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The Mining Journal
Company settles litigationThe lawsuits were based, in part, "on alleged dissemination of of false or misl
Company settles litigation
The Mining Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
The lawsuits were based, in part, "on alleged dissemination of of false or misleading information by the previous management and previous board of directors regarding the company's former Bloom Lake Mine in Canada," according to a Cliffs Natural... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Historic farms thrive in Northwest OhioGENERATIONS PASS DOWN LIVING HISTORY 370 of them in area still going strong af
Historic farms thrive in Northwest Ohio
The Toledo Blade / Posted 22 hours ago
GENERATIONS PASS DOWN LIVING HISTORY 370 of them in area still going strong after more than 100 years The house on the Pratts’ 160-acre farm officially dates to 1825 and is one of the oldest in our... Read more
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York Daily Record
Intoxicated man calls cops to turn himself inPolice arrested the man, not for any warrants, but for public drunkenness A Re
Intoxicated man calls cops to turn himself in
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Police arrested the man, not for any warrants, but for public drunkenness A Red Lion man called Pennsylvania State Police to turn himself in on Wednesday because he said he wanted; turns out, he wasn't, but was arrested on other charges, according... Read more
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Philly.com
Newborn deaths at Phila. hospital raise questionsIn response to the Inquirer analysis, the hospital said Friday: "While we are
Newborn deaths at Phila. hospital raise questions
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
In response to the Inquirer analysis, the hospital said Friday: "While we are making progress growing our volumes and improving our performance, we are undertaking a comprehensive review of our cardiovascular surgery program." Officials did not... Read more
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Philly.com
Newborn deaths at Phila. hospital raise questionsIn response to the Inquirer analysis, the hospital said Friday: "While we are
Newborn deaths at Phila. hospital raise questions
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
In response to the Inquirer analysis, the hospital said Friday: "While we are making progress growing our volumes and improving our performance, we are undertaking a comprehensive review of our cardiovascular surgery program." Officials did not... Read more
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Times News
Offer withdrawn for PackertonPackerton Yards will remain in Carbon County’s possession for now. On Thursday
Offer withdrawn for Packerton
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Packerton Yards will remain in Carbon County’s possession for now. On Thursday, George Petrole, CEO of Northface Development in Palmerton, who submitted a written offer to purchase the former rail yard that straddles Mahoning Township and Lehighton,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Unprotected: She was denied protection, and he later attacked herFew people involved in domestic violence-related homicides and suicides in York
Unprotected: She was denied protection, and he later attacked her
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Few people involved in domestic violence-related homicides and suicides in York County since 2004 ever sought a temporary or final PFA order against anyone in the York County Court of Common Pleas, based on information from the York County coroner's... Read more
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York Daily Record
Unprotected: Many, not all, temporary PFA applicants meet with judgeBucks County used to have the highest temporary protection from abuse denial ra
Unprotected: Many, not all, temporary PFA applicants meet with judge
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Bucks County used to have the highest temporary protection from abuse denial rate in Pennsylvania. James M. McMaster, administrative judge of family court there, said judges weren't concerned about what their percentages were. "Quite frankly, we... Read more
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Columbia Star
February 5, 2016NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject
February 5, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 4 days ago
NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-5-5636 and 29- 1540 SC Law as Amended, and are in the custody of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Northeastern supt.'s alleged victim thought he'd dieDuring Shawn Minnich's preliminary hearing, the prosecution added two additiona
Northeastern supt.'s alleged victim thought he'd die
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
During Shawn Minnich's preliminary hearing, the prosecution added two additional charges: aggravated assault and terroristic threats. Chris Leh heard glass shatter everywhere — and then the sound of someone coming up the hallway — before turning... Read more
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York Daily Record
In York County judicial race, almost $340K spentAlmost $340,000 was spent during the York County Court of Common Pleas race in
In York County judicial race, almost $340K spent
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Almost $340,000 was spent during the York County Court of Common Pleas race in 2015 — an increase of more than 40 percent from the last election, which featured fewer candidates, according to a York Daily Record/Sunday News analysis of campaign... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Judge refuses to throw out sex assault case against CosbyIn this courtroom sketch, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge Steven
Judge refuses to throw out sex assault case against Cosby
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
In this courtroom sketch, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge Steven T. O'Neill, right, looks on as former district attorney Bruce Castor, left, is on the witness stand during Bill Cosby's court appearance Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Judge refuses to throw out sex assault case against Cosby | News & Observer February 3, 2016 6:07 PM Actor Bill Cosby arrives at Mon
Judge refuses to throw out sex assault case against Cosby
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer February 3, 2016 6:07 PM Actor Bill Cosby arrives at Montgomery County Courthouse for a hearing in Norristown,... Read more
