Firefighters save 4-year-old girl clinging to top of 30-foot tree in Adams County
A 4-year-old girl was rescued by firefighters from the top of a 30-foot pine tree Tuesday morning in Adams County. Firefighters from Northeast Adams Fire & EMS were called to the scene on McClellan Drive within the gated Lake Meade community in Reading Township at 10:48 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, arriving to find a 4-year-old girl clinging to the top of a large pine tree in her family's backyard.
One dead after DUI crash in Conewago Township: PSP
DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa (WHP) — One person was killed in a DUI crash in Conewago Township Monday night, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The crash happened at approximately 10:10 p.m. According to a press release, Jordan Mushinski, 36, was driving a 2002 Toyota east on Colebrook Road when he...
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.
Man killed by police in Spring Garden Township threatened to shoot officers in 2018: PFA
A man who was killed by police Friday night, Feb. 23 after he broke into his estranged wife's home in Spring Garden Township and fired at officers had threatened years ago to shoot law enforcement and others, according to a petition for a protection from abuse order. Payden Sells, 34,...
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.
Coroner identifies man killed in weekend York fight, shooting
YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — A victim has been identified after the coroner says they were involved in a "physical altercation" on Saturday. According to the York County Coroner, 35-year-old Jared Harpster was declared dead at WellSpan York Hospital at 1:09 p.m. The coroner states Harpster was involved in...
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.
Macy’s Closings: Capital City Mall addresses location’s future
CAMP HILL, Pa. (WHTM) — Macy’s recently announced that they will be closing several locations amid declining sales; so what will happen to their location at the Capital City Mall?. The Associated Press reported earlier Tuesday that Macy’s would be closing 150 of its store locations over the...
Corrections officer charged with having inappropriate relationship with inmate in York County Prison
YORK COUNTY, Pa. — A York County Prison corrections officer is facing charges for allegedly having a relationship with an inmate. Officials say Jennifer Claybaugh, 37, of Etters, and the man were both assigned to the work release section of the prison, her as an officer and him as an inmate. The two became romantically involved, meeting up while she was off duty and he was on work release. Prison officials became aware of the relationship and notified police on Aug. 17, 2023.
Want to know the fastest way to alert firefighters in Hanover Borough? | opinion
Last week, many felt the effects of a nationwide service outage for many cellphone companies. While it was relatively short in duration, it served as a poignant reminder of just how tied some vital services, such as 911, are to our phones and the internet. If a cellphone was all...
The Back Room
The Back Room is not just a physical space where people gather to dance; it is a haven of joy, rhythm and social interaction. Within its walls, the magic of movement and music intertwines to create an atmosphere that transcends the ordinary. The Back Room stands as a testament to the beauty of communal celebration, where individuals come together to express themselves, connect with others and immerse themselves in the enchantment of dance.
Jared Harpster Killed; Andy Ramos-Alicea Sr., Jr. Charged
Jared Harpster, 35 of the 100 block of Long Lane in Newberry Township, was pronounced dead at WellSpan York Hospital at 1:09 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, according to the York County Coroner's Office. Deputy Coroner Scott Pennewill was called to Wellspan York Hospital to investigate and certify his death. Following...
See all homes sold in York, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25
The following is a listing of all home transfers in York reported from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. There were 17 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 2,192-square-foot home on East Cottage Place in York City that sold for $163,500.
School district in York County discussing $120 million spending plan
YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM)– People packed a town hall meeting on Tuesday evening that York Suburban School District held to discuss a proposed $120 million spending plan. There are several changes the district is proposing, which could lead to higher taxes. An abc27 News crew was present at the meeting. The current plan includes closing […]
Experience Hanover Through Its 3 Outstanding Pretzels
In this article, we're going to explore three exceptional pretzel spots in Hanover. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Pedestrian struck reported on Eisenhower Drive in Hanover, York County
HANOVER, Pa. — Reports of a person struck by a vehicle with possible injuries on Eisenhower Drive in Hanover, York County. This story was curated by Hearst's WGAL Alert Desk. Sharing brings us closer together. If this story happened near you, share this article with friends in your area...
Illinois company opens its 15th medical marijuana dispensary in Pa.
A new medical marijuana dispensary has opened in the Gettysburg area. Sunnyside Gettysburg opened on Friday in the Lincoln Commons Shopping Center at 1380 York Rd., Suite 300 in Straban Township, Adams County. If you purchase a product or register for an account through a link on our site, we...
Train hits tractor-trailer in Cumberland County
CARLISLE, Pa. — A train and tractor-trailer collided Monday morning in Cumberland County, knocking the truck into a backyard but leaving the driver uninjured. The crash happened a little before 11 a.m. in the area of the 400 block of North Bedford Street in Carlisle. A number of roads...
A Taste of New Oxford: Exploring the 4 Unmissable Pizzas
This article presents four exceptional pizzerias in New Oxford. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Woman charged with selling stolen body parts involving Cumberland Co. man pleads guilty
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (WHP) — A woman charged in connection with what federal prosecutors have described as a multistate scheme of buying and selling stolen human remains has pleaded guilty. According to court documents, Denise Lodge is pleading guilty to one count of interstate transport of stolen goods, and she...