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Carroll Township Police swears in new officer

  Laura Solomon is Carroll Township Police’s newest officer, according to its Facebook page. Solomon will work part-time, according to the department.        

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Newberry Township Police officers sworn in

Bortner, Gross and Schaeffer. On December 31, Newberry Township Police Officers Dean Bortner and Heather Schaeffer were sworn in by District Judge Scott Gross at his office. For more information on the department, click here.

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Wrightsville Fire & Rescue – 2014 Year-End Video

Here’s a year-end video for the Wrightsville Fire & Rescue Company, showing some of the highlights of the emergencies the company responded to last year. Thanks to the company for crediting Daily Record photographer Jason Plotkin. For more information on … Continue reading

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Springettsbury Township Police Department recognizes fall 2014 Citizen Police Academy attendees

On Tuesday, the Springettsbury Township Police Department recognized the attendees of their Fall 2014 Citizens Police Academy. Chief Thomas H. Hyers was on hand for the ceremony and presented each participant with a Certificate of Appreciation, according to the department’s … Continue reading

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York City Police gives away bicycle helmets at York Fair

On Sunday at the York Fair, the York City Police Department gave away nearly 85 helmets to kids to keep them safe while riding, said Police Lt. Gene Fells. Fells said the helmets were furnished by the York Health Bureau, … Continue reading

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U.S. Marshals capture “War Machine”

I’m a crime writer and also a fan of the sport of mixed martial arts. But typically, when the two meet, it’s not a good thing. MMA fighters are no different than other athletes — many are college-educated, have competed … Continue reading

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Firefighters have a tough job — both fighting fires and at Can-Am Games

Firefighters work to extinguish a mobile home fire in Fairview Township on Tuesday. Fairview Township Police Officer Tim Dehoff said one of the trailer’s occupants told him he and his wife just had a new furnace installed. “He heard some … Continue reading

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Mystery of intriguing building in Springettsbury Township solved

For years, I had driven past the building in the 3200 block of Eastern Boulevard in Springettsbury Township. The outside read, “York Academy of Surgery,” but it didn’t really look large to house an entire school. Then there was its … Continue reading

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A much-needed (and rarely-seen) positive story

Sometimes in the news business, we get people who complain about all the negative news in the paper. I’m one of the reporters for whom that’s my bread-and-butter. I’m a crime or “day cops” reporter, so I cover a lot … Continue reading

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Police: Dillsburg man leads police on chase on Interstate 78

A Dillsburg man left the scene of a crash and then led police on a chase through two counties on Interstate 78 on Monday before he eventually crashed and was arrested, according to a news release. Joshua David Hanna, 21, … Continue reading

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