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  • Flooding to delay opening of some State Gamelands roads

    The PA Game Commission  says the opening of some state game land roads may be delayed due to the recent flooding that occurred in Southcentral Pennsylvania this past week.  Seasonal roads are traditionally opened for vehicular access two weeks before the start of the states archery deer season which begins on Saturday, September 29th.  Habitat crews are currently assessing and making repairs to any damaged roads across the region.  Seasonal roads impacted by the weather will open as repairs and […]

  • Man who drove through active fire scene in June pleads guilty to careless driving

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa — UPDATE: An Enola man pleaded guilty to careless driving in relation to an incident from June 8, court documents show. Charges of recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct were dismissed against 39-year-old Mourad Shokralla, according to court documents. Police said that Shokralla drove through an active fire scene in the 900 block of Chester Road on the 8th. Firefighters told officers that while they were investigating, a vehicle drove through the scene and failed to stop, despite […]

  • $535K of Heroin, Fentanyl, Crystal Meth and other drugs seized in Luzerne County

    HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that his strategic response team seized more than 44 pounds of heroin, fentanyl, crystal methamphetamine, cocaine and other drugs during a five-month deployment in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties. Investigators estimate the total street value of the seizures to be more than $535,000. Working in close collaboration with Lackawanna County District Attorney Mark Powell and Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis, Office of Attorney General Agents made over 50 drug-related arrests in northeast […]

  • Former Worley-Obetz CEO and Controller charged

    LANCASTER, PA — The former CEO and controller of a Manheim-based energy business are charged with years-long misuses of company funds covering the CEO’s personal credit debt. Northern Lancaster County Regional police on Monday charged Jeffrey B. Lyons, former CEO of Worley & Obetz, and Karen L. Connelly, longtime controller for the company until her retirement in 2016. Police determined Worley & Obetz funds covered over $1 million in Lyons’ credit card debt, with Connelly authorizing most of the payments. […]

  • Governor Wolf declares disaster, to seek federal aid for flooding

    HARRISBURG, PA — Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed a proclamation of disaster emergency for the commonwealth in response to a series of severe rain storms over the past week that caused flash flooding and ensuing damage to homes and businesses throughout much of north and central portions of the state. Governor Wolf has personally toured communities hit hard by the storms in Schuylkill, Bradford and Delaware counties. “Pennsylvanians in portions of the state hardest hit by heavy rains and subsequent […]

  • City Hall closes drive-thru window due to utility addition construction

    CHAMBERSBURG, PA — Beginning the week of March 13, 2017, the Borough of Chambersburg embarked on a project to add an addition to their historic City Hall at the corner of South Second Street and East Queen Street in Downtown Chambersburg. Since then, there have been inconveniences caused by this project, but City Hall has remained open throughout including the Police Station. The back parking lot has been closed to the public unless you live or access your parking from […]

  • Gillespie Putting Together Hearing on Cemetery Fraud Case

    YORK – In reaction to the indictment of a local cemetery’s owners on fraud charges, state Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) is working with his House colleagues to examine the issue and search for possible legislative solutions. “When the Suburban Memorial Gardens story first came to light, my office was inundated with telephone calls and stories of related incidents,” Gillespie said. “The best vehicle we have for getting answers is the House Republican Policy Committee, and we’re trying to put together […]

  • Tribune Media terminates merger agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.; Files lawsuit for breach of contract

    CHICAGO – Tribune Media announced the termination of the proposed merger agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group early this morning and also filed a lawsuit against Sinclair for breach of contract. Tribune Media is the parent company that owns WPMT FOX43 and several other local television stations across the country. “In light of the FCC’s unanimous decision, referring the issue of Sinclair’s conduct for a hearing before an administrative law judge, our merger cannot be completed within an acceptable timeframe, if […]

  • Kroger Exploring Strategic Options for the Turkey Hill Business

    CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that the company is exploring strategic alternatives for its Turkey Hill business, including a potential sale. “Turkey Hill is a unique CPG food business within Kroger Manufacturing as it is a strong, nationally-known brand,” said Erin Sharp, group vice president for Kroger Manufacturing. “Turkey Hill’s successful and recognizable ice cream and beverage products have the potential for greater growth outside of our company. We want to ensure Turkey Hill has every […]