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  • 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 […]

  • Eastbound Route 30 Restricted to a Single Lane Due to Sinkhole

    UPDATE, 4:50 p.m.: PennDOT says it is still assessing the sewer line and drainage pipe systems near the sinkhole, but is hopeful that the affected lane will be repaired and reopened by Tuesday afternoon. The sinkhole is in the area of an ongoing highway construction project, and PennDOT has asked the contractor to begin excavating around the hole at about 3 a.m. or 4 a.m. Tuesday. EAST LAMPETER, TWP., Lancaster County, PA – The emergence of a sinkhole around noon […]

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    15-year-old girl drowns at Caledonia State Park

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa.– A 15-year-old girl drowned at Caledonia State Park on Saturday. On July 28 around 6:35 p.m., State Police in Chambersburg were contacted by the Franklin County Coroner’s Office, who were currently at the Chambersburg Hospital in connection to an accidental drowning. It was found that a 15-year-old girl drowned due to medical issues while in the Caledonia State Park swimming pool in Greene Township. The girl’s father contacted FOX43 News. He says the girl took a swim […]

  • PA Attorney General sends letter to Pope Francis regarding child sex abuse investigation

    HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today issued a statement on his letter sent yesterday to His Holiness, Pope Francis, concerning his office’s investigation into child sexual abuse in six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania. “Yesterday, I wrote to Pope Francis regarding the Office of Attorney General’s comprehensive investigation into sexual abuse of children within the Catholic Church and its cover up by church leaders.” Click here to read the Attorney General’s letter to Pope Francis. “I have appreciated the Pope’s […]

  • No-Poach Agreements by fast-food franchises draws interest of Attorney General

    HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today sent a letter to eight national fast food franchisors about “no-poach” agreements in franchise contracts, which harm low-wage workers and limit their ability to get better jobs within the fast-food industry. Eleven state Attorneys General have requested information and documents from these companies. The letter says that no-poach provisions make it difficult for workers to improve their earning potential by moving from one job to another or seeking a higher-paying job at another […]