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  • Stocking for Trout Season and Winter Weather

    Regional opening day of trout season kicks off April 1

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (March 28) – With great weather greeting kids and their mentors this past weekend for Mentored Youth Trout Fishing Day, anglers in 18 southeastern counties are warmed up and ready to kick off a new fishing season on Saturday, which marks the regional opening day of trout season. All along creeks and lake shorelines, anglers and their friends and families will wait at their favorite spots for the official 8 a.m. start and an opportunity to catch some […]

  • rabbittransit new Paratransit Fleet

    York, PA – With more than 74% of its fleet past its useful life, rabbittransit welcomes the addition of 60 new vehicles in the coming weeks ahead. Currently, 48 black-and-white Paratransit, or Shared Ride, vehicles are slated to be deployed into service on April 3, 2017. The vehicles will be dispersed into Adams, Columbia, Franklin, Northumberland and York counties as part of the rabbittransit 10-county service area. Previous county-branded vehicles eligible for replacement are being phased over to the black-and-white […]

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    Attorney General warns of tax scams

    Scam target Fred Sauers:“IRS doesn’t call and claim you owe them money! Hang up … Call the Attorney General instead” HARRISBURG — With the deadline looming to file tax returns, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is urging Pennsylvanians to beware of scam artists looking to steal their money and financial information as they prepare to file their returns. During tax season, identity theft cases increase as scammers use stolen information to file returns illegally and steal people’s refunds. Pennsylvanians in recent […]

  • Diocese to Remember Cardinal William H. Keeler

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Bishop Ronald W. Gainer of the Diocese of Harrisburg has announced that the memory of Cardinal William H. Keeler will be honored and prayerfully remembered with a traditional Month’s Mind Mass that will be held on Sunday, April 23 at Saint Patrick Cathedral, 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA. This Mass will be held at 4 p.m. This custom remembers the faithful departed one month after their passing from this world. Invoking the redeeming love and consolation of […]

  • DMVA seeks help to honor those from PA who paid ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam

    105 photos still needed for Wall of Faces ANNVILLE, Pa. – The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result of the Vietnam War, but needs help from the public. For the past two years the DMVA has partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) in Washington, D.C. to find a photo of every Pennsylvanian whose name appears on the Vietnam […]

  • Pa National Guard officer arrested for soliciting 14 year-old for sex

    HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges against a Hummelstown man accused of soliciting sex from a minor who told him she was 14 years old. The defendant is a chief warrant officer in the Pennsylvania National Guard in Fort Indiantown Gap. Joseph T. Witmer, 51, of South Crawford Road, Hummelstown, was arrested Sunday evening by agents with the Office of Attorney General’s Child Predator Section, after Witmer went to a predetermined meeting location to meet up […]

  • Veterans should never pay for help to apply for benefits, says DMVA

    ANNVILLE, Pa. – Veterans, active military and their dependents should never pay for help to apply for veteran’s benefits, according to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. “Through the years we have seen businesses and individuals who offer ‘free’ help applying for veterans benefits, but in the end they issue a bill under the guise of financial planning or some other service rendered,” said Brig. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania’s adjutant general. “Understanding and learning about benefits can be challenging […]

  • Harrisburg public works crews continue plowing streets

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Public Works crews for the City of Harrisburg continue to plow streets to manage the major snow storm that has blanketed the city since Monday night. The City is asking residents to refrain from driving during the snow emergency as streets are slippery and the forecast calls for continued snow through Tuesday evening. “Our Public Works crews are hard at work throughout the city trying to keep our major streets and arteries clear,” said Mayor Eric Papenfuse. […]


    Postal Service suspends mail service due to winter storm

    CENTRAL PA – Local postal officials provide the following update on mail service as the region endures this season’s most severe winter storm. All Post Offices that begin with ZIP Codes 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 195, and 196 will suspend operations on Tuesday, March 14 due to the weather. This includes: o POST OFFICES: All Post Offices, station and branches are closed. o MAIL […]