Author Archives: Rebecca Hanlon

About Rebecca Hanlon

Rebecca Hanlon is the health reporter with a religion sub beat at the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Follow her on Twitter @mrsbeccahanlon or on Facebook at facebook.com/byrebeccahanlon.

York Area Regional Police thank donors for K-9 contributions

Sgt. Jeff Dunbar with York Area Regional Police sent me a list of donors who contributed to the more than $20,000 needed to obtain and train the department’s new K-9, Vilko. You can read the story about Vilko’s recent introduction … Continue reading

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Road work set for I-83 this week

Drivers should watch out for construction along Interstate 83 in southern York County this week, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Weather permitting, maintenance crews will be working in the following areas: Tuesday: Making repairs in the left southbound … Continue reading

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Readers praise firefighter sent west for forest fires

I wrote a story that ran earlier this week about Jon Dubbs, a 24-year-old member of the Southern York County Forest Fire Crew who was sent west to fight forest fires. His father, Dale Dubbs, made a similar trip more than 20 years ago. … Continue reading

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Horse show to aid domestic violence programs with York YWCA

The third annual Ride To Survive for domestic violence awareness is set for Sept. 7 in Maryland and will benefit the York YWCA, according to a news release. High Ridge Farm in Manchester, Md. will host the event to raise money … Continue reading

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Dare To Care 5K run/walk to benefit Quick Response Team

The York County Quick Response Team along with Newberry Township Police Department are hosting the 7th Annual running of the Dare To Care 5K, set for Aug. 31. The event involves a 5K run/walk  and an awards ceremony. This event benefits … Continue reading

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Northeastern Regional Police report thefts from cars

Northeastern Regional Police posted this message on its Facebook page earlier today: Please lock your car up and hide your valuables. We are seeing an increase of thefts from vehicles in the past few weeks. Unlocked cars are being entered … Continue reading

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York County Children’s Advocacy Center plans 5th annual Mini Golf Marathon

Get ready to dust off your putters. The York County Children’s Advocacy Center is hosting the 5th Annual Mini Golf Marathon at Heritage Hills Golf Resort, 2700 Mount Rose Ave. noon to midnight Aug. 9. The York County Children’s Advocacy … Continue reading

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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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