Corbett nominates Harner as new education chief
The Republican governor had announced last week that Harner, superintendent of Cumberland Valley School District in Mechanicsburg, is his choice to succeed Ron Tomalis as secretary.
Tue May 21, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Upstate NY shop owner jailed in 'bath salts' case
In this Jan. 26, 2011 file photo, containers of bath salts, synthetic stimulants that mimic the effects of traditional drugs like cocaine and speed, sit on a counter at Hemp's Above in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Fri May 17, 2013
Ralph Jones Memorial set for Saturday
A memorial service has been announced for Ralph P. Jones Jr., 87, who died May 15.
Is electronic banking killing the bank branch? PNC pares branches...
Another bank branch bites the dust. Three and counting among PNC Financial 's branches in Central Pennsylvania.
Thu May 16, 2013
Upper Allen police investigate possible luring attempt
Police are investigating a report that man tried to lure an elementary school-aged girl from the driveway of her Mechanicsburg area home Wednesday afternoon.
Wed May 15, 2013
Corbett nominates new education secretary
Secretary Ron Tomalis will leave his position May 31 to become special adviser to the governor on higher education, according to the governor's office.
Mon May 13, 2013
Billy Wray Music Store in Mechanicsburg adds food pantry to its line
When he's not selling guitars or making music, Billy Wray Jr. may be found stocking shelves in his latest venture - the food pantry he started in the rear of his shop.
UPDATE(4): A second person has died as a result of I-81 crash Friday afternoon
State Police said that the driver of the car, 63-year-old George Weed, also of New York, died of his injuries early Sunday morning at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Sun May 12, 2013
Allen launches write-in campaign
Clarence Allen is asking Walker Township citizens to write him in for Juniata County School Board Director in the May 21 primary.
Erie Times News
New life for Peninsula Motel property?
The run-down former Peninsula Motel is not a Chamber of Commerce highlight on the gateway to Presque Isle State Park -- Pennsylvania's busiest park with 4 million annual visitors.
Interstate 81 should reopen in Harrisburg by Tuesday morning, PennDOT officials say
Under ideal circumstances, transportation officials hope to reopen all lanes of Interstate 81 underneath the ramp damaged by last week's tanker fire by early Tuesday morning.
Fri May 10, 2013
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Adoption, vaccination and microchip clinic attracts large response
An Adopt-a-thon and Low-Cost Vaccine and Microchip Clinic is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Windsor Park Shopping Center on 5202 Simpson Ferry Road in Mechanicsburg.
UPDATE(2): Fatal crash on I-81 northbound now cleared, traffic nightmare continues
The traffic nightmare along Interstate 81 got even worse Friday afternoon when a fatal accident occurred at Mile Marker 57, near the Mechanicsburg exit.
Interstate 81 closures remain in effect: A guide for Friday afternoon commuters
The damage done to the ramp from northbound Interstate 81 to westbound Route 22 in Harrisburg in Thursday's fiery tanker crash is still jamming up traffic around the city, but several key ramp reopenings should help ease the afternoon commute.
Things to do this weekend: Rebecca Marie Miller concert, Brewfest,...
A member of the StarBoyz Stunt and Smoke show lights up his tire during the Carlisle Performance & Style car show Saturday, May 12, 2012.
Thu May 09, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
New Thermal Controller with User-Friendly PC Software
Mechanicsburg, PA May 10, 2013 Oven Industries' Model 5R7-350 is an economical thermal controller especially designed to operate with thermoelectric modules.
Driver reaction in massive traffic backup... and it's not pretty
Trying to talk to people who have already been stuck in traffic for 40 minutes and still have another 40 to go is a minefield.
Police: modular home fell off trailer near Middletown
Interstate 81 and one of two overhead bridges damaged by a massive tanker fire will remain closed through the weekend, and a second ramp could remain closed for 2-3 months.
HACC Harrisburg closes, cancels finals after tanker fire
Harrisburg Area Community College's Wildwood campus is closed for the day after a tanker fire closed major roadways in the area Interstate 81 is closed in both directions at the Route 22/322 overpass in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County after a massive fire involving a diesel tanker.
The Sanatoga Post
Roofing Replacements At Pottsgrove High Aren't Far Off
Administrators in and architects for the Pottsgrove School District should have a pretty good idea by May 23 just how much - or, taxpayers might hope, how little - replacement of the roof covering the existing Pottsgrove High School gymnasium and auditorium will cost.