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MANHEIM, Lancaster County — The winner of the $456.7 million jackpot-winning Powerball ticket sold at a Lancaster County gas station has stepped forward, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery. The claimant, Emerald Legacy Trust, opted to take the cash prize of $273,959,698, less the 24 percent ...
The county will combine its voting power in one Congressional district this fall after years of being split by the Congressional map recently struck down as unconstitutional by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. And it was in Lebanon County that actions by Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack left others smelling ...

The amendment would require health care workers report Pennsylvania children under age 1 identified as being affected by prenatal substance use or withdrawal symptoms and specify that the notification is “not deemed child abuse.” The proposed change removes county child welfare agencies as the ...
About 20 percent of Pennsylvania's spring tillage had been completed by Monday, compared with 60 percent at that time last year, according to USDA. Gordon England, a dairy farmer from Williamsburg, Blair County, would normally be done with alfalfa and planting corn by now. Instead, he just started ...
IRIS USA will invest at least $83.6 million to expand its operations into Pennsylvania and establish a manufacturing and distribution facility in Hazle Township, Luzerne County, creating 95 new jobs over the next three years. In response to strong growth in customer demand, especially in the area of ...
Bill Cosby must remain in his suburban Philadelphia home until the comedian is sentenced on sexual assault charges, a judge ordered on Friday. Cosby must also wear a GPS monitoring device under the order, issued by Judge Steven O'Neill of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.

BELLEFONTE, Pa. - A Centre County teacher is nominated for one of the highest honors in Pennsylvania. “Energetic”, “personable” and “smiling” were all words student used to describe Myken Poorman, and they say that's what makes them look forward to going to class every day. "All of her classes are so ...
“IRIS USA, Inc. is very excited to be partnering with CAN DO, Inc. and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as we embark on our company's East Coast expansion plans,” said Doc Takahashi, president of IRIS. “Everyone in Luzerne County and on the Governor's Action Team has gone out of their way to be ...
Two people from Lancaster County face welfare fraud charges from the Pennsylvania state inspector in the first quarter of 2018. The Office of State Inspector General filed charges against 183 people betwen Jan. 1 and March 31, according to a news release. Restitution owed in the cases totals $626,645.90 ...
Philadelphia is the least healthy county in Pennsylvania, according to a recent ranking compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The rankings analyze lifespan and quality of life, reported CBS Philly, and take poverty, crime, access to ...
During the 2016 presidential election, Russian hackers targeted election systems in Pennsylvania and 20 other states, according to U.S. intelligence officials. Those officials fear that, during the 2018 midterms, hackers may target state voter registration databases, county websites and official social media ...
4 agent in Pennsylvania overall and the No. 1 agent in the suburbs, which includes Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties. Herling is a member of the Home Builders Association of Chester and Delaware Counties, as well as the Home Builders Association of Bucks and Montgomery Counties.
After a 19-month-old girl died last year in the care of a Bucks County babysitter who strapped her in a car seat for a nap, local child abuse professionals dug into what went wrong and how similar tragedies could be prevented. Their recommendation -- better car seat education for parents. Pennsylvania's ...
Young girls have been sold by their father to visiting hunters for sex in exchange for money to buy Christmas presents in Bradford County. ... Pennsylvania has staggered on the list of cases of human trafficking each year, being named the 11th highest state for trafficking in 2013, 16th highest in 2015, and ...
Transource has proposed erecting 13-story-tall monopoles for a 29-mile line through Franklin County and a 16-mile line in southern York County. Residents in both counties have organized to oppose the project, known as the Independent Energy Connection. About 60 have refused to allow Transource ...
Charlie Dent in the district, which now includes all of Lehigh and Northampton counties and part of southern Monroe County under new congressional boundaries drawn by the state Supreme Court. Pennsylvania AFL-CIO president Rick Bloomingdale said areas of the state where the union has a dense ...
One thing has become clear about the midterm elections, which will determine the political script for the rest of President Trump's term: Pennsylvania is .... A fifth seat in the Philadelphia suburbs, based in Bucks County, is held by Representative Brian Fitzpatrick, a Republican whose new district voted ...

