Vehicle struck a tree and flipped over on Route 30 in York County
HALLAM, Pa. — One person was hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash on Route 30 in Hellam Township. Video above: Headlines from WGAL News 8 Today. The vehicle was traveling Eastbound on Route 30 when it crossed the median and struck a tree near Accomac Road at 10:01 a.m. The...
Hollywood Casino fined $50,000 after three underage individuals entered and gambled
Hollywood Casino York has been fined $50,000 after three underage individuals accessed the gaming floor. Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved a consent agreement presented by the board's Office on Enforcement Counsel that resulted in the fine against Hollywood Casino York, a news release states. The 16-page...
Antique tractor found after being stolen from field in York County
Police have recovered an antique tractor that was stolen in York County. Police said it was found at a location along Lincoln Highway East in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County on Wednesday evening. It was returned to York County. According to police, the tractor had been taken from a farmer's...
Construction underway for York County’s first Wawa
YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM)– One Midstate county is one step closer to having its first Wawa. About two months ago we told you about a Wawa coming to where Route 30 intersects Route 116 in West Manchester Township, York County. We were back out there Wednesday and construction is already underway! Wawa has not yet […]
York Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 53 Incidents and 10 Crime Stories
York Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 53 Incidents and 10 Crime Stories. During the last week, York reported a total of 53 crime cases, with varying degrees of severity. Arrests topped the list with 17 cases, followed by Assault with 12 incidents. Other types of crimes accounted for 8 cases. There were 4 instances each of Theft and Vandalism, while Burglary was reported 3 times. Domestic related incidents and Trespassing each had 2 cases. The least reported crime was Hit & Run, with only 1 case. This data provides a comprehensive view of the crime situation in the place, with a notable predominance of Arrests and Assaults, indicating a significant law enforcement response. The lower instances of other crimes such as Theft, Vandalism, and Burglary suggest that these crimes are less prevalent in the area. With a single Hit & Run case, traffic-related incidents appear to be relatively uncommon. However, the presence of Domestic related incidents and Trespassing cases indicate potential issues within households and private properties.
Crash with injuries reported on East Market Street in Springettsbury Township
EAST YORK, Pa. — A crash with injuries was reported in Springettsbury Township. The crash happened on East Market Street and Northern Way at 11:55 a.m. One person was taken to the hospital. Click the video player above to watch other afternoon headlines from WGAL News 8. This story...
York County Prison corrections officer charged with indecent contact with inmate
A York County Prison corrections officer has been charged with having indecent contact with an inmate while being off duty, according to an affidavit of probable cause. Jennifer Claybaugh, 37, of the first block of Taylor Road, has been charged with institutional sexual assault, the affidavit states. ...
Policies approved on gender identity, books at South Western School District
Some proposed policies spurred debate at a board meeting for the South Western School District in York County. The district is facing support and opposition to policies that include how schools recognize a student's gender identity or how teachers select books for their classroom libraries. On Wednesday night, the board...
York County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 141 Incidents and 33 Crime Stories
York County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 141 Incidents and 33 Crime Stories. During the last week, York County reported a total of 141 crime cases, with Assault (29 cases), Arrest (26 cases), and Suspicious Situation (26 cases) being the most frequent. Other notable crimes included Burglary and Other crimes, both with 13 cases. Theft was reported 12 times, while Argument was reported 8 times. Less frequent crimes were Trespass (5 cases), Vandalism (4 cases), and Domestic Related issues (2 cases). The data also indicate a single case of Hit & Run during the week. The high number of Assault and Arrest cases necessitates increased vigilance and proactive measures to ensure the safety of residents in the place. The statistics provide a critical understanding of the crime situation in York County, highlighting the areas that require more attention from law enforcement agencies.
See all homes sold in York County, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25
The following is a listing of all home transfers in York County reported from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. There were 68 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 916-square-foot home on Second Avenue in Hanover that sold for $243,000. Carroll...
What’s Going Around: Flu, strep, stomach bug, pink eye
WellSpan Pediatric Medicine Physicians across the Midstate are seeing flu, strep throat, allergies and asthma exacerbations. The providers at UPMC Children’s Community Pediatrics in York and Spring Grove are continuing to see flu and pink eye this week. They are also seeing a stomach bug and strep throat. Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Roseville […]
York and Adams County property transfers: See area home sale prices
2141 N Sherman St, Springettsbury Twp: Eva Arvin-EST to Justin Durbin, $130,000. 2520 Midpine Dr, Manchester Twp: Frederick Hess to Matthew Lane, $380,000. 2692 N Susquehanna Trail, Manchester Twp: KNA Property Solutions to Max Fink, $285,000. 651 Parkwood Dr, Manchester Twp: Christine Cramer to Arthur McNulty, $485,000. 170 Greenleaf Rd,...
