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  • Cumberland County E-recycling Center has Impressive First Week

    Cumberland County, PA – It was an impressive first week for Cumberland County’s new Electronics Recycling Center. The center, located at 1001 Claremont Road, Carlisle, assisted 86 customers its opening day and 113 customers on its second. Justin Miller, coordinator of the County’s Recycling and Waste Department, estimates one customer was assisted every 2.5 minutes. “In our first two days, four hours each day, 17,168 pounds of electronics have been collected for recycling,” Miller said. The response to the center […]

  • ‘Upper-Level’ heroin dealer busted in Lancaster

    LANCASTER, PA. — A Lancaster man who detectives call an “upper-level” heroin dealer is charged with several felonies regarding a series of searches and surveillance details in recent weeks. Angel D. “Fly” Galarza, 59, was charged and arrested after searches of his vehicle, storage unit, and safety deposit box uncovered large amounts of heroin and cash on July 5th. The Lancaster County Drug Task Force, after an investigation that included surveillance of drug sales, found over 1,200 bags of heroin […]

  • PA man pleads guilty and is sentenced for poisoning and killing Bald Eagles and hawks

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A Lancaster County, Pennsylvania man will serve two years of probation and pay a $3,500 fine after he pleaded guilty to poisoning eagles and hawks on a farm he owns in New York. William Wentling, 68, of Rothville, pleaded guilty to violation of the Bald and Gold Eagle Protection Act. In March of 2015, the New York State Department of Conservation received a report of a dead bald eagle in a field on Thompson Road in Addison, […]

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    Lancaster Police seeking help in 15 year-old unsolved homicide

      LANCASTER, Pa. — The Lancaster City Bureau of Police Criminal Investigation Division are seeking assistance with a 15 year-old unsolved homicide case. On July 4,  2002, at about 3:07 a.m., police were dispatched to the 100 block of Dauphin Street for a reported shooting. Arriving officers found a man lying on the ground in an just off of the 100 block of Dauphin Street. The man had been shot one time in in the neck and was dead on […]

  • WellSpan and Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Collaborate to Fight Cancer

    Expanded access to clinical trials and advanced care for complex cases among the benefits to local patients WellSpan Health and the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center today announced a new clinical collaboration that will benefit patients living with cancer in Adams, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties. The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center is one of the nation’s leaders in research and innovation. This new collaboration will bring expanded access to clinical trials for patients of WellSpan’s coordinated network of cancer […]

  • Hundreds of thousands of Vets opt for patriotic designation on Pa Driver’s License, ID Card

    Annville, PA – More than 440,000 veterans have had the veterans designation added to their Pennsylvania driver’s license or ID card since the option was made available in 2014. The designation – an American flag with the word Veteran beneath it – is a patriotic way for veterans to show their pride and convey to others that they served in the United States military. “People flash their driver’s license or ID card more often than we think, which makes the […]

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    Plan to eliminate school property taxes in PA reintroduced

    HARRISBURG – A bipartisan group of 20 lawmakers have joined together to introduce a plan drafted by over 80 grassroots taxpayer groups from across the state to eliminate school property taxes for the state’s 500 public school districts, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks). Senate Bill 76, the Property Tax Independence Act, would replace the revenue generated by the property tax for public schools with an increase to the Personal Income Tax rate from 3.07 percent to 4.95 percent […]

  • Cumberland County Commissioners say Clerk of Courts used computer system for campaign

    County says they’ve uncovered evidence of inappropriate use of county resources, shares findings with Attorney General Cumberland County, PA – The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners has requested the state Attorney General review the actions of the Clerk of Courts for potential violation of State law, after additional documents surfaced during the County’s ongoing examination of computer system use. Through an investigation conducted by the County’s Solicitor, documentation has shown a letter to the editor from the Clerks of Courts […]

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    Auditor General: Early termination of Superintendent broke law, cost Manheim Township Schools $358,000

    Auditor General DePasquale Says School board’s lack of transparency prompted concern from residents, early audit HARRISBURG – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that the Manheim Township School District, Lancaster County, broke state law when it failed to publicly vote on the separation agreement with its former superintendent. Termination of the contract cost the district at least $358,000. “School boards certainly have a right to terminate a superintendent’s contract. However, the process should be completely transparent and done legally,” DePasquale […]