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.