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Chair of the Dauphin County commissioners to retire

Republican Jeff Haste is stepping down two years before his term is up in Dauphin County to start a new business. In 2003, he was appointed to fill a vacancy the board and became chairman just a year later.

By Julia Agos

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Mass COVID-19 vaccination site set to open Tuesday in Dauphin County

Dauphin County Commissioner Mike Pries says HACC is an ideal site because it’s centrally located and easily accessible.

By Julia Agos

Midstate prison amends search policies for the first time in more than two decades

The 10 policies at the Dauphin County Prison include directives on cell searches, “shakedown” operations and cavity and strip searches. The rules are either new or revisions from existing statutes that had not been updated since 1995.

By Julia Agos

Former midstate priest sentenced to 5 years’ probation in abuse case

John G. Allen was removed from the priesthood in 2006 and was among the priests listed in a 2018 investigating grand jury report about sexual abuse. He had worked in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and Snyder counties.

By The Associated Press

State senator from Lebanon County dies from brain cancer at age 49

Sen. Dave Arnold took the oath of office last January to represent the 48th senatorial district, which covers all of Lebanon County and parts of Dauphin and York counties.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

‘There’s going to be a loss of jobs’: Indoor dining ban hits restaurants already in crisis

The economic hit will ripple outward as thousands of workers are laid off, downtown storefronts shutter and lenders withdraw support from upstart restaurants.
By Wallace McKelvey/PennLive