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Sheriff Deputy Angel Laviena’s empathy for county residents needing help is one of the prime reasons he was chosen for the honor.
The House Economic Recovery Task Force will focus on the state’s “homegrown assets, aligning them with opportunities for growth.
Former Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh, 88, died of natural causes on New Year’s Eve at a private nursing home outside of Pittsburgh.
Despite a series of vetoes from Governor Tom Wolf this year in his tug-of-war with Republicans, the General Assembly managed…
Expiration dates for commercial learners permits and driver licenses have been extended for Pennsylvania residents, the state announced this week.
An analysis of data pulled from DoS/SURE system records indicate 6.7 million residents voted on Nov. 3 but more than 6.9 million ballots were counted.
Dennis Schmaltz will fill the remaining year of the 4th Ward seat vacated by former Chambersburg Councilman Amer Chaudhry last…
Franklin County received $14 million in the form of a block grant to help address the impacts and critical needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The resolution comes as the nation awaits a SCOTUS ruling on Texas v. Pennsylvania, a lawsuit attempting to throw out nail-in ballots in the Keystone State.
New restrictions that begin tomorrow and will be in place until January 4 are Gov. Tom Wolf’s attempt to slow…
Given that the House won’t meet before the Electoral College gathers to pick the next president House Republicans will not return to session this year, a move that appears to preclude any possibility of lawmakers interceding in the 2020 election.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Saturday threw out a case brought by Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly seeking to overturn about 2.6 million mail-in ballots cast in the Nov. 3 election.
Whispers of his desire to claim the state’s top post emerged into public view thanks to a hearing held Wednesday by Senate Republicans at his behest.
The total property tax millage rate remains unchanged at 29.1 mills. This rate consists of general operating millage of 25.0 and debt service millage of 4.1.
The nomination form describes her as hardworking, an outside-of-the-box thinker, honest and trustworthy.
U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann dismissed the Trump campaign’s lawsuit that claimed widespread fraud was at the root of presumed President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the Keystone State.
Businessman Amer Chaudhry and his family moved this month, prompting his resignation from Chambersburg Borough Council. Chaudhry has represented the…
Closures will be in effect Thursday, November 26, through Friday, November 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The LBFC audit would examine the process of recording and counting the ballots to both confirm the accuracy of the results as well as providing suggestions on how the process might be improved.