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Get outside -- adventure awaits in PA lakes, forests, parks

Jun. 19, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Just look at Pennsylvania’s numbers: 2.2 million acres of forestland; 140 state and national parks; home to part of the Appalachian Trail; and 2,500 lakes (including a Great Lake, by the way). And most of it is free. ...

Judge declines to dismiss charges in body in freezer case

Jun. 13, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge declined to dismiss some charges and suppress part of a statement by a woman accused of keeping her maternal grandmother’s remains in a freezer for a decade and a half and continuing to receive the dead woman’s Social Security checks for a portion...

Wedding dress made from German parachute goes to museum

May. 22, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Deany Keith had her hair curled and teased on a recent morning for her media appearances, an “it” girl at 93 years old. Tucked into a neat little apartment in Country Meadows retirement community, she’s the hottest name in...

Polling places run out of ballots in Pennsylvania primary

May. 18, 2021 23:21 PM EDT

Pennsylvania election officials ran out of ballots in several counties Tuesday amid higher-than-expected turnout for an off-year primary in which voters had a chance to weigh in on the governor's emergency powers. York, Delaware and a few other counties ran short, but...

Residents push back against sewer system sales, fearing cost

May. 17, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — Lisa Lilick and Carol Smith struggled to get fellow Conshohocken residents to pay attention to their campaign opposing the sale of the borough’s sewer system. Who wants to think about boring wastewater when there’s a pandemic going on? ...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

May. 05, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

Scranton Times-Tribune. May 3, 2021. Editorial: Pass Yaw bill to help farms get greener Pennsylvania has fallen far behind the pollution reduction goals it has agreed to in the multi-state and federal effort to revive Chesapeake Bay. Other governments...

Corrections official resigned over inmate abortion decision

Apr. 14, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska corrections official resigned in protest earlier this week after the department denied an inmate's request for an abortion. Hayden Thomas, who was the department's Americans With Disabilities Act coordinator since 2019, resigned Monday. ...

Nebraska prison inmate sues for right to get abortion

Apr. 09, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska prison inmate sued the state corrections department Friday, saying she was denied her constitutional right to get an abortion. The woman, identified as Jane Roe, asked a federal judge for an emergency order so she can get state-mandated...

Boy, 2, dies after being found in storm water tunnel

Apr. 05, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — A toddler died at a hospital after he was found in a storm water tunnel near his Pennsylvania home on Easter Sunday, authorities said. The York County coroner's office identified the victim as 2-year-old Kamdyn Torres of the borough of North York. ...

Flyers sign Michigan defenseman York to 3-year rookie deal

Mar. 31, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Cam York is foregoing his final two years at Michigan after the defenseman signed a three-year entry level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday. The contract comes into effect this season, the team said in announcing the move shortly...