Carton of cigarettes on prep table: York County restaurant inspections, Feb. 27, 2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers. Sonic Drive-in #6001, 290 Wilson Ave. Hanover, Feb. 14. Fail. The Person in Charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection. Food Employee observed donning single use gloves without a prior hand wash. (EDUCATED EMPLOYEES ON HANDWASH FREQUENCEY AND PROPER PROCEDURES). Food employee observed at grill area, wearing bracelet/watch/ring on hands or arms. (CORRECTED). An open employee’s beverage container was observed in front kitchen area (RED BULL), on stainless steel table where lemonade dispenser was observed, a food preparation area. (CORRECTED). Observed carton of Newport Cigarettes on stainless steel prep table in front of house (CORRECTED). Observed multiple food storage containers located above stainless-steel table in rear of facility to have sticker residue, food debris on food contact surfaces and was not clean to sight and touch. Stainless steel deflector plate of large Ice box a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch. Observed multiple cold holding unit’s interior throughout facility, with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, debris on non-food contact surfaces. Observed green shelves in the walk-in cooler with white matter accumulation and in need of cleaning. Exterior of breading dirty and in need of cleaning. Exterior of equipment on the cooking line with grease accumulation and in need of cleaning. Observed the underside of the fountain machine with syrup splatter and in need of cleaning. Observed excessive dried dairy like product on nonfood contact surface of soft serve machine. Food facility hot water heater is not producing enough hot water to supply all hand sinks at the time of this inspection. Observed 5 Gallon bucket of grease waste from prior evening sitting on floor of kitchen beside beverage air cold holding unit and was not properly disposed of as required. (CORRECTED). Floor in the front area of food facility is made of tile and is cracked/roughened/is not a smooth, easily cleanable surface. Food employee personal belongings (KEYS, PHONE, INAHLER) observed on stainless steel table where order screen is although lockers are provided. Food facility is extremely dirty, dusty, and in need of cleaning. Filters of hood system were observed to have significant accumulations of static dust, dirt and grease and is in need of cleaning.
Pair charged with killing man trying to save his niece from her boyfriend
A York County father and son were charged with murder after police say they killed a relative of the son’s girlfriend over the weekend. Jared Harpster went to the 600 block of West College Avenue in York on Saturday morning to help his niece, who was in an argument with her boyfriend, Andy “Rico” Ramos-Alicea. The niece told her family that Rico was not letting her leave his house, police said.
He didn't play high school hoops until this year. Now he's playing for a District 3 title
Troy Sowers knew he had talent to work with when he became Eastern York's boys' basketball coach last spring. He knew about 6-foot-6 Division I recruit Carter Wamsley. He knew about the shooters surrounding him. But he soon learned there was another potential player he hadn't heard about. "The kids...
Pa. law blocks needles, care, compassion for people trapped in addiction
Allison Klunk’s son struggled against opioid addiction for 11 years before he died of an overdose at 29. His death made the York County resident want to help other people’s loved ones. She went to a local organization, expecting a focus on recovery. As it turned out, the...
Local Shelter Invites Residents to Participate in 'Doggy Date Day' Program
The article talks about a new initiative by a dog shelter that lets the public take shelter dogs out for a day. This program, called Dogs’ Day Out, was initially only for staff and volunteers. Due to public interest, the shelter opened the program to the community. The first event, named 'Doggy Date Day,' took place in February, with nine dogs participating.
West Manchester Township Zoning Hearing: Discussing Home-Based Contractor's Office on March 26, 2024
The West Manchester Township Zoning Hearing Board will hold an in-person meeting on March 26, 2024. It will be at the West Manchester Township Municipal Building, 380 East Berlin Road, York, PA 17408. The meeting will start at 7:00 p.m.
West York Area School District debates $20 million plan to add turf and other athletic field upgrades
WEST YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — Lynn Kohler says the problem is clear. “It’s kind of shameful, to be honest with you, that handicapped folks have a hard time coming to a football game,” said Kohler, board president of the West York Area School District. A $20 million “athletic fields project” would address that and a […]
Report of a structure fire in York
YORK, Pa. — Around 10:50 p.m., a report of a fire structure came in on 3000 Expresso Way in York. Crews are responding to the scene. Click the video player above to watch other morning headlines from WGAL News 8. This story was curated by Hearst's WGAL Alert Desk.