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    Deadline to sign-up for York St. Patrick’s Day Parade extended

    YORK, Pa. – The deadline to register for York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade entries has been extended to Friday, February 22 from the original deadline date of Monday, February 18, 2019. The 36th Annual York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The route is along Market Street in downtown York. Entry fees are $25 for non-profit organizations, clubs, individuals and family groups. Commercial and political entries have $100 fees.  Entry fees are waived for […]

  • FOX43 wins Three Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Awards

    YORK,  Pa – FOX43 WPMT has been honored with three wins in the 2019 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Awards of Excellence  in Broadcasting Competition. Matt Maisel, Drew Szala and Lyndsay Barna won in the Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series category for two stories in a series on returning war medals to those that won the medals. Ali Bradley won for Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series for her story, “A Pretzel and a Smile”, about a young lady giving out samples at Auntie Anne’s Pretzels. Todd […]

  • Snowstorm forces hundreds of students to sleep in New Jersey schools

    WEST ORANGE, N.J. — A snowstorm that caused chaos for commuters Thursday also left more than two hundred students stranded in New Jersey schools overnight. School buses were unable to get to schools in West Orange, forcing the district to keep the children overnight into Friday. Administrators and teachers played host to kids at eight West Orange public schools, including a preschool, who couldn’t get home. Liberty Middle School housed the most students, with about 25 teachers looking after about 100 […]

  • Five $50,000 Powerball tickets in PA

    PA LOTTERY – Before the Powerball® jackpot rolled to an estimated $750 million annuity value, or $428.6 million cash prize, five Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball tickets worth $50,000 each were sold for the Wednesday, October 24, drawing. The five tickets matched four of the five white balls drawn, 03-21-45-53-56, and the red Powerball, 22, to win the $50,000 prize, less applicable withholding. Those tickets were sold at: -Speedway, 486 Fishing Creek Road, Etters, York County. -Giant Food Store, 1465 W. Broad […]

  • Police: Girls who planned to kill ‘at least 15’ middle school classmates found with knives, map

    BARTOW, Fla. — Two middle school girls in Florida planned to go on a stabbing spree and kill several students Tuesday, according to WTVT. Bartow police said a Bartow Middle School teacher heard about the plan from a student and notified the principal, who in turn called police. Assistant Principal Chandra Johnson found the two girls, ages 11 and 12, hiding in a bathroom before they could carry out the attack, according to Bartow Police Chief Joe Hall. They were […]

  • No winner in Powerball drawing, jackpot now up to $750 million

    If you didn’t win the nearly $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot, $750 million might be a nice consolation prize. That second figure was the potential jackpot the Powerball stood at early Thursday after there was no winner Wednesday night. The numbers drawn were 3, 21, 45, 53, 56, and the Powerball was 22. Unlike the Mega Millions, whose odds were 1 in 302 million, the Powerball has better chances of 1 in 292.2 million. If there is a winner, it […]

  • US pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkish court, flies to Germany

    (CNN) — American pastor Andrew Brunson, released after being detained in Turkey for two years, has landed at Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany, a senior US administration official said Friday night. Brunson is expected to spend a brief time at Ramstein before flying to Washington on Saturday, a White House spokesman said. Speaking at a rally in Ohio, President Trump said he plans to meet with Brunson. I welcomed Pastor Brunson & his wife to Germany on their refueling […]

  • Amazon delivery person watches his van roll into parked car, then drives away

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – Police in Kansas are trying to identify a driver who they say left the scene after his unattended delivery van hit a parked car, and it was all caught on video. It happened in the parking lot of a sorority house on Kansas University’s campus. “One of my friends texted me yesterday morning, and she said, “Are you OK? What happened to your car?” said the KU sophomore who owns the car that was hit. She asked […]

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    Birds keep crashing into things, police think it’s because they’re drunk

    (CNN) — Robins, cedar waxwings and other birds in Gilbert, Minnesota, are flying into windshields, bumping into trees and looking mighty disoriented. Police there say there’s no need to worry — the birds are just a little drunk. “It appears some birds are getting a little more ‘tipsy’ than normal,” Gilbert Police Chief Ty Techar wrote this week in a Facebook post. No, the town’s birds aren’t downing worm-flavored margaritas. Techar believes their confused state is the result of eating berries […]

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