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3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Perry County Crime Stoppers seeks information on theft of tools from Juniata Twp. home

State police and Perry County Crime Stoppers are seeking information from the public on a burglary that was reported last month in Juniata Township.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

PennLive.com

Concert at Lupfers Grove benefits local DAV chapter

Lynn Van Leaven has her fingers crossed, hoping for good weather on Aug. 2 when county concertgoers and philanthropists are to gather around the stage at Lupfers Grove in Shermans Dale to raise money for needy veterans.

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Related Topix: Shermans Dale, PA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Newport, PA

PennLive.com

PennDOT delays rock-slide project along Routes 11/15

An influx of Perry and Cumberland county roadwork projects has led PennDOT to postpone a planned Marysville area rock slope project.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, PA, Marysville, PA

PennLive.com

Fierce storm collapses ceiling of Watts Twp. home

A powerful storm roared across Perry County on July 8, downing trees and utility poles and trapping one young woman beneath a collapsed ceiling in her Watts Twp.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Home Listing, Home, Natural Disasters, Weather

Lewistown Sentinel

Juniata River cleanup planned

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful, Keep Juniata County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of Mifflin County and Keep Perry County Beautiful will be hosting a month-long, four-county cleanup initiative along the Juniata River.

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Related Topix: Huntingdon County, PA, Juniata County, PA, Mifflin County, PA, Thompsontown, PA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Police blotter, 7/17: Philhaven escapee found at Gretna Glen

A 20-year-old man from York escaped from Philhaven, 283 S. Butler Road, West Cornwall Township, around noon Thursday but was found a short time later at Gretna Glen church campground along Old Mine Road, Cornwall police Chief Bruce Harris said.

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Related Topix: York, PA, Cornwall, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Cleona, PA, Duncannon, PA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

ABC 27

Coroner: Body found in Perry County, male died of gunshot wound

Officials say a body found in Perry County in May is that of a male that died of a gunshot wound but the details about the wound are unclear.

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Related Topix: Newport, PA, Carlisle, PA

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Police: Remains found in Perry County related to homicide

The remains were found on state game lands in Rye Township, Perry County. State police don't know how long he was left there or who put him there.

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PennLive.com

Man found in State Game Lands in Perry County died of gunshot wound

The man died of a gunshot wound, and was between ages 45-70, police said a forensic anthropologist has determined.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

PennLive.com

Remembering Gary Wright: 'truly loving, generous, compassionate human being',

Wright, 67, died July 9 at his home in Buffalo Township, Perry County, as the result of a farming accident.

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ABC 27

State police search for Unimart robber

Troopers said the male suspect displayed a gun and demanded cash from the clerk.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, PA, State Prisons, Prison, Harrisburg, PA

PennLive.com

Susquenita School Board readjusts its final budget for 2014-15

Faced with a controversy about how assessed values were computed, the board on June 26 adopted a "new" final budget, which includes a .066 mill decrease for Perry County residents living within the district and an .822 mill increase for Reed Twp., Dauphin County residents.

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Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

ABC 27

Perry countians clean up after second round of storms

Many are still cleaning up after the straight line winds that moved through the area Tuesday night, followed by a smaller storm on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, Cumberland County, PA, State Prisons, Prison

PennLive.com

Harrisburg man charged in killing of Erica Klinger

Erica Lynn Klinger, 27, was reported missing June 8 after last being seen at Kwik Fill gas station in Silver Spring Township where she worked.

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PennLive.com

Harrisburg man charged in killing of Erica Klinger

Erica Lynn Klinger, 27, was reported missing June 8 after last being seen at Kwik Fill gas station in Silver Spring Township where she worked.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC 27

No tornado in Perry County, storm experts say

The National Weather Service says it was straight-line winds, not a tornado, that damaged a Perry County home and brought down trees and utility poles near New Buffalo during Tuesday's storm.

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Related Topix: Weather, New Buffalo, PA

ABC 27

Thousands remain without power following strong storms

Tens of thousands of people remain without power across central Pennsylvania following a strong path of storms Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, PA, Dauphin County, PA, Lancaster County, PA, York County, PA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

PennLive.com

Authorities expected to announce arrest related to Erica Lynn Klinger case at news conference Tuesday afternoon

Erica Lynn Klinger, 27, was reported missing June 8 after last being seen at the Silver Spring Township gas station where she worked.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Road section to be named for Sgt. Tim Hayslett

Harrisburg >> A section of Pa. 233 near Newville is to be named in honor of a local soldier was killed in Iraq more than a decade ago.

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Related Topix: Newville, PA, Cumberland County, PA, Iraq, World News, US Military, US Army, Fort Indiantown Gap, Opinion

Lewistown Sentinel

Perry County high-speed chase ends in crash

A Mifflintown man faces multiple charges after he led authorities on a high-speed chase through Perry County, according to a report issued by Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown.

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Related Topix: Mifflintown, PA, Lewistown, PA, Newport, PA

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