Monthly Archives: August 2012

Platts makes pitches for local kids causes

I typically don’t write anything about our U.S. Congressman Todd Platts. The reason for that is he is my brother-in-law, youngest brother of my wife, Pam Lee, the prothonotary of York County, who I also can’t write about. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Southwestern Regional Police reveal new website

In a growing trend among York County police departments, Southwestern Regional Police revealed a new website with ways to keep in touch with police and access news releases from the department. The website was funded by $3,000 in donations from … Continue reading

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JQuan McGhee for judge in, oh, about 2031

JQuan McGhee is six years closer to his dream of becoming a judge in York County’s Court of Common Pleas. That puts him in eighth grade when school starts this fall. I wrote a story about JQuan when he was … Continue reading

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How scanner calls lead to searches for Alabama biscuits

If you listen to the scanner enough (which is a staple in most newsrooms), it all starts to blend together. You can develop a knack for droning it out so you can make calls and get your work done, but … Continue reading

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York County police departments add info to websites

If you’re looking for information on what’s going on in your community, plenty of York County police departments are now posting information on their websites. A list of those departments is listed below. New to this list is Fairview Township … Continue reading

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Bill Graff visits “Joe Live”

Check out former York County drug czar and possible district attorney candidate Bill Graff’s recent appearance on “Joe Live” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8cm2XDsmVs.  

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“Nextdoor provides virtual watch group to keep neighbors informed

Tuesday’s National Night Out event partnered with a new social media tool to introduce neighborhoods to a virtual watch group. Nextdoor provides a free website for residents to sign up based on their neighborhood. Users can enter their information on … Continue reading

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Someone screams about tube socks … er, toe socks … on weird scanner calls

This week’s edition of crazy scanner calls might need to be a multiple part series. For one, our beloved Rick Lee is on vacation this week and we need SOMETHING to fill this blog, and second, there’s just so much … Continue reading

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DA doesn’t see any conflict for his office

York County District Attorney Tom Kearney said Thursday (Aug. 2, 2012) that he doesn’t see any conflict of interest at this time with former Chief Deputy Prosecutor Karen Comery  now working with a defense attorney representing a defendant in an … Continue reading

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