I’ve been a photojournalist at Fox 43 for about 10 years now. What I’ve learned over that time is there’s too much doom and gloom to cover. However there are a lot of inspirational stories in Central PA to tell as well. Its those stories that keep me coming back to my job day after day.

Recent Articles
  • Groundbreaking held on new Conestoga River Plaza

    LANCASTER, Pa. – City and state officials broke ground today on the new Conestoga River Plaza in Lancaster. The plaza will sit at the intersection of South Duke and Conestoga streets. The three-phase, $7 million project began 6 years ago. Phase one included building brand new housing nearby and phase two was the construction of a Family Dollar store. “[The] southeast area is open for business,” Spanish-American Civic Association President Carlos Graubera said.  “We want investment.  We want partnerships,  and […]

  • Lancaster County receives national award to support economic growth strategy for immigrants

    LANCASTER, Pa. – Lancaster County is one of 20 communities nationwide to receive the Gateways for Growth award. Representatives from the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce along with the Literacy Council of Lancaster and Lebanon made the announcement on Thursday. The two organizations will receive specialized research and data collection from the Partnership for a New American Economy which will highlight the positive economic contributions of immigrants in Lancaster County. “The chamber will be able to use, to identify the needs in our community,” […]

  • Cocalico High School students build real world experience while helping others

    DENVER, Pa. – Students at Cocalico High School in Lancaster County are taking the lessons they’ve learned in their wood shop class to build some real world experience and help the community.  The students have taken on a special charity building project which will help a local man. Roy Dunlap hurt himself in a fall more than 6 months ago and has been hospitalized ever since. Doctors are ready to discharge him, but he hasn’t been able to return to his home because he didn’t have […]

  • Elizabethtown Masonic Village helps patients and families by granting ‘final wishes’

    ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy. Hospice staff at the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown, Lancaster County have found a unique way to help patients and their families through something they call “final wishes.” FOX43 Photojournalist Anthony Grove shows us how these wishes are not only helping patients and their families cope, but making lasting memories in the process.

  • Fire in Lancaster County clock shop

    CAERNARVON TWP., Lancaster County, Pa. — A fire in northern Lancaster County leaves a clock shop in ruins. Five fire companies from two different counties fought the blaze for several hours along the 2400 block of Conestoga Creek Rd. in Caernarvon Twp. The shop is owned by Jesse Esch, who’s been repairing clocks and watches in the building for over 20 years. Firefighters say the fire originated in the back of the building. The cause is still under investigation.  

  • Dauphin County businesses recognized for giving opportunities to people with disabilities

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Businesses in Dauphin County are being recognized for providing employment opportunities to those with special needs. Dauphin County Commissioner George Hartwick was on hand to give out the recognition to 10 businesses on Friday. However, Commissioner Hartwick says today is about much more than just handing out awards. “Offering folks an opportunity to overcome challenges every single day,” Hartwick said,  “You find employees that bring a significant amount of value to your company.  Today’s just not about trying […]

  • CommunityAid Lancaster Is Hiring

    Lancaster, PA – CommunityAid in Lancaster is hiring over 60  full and part-time positions at its new location on Rohrerstown Road in East Hempfield Township. The positions being hired range from cashiers to management positions, with salaries starting at $10 dollars an hour or more depending on experience.  CommunityAid also provides full benefits for full-time employees and 401k plans for both full and part-time employees. The new CommunityAid thrift store and donation center will boast over 41,000 square feet of […]

  • PPL to use drones to check power lines

    ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – PPL Utilities just added a high-tech tool to its bag. The company recently purchased three drones to survey power lines throughout Central Pennsylvania. Each drone is operated by two people– one for the drone itself, and the other to run the mounted camera. The FAA gave PPL the clearance to fly the crones back in April. The utility company says the drones will do multiple tasks for them. “What the drone gives us, is that added flexibility […]

  • 11 Year Old New Holland Boy Beating the Odds

    HERSHEY, Pa. – 11 year old Camren Moore was diagnosed with a rare brain disorder, Lissencephaly, when he was just 18 months old.  The disease is incurable and Doctors did not believe he would live past the age of 2. He’s beating the odds and inspires his parents every day. “They told us he had 6 months to live.”, says Camren’s mother Shelly Summers.  “So the first 3 months I cried.  I looked up the diagnosis and it.  It ripped my […]

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