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    Medical marijuana takes center stage as briefs are released in PA Supreme Court case

    Briefs are due to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court today in a case that will decide if people on probation will or will not be allowed to use medical marijuana in Lebanon County. The State Supreme Court is ready to hear a challenge brought by the ACLU on behalf of 3 people against the 52nd Judicial District of Lebanon County. The challenge concerns a policy (which is now on hold) that blocks people on probation from using medical marijuana even if […]

  • ‘Remember when we played Kobe?’ 1996 Cedar Cliff coach remembers pivotal game against Bryant

    Former Cedar Cliff High School basketball coach Pat Gahr remembers Kobe Bryant before he was ‘Mamba.’ Gahr first saw Bryant play, when Bryant was in high school. And, Gahr’s Cedar Cliff team would later face the soon to be superstar on the court in the first round of the 1996 State Championship playoffs. “When I see those players that I coached that’s the first thing that they mention, remember when we played Kobe?” said Gahr. The night of the sold […]

  • 1000th Lancaster Farm Preserved following 40-year initiative

    Lancaster County is celebrating a milestone, marking its 1000th farm preserved in an effort that began 40 years ago. The farmland preservation initiative is a project lead by the Agriculture Preservation Board in partnership with Warwick Township. In total, the project has preserved 3,000 acres in Warwick Township alone. The 1000th farm belongs to Hunter Hess who still remembers running through the cornfields and pulling weeds back when his grandfather owned the farm. Hess stood beside lawmakers, commissioners, and the […]

  • The Gettysburg reenactment is off because of Glenn Beck, but this reenactment is still on

    Anyone who is disappointed over the news that the Gettysburg reenactment has been canceled may be relieved to hear this. A different reenactment is still on. Inside the walls of the historic Daniel Lady Farm, work is well underway to host the ‘2020 Battle of Gettysburg’ set to take place on the 146-acre property on Hanover Pike. “It’s too important,” said Kirk Davis, the reenactment’s event manager, who said no matter what the event will still go on. Registration is […]

  • Maryland blames Pennsylvania for pollution problems, and one foundation in PA is taking Maryland’s side

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Harrisburg is taking Maryland’s side when it comes to a threat of legal action against Pennsylvania. The battle centers on pollution that critics claim is making its way into the Chesapeake Bay. Maryland’s Governor Larry Hogan announced in January he was directing Maryland’s Attorney General to pursue legal actions against the EPA and Pennsylvania in an attempt to hold Pennsylvania accountable for what Hogan claimed was the Keystone State’s failure to step up and take […]

  • 3 buildings at Dickinson College may be renamed due to ties to slavery

    Dickinson College will soon consider a proposal that would rename three campus buildings because the people whose names adorn the buildings were advocates for slavery. The proposal includes Armstrong and Cooper Residential Halls, named after John Armstrong and Thomas Cooper. The third building is Montgomery Hall, named after John Montgomery, otherwise known to students as the home of the Theatre and Dance Department. The proposal follows a 35-page report that took a hard look at the history of Dickinson College’s […]

  • Gettysburg Reenactment canceled because of Glenn Beck’s visit to Gettysburg, but promised for 2021

    Gettysburg Reenactment organizer Dustin Heisey wants everyone to know he isn’t interested in the politics surrounding Glenn Beck’s visit to Gettysburg. He also wants everyone to understand, he isn’t giving up on organizing the reenactment either, despite canceling it this year in light of the Beck event. “I think the biggest thing is that we’re not quitting or anything like that,” said Heisey. Heisey realizes the decision to cancel the Gettysburg Reenactment for 2020 is garnering criticism, especially after he […]

  • York County OK’s purchase of more voting machines after complaints over long lines & lack of privacy

    York County is purchasing 65 additional voting machines to add to the 180 the county already owns. Commissioners voted Wednesday to purchase the machines from Dominion voting systems of Denver, Colorado at a price of $218,270. The cost covers the additional tabulators/scanners and ballot boxes, 4 ADA units with carts as well as additional firmware, software, warranties and licensing for all of the additional equipment. “An order will be placed and they will be shipped in plenty of time to […]

  • Special election helps York County test solutions to voter complaints over privacy & lack of machines

    York County recognizes Tuesday’s special election to fill the seat left vacated by former State Sen. Mike Folmer likely won’t have the same turnout as the 2020 Presidential primary or Presidential election. However, the county also recognizes the special election is an opportunity to find solutions to voter complaints over privacy concerns and long waits at the polls that plagued the election last year. Tuesday’s special election race pits republican David Arnold against democrat Michael Schroeder to fill the 48th […]

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