Traffic restrictions in place on Centerville road in Lancaster County
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — PennDOT announced that crews will be working on the Centerville Road Interchange Improvement Project, which will result in restrictions on Centerville Road. Weather permitting, traffic will be shifted on northbound Centerville Road approaching the ramp to eastbound Route 30 so guide rail repairs can be...
Intense Debate: Amish Breeder Faces Charges for Killing Four Unsold Puppies, According to Police
PennLive.com - 02/29/2024 08:36:20 PM. John S. Stoltzfus Jr., an Amish breeder from Lancaster County, has been charged with four felony counts of aggravated animal cruelty and four misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty. He illegally euthanized four unsold Sheepadoodle puppies, an act he admitted to. Stoltzfus is currently out on a $10,000 unsecured bail, awaiting a preliminary hearing on March 11. This news, which broke at least three days ago, has been widely discussed in recent days.
10 most expensive homes sold in Lancaster County, Feb. 26 - Mar. 3
A house in Lancaster that sold for $1.2 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Lancaster County in the past week. In total, 57 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $357,800. The average price per square foot ended up at $192.
Lancaster County bar closed, listed for sale
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — A recently closed Lancaster County bar has now been listed for sale. The long-time Capp’s Bar, also known as the Banzhof’s Café, recently closed the doors to its South Duke Street establishment in Lancaster. According to a listing by Long &...
Visionary Chesco Native Aims to Transform Lancaster County into a Hemp Hub
Reuben Riehl, a Chester County native, is a cannabis visionary who hopes to turn Lancaster County into a major player in the cannabis industry. Reuben Riehl, a Chester County native, is a hemp visionary who hopes to turn Lancaster County into a major player in the cannabis industry, writes Zoe Greenberg for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Road shut down due to crash reported in West Earl Township
BROWNSTOWN, Pa. — A crash was reported on Cedar Avenue and North State Street in West Earl Township at 6:43 a.m. According to Lancaster County dispatchers, spill control crews were called for fluids and debris. North State Street is currently closed off at West Main Street. Injuries are unknown...
SPCA issues arrest warrants for pair charged with animal cruelty
Lancaster, Pa. — A Lancaster couple is facing felony charges after officials allegedly discovered abused and malnourished dogs at their property. The Pennsylvania SPCA, alongside Lancaster County detectives and Lancaster police, issued arrest warrants for Pablo Duran and Donna Renee Smeltzer of Lancaster last week. Each has been charged with 3 counts of animal cruelty, including felony and misdemeanor level charges in the abuse of two dogs at the home. ...
Possibly multiple shooters involved in shots fired incident in Lancaster: police
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHP) — Police in Lancaster are investigating after responding to a report of shots fired Saturday afternoon. According to a press release, the report came in around 5:22pm on March second. Officers arrived to the 300 block of Mill Street to find multiple casings, live rounds, and a discarded handgun on scene.
Two Cheeses From Chester County Farm Listed as Highest Quality Cheeses in America
The Farm at Doe Run in Chester County has two cheeses that made the ‘15 Highest Quality Cheeses in America’ List, writes Minal Zaheer for Insider Monkey. The Farm at Doe Run, located in Unionville, is an award-winning creamery that sets its focus on simple, sustainable farming. Their cows, goats, and sheep are raised humanely on the beautiful pastures in the county. Their milk is received completely from within the farm; from their three milking herds.
Mobile home fire in Lancaster County
Emergency dispatchers say crews were called to the scene of a mobile home fire in Lancaster County Saturday afternoon. The fire was in the 1000 block of Pinkerton Road, near Little Chiques Creek, in Rapho Township. Fire officials say when crews arrived, the mobile home was fully involved in the...
Lancaster County man sentenced to life in prison for rape, murder of 12-year-old
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — A Columbia man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping and killing 12-year-old Elaina Smith and raping a second victim in February of 2023. According to the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office, Jason Shackleford, 40, from the 500 block of Avenue H, admitted guilt on charges of first-degree murder, rape of a child, two counts of rape, three counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, four counts of sexual assault and strangulation.
Two stores merged under one roof in Lancaster
In Lancaster on Saturday two stores merged under one roof. A and J Discount Outlet and NWJ Creations opened in a new building on New Holland Pike in Lancaster. The owners are both Hispanic men who hope to find ways to make items more affordable for those in the community who need them.
Savor the Flavors: 4 Must-Try Modern American Cuisine Spots in Lancaster
In this piece, we explore four contemporary American eateries in Lancaster. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Police investigate possible child luring attempt in Lancaster County
EAST EARL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Police in Lancaster County are investigating a report of a possible attempted child luring. A child on the way home from school around 2:40 p.m. Thursday was approached by a gray pickup truck in the 200 block of Bridgeville Road in East Earl Township.
‘Why doesn’t Amos Miller just go get a permit?’ Lancaster County judge asks in food safety case
After three hours of testimony from food safety experts and customers who spoke about what Amos Miller’s raw milk does for their health, Lancaster County Judge Thomas Sponaugle had one question. “Why doesn’t Amos Miller just go get a permit … just like every other Amish farmer in the...
Warm Monday, rain returns tonight in south-central Pennsylvania
It's a cloudy start to the day in some areas. Look for decreasing clouds through mid-morning, with mild temperatures in the 40s and 50s. We'll see a mix of clouds and sunshine this afternoon, leading to highs around 64 degrees, our warmest day of the week. Today's average high is 47.
Snow Goose Migration
STEVENS, Pennsylvania — We'll take you to the Pennsylvania Game Commission Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area during the annual snow goose migration. This is one of the best places in the country to take in the sights and sounds of the amazing migration.
Man sentenced for DUI crash into tree that killed 19-year-old woman
A 37-year-old man was sentenced to a minimum of 1.5 years in prison after crashing into a tree in a crash that killed a 19-year-old woman and injured two others in 2021, including a juvenile. Jeremy Leonard, of Paradise Township in Lancaster County, pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle, aggravated...
Bryn Mawr Chef Has Become the Go-to Expert for Authentic Spanish Cuisine
Veronica Fitzgerald makes her empanadas by hand and does her deep-frying on site. You can ask to have your empanadas stuffed with pork, cheese, vegetables, short rib and potato, or Mexican-style chicken. Veronica Fitzgerald, born in Ecuador, but now living in Bryn Mawr, has become the Main Line expert on...
Local Traffic Alert: Bridge Replacements on Route 741, Maple Shade Road, and Walnut Run Road to Begin Soon
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has started a bridge replacement project on Route 741 (Strasburg Road) in Paradise Township, Lancaster County. The bridge, over Eshleman Run, will close on March 11, weather permitting. A detour, lasting about 69 days, will use Belmont Road and Route 896. A temporary traffic light will be set up at the Belmont Road and Route 896 intersection during the detour.