| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioner Robert L. “Bob” Thomas said he has been receiving good news as he recovers from a bone-marrow transplant.
Thomas, who has myelodysplastic syndrome, wrote in an email that his blood counts are increasing...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:03 PM
The cause of a fire that destroyed a new barn on the Hollenshead Farm on Fort Loudon Road in Peters Township is still under investigation, a fire marshal said Tuesday.
“No determination has been made (about the cause) at this point,”...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Nicolette Schmidt of Redfield was fifth in the 1,600-meter run in a personal best time of 5:14.32 at the 37th annual Hershey’s Track and Field North American Final Saturday in Hershey, Pa.
Event winner Tatiana Del Valle of Puerto Rico won the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:47 AM
It was a monumental moment in Hershey, Pennsylvania last night (8/1), as the Rascal Flatts and Journey joined forces for the first of two co-headlining shows. The groups first performed together on the 2012 CMT Music Awards, and it seems like the fun...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Howard L. “Jake” Roland, 82, of Greencastle, Pa., died Sunday, July 28, 2013, in Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle. The service will be Wednesday...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Democratic Pennsyvlania governor candidate John Hanger rolled into Somerset County Friday on a school bus as he promotes his "Save our Schools" plan.
Hanger, former secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection, has been traveling on his...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:22 AM
One generous (and very luck) Dave Matthews fan was well-rewarded for her kindness when she saw and picked up her favorite rocker from the side of the road on the way to see him perform Saturday in Hershey, PA. Emily Kraus and her boyfriend happened to see...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Nicolette Schmidt of Redfield has qualified for the 1,600-meter run in the 37th annual Hershey’s Track and Field North American Final Aug. 3 in Hershey, Pa.
Schmidt placed fourth in the nation in the 800-meter run in 2011. At the 2013 State A...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Alfred R. "Jim" Decker Jr., 76, of Warfordsburg, Pa., went to join the love of his life on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa.
Born Aug. 20, 1936, in Bethel Township Fulton County, Pa., he was the son of the late...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Waynesboro teenager Courtney Sprenkle-Shelly learned a lot about bone marrow in the years she fought leukemia, but one day she posed a question about it to her mother.
“She said, ‘Why don’t we ever have drives?’” recalled...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Abbie Winkelmann held a human brain in her hands Monday.
The organ was not pink and soft, as the 15-year-old expected, but rather small, brown and hard, due partly to the chemicals used to preserve it.
“It was really neat to hold,” said...