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A Digital Content Producer, Keith Schweigert joins the FOX43 staff after spending more than two decades as a print journalist, editor and videographer in Lancaster County.

Twitter: @K_Schweigert
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Recent Articles
  • Elizabethtown, Lancaster County school buses are unable to get students home, forcing district to establish shelters

    ELIZABETHTOWN, Lancaster County — School buses attempting to transport Elizabethtown Area School District students home were unable to complete their appointed routes due to deteriorating road conditions, forcing the district to establish shelters while they wait for their families to pick them up, the district announced Thursday afternoon. “Due to the numerous road closures, unsafe travel conditions, and forecasted freezing rain later today, Durham School Services, the district’s contracted transportation provider, is unable to complete their afternoon bus runs and […]

  • Season’s first big wintry weather event adversely affecting roads across Central PA

    The season’s first winter storm has arrived, and with it have come traffic problems across the FOX43 viewing area. York Area Regional Police report that all northbound lanes of Interstate 83 are closed from the Maryland state line to Exit 38 (Reesers Summit) in Fairview Township. There’s no estimated time on when the lanes will reopen. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, all southbound lanes between Exit 43 (Capitol/2nd Street) and Exit 36 (Fishing Creek) are also closed. Schools […]

  • New Cumberland Middle School teacher arrested, accused of dealing drugs from her home

    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Wednesday that a Cumberland County middle school teacher has been charged with several felonies after investigators seized cocaine, methamphetamine, and hundreds of prescription pills — including Adderall — during a search of her home. Lisa Marszalek, 47, of New Cumberland, is a science teacher at New Cumberland Middle School. She was arrested just hours before she was to chaperone a student field trip, Shapiro said in a press release announcing the charges. […]

  • Country music legend and ‘Hee Haw’ host Roy Clark dies at 85

    NASHVILLE — Roy Clark, a country music star and former host of the long-running TV series “Hee Haw,” died Thursday, his publicist told CNN. He was 85. Clark died of complications from pneumonia, according to publicist Sandra Brokaw. Known for his ability to play guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, and the fiddle with ease, Clark was most famous for his role as co-host of the country music-themed variety show Hee-Haw, along with Buck Owens. The show ran on CBS for two […]

  • Police: Lancaster woman discharged fire extinguisher in boyfriend’s face, causing fire alarm to trip

    LANCASTER — Manheim Township Police have charged a 30-year-old Lancaster woman with disorderly conduct and other offenses after an incident in August where she allegedly discharged a fire extinguisher into her boyfriend’s face. Megan Renee Pitt, of the 900 block of North Queen Street, is also charged with false alarms to agencies of public safety and criminal mischief in the incident, which occurred at 2:57 a.m. on August 4, police say. According to police, the powder from the fire extinguisher […]

  • Ephrata man charged in connection to burglary and theft from cars and a tool shed in August

    EPHRATA, Lancaster County — A 25-year-old Lancaster County man is charged with criminal conspiracy to commit burglary and theft from a motor vehicle stemming from his involvement in the thefts of items from a tool shed and several vehicles in Ephrata Township in August. Ephrata Police say Brandon Lee Rea, of Ephrata, was involved in a conspiracy to steal tools and electronics from the shed and vehicles on August 18. The alleged thefts occurred on the 900 block of Rettew […]

  • Police seek help in identifying suspect in theft of donation box at Lancaster County store

    LANCASTER COUNTY — Manheim Township Police are searching for a woman suspected of stealing a donation box while shopping at Oregon Dairy in Lancaster County. According to police, the woman entered the store, located on the 2900 block of Oregon Pike, around 8:19 p.m. on Oct. 21. She allegedly took a plexiglass donation box, which contained approximately $75 in cash. The box itself was valued at $90, police say. The woman is also accused of taking two handbags and a […]

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    High School Football: Seven district and state playoff games on tap Friday night; here’s a preview

    The District 3 playoffs continue Friday night with six playoff matchups, including the Class 6A and Class 3A championship games and semifinal clashes in Class 5A and 4A. York Catholic, the newly crowned Class 2A champ, is idle this week, as the Fighting Irish prepare for the upcoming state playoffs. And speaking of States, the opening round of the Class 1A bracket kicks off Friday night, with District 3 champ Halifax tangling with District 4 titlist Muncy. Here’s a look […]

  • CEO of The Factory Ministries in Lancaster County accused of sexually assaulting 17-year-old girl in 2001

    LANCASTER COUNTY — The CEO of The Factory Ministries, a Lancaster County youth center, food pantry, and social services hub, has been charged after the investigation into an alleged assault of a 17-year-old Berks County girl in 2001, according to the Berks County District Attorney’s Office. Charles Warren Holt, 51, is charged with felony counts of Aggravated Indecent Assault and Endangering the Welfare of Children and misdemeanor offenses of Corruption of Minors and Indecent Assault. He was arrested Wednesday morning at […]