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52 min ago | Pasadena Weekly

A Brother's Love

Calendar Editor John Sollenberger and I were walking to the Pasadena Civic Center Friday night to celebrate the PW's 30th anniversary when one of my brothers called from Pennsylvania, our family's home state.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA, Hunter College, City University of New York

1 hr ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Commissioners: Cedar Haven sale not a cure-all for county's financial woes

While the $25.5 million sale of Cedar Haven nursing home will put Lebanon County on better financial footing, the county commissioners say the windfall will not resolve all its budgetary problems.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

1 hr ago | PennLive.com

Appeal of life prison sentence rejected in 1989 murder of 9-year-old Lebanon boy

A Lebanon County man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill for the 1989 rape and murder of a 9-year-old boy has lost his third bid to escape life imprisonment.

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7 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Humane Society of Lebanon County rescues 11 cats from South Londonderry home covered in urine, feces

Eleven cats were rescued from a South Londonderry Township home that was covered in feces, urine and rotting cat food, according to the Humane Society of Lebanon County.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Route 34 repair in southern Cumberland County begins

PennDOT says preparatory work begins Wednesday, July 23 on a 5-mile section of Route 34 in Dickinson and South Middleton townships, Cumberland County.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, PA, Annville, PA, Mount Holly Springs, PA

Philly.com

Montco's Ferman elected as vice president of Pa. DA association

MONTGOMERY COUNTY The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association elected officers last week that include Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman as vice president.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Lebanon Daily News

Lebanon School Board deal could allow armed security officers

Lebanon School District's school police officers may have greater law enforcement authority in the coming school year, which might include being equipped with guns.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lebanon, PA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Jackson: Update on bridge work brings no new news

Township engineer Steve Sherk said supervisors received a work plan last week for excavation of a test pit; he said he is optimistic that the pit will be finished in the first half of August.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Lebanon equips new Emergency Operations Center with help from Lebanon School District

It's been almost three years since Tropical Storm Lee dumped nearly a foot-and-a-half of rain on the Lebanon Valley, but Lebanon Fire Commissioner Duane Trautman still has vivid memories of the disaster that destroyed hundreds of homes, caused millions of dollars in damage, and took the lives of three area residents.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Live: Lebanon County police blotter - 7/20

Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rockford Files, Celebrities, Tom Selleck, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, James Garner

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Car lovers turn out to help Hilltop Playground

Levi Walmer, 7, and his grandfther, Tom, sit behind Tom's 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air, "Nelle Belle," at the Hilltop Playground annual car show Saturday.

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Related Topix: Lancaster County, PA, Mountville, PA, Lebanon, PA, Fort Indiantown Gap, PA, Hershey, PA

WPMT-TV York

Appeal filed in Methodist Rev. Frank Schaefer case

An appeal has been filed in the case of Methodist Rev. Frank Schaefer. The church defrocked him for performing his son's same-sex marriage.

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The Lebanon Daily News

8 receive Hershey Company scholarships

Lebanon County residents have been awarded scholarships for study at two-year or four-year colleges or universities through The Hershey Company Scholars Program.

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Related Topix: Hershey, PA, Lebanon, PA, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

PA-6 candidate Ryan Costello addresses Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce

A Republican candidate running for a vacant congressional seat representing a portion of Lebanon County paid a visit to business and community leaders on Friday morning, telling them that he would do his best to break the political gridlock paralyzing Washington D.C. Ryan Costello, who is running for Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District, spoke ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Chester County, PA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Campbelltown tornado: Residents, officials recall chaotic day

On July 14, 2004, Ronnie Fisher was at home working on her computer in the mid-afternoon, when her 9-year-old granddaughter, Asia, informed her that a storm was brewing outside.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Campbelltown, PA, Weather

ABC 27

Lucky's looking for a loving family

Lucky is a young adult Belgian Malinois who was originally surrendered to the Humane Society of Lebanon County in 2011.

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Related Topix: Myerstown, PA, Mount Joy, PA, Harrisburg, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

Humane Society's cage-free cat colony now open

Suzy Biever, communications director at the Humane Society of Lebanon County, opens one of the new cat condos on Thursday at the Jacksown Township shelter.

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Related Topix: Myerstown, PA, Pets, Ferrets

The Lebanon Daily News

Lebanon County replenishes farmland preservation fund

Lebanon County will have nearly $1.5 million to preserve prime farmland this year, if anticipated federal matching funds come through.

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PennLive.com

Lisa's Cafe, Palmyra; Palmyra Bowling, North Londonderry Twp., and other Lebanon County restaurant inspections: June 15-21

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture oversees restaurant inspections in the state.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

The Lebanon Daily News

Police blotter, 7/17: Philhaven escapee found at Gretna Glen

A 20-year-old man from York escaped from Philhaven, 283 S. Butler Road, West Cornwall Township, around noon Thursday but was found a short time later at Gretna Glen church campground along Old Mine Road, Cornwall police Chief Bruce Harris said.

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Related Topix: York, PA, Cornwall, PA, Cleona, PA, Perry County, PA, Duncannon, PA

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