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Lancaster County (Pennsylvania)

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Top Lancaster County (Pennsylvania) Articles

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  • Evacuation Ordered for residents living downstream of the Speedwell Forge Lake Dam

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is advising all residents living downstream of the Speedwell Forge Lake Dam in Elizabeth Township to evacuate the area immediately. Evacuate the area in low lying areas along the Hammer Creek and Cocalico Creek...
  • Status of Roads in South Central PA in Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

    Status of Roads in South Central PA in Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
    As dawn approaches on Tuesday morning, Oct. 30, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is dealing with about 160 closed roads in south central Pennsylvania as the result of Hurricane Sandy. Most of these roads are closed due to flooding. Downed...
  • Sandy storm deaths

    At least nine deaths in Pennsylvania were attributed to the storm: •A 48-year-old Lower Macungie Township woman found after carbon monoxide from a gas-powered generator entered her home •An 86-year-old South Whitehall Township woman found in...
  • Power being restored, roads reopening in Central PA

    Power being restored, roads reopening in Central PA
    The weather is certainly different than the past several days. It's a bit raw outside but the rain and wind has slowed down considerably. But now is the hard part. The cleanup is underway across the area as power crews try and restore electricity to...
  • Evacuation Order Lifted for Speedwell Forge Lake

    Officials of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) have notified the Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency that the evacuation order for residents below the Speedwell Forge Lake dam in Elizabeth, Warwick, Ephrata and West Earl...
  • Power restored, businesses reopen in Adamstown after days in the dark

    Power restored, businesses reopen in Adamstown after days in the dark
    Several dozen people scattered across Lancaster County were still without power Thursday night, following Hurricane Sandy's arrival in Central Pennsylvania early Tuesday morning. But an entire town, left in the dark by the storm, is now restored and...
  • Weekend road closures impact motorists traveling along Route 222 in Lancaster County

    Weekend road closures impact motorists traveling along Route 222 in Lancaster County
    Bridge closures are scheduled for over the next two weekends on Route 222 over the Pennsylvania Turnpike in East Cocalico Township in northeastern Lancaster County. These closures are part of the nearly $2.4-million bridge rehabilitation project that...
  • Flying high for the Sinaloa drug cartel

    Flying high for the Sinaloa drug cartel
    John Charles Ward would take flight in the half-light before dawn, when he could race down the runway without headlights and ascend into the cloaking embrace of an overcast sky. This feature requires that JavaScript be enabled and the Flash plug-in be...
  • Story of Amish school shooting keeps its distance

    Story of Amish school shooting keeps its distance
    In the very best moment of Jessica Dickey's "The Amish Project," the new solo show at American Theater Company performed by Sadieh Rifai, a telling truth is observed about what invariably happens when an outsider — an "English" in Amish...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Corbett Endorses Romney As The GOP Family Follies Continue.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With Rick Santorum's candidacy safely in the rearview mirror, Gov. Tom Corbett officially endorsed the MittBOT3000 for president yesterday. Or, rather, the Romney campaign put out a statement announcing that Corbett...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: What's A Little Litigation Between Friends?

     
    Pennsylvania's adultBasic insurance program may be gone, but it's not forgotten in the state's appellate courts system. Three people formerly covered by the low-cost insurance program that provided coverage to 41,000 residents have filed a lawsuit in...
  • All but two PA U.S. Reps. support stopgap spending measure

     
    The U.S. House passed a short-term spending measure Tuesday to once again fend off a government shutdown, this time for three weeks, and most of Pennsylvania's lawmakers voted for it. Republican Joe Pitts of Lancaster County and Democrat Mark Critz......