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York man dies blunt force injuries following Wednesday night assault

(WHTM) — York City Police are investigating the death of 35-year-old Zachary Young after he was assaulted on the 200 block of W. Jackson Street by a group of individuals. When police officers were called to the scene Wednesday night just before 10:30 p.m., they spoke with the witness who originally confronted Young as a […]
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Slain Trespasser ID'd, Death Ruled Homicide: Coroner

A trespasser of a property in central Pennsylvania has been identified and the cause and manner of death have been released by the coroner's office. Zachary Young, 35, of no fixed address in York, died of blunt force trauma by homicide, according to the release by the York County coroner's office.
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Death of 35-year-old central Pa. man ruled a homicide

York County Coroner Pamela Gay has ruled that the death of 35-year-old man found trespassing was a homicide. Zachary Young was attacked after he was found trespassing on a property in York Wednesday night, police said. Gay announced Friday evening that the cause of death was “blunt force injuries to head”. An autopsy was performed on Friday.

New court date set for man accused in deadly I-95 road rage shooting

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WMBF) - A new court date has been set for a man accused of a deadly road rage incident in the Pee Dee that killed a Pennsylvania woman last year. Hearings for Dejywan Floyd are currently scheduled for June 10, according to his attorney, Johnson Britt. Those hearings include one for probable cause, as well as a bond hearing. No bond has ever been set for Floyd.

Red Lion man sentenced to life in prison for murder in 2019

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — On Friday, May 27, a Red Lion man was sentenced to life in prison by a York County jury for the murder of a 17-year-old girl back in 2019. According to the York County District Attorney's Officer, Daiquan Maurice Dickerson, 20, of Red Lion has been sentenced for the murder of 17-year-old Emily Shoemaker on Dec. 12, 2019.

Hershey-area hotel completes $1.5M renovation, rebrands with SureStay Collection by Best Western

The owner of a hotel in Derry Township has completed a $1.5 million renovation. The hotel has been rebranded to the SureStay Collection by Best Western brand as well. The Inn at Chocolate Avenue, SureStay Collection by Best Western at 84 Sipe Ave. received a complete renovation, according to Kathryn Angara, regional director of sales at Delaware-based SSN Hotels. The hotel was previously a Red Lion hotel and converted into the Inn at Chocolate Avenue in 2019. The hotel didn’t close during the renovations, which were completed during the off-season, Angara said.

York city police launch “Handle With Care” registry for special-needs residents

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — It’s certainly not a new problem. And it’s not a brand new solution. But now the city of York’s police department is inviting residents to advise police to “Handle With Care” — that’s the name of the registry — family members who have special needs police should know about before they respond to a call.

Annual Explore York event gets a new name

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — For more than two decades Explore York has allowed people to take a sneak peek at how their favorite products are made. The “have it made here” event, formerly known as the “Made in America” event, features over 25 locations offering demonstrations, tours, and/or discounts.

Coatesville handles Hatboro-Horsham in D1-6A quarterfinals

HORSHAM >> Harrison Susi got a second life during his third-inning at-bat and made the most of it. The Coatesville junior’s bunt attempt went into the air and straight back. The ball hit the backstop fence just before Hatboro-Horsham catcher Zach Greenberg could make a play on it. A few pitches later, Susi sent a two-strike pitch over the left-field fence for a three-run home run.

District 1-6A Softball: Spring-Ford, Scogna earn state, district semifinal trips with walk-off, 8-inning win over Quakertown

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> It was, to say the least, a character-strengthening game for Spring-Ford. And, to say the most, an epic outing. The Rams found themselves in an unaccustomed position Friday, when they hosted Quakertown in a District 1 Class 6A quarterfinal-round game. Playing to a 1-1 tie in regulation time, the Panthers parlayed three of their 10 hits into a run good for a 2-1 lead in the top of the eighth.

Sky-Rocketing Gas Prices Have Some Drivers Staying Home This Memorial Day Weekend

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission says during the four-day period between Friday and Memorial Day, Friday is the business travel day. While volume has picked up throughout the day, drivers tell CBS3 gas is so expensive that they’re canceling their plans for the holiday. CBS3 spoke to a woman named Brooke, she says usually she would go to the beach or a barbecue for Memorial Day, but this year, she’s not going anywhere. “I’m staying here because with these gas prices, I can’t afford to leave,” Brooke said. “Prior to the pandemic and 2019, I have a small car, I...

Mike Sgarbossa 2022 Report Card

Mike Sgarbossa is one of those veteran AHLers that hardly gets NHL playing time but this past season saw him suit up for 10 games with the Washington Capitals while spending the rest of the season leading the Hershey Bears. Let’s see how he did. Sgarbossa scored two goals...

Pennsylvania special education teacher accused of putting duct tape on student’s face

COATESVILLE, Pa. — A special education teacher has been suspended and could lose her job after putting tape on a child’s face. Audra Ritter is a seventh-grade special education teacher and English teacher at North Brandywine Middle School, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Ritter allegedly tried to “de-escalate” a situation with a student when she taped a message to the girl’s nose on May 4.

Nurse Sentenced for Stealing Prescription Drugs from Hospice Patient

HARRISBURG, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Dana Aldinger, age 55, of York, Pennsylvania, was sentenced this week to one year probation and a $525 fine by United States Magistrate Judge Martin C. Carlson for theft in connection with health care. Aldinger also permanently surrendered her nursing license.
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Lebanon weekly real estate update

Compiled major statistics for the Lebanon, PA metro area real estate market for the four weeks ended May 22, 2022. Originally published on, part of the TownNews Content Exchange.