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PA Farm Show Wraps Up On Saturday

The 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show continues through tomorrow at the Farm Show complex in Harrisburg. Today’s events feature a sticky bun contest at 5pm, then at 7p its the First Frontier PRCA Circuit Finals Rodeo. On Saturday at 1:00 p.m. its the Master Showmanship Competition and at 2:30p its a Lumberjack Demonstration and Competition. Learn…MORE

PA COVID-19 Update Friday

Positive cases of COVID-19 remain high in Pennsylvania. Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital officials say the county is averaging about 1000-new cases a day this week while hospitalizations across the state are up 50%. Meanwhile, Penn State Health has updated their guidelines as a result of the surge. Everyone entering Hershey Medical, Holy Spirit, Hampden…MORE

York City Shooting Leaves One Injured

A man was wounded in a shooting in York City. Police say they were notified around 2am Thursday that a 20-year old man was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. The crime scene was along the 500-block of Maryland Avenue. The investigation continues.MORE

January Is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Lancaster County district attorney Heather Adams announced this week the creation of a human trafficking task force. Adams says the task force will bring local, county, state and federal governments together with organizations combating human trafficking. Meanwhile, a York County Collaborative of various organizations and agencies will host a free screening of the documentary “Blind…MORE

Code Orange Day Thursday

The state Department of Environmental Protection has declared Thursday as a Code Orange Air Quality Day for York, Lancaster, Cumberland, Dauphin, and Lebanon counties. That means there are unhealthy pollution levels in the air for sensitive groups of people such as those with asthmaMORE

PA Farm Show Thursday

The 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show continues through this Saturday at the Farm Show complex in Harrisburg. Today’s events feature the Open Breeding Sheep Show at 2:30p then at 7p its the First Frontier PRCA Circuit Finals Rodeo. Learn more at the web site: FarmShow.PA.govMORE

PA COVID-19 Update Thursday

The Pennsylvania Department of Health yesterday confirmed an additional 28,600-positive cases of COVID-19. On Tuesday, officials reported 213-deaths in the commonwealth. Meanwhile, an easy-access testing site will open in Lancaster County. Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health will administer COVID-19 tests at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center located on Champ Boulevard in Manheim. The…MORE

Mt Joy Man Gets Prison For Arson & Ethnic Intimidation

A Lancaster County man has pleaded guilty to ethnic intimidation and arson against Mexican immigrants. The District Attorney’s Office says 19-year-old Jeremy Anderson of Mount Joy threw two Molotov cocktails toward a home along the 200-block of Mount Joy Street in February 2021. Anderson was caught using video surveillance from neighbors. He was sentenced to…MORE

Burglar Charged For Lancaster Co. Crime Spree

A Florida man has been arrested for burglarizing multiple homes in Lancaster County last November. Manheim Township police say 45-year old Francisco Cartagena, whose last known address was Winter Haven, Florida, broke into at least five houses over several hours, stealing various items including about $53,000 worth of jewelry. Officers are investigating whether the suspect…MORE

PA House Approves New Redistricting Map

A new congressional district map has been approved by the Pennsylvania House and now moves on to the Senate. It’s significant because it was designed by a Lehigh Valley resident using recommendations from other citizens. To see the map visit the web site: PARedistricting.comMORE

Arson Suspect Wanted In Lancaster City

A Lancaster County man is wanted for multiple crimes including arson. Police say 31-year-old Alvin Chambers of Maytown deliberately started fires on two separate days at an apartment complex on the 500-block of Poplar Street in Lancaster City earlier this month. Officers say no one was hurt in the fires and damage was minimal but…MORE

Urgent Need For Blood Donors In PA

Supplies at regional blood banks blood levels are at dangerously low levels and officials are asking residents to roll up their sleeves and donate. Some Blood drives in Lancaster County this month include the Gordonville Fire Company today, Bareville Fire Company in Leola Thursday, and the Kinzer Fire Company next Wednesday. All blood drives are…MORE

Ruling Issued On York City Shooting Death

A York City restaurant owner wont face any charges after he shot and killed a robber. The owner of Asian Best along North Penn Street killed 33-year old Rickey Cox of Manchester Township during an attempted robbery on January 4th. The District Attorney has ruled the incident as a justifiable homicide. The business has since…MORE

PA COVID-19 Weekly Update

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Health provided a weekly COVID-19 update as of Monday, Jan. 10. “Getting a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine is the best thing we can do to help the healthcare workers across the state who are overwhelmed by the number of patients with COVID-19 who need specialized and…MORE

PA COVID-19 Update Tuesday

The Omicron variant of COVID-19, thought to be more contagious but less severe than previous strains, has been driving a sharp increase in positive cases across the nation and Pennsylvania. Locally, Lancaster Online reports the county’s average daily case rate hit 1,148 Sunday after surpassing 1,000 cases per day on Friday. State health officials say…MORE

PA Farm Show Tuesday

The 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show continues at the Farm Show complex in Harrisburg. Today’s events feature an Agri-Magic show at 1pm, a cooking presentation at 3p where they will make Caprese Potato Tarts with a Tomato Basil Relish, Country Steak and Potato Salad. At 5:30 p.m. there’s a Cornhole Competition, followed by a Honey Extraction…MORE

One Dead In York Co. Shooting

A verbal altercation between two men who knew each other in York County ends with one dead. State Police say the two stopped at the intersection of Wolfe Road and East Forrest Avenue in Shrewsbury Township around 12-noon Monday. Troopers say both men were armed and at one point the 51-year-old man inside his vehicle…MORE

Naked Man Charged In Lancaster Co.

You want to feel comfortable when you test drive a new car, but maybe not THIS comfortable. Police say 42-year old Horace Samuels of Lebanon walked into the CARMAX dealership in Lancaster County fully-clothed late last month. However, Samuels left the dealership for a short time only to return completely naked in front of about…MORE

Teen Dead In York City Shooting

A teenager is dead after being shot in a York City home on Saturday morning. The Coroner’s Office says it happened around 6:10am at a residence along the 600-block of West Philadelphia Street. Police offered no other details. An autopsy is scheduled for this morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.MORE

Fire Claims Large Home In Adams County

An Adams County home was destroyed by a 4-alarm fire over the weekend. The York Daily Record reports that the blaze began early Saturday morning along the 800-block of Pond Bank Road in Straban Township. No one was at home at the time. There were no injuries. No word yet on how the fire started…MORE

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