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Mar. 25th, 2015 @ 6:44 pm
Hbg Mayor Papenfuse and lower parking fees. Video http://t.co/z0cSBTlANJ

Mar. 24th, 2015 @ 12:07 pm
Hummelstown police officer charged with criminal homicide. Video http://t.co/sw79HK4cgc

Mar. 24th, 2015 @ 10:42 pm
RT @ByChrisBrennan: .@VoteMartina205 wins 170th House District, setting of Republican celebrations and Democratic recriminations. http://t.…

Mar. 24th, 2015 @ 10:33 am
Recording PEDFA board meeting, Park Harrisburg budget review.

Mar. 24th, 2015 @ 6:55 pm
Hummelstown police officer charged with criminal homicide released on $250K bail. Video http://t.co/t12HMh3XGp

Mar. 24th, 2015 @ 4:52 pm
Attorneys for police officer Lisa Mearkle held a 4pm presser, video in a second. http://t.co/OI4FKXNb71

Mar. 24th, 2015 @ 2:29 pm
PSU President Eric Barron testifies before Senate appropriation committee. http://t.co/VtRvDwUOqP

Mar. 24th, 2015 @ 1:52 pm
RT @BseidersPhotog: Officer Mearkle has been taken away in handcuffs by @PAstatepolice troopers. http://t.co/4CkG9JUd9J http://t.co/hXWzpRo

Mar. 24th, 2015 @ 1:51 pm
RT @KNichols_abc27: Judge Witmer denies Ofc. Mearkle bail during arraignment on homicide charge for shooting and killing David Kassick duri…

Mar. 23rd, 2015 @ 12:29 pm
Recording Senate Majority Leader Corman at Pa Press Club. http://t.co/Z6i6QM2YCy

Mar. 23rd, 2015 @ 7:53 pm
@RoxburyNews And that should read parking.

Mar. 23rd, 2015 @ 7:50 pm
Hbg Mayor Papenfuse - Lowering paking meter rates. Video http://t.co/z0cSBT3ZWb

Mar. 23rd, 2015 @ 5:48 pm
Hbg Mayor Papenfuse - Use Dauphin county hotel tax $ to lower parking rates. Video in a second.

Mar. 23rd, 2015 @ 3:03 pm
Just posted video of today's Pennsylvania Press Club with Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman. http://t.co/b8ivbUsDnF

Mar. 21st, 2015 @ 6:51 pm
RT @NYSPHSAA: BB: The 2015 #NYSPHSAA #ClassDHoops Champions are the Bridgies of Bridgehampton. Final score: 62-49 over @NYMillsHoops

Mar. 21st, 2015 @ 1:29 pm
Grandstand at 2nd & Locust streets #HbgParadeDay http://t.co/eTI8tmWqeP

Mar. 21st, 2015 @ 1:25 pm
Lots of sidewalk food stands set up for #HbgParadeDay http://t.co/QUsH4yojak

Mar. 21st, 2015 @ 1:04 pm
37 degrees, and the sun is out downtown Hbg. #HbgParadeDay http://t.co/bz87u0RJOK

Mar. 20th, 2015 @ 12:10 pm
RT @h_sarisohn: "I'm here because I'm a survivor of sexual assault," Lily LaBelle (Freshman-economics). http://t.co/hpnjQXIMt3

Mar. 20th, 2015 @ 12:10 pm
RT @csweddle: PSU students have a bold statement on sign at protest against the KDR fraternity incident. http://t.co/oP1W2YYVz1

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Commissioner Jeff Haste on the Sportsman's show. "We are going to have a show that is going to be second to none."

10 Apr
Wednesday @ 3:49 pm

Dauphin County commissioner Jeff Haste comments on bringing back the Sportsman's show to the Farm Show complex February 2014.

Video 1 "It will knock your socks off."

Video 2 "We found out that the show could have been better, and it will be."

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Harrisburg Police Report: Assault investigation.

10 Apr
Wednesday @ 2:42 pm

As released by the Harrisburg Bureau of Police:

Type of Incident: Assault investigation.

. Date / Time: 04-09-2013 at about 0300 hrs.

. Location: Hall Manor, apartment building 22.

