Sickness affecting 48 at charter school still unexplainedNovember 6, 2022 GMT
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say they still don't know what caused several dozen children and adults to fall ill at an eastern Pennsylvania school last week, prompting an evacuation.
Nearly 40 students, staff become ill at Pennsylvania schoolNovember 4, 2022 GMT
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Nearly 40 students and staffers at a charter school complex in eastern Pennsylvania were taken to hospitals Friday for evaluation after several people reported not feeling well, but authorities said it was not immediately clear what may have caused the issue.
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Utz Brands: Q1 Earnings SnapshotMay 12, 2022 GMT
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) _ Utz Brands, Inc. (UTZ) on Thursday reported a loss of $17.6 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Hanover, Pennsylvania-based company said it had a loss of 22 cents.
Maryland governor announces aid package for Odesa, UkraineMay 10, 2022 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the shipment of a multimillion dollar aid package to Odesa, Ukraine, on Tuesday, including medical supplies and body armor.
The Maryland Department of Health is donating more than 485,000 bandages and wound care supplies, 95 Eternity mechanical ventilators for intensive care units and 50 Astral portable ventilators, the governor's office said.
NSA employee charged with mishandling classified materialMarch 31, 2022 GMT
A National Security Agency employee has been charged with emailing classified national security information to somebody who wasn't authorized to receive it, according to a federal indictment unsealed Thursday.
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Perryville casino becomes 5th in Maryland to open sportsbookDecember 23, 2021 GMT
PERRYVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland's fifth sportsbook opened Thursday after Hollywood Casino in Perryville received approval from regulators to take bets.
The casino, a few miles from the Delaware border, held a grand opening after successfully completing two days of trial runs under the supervision of Maryland Lottery officials.
Maryland panel OKs 5 sports betting licenses at casinosNovember 18, 2021 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland commission approved in-person sports betting licenses at five casinos on Thursday, with some commissioners expressing concern about moving forward without yet granting licenses to minority- or women-owned businesses.
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Police: Tour bus driver shot on Maryland highwaySeptember 7, 2021 GMT
HANOVER, Md. (AP) — The driver of a passenger tour bus was shot and wounded early Tuesday while traveling on a Maryland highway, state police said.
The tour bus was traveling on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway near Interstate 195 around 2:45 a.m.
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Police: Man dies after suspected drunken driver hits HarleyJuly 10, 2021 GMT
ELKRIDGE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say that a man has died after being hit by a suspected drunken driver on Interstate 95.
The Baltimore Sun reports that the incident occurred early Saturday morning in the town of Elkridge.
Swimmer drowns in Pennsylvania lake, coroner saysJuly 5, 2021 GMT
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a swimmer drowned at a Pennsylvania lake over the weekend.
Ganga Gautam, 24, was out with relatives on a pontoon rental on Lake Marburg in Codorus State Park on Saturday, and all of them decided to go swimming, the York County coroner’s office said.
Maryland business owner pleads guilty to tax evasionMay 5, 2021 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — The owner of a Maryland physical therapy business is facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to not paying more than $258,000 in federal employment taxes.
Harshe Shende, 57, of Hanover, pleaded guilty Tuesday to eight counts of failing to pay employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service in 2014 and 2015...
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1943 — Volo Song, driven by Ben White, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in the third heat.
1948 — Demon Hanover, driven by Harrison Hoyt, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in straight heats.
WVC VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Crestwood Strengthens Playoff SpotMay 3, 2019 GMT
Crestwood solidified its hold on a District 2 Class 2A playoff spot Thursday with a 3-0 win over Coughlin. The Comets (6-4) currently hold the eighth spot in the district power ratings.
Dylan Kronick led a balanced offense with seven kills.
WVC SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Hanover Area Beats MeyersApril 4, 2019 GMT
At Meyers, Lindsey Mendygral was one of three Hanover Area players with two hits, as she went 2 for 3 and drove in four RBIs in a 7-5 Hawkeye win over the Mohawks on Wednesday in WVC softball.
