Latest York County, Pennsylvania Stories

2011-06-24 02:16:00

BERWICK, Pa., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear plant in Luzerne County, Pa., resumed generating electricity Friday (6/24) after replacement of damaged turbine blades was completed. The turbine blade damage was found during an inspection conducted after similar damage was found on the Unit 2 turbine. The Susquehanna nuclear plant's two units produce electricity by boiling water to create steam that passes through turbines, each with hundreds of fanlike...

2011-06-15 15:25:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today signed into law House Bill 218, which designates a stretch of State Route 462 in York County as the Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway. The designation applies to the section of roadway from U.S. Route 30 in West Manchester Township to the point where it meets State Route 24 in Springettsbury Township. To read the full text of the bill signed into law today, visit the General Assembly's website at...

2011-05-10 10:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today named Bob Deffner as manager of Gifford Pinchot State Park, York County. He is former manager of the R.B. Winter State Park Complex in Union County. "Bob brings a solid administrative background to his latest state park assignment, and his enthusiasm and public relations skills will only improve the visitor experience at Gifford Pinchot," said Bureau of State Parks Director...

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