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Community leaders to combat drug abuse at Substance Abuse Summit

Authorities say prescription and drug abuse is on the rise among teens and young adults in York County. In response, York County’s All on Board Coalition is holding a substance abuse summit next week at Winthrop. Coree Carelock of Keystone Substance Abuse Services, says the scope of the problem is growing. York County Multijurisdictional Drug […]

Huffmon: GOP may face an internal battle over its own ‘conservatives’

The Republican Party, on a national scale, is doing some soul searching after President Barack Obama was able to win re-election by gaining an overwhelming majority of minority voters, especially black and Latino voters, as well as women. In a recent Winthrop Poll, 90 percent of voters polled said they were not members of the […]

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Clover teacher named Conservation Teacher of the Year

Morgan Lombardo, a sixth grade science teacher at Clover Middle School, has been named the 2012 Conservation Teacher of the Year by the York Soil and Water Conservation District and York County Farm Bureau. The honor was announced at last week’s Partners in Conservation and Agriculture Dinner. Clover School District spokesman Mychal Frost says Lombardo has […]

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3 charged in murder of Fort Mill man in off-campus apartment near Clemson

Three men are now behind bars in the shooting death of Fort Mill man attending Clemson University. 23-year-old Steven Grich was shot to death Saturday night in the Chimney Ridge apartments. Investigators said three to four masked men came into the home through an unlocked back door and assaulted Grich and others inside. Five other people were in the […]

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U.S. health report card shows Obesity, Diabetes are major threats

Alarming rates of obesity and diabetes across the country pose major threats to the health of many Americans. That’s one of the key findings in the 2012 edition of the America’s Health Rankings report card from the United Health Foundation. Dr. Reed Tuckson, chief of medical affairs for UnitedHealth Group, says every American and every […]

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Lancaster man: Weekend arrest with kids in trunk blown out of proportion

A Lancaster man says the basis of his arrest is being blown out of proportion. On Saturday during the Lancaster Christmas parade, William Benton was arrested for driving a car with stolen tags. That’s when officers discovered four children all under the age of 11 in the trunk. Benton claims a relative upset with him […]

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Haddon Food Products to expand in Chester County

Haddon House Food Products Inc., an exporter, importer and distributor of food products, today announced plans to increase operations at its Chester County facility. The $3.1 million investment is expected to generate 100 new jobs. “We are pleased to take the next big step for our company and move forward with plans to greatly expand […]

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