Alessia Mangan and Sarah Tuzinski added two hits apiece for Hanover Area.
E-commerce Company Coming To NanticokeApril 4, 2019 GMT
NANTICOKE — National e-commerce company Spreetail will occupy the second warehouse in the Hanover 9 project near Luzerne County Community College and plans to hire dozens of workers at a starting wage of $16.50 per hour.
Hanover Area Board President Temporarily Steps Down Amid Van Contract ControversyFebruary 28, 2019 GMT
HANOVER TWP. - The Hanover Area School Board appointed John Mahle as board president Wednesday after Frank Ciavarella Jr. temporarily stepped down from the position.
Ciavarella could return as board president after issues involving a $250,000 overpayment to his parents are resolved.
Hanover Area Board President Temporarily Steps DownFebruary 28, 2019 GMT
HANOVER TWP. — The Hanover Area School Board appointed John Mahle as board president Wednesday after Frank Ciavarella Jr. temporarily stepped down from the position.
Ciavarella could return as board president after issues involving a $250,000 overpayment to his parents are resolved.
Defective bracket found on collapsed jet bridge at airportDecember 30, 2018 GMT
HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Investigators found a defective metal bracket on the jet bridge that collapsed and injured six people at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, officials said Sunday...
WVC BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Whitehead, Materna Lead HawkeyesDecember 15, 2018 GMT
At North Pocono, Asad Whitehead and Evan Materna each posted double-doubles to lead Hanover Area to a 60-51 win over North Pocono.
Whitehead led with 18 points, Materna added 14 and Justin Kopko chipped in 14 on 7-of-8 shooting.
Scranton Prep, DV Pin Down WinsDecember 14, 2018 GMT
Alec Buttner (170) and Will Ferrario (182) posted wins by fall to lead Scranton Prep to a 64-13 win over Hanover Area in a nonleague wrestling match Thursday.
126: Joe Rowley (HAN) dec. Antonio D’Appolonio, 3-2.
Warriors Cruise Past HawkeyesNovember 3, 2018 GMT
WEST PITTSTON — Freshman Leo Haros had his share of big moments in the regular season.
Haros, the backup tailback at Wyoming Area, ran the ball 25 times for 194 yards with three total touchdowns over 10 games.
Lackawanna Trail Cruises Vs. HaweyesOctober 13, 2018 GMT
HANOVER TWP. — Lackawanna Trail is used to beating Wyoming Valley Conference teams.
The Lackawanna League small school won seven of its last eight games against the WVC, and it added another victory to that total Friday night.
WVC BOYS SOCCER ROUNDUP: Spartans Blank BerwickSeptember 30, 2018 GMT
At Valley West, Jack Gorham and Saquon Portee found the net, and Chris Stoodley defended his end with two saves as the Spartans topped Berwick, 2-0, in Wyoming Valley Conference boys soccer.
WVC BOYS SOCCER ROUNDUP: MMI Prep Gets First Win Since 2015September 28, 2018 GMT
At MMI Prep, goals by Ian Dewar and Carter Frask gave MMI Prep just enough firepower to beat Hanover Area, 2-1, and snap the longest active losing streak in Wyoming Valley Conference boys soccer Thursday.
Marcinkowski, Zapusek Lead HR SweepSeptember 27, 2018 GMT
At the Luzerne County Sports Complex, race winner Cameron Marcinkowski and the rest of the Holy Redeemer girls ended the longest active league winning streak in Wyoming Valley Conference cross country Wednesday.
LCTA Night Service Starts TonightSeptember 24, 2018 GMT
Night bus service starts tonight in Luzerne County. Better yet, the first 30 days of night service will be free to those who board buses after 7 p.m., according to the Luzerne County Transportation Authority.
Crestwood Edges Hanover AreaAugust 24, 2018 GMT
At Hanover Area, Crestwood’s Megan McLaughlin and Shannon Griffiths won an all-freshman No. 1 doubles match, 6-4, 6-1, and Emily Roberts and Cassie Menn swept their No. 2 doubles matchup to lead the Comets to a 3-2 victory over the Hawkeyes in Wyoming Valley Conference girls tennis Thursday.