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Business Wire
Exiger Chosen to Conduct Comprehensive Review of University of Cincinnati’s Police DepartmentNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exiger, the global regulatory and financial crime, r
Exiger Chosen to Conduct Comprehensive Review of University of Cincinnati’s Police Department
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exiger, the global regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance firm, has been chosen by the University of Cincinnati (UC) to conduct a comprehensive review of the university’s police department. The review will... Read more
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TribLIVE
West Penn doctor bound for court on sex assault charges | TribLIVE Neighborhoods • Pittsburgh doctor charged with sexual assault o
West Penn doctor bound for court on sex assault charges
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods • Pittsburgh doctor charged with sexual assault of nurse Sex assault charges against a doctor at West Penn... Read more
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York Daily Record
Spring Grove man charged with bigamyA Spring Grove man said he was "hoping he would not get caught" when he married
Spring Grove man charged with bigamy
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
A Spring Grove man said he was "hoping he would not get caught" when he married a second woman in December A Spring Grove man told a county detective he was "hoping he would not get caught" when he married a woman in December while still being... Read more
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TribLIVE
Former Allegheny County Jail inmate says guard assaulted her, files civil suit | TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods A former inmate at the Allegheny County Jail
Former Allegheny County Jail inmate says guard assaulted her, files civil suit
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
| TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods A former inmate at the Allegheny County Jail has filed a... Read more
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York Daily Record
Man who grabbed wheel to avoid groundhog is finedJoseph Bahn, 39, of East Berlin, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct on Monday
Man who grabbed wheel to avoid groundhog is fined
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Joseph Bahn, 39, of East Berlin, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct on Monday, and will have to pay a $200 fine. A man from East Berlin who police said caused his girlfriend to lose control of her car and go off the road to avoid hitting a... Read more
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York Daily Record
Homeowner denies trespassing charge in NewberryA York man said a charge of criminal trespass should be dropped, because he is
Homeowner denies trespassing charge in Newberry
York Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
A York man said a charge of criminal trespass should be dropped, because he is co-owner of a Newberry Township home A York man insists a criminal trespass charge against him should be dropped because he co-owns a Newberry Township home where he said... Read more
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Philly.com
Dogfight: Ownership of beloved service poodle contestedThe latest volley - prompted by Rowden's social media and internet campaign to
Dogfight: Ownership of beloved service poodle contested
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
The latest volley - prompted by Rowden's social media and internet campaign to garner public support for her claim on Livy - is a defamation lawsuit filed this month by Canine Partners against Rowden in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas. The... Read more
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Columbia Star
January 29, 2016NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF TOLLYS ON THE CURVE, LLC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that T
January 29, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 11 days ago
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF TOLLYS ON THE CURVE, LLC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TOLLYS ON THE CURVE, LLC, a South Carolina limited liability company (the "Company"), was dissolved on December 11, 2015. All creditors of and claimants against the Company... Read more
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York Daily Record
Puterbaugh case: Megan's Law terms consideredCommon Pleas Judge Harry M. Ness said he expects to issue an order in Matthew P
Puterbaugh case: Megan's Law terms considered
York Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
Common Pleas Judge Harry M. Ness said he expects to issue an order in Matthew Puterbaugh's case this week. A judge is expected to decide this week whether a former Dover Area School District music teacher convicted of assaulting a student during a... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohioans can vote starting Feb. 17"Some people just aren't thinking about it since it's so early in the year but
Ohioans can vote starting Feb. 17
The Marietta Times / Posted 12 days ago
"Some people just aren't thinking about it since it's so early in the year but that deadline is coming up," said Tara Hupp, director of the Washington County Board of Elections. "And voters who haven't had any activity for four years are soon removed... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Airport authority approves amendment to master agreement and 90 day extension to FedEx land developerThe Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Tuesday morning approved anothe
Airport authority approves amendment to master agreement and 90 day extension to FedEx land developer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Tuesday morning approved another extension---this time for 90 days---to lengthen until April 26th the deadline for the developer to wrap up the deal of the proposed FedEx mega shipping hub in Allen... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Social media helps officeThe Mifflin County Fugitive Unit is tasked with locating and apprehending fugit
Social media helps office
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
The Mifflin County Fugitive Unit is tasked with locating and apprehending fugitives with active bench warrants issued by the Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas. It is operated by the sheriff's department and currently, it's prime resource is social... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Third suspect in casino scam is arraignedPLAINS TWP. — The man prosecutors allege was the “mastermind” of a scheme to de
Third suspect in casino scam is arraigned
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
PLAINS TWP. — The man prosecutors allege was the “mastermind” of a scheme to defraud Mohegan Sun Pocono out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility on Thursday with bail set at a half-million... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Zoning board denies appeal to cell tower permitA West Hazleton resident fell short in appealing a permit issued to Verizon Wir
Zoning board denies appeal to cell tower permit
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
A West Hazleton resident fell short in appealing a permit issued to Verizon Wireless for building a 71-foot-tall cellphone tower at a West Madison Avenue property. The zoning board voted 4-0-1 Thursday to deny Charles Gillis’ appeal of Zoning... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Proud of solicitor work despite ousterEditor, As some of you may know, especially those who life in Hazle Township,
Proud of solicitor work despite ouster
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
Editor, As some of you may know, especially those who life in Hazle Township, I was privileged to serve as the solicitor to the Hazle Township Zoning Hearing Board for the past 20 years. I was thankful and proud to have served this board. I have... Read more
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Columbia Star
January 22, 2016NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to
January 22, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 18 days ago
NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to towing, repair and/ or storage liens: are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-6-5635 and/ or 29- 15-10 SC Law as Amended: and are in the custody of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hazleton man found dead and car he used burning in Luzerne CountyHAZLE TOWNSHIP, Luzerne County — State police are investigating the connection
Hazleton man found dead and car he used burning in Luzerne County
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Luzerne County — State police are investigating the connection between a homicide in Hazle Township and the dead man's burning car which was found in Hazleton Tuesday night. Jose Alberto Concepcion, 22, of Hazleton, was found about... Read more
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York Daily Record
'Unconventional' agreement in 2012 fatal crashA 22-year-old Chanceford Township man pleaded guilty Tuesday to recklessly enda
'Unconventional' agreement in 2012 fatal crash
York Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
A 22-year-old Chanceford Township man pleaded guilty Tuesday to recklessly endangering another person. The case will be dismissed, however, if he completes a number of steps. As Fabian Posey stood up and turned to face Shawn Daugherty’s family in... Read more
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York Daily Record
Man saved from burning car faces DUI chargesVolunteer fire chief Nate Tracey of the Goodwill Fire Company pulls a crash vic
Man saved from burning car faces DUI charges
York Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
Volunteer fire chief Nate Tracey of the Goodwill Fire Company pulls a crash victim from a burning car in York Township, via dashcam video from Tracey's vehicle. Courtesy of Goodwill Fire Company The blood-alcohol level of a Red Lion man who was... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland County, children’s bureau dismissed from civil rights suit stemming from infant’s deathA federal judge has dismissed Westmoreland County, its children's bureau and tw
Westmoreland County, children’s bureau dismissed from civil rights suit stemming from infant’s death
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
A federal judge has dismissed Westmoreland County, its children's bureau and two caseworkers from a civil rights lawsuit filed by the paternal grandmother of an infant killed by her father more than four years ago. The lawsuit alleged the children's... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Morris suing ex-Altoona mayorGregory Morris, the owner of Morris Management Inc. and the Altoona real estate
Morris suing ex-Altoona mayor
Altoona Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
Gregory Morris, the owner of Morris Management Inc. and the Altoona real estate developer who conceived the idea of Logan Town Centre, as well as many other local projects, filed the suit in Blair County July 24, 2015. In the suit, Morris claims... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Hawley woman caught in scam sued by bankA Blooming Grove Twp. woman who signed up for a work-from-home opportunity ende
Hawley woman caught in scam sued by bank
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
A Blooming Grove Twp. woman who signed up for a work-from-home opportunity ended up an unwitting cog in a complex financial scam and now faces a lawsuit by the local bank caught in the hacked wire transaction. For 24-year-old Karen Bryant, working... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Hardeeville faces employee lawsuitThe city of Hardeeville stepped into the new year facing a lawsuit from an empl
Hardeeville faces employee lawsuit
Bluffton Today / Posted 22 days ago
The city of Hardeeville stepped into the new year facing a lawsuit from an employee who alleges officials conspired against her, preventing her from being hired as finance director. Tamika Shiggs, who joined city staff as an accountant in 2011,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Former Marine Nelson will run for state House seat in 57th DistrictRepublicans have selected Eric Nelson as their candidate in a March 15 special
Former Marine Nelson will run for state House seat in 57th District
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
Republicans have selected Eric Nelson as their candidate in a March 15 special election to fill the 57th District seat in the state House. Nelson, 47, of Hempfield is a businessman, former Marine and a member of the faculty at Indiana University of... Read more
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Dover Post
Father and son arrested in Felton drug investigation A Felton man, identified as Keith Nunn Sr., 55, and his son, Michael Nunn, 25
Father and son arrested in Felton drug investigation
Dover Post / Posted 23 days ago
