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New Microtel Inn & Suites opens in the Carlisle area

Four Carlisle natives have opened a new hotel in the Carlisle area. Robert Frey, his brother David Frey, William Morris Kronenberg and Robert Yentzer have jointly opened the newly constructed Microtel by Wyndham Carlisle at 15 Westminster Drive in South Middleton Township. Robert Frey is the managin


King to be remembered at Carlisle event Sunday

Gathering under the theme of “Remember! Celebrate! Act!,” area residents will recall the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at an event on Carlisle’s Square Sunday afternoon.


Amtrak cancels trains for Keystone, Pennsylvanian services on Sunday

Amtrak has released a modified service schedule for Sunday, January 20 ahead of the potential winter weather:. Keystone Service (New York – Philadelphia – Harrisburg) trains 662, 664, 672, 661, 667 and 671 are canceled.


Harrisburg man accused of making bomb threats at high school, restaurants

A Harrisburg man faces more than a dozen felony charges after police said he used a cellphone to call in bomb threats to an area high school, as well as a number of fast food restaurants.


Closer look at plans to change PA Criminal Justice System

Harrisburg, Pa. - The state's top watchdog said plans that will change Pennsylvania's Criminal Justice System could not only benefit society, but also save taxpayers millions. Matt Heckel was live at the state capitol with the details.


Aides, supporters argue case with Carlisle School Board

Supporters of instructional aides gave the Carlisle Area School Board an education Thursday on what other options are available to close a projected $3 million-plus budget deficit.


Police investigating fatal crash on I-83 in Cumberland County

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — State Police are investigating a fatal crash on I-83 south at mile marker 40.4 in Lower Allen Township. Police were contacted about the crash just after 8:15 a.m.


Pennsylvania's oldest licensed tavern closes its doors Saturday night

BLUE BELL (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's oldest licensed restaurant and bar closes it's doors Saturday night. Luke Myers, bar manager at the Broad Axe Tavern, says the new owner of the restaurant had been running this historic business for a decade now.


N-C: Upcoming Community Events for Jan. 17

The Cumberland Valley Relief Center will host its 11th annual Quilt Show from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, Friday, Jan. 18, and Saturday, Jan. 19, at 4225 Molly Pitcher Highway in Chambersburg.


National Weather Service issues winter storm watch for Saturday snow

The National Weather Service in State College, looking beyond tonight’s expected snowfall, has issued a winter storm watch for Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon for Perry, Dauphin, Schuylkill, Lebanon, Cumberland, Adams, York, Franklin and Lancaster counties.


Sentinel police log for Jan. 17

State Police at Carlisle (717-249-2121) Jay Lamar Stauffer, 55, of Shippensburg, was charged with two felony counts of failure to comply with sex offense registration requirements after he did update and verify his address on Dec. 19.


Grocery store robot patrols aisles, spots spills

“Robo ‘cleanup’ in aisle three!” Some grocery stores in the U.S. are calling on robots in an attempt to keep their floors clean. Giant Food Stores has already piloted the wheeled robot, dubbed Marty, at its stores in Harrisburg and Carlisle, Pa. Earlier this week, the retail chain announced plans to


Weather Update: Light snow Thursday night, more snow Saturday night, sub-zero temperatures by Monday for Cumberland County

As Cumberland County residents brace for a higher probability of significant snowfall this weekend, they'll get a little taste of the white stuff tonight. The National Weather Service says light snow should start falling across the county around 5 p.m. today and continue until 5 a.m. Friday. The tot


Warming your car in your driveway could cost you up to $1,000 in these Central PA cities

No one likes getting in a cold car and it may seem innocent enough to warm your car up in the driveway. In these Central Pennsylvania cities, leaving your car unattended while it warms could cost you up to $1,000 in fines.


Local sports schedule for Jan. 17


Winter storm watch issued for Saturday in Cumberland County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch Saturday through Sunday for Cumberland County. The watch is in effect from 1 p.m. Saturday through 4 p.m. Sunday. NWS says snow followed by heavy mixed precipitation is possible for the region. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are


Police warning Carlisle residents after fraud via computer

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa.– Police are warning residents to be cautious after a fraud occurred in Carlisle Borough. On January 9, police were informed of a fraud that occurred in Carlisle.


Pennsylvania colleges begin posting hazing reports online

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania colleges and universities began posting online reports Tuesday on documented cases of hazing over the past five years, from forced drinking and toe-licking to the dunking of students in ice water, as required by a law passed as a result of the 2017 death of a Penn State fra


AARP offers free tax help

Volunteers from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) will provide free tax assistance to all taxpayers with middle and low income, with special attention to those ages 60 and older.


South Middleton parents discuss school start time swap

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. (WHTM) -- - South Middleton School District officials continued their talks about swapping school times for their elementary and secondary students on Thursday night.