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8 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

Man arrested in connection to attempted abduction

They say a woman was walking toward Adelia Street, when she was approached by Romero.

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12 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Derry environmental group to host storm-water workshop

In the last 40 years, Derry Township has suffered from three 50-year floods and two 100-year floods, according to the Derry Township Environmental Action Committee.

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Related Topix: Derry, PA, Lancaster, PA

22 hrs ago | ABC 27

Lemoyne to increase parking ticket fines

Tickets are $25 if the fine if paid within 24 hours. The fine goes up to $50 if it isn't paid within 72 hours.

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Related Topix: Lemoyne, PA, York, PA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Attempted abduction reported in Dauphin County

Police in Middletown, Dauphin County are investigating an attempted abduction. They say it happened around 12:35 Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of the Giant Foods Store on East Main Street.

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ABC 27

Officer hospitalized after hit-and-run in York

According to dispatchers, it happened at around 8:10 p.m. A vehicle crashed into a police cruiser near the corner of S. Penn & W. Princess Streets and then fled the scene.

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Related Topix: York, PA, Dale, PA

PennLive.com

Hershey post office, adjacent land sold for $3.24 million

Developers paid $3.24 million for five acres of property that includes the current United States Postal Service's office in Hershey, according to documents filed with the Dauphin County recorder of deeds.

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Related Topix: Hershey, PA

PennLive.com

Judge sides with trust managed by prominent developer in demolition dispute on Hamilton Street in Harrisburg

A Dauphin County judge has sided with a trust managed by a prominent developer and ordered the city of Harrisburg to condemn a home on Hamilton Street by the end of this week.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

PennLive.com

Supreme Court asked to weigh in on ouster of sheep stealing township supervisor

Longtime Conewago Township Supervisor Jay Brandt is asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a Dauphin County judge's order removing him from office over his conviction for stealing a neighbor's sheep.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The York Daily Record

Democrats to host senate campaign news conference

Linda Small, D-New Freedom, is scheduled to join other Democratic leaders and state Senate candidates at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday for a campaign stop at the Main Rotunda of the Pennsylvania State Capitol building.

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Related Topix: New Freedom, PA, York County, PA, Northampton County, PA

WPMT-TV York

Mayor repeats call for Commissioners to suspend museum funding

Mayor Eric Papenfuse repeated his call for Dauphin County Commissioners to exercise their authority to suspend payments to the National Civil War Museum for misuse of hotel tax funds, noting Section 12 of the hotel tax ordinance clearly mandates the Commission's approval of all disbursements.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA

PennLive.com

Dauphin County and Gettysburg to host wine and music festivals

The midstate will host two wine and music festivals this weekend - the Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Festival will begin on September 5 and the Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival begins September 6. Dauphin County's three-day Jazz & Wine Festival will be held at Fort Hunter Park, where eleven musical acts will perform on two stages throughout the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tim Warfield, Jazz, Entertainment

PennLive.com

Mom files federal lawsuit over Dauphin County Prison inmate's death

The mother of a Dauphin County Prison inmate who died from what authorities called a "clinical event" has filed a federal lawsuit against the county, claiming signs of her daughter's medical issues went unheeded.

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PennLive.com

Ex-Susquehanna Twp. School District superintendent asks judge to put breaks on superintendent search

A Dauphin County judge has issued an order giving Susquehanna Township School Board members five days to show why he shouldn't grant a motion to put the breaks on the district's superintendent search.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

PennLive.com

Ex-school board member Rodney Nissley cites Bible as judge sends him to prison in child-sex case

Rodney Nissley offered no apology, admission of guilt or even a direct profession of innocence Thursday as a Dauphin County judge sentenced him to 10 to 20 years in state prison for his convictions in a child-sex case.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Hummelstown, PA

PennLive.com

Mid Penn Bank to merge with Schuylkill County bank

A familiar name in Dauphin County is about to merge with a Schulkill County financial instituition.

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Related Topix: Millersburg, PA

PennLive.com

Hummelstown man gets 6 to 12 years in state prison on child rape plea

A Hummelstown man who pleaded guilty to repeatedly molesting a girl will spend the next 6 to 12 years in state prison.

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Related Topix: Hummelstown, PA, State Prisons, Prison

The Washington Post

Pennsylvania Localities Tap Swaps for Upfront Cash: Muni Credit

Pennsylvania municipalities are turning once again to the kinds of derivative deals that backfired during the credit crunch as the lure of upfront cash and the potential to cut costs prove too hard to resist.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Berks County, PA, Lancaster County, PA, Education Etc.

PennLive.com

Judge sets hearing on Highspire plea to split from Steel-High schools

Dauphin County Judge Bruce F. Bratton has scheduled an Oct. 15 hearing on a petition by Highspire residents to withdraw from Steelton-Highspire School District.

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Related Topix: Highspire, PA, Education Etc., Middletown, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

PennLive.com

Upper Dauphin Area School District voters will have say in shifting...

The $250 occupation tax would be replaced with an additional 0.6 percent in the earned income tax, starting in the 2015-16 school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Tax, Berrysburg, PA, Lykens, PA, Elizabethville, PA

ABC 27

Mayor: Museum spends most tax revenue on salaries

Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse says the National Civil War Museum spends most of its funding from the hotel tax on salaries.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA

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