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  • DCNR schedules meetings seeking input on State Forest Districts across PA

    Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced new public involvement in charting the future course of Pennsylvania’s state forests begins later this month when Sproul State Forest District hosts the first of 20 public meetings across the state. “In creating its comprehensive management plan for more than 2.2 million acres of state forestland, the Bureau of Forestry changed management techniques, updated forest inventories and, most importantly, listened to the public,” said Dunn. “This […]

  • York County Convention & Visitors Bureau names acting president

    Board unanimously selects organization’s longtime director of sales to serve as Anne Druck’s replacement until a permanent successor is found. YORK, PA – Laura Gurreri, the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s director of sales for the past 12 years, has agreed to serve as the organization’s acting president while a search committee seeks a permanent replacement for departing President Anne Druck. The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau is York County’s official tourist promotion agency. Gurreri will assume the […]

  • Governor Wolf urges new measures in wake of Texas shooting

    Harrisburg, PA – “It has been more than three months since the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, yet state lawmakers have failed to pass any gun safety measures to my desk. Now, after another massacre has taken the lives of innocent kids, we must act. “In the coming weeks, I look forward to working with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to enact targeted measures to improve school safety. Our School Safety Task Force is nearing completion of its regional […]

  • Cumberland Valley wins PA Rugby championship

    Cumberland Valley High School Boys Rugby Club won the 2018 Rugby PA State Single-School Championship on May 20, defeating Malvern Preparatory School 32-24 at Cumberland Valley’s Bobby Rahal Field at Eagle View Middle School. It was a come-from-behind victory for the CV Eagles after being down 14-0 early in the first half, they came back and scored 29 unanswered points and held the lead through the match. With the win, CV completed an undefeated season of rugby compiling a 14-0 […]

  • York County ranks in top 10 in visitor spending in PA

    Visitors spent more than $973 million in 2016, marking the seventh straight year of growth York, PA – Visitor spending in York County surged to a high of $973.6 million in 2016, placing the Factory Tour Capital of the World® in the top 10 of all Pennsylvania counties, according to new figures released by the state tourism office last week. Traveler spending increased by nearly $30 million from 2015 to 2016, marking the seventh straight year that York County’s tourism […]

  • Missing Lancaster Co. man left on own volition, police say

    MANHEIM TWP., Lancaster County — UPDATE: Manhiem Township Police say Gunars Zagars, 55, has left the area on his own volition. The active search for Zagars has been called off but he is still considered an endangering missing person at this time, police add. Investigators still wish to speak with him. Previous: Police in Manheim Twp are looking for a man they say has a severe physical disability and is at risk.  Gunars Zagars (also known as Gunar Zagars) walked […]

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    North Middleton Voters will go through check in process this year

    Carlisle, Pa. – Voters in North Middleton Township can expect a new check-in process this year. Due to the recent redistricting, residents will vote in two different congressional districts. This change does not impact the location of polling places; no voting locations will be moved. To ensure voters receive the correct ballot, an additional verification has been added to the check-in process when voters arrive at their polling location. “We’ve never had a situation where a congressional district was split […]

  • Pennsylvania Lottery Launches Keno on May 1

    Middletown, PA – Keno, a fast-paced game with drawings every four minutes, goes on sale Tuesday, May 1, at Pennsylvania Lottery retailers. Keno play starts at $1. Players choose up to 10 numbers, or spots, from 1 to 80. A computer randomly draws 20 winning numbers. The more spots players match, the more they can win. “Pennsylvania Lottery Keno players are going to love this exciting, new way to play and win,” said Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. “Although you […]

  • Pilot arrested for flying while impaired at Lancaster Airport

    MANHEIM TWP., Lancaster County, PA — A Maryland man was arrested for attempting to fly a plane while impaired by alcohol. It happened around 9:16 p.m. Saturday at  Lancaster Airport, 500 Airport Road. Employees of a business at the airport called police.  Officers say they located Seth Osei Dapaah, 41, of Upper Marlboro, MD, sitting in the pilot’s seat of a 1974 Piper Cherokee 180 fixed-wing single-engine aircraft.  The engine of the aircraft was running.  Two passengers were in the […]