Dan Carrigan joined the abc27 News team in June 2011. He is the very first reporter assigned to the Hershey area. He admits that it is a pretty sweet gig, and he is very happy to be back in the midstate.
A Lancaster native, Dan graduated from Manheim Township High School in 2005. He then attended college at Kutztown University where he graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in speech communication and a minor in public relations. This is where Dan anchored student TV and web broadcasts.
He graduated from Kutztown in 2009 and then packed his bags to work as a reporter at an independent station in Hazleton, Pa. He then moved on to NBC40 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He worked as a reporter at TV-40 for nearly two years before joining abc27.
Dan admits, "I love covering news, telling stories, and giving people the accurate information they need to know. To do this where I grew up is something really special."
Dan enjoys running, and spending time with his family. They still live in Lititz! He is a sports fan, and enjoys cheering on the Philadelphia Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, and 76ers.
Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-04-16 07:41:58 GMT
Runners from the midstate have been gearing up to run the Boston Marathon. Lower Paxton Township's Lori Brulo plans on running her third Boston Marathon. Last year, she ran with her husband and heardMore >>
Runners from the midstate have been gearing up to run the Boston Marathon.More >>
Saturday, April 12 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-12 14:53:48 GMT
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Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced troopers seized over $16 million in heroin, crystal meth and other prohibited drugs in the first quarter of 2014.More >>
Friday, April 11 2014 9:18 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:18:24 GMT
Officials say the owner of an apartment building intentionally pumped over 12,000 gallons of raw sewage into the storm sewer, which flows into the nearby Quittapahilla Creek. It happened on the 600 blockMore >>
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There appears to be no hope for New Hope Academy Charter School. On Tuesday, the State Department of Education's Charter Appeals Board denied the school's appeal. New Hope is now on course to close byMore >>
There is very little hope for the survival of the New Hope Academy Charter School in York. The state said it must close in January.More >>
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