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  • Fort Indiantown Gap Training Center breaks ground on new Training Support Center building

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard Training Center, Pennsylvania National Guard, ceremonially broke ground on its new Training Support Center building in a ceremony here Jan. 16 with elected officials, senior military and civilian leaders and other dignitaries in attendance. The new 63,000 square-foot Training Support Center replaces a 22,490 square-foot wooden building dating from World War II. “This additional space will allow us to continue to grow, to increase our appeal as a world class […]

  • Weather blamed for accidents in Lancaster County

    EPHRATA, PA — During the early morning hours, Ephrata Police investigated numerous weather related accidents throughout the areas of Ephrata Borough, Ephrata Township and West Cocalico Twp. One accident was a roll over and two others involved a vehicle striking a house. At approximately 6:30 a.m., police investigated a roll over crash at mile marker 41 of US 222 North bound. The driver of a Dodge truck was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Another crash occurred in the […]

  • Governor Wolf Asks President for More Federal Support to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

    Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today sent a letter to President Trump asking him to increase federal support to fight the opioid epidemic. “Last year, more than 4,600 Pennsylvanians tragically died of a disease. This disease knows no age, gender, race, socio-economic status, or geography. It has spread to small towns, big cities, and rural communities. It has transcended demographics and regions. “This chronic and deadly disease is substance use disorder. Across Pennsylvania, communities are grappling with an epidemic […]

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    Removal of ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ designations from PA Birth Certificates irks some lawmakers

    HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Records recently changed birth certificates issued in the state. The terms ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ have been replaced with simply ‘Parent,’ in a nod to same sex couples who have children. The move has rankled some memebers of the legislature. House State Government Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) and 26 other state lawmakers sent a letter to Governor Tom Wolf, claiming the change will cost millions of dollars and […]

  • CAT driver retires after 50 years

    HARRISBURG, PA. — Capital Area Transit (CAT) bus operator Walter “Muss” Hillard, aged 76, has retired from the transit authority following fifty years of outstanding service, according to Tom Reynolds, CAT Interim General Manager. Born in Steelton in 1942, Hillard wrestled for Steelton High’s first wrestling team and won 1st Place in the Steelton West Side Tennis Championship before serving in the U.S. Army from 1962-67. Hillard joined the military and served in Japan, Hawaii and Korea where he served […]

  • Skip Hop Recalls Convertible High Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

    Skip Hop is recalling about 10,000 convertible high chairs due to a fall hazard. This recall involves the charcoal colored Tuo convertible high chair, which can be converted into a toddler chair. The style numbers are 304200 and 304200CN with a date code found on the back of the chair as follows: HH102016, HH11/2016, HH3/2017 and HH4/2017. The highchairs have a reversible seat pad, removable tray, 5-point harness, beechwood footrest and legs Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the […]

  • Toth Test: Volleyball

    Sporting events to bring thousands of visitors to York

    The MLK Kickoff Classic Volleyball Tournament and Tyrant Duals wrestling event both return YORK, PA – York County will welcome thousands of youth athletes this January when the Martin Luther King Kickoff Classic Volleyball Tournament and the Tyrant Duals wrestling tournament both return for another year. The two sporting events will bring a combined 7,400 visitors and more than $5 million in economic benefits to York County, kick-starting another exciting year for sports tourism. “Hosting youth sports offers the greatest […]

  • Freed Taliban hostage appears in court to face sexual assault charges

    OTTAWA, CANADA — The CBC reports Joshua Boyle, the Canadian who was held captive for five years with his wife and children by the Taliban in Afghanistan, made a brief court appearance via video link Wednesday morning in Ottawa on more than a dozen criminal charges. While Boyle confirmed his name, and had his next court appearance scheduled for Monday, January 8th, he did not enter a plea to criminal charges of assault, sexual assault and forcible confinement. Court records […]

  • Man struck by tractor trailer in Cumberland County

    LOWER ALLEN TWP., Cumberland County, PA. — The State Police in Harrisburg are currently investigating a struck pedestrian on the U.S. 15 South Ramp from PA 581 West in Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County. Troopers were investigating a separate crash when one of the occupants of a vehicle in that separate crash was outside of his vehicle and was struck by a passing tractor trailer. The 74-year old male victim was transported by EMS from the scene and is in […]