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  • PFA Hearing: State Rep. Toohil Claims Fellow Lawmaker Pointed Gun at Her

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A judge in Luzerne County has extended a protection from abuse order filed by State Representative Tara Toohil. She claims a fellow lawmaker pointed a gun at her. The PFA will be in force for another three years. For most of the morning, lawyers for Toohil and her ex-boyfriend State Representative Nick Miccarelli spent the morning behind closed doors. A court spokesperson said the two sides were negotiating a settlement to the protection from abuse order. Representative Toohil […]

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    Attorneys General urge Congress to maintain student loan industry oversight

      HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro, with a bipartisan coalition of 30 Attorneys General, took action today to urge Congress to reject legislation that would block states from preventing and combatting fraud and abuse by the student loan industry. “It is unacceptable that Congress is considering a proposal that strips away the authority of states to protect student borrowers in Pennsylvania and across the country,” said Attorney General Shapiro. “Our bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General is standing up to […]

  • PennDOT to repair, resurface 4-mile section of Susquehanna Trail

    Drainage and base repair work scheduled in advance of milling and paving. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently set work zone signs announcing that on Monday, March 19, its contractor will begin preparatory work on a project to repair and resurface a 4-mile section of the Susquehanna Trail along I-83 in southern York County from the intersection of Main Street and Route 851 in Shrewsbury Borough, through Shrewsbury Township to the intersection with Route 216 and […]

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    Temperature swings result in more pothole problems

    Harrisburg, PA – With this season’s dramatic swings between unseasonable warmth and typical winter conditions, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation crews continue to address the growing number of potholes on state-maintained roads. “Potholes can form literally overnight and that’s what we’re seeing with these temperature swings,” PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards said. “This year we are seeing more concerns than usual and our crews are working aggressively to make repairs whenever weather permits.” Through the end of February, PennDOT crews had […]

  • Guilty pleas entered by “Operation Car Wash” crime ring

    Organized crime ring members who fraudulently obtained thousands of PA license plates face jail time and up to $1.5 million in restitution HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that nine people and 10 businesses that fraudulently obtained more than a thousand Pennsylvania license plates and used them to fuel a massive criminal enterprise across multiple states have pleaded guilty to criminal charges. The organized crime ring broken up by the Attorney General’s Office was known as “Operation Car […]

  • Attorney General files lawsuit against Uber for massive data breach

    HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro today filed a lawsuit against Uber Technologies, Inc. for violating Pennsylvania’s data breach notification law. Uber knew for more than a year that a data breach potentially impacting 57 million passengers and drivers around the world had happened – but the company failed to disclose the breach until last November. At least 13,500 Pennsylvania Uber drivers were impacted by the breach. Their first and last names and their drivers’ license numbers were stolen […]

  • Governor wants to waive prior authorization for medication-assisted treatment for opioid use

    Removal of Barrier to Treatment is part of Disaster Declaration Chester, PA – At a press conference at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland today, Governor Tom Wolf announced an initiative to remove barriers to people receiving medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. The governor followed the announcement with a tour of the Crozer-Keystone Health System’s First Steps Treatment Center, one year into operation to provide holistic residential treatment for substance use disorder. “I am here to announce that, going forward, […]

  • Jersey Mike’s to open in Lancaster; raise money for Four Diamonds

    Owners Celebrate with Free Sub Fundraiser LANCASTER, Pa., March 1, 2018 – Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open in Lancaster on March 7. Franchise owners Matt and Kristie Patterson, along with local operating partner Christina Montovino​, will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, March 7 to Sunday, March 11 to support Four Diamonds. The new restaurant, located at 1581 Fruitville Pike, is circulating 10,000 coupons throughout the community offering a […]

  • York Revolution announce latest signings

    YORK, PA. — The York Revolution have made three more player signings to the 2018 preseason roster, welcoming back infielder Ryan Dent while adding Atlantic League All-Star Zach Wilson and right-handed pitcher Zac Grotz. The signings were announced by manager Mark Mason on “Revs Hot Stove Weekly presented by Shipley Energy” Tuesday night on SportsRadio 1350 WOYK. Dent saw time at all four infield positions for the Revs in 2017, ultimately becoming the team’s everyday shortstop. At the plate, the […]