • Groundbreaking for HIA’s first hotel

    LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Construction is officially underway, at the site of the new Fairfield Inn and Suites Harrisburg hotel. FOX43 was there Thursday, for the groundbreaking of what will be the first hotel at Harrisburg International Airport in Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County. Hotel executives hope the new building will bring in, and cater to, people enjoying attractions in central Pennsylvania. “It’s a great amenity for the travelers,” says Plato Ghinos, president of Shaner Hotel Management, “both the […]

  • Peyton Walker Foundation hosts event to raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest

    WARRINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A day of family fun Saturday at Roundtop Mountain Resort, was organized to bring attention to an important medical cause. The event was put together by the Peyton Walker Foundation, founded after the death of the teen with the same name three years ago. Peyton Walker, a Camp Hill native, died at the age of 19, from sudden cardiac arrest. It was later discovered that she had an undetected genetic heart condition. “As a means to celebrate Peyton, […]

  • Yorktowne Hotel hosts auction

    YORK, Pa. — It’s out with the old and in with the new at the Yorktowne Hotel. Everything from nightstands to love seats and appliances were up for auction on Saturday, as part of an effort to clear out the hotel before its $20-million redesign begins. One lucky bidder hit the jackpot and was able to take home a sentimental item. “I just wanted a piece of my wedding,” said Tommie Johns. “A piece of that past, you know, and something like an […]

  • House resolution supports veterans organization

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state house resolution recognizing a veteran support organization is being considered by lawmakers in the Pennsylvania state house. Mission 22  creates large-scale public memorials, in an effort to raise awareness about, and prevent, veteran suicide.  The organization also raises funds for veterans to receive treatment for post traumatic stress disorder. An event in Harrisburg on Tuesday, honored three Pennsylvania veterans who lost the battle with PTSD.  Among them, was U.S. Army veteran Michael Wargo, Jr.   “We need to reach out and […]

  • Dauphin County barbershops offering reading opportunities to young customers

    STEELTON, Pa. —  Barbers in Dauphin County are using their workplaces as learning centers for young customers. With the help of a $35,000 local share gaming grant, 10 shop owners are setting up libraries to help customers hone their reading skills. FOX43 photojournalist Rebecca Knier gives us a look at the Books in Barbershops program.