Closings & Delays

I am glad to come back to the Keystone State to continue my career. I grew up just outside of Pittsburgh. Naturally I root for the black and gold.
I went to Point Park University in Pittsburgh where I double majored in Broadcast Journalism and TV Production. While there, I covered Point Park athletics and news. I had the opportunity to cover President Obama when he came to Pittsburgh and once at the White House. In my senior year I covered the Gubernatorial Race for PA. My studies included internships at KDKA and WPXI. I graduated in December of 2014.
I then started in New Bern, NC at WCTI. While I was there I was a general assignment reporter. There I had the pleasure of covering the eastern side of the state including the Crystal Coast. I covered everything from Marine homecomings to Tropical Storms and breaking news.
I look forward to covering the area. I enjoy telling stories. If you have any please tell me at choffman@fox43.com, @newsmanchris on Twitter, or my Facebook page Chris Hoffman Fox 43


Recent Articles
  • The mental impact of children witnessing parents overdose

    YORK, Pa.– It’s a story many of us have seen. Stories of parents overdosing on drugs in front of their children. It’s happened around the country and recently here in Pennsylvania. “We are in shock when we hear a story of someone passed out in their front seat after getting a fix of heroin, and their young kid is in the back seat,” WellSpan Health’s Dr. Chris Echterling said. “It’s not a surprise when you understand how addiction works.” Dr. […]

  • Community comes out to support girl with rare skin disorder

    LANCASTER, Pa.– Bella Stern is just like most other 7-year-old girls. “She just loves sports. She’s very energetic, and she loves it,” her mother Julia Stern said. Bella lives everyday with constant pain. “She has to do 2-3 soaks in a bathtub everyday, about 20-30 minutes to soak her skin,” Julia said. “Then we have to exfoliate that skin because it doesn’t exfoliate itself on its own.” Bella suffers from a disease called ichthyosis. It’s a rare skin disorder that […]

  • Spring Grove student section goes all out for breast cancer awareness

    SPRING GROVE, YORK COUNTY, Pa.– Friday nights are mostly known for one thing, high school football. For many schools, this past Friday was homecoming, and for Spring Grove High School, they were no different. The one thing that stood out at Spring Grove’s game was the amount of pink in the stands. Their student section had a “pink out” game for breast cancer awareness. Students said they always have at least one a season. “It’s just always been that way,” […]

  • New technology raises legal issues for hunting in Pennsylvania

    LANCASTER, Pa.– Bow season is in full swing in the state and will last until mid-November. One of the new features for trail cameras is wireless connection of phones. They can now send photos instantly to your phone. “It’s basically a scouting tool 24/7,” P.J. Reilly of Lancaster Archery Supply said. “When it captures an image, it will send a text to your phone. It will send an email to your computer, however you want to send it.” So it […]

  • West York Mayor willing to resign, but it comes with a cost

    WEST YORK, Pa.– Mayor Charles Wasko said he is willing to resign, but it comes with a cost. He sent a letter of conditions to the borough council for his resignation. According to Borough Council President Shawn Mauck, the letter was received on Tuesday. “To you Mayor Wasko, if you are watching, do the right thing,” Mauck said. “If you love West York, resign effectively immediately.” The calls for Mayor Wasko’s resignation started after he posted several racist posts to […]

  • Collar surgically removed from dog’s neck, SPCA says animal cruelty charges coming

    MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa.– Baby Girl is a young and playful pit bull mix. She was a bit shy when we met her on Tuesday, but she quickly became friendly. “Just a wonderful dog,” York County S.P.C.A. Executive Director Melissa Smith said. “She’s super happy now, and she doesn’t seem to be wildly uncomfortable.” Surprising, considering Baby Girl has more than 50 staples in her neck. She underwent surgery last month. “The collar was completely embedded in her neck […]

  • Locals help those impacted by Hurricane Matthew

    HARRISBURG, Pa.– Hurricane Matthew made landfall in South Carolina between Charleston and Myrtle Beach. The storm already left a path of destruction in the Caribbean and is now in the United States. “It’s pretty dicey on the coast,” local Red Cross worker Chris Weidenhammer said. He is currently in South Carolina as the storm moves along. “We’re kind of in that hold posture because of a lot of areas specifically in the Charleston, Myrtle Beach; it’s unsafe for our folks […]

  • Men walk a mile in heels to fight for a cause

    YORK, Pa.– If you were in the City of York Friday night, you might have seen hundreds of people walking around in heels. Many of those people were men. It was all part of a fun event called Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. The event is in it’s fifth year and hosted by the York YWCA. The event aims to raise awareness and help put to an end domestic violence and sexual assault. Needless to say most of the […]

  • ‘We are making a difference,’ volunteers prepare supplies for areas impacted by Hurricane Matthew

    MECHANICSBURG, Pa.– As Hurricane Matthew makes its way to the United States, people in our area are preparing supplies to help those impacted. At Mission Central in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, volunteers are working to fill up clean up buckets and health kits. “Knowing that we can do something here, where we’re safe and protected is just a really good feeling,” Sandy Zirbel of Camp Hill United Methodist Church said. She has a personal connection to the storm. Her best friend […]

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