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Md. officers learning to combat animal cruelty, fighting

March 27, 2015

HAGERTOWN, Md. (AP) — About two dozen law enforcement officers and veterinarians are gathering in Hagerstown to learn how to combat animal cruelty and animal fighting. more »»

Prosecutor: 13 charged in heroin distribution from NYC

March 27, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says 13 men and women have been charged with distributing heroin from New York City into the Hudson Valley, Long Island and Pennsylvania. more »»

Victim's mom to confront man with bodies in yard

March 27, 2015

Geraldine Kerkowski knows the northeastern Pennsylvania man convicted of strangling her son probably won't care when she tells him exactly what she thinks of him. more »»

School board: Disabled student can use faculty restroom

March 27, 2015

MUNHALL, Pa. (AP) — A school board in western Pennsylvania has voted unanimously to deny a grievance brought by teachers seeking to prevent a special needs student from using a faculty restroom. more »»

Worker struck by new roller coaster during testing at park

March 26, 2015

ELYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A worker is recovering from a broken hand and staples in his head after being struck by a newly built roller coaster during testing at a Pennsylvania amusement park. more »»

Former NFL great Bednarik remembered at viewing in hometown

March 26, 2015

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik is being remembered as a major figure in the history of the NFL and one of the Philadelphia Eagles' greatest players. more »»

Court rejects appeal of priest who died fighting conviction

March 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A state appellate court has rejected the appeal of a Roman Catholic priest who died in prison while serving time in a Philadelphia abuse case.

The Re. more »»

Former informant: Pedophile admitted molesting Etan Patz

March 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A former jailhouse informant testified Thursday that someone other than the man on trial for killing 6-year-old Etan Patz admitted decades ago to kidnapping and molesting him. more »»

Police: Mother faked cancer during child abuse investigation

March 26, 2015

BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) — A 26-year-old suburban Philadelphia woman is accused of faking cancer to gain sympathy during a child abuse investigation. more »»

Safety agency seeks fine in roofer's electrocution death

March 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A defunct Pennsylvania company faces nearly $68,000 in federal workplace safety fines for the electrocution death of a roofer — and for sending another worker to finish the job... more »»

Teen gets up to 80 years for attack on Lehigh U. student

March 26, 2015

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A 17-year-old who broke into an apartment and attempted to rape and kill a Lehigh University student last July has been sentenced to 28½ to 80 years in prison. more »»

Political consultant sues David Axelrod over book claim

March 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A political operative has sued presidential campaign adviser David Axelrod over Axelrod's claim that he came up with the strategy that saved an embattled Philadelphia mayor in... more »»

Suburban Philly police suspect foul play in missing mom case

March 26, 2015

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Investigators believe a suburban Philadelphia woman missing for nearly a year is the victim of foul play. more »»

Pitt-Johnstown student charged with rape in dorm room

March 26, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A student at the University of Pittsburgh's Johnstown campus has been charged with raping a female student in her dorm room in January. more »»

Worker struck, injured while testing Knoebels roller coaster

March 26, 2015

ELYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A worker is getting hospital treatment after being struck by a new roller coaster during testing at a central Pennsylvania amusement park. more »»


Area fish dinners and seafood buffets March 27, 2015

All-you-can-eat seafood buffet, 4 to 7 p.m., St. Patrick's School Hall, 731 Patrick Lane, Newry. The cost is $11.25 for ages 13 to 55, $10.25 for ages 56 and older, $6 for ages 5 to 12, free for ages 4 and younger and $12 for takeouts. more »

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