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.
Trial underway for first of two men charged with murder of Lebanon man during botched robbery of his drug-dealing son
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.
Crash in front of Batdorf briefly closes Route 422 in Annville
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.
Jonestown man suspected of driving drunk in crash that killed Central Dauphin senior
Police said that Richard Lee Via of Jonestown crossed the double yellow line before hitting and killing Harrison Fenstemaker, who was riding a motorcycle.
Horsham-based 111th Attack Wing leaves Gap for South Carolina to assist with Florence recovery
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.
Cleared of all allegations: Lebanon county native Kevin C. Rhoades, former Harrisburg diocese bishop
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.
New census data shows Lebanon just slightly wealthier but more impoverished
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.
Lebanon Valley College and Caron Treatment Centers announce recovery house option
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.
Don’t mind the Gap: Any loud booms this week are probably from mortar training
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.
Assessing the damage after yesterday’s historic flooding in Lebanon County (Photo roundup)
Yesterday’s rainstorms broke records, according to local weather service Lebanon County Weather, which shared stats in a Facebook update this morning.
Heavy rains cause flooding in northern Lebanon County
Turn around, don’t drown.
How much hotter is Lebanon than when you were born?
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.
Branch from centuries-old elm tree falls in Lebanon City
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.
Volunteer suspected of embezzlement from multiple area youth sports groups, no charges yet
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.
LVC kicks off 152nd year by dedicating new Arnold Health Professions Pavilion, holds convocation today
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.