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Dauphin County

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  • Susquehanna Township School District recently paid $600K to settle student's sexual assault claim

    Susquehanna Township School District recently paid $600K to settle student's sexual assault claim
    In the wake of a federal magistrate's opinion that the Susquehanna Twp. School District acted with "deliberate indifference" to a student's claim that she was sexually assaulted by a teacher, the district recently paid $600,000 to settle the case....
  • Harrisburg City Receiver Meets With Harrisburg Residents During Public Forum

    Harrisburg City Receiver Meets With Harrisburg Residents During Public Forum
    The City of Harrisburg’s State Appointed Receiver, David Unkovic met with the public Wednesday night for the second time since being appointed to control the city’s finances. Unkovic has until February 6th to come with a fiscal recovery plan....
  • Gambling on Winter Weather

    Gambling on Winter Weather
    A mild winter has some local businesses wanting a white winter blast. Hardware stores across Central Pennsylvania used the past few years as a barometer for salt and snow shovel sales. But Mother Nature has not cooperated, “We looked at things...
  • Central PA Health Care System Will No Longer Hire Smokers

    Central PA Health Care System Will No Longer Hire Smokers
    It’s a hard habit to break – but if you smoke getting a job could be impossible. Starting in February 2012, Geisinger Health System will not hire employees who test positive for nicotine. Amy Brayford, Vice President of Human Resources at...
  • City of Harrisburg Speaks Out Over Leaked Police Memo on Stray Animals

    City of Harrisburg Speaks Out Over Leaked Police  Memo on Stray Animals
    An internal memo from the Harrisburg Police Department surfaced in December telling its animal control officers they were allowed to either shoot stray animals, adopt them or set them free. The recent policy changes emerged after contract negotiations...
  • Exhibitors Get Ready For the 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show

    Exhibitors Get Ready For the 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show
    It's that time of year again. The 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show is just two days away. Thousands of people are expected to come out this week . But with 10,000 exhibits, and 6,000 animals a lot of hard work goes into this eight day event. Many of the...
  • U.S. Marshals, Local Police Arrest Harrisburg Shooting Suspect

    U.S. Marshals, Local Police Arrest Harrisburg Shooting Suspect
    Members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task assisted by the Dauphin County Crisis Response Team, and local police acting on a tip converged on a Swatara Township hotel Monday morning in search of a shooting suspect.   The suspect, 32 year old Eric...
  • PennDOT Has Summer Jobs for College Students

    PennDOT Has Summer Jobs for College Students
    PennDOT is now accepting applications from college students for summer jobs.  There are a variety of jobs, some in county maintenance and road construction.  Most of the jobs are outdoors and are in a variety of locations throughout Central Pennsylvania....
  • PA Farm Show Brings Hope For Farmers Facing Hard Times

    PA Farm Show Brings Hope For Farmers Facing Hard Times
    The extreme weather of 2011 making it a tough year to be a farmer. But the Pennsylvania Farm Show is the perfect opportunity for those hard working men and women. " We had probably three times the amount of rain that we would need to grow a good crop of...
  • Price of Powerball Tickets Increase on Sunday

    Price of Powerball Tickets Increase on Sunday
    The price of a Powerball ticket increases from $1 to $2 on January 15th.  The Power Play multiplier will remain an extra $1. For that additional $1, players have the chance to win $2 million cash for the match-five prize. State lottery officials say...
  • Dauphin County Rehabilitation and Healthcare Facility under Quarantine; Spring Creek under Quarantine

    Dauphin County Rehabilitation and Healthcare Facility under Quarantine; Spring Creek under Quarantine
    Some residents at Spring Creek Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Harrisburg are under quarantine. A caretaker told Fox 43 some people are experiencing Gastrointestinal Tract infection symptoms. Just minutes before Katie Zimmerman was headed out the...
  • Record Temperatures - Record Power Usage

    Record Temperatures -  Record Power Usage
    On Friday, PPL Electric announced record power output due to record high temperatures. Terri MacBride, PPL spokesperson, said on Friday, “The demand was huge today.” According to the PPL power outage website, only a few hundred homes lost...