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2013-08-06 16:25:34

Olympic-style sporting competition to be held in York County next July YORK, Pa., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In less than one year, more than 2,000 first-responders will travel to York County, PA to compete in the 2014 York Can-Am Police-Fire Games, happening July 13-20, 2014. This Olympic-style event is held every other year in different host cities throughout the United States and Canada. The 2014 York Can-Am Police-Fire Games will mark the first time this...

2012-09-26 06:25:18

Two Alternates Hail from Susquehanna, Centre Counties HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maria Jo Noble of Gillett, Bradford County, was crowned the 56(th) Pennsylvania Dairy Princess on Sept. 22, after a three-day competition with 30 county dairy princesses. Noble is the 18-year-old daughter of Stuart and Elaine Noble. She was crowned by outgoing state princess Gabrielle Murphy of York County. Contestants were judged on speaking skills, dairy industry...

2012-05-09 10:21:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officers (WCOs) Rodney P. Mee and Rob Minnich recently filed charges on two Tioga County residents for a weekend poaching spree in which a total of eight whitetail deer were found shot and left lay to rot. Beginning on Friday morning, Feb. 24, through Monday morning, Feb. 27, Zachary Ryan Zimmers, 21, and Michael Wayne Hinman, 24, both of Morris Run, were out driving around, spotting...

2011-12-28 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced it is awarding a $35,000 grant to fund a project in York County that will help integrate water resource planning activities and streamline permitting processes related to water resources management. The project, developed by the York County Planning Commission, will "web enable" the York County Integrated Water Resources Plan (IWRP). They will also make it available as a...

2011-06-09 10:12:00

LAUREL, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continuing effort to provide the best wireless service for local residents in York County, Virginia, Verizon Wireless has completed work that increases the 3G data handling capacity of its network in the city of Poquoson. Expanded 3G data capacity in York County lets more customers using tablets, laptops or smartphones instantly download the latest apps, music, videos or 3D games; rapidly browse the Web to keep up with news, sports, stock...

2011-06-07 12:41:00

Featuring 20 NEW Tours and Attractions YORK, Pa., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- York County's Annual Made in America Tours Event, June 22-25, 2011, invites you behind the scenes at more than 40+ FREE tours and attractions to discover how America's favorite products are crafted in the Factory Tour Capital of the World! Let your senses soar as you taste, touch and tour! Your mouth will water as you watch tasty treats become coated in chocolate at Wolfgang Candy, voted one of the...

2011-01-20 00:00:53

Infolinx WEB and Laserfiche Partner to Provide York County Archives Solution Kensington, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011 Today, Infolinx announced that the York County Archives (a department of the York County Government in Pennsylvania) implemented the Infolinx WEB Records Management Software with an interface to Laserfiche's Document Management Software. The Archives stores records for over 40 different county offices from various time periods throughout the past 250 years in York...

2010-07-01 12:53:00

YORK, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Eugene Sponseller Jr., 19, of East Berlin, Adams County, was found guilty and sentenced to pay $1,100 in fines and $5,000 in replacement costs for the unlawful poaching of a trophy-class white-tailed deer in York County, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials. The sentence was handed down, on June 29, by Senior Magisterial District Judge Roger Estep, after a hearing in West Manchester Township, York County. Sponseller also...

2010-06-01 09:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that York County residents who need to contact one of the agency's three full-time Wildlife Conservation Officers should direct their inquiries to the Southcentral Region Office, headquartered in Huntingdon, Huntingdon County. Calls for WCO services would include those seeking to report a hunting or trapping violations or violations against wildlife, requesting a...

2010-05-11 13:58:00

READING, Pa., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced that Roy Gordon Lovell, 74, of Glen Rock pled guilty to one count of the unlawful killing of a Canada goose and one count of false or fraudulent statements to an officer on April 28. The charges stemmed from an incident on April 20, in Codorus Township, York County. "Although there is a lawful hunting season for the taking of Canada geese, the violation occurred during the closed...