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  1. Literacy council's Bentley accepts lifetime awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    Kathleen Bentley, director of the Perry County Literacy Council, recently earned a lifetime achievement award for her past work in special education with incarcerated youth and with the council. "She always cared about people.


  2. NoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 |

    He doesn't just bet on his favorite teams to win. He reviews the teams, options and point spreads along with a little armchair sports psychology to find what he considers good bets.


  3. Sheetz has recently added beer sales at 23 more Pennsylvania stores.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 |

    The Altoona-based chain recently added beer sales at 23 stores in Pennsylvania, upping the total number of stores carrying beer to 108. In the Harrisburg region, Sheetz has introduced beer at three stores - 3695 Paxton St. in Swatara Township, 9916 Allentown Blvd. near Grantville and 811 E. Main St. in Palmyra.


  4. Penn National plans another $111M casino in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 |

    Penn National Gaming Inc. plans to build a $111 million casino near the Morgantown exit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the company announced Wednesday. Penn National has filed applications with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to locate the mini-casino at a 36-acre site in Caernarvon Township.


  5. State's first sports betting licenses go to casinos in central Pa., Philly areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 |

    Pennsylvania edged a little closer to "Pennsyl-vegas" status Wednesday as the state's Gaming Control Board awarded the first two sports betting certificates to casinos in the midstate and the Philadelphia area. There are still a few regulatory steps to be taken before the betting windows open and big-screen TV's go on at Hollywood Casino near Grantville, or Parx Casino in Bucks County.


  6. Sweet Frog robbery suspect was already on police radar at time of incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 |

    A pregnant woman, a teen girl, and two others were forced to obey the man accused of robbing Sweet Frog last week , as he held up the frozen yogurt shop and forced them to help him get to the store's safe. Police would later realize the man they sought had attacked and robbed others in the last few months and had been identified as involved with these similar crimes in recent weeks.


  7. Arrest made in Sweet Frog armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 |

    An arrest was made in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at Sweet Frog in South Hanover Township on Thursday. Troy Anson Schweiger, 20, of Grantville, was charged with multiple counts of robbery, burglary, possessing instruments of a crime, terroristic threats and related offenses, according to Pennsylvania State Police.


  8. What we know so far about plans for sports betting at Hollywood Casino in GrantvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 |

    Penn National Gaming, operators of the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, became the first Pennsylvania casino operator to ask for a license to offer sports betting Friday. Here's a look at what is known, , about the casino's plans - most of which remain under seal in a confidential filing at this point.


  9. Days of rains have caused flooding along many rivers and streams in central Pennsylvania.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 |

    The National Weather Service noted the "historic flooding ongoing in the Lower Susquehanna Valley" in a post on Twitter Wednesday afternoon. The Swatara Creek near Hershey reached 16.5 feet Wednesday, the second highest level since the weather service began keeping records, dating back to 1975.


  10. NewsPenn National Gaming withdraws lawsuit over Pennsylvania's mini-casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 |

    Penn National Gaming, operators of the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course near Grantville, have dropped a legal fight against a string of new mini-casinos around Pennsylvania that they worried would cannibalize their main property here. Penn National Gaming's lobbyists worked overtime last year to try to get better protections for its Hollywood casino near Grantville, as state lawmakers agreed to go all in on expanded gambling .


  11. Sports betting is on the fast track in Delaware, New Jersey; betting windows could be open by JuneRead the original story

    May 19, 2018 |

    Could this year's NBA Finals draw the first legal sports bets outside Nevada? Not in Pennsylvania. But our neighbors Delaware and New Jersey haven't ruled it out just yet.


  12. Why did they do it? Penn National explains its second dive into the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 |

    Arnold Spandler of Harrisburg plays slots at the Hollywood Casino in Dauphin County. Hollywood's owner, Penn National Gaming, now has obtained the rights to build smaller, satellite casinos in York County, and somewhere in the Lancaster / Reading corridor.


  13. Watch for slick roads overnight, heading into work ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 |

    Central Pennsylvania didn't get as much snow and ice as originally predicted, but what did fall could again cause problems traveling Thursday morning. Forecasters and PennDOT officials are urging drivers to be cautious after overnight lows will drop temperatures below freezing, making for slick roads Thursday morning.


  14. Penn National: New Pa. law encourages cannibalization of our casino marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 |

    Penn National Gaming has filed suit in federal court to overturn a portion of Pennsylvania's 2017 gambling expansion law that it contends will create unfair competition for its casino near Grantville. The hard feelings spawned by last year's battle over whether and how to expand gambling in Pennsylvania have now spilled over into a full-on court battle.


  15. I-81 southbound lanes reopened in Lebanon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 |

    The southbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Lebanon County have been reopened several hours after they were closed by a crash that multiple reports said involved two tractor-trailers. The crash affected the area between Exit 85, for state Route 934 to Annville and Fort Indiantown Gap and Exit 80 for state Route 743 to Grantville and Hershey.


  16. Deadline looms for 'mini-casino' opt-outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 |

    When the Pennsylvania Legislature passed revenue plans for the 2017-18 state budget, it expanded gambling in to include "mini-casinos" and video gaming terminals at truck stops. Municipalities wanting to prevent mini-casinos from popping up will have to vote to "opt out" before Dec. 31, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.


  17. National Beaujolais Day gets weekend wine calendar started earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 |

    Armstrong Valley Winery in Halifax, Dauphin County, is one of 16 wineries that are participating in the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail's Heartland Christmas, which will run from noon to 5 p.m. this weekend and the two that follow. Tickets are $15.


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