A Felton man, identified as Keith Nunn Sr., 55, and his son, Michael Nunn, 25, have been arrested on a number of charges following a two-month investigation into drug sales in the area.Detectives... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Two Felton Men Arrested After Drug InvestigationFELTON, Del.- Delaware State Police arrested two people after a two-month-long
Two Felton Men Arrested After Drug Investigation
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 23 days ago
FELTON, Del.- Delaware State Police arrested two people after a two-month-long investigation into illegal drug sales in Felton. On January 15, detectives from Kent County Drug Unit, with the assistance of the Governor's Task Force (GTF), Special... Read more
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York Daily Record
'Sovereign citizens' are special cases for court securityThe York County Sheriff's Office receives intelligence, and sends deputies to t
'Sovereign citizens' are special cases for court security
York Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
The York County Sheriff's Office receives intelligence, and sends deputies to take classes about the movement, which involves people who believe they are not part of the United States. Levar Spence was at a hotel off U.S. Route 30 last April when... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh sued third time over City Council ordinanceAn association representing Pittsburgh apartment owners on Friday filed a lawsu
Pittsburgh sued third time over City Council ordinance
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
An association representing Pittsburgh apartment owners on Friday filed a lawsuit against the city seeking to overturn an ordinance Pittsburgh City Council passed last year that requires landlords to accept federal housing vouchers. The Apartment... Read more
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York Daily Record
Cellphone tracking raises legal issuesPolice departments in York County say they get warrants for cell-site location
Cellphone tracking raises legal issues
York Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
Police departments in York County say they get warrants for cell-site location information — though they're not required to in Pennsylvania. Across the U.S., it's an unsettled legal question. When Ian Brenner, a member of New York’s 212 gang, stood... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Rehoboth Beach Man Charged With Burglary After Claiming AssaultREHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- Police arrested a Rehoboth Beach man after they say he go
Rehoboth Beach Man Charged With Burglary After Claiming Assault
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 24 days ago
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- Police arrested a Rehoboth Beach man after they say he got into a fight with the owner of the home he tried to burglarize. According to Rehoboth Beach police, 57-year-old Roberto Alfaro contacted them around 7 p.m. Thursday,... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Hardeeville, council members face suit filed by city employeeThe city of Hardeeville stepped into the New Year facing a lawsuit from an empl
Hardeeville, council members face suit filed by city employee
Bluffton Today / Posted 24 days ago
The city of Hardeeville stepped into the New Year facing a lawsuit from an employee who alleges city officials conspired against her, preventing her from being hired as finance director. Tamika Shiggs, who joined city staff as an accountant in 2011,... Read more
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Columbia Star
January 15, 2016NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to
January 15, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 25 days ago
NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to towing, repair and/ or storage liens: are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-6-5635 and/ or 29- 15-10 SC Law as Amended: and are in the custody of... Read more
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Columbia Star
January 15, 2016MASTER'S SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Pingora
January 15, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 25 days ago
MASTER'S SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Pingora Loan Servicing, LLC vs. Mieoki K. Figueroa; Forest Creek Community Association, Inc.; , C/A No.15-CP-40- 4488 I, the undersigned Master for Richland County, will sell on... Read more
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Columbia Star
Richland County Masters Sale | January 15, 2016NOTICE OF SALE Case#2015-CP-40-03487 BY VIRTUE of a judgment heretofore granted
Richland County Masters Sale | January 15, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 25 days ago
NOTICE OF SALE Case#2015-CP-40-03487 BY VIRTUE of a judgment heretofore granted in the case of The City of Columbia vs. The Estate of Paul Parker and all Unknown persons with any right, title or interest in the real estate described herein; also any... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County to expand substance treatment centerGlenn J. Smith was formerly approved for his job as the county solicitor. He re
York County to expand substance treatment center
York Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
Glenn J. Smith was formerly approved for his job as the county solicitor. He replaces Michael Flannelly, who is now a York County Court of Common Pleas Judge. Smith will receive a salary of $110,000 per year plus $30 per month in county-paid... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
118 disciplinary actions taken against Pa. businesses, individualsIn December, 118 disciplinary actions were taken against Pennsylvania businesse
118 disciplinary actions taken against Pa. businesses, individuals
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 26 days ago
In December, 118 disciplinary actions were taken against Pennsylvania businesses and individuals by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs. Every month, the state of Pennsylvania releases the statistics. Listed below are the actions... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Deborah Harley appointed new Sexual Violence Investigation OfficerDeborah Harley Philadelphia attorney Deborah Harley was appointed to the posit
Deborah Harley appointed new Sexual Violence Investigation Officer
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 26 days ago
Deborah Harley Philadelphia attorney Deborah Harley was appointed to the position of Penn Sexual Violence Investigative Officer after her predecessor, Christopher Mallios, left in November to become a judge of Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas.... Read more
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