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Jessica Kahler, a Manheim Township mother of two who spent 15 years working in education, knows firsthand the pressure that comes with state-mandated testing. So when her daughter, Maeve, was old enough, Kahler jumped on the opportunity to opt Maeve out of taking the Pennsylvania System of ...
Some of the dynamite stolen from a pipeline site in Marietta has been recovered, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Charlene Hennessy, ATF spokeswoman, said in an email shortly before 7 p.m. Friday that "dynamite and blasting caps have been recovered from a park ...

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– Two men will face homicide charges in Lancaster County Court after preliminary hearings were held these week regarding the separate killings. Wilberto Melendez, 41, and Raymond Brown, 28, are both at Lancaster County Prison without bail. Melendez is charged with killing ...
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. -- A self-proclaimed child predator catcher has made it his mission to lure and expose suspected bad guys in Lancaster County. A Lancaster County Man calls himself a child predator catcher, conducting a number of stings and filming them on Facebook live. His efforts now ...
MARIETTA, Pa. —. WGAL News 8 has learned that 30 to 40 Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents are in the Susquehanna Valley looking for hundreds of pounds of explosives that disappeared from a pipeline work site in Marietta, Lancaster County. Advertisement. Thursday morning a ...
Two area Lebanon Valley College business students finished in the top three of their respective competitive events at the 47th Pennsylvania Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference in Harrisburg. They qualified to compete at the national Leadership Conference in Baltimore in June 2018.

Lancaster wasn't the only metropolitan area in Pennsylvania to fare poorly in air quality. Three other counties made the top 25 for worst annual soot levels in the U.S. Compared to Lancaster County's 12th-worst ranking, Allegheny County tied for 12th worst, Philadelphia had the 20th worst and Lebanon ...
Though levels of pollutants have fallen significantly in many Lancaster County waterways and in the Susquehanna, goals are far from reached. For nitrogen alone, Pennsylvania is about 35 percent behind its 2015 target. The state has until 2025 to meet all nutrient and sediment reduction goals. Lancaster ...
MARTIC TWP., Pa. —. A fire is burning in Lancaster County at the Enola Low Grade Trail in Martic Township. Emergency dispatchers say there are flames along the Martic Forge Trestle, which runs over Pequea Creek near River Road and Marticville Road. The fire started around 5:45 p.m. Thursday.
According to Kenneth Collins, author of "Covered Bridges of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania," the bridge was built in 1847 for $650. After a flood damaged it, it was rebuilt in 1955 for $837. Collins says it is the third oldest bridge in Lancaster County still open to traffic. Schenck's Mill Bridge is a quarter mile ...
MANHEIM TWP., Pa. (WPVI) --. A firefighter was injured battling a fire at a hotel and resort in Lancaster County. It happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Eden Resort in Manheim Township on Route 30. Action News is told guests were able to escape, but the flames sent them running without being able ...
MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY,Pa. — Investigators are looking into what caused a fire to break out at a popular Lancaster County resort. Officials are on the scene searching for clues and talking with guests Wednesday to determine a cause. The damage is contained to villa 400. The main ...
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– Flames broke out at a house early Tuesday morning. Crews have responded to the 5000 block of Limeville Road in Salisbury Township for a house fire that sparked just before 3 a.m.. Two families were home at the time of the fire, but everyone got out safely. Firefighters also ...
Autopsies are scheduled Wednesday morning for two men found with gunshot wounds late Monday night at the scene of a car crash just outside of Lancaster County. Police are searching for a third man who reportedly walked away from the crash scene at routes 72 and 322 in Cornwall Borough, Lebanon ...
The report also shows that the average base monthly premiums rose significantly, to $890 per person in Lancaster County, $700 in Pennsylvania and $621 nationwide. Lancaster County numbers for 2017 weren't reported, but the Pennsylvania average that year was $533, and the federal one was $476.
"We look forward to continuing to work with officials in Lancaster County to address any concerns they may have regarding our agreement," she wrote. "We hope to be able to ensure that our community can efficiently and effectively pay county hotel taxes in Pennsylvania. "We believe that the Voluntary ...
Lancaster County Commissioner Craig Lehman has withdrawn his candidacy for lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania. Lehman announced his decision Saturday evening on his Twitter account. “There are a variety of reasons for this difficult decision, but in short, it was simply not meant to be,” he wrote in a ...

The Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant began on a dare in 1970, with a bid on 19 cabooses at auction, and has evolved into a collection of eclectic motel rooms in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country. It's a railroad car town in Ronks, nestled in the middle of Lancaster County Amish farms, and is within a ...
EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. -- Concert hopefuls in Lancaster County are left with unsettled feelings after the American Music Theatre says the show must go on. "I can't believe that any performer would want to jeopardize their fans lives in that kind of weather," said Sharon ...
Pennsylvania deer hunters increased their kill last season over the 2016-17 hunt, according to figures announced this week by the state Game Commission. ... In WMU 5B, which includes nearly all of Lancaster County and parts of surrounding counties, hunters last season shot 9,000 bucks and 12,800 ...
Cumberland County continues to wear the crown of fastest-growing county in Pennsylvania, but neighboring Lebanon and Lancaster counties are nipping at its heels. The Pennsylvania State Data Center, which analyzes U.S. Census Bureau data, said Thursday that Cumberland County saw its population ...
A crash on the Pa. Turnpike in Lancaster County closed the westbound lanes for hours. Eileen Joyce, ejoyce@ydr.com .... An accident on the westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Wednesday morning blocked all lanes and led to an hours-long detour. The crash happened near the Reading exit ...
Lancaster County's one-year growth rate (0.7 percent) was also the sixth strongest, behind Lehigh (0.93 percent), Monroe (0.92 percent), Pike (0.91 percent), Cumberland (0.87 percent) and Lebanon (0.86 percent). Of Pennsylvania's 67 counties, 39 lost population last year. Allegheny County, home to ...
Someone purchased a winning Powerball ticket worth $456.7 million at the Speedway in Manheim, Lancaster County. It's unknown if they're Irish, but they'll get a pot of gold following the St. Patrick's Day drawing. “This is the largest jackpot ever awarded in Pennsylvania in our 46 years of selling tickets,” ...
The second wave of a record-breaking spring storm is expected to hit Lancaster County overnight. When the two-part, two-day storm is said and done, 6 inches to a foot or more of snow could be on the ground with amounts likely heaviest south of Route 30, according to Eric Horst, director of Millersville ...
Pennsylvania's industrial hemp program research is drawing increasing interest from Lancaster County, despite no local farms participating in its initial run last year. Bonnie McCann, spokeswoman for the state Agriculture Department, said four applicants from Lancaster County were among 39 that met the ...
Winning Powerball tickets sold in Pa. Gray Hall reports during Action News Mornings on March 18, 2018. The winning numbers of Saturday night's drawing were 22, 57, 59, 60, 66, and the Powerball was 7. The Power Play was 2X. The ticket matched all five white balls and the Powerball to win the jackpot ...
Students hold up their signs during a rally asking for gun control outside of the U.S. Capitol building, in Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Washington. One month after a mass shooting in Florida, students and advocates across the country participate in walkouts and protests to call on Congress for action.
DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.– Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Grove Collaborative, Inc. (Grove), a natural home focused e-commerce company delivering healthy and sustainable products directly to consumers, will be expanding its operations into Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, and will create ...
Lancaster Township, Lancaster County, Pa. - Dozens of people in Lancaster County are without a home after their apartment complex goes up in flames. Fire crews worked for more than an hour to put out the fire that overtook the building. It was eight apartments in total that were taken over by the fire at ...
ELIZABETHTOWN, Lancaster County — A 30-year-old Lancaster County man is facing charges after allegedly attacking his Uber driver with a hatchet, according to Elizabethtown police. Brett T. Brown, of the 700 block of South Spruce Street, is charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, ...
Wilbert was born in Hinkletown, Ephrata Township, PA, and was a lifetime resident of Lancaster County. He was employed by the Eagle Soap Company of Terre Hill, PA, for 16 years as a truck driver, and 23 years as an equipment operator for the PA Department of Transportation. He was a member of the ...
WARWICK TWP., Lancaster County, Pa. - Specialty Bakers in Lancaster County suffers significant damage following an early morning fire Tuesday.Crews spent more than 12 hours on ... comment until it's completed. The investigation has been turned over to the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal.