Pennsylvania's 2018 Trail of the Year, as designated by the Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee, is Forbidden Drive in Wissahickon Valley Park. A National ... Cumberland County's Mount Holly Marsh Preserve, at Mount Holly Springs, is 913 acres along the rocky slopes of South Mountain. It offers trails ...
According to new data from the Pennsylvania State Data Center, despite there being slower population growth overall between 2010 and 2017, the counties in this area of the state have seen considerable growth. At the top? Cumberland County with a 6.2 percent population growth in the past seven years.
It's only “a drop in the bucket of what is really needed,” said Jeff Greenburg, the director of elections in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is one of 41 states where some counties and cities use election equipment that is more than a decade old, according to the New York University School of ...
The 2018 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Transportation Outreach meeting for Fulton County will be held on Wednesday, April 4, at 1:30 ... an overview of PennDOT's highway and bridge projects planned for the county in 2018 as well as a chance to discuss county maintenance operations.
Commissioners of a western Pennsylvania county are asking state lawmakers to oust a sheriff accused of directing on-duty officers to seek and collect political ... The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Westmoreland County commissioners asked a dozen lawmakers Wednesday to begin impeachment ...
... Lehigh County coroner was on the scene. But police have not released details on if there was a fatality. State police are expected to hold a press conference on the incident later Thursday. ------ Send a News Tip to Action News · Learn More About 6abc Apps · Report a Typo. Related Topics: pennsylvania ...
CARLISLE, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. - One County in Central Pennsylvania is named the fastest growing county in the state. According to the Pennsylvania State Data Center, Cumberland County saw an increase of 14,659 people since the 2010 census, a 6.2 percent increase in population.
(TNS) — Allegheny County elections officials countered reports Wednesday of alleged irregularities in the 18th Congressional District special election held the day before — including the claim that voting machines at several polling places had technical glitches that supposedly switched some voters' ...
For Allegheny County, two hurdles have prevented us from making such a change. The first, the state authorization of equipment that meet this standard, has now been removed. The second hurdle, that of funding for the purchase of new machines, remains. I join Governor Wolf in continuing to advocate for ...
MERIWETHER COUNTY, Ga. - Two Meriwether County residents were arrested in Pennsylvania on drug and firearm charges, according to The Meriwether Vindicator. 64-year-old Herman Ward of Warm Springs and 44-year-old David Lee Mitchell of Manchester were arrested back on January 24 after their ...
Last year, 14 agencies, including special units that investigate insurance fraud in the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office and the Lehigh County District ... In most Pennsylvania counties, insurance fraud cases are investigated by the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office, and auto insurance fraud is the ...
... of Washington County, Pa., -- was found dead by Pennsylvania State Police in Amwell Township, Pa., in his vehicle from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A warrant went out for Calabrese earlier, as he was wanted in the murder of a man in a home along Point Mill Road in Triadelphia. Ohio County Sheriff Tom Howard said ...
It also still includes a small portion on Montgomery County, but the map was not detailed enough to determine if the borders within the county had changed. HARRISBURG — Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature on Friday produced a new proposed map of the state's congressional districts, ...
The family that owns northeastern Pennsylvania's Mount Airy Casino Resort won the rights Thursday to build a mini-casino on the opposite side of the state along the Ohio border, an area that has tried for years to land a casino project. Mount Airy, owned by the family of billionaire founder Louis DeNaples, ...
Pennsylvania State Police work at the scene of a fatal traffic accident on Interstate 81 near Chambersburg, Pa. ... 81 near the 15.9-mile marker in Franklin County, Pa., is closed to traffic while investigators try to determine the cause of a Thursday morning fatal traffic crash, Pennsylvania State Police said.
In Wayne County Pennsylvania, Mick's is a barbershop that has always existed to serve the county and to serve those conducting fundraisers. On a particular day last year, Mick's donated all haircut money to a boy with cancer. Additionally, most people who got their haircut that day did it to help the boy who ...
