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Cameras will be required in new cars to prevent “back overs”

A new rule released Monday will require rear view cameras in new vehicles under 10,000 pounds to help prevent drivers from backing into people, according to a news release from Kids and Cars Inc. Even with using three mirrors, drivers … Continue reading

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Historical marker for Thomas Cresap relocated in Lower Windsor Township

An historic marker for Thomas Cresap has been relocated to the original site of his home in Lower Windsor Township, according to a news release from the Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area. Cresap settled at Pleasant Garden in 1729. This was … Continue reading

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Was the boom earlier this month a “frost quake”?

Earlier this month, a reader contacted us about a “boom” that was heard in the Dover area on New Year’s Day. Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services looked into the issue a little more, and he thinks that “frost quakes” … Continue reading

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Did you hear a boom or feel the house shake on New Year’s Day?

A reader contacted us recently about a boom heard in the Dover area on New Year’s Day. He said that many people reported hearing it, and some said their houses shook. It happened around 3 p.m. So I called Jeri … Continue reading

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I-83 drivers: Traffic will be detoured in Maryland next week

Interstate 83 traffic will be detoured overnight Monday and Tuesday in northern Maryland, according to the State Highway Administration. That’s because crews will be setting beams for the Middletown Road bridge in northern Baltimore County, the agency said in a … Continue reading

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New eastbound Route 22 bridge opens after fiery tanker crash in May

A bridge at a major Interstate 81 interchange in the Harrisburg area has reopened after the fiery tanker crash in May. The eastbound Route 22 bridge over I-81 is back in service, according to the state Department of Transportation. The … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania still ranks 5th for deer vs. vehicle crashes, State Farm says

It’s that time of year when calls about deer vs. vehicles come across the scanner on a frequent basis. Deer collisions, however, are on the decline nationwide, according to a State Farm news release. The odds that a driver will … Continue reading

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Speak out on transportation issues during online public meeting

You can participate in the first-ever online public meeting Thursday evening about state transportation issues, according to the state Department of Transportation. The webcast will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. This is part of the update to the … Continue reading

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Has the Post Office called you back lately?

I thought it would be easy to get in touch with the York City Post Office — they are, after all, in the business of communication. But it’s my first couple of weeks on the job, and I guess I … Continue reading

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What will record bee die-offs mean for York County farmers?

Across the U.S., beekeepers are opening their hives to find dead and missing bees — again.  And in even greater numbers than before. Scientists have reported the highest number of bee die-offs ever this winter, surpassing 2006 when the new … Continue reading

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