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CBS 21 announces changes to news talent lineup

Harrisburg, PA (July 26, 2021) — CBS 21 announced upcoming additions and changes to their news talent lineup. Candace Scalese will be joining CBS 21 as anchor for CBS 21 News this Morning and CBS 21 News at Noon. Joel D. Smith will be joining Jasmine Brooks as co-anchor of CBS 21’s Evening and late news broadcasts. Both changes will begin on Monday, August 2nd. In addition, Reporter and Face the State anchor, Ryan Eldredge, will join the CBS 21 Morning Team in the Alert Center. Face the State airs every Sunday morning at 8:30 on CBS 21.
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Central PA restaurants experience staffing issues as tourism picks up

Hershey, PA. — Cooks are in high demand at restaurants, but short supply. Restaurants are feeling desperation in the summer season as local tourism spots see a boost in popularity. It’s an issue contrary to the old saying, “Too many cooks in the kitchen.” There’s not enough. Restaurants are experiencing...
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Harrisburg homeless encampment abruptly pushed off Third Street by court order

One of Harrisburg’s most high-profile homeless encampments is no more. Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo secured a court order Thursday to remove the tent city. Chardo says he sought the order in an effort to keep county courthouse employees and jurors safe and secure. Others see it as a form of legal bullying of the city’s downtrodden.
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Rainy weather causes flooding concerns in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. — On rainy days, like we’ve been experiencing in the past week, flood concerns are always on the mind of Harrisburg residents. Cameron Street is one of the streets that is prone to flooding. In 2018 PennDOT made plans to spruce up the Paxton Creek and help with...

CDC recommending safe return to school in fall

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is releasing new guidance for a safe return to school. The CDC stressing the importance of getting kids back in school for the fall. Parents seem to think it’s the right choice. Parents saying it’s about time. “It was very, very difficult,” said...
Carlisle, PAlocal21news.com

Chrysler Nationals at Carlisle Fairgrounds

The Carlisle Fairgrounds are putting the finishing touches in preparation for the Chrysler Nationals. Over 2,800 vehicles, from all eras of the Chrysler brand, lining the grounds. Mike Garland with Carlisle Events talked with CBS 21 News about what people can expect during the exciting weekend.
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State Senator Mastriano attempting to launch election investigation

PENNSYLVANIA — Republican State Senator Doug Mastriano is requesting election documents to launch a partisan review of the 2020 presidential election results in Pennsylvania. “This is something that has already been done,” says State Sen. Jay Costa. “There’s no need for them to expend their resources.”. “After the election, there...
Harrisburg, PAlocal21news.com

Old Bishop McDevitt HS transforming into The Bridge

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Eat, work, learn, live, and play – These five branches are the keys that “The Bridge” hopes will unlock prosperity for poverty-stricken neighborhoods. The old Bishop McDevitt High School is where the group plans to teach people how to live a healthy lifestyle, improve workforce development, education, and financial literacy. The organizers also hope to decrease incarceration rates among youth by providing recreational outlets.
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24-year-old man dies in drowning incident at Codorus State Park

YORK COUNTY — A 24-year-old man is dead after a drowning incident at Codorus State Park, according to the York County Coroner's Office. The 24-year-old man was out with family members on a pontoon rental on Lake Marburg on Saturday. The group decided to go swimming close to the shore.
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Officials warn of significant uptick in fraudulent unemployment compensation claims

Officials warn of a significant uptick in fraudulent claims filed on Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation system. “Fraud has been a significant issue over the last 15 months and it seems that there’s been this surge in fraudulent claims over the last couple of weeks,” says Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry Director of Government Affairs Alex Halper. “Employers throughout Pennsylvania are getting notices that an employee, or a former employee, has filed a claim when that is simply not the case. Either they are still working or they know a claim has not been filed.”
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Train derailment in Newberry Township, around 30 cars overturned

YORK COUNTY — Emergency crews are scaling back from the scene Tuesday morning following a large train derailment in northern York County. Norfolk Southern crews and contractors are in the process of taking over the incident, according to Newberry Township police. A Norfolk Southern freight train derailed just after 3:00...
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Barricaded gunman taken into custody after 33 hour standoff

DAUPHIN COUNTY — After 33 hours, the standoff in Lower Paxton Township has peacefully come to a close and both hostages have been found safe, according to police. The gunman, 36-year-old Derrick Hutcherson, was barricaded after a shooting incident inside a home in Dauphin County since Monday at around noon.