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Dauphin County

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  • AIDS Advocates Protest at Hershey Headquarters

    AIDS Advocates Protest at Hershey Headquarters
    AIDS Advocates will protest today at Hershey headquarters in Derry Township to protest the Milton Hershey School who recently rejected a 13-year-old boy for admission citing his HIV-positive status. The protest is planned to kick off at 11 a.m....
  • Judge Appointed To Handle Commonwealth V. Timothy Curley, Commonwealth V. Gary Schultz Cases

    Judge Appointed To Handle Commonwealth V. Timothy Curley, Commonwealth V. Gary Schultz Cases
    The Dauphin County District Court Administrator's Office today announced that President Judge Todd A. Hoover has been appointed to handle all matters related to the cases of Commonwealth v. Timothy Curley and Commonwealth v. Gary Schultz. Judge Hoover...
  • HIV Activists Protest The Milton Hershey School and Hershey Company

    HIV Activists Protest The Milton Hershey School and Hershey Company
    Protester’s from across the nation rallied outside the Hershey Company in Derry Township on Tuesday protesting December’s decision by the Milton Hershey School not to enroll a 13-year-old HIV positive student. The protesters are urging the...
  • PA Supreme Court Throws Out Redistricting Plan; Update: Read the Justice's Opinions

    PA Supreme Court Throws Out Redistricting Plan; Update: Read the Justice's Opinions
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out a plan to redraw state House and Senate district lines.  That means the current district lines will remain the same for now.  The plan heads back to the Legislative Reapportionment Commission.  Justice Castille'...
  • Dozens Gather for Vigil in Millersburg to Bring Mother and Son Home from India

    Dozens Gather for Vigil in Millersburg to Bring Mother and Son Home from India
    A community in Dauphin County came together in prayer Wednesday evening to help a family reunite. Four years ago, Becky Morlock of Millersburg went to India for mission work and adopted a baby boy. The family says US authorities won't let the two come...
  • Upgraded TMI emergency warning sirens to be tested

    Upgraded TMI emergency warning sirens to be tested
    Exelon Nuclear will begin testing the new sirens that are being installed in the area around the Three Mile Island Generating Station on Monday, Jan. 30. The new sirens use stateof- the-art technology and are part of a comprehensive emergency preparedness...
  • Five from Cumberland County Charged with Drug Trafficking

    Five from  Cumberland County Charged with Drug Trafficking
         Five people from Cumberland are charged with running a drug ring.  A Federal Grand Jury in Harrisburg indicted 32 year old Dennis O'Hara, of Newville, 32 year old Conway Brown, of Carlisle, 34 year old Robert Jenkins, of Shippensburg, 27 year old...
  • Death of former pastor's wife in 1999 now ruled homicide

    Death of former pastor's wife in 1999 now ruled homicide
    When Arthur Schirmer was arrested in September 2010 and charged with killing his wife, Betty Jean, in 2008, and trying to make it look like a car accident, it made people wonder about the circumstances of the death of Schirmer's first wife, Jewel, who...
  • More than Half a Billion in Federal Aid Helps Victims of Irene and Lee

    More than Half a Billion in Federal Aid Helps Victims of Irene and Lee
    More than one-half billion dollars in federal assistance to date is supporting the commonwealth's recovery from Irene and Lee, announced officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency. As of...
  • UPDATE: State Police Issue Alert for Farm Show Shooting Suspect

    UPDATE: State Police Issue Alert for Farm Show Shooting Suspect
    UPDATE: The Pennsylvania State Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating 62-year-old Beau Gaylord Robinson, a suspect in a shooting this morning in the parking lot of the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Robinson is described by police as a...
  • Governor's Proposed Budget Means Cuts for Education & Welfare

    Governor's Proposed Budget Means Cuts for Education & Welfare
    Governor Tom Corbett released his $27 billion dollar proposed budget for 2012-13 Tuesday morning.   He says the budget puts Pennsylvania on the road to financial recovery.  It includes no tax increases but does include cuts to state higher education and...
  • Reaction to Proposed State Budget Cuts in Education

    Reaction to Proposed State Budget Cuts in Education
    “Like the groundhog that comes out once a year and pops its head out and gives bad news and goes back in,” says Kathy Jellison with National Service Employees Union. She’s referring to Governor Tom Corbett’s proposed 2012-13...