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PA COVID-19 Update Thursday

The 90-day disaster declaration for COVID-19 originally signed by Governor Tom Wolf on March 6 has been extended. The declaration was set to expire today. Wolf says “Renewing the disaster declaration helps state agencies with resources and supports as we continue mitigation and recovery.” The state Department of Health has confirmed an additional 511-positive cases… ... Continue Reading

York Co. Police Chiefs & Clergy Call For Justice

The York County Chiefs of Police and local clergy, including the Black Ministers Association have produced a joint statement saying that they stand together for justice. The group offered condolences to the family and friends of George Floyd. The statement goes on to express their outrage and condemnation of the reprehensible use of deadly force… ... Continue Reading

PA Primary 2020 Results

The final vote totals for Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Primary will take some extra time to count due to nearly 2-million requests for mail in/absentee ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the results at this point. For president, Republicans selected President Donald Trump and Democrats chose presumptive nominee Joe Biden to face off in the general… ... Continue Reading

PA COVID-19 Update Wednesday

The state Department of Health Tuesday confirmed an additional 612-positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 72,894. Officials also added 100-new deaths to push the overall number to 5,667. ... Continue Reading

York/Lancaster Protests Continue Against Police Brutality

Protests in York and Lancaster Cities continued Tuesday against police brutality and racial injustice. Police say the gatherings were generally peaceful. Dozens of demonstrators rallied for change. Officers reported just a handful of arrests at each location. ... Continue Reading

COVID-19 PA Update – Tuesday

The state Department of Health on Monday confirmed an additional 356-positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 72,282. The death toll added 12-names to put that total to 5,567. Most of the deaths were in long-term care facilities. State Health Secretrary Dr. Rachel Levine announced Monday that the commonwealth is in the process… ... Continue Reading

Primary Day In PA

Democrats and Republican voters will choose their nominees to run in the general election this fall. Amid a surge in mail-in ballots, the COVID-19 public health emergency and civil disturbances in six counties, Governor Tom Wolf on Monday signed an executive order extending the deadline for county election offices in Allegheny, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Montgomery… ... Continue Reading

Protests Continue In York, Lancaster, Harrisburg

The wave of demonstrations against police brutality nationally continue in York and Lancaster Cities on Monday. In Lancaster, Mayor Danene Sorace and Police Chief Jarrad Berkihiser warned local protestors that outside agitators like white nationalist groups have been seen trying to incite violence. Meanwhile, Governor Wolf has amended last weekend’s disaster emergency declaration to add… ... Continue Reading

Drug Money Missing From Lancaster Co. Drug Task Force

Cash seized from drug arrests in Lancaster County has gone missing. District Attorney Heather Adams says an internal audit in April discovered that $150,000 was missing from a secured area of the Lancaster County Drug Task Force. Adams says an investigation is underway and procedures have been changed to increase security. ... Continue Reading

Peach Bottom Siren Test Set For Wednesday

Residents living around Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station should know that Exelon Generation will conduct its semi-annual, full-volume test of the emergency warning sirens on Wednesday June 3 at approximately 1 p.m. This is one of two semi-annual tests performed each year. The emergency warning siren system consists of 97 sirens located in the 10-mile… ... Continue Reading

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