Monthly Archives: November 2012

Taxidermist: Hunters were confused on the first day of firearms deer season

Some hunters showed up at Leakway’s Taxidermy in Newberry Township with their whole deer on the first day of firearms deer season, but the business wasn’t taking the whole animal. “We’re not a processor,” Jason Leakway said. “We’re just a … Continue reading

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What would you tell your community’s police chief?

Springettsbury Township Police Chief Thomas Hyers had talked about rolling out a “Coffee with the Chief” event, when he was hired about seven months ago. On Wednesday, he held his first one at Big Apple Bagels, 1021 Haines Road, buying … Continue reading

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Oh, deer: Which state is No. 1 for vehicle-deer collisions?

You might be surprised to hear that Pennsylvania is not the No. 1 state for deer and vehicle confrontations. It’s West Virginia that tops the list of states where drivers are most likely to run into a deer, according to … Continue reading

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How much longer will construction take on the Route 116 bridge in Spring Grove?

Ken Fink Jr. recently asked how much longer the Route 116 bridge in Spring Grove will be under construction. Well, it’s going to take about four months before the bridge reopens to traffic. The project remains on schedule, said Mike … Continue reading

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York County residents get their flu shots at local church

Day-time cops reporter Ted Czech wrote this article on flu shots available to York County residents. Here’s part of what Ted reported: A little classroom at St. Mary’s Church was transformed into a clinic Sunday with the goal of immunizing … Continue reading

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Child abuse: What can we do to prevent it?

Education reporter Angie Mason attended an event at Penn State York’s campus to raise awareness to the dangers of child abuse. The candlelight vigil started last year shortly after the news about former Penn State defensive coach Jerry Sandusky’s abuse … Continue reading

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How do you help others during the holiday season?

In many of the stories I’ve done as a night cops reporter, I’ve heard from officials that the most help to improving the community comes from the residents. The every day people. Doing simple, little things, to make where they … Continue reading

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What do you think about the legalization of marijuana?

Last week I did a story on the possible legalization of marijuana in Pennsylvania. I checked in with local law enforcement about how they feel if such a policy change comes to this state, as it did in Colorado and … Continue reading

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Route 851 in Hopewell Township will get a new stop sign

A new stop sign will be installed at the intersection of Pleasant Valley, Webb and Woolen Mill roads in Hopewell Township, according to the state Department of Transportation. The current intersection has stop signs in three directions. The new configuration … Continue reading

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Will insurance pay if your car is damaged by floodwater?

A few drivers drove around “road closed” barricades and got stuck in floodwater during Hurricane Sandy. They could be cited and fined under a new state law for doing so. The water got pretty deep for some of those vehicles. … Continue reading

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