Hanover Twp. Woman Charged In DUI CrashAugust 10, 2018 GMT
WILKES-BARRE — A Hanover Twp. woman was arraigned Thursday on charges alleging she was high and drunk when she crashed into a utility pole earlier this summer, seriously injuring two passengers.
Brianna Lynn Dixon, 21, of 410 Hanover Village, is accused of crashing into a pole in the area of 130 E.
Hanover Green Cemetery Plans Heritage DayJune 9, 2018 GMT
Hanover Green Cemetery will be hold its annual Heritage Day on Sunday, June 10. Heritage Day celebrates the history of the cemetery, which was established on June 9, 1776. The planned activities, which start at noon, include a grave marking for Revolutionary War patriot Benjamin Carey by the Shawnee Fort Chapter DAR, cemetery tours (free for veterans) with costumed reenactors, historical presentations by guest speakers, food and raffles.
District 2 Baseball: Mid Valley Tops Hanover Area In SemifinalMay 26, 2018 GMT
HANOVER TWP. — Feeling as if he missed a golden opportunity in the previous inning, Mid Valley manager Ryan Kropa was not going to let another chance slip away if it presented itself again.
And with the way Hanover Area’s Matt Clarke was filling the zone with strikes, Kropa felt the time was right to make things happen.
Baseball: Wyoming Seminary Rallies For WinApril 6, 2018 GMT
At Wyoming Seminary, Todd Phillips had two triples, while Francis Nockley and Michael Oravic each had two hits to lead Wyoming Seminary to a 7-4 win over Holy Redeemer on Thursday. The Blue Knights scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth to erase a three-run deficit.
WVC Baseball: Start To Season DelayedApril 5, 2018 GMT
With baseball coaches in the WVC checking the weather about as often as they tinker with their lineups, inclement weather Wednesday altered the beginning of the 2018 season for all but two teams.
After rain forced the postponement of every game scheduled to be played on Tuesday, the scheduled Opening Day for the WVC, all but one game was wiped out on Wednesday.
Class 2A Wrestling: Hanover Area’s Erickson Captures 1st District TitleFebruary 25, 2018 GMT
WILKES-BARRE — For roughly a decade, D.J. Erickson has trained within the Hanover Area wrestling program and looked up at the banners celebrating its history.
He added his name to the list of regional qualifiers a year ago, during a season that took him all the way to the state tournament.
County Approves Tax Break For Commercial ProjectJanuary 24, 2018 GMT
WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County Council on Tuesday approved a 10-year tax abatement for a proposed commercial project that the developer says could create thousands of jobs. Council voted 7-3 to approve the tax abatement for NorthPoint Development, the Missouri-based firm that plans to build three large commercial structures on a 330-acre tract off state Route 29 in Hanover Twp.
Berwick Edges Hanover Area On League’s Opening DayDecember 22, 2017 GMT
HANOVER TWP. — For about 20 minutes of game time Thursday night, Berwick had to have been feeling pretty good in its Wyoming Valley Conference league opener.
Not the biggest group, as its five starters register at an average of 6-foot-1, the Bulldogs followed their greatest key to success — playing smart — until the foundation began cracking in the third quarter.
Mini Market To Open In Hanover Industrial ParkDecember 15, 2017 GMT
HANOVER TWP. — Plans are underway to open an upscale mini market with fresh food as well as gas and diesel pumps at the entrance to the Hanover Industrial Park.
Deep Oasis LLC purchased Earth Conservancy mine-scarred land for the development for $240,000, according to a property transaction listed in by the Luzerne County Recorder of Deeds.
Boys Basketball: Hanover Area Wins OpenerDecember 9, 2017 GMT
YATESVILLE — Finally, it’s game day.
That was the thought Friday on the mind of Chris Gray, the only first-year head coach this year in the Wyoming Valley Conference since being hired in May by Hanover Area.
Wrestling: Pittston Area, Hanover Area Make Coaching ChangesDecember 1, 2017 GMT
Two Wyoming Valley Conference wrestling programs didn’t have to look far for their new head coaches.
