Hello fellow Pennsylvanians! My name is Grace Griffaton, but you can call me anything local. I love local stories and helping the community. I began my journey with FOX43 at the start of the new year, 2017. Prior to FOX43, I reported and produced at the beach for WRDE-Delmarva’s NBC station. Although I love the beach, I am a true Pennsylvanian at heart – grew up in a small town near the Poconos and graduated Magna Cum Laude from La Salle University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication where I interned at Fox 29 on Good Day Philadelphia. Following graduation, I worked for WPMT’s sister station, WNEP, researching, writing, and editing stories, shooting, and learning the broadcasting ropes. I am so happy and humbled to be back in my home state and look forward to meeting you all. I love people because everyone has such a unique background and story to tell so feel free to reach out with your story because I want to tell it. Follow me on social media – Facebook: GraceGriffatonTV and Twitter: @GraceGriffaton… or email me your ideas: Ggriffaton@Fox43.com.


Recent Articles
  • Give Local York: Local emts need your help

    HELLAM TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Give Local York, 24 hours of online giving, is in just 15 days! A nonprofit EMS agency is asking people to consider a donation their way. Anyone who donates $250 dollars or more to Susquehanna Valley EMS, will have his or her name on the side of the ambulance and be helping the agency buy a new one. As we get closer to Give Local York, emts with Susquehanna Valley EMS in Hellam Township […]

  • Family says insurance won’t cover prosthetic eye for toddler battling cancer

    PALMYRA, LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. — A two-year-old girl from Lebanon County is battling a rare form of eye cancer. Her parents say, right now, their insurance isn’t covering what she really needs. Ariella Lynn Coyne laughs away at her mom outside their home in Palmyra. Like most two year olds, she’s a little sassy, attached to her favorite stuffed animal, and thinks she’s a rock star. “She’s a gift, a bundle of joy,” said Terina Sweitzer, Ariella’s mom. “She has […]

  • Medicaid fraud costing PA millions of dollars says Attorney General Josh Shapiro

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro says Medicaid fraud is costing the state millions of dollars. That includes unlawful billing and caregivers failing to provide services. According to the Attorney General, more than 2.7 million Pennsylvanians are covered by Medicaid; that’s roughly 21% of the state’s entire population. That number includes people who don’t make much money and children who are suffering from serious health conditions. “It’s an issue all Pennsylvanians should care about both from a fiscal […]

  • Police: Bible, gasoline used to set small fires outside Glen Rock church

    GLEN ROCK BOROUGH, YORK COUNTY, Pa.–Police are investigating after small fires were set outside the Trinity United Church of Christ in Glen Rock. Southern Regional Police Department and the Glen Rock Fire Department responded to the church located along the first block of Manchester Street around 9:20 p.m. on Friday night. Multiple small fires were set on the steps outside of the church, according to police reports. A Bible and gasoline were used to start the fires, police said. A […]

  • Just one more day to file your tax return

    YORK COUNTY, Pa. — The deadline to file your tax return is quickly approaching. April 15 is the last day to file or pay any owed taxes. If you’re one of the many people who have waited, you’re not alone. A local tax expert says 1 in 3 people wait until the last second to file. If you’re in this boat, the most important thing now is to get it done tonight or tomorrow. “I got a whole bunch of […]

  • Protesters, supporters of Star Barn come face-to-face in Lancaster County

    ELIZABETHTOWN, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Dozens of community members came together in support of LGBTQ people in Lancaster County Thursday afternoon. Their demonstration comes after revelations about a Lancaster County wedding venue’s policy prohibiting same sex marriages on their property. That’s the Star Barn in West Donegal Township, and the owner continues to stand by the policy and his faith. Supporters of LGBTQ people lined Market Street, carrying flags and signs. At first, they planned to protest Discover Lancaster, a […]

  • EMS companies, employees in crisis in Pennsylvania

    LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — EMS companies across the nation are facing financial challenges – from trouble offering employees competitive salaries to finding sustainable funding. Susquehanna Valley EMS held a forum in Lancaster County and invited officials from all across South Central Pennsylvania to learn more about those issues. EMS workers revive people who have just overdosed, give sugar to diabetic patients who are minutes from death, and treat your kids’ broken bones, but, now EMS workers say they need your […]

  • Neighbors report having trouble finding affordable, quality housing in Lancaster County

    LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Some people are reportedly having trouble finding quality, affordable housing in Lancaster County. There’s a community organization trying to change that. Lancaster Stands Up does just that; organizers fight for the people of Lancaster. They recently went door-to-door throughout the city. While talking to neighbors, volunteers found housing was neighbors’ number one concern. Different people – same problem. “It’s terrible, I mean, the prices in the city are overpriced. Even just for a one bedroom, you’re […]

  • Police: Armed gunmen rob five Harrisburg businesses in three hours

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Police in Harrisburg are looking for three men who are accused of robbing five businesses in a weekend crime spree. The suspects threatened customers and employees with guns. The employees at Sayford Supermarket didn’t want to talk to FOX43 on camera. However, their surveillance cameras caught the robbery there. It’s terrifying video with the suspects shoving their guns in the faces of unsuspecting workers Saturday night. The suspects barge in and point their guns at employees. You […]

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