Monthly Archives: July 2013

York County’s Hometown Heroes provides discounts to about 900 veterans

More than 900 York County veterans have received identification cards as part of the Hometown Heroes discount program, York County Recorder of Deeds Randi Reisinger announced in a news release Wednesday. The “Hometown Heroes” program allows York County veterans to … Continue reading

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York County Missing Child Task Force to host 5K

The York County Missing Child Task Force will host a 5k run, 1 mile walk and kids’ fun run Sept. 21 to help raise funds for the team and cover expenses for Lt. Lou, the tracking hound for the task … Continue reading

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Southwestern Regional Police hires new officer

The Southwestern Regional Police Department announced Thursday the hiring of a new officer. On July 1, Nikolas A. Johnson, 29, was hired and had been working in the department’s field training program, riding with another officer. Because of Johnson’s previous … Continue reading

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York Fire/Rescue Services to offer Community Emergency Response Team training

“Do you know what to do when a disaster strikes? Are you able to help yourself, your family and neighbors during natural and man-made emergencies?” More than 1,000 York County residents have already participated in free disaster preparedness training — but … Continue reading

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How has the I-83 bridge work over Route 30 affected traffic?

Today will mark a week since the closure of the ramp from Interstate 83 South to Route 30 East. The ramp had to be closed because of its close proximity to the I-83 bridge, which is being rehabilitated, according to … Continue reading

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State police implement highway safety programs for commercial drivers

Pennsylvania State Police will begin initiatives that focus on highway safety that should continue through the next month, according to a news release issued Tuesday. The Commercial Vehicle Focusing on Cellular User Safety (FOCUS) project will focus on cracking down … Continue reading

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Take a survey to help PennDOT, state Turnpike Commission understand how you get travel information

How do find out about a crash tying up traffic on Interstate 83 or how far the backlog is during your morning commute to Harrisburg? Do you turn to 511PA? Watch for any information on those electronic signs? Tune to … Continue reading

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Police: No child abductions — or attempts — have been linked to group selling educational materials

By now, you probably have heard reports about individuals going door-to-door selling educational materials and asking questions about children in the area. Rumors indicate that this is tied to a child abduction ring. And according to social media reports, these … Continue reading

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Route 74 traffic light in Dover Township keeps changing during overnight hours, even without oncoming traffic

We often hear about traffic problems during the day, such as traffic jams at rush hour. But one reader recently commented on SeeClickFix about a problem he sees at 1 a.m. every day on Route 74 in Dover Township. A … Continue reading

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York County fire department shares safety tips for July 4th celebrations

The 4th of July is a time of patriotic celebration — and what’s more American than things to go BOOM. But while you’re roasting hot dogs in the swimming pool and admiring the bright lights in the sky, there are … Continue reading

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