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  • Milton Hershey School and Mansfield University announce partnership

    The formalized partnership is the third college partnership MHS secured to help low-income students HERSHEY, Pa.—On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Milton Hershey School® and Mansfield University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The formalized partnership aims to provide MHS graduates with more focused and sustained support intended to help low-income first generation college students graduation outcomes. “This partnership demonstrates both institutions’ commitment to providing more access to the postsecondary level for our students,” MHS Vice President of Graduate Programs for Success […]

  • Consumers urged to file for restitution from Western Union for wire transfer scams

    Harrisburg — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that Pennsylvania consumers who were deceived into sending payments to scam artists through Western Union’s wire transfer service can now seek restitution from a fund set up to help victims across the Commonwealth and the country. The compensation is the result of a January settlement with Western Union, which required the creation of a national $586 million fund administered by the Department of Justice’s Victim Asset Recovery Program, along with anti-fraud measures […]

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    Leaving pets in the cold could result in fines, jail time for owners

    Governor Wolf Reminds Pet Owners of Temperature Restrictions, Penalties in Place with New Animal Cruelty Laws Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today reminded Pennsylvanians to bring pets indoors as temperatures continue to drop statewide. Pennsylvania’s new animal cruelty protections, signed into law in June 2017 and championed by Governor Wolf, included new protections and penalties for cold weather. “This is the first cold weather season since we strengthened the animal cruelty laws in Pennsylvania, which include temperature and shelter […]

  • York County to host Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s New Indoor Winter Games

    York County will host the Games in 2019, 2020 and 2021 with an eye on a long-term arrangement YORK, PA – Special Olympics Pennsylvania will bring its new Indoor Winter Games to York County starting in March 2019, with hundreds of athletes expected to showcase the power of the human spirit and the joy of sports during two days of exciting competition. The Indoor Winter Games will feature floor hockey, figure skating, speed skating and bowling. It combines events that […]

  • WellSpan breaks ground for 80,000-square-foot facility in Hanover

    PENN TOWNSHIP, York County, PA. — WellSpan Health physicians, leaders and staff today joined with community members to officially break ground on the new, 80,000-square-foot WellSpan Hanover Health Center project in Penn Township, York County. “This is more than just a groundbreaking ceremony; it’s a celebration,” said Kevin Mosser, M.D., president and chief executive officer of WellSpan Health. “Because this is an important project for this community. At WellSpan Health, we’ve long held the belief that health care should be local. […]

  • Husband charged in 1983 Perry County “Cold Case”

    HARRISBURG, PA. — Standing with family members of Debra Rodgers in Perry County, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that a murder charge has been filed against a Perry County man for the 1983 death of Debra Jane Rodgers. Carl Rodgers, 62, of Fox Hollow Road, Shermans Dale, was arrested yesterday and charged with the murder of his wife, Debra Jane Rodgers, 34 years ago. “For more than three decades, the family and friends of Debra Jane Rodgers have sought […]

  • Changing the way PA elects Lt. Governor?

    HARRISBURG, PA. — The Senate State Government Committee, chaired by Senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York), held a public hearing at the State Capitol today to discuss bipartisan legislation to reform the way the lieutenant governor is elected in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 761 would amend the state’s constitution to allow gubernatorial candidates to select their running mate subsequent to the primary election, which is a process similar to how presidential candidates currently select their vice presidential running mates. Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), […]

  • Governor announces new project approval for pipeline investment program project

    Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced a new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) project approval through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will create up to 200 jobs and bring natural gas energy to more than 115 households, businesses, and other properties in Wyoming County. “As our natural gas infrastructure expands across the commonwealth, the PIPE program is crucial for building out pipelines to bring our abundant natural gas resources to households and businesses,” Governor Wolf said. “These investments create jobs, […]

  • New info about victim of West Manchester cold case homicide

    WEST MANCHESTER TWP., York County, Pa. — The West Manchester Township Police recovered human remains  four years ago in November of 2013 at the intersection of Loucks Rd and Haviland Rd. Since that time, investigators sought assistance from various agencies and laboratories throughout the United States. In 2016 police sent the remains to the University of South Florida Forensic Anthropology Laboratory requesting analysis of the bone and teeth for geochemical isotopic analysis to assess whether the decedent’s geographic region of origin […]