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7 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Decade-old Upper Allen Twp. theft case over cell phone account ends in probation sentence

An Enola woman was sentenced Tuesday to more than a year of probation for using another person's name and social security number to open of a cell phone account over a decade ago.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Enola, PA, Social Security, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 23, 2014

PennLive.com

Camp Hill bicyclist wins 'Dump the Pump' contest

LeeMarie Fisher of Camp Hill bicycles weekly to her job at Holy Spirit Health System in Cumberland County.

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Related Topix: Camp Hill, PA

PennLive.com

Rising inmate population, staffing costs, plague Cumberland County Prison

Increasing costs at the Cumberland County Prison may be locking up the county's efforts to save money all around.

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Related Topix: Prison

WFMZ

Speed limit upped to 70 mph on Pennsylvania Turnpike between Morgantown, Blue Mountain

The turnpike commission unveiled roads signs Wednesday morning, officially increasing the speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph for the first time in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Morgantown, PA, Reading, PA, Berks County, PA

PennLive.com

Cumberland County man, 20, accused of sexually assaulting girl, 14, near Dickinson Twp. watering hole

Cofer Norman Lybrand, 20, of Dickinson Township, is charged with several felony sex crimes after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

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PennLive.com

Accident slowing traffic on Interstate 81 south in Cumberland County

The accident occurred at about 9:20 a.m. near mile marker 56 in Silver Spring Township, just south of the exit for Route 114, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Border children to arrive at Mechanicsburg shelter

The federal government is looking to place tens of thousands of children who have come across the border in the past year, and some will be coming to a Cumberland County children's home.

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Related Topix: Mechanicsburg, PA, Camp Hill, PA

PennLive.com

Accused Carlisle shooter sentenced on unrelated firearms charge

A North Middleton Township man will serve at least three years in state prison on a firearms charge, but this likely won't be the last time Warren G. Bennett II appears before a Cumberland County judge.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

WPMT-TV York

Route 34 repair in southern Cumberland County begins

PennDOT says preparatory work begins Wednesday, July 23 on a 5-mile section of Route 34 in Dickinson and South Middleton townships, Cumberland County.

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Related Topix: Annville, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Mount Holly Springs, PA

PennLive.com

Newville man allowed to file appeal after deadline for 40 to 120-year sexual-abuse sentence

The 73-year-old Newville man who was sentenced to a term that is effectively life in state prison for the sexual abuse of four children wants to have a new trial.

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Related Topix: Newville, PA, State Prisons, Prison

PennLive.com

Remembering Dr. Robert Lonergan Jr.: 'one class act and a gifted physician'

His family in his obituary said he developed a technique that allowed for minimally invasive surgery, that has become the standard of care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University, Dauphin County, PA, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The York Daily Record

These 6 links capture a big Williams Grove racing weekend

This past weekend at The Grove brought together The World of Outlaws and the Pennsylvania Posse to the 75-year-old Cumberland County speedway.

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Related Topix: The World of, Alternative-Rock

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Susquehanna Valley group to house children caught-up in border crisis

Some of the unaccompanied children at the center of the border crisis, who are mostly from Central America, will be given temporary housing in Cumberland County.

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ABC 27

Work to close 2 roads in Silver Spring Township

Silver Spring Township will be closing access to Woods Drive at the intersection of Route 114 for a signalization project beginning July 28. The east and west sides of Woods Drive will be closed until around October 15, according to a township news release.

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Related Topix: New Cumberland, PA

PennLive.com

Williams Grove Speedway not liable for driver's injuries, Cumberland County jury rules

John Westbrook, center, leaves the Cumberland County Courthouse in Carlisle with his family on July 17, 2014.

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ABC 27

New Cumberland man suspected of DUI with children in car

A New Cumberland man faces DUI charges after police say they stopped him for weaving dangerously and found he had his two children in his vehicle.

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Related Topix: New Cumberland, PA, Wormleysburg, PA, Harrisburg, PA

PennLive.com

Police seek information on attempted child abduction in Cumberland County

Police in Middlesex Township issued a call for the public's help Monday as they continue investigating a attempted child abduction in the Country Manor Mobile Home Park.

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PennLive.com

Getty Mart, Dairy Queen and other Cumberland County restaurant inspections: June 22-28.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture oversees restaurant inspections in the state.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

The Shippensburg Community Fair

Summertime was made for good olde-fashioned community fun fairs and festivals, so it's only " fair " to spend your time at a fair.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Pennsylvania, Horse, Pets

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WPMT-TV York

AmeriChoice holds Family Fun Day

Nearly 200 people enjoyed a Family Fun Day in Cumberland County on Saturday, thanks to AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union.

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