As Pittston Area’s James Woodall moved from varsity coaching duties to the junior high team, the Patriots gave the reins to his old junior high coach, who Woodall called his “right-hand man.” Hanover Area, meanwhile, turned to a former District 2 champion, two-time state qualifier and junior high coach in its own past.
Constables serve up law and order, but have little oversightJune 17, 2017 GMT
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — A car was on fire at a gas station, and a little bit away, in the middle of the road was a car with its horn blaring.
Constable Dan Hollenbaugh grabbed a fire extinguisher and put out the fire.
Hanover SB splits home twinbill with ManchesterApril 24, 2017 GMT
Hanover's softball team closed out the home portion of its regular-season schedule with a doubleheader split against Manchester Sunday on senior day. The Panthers opened the twinbill with a 9-0, five-inning win but dropped the finale 7-3.
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Thursday, April 20
- Southwestern boys golf hosts Shawe, New Washington, Jac-Cen-Del at Butler Falls GC, 4:30 p.m. - Madison girls tennis at Columbus East, 5 p.m. - Shawe girls tennis hosts Christian Academy, 5 p.m.
W&J women halt Hanover’s 4-game win streak 12-7April 15, 2017 GMT
Hanover women's lacrosse saw its four-game winning streak snapped 12-7 by conference leading Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) Friday at Alumni Stadium on campus. The Presidents rallied to outscore Hanover 7-4 in the opening half and then closed out the match with a 5-3 margin in the second half as Washington & Jefferson outshot Hanover 27-19 for the game.
Softball Panthers power through Rose-Hulman to home twinbill sweepApril 13, 2017 GMT
Hanover rolled to a pair of lopsided wins in a Heartland Conference doubleheader softball sweep of Rose-Hulman Wednesday at home. The Panthers pounded out 14 hits and got a two-hit shutout from Sydney Griffin to win the opener 7-0.
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Friday, April 7
- Carroll Co. softball, Bob Jones Invitational at Huntsville, Ala., TBA - Madison softball at South Ripley, 5 p.m. - Switzerland Co. baseball hosts Jac-Cen-Del, 5 p.m. - Switzerland Co.
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Friday, March 31
- Madison baseball at Salem, 5 p.m. - Carroll Co. softball vs. Ryle, Carroll County Classic, 5:30 p.m. - Hanover College softball at Spalding (Ky.), 5:30 p.m. (DH) - Trimble Co.
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Saturday, March 25
- Hanover College men's and women's tennis hosts Wittenberg (Ohio), ppd. - Hanover College men's golf, Mount St. Joseph (Ohio) Invitational at Ashton Oaks GC, TBA - Carroll Co.
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Thursday, March 23
- Southwestern softball, Tennessee Tournament, TBA - Hanover College women's lacrosse hosts Transylvania (Ky.), 4 p.m. - Trimble Co. girls tennis at Spencer Co., 5 p.m. - Carroll Co.
Hanover men can’t keep up with quick-hit Red Men, 15-3March 23, 2017 GMT
Hanover men's lacrosse spotted visiting Carthage (Wis.) a 4-0 first quarter lead before Chad Szczublewski broke free and scored unassisted to finally put the Panthers on the scoreboard just seconds into the second period.
LAX drops ORLC opener on busy weekend at HanoverMarch 20, 2017 GMT
Hanover men's lacrosse lost its Ohio River Lacrosse Conference opener 7-6 to Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) at home on Saturday. Hanover received three first half goals from Chad Szczublewski, a junior from LaGrange, Ky.
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Monday, March 13
- Carroll Co. boys & girls tennis at North Oldham, 6 p.m. ---
Hanover Area To Consider Tax Break For Proposed DevelopmentSeptember 7, 2016 GMT
HANOVER TWP. — Missouri-based NorthPoint Development plans to build four warehouse buildings on vacant land in the township, and tenants will bring more than 400 jobs to the region, an attorney said Tuesday at a Hanover Area School District board work session.