Mastriano Proposal To Debate Shapiro

FAYETTEVILLE – Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano is challenging his Democrat challenger Josh Shapiro to two debates this fall. In a letter, Mastriano said, “Typically, Republican statewide candidates fall prey to the trap of debates that are...

Hearing Examines Open PA Primaries

VILLANOVA – Legislation allowing for open primaries in PA was the topic of a House State Government Committee hearing. House Bill 1369 would allow about 1.3 million independent and unaffiliated PA voters to choose a party primary in which to participate. David...

Remains Of Area Korean War Soldier To Be Buried

ANNVILLE – The remains of a U.S. Army soldier who grew up in Lancaster and was killed in the Korean War will be buried in PA. The Army says Pfc. Donald Born will be laid to rest on Aug. 30 at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville. The Army says Born was...

Wolf Order Prohibits Conversion Therapy In PA

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an executive order prohibiting taxpayer dollars from being spent on the practice of conversion therapy, which is defined as any attempt by a licensed practitioner to change a person’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity....

PA Family Institute Reacts To Wolf’s Order

HARRISBURG – Reaction to Gov. Wolf’s Executive Order is coming from PA Family Institute. PFI Communications and Policy Officer Alexis Sneller said, “Pennsylvanians who wish to reduce or cope with their unwanted same-sex attractions or lessen their gender dysphoria...

Two People Missing/One Found

EPHRATA – Ephrata Police are attempting to locate a missing 15-year-old girl. Maria Garcia was recently residing with extended family in Ephrata Township, but has extensive connections of both family and friends in Harrisburg. On August 6, Garcia packed her...