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1,000+ miles down, 1,000+ to go; time for ice cream on the Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail through-hikers mark the halfway point of the trail by eating a half gallon of ice cream in one sitting.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Updated: 2023-03-10 11:16:23

Pennsylvania counties see potential mental health funding boost as a “down payment”

Advocates and service providers fear a proposed $20 million funding increase for community mental health services would not go far enough.
By Sam Dunklau

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Republican Scott Perry faces Democrat Shamaine Daniels in race for U.S. Congressional 10th District

On Nov. 8, voters will decide who will represent Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District. Incumbent Rep. Scott Perry has served five terms. Democratic challenger Shamaine Daniels sits on Harrisburg’s city council.

Here is what you need to know about the candidates and where they stand on some issues.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Fall Fun Trail Launches in Cumberland County

On September 6th The Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau launched a Fall Fun Trail, which began on September 6thand will go through November 6th, that includes pumpkin and apple picking, hayrides, ten outdoor spots and eight farm attractions throughout Cumberland County. 

By Aniya Faulcon

2 central Pa. men charged in January attack on US Capitol

Marshall Neefe, 25, of Newville, and Charles Bradford “Brad” Smith, 25, of Shippensburg, both face felony charges over their alleged roles in the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.

By The Associated Press

Rite Aid moving headquarters from Cumberland County to Philadelphia

The company plans to maintain a “collaboration hub" in the Camp Hill area.
By The Associated Press

A Black Civil War-era cemetery joins Cumberland County Register of Historical Places

The one-acre graveyard holds the remains of roughly 80 African-Americans, including 12 Civil War veterans who fought in segregated units.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF