Sign up for the American Red Cross Charity Bowl

charityIt’s just two weeks until the 19th Annual American Red Cross Charity Bowl.

Teams can register to bowl and win prizes by going to www.redcross.org/pa/york and click on the Charity Bowl banner to register.  The event is March 2 at Suburban Bowlerama, 1945 S. Queen St. in York Township.

Volunteers are still needed for this event for all sessions (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1 to 3 p.m., 3:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.) to do registration, distribute t-shirts/prizes and collect photo release forms from bowlers.  Volunteers also are needed to assist with 9 a.m. setup and 5:15 to 6 p.m. tear down.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Ashley Martz at 717-771-3572 or Ashley.martz@redcross.org.

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Owner says hospice therapy dog shot in Dover Township

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DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS — KATE PENN

Barney Fife, an English bulldog who visits hospice patients in York County, is fighting for his life after suffering a gunshot wound early Monday morning in his yard in Dover Township, owner Bill Buckingham said.

Buckingham said Thursday the bullet remains inside Barney because an operation would be too invasive and English bulldogs do not typically survive anesthesia.

Instead, Barney, who is 4 1/2 years old, is on antibiotics, and Buckingham hopes that Barney quickly recovers, and also that the bullet will “work itself out,” he said.

Meanwhile, Northern York County Regional Police are investigating, Buckingham said. A detective with the department visited his home twice on Wednesday, he said.

Buckingham, 67, said that on Monday morning, between 3 and 3:30 a.m., he let Barney out to go to the bathroom. Continue reading “Owner says hospice therapy dog shot in Dover Township” »

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Police: Pregnant woman in Hallam made up reports of being stabbed

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Hellam Township Police say a Hallam woman lied to police about an attack at her home last year. She now faces charges for making false reports to police.

She is scheduled for arraignment in York County court March 7 for false reports to police for saying she was attacked at her home Nov. 5, 2013

The case against Rheatha Strickland, 20, of the first block of East Forry Avenue, was sent to county court after a preliminary hearing on Jan. 27.

Strickland, pregnant at the time, told police she was struggling with personal issues and cut herself, documents state.

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York County district court news

Take a look at some of the cases handled recently by District Judges Robert Eckenrode, Scott Laird and Barry Bloss Jr. .

Eckenrode:

District Judge Robert Eckenrode's crime watch


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York man pleads in non-fatal shooting

A West Poplar Street man pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting another man in the groin.
York City Police had found Eric Samuel bleeding on the sidewalk in the 600 block of South Pershing Avenue on July 21. A woman with Samuel identified the gunman as her ex-boyfriend, Nile Shavar DeShields, 32, police said.
Officer Brian Lehman reported at the time that when he left the hospital, DeShields was waiting for him at the police station to turn himself in.
DeShields has no plea agreement and faces a maximum 10 years when he is sentenced on March 21 in York County court.

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Pennsylvania DUI Association reports York County had 4th most participants for ignition interlocks

Dep. Benny Lopez prepares to handcuff a man being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at a DUI checkpoint on the business loop of Interstate 83 Friday, April 23, 2010. DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS - KATE PENN

Dep. Benny Lopez prepares to handcuff a man being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at a DUI checkpoint on the business loop of Interstate 83 Friday, April 23, 2010. DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS – KATE PENN

Team DUI, the Pennsylvania DUI Association, reported Tuesday that more than 5,000 repeat DUI offenders drove 57.3 million miles in Pennsylvania in 2013 using ignition interlocks, according to a news release.

The Pennsylvania DUI law requires anyone convicted of impaired driving two or more times to have an ignition interlock device installed on any vehicle he or she operates, owns or leases.

According to the Ignition Interlock Quality Assurance Program, 49,094 attempts to drive impaired were stopped as a result of the required Ignition Interlock Law for repeat DUI offenders, resulting in safer roadways throughout Pennsylvania. Continue reading “Pennsylvania DUI Association reports York County had 4th most participants for ignition interlocks” »

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Clean off your car or face a fine

Jerry Young of Spring Garden brushes off the snow from his car after he was released early from York County Assistance Office, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Sonya Paclob - Daily Record / Sunday News

Jerry Young of Spring Garden brushes off the snow from his car after he was released early from York County Assistance Office, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Sonya Paclob – Daily Record / Sunday News

State police warn drivers to clean their cars of snow and ice or they could face a fine.

There have been an increase in crashes and injuries because of dislodged or falling snow from vehicles, especially tractor-trailers, according to a news release.

State police ask all drivers to remove all snow and ice from their cars before driving.

According to state law, if snow or ice falls from a moving vehicle and hits another car or pedestrian, and it causes death or serious injury, the driver of the snow-covered vehicle could face fines of $200 to $1,000.

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Police investigate daytime burglary and theft at North York home

A flat-screen was taken during a home break-in Friday in North York, according to a news release from Northern York County Regional Police.

Police said the homeowner left her home in the 1100 block of North George Street for work about 8:30 a.m. and returned at 4 p.m.

Once she entered her home, she saw that her TV was missing from the living room, police said. Police then determined someone had forced open a window to get inside.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northern York County Regional Police Department at 717-292-3647 or use the crime tip reporting portion of their website.

Related:

Two charged in Fairview Township residential burglaries case

Police investigate daytime burglary in Manchester Township

Police investigate daytime burglary in Jackson Township

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Do you know this man? Police look for Dallastown robbery suspect

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York Area Regional Police are investigating a strong-arm robbery Sunday afternoon at a Turkey Hill Minit Market in Dallastown, according to a news release.

Police said that about 2:44 a.m., officers were sent to the convenience store at 2 W. Main St. for a report of a robbery.
Once there, officers learned that a man walked into the store, went behind the counter, and grabbed the clerk. The man demanded she open the register, the news release states.

The man then ran out of the store, heading toward the back of the building. Police described the man as black, about 6 feet tall, with a stocky build, wearing a Baltimore Ravens jacket with white sleeves, dark jeans and black boots, according to the news release.

No weapons were displayed or threatened, the news release states.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call police at 911 or 717-741-1259.

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York County district court crime watch

Take a look at some of the recent criminal cases handled by District Judges Barry Bloss Jr., Jeff Joy and Robert Eckenrode.

Bloss:

District Judge Barry Bloss' recent criminal cases

Here’s the latest from District Judge Jeff Joy:
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