Local News in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

 

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Frontier Communications’ Three-Year Investment in Pennsylvania Tops $75 Million
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:38:00 -0700

Frontier Communications recently announced that the company’s three years of capital expenditures in Pennsylvania exceeded $75 million, including approximately $23 mil

State Police plan to increase enforcement on I-81
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:53:08 -0700

Reported by: Jesse Knutson Harrisburg â Dauphin County   Pennsylvania State Police recently met with State Police from Maryland and West Virginia to discuss the problems with aggressive drivers on Interstate 81 throughout the three states. ...

PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth More Than $610,000 Sold in Luzerne County
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:44:00 -0700

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth more than $610,000 was among 51,821 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for the Monday, April 21, drawing.Sold in Luzerne County, the ticket correctly matched all five balls, 25-29-36-37-42, to win a jackpot of $610,177.50, less 25 percent federal withholding.The retailer ...

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Awards 111 Grants for Environmental Education and Stewardship
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:05:00 -0700

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that he is awarding $309,626 in environmental education grants to 111 schools, universities, non-profit organizations and conservation districts across Pennsylvania."Each year, these grants are awarded to deserving organizations to educate Pennsylvanians about important environmental issues," Corbett ...

Father charged with abuse of 3 year old daughter
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:03:24 -0700

A Dauphin County man is charged with physical abuse of his three year old daughter. On January 29, of this year, Glenn Alan Smith, Jr., 25, of Middletown took his child to the Hershey Medical Center for treatment. Attending physicians …

Mayor Papenfuse signs bills to prevent child abuse
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:52:47 -0700

Reported by: Jesse Knutson Harrisburg, Dauphin County - Governor Corbett signed three bills to support victims of child abuse and to bolster the prevention of child abuse in Pennsylvania on Monday.   Two of the bills support child advocacy centers in the state by providing a dedicated funding stream through an increase in birth certificate fees from $10 to $20, which is expected to generate $4 ...

Governor Corbett signs bills to prevent child abuse
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:22:48 -0700

Reported by: Jesse Knutson Harrisburg, Dauphin County - Governor Corbett signed three bills to support victims of child abuse and to bolster the prevention of child abuse in Pennsylvania on Monday.   Two of the bills support child advocacy centers in the state by providing a dedicated funding stream through an increase in birth certificate fees from $10 to $20, which is expected to generate $4 ...

Corbett orders flags lowered to honor fallen firefighter
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:19:06 -0700

HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY – Governor Corbett has ordered all Pennsylvania flags be flown at half-staff at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Westmoreland County in honor of a firefighter killed while searching for a missing woman. Edwin “Lance” Wentzel was killed Saturday evening in Allegheny County when he was struck and killed by a train while searching for a missing woman ...

Ten arrests in fugitive roundup in Dauphin County
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:48:18 -0700

The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force along with area police departments, state parole agents and county sheriff’s deputies wrapped up a successful one day sweep for violent fugitives wanted throughout Dauphin County with an emphasis on Harrisburg. The roundup …

Pastors from around PA gather at Harrisburg church for Good Friday service
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:12:25 -0700

A Dauphin County church played host to pastors from different parts of Pennsylvania on Friday, for its Good Friday celebration. CBS 21 stopped by Tabernacle Baptist Church on Capital Street in Harrisburg. The pastor of the church tells us members of the congregation are always enthusiastic to attend this service. ...