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  1. Racing in winter suits local horses just fine -- Horse Racing InsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Cleveland.com

    ... temperatures and high winds caused Wednesday's live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pa. and at New York's Aqueduct Racetrack to be postponed early in the week. Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown, which ...

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  2. Winter weather cancels racing at Penn, AqueductRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | ESPN

    Live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has been cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 14 due to winter weather conditions. Afternoon and evening simulcast wagering will continue to be available at the Grantville, Pa., track, which is scheduled to resume live racing Jan. 15, with a 6 p.m. EST first race post.

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  3. Penn, Aqueduct Cancel Jan. 14 Live RacingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Blood Horse

    Afternoon and evening simulcast wagering will continue to be available at the Grantville, Pa., track, which is scheduled to resume live racing Jan. 15, with a 6 p.m. EST first race post. also cancelled live racing Jan. 14 "due to continued frigid temperatures and out of a continued abundance of caution for the safety of our jockeys and our equine athletes," according to a release.

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  4. Homicide suspect found dead in GrantvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | PennLive.com

    A man suspected of killing a Carroll Twp. couple was found dead of what state police called a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Hollywood Casino in Grantville, Dauphin County, on Jan. 4. Barry Lee Myers, 61, is alleged to have shot and killed Philip Sechrist, 38, and Lisa Sechrist, 43, at about 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 3. The incident occurred on their property in the 4300 block of Valley Road.

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  5. Former Star Barn owner Robert Barr: 'It found a good home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | PennLive.com

    ... he feels he did accomplish his primary goal - saving the Star Barn. "I had high hopes I could do something in Grantville, but all my funding under non-profit initiatives just never panned out," said Barr, 72, of Fawn Grove. "I am disappointed we ...

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  6. Dec. slots revenue up at Grantville's Hollywood CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Slot machine revenue at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course was up more than 3.8 percent in December, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Monday. The casino's revenue totaled $17,263.726 last month.

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  7. 3 dead in double homicideRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... er wounds at the scene. Myers was later found dead from what police report was a self-inflicted gun shot wound in Grantville, Dauphin County.

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  8. Couple killed outside their Perry County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | WPMT-TV York

    ... dn't suspect anything like this to happen, in what they describe as a quiet neighborhood. Myers was found dead in Grantville, Dauphin County less than 24 hours later, from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.

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  9. Perry County couple gunned down; suspect's body found in GrantvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | The Lebanon Daily News

    A Carroll Township man who was a suspect in double homicide that took place in Perry County Saturday has been found dead, according to Pennsylvania State Police. On Sunday, State police at Newport said Barry Lee Myers, 61, of Shermansdale, was found dead from a self-inflicted gun wound in Grantville, Dauphin County.

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  10. Man Accused of Fatally Shooting Two Neighbors Found Dead of Apparent...Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | TheBlaze.com

    ... Lisa Sechrist and 38-year-old Philip Sechrist Saturday night. Now police say Myers has been found dead in Grantville, Dauphin County, about 30 miles east. At the time of the shooting Myers lived in a camper on the same property as the Sechrists and ...

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  11. Police blotter, 1/2 a " Police investigate report of gunshots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... were found. BRUSH FIRE >> Ono and Fort Indiantown Gap fire companies were dispatched at 7:18 p.m. Friday to Grantville Storage, 10367 Allentown Blvd. CRASH >> Ono, Fort Indiantown Gap and Jonestown's Perseverance fire companies, First Aid and Safety ...

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  12. Horse Trainer Pleads Guilty to Rigging RacesRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | San Diego NewsCape

    A Central Pennsylvania thoroughbred horse trainer who races horses at Penn National Race Course in Grantville pled guilty in Dauphin County Court in Harrisburg yesterday to rigging races by administering drugs to horses on race day in violation of rules and regulations banning such treatment. The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the Dauphin County District Attorney's Office announced that David J. Wells, 50, Grantville, pled guilty before Court of Common Pleas Judge Deborah E. Curcillo to a charge of rigging publicly exhibited contests, in this case, thoroughbred races at Penn National Race Course.

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  13. Horse trainer pleads guilty to rigging racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Pocono Record

    A central Pennsylvania thoroughbred horse trainer who races horses at Penn National Race Course in Grantville pleaded guilty Tuesday in Dauphin County Court in Harrisburg to rigging races by administering drugs to horses on race day in violation of rules and regulations banning such treatment. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the Dauphin County District Attorney's Office announced that David J. Wells, 50, of Grantville, pleaded guilty before Court of Common Pleas Judge Deborah E. Curcillo to a charge of rigging publicly exhibited contests, in this case, thoroughbred races at Penn National Race Course.

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  14. Trainer pleads guilty in Penn National horse doping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | PennLive.com

    A horse trainer is facing sentencing in Dauphin County Court after pleading guilty to an accusation that he doped his steeds to enhance their performance at Penn National Race Course. The guilty plea David J. Wells, 50, of Grantville, entered Tuesday to a race-rigging charge comes little more than a year after his arrest following an investigation by state and Dauphin County officials and the FBI.

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    Dec 17, 2014 | WPMT-TV York

    A Central Pennsylvania thoroughbred horse trainer who races horses at Penn National Race Course in Grantville plead guilty in Harrisburg Tuesday to rigging races by administering drugs to horses on race day in violation of rules and regulations banning such treatment. The United States Attorney's Office and the Dauphin County District Attorney's Office announced that David J. Wells, 50, Grantville, plead guilty to a charge of rigging publicly exhibited contests, in this case, thoroughbred races at Penn National Race Course.

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  16. October table game revenue down at Hollywood Casino, GrantvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Table games revenue was down last month at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Hollywood Casino posted revenue of $2,560,703 at 70 tables in October.

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  17. 12 jobs cut as Dauphin County commissioners outsource seniors' meals prepRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | PennLive.com

    ... equipment. Also, seven of the eight kitchen step box trucks will be auctioned Dec. 9 at Total Resource Auction in Grantville. One will be kept for county use. Commissioner Mike Pries, who said it was "time to make the move," was among the county ...

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  18. YWCA Greater Harrisburg receives state Supportive Housing AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | PennLive.com

    The YWCA of Greater Harrisburg on Nov. 18 was awarded the state's annual Supportive Housing Award for its program that provides Pennsylvania veterans with safe, quality rental housing and other services. Sponsored by the Department of Aging, Department of Public Welfare and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, the award was presented during the 2014 Pennsylvania Veterans Forum held at the Holiday Inn in Grantville.

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  19. First Pennsylvania Parents Forum heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Evening Sun

    The first Pennsylvania Parents Forum, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Parents Panel Advisory Council in conjunction with the Department of Drug and Alcohol, was held on recently in Grantville. Gary Tennis, secretary of the Department, welcomed the audience of 70 attendees.

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  20. Wilma J. FersterRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... wife, Diane, of Boyertown, Michael Ferster and wife, Teri, of Enola, LouAnn Roberts and fiance, Wayne Smith, of Grantville, and Lisa Dressler and husband, Brian, of McAlisterville; five grandchildren, Allen Ferster and wife, Amy, Michael Ferster II ...

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