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Woman steals items from store with two young children in tow

Selinsgrove, Pa. — A woman who was accompanied by two young children put items in a backpack and walked out of a Snyder County store without paying. State police at Selinsgrove say the unidentified white woman was at Best Buy in Monroe Township on May 25 when she left without paying for multiple items. The woman allegedly concealed the items in a black backpack and left without stopping to pay for the merchandise. The woman was seen leaving the parking lot with two young children in a 2004-2005 silver Ford Taurus. Total value of merchandise stolen is $190. Anyone with information may contact PSP Selinsgrove at 570-374-8145. Trooper Wiliam Shreve is investigating.
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Man steals books, flashes knife at Carlisle library

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) – A dozen books were stolen from a Carlisle library after a man showed a knife to library staff. On July 2 at 1:40 p.m. Carlisle Police were dispatched to the Bosler Free Library for a reported library. Library staff said a white man in his 30s-40s concealed 12 books in a backpack. When he was confronted about checking out the books library staff said he replied “no” and tabbed a knife he was carrying on his side.

Legislation to Restrict Use of Fireworks in Pa. Heads to Governor

A bill looking to restrict the use of fireworks in Pennsylvania is moving forward in Harrisburg. The Republican-controlled senate approved the legislation Thursday. The bill would reform the state's existing laws including restricting when fireworks can be set off. The new law would limit fireworks use from 10 a.m. to...

Catherine M Forster Karvois 1928~2022

Catherine M Forster Karvois passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 1, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Matilda Forster. Catherine was preceded in death by her husband of over 48 years, Joseph J. Karvois. Born in Mahanoy City, PA to a hard-working coal miner...

State Police might have to implement a rape kit tracking system

Harrisburg, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police could be required to conduct a study about setting up and maintaining a rape kit tracking system. The study would be conducted in consultation with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. The report would aim to identify the most efficient way of creating an online database accessible to victims of rape and allowing data to be entered in and stored by law enforcement agencies, forensic...

Harrisburg Area YMCA names new CEO

The Harrisburg Area YMCA has announced that David Ozmore was named CEO. Ozmore will lead the organization beginning in August. Ozmore has served the YMCA in multiple roles throughout the country. Throughout his 28-year YMCA career, Ozmore has served as director of operations/youth sports at the YMCA of the Triangle in Raleigh, North Carolina; as COO at a small community YMCA in Cleveland County, North Carolina; as CEO for the YMCA of Greater New Orleans; as CEO of the YMCA of Greater High Point in North Carolina, and most recently as the CEO of the Kentucky/West Virginia Regional Alliance of YMCAs.

Pleasant today before a Weather Watch Day tomorrow for thunderstorms

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Your 4th of July looks nice with plenty of summertime heat along with highs in the upper 80s. We should stay dry throughout the day as well. Conditions are looking good, whether you are grilling, heading out to the pool, watching evening fireworks, or are making s'mores with your family by the fire pit.

Gettysburg reenactment honors 159th anniversary since the Civil War battle

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — It’s said the Civil War pitted brother against brother. For the ancestors of Eddie Roberts of Tennessee, that phrase was all too true. “My grandfather, Brigadier William P. Roberts [was] the youngest general in the Confederate Army. That’s on my father’s side,” Roberts said. “On my mother’s side is Jacob Pressley. He fought for the 5th East Tennessee Regiment Army of Ohio, which was Union. His two brothers fought Confederate.”

Curve best Senators in front of record crowd

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Altoona Curve beat the Harrisburg Senators 7-3 in front of 8,344 fans, the most at a game since July 4, 2019. The Curve claimed the series 4-2. Centerfielder Connor Scott had a trio of RBIs off one hit. Normally, Altoona is off on Mondays, but due to the holiday, they […]

Majestic Theater announces its 2022-2023 Celebrity Season

Experience the magic of live entertainment with Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater during the 2022-2023 Celebrity Season, which kicks off in August. The season lineup includes performances by world-renowned musicians, dance shows, a magician, live theater and the first-ever film festival dedicated to the films of Ken Burns. The centerpiece...

Central Pa. celebrates Independence Day

LANCASTER, Pa. — Residents throughout Central Pa. participated in early celebrations for the Fourth of July on Sunday. At Western Village RV Park, Carlisle families were treated to a variety of activities, from cornhole tournaments and golf cart parades, to a patriotic slip ‘n slide. “It’s just a...

Giveaway held at the Bridge Eco Village in Harrisburg

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Two agricultural lending cooperatives complete merger

A merger between AgChoice Farm Credit and MidAtlantic Farm Credit has been completed. The merger officially formed Horizon Farm Credit on Friday and was voted on and approved by the membership of each Association in May and has received final regulatory approval from the Farm Credit Administration. Horizon Farm Credit...

Cocoa Packs expands operations to feed more children in need

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — A local organization has broken ground on a new warehouse intended to increase food distribution for local children in need. Based in Hershey, Cocoa Packs provides meals for children in need over the summer and when kids do not have access to school lunches. The organization offers packs with a variety of nutritious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack items to children on the days that they have no access to subsidized food offerings. Cocoa Packs currently serves 1,300 kids in Central Pennsylvania.

York College of Pa. president plans to retire in June 2023

Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith, the president of York College of Pennsylvania for nine years, has announced her plan to retire in June 2023. The college’s fourth president, she came to York in 2013 after leadership roles at Drew University, Spelman College, and the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, a press release said.