. Investigating Officer: Detective Christopher Krokos.

. Victim: Black male, 31, Uptown Harrisburg.

. Suspect: Christopher Battle, B/M/30, last known address Hall Manor aka: Country.

. Charges: Attempted Homicide Aggravated Assault Other related offenses.

. Narrative: On 04-09-2013 at about 0300 hrs. patrol officers were dispatched to apartment building 22 in Hall Manor on a report that a man was stabbed. The officers found the man at a nearby intersection. He was bleeding profusely from a stab wounds to his arm and chest. He was taken to the Hershey Medical Center for treatment.

. The investigation provided that the victim was visiting Juaneka Alexander and socialized at a local bar. Miss Alexander recently ended a relationship with Christopher Battle. As the victim and Miss Alexander left the bar they were confronted by Battle who punched the woman. They group separated. The victim and Miss Alexander went to her apartment. Battle soon arrived and beat on the door, demanding entry. Battle made entry via a window and confronted the victim with a knife, threatening to kill him. Battle stabbed the man six times. The victim was able to get out and called for police. Battle went after Miss Alexander but the victim didn’t know if she was harmed.

. As the police and medic units arrived numerous people gathered, including relatives of Miss Alexander. One relative told officers that she was able to speak to Miss Alexander at a nearby apartment. Miss Alexander was said to be injured with a stab wound to the hand and back. Miss Alexander was fearful and would not talk to police. Officers went to the apartment but Miss Alexander was not there.

. Christopher Battle is being charged as noted and is being sought.

. Miss Alexander’s whereabouts and situation is not known. Det. Krokos is trying to determine her status.

. The investigation continues and anyone having any information on this is asked to contact Det. Christopher Krokos at 717-255-3184 or email HYPERLINK "mailto:ckrokos@cityofhbg.com" ckrokos@cityofhbg.com or Lt. Robert Fegan at 717-255-3114, email HYPERLINK "mailto:rfegan@cityofhbg.com" rfegan@cityofhbg.com to reach City detectives.

. Anyone may also call the Dauphin County Police dispatch at 717-558-6900 and ask for a City detective.

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Jay Paterno: Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance.

10 Apr
Wednesday @ 2:24 pm

Jay Paterno was a guest speaker during Wednesday's Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance breakfast at the Harrisburg Hilton.

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Harrisburg Police Report: Shooting investigation.

10 Apr
Wednesday @ 2:03 pm

As released by the Harrisburg Bureau of Police:

Type of Incident: Shooting investigation.

. Date / Time: 04-09-2013, time unknown.

. Location: Reported as the 1200 block of Rolleston St.

. Investigating Officer: Detective Division.

. Person: Black male, 22, Penbrook.

. Suspect: Unknown.

. Charges: Pending.

. Narrative: On 04-09-2013 at about 1920hrs. patrol officers were dispatched to the Harrisburg Hospital emergency room on a report that a man was there for treatment of a gunshot wound. The man reported that he walked from his residence in Penbrook to a playground in the 1200 block of Rolleston St. to play basketball with friends. As he stood on the sidewalk there he heard a gunshot and realized that he was shot in the thigh. A friend drove him to the emergency room.

. The wounded man was not able to provide the names of anyone at the playground or identify the friend who drove him to the emergency room. Officers checked the playground but did not locate any witnesses or evidence.

. The investigation continues and anyone having any information on this is asked to contact Lt. Robert Fegan at 717-255-3114 or email HYPERLINK "mailto:rfegan@cityofhbg.com" rfegan@cityofhbg.com to reach City detectives.

. Anyone may also call the Dauphin County Police dispatch at 717-558-6900 and ask for a City detective.

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Harrisburg Mayor Linda D. Thompson: Outdoor sports coming in 2014?

10 Apr
Wednesday @ 12:15 pm

I asked Mayor Thompson about commissioner Haste's comments that a promoter had been chosen to replace the operator of the Eastern Outdoor sports show at the Farm Show.

James Roxbury

Photo/Natalie Cake

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Sue Paterno: Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance

10 Apr
Wednesday @ 11:17 am

Sue Paterno spoke during the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance breakfast at the Harrisburg Hilton Wednesday morning.

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