Saturday, November 3 2012 1:20 AM EDT2012-11-03 05:20:47 GMT
The bigger the audience -- the bigger the effort. Midstate musicians Wendy and Reese Crane are playing gigs to collect supplies and raise awareness to Hurricane Sandy relief aid. In the wake of SuperstormMore >>
The bigger the audience, the bigger the effort. Midstate musicians Wendy and Reese Crane are playing gigs to collect supplies and raise awareness of Hurricane Sandy relief aid.More >>
Friday, November 2 2012 1:52 PM EDT2012-11-02 17:52:39 GMT
Nearly 10,000 people in central Pennsylvania were without power Monday afternoon as winds picked up in advance of Hurricane Sandy.PPL reported more than 2,600 customers were without electricity as of 2More >>
Utility crews continue to make progress in returning electricity to Pennsylvanians who lost power during Hurricane Sandy.More >>
Friday, November 2 2012 1:46 PM EDT2012-11-02 17:46:39 GMT
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said about 160 state roads in south-central Pennsylvania were closed Tuesday morning because of Hurricane Sandy.PennDOT spokesman Greg Penny said most affectedMore >>
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reported 16 state road closures in south-central Pennsylvania Friday afternoon following Hurricane Sandy.More >>
Friday, November 2 2012 1:30 PM EDT2012-11-02 17:30:04 GMT
Governor Tom Corbett met Friday with 50 emergency medical services workers who were on their way to help New Jersey residents with their Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. The governor met with the emergencyMore >>
Governor Tom Corbett met Friday with 50 emergency medical services workers who were on their way to help New Jersey residents with their Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.More >>
Thursday, November 1 2012 2:52 PM EDT2012-11-01 18:52:51 GMT
Governor Tom Corbett has announced that Pennsylvania homeowners will not have to pay hurricane deductibles on insurance claims stemming from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy."Insurance deductibles couldMore >>
Governor Tom Corbett has announced that Pennsylvania homeowners will not have to pay hurricane deductibles on insurance claims stemming from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.More >>
Thursday, November 1 2012 7:42 AM EDT2012-11-01 11:42:06 GMT
An 8-year-old boy was killed when a tree limb broke off and struck him, according to state police. The child was walking with his father on Bronson Hill Road near Bridgewater and New Millford TownshipsMore >>
The death of an 86-year-old Berks County man is the 12th linked to Hurricane Sandy in Pennsylvania and the fourth storm-related fatality caused by carbon monoxide poisoning from generator fumes.More >>
Wednesday, October 31 2012 1:41 PM EDT2012-10-31 17:41:46 GMT
About 200 residents in Lancaster County have been given the all clear to go back into their homes following Superstorm Sandy.They were evacuated Monday night when the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat CommissionMore >>
About 200 people living downstream of Speedwell Forge Lake in Lancaster County have been given the all-clear to return to their homes.More >>
Wednesday, October 31 2012 1:02 PM EDT2012-10-31 17:02:11 GMT
The Route 74 bridge over the Little Conewago Creek in York County has been closed because of Hurricane Sandy.Northern York County Regional police said the bridge on the Dover and West Manchester townshipMore >>
PennDOT said its inspection crews have checked out the bridge that carries Route 74 over the Little Conewago Creek in Dover Township, York County and have given their okay to reopen it.More >>
Wednesday, October 31 2012 5:41 AM EDT2012-10-31 09:41:13 GMT
Professional tree trimmers are keeping very busy after the October Superstorm. Sandy really left her mark across the midstate. In one Susquehanna Township neighborhood, the storm pulled a huge tree rightMore >>
Professional tree trimmers are keeping very busy after the October Superstorm.More >>
Saturday, November 3 2012 5:32 PM EDT2012-11-03 21:32:42 GMT
The cleanup continues throughout the Midstate from Sandy, and some homeowners aren't waiting for the insurance companies. A Penbrook man took matters into his own hands Wednesday morning, hiring a HockerMore >>
The cleanup continues throughout the Midstate from Sandy, and some homeowners aren't waiting for the insurance companies.More >>
Friday morning we asked abc27 viewers to share ways that they know to help the Superstorm Sandy relief efforts in New York and New Jersey. Below are some of the responses we received.
Donate to Creekside Soul, a Perry County musical group that will strum and sing on midstate stages in the next couple weeks to raise money for Sandy relief.
Buy a t-shirt to support the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation's Sandy relief efforts.
Jayme Madden is collecting the following items to take to the Far Rockaway area of Queens, New York. She is accepting donations until Friday, November 23. Donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Broad Street Market, 1231 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg 17102. They are open 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (all donations qualify you for Market Dollars to be used at The Broad Street Market)
The Stuart Community Center, 415 Franklin Street, Carlisle, PA 17013 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Carlisle Family YMCA, 311 South West Street, Carlisle, PA 17013 between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Food items: water, orange juice, apple juice, granola bars, powdered milk, jelly (they already have lots of peanut butter) and anything else that is nonperishable. Try to avoid items that need to be warmed up (such as soups, canned foods, etc.) All food items must be unopened.
Personal care items: toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, hair brushes, floss, feminine hygiene products, adult Depends (all sizes), contact solution, soap/body wash, lotion, shampoo/conditioner, shaving razors, shaving cream, mouth wash, cotton balls, q-tips, hand sanitizer, etc... All personal care items must be unopened.
Winter coats, hats, scarves and gloves (no other clothing is being accepted at this time)
Paper products: paper plates, cups, bowls, silverware, tissues, toilet paper, paper towels and napkins
Sabrina Luta will be collecting items to send to Oakwood Beach, NJ where the parents of a York County pastor had their home destroyed during Hurricane Sandy. Luta is requesting the following items be dropped off at The Pub on the Trail, 3594 N. Susquehanna Trail, York, PA on Saturday November 17 between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cleaning supplies, such as bleach, paper towels, mops, brooms, hand sanitizer, and heavy-duty trash bags
Building supplies, such as nails, tools, measuring tape, and work gloves
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:56 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:56:12 GMT
Harrisburg will have two new city council members next year. Ten democratic candidates were vying for four open seats on council. There were no Republican candidates. Shamaine Daniels, Harrisburg attorneyMore >>
Harrisburg will have two new city council members next year. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:50 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:50:22 GMT
York Mayor Kim Bracey has won the Democratic nomination for mayor. Bracey was sworn-in for her first term as mayor in 2010. Unless a candidate received 100 write-in votes on the Republican side, BraceyMore >>
York Mayor Kim Bracey has won the Democratic nomination for mayor.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:12 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:12:56 GMT
Police in Ephrata are investigating a case of alleged child endangerment and animal cruelty.Authorities filed charges against William and Pearl Herman, both 24, as well as 55-year-old Robert Paul HermanMore >>
Police in Ephrata are investigating a case of alleged child endangerment and animal cruelty.More >>