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  • Lancaster County man charged with terroristic threats

    LANCASTER COUNTY – A Lancaster County resident was charged with terroristic threats, stalking and unsworn falsification, according to police. William A. Drobnak, 40, of Manheim is accused of disrupting the lives of two Ephrata residents for 10 months by harassing and threatening them with physical harm. Drobnak had a relationship with one of the victims and is presumed innocent, according to police.

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    New Year – New job opportunities from US Postal Service

    CENTRAL PA —  If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get a job with U.S. Postal Service, now is your chance. USPS is posting many jobs on www.usps.com/careers. To assist potential employee candidates in the application process, several postal job fairs will be conducted throughout the Central PA District in the month of January. USPS employees will be on hand at the following Post Office locations with information on completing applications and description of the jobs available: POST […]

  • 61,000 Workers Become Eligible for Overtime Jan. 1

    Harrisburg, PA – Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak is reminding employees and businesses about a new federal law that will make 61,000 workers in Pennsylvania newly eligible for overtime pay of time and a half beginning January 1, 2020. Oleksiak is also urging Pennsylvania lawmakers to do more for all our hardworking men and women, who will continue to earn an embarrassingly low minimum wage of $7.25 in the new year. “This new federal law means some of […]

  • F&M field hockey advances to National Championship Game

    MANHEIM, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall’s earned a 3-1 victory over Johns Hopkins in Saturday’s NCAA Final Four in Manheim, advancing to the NCAA Division III Championship Game. F&M will play the winner of Middlebury and  Salisbury. Tune into GoDiplomats.com for the latest updates. It will be the Diplomats’ first appearance in the National Final since 1981. Their record now stands at 20-3. F&M was led by Lily Mynott scoring two goals. With 30 goals on the season, she now […]

  • ‘Peyton’s Law’ passes Senate unanimously

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Peyton Walker Foundation today celebrates the Pennsylvania State Senate’s unanimous passage of Senate Bill 836, known as “Peyton’s Law,” and lauds Sen. Mike Regan (R-District 31) for his sponsorship, leadership and staunch advocacy for the measure. The bill now heads to the State House of Representatives. Peyton Walker, a 19-year-old Mechanicsburg, Pa. native, was a sophomore at Kings College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., studying to be a physician assistant, when she suffered a fatal Sudden Cardiac Arrest […]

  • State to rent space to wireless providers, generate revenue for the Commonwealth

    Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania is seeking to rent extra space on commonwealth-owned communications towers, land and assets to third-party wireless providers at fair market value, Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper announced today. “We realize the revenue-generating opportunity the commonwealth has in renting extra space on communications towers and assets to third-party wireless providers,” Topper said. “In addition to creating a revenue stream, we have the opportunity to contribute to more accessible and reliable wireless coverage across the Commonwealth.” […]

  • Bill to protect student sexual assault victims advance to Senate

    HARRISBURG – A proposal that would provide new protections for young victims of sexual assault earned the endorsement of a key panel in the Senate today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13). Senate Bill 530, which was approved by the Senate Education Committee today, would mandate the removal of any student who is convicted or adjudicated delinquent of sexual assault against a student who attends the same school. The legislation was created in response to a situation […]

  • VotesPA.com Provides Comprehensive Voting Information for Nov. 5 Election

    Harrisburg, PA – In preparation for the upcoming municipal election, Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar suggests Pennsylvanians visit votesPA.com,  where they can confirm their registration status, verify their voting district, locate their polling place and find much more information. “VotesPA is an invaluable resource for voters as they head to the polls on November 5,” Secretary Boockvar said. “We encourage all Pennsylvania voters to be fully informed about their rights and what to expect at the polling place.” At […]

  • Probation, property ban for man who threatened Mennonite Home

    LANCASTER, PA — A New Holland man was sentenced to three years of probation – and a property ban – for threatening to bring a gun to a local retirement community after he was denied volunteer work at the facility. Mark Wingerd, 66, was convicted at trial last month of misdemeanor terroristic threats regarding the March 11 conversation with a volunteer coordinator at Mennonite Home. Wingerd became upset during a series of phone calls regarding a volunteer opportunity at the […]

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