PENN TWP.: William Robert Long, 43, of the 1200 block of Sun Valley Road, Stevens, was charged with three counts each of burglary and theft after allegedly gaining entry at Spangler's Detailing shop and twice at Lancaster Car Co., both at 1072 Manheim Pike, on Feb. 28 and March 1, taking cash, two ...
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A woman pleaded no contest Monday to third-degree murder in the death of her 2-month-old son, who suffocated as he slept in a bed with his mother, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office. Jessica Marie Harper, 30, will serve 11 to 22 years in prison for the July 12, 2016, death, which ...
Emergency dispatch confirmed that the call for a reported fire came in around 3:30 a.m. at Specialty Bakery in the 500 block of Furnace Hills Pike in Warwick Township. There have been no reported injuries but police note that the building suffered significant loss. The Warwick School District is seeing bus ...
MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa — Police in Manheim Township investigate an accidental shooting that sent one man in the hospital in serious condition. Police were called to the parking lot of the American Bar & Grill in the 1000 block of North Plum Street just before 12:48 a.m. They ...
MILLCREEK TOWNSHIP, LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. -- Dairy farmers in Lancaster and Lebanon counties may be without a job in the coming months. Kirby & Sheryl Horst, who own Lynncrest Holsteins, say that they will no longer be able to sell their milk to Dean Foods after May 31st, just under 90 days ...
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Lancaster County's only medical marijuana dispensary has opened its doors to people who want to legally buy the drug. Cure Pennsylvania, at 1890 Fruitville Pike in Manheim Township, began selling medical marijuana to people without an appointment on Friday. The store ...
Three Lancaster County educators have been named 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year semifinalists. Matthew Binder, of Hempfield High School; Maria Vita, of Penn Manor High School; and Jason Zimmerman, of Conestoga Valley School District's Fritz Elementary School, are among the 31 teachers ...
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– A Stevens man is facing charges after attempting to flee police in a stolen vehicle. William Long, 43, is facing stolen vehicle and fleeing and eluding police among other related charges for the incident. On March 8 around 7:45 p.m., police observed Long's vehicle violate a law ...
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a “risk-based” inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers. Black Rock Retreat Oakwood, 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, opening, March 2. No violations. Buona Tavola, 2 W. Grant St., March 2. No violations.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvanians won't be lacking for choice when they select general election candidates for lieutenant governor. ... County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone, Braddock Mayor John Fetterman, Lancaster County Commissioner Craig Lehman and Montgomery County Ray Sosa.
Update, 5 p.m.: Much of Lancaster County got a just coating to 2 inches of snow as the storm tracked farther east than originally expected. ... In an address at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency headquarters just after 11 a.m., Governor Tom Wolf said that although the system tracked further ...
The most snow Lancaster County has seen this winter could fall in a two-part storm starting tonight and continuing Wednesday. With temperatures around 40 degrees, precipitation this evening won't amount to more than a slushy coating or an inch or 2 by midnight, according to Eric Horst, director of ...
Gerda MJ Conrad and Sheriff of Lancaster County PA conveyed 1820 Buchers Mill to Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. for $6,768. Karen A. Bobetsky conveyed 105 Topland Drive to Latrelle M. Renaud for $189,000. Glenn V. Eshleman Jr., Joyce E. Eshleman, Joyce Eshleman and Sheriff of Lancaster ...
Calling the necessity “devastating,” the Pennsylvania Game Commission Wednesday created a Chronic Wasting Disease quarantine zone centered on an infected deer farm in northern Lancaster County. Deer Management Area 4 will extend 10 miles from the Greenville Whitetails deer farm in West ...
For more than 225 years, Lancaster County has claimed its kite-shaped space in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. That's how the about 630,000 acres of land is described in an 1883 book called “History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania” by Franklin Ellis and Samuel Evans. “In the southeastern part ...
... Lancaster County community calendar: Feb. 22, 2018 · Lancaster County college news: Feb. 21, 2018 · Hoop dreams at Lancaster Catholic, by way of Democratic Republic of the Congo · The Scribbler: Shouldn't a song named 'Lancaster, Pa.' pronounce it right? Lancaster County community calendar: ...


 

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