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16 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Sept. 14: Today's newspaper

A pair of goats check out what's going on with the photographer's camera on Sept. 11 at the Adams County SPCA backyard pen.

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Related Topix: Biglerville, PA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

York Dispatch

Former Adams County teacher arrested for alleged sex assault

Nathan Lee Stock, 38, of East Berlin, is charged with institutional sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, indecent assault and four counts of corruption of minors, according to court records. Stock allegedly had sexual contact with a student at his home, as well as at the student's home between 2010 and 2013, according to a news release from state police in Gettysburg.

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Related Topix: East Berlin, PA, Gettysburg, PA, Seven Valleys, PA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Police: Former teacher had sex with student; gave students marijuana

GETTYSBURG, ADAMS CO., Pa.-Former Adams County teacher, Nathan Lee Stock, 38, is accused having sexual relations with a student. A State Police investigation concluded that Stock had sexual contact with a student of the Bermudian Springs School District.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, Education Etc., East Berlin, PA, Berlin, PA

Evening Sun

Adams County SPCA rescues 35 goats, sheep from Biglerville residence

Adams County SPCA employee Lori Wetzel feeds a one-week-old baby goat that shelter employees have nicknamed Tasha. The Adams County SPCA seized the goats from a farm near Biglerville last week after reports of animal cruelty.

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Related Topix: Biglerville, PA

Evening Sun

McSherrystown seeking grant money to help control feral cats

In this file photo, a feral cat is caught in a humane trap. In McSherrystown, feral cats are becoming a problem, some residents said.

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Related Topix: McSherrystown, PA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

York Dispatch

Child seat safety checks to be held in York County

Certified technicians will help people properly install children's car seats or booster seats in cars during the safety seat inspections, according to Safe Kids. Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Hanover, PA, Loganville, PA

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Evening Sun

Police: Cumberland Twp man called 911 after injuring four children

A Cumberland Township man was arrested after he admitted to injuring two adults and threatening several others, including four children, according to Cumberland Township police. Dustin James Sites, 23, allegedly called police on Aug. 31, telling them he could not control himself and wanted to harm his family, according to an affadavit filed with Magisterial District Judge Mark Beauchat.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

SPCA rescues goats, sheep from Adams County farm

An Adams County man is expected to be charged with animal cruelty after several goats and sheep were seized from his farm. Some of the goats seized by the Adams County SPCA still have a hard time walking because of overgrown hooves.

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Related Topix: Biglerville, PA

Evening Sun

Adams County Federation of Democratic Women plan Patriot's Day Picnic

GETTYSBURG >> The Adams County Federation of Democratic Women is sponsoring a picnic to celebrate the resiliency of the American people, and to honor those we lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Adams County woman claims employer discriminated against her

Pennsylvania's Human Relations Commission held a public hearing in Gettysburg Monday - after a woman from Adams County says she was discriminated against by her employer because of her age and disability. 58-year-old Caroll Myers started working as a wellness coordinator at The Brethren Home Community in New Oxford, Adams County in 2000.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, New Oxford, PA

Evening Sun

Adams County Reads One Book programs begin Tuesday

GETTYSBURG >> The Adams County Library System announces the programs and discussions for the 2014 Adams County Reads One Book selection, "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce, kick off Tuesday, Sept. 9. All programs and book discussions are free.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, Hollywood (Portland, OR)

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Evening Sun

Corbett tour stops in Gettysburg

Gov. Tom Corbett, left, and U.S. Rep. Scott Perry address supporters at the Adams County Republican Headquarters in Gettysburg on Sept. 6. Felicia Collie, left, of Ortanna, blows up balloons with children Brooklyn, 8, and Austin, 10, at the Adams County Republican Headquarters in Gettysburg on Sept.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gettysburg, PA, York County, PA

Fri Sep 05, 2014

The York Daily Record

Help needed to rebuild East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue

East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue in Fairfield, Adams County, has been closed since the rescue's main building was destroyed by fire in May. The burned-out building still needs to be torn down, and the rescue has no money to rebuild. Although the building was insured, East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue did not get the insurance money.

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Evening Sun

The Inn at Lincoln Square: History of a Civil War-era house in photos

Owner Gus Zucco explains how the front door framework remains original to the house on Aug. 28 at the Lincoln Square in Gettysburg. Nestled between the Blue and Gray Bar and Grill and David Wills House, sits the Inn at Lincoln Square, a building that has stood over the town since the 1820s.

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Evening Sun

Corbett and Perry to visit Gettysburg Saturday

GETTYSBURG >> Governor Tom Corbett and Congressman Scott Perry will tour the 4th Congressional District together Saturday, according to Adams County Republican Committee Chair Elizabeth Hower. They are planning to visit the Adams County Republican Committee 2014 campaign headquarters at 221 Chambersburg St. around 1:30 p.m. VIENNA - Students in Austria sitting down to take university entrance exams this week found themselves with a guaranteed pass - at least for a minute or two.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Thu Sep 04, 2014

York Dispatch

Police: Hanover-area couple's 'surgery' scam netted them $710

A Hanover-area couple lied to an Adams County church pastor and two others about the wife needing surgery so they could scam people out of cash, according to charging documents filed by state police. Bob Edward Bentzel, 28, and Jessica Louise Bentzel, 23, both of 290 Clouser Road in Union Township, Adams County, are charged with multiple counts of theft by deception.

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Related Topix: Littlestown, PA, Gettysburg, PA

ABC 27

Newport board member resigns amid sex assault charges

Peters, 47, was arrested this week after state police in Newport said he sexually assaulted a woman after harassing and stalking her over the past month. He was charged Tuesday with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, indecent assault, stalking and harassment, according to state police and court records.

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Related Topix: Newport, PA, Gettysburg, PA

ABC 27

Police searching for inmate who escaped from Dauphin County Prison

He is reported to be wearing a white T-shirt and either green prison pants or gray short pants, police said. A state police helicopter is in the air and K-9 units are on the ground looking for him near 15th and Herr Streets in Harrisburg.

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Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA, Gettysburg, PA

Evening Sun

Men charged with immigration violation in York, Adams counties

Two man who were apprehended in York and Adams counties have been charged with immigration violations, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Juan Torres-Garcia, 33, and Marcelo Barranco-Ramirez, 25, were charged Wednesday in separate one-count indictments by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Prison, Harrisburg, PA

Evening Sun

Ag center lease in place for Adams County

Adams County officials anticipate saving more than $100,000 in annual rent by leasing part of the Conservation District's Agriculture and Natural Resource Center. The county will pay $8 per square foot in rent for space at the 32,000-square-foot building in Cumberland Township, according to the three-year deal between the county and the district that commissioners approved Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA

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