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TMI Closing Begins

What began on September-2, 1974 will end Friday at 12-noon when the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generation Station shuts down. Officials with the parent company Exelon Generation say while Unit-1 is licensed to operate through 2034, the plant has has not been able to sell its more expensive electricity. Unit-2 was closed following the infamous… ... Continue Reading

Lancaster Mom Sentenced For Corruption Of Minors

A Lancaster mom has pleaded guilty corruption of minors and obstruction of justice when she brought her own child to a home occupied by three registered sex offenders. The District Attorney’s Office says 25-year old Tabetha Mitchell took her 6-year old son to her boyfriend, Orlando Johnson’s home on Manor Street. Johnson is a registered… ... Continue Reading

Nine Puppies Stolen From Lancaster Co. Farm

Who broke into an unsecured kennel on a Lancaster County farm Wednesday morning and stole 9-puppies? That’s what East Earl Township Police need help finding out following the theft of eight English bulldogs and one French bulldog puppy from a farm on Overlys Grove Road. Anyone who has more info is asked to call 717-355-5302. ... Continue Reading

Accused Of Possessing Child Porn, PA State Senator Resigns

Just hours after his arrest for possession of child pornography, Pennsylvania state Senator Michael Folmer resigned Wednesday. State Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Folmer’s arrest on Tuesday night after an electronic service provider, Tumblr, was tipped off that a user had uploaded an image of child pornography using their application. Officers then executed a search… ... Continue Reading

Five Displaced In New Holland Apartment Fire

A State Police Fire Marshal is still investigating the cause of Wednesday mornings fire in Lancaster County that displaced 5-residents. Lancasteronline.com reports that 8-fire departments responded to the 7am blaze along the 300-block of East Main Street in New Holland Borough. The building houses several apartments. No one was hurt. Officials put the damage estimate… ... Continue Reading

York Co. Man Arrested For Robbing Former Employer

A former employee of a York County gas station is now accused of robbing it. Fairview township police say 43-year old Charles Wurtz of Etters used a handgun to steal cash from the Speedway station along the 400-block of Fishing Creek Road at around 3:30a Tuesday. Officers have charged Wurtz with multiple offenses including robbery,… ... Continue Reading

Contract Approved To Fix York Co. 9-1-1 Center

It will cost $750,000 to repair communication issues and other problems at York County’s 9-1-1 Center. Commissioners this week approved spending general fund dollars to hire IXP Corporation based in New Jersey to also address call center training and chronic overtime. ... Continue Reading

Child Porn Charges Filed Against PA State Senator

A Pennsylvania State Senator has been arrested for possession of child pornography. Tuesday night, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that electronic service provider, Tumblr, discovered that a user had uploaded an image of child pornography using their application. Shapiro says the investigation led to the home of Michael Folmer in Lebanon, Pa. where images of… ... Continue Reading

Free Naloxone Wednesday In PA

In an effort to stop opioid overdoses in Pennsylvania, health officials are giving away free naloxone kits today at dozens of locations across the commonwealth. No appointment is necessary to get a kit at the York County or Lancaster County state health centers or the York City Health Bureau. Check for other locations at the… ... Continue Reading

PA’s First Human Case Of West Nile In 2019

A Philadelphia resident is Pennsylvania’s first human case of West Nile Virus of 2019. State health officials say residents should take proper precautions against mosquito bites when enjoying the outdoors. They also recommend eliminating breeding grounds for mosquitoes including getting rid of standing water. Insects infected with the virus have been detected in 32-of the… ... Continue Reading

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