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    Lancaster church to hold vigil for Florida shooting victims

    LANCASTER — A Lancaster church will hold a prayer vigil for the victims of Wednesday’s deadly school shooting in Florida. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 301 St. Thomas Road, Manheim Township, will host the vigil at 7 p.m., according to a post on its Facebook page. “Please join us as we share our grief, anger, and hope in love in response to the school massacre yesterday in Florida,” the event invitation reads. The vigil will include time for silence, music, and […]

  • Maryland high school placed on lockdown after student is found with gun in backpack

    TOWSON, Md. — A Maryland high school was placed on lockdown after a weapon was found in his backpack inside a classroom, according to WBAL-TV. The school resource officer at Loch Raven High School called police around noon after the student showed the weapon in his backpack to another student, police say. The student fled from the SRO, who was unable to confirm whether or not that student had a weapon. As a result, the school was placed on lockdown […]

  • FOX43 Job of the Day, sponsored by Elwood Staffing

    Today’s Job of the Day: XPO Logistics Warehouse Associates Temp-to-Hire Camp Hill & Mechanicsburg Camp Hill – 717-737-5001 With a number of locations in Central, Pa., Elwood Staffing  is not far away for your next career opportunity. Looking for a long-term, short-term, full-time or part-time work, Elwood Staffing has branches in Camp Hill, Carlisle, Chambersburg, York, Reading, Harrisburg, Lebanon, Lancaster and Hanover to assist your needs. Visit Elwood Staffing’s website here.

  • Sheetz ranks 66th on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For

    ALTOONA — Sheetz has once again made the list of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, the company announced Thursday. The Altoona-based company ranks No. 66 on this year’s list — an improvement of 21 places from 2017. The list, now in its 21st year, is compiled by Fortune Magazine, with assistance from the global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work. Companies opt to participate in a selection process, which includes an employee survey and an […]

  • Seven men charges in Lackawanna County Prison sex scandal

    SCRANTON — Seven men are now charged with a widespread sex abuse scandal in the Lackawanna County Prison. According to court papers, they used their roles as corrections officers to force female inmates to perform sex acts. John Schnipes, a former Archbald councilman who resigned from the prison in 2013, is facing the most serious charges, according to WNEP. He iss accused of sexually assaulting several females dating back to 1998, giving them cigarettes among other things in exchange. According to court papers, after one assault […]

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    Wolf Administration offering free flu vaccine clinics

    DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.– In response to one of the worst influenza seasons in recent years, the Wolf Administration will hold 41 free influenza vaccine clinics at locations across the state throughout the remainder of the month. “The most prevalent strain of flu this season, H3N2, has been particularly difficult for seniors and young children,” Acting Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said. “We’re offering free flu shots because confirmed cases of the virus continue to be a significant health threat throughout Pennsylvania. Call […]

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    Bunner Island to cease coal operations after agreeing to settlement

    YORK COUNTY, Pa.– On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, the Sierra Club served a Notice of Intent (NOI) to sue Talen Energy’s Brunner Island Steam Electric Station under various environmental statutes related to the station’s coal operations. The NOI starts a mandatory waiting period before the Sierra Club can file suit, which it expects to do on May 15, 2018.   However, the Sierra Club and Brunner Island have already reached a global settlement of all issues raised in the NOI. Under the settlement, Brunner […]

  • First responders honored Wednesday night in York County

    SPRING GARDEN TWP., York County — Some first responders in York County were honored Wednesday night for their service at a board of commissioners meeting. Back in December, patrolman Richard Morris, along with several other officers in the township’s police force, responded to a medical emergency at the Colonial Coffee Shop in York. Morris used an automated external defibrillator on a woman whose heart was not beating and performed CPR until paramedics arrived. That woman, Susan Syms, says her life […]

  • IRS, State Police warn of potential tax return and Olympics-based scams

    LANCASTER — Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies and the Internal Revenue Service are warning residents to be alert for potential scams involving fake refunds and other tax return-based scenarios, as well as other scams involving the Winter Olympic Games. The IRS is warning of a specific scam in which a refund is placed in the victim’s actual bank account. Later, the victim receives notification of an overpayment, and that the victim needs to return some of the money. State Police warn […]