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has given this year's flu season its highest activity code, "widespread," on Jan. 27, at the end of the epidemic's ... Pike County is faring better than many Pennsylvania counties so far, with 43 confirmed cases of influenza, or one case in 1,320. But next door in Wayne ...
Two people are dead and two are injured after a multi-vehicle crash on the turnpike. According to officials, a tractor-trailer was stopped in the roadway, due to a crash that was blocking both lanes of the PA Turnpike. A driver, coming up behind the truck, lost control of their car and slid sideways into the ...
Photo by Pa. Dept. of Agriculture York County Fair Queen and newly-crowned 2018 Alternate PA Fair Queen Haley Sweitzer, 18, of Wellsville, York County, watches as 2017 PA Fair Queen Madeline McEachin of West Sunbury, Butler County, works to place the crown on 2018 PA Fair Queen Elizabeth ...
Nicole Wilson, PSPCA's director of humane law enforcement, said Nields is one of 10 Humane Society police officers who work for the agency. She will be among four officers sworn to serve in Lancaster County. In 2017, Wilson said, the PSPCA responded to 214 animal cruelty cases in Lancaster County.
Pennsylvania is one of 31 states that do not require helmets for all riders. ... Nearly all of the Pennsylvania counties that Trump won in 2016 had a higher rate of registered motorcycles than the state average. ... York County ranks 20th out of 67 counties for the number of registered motorcycles per capita.
FAYETTE COUNTY, PA — Five people were reportedly killed in a shooting in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. The shooting happened early Sunday in Melcroft, multiple media outlets reported. Patch has reached out to Pennsylvania State Police for confirmation and will update when we hear back.
A 14-year-old boy was arrested Thursday when multiple weapons were found in his bedroom after Pennsylvania State Police received a tip about threats of a shooting at Uniontown High School, authorities said. For Channel 11 Morning News starting at 5 a.m., we are working to learn more about the ...
He was born on February 15, 1925, to Charles Leroy and Marcella Slabach Beam in die Rot Kuh, Red Run, Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was the eighth generation Pennsylvania Dutch immigrant. His ancestors helped to establish Muddy Creek Reformed and Lutheran Church ...
“I think most people here would like to see Lancaster County whole again.” There are zigs and zags all along the perimeter of the Seventh, roping conservative rural areas in and shoving Democratic enclaves out. At the juncture where Goofy's head connects to his body in Montgomery County, the district is ...
Ryan Costello, in the Chester County-based 6th District, and to Rep. Lloyd Smucker, who lives in the Lancaster portion of the 16th District. “That could help normalize the boundaries in southeastern Pennsylvania,” said David Wasserman, U.S. House editor for the D.C.-based Cook Political Report who ...
Cakes must have earned first place at a Pennsylvania county fair to compete in the statewide competition. Kosecek came into the contest as a winner from the West Alexander Fair in Washington County. Dolly Getz, of Lancaster County, took first place. In addition, Ronald Jacob Ritenour of Acme was ...
New courthouse in Franklin County. An architectural rendering shows plans for a new courthouse in Franklin County, Pa., as seen from North Main Street. ... “There is no denying that Franklin is among the fastest growing counties in Pennsylvania, and this will continue. It's also true the demands for ...
Opponents of Transource Energy's proposal to build 29 miles of high-voltage power lines through Franklin County, Pa., are organizing events to help residents take their opinions to the organization that ... The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission received the siting application from Transource on Dec.
Stadium Casino LLC, a partnership consisting of the operators of Parx Casino in Bucks County and a Baltimore commercial development firm, has won the rights to build a new casino in Pennsylvania's Westmoreland County. The partnership secured its rights with a $40.1 million bid for an area anchored in ...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has released its weekly report on influenza, showing York County with the second highest number of confirmed cases. The report, issued each Tuesday between early October and May, lists total cases for each affected county.
Elijah Snyder guides a blindfolded Natalie Crawford last week during a trust exercise in Leadership Franklin County's youth program. ... A youth leadership program in Franklin County, Pa., is connecting students, asking them to complete community-service projects and teaching them about their role in ...
A Bucks County man charged with child rape and related offenses was cleared of all charges at trial, the (Bucks County) Courier Times reports. Kenneth C. Fenske, who turns 58 this month, of Milford, was one of six people charged in a so-called furry party sex ring. The suspects in eastern Pennsylvania ...


 

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