Ian Response From Mennonite Disaster Service

LITITZ – Mennonite Disaster Service is preparing a response for the victims of Hurricane Ian. Volunteers with MDS Florida will begin to assess the damage and the need for additional volunteers. Persons wanting to be put on a volunteer wait list to help those...

House Panel To Vote On Open PA Primaries

HARRISBURG – The PA House State Government Committee announced that a vote has been scheduled for Oct. 26 on House Bill 1369, which would open PA primary elections to independent voters. The vote follows a hearing held at Villanova University in August which...

Making All State Job Openings Public

HARRISBURG –All state jobs in PA would be required to be posted publicly on a statewide public employment website under a bill proposed by Cambria County Rep. Frank Burns. The lawmaker said we need to make sure people know about, and can apply for, state jobs. Burns...

Bill Goes After Unpaid PA Turnpike Tolls

HARRISBURG – Unpaid PA Turnpike tolls would be repaid by garnishing an offender’s state income tax returns and PA Lottery winnings. Bill sponsor, Northampton County Sen. Lisa Boscola said, “Law abiding Pennsylvanians have been paying their fair share, yet repeated...

Measure Impacts PA School Board Members

HARRISBURG – A three bill package is being introduced by Montgomery County Rep. Joe Webster that would ensure school board members expand their capacity to meet the needs of PA students. One bill would increase the number of required training hours for new...

Charges Filed Against Harrisburg Father

HARRISBURG – A Harrisburg father is facing charges in reference to an assault investigation involving his 5-year-old daughter. The child had been transported to a local hospital on Tuesday September 27th, but later died at the hospital. The cause of death is pending...

Teen Killed In Harrisburg Shooting

HARRISBURG – A 15-year-old boy has died after a shooting in Harrisburg. Officers responded Tuesday, September 27 around 8:30 p.m. to the 1900 block of Boas Street. When they arrived, they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to a local...