Survey: Aging America Comes With Greater Sense of Duty by Children

Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts Sciences says, “The family is very actively involved in supporting both the elderly and the young. It’s a challenging task and it’s going to get more challenging.” Article source: http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/penn-in-the-news/survey-aging-america-comes-greater-sense-duty-children

Security Measures in Place For Waldameer Holiday Traffic

MILLCREEK— You’ll see extra security measures at Waldameer Park this Memorial Day weekend. “We have two young full-time [workers], who walk as security and they walk through the park,” says Paul Nelson, CEO of Waldameer Park and Waterworld. “If they see anything that they think will cause trouble, the Millcreek Township Police will immediately come […]

Superheroes invade downtown Harrisburg Saturday

Hundreds of families attended the first annual Superhero Weekend in downtown Harrisburg Saturday afternoon, May 23, 2015. With N. 2nd St. blocked off from Market to Walnut Streets Superman, Spiderman and Captain America were seen walking the street, posing with kids and doing, well, what superheroes do, making lives better. Children dressed up as their favorite […]

Woman accused of setting Silver Spring Twp. man on fire arrested in Harrisburg

The woman accused of setting a man on fire and then fleeing in his van was arrested by Harrisburg police Saturday night.  Christina Leach, 27, was arrested at 9:30 p.m. on the 1000 block of Mulberry Street, said police Sgt. Gabriel Olivera in an email. Earlier in the day, Leach offered to give a man a […]

$5,000 in damage done to Harrisburg school building

About $5,000 of damage was done to a Harrisburg school building Saturday afternoon. Police were called to William Penn School for a reported burglary after two workers encountered between four and five men walking through the school around 2:05 p.m., said Harrisburg police Sgt. Gabriel Olivera in an email.  They confronted the men as they exited […]

Woman sets man on fire after offering massage, police say

Police are searching for a 27-year-old woman after they say she doused a man in flammable liquid and lit him on fire.  Christina Leach, whose last known address was in Dauphin County, offered to give a man a massage at a home on the 7100 block of Wertzville Road, said Silver Spring Township police Sgt. Leroy […]

Is it safe to start naming things for Joe Paterno again? One PA lawmaker thinks so

A Pennsylvania lawmaker seems to think it’s time to reclaim Joe Paterno’s legacy from its post-Sandusky purgatory. Rep. Michael Regan, a Republican from Northern York County, plans to introduce a bill soon that, if passed, would see the Pennsylvania Turnpike bridge over the Susquehanna River named the Joseph V. Paterno Memorial Bridge. PennLive’s attempts to […]

Adrian Robinson Jr. funeral arrangements announced

Funeral arrangements for Adrian Robinson Jr. have been scheduled for Wednesday in Susquehanna Township. Services for Robinson are scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church at 212 North Progress Avenue, according to an obituary from the Hooper Memorial Home. A viewing will be held prior to the service at 10 a.m. Officials from the Hooper Memorial Home […]