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PA COVID-19 Update Friday

All 67-counties in Pennsylvania are now in either the ‘yellow’ or ‘green’ phases of Governor Wolf’s 3-step Reopening Plan. Officials say 34 are now in the ‘green’ phase while the other 33 are in the ‘yellow’ phase. Lancaster is one of the last 10-counties who have now moved out of the ‘red’ phase. Restaurants in…MORE

Governor Wolf Takes Action To Combat Racial Injustice

After joining a march against police brutality in Harrisburg on Wednesday, Governor Wolf on Thursday announced several actions to combat racial injustice in Pennsylvania. The governor is creating several entities including a Deputy Inspector General to root out fraud, waste, misconduct and abuse amongst law enforcement agencies. One move creates a Pennsylvania State Law Enforcement…MORE

Suspect Arrested For Lancaster City Police Station Arson Threat

Protestors in Lancaster City helped identify a man who threatened to burn down the police station. Officers arrested 35-year-old Gerald Grauert after he allegedly told protestors in a park last Sunday about his plan. Grauert is charged with criminal solicitation to commit arson. He’s being held in the County prison on $500,000 bail.MORE

PA COVID-19 Update Thursday

The 90-day disaster declaration for COVID-19 originally signed by Governor Tom Wolf on March 6 has been extended. The declaration was set to expire today. Wolf says “Renewing the disaster declaration helps state agencies with resources and supports as we continue mitigation and recovery.” The state Department of Health has confirmed an additional 511-positive cases…MORE

York Co. Police Chiefs & Clergy Call For Justice

The York County Chiefs of Police and local clergy, including the Black Ministers Association have produced a joint statement saying that they stand together for justice. The group offered condolences to the family and friends of George Floyd. The statement goes on to express their outrage and condemnation of the reprehensible use of deadly force…MORE

PA Primary 2020 Results

The final vote totals for Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Primary will take some extra time to count due to nearly 2-million requests for mail in/absentee ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the results at this point. For president, Republicans selected President Donald Trump and Democrats chose presumptive nominee Joe Biden to face off in the general…MORE

PA COVID-19 Update Wednesday

The state Department of Health Tuesday confirmed an additional 612-positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 72,894. Officials also added 100-new deaths to push the overall number to 5,667.MORE

York/Lancaster Protests Continue Against Police Brutality

Protests in York and Lancaster Cities continued Tuesday against police brutality and racial injustice. Police say the gatherings were generally peaceful. Dozens of demonstrators rallied for change. Officers reported just a handful of arrests at each location.MORE

COVID-19 PA Update – Tuesday

The state Department of Health on Monday confirmed an additional 356-positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 72,282. The death toll added 12-names to put that total to 5,567. Most of the deaths were in long-term care facilities. State Health Secretrary Dr. Rachel Levine announced Monday that the commonwealth is in the process…MORE

Primary Day In PA

Democrats and Republican voters will choose their nominees to run in the general election this fall. Amid a surge in mail-in ballots, the COVID-19 public health emergency and civil disturbances in six counties, Governor Tom Wolf on Monday signed an executive order extending the deadline for county election offices in Allegheny, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Montgomery…MORE

Protests Continue In York, Lancaster, Harrisburg

The wave of demonstrations against police brutality nationally continue in York and Lancaster Cities on Monday. In Lancaster, Mayor Danene Sorace and Police Chief Jarrad Berkihiser warned local protestors that outside agitators like white nationalist groups have been seen trying to incite violence. Meanwhile, Governor Wolf has amended last weekend’s disaster emergency declaration to add…MORE

Drug Money Missing From Lancaster Co. Drug Task Force

Cash seized from drug arrests in Lancaster County has gone missing. District Attorney Heather Adams says an internal audit in April discovered that $150,000 was missing from a secured area of the Lancaster County Drug Task Force. Adams says an investigation is underway and procedures have been changed to increase security.MORE

Peach Bottom Siren Test Set For Wednesday

Residents living around Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station should know that Exelon Generation will conduct its semi-annual, full-volume test of the emergency warning sirens on Wednesday June 3 at approximately 1 p.m. This is one of two semi-annual tests performed each year. The emergency warning siren system consists of 97 sirens located in the 10-mile…MORE

PA Governor Calls Of Peaceful Protests

Governor Tom Wolf on Saturday signed a disaster emergency declaration to provide assistance to municipalities in the state as they respond to the escalation of protests in Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Wolf says citizens have the right to protest but he asked that they do it peacefully and respectfully. The Pennsylvania National Guard has placed…MORE

PA COVID-19 Update Monday

The state Department of Health confirmed an additional 511-positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 71,926. They added 18-new deaths to put that overall number at 5,555.MORE

Mail-in/Absentee Ballots Sent Ahead Of Tuesday June-2 PA Primary

York County elections officials say they have mailed more than 54,000 mail-in/absentee ballots ahead of Tuesday’s Primary election. Voters are reminded that the ballots must be received by the County Elections & Voter Registration office by 8p.m. on Tuesday, June 2. For voters who would prefer to drop off their ballot, secure drop-boxes are available…MORE


York City Police have posted a picture of a silver sedan on its Facebook page they believe may be involved in a shooting that killed a Dover High School student on December 12th.  The hope is someone recognizes the car and leads police to the driver.  The funeral for 17-year old Emily Shoemaker will be…MORE

Armed Robbery in West York

Police in West York are investigating an armed robbery. Around 10:25 Wednesday night, the victim was walking along West Market Street near Sumner when he was approached by 2-African American males who displayed a weapon before robbing him. Police say the suspects fled the scene. Anyone with info is asked to contact West York PoliceMORE

Washington Nationals Championship Parade

Nationals fans will pour into Washington DC tomorrow to celebrate the team’s first World Series win.  The 2019 Nationals Championship Parade will begin at 2 with the players greeting fans along the National Mall on Constitution Avenue. If you go, it’s suggested you take public transportation.MORE

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