With unseasonably warm weather and an especially wet summer, the West Nile threat in Lebanon County this summer has been both longer and more pronounced than in previous seasons.
With a guilty plea for all counts except those involving conspiracy, Scott Kirchner II ended the Commonwealth’s case against him and now awaits sentencing scheduled for October 17.
Fort Indiantown Gap is once again a frontier of sorts with the forested area serving as a major barrier preventing the further spread of the invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly.
The trial for one of the men charged with the murder of Lebanon man last year began yesterday at the Municipal Building with jury selection under the judgeship of Samuel Kline.
A vehicle collision on Route 422 this morning briefly shut down the road while rescue crews moved the vehicles and removed an individual who had been pinned into one of the cars by the force of the impact.
Police said that Richard Lee Via of Jonestown crossed the double yellow line before hitting and killing Harrison Fenstemaker, who was riding a motorcycle.
According to a military press release, airmen from the Horsham-based 111th Attack Wing of the Pennsylvania National Guard left Fort Indiantown Gap today for McEntire Joint National Guard Base, near Columbia, South Carolina, where they will assist in Florence rescue and recovery efforts.
In a press release this morning Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo cleared Kevin C. Rhoades of all outstanding allegations regarding potential sexual abuse while in his former position as bishop of the Roman Catholic Church’s Harrisburg Diocese.
In new reports by the United States Census Bureau, Lebanon County’s median income and the percentage of its residents living beneath the poverty line both saw slight changes compared to 2016.
In an op-ed for the Patriot News, Lebanon Valley College President Lewis E. Thayne announced a new program in which students recovering from drug addiction will live in a special Collegiate Recovery House staffed by a Caron employee.
Fort Indiantown Gap will be holding mortar and demolitions training this month, with the mortar training this weekend September 7-9 and the demolitions training on September 19. These training events will take place between the hours of 8am to 11pm.
Yesterday’s rainstorms broke records, according to local weather service Lebanon County Weather, which shared stats in a Facebook update this morning.
Turn around, don’t drown.
The New York Times has an interactive feature up today that lets you explore how much hotter your hometown is today than when you were born.
Overnight the Lebanon City Fire Department led cleanup of a large fallen branch from an elm tree in downtown Lebanon that neighbors say was over 300 years old. The tree caused damage to two houses and a van.
According to a report by the Lebanon Daily News, a case of embezzlement discovered in the books of the Ebenezer-Union Canal Soccer Club may be one in a string of fraudulent activity carried out by an as-of-yet unnamed volunteer.
In Facebook posts yesterday, Kauffman’s Produce and the Lebanon Farmers Market announced a parting of ways with the locally-based produce vendor discontinuing operations at the market location.
As part of fall convocation activities, Lebanon Valley College just celebrated the official opening of its new Jeanne and Edward H. Arnold Health Professions Pavilion.
Yesterday Gov. Tom Wolf announced the first-ever Pennsylvania LGBTQ Affairs Commission, and named Lebanon Valley College alum & former staffer Todd Snovel as executive director of the 40-person group.
Lenfest’s path into the Pennsylvania pantheon evokes Horatio Alger, and surprisingly enough, it has a major stop in Lebanon, PA.
In a stunning move this week, the Diocese of Harrisburg published a letter that identified 71 clergy accused of abuse. None of the men are actively involved with the church, and some are dead, including former Lebanon Catholic Philips DeChico.
Within the next two years, Lebanon County will become home to one of the nation’s most popular new cash crops – marijuana.
In a report by the Lebanon Daily News, approval of the Palmyra Borough Council was noted for the Sheetz at 811 E. Main Street to begin selling beer out of its current “soda cave”, which would be renamed a “beer cave” once the liquor license transfer is complete.
July 14th will mark the 100th anniversary of Quentin Roosevelt’s death. The youngest son of former president Theodore Roosevelt, Quentin died in a dogfight over France, where he was buried by German forces with a makeshift grave of saplings and wire from his plane (a Nieuport 28).
As construction of the Mariner East Pipeline proceeds throughout Pennsylvania, a quiet crisis may be emerging underneath Snitz Creek, the tributary of the Quittapahilla that runs through downtown Lebanon.
In a report by the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Samantha Melamed, Palmyra woman Athena Remlinger shared her claims that she was shackled to a bed at Hershey Medical Center and given medicine that induced pregnancy, despite her explicit requests to the contrary.