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Middletown police arrest man charged with device access fraud

hafer.JPG Daniel Hafer of Middletown was arrested for charged filed in March, alleging he stole a credit card from a woman's purse and used it to withdraw money from an ATM. Police have confirmed the allegation, and a preliminary hearing was held November 13. Hafer's charges include two counts of

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 14:13:01

Christmas tree arrives in downtown Middletown; it's bigger than last year's

Twenty-one feet at its widest point, Middletown's 2017 Christmas tree would have qualified as a wide load as it was making its way down Union Street being led by a borough police escort with lights a-flashing on Friday, Nov. 16. But as Mayor James H. Curry III put it, "nobody does Christmas like Mid

PRESSANDJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-17 21:13:43

Update: Officer's name released in fatal shooting

A two-vehicle collision closed the 6800 block of Moulstown Road in Heidelberg Township Saturday morning. According to police, a Honda CRV tried to follow a right hand curve in the road when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Honda Civic. Three adults were hospitalized, and a th

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 14:35:23

Police seek hit-and-run driver in Heidelberg Township

Police are seeking the driver a vehicle, believed to be a white Subaru, that crashed into a utility pole in Heidelberg Township before driving away on Friday morning. The accident occurred at 7:23 a.m. Friday on Michters Road, south of Donahue Lane. For unknown reasons, the driver left the roadway a

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 17:44:14

Gettysburg Remembrance Parade steps off without a hitch

Security at the parade had increased after police say someone sent a 'credible threat' to the Gettysburg Times newspaper. The event is held every November to commemorate the establishment of the Soldier's National Cemetery on Remembrance Day, following the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. People from

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 11:16:11

Police seek information on credit card thief

Susquehanna Township police need help identifying a man accused of stealing credit cards from two lockers at Gold's Gym on Linglestown Road. According to police, the theft occurred on November 9th. The man took the cards, and then used them to make multiple purchases at a variety of retail location

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 09:53:20

Harlem Globetrotter, Harrisburg native holds turkey giveaway

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) A Harlem Globetrotter and Harrisburg native is making sure people in the community he grew up in have a turkey to eat on Thanksgiving. He had more than 100 turkeys to give away. "Like Harlem Globetrotters, it doesn't matter what race, culture, ethnicity, gender, political affi

ABC27.COM - 2017-11-19 08:15:04

Strong winds bring possible power outages, downed trees through morning

A wind advisory is in effect through noon today as strong winds pummel much of central Pennsylvania. Gusts of up to 40 or 50 mph are possible, and could blow down limbs, trees and power lines, according to the National Weather Service at State College. According to the PPL outage map, there are 1,64

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 12:37:27

Jackson High locked down over social media post

Jackson High School was locked down Friday morning over what school officials said turned out to be an apparent prank on social media. Two students reportedly involved in the social media post - neither of whom were on campus Friday morning - were detained by law enforcement officers by 9 a.m., Butt


Daughtry Students 'swamp' school

A frog and a mosquito, surrounded by pollywogs, exit the stage after the Nov. 16 performance of "Swamped" by the Daughtry Elementary School chorus. (Staff Photo: Sherri Ellington) Daughtry Elementary School chorus students dressed as all kinds of swamp denizens talk about cooperation despite one's d

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-11-17 21:48:00

Schools thank workers with Thanksgiving luncheon

Firefighters, law enforcement officers and local government officials turned out for the Butts County School System's annual Thanksgiving luncheon for emergency workers. Turkey, dressing and all the fixings were served Nov. 9 at all five cafeterias. "We are grateful for each of your organizations an

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-11-17 20:36:00

Local resident completes service through AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps recently announced Tiffany Ray of Jackson has completed 10 months of service with FEMA Corps, a program under AmeriCorps' National Civilian Community Corps and part of the Corporation for National and Community Service. A special graduation ceremony was held in Houston, Texas, Nov. 15 to


Kindergartener donates books to school media center

Kindergartener Kara Colwell wanted to make her school a better place, so she used her allowance to buy the school media center two books. Colwell chose to buy books after asking to speak to Daughtry Elementary School Principal Fran Dundore, school Instructional Coach Meg Bobbitt said. "She had saved


Jackson Lake Realtor honored at national conference

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - National real estate awards recently announced by Lake Homes Realty include Jackson Lake real estate agent Wally Cawthon as a winner of the Lake Homes Realty Big Wave Award. Lake Homes Realty CEO Glenn Phillips said, "Wally has made an impressive impact on the Jackson Lake real es


Henry County to celebrate holiday season with tree lighting events, parade

McDONOUGH - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Henry County, and holiday celebrations are in full swing heading into the week of Thanksgiving. Even if the weather of late has you and your loved ones bundling up one minute and lathering on sunscreen the next, a host of groups and gove


3 arrested after double murder; 1 still sought

WALTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have arrested three men after two people were shot to death at a Walton County home Thursday afternoon. A fourth suspect is believed to be on the run. According to the Walton County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to a home on East Hightower Trial in Social Cir

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-18 12:19:00

New to Town: Liz meets a skunk

COLUMBUS - Margot the wonder car has been treating me quite well. The two of us have been gallivanting around Columbus and other regions. Gone are the days of worrying about where I'm going to break down, or if I'm going to break down. The radio works, unlike the last car, which means I have been sp

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

New director says library poised for 'really exciting things'

COLUMBUS - Experience, enthusiasm and an emphasis on customer service landed Laura Whitehead a job as the city's next library director. The Columbus Public Library Board voted this month to offer the position to the 48-year-old northeast Nebraska native and current branch manager at a library in Wac

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-11-19 14:08:00

Optimist Club honors local students

COLUMBUS - Local high school seniors who shine in and out of the classroom were recognized for their accomplishments. The honor highlighted their academic achievements, as well as extracurricular work and volunteer efforts in the community. The Columbus Optimist Club acknowledged two students each f

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-11-18 03:30:00

Dworaks recognized for long history of giving

COLUMBUS - Don and Judy Dworak live their lives by a simple lesson. "We were taught to share if you can share," Don said. The couple have been doing just that in numerous ways, impacting both the community and state. For their contributions, the Dworaks were selected as the 2017 Distinguished Philan

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-11-18 02:45:00