Democrats and Republicans turned out for yesterday's primary in Pa.
Democrat Kevin Schreiber won the open seat in York's 95th legislative district and he will replace former state house rep. and current state auditor general Eugene Depasquale. Schreiber's term runs through Nov. of 2014.
In the race for York Co. Common Pleas Court..due to cross-filing, former congressman Todd Platts, who won the GOP nomination yesterday, will face fellow republican but now democratic nominee Michael Flannelly in the fall.
For York city mayor....Democrat Kim Bracey held off a challenge from council president Carol Hill Evans.
Council seats...democrats Henry Nixon and Renee Nelson move on to the fall.
For County D-A...current office holder and republican Tom Kearney won the nomination.
In the race for coroner in York County...Pam Gay got the GOP nod and Kay Strausbaugh is the democrats choice for November.
In Lancaster....Common Pleas Court.....Merrill Spahn ran unopposed.....as did democratic mayor Rick Gray.
Residents of Dallastown and Dillsburg in York County and Pequea in Lancaster County approved the sale of alcohol in their towns.
Regionally...business owner Eric Papenfuse beat current Harrisburg mayor Linda Thompson to win the nomination. He will face independent Nevin Mindlin in the fall.
In the state race for Superior Court.....democratic A
llegheny County judge Jack McVay will face republican Vic Stabile, a lawyer from Harrisburg, in the November general election.
Turnout in York County... was just over 16%......that compares with 25% in last years primary.
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A gas leak resulting from a car hitting a gas line in Lancaster City is forcing the evacuation of a large area around the 100 block of College Avenue. A strong smell of gas has been detected at the scene. Motorists who normally take Routes 23 or 462 into the city are being advised to take alternate routes.
Three people are facing criminal charges after police say they were living in a mobile home with an infant, two other people and more than 80 animals. Ephrata police said Tuesday they filed charges of endangering the welfare of children against Pearl, William and Paul herman, and animal cruelty charges against the two men. Police say the animals included turtles, potbellied pigs, chickens, exotic birds, ducks, cats and dogs. They say the animals defecated throughout the mobile home, and some of them needed veterinary care. The home was condemned.
The coroner was called to the scene of a crash in Warrington Township. The initial 911 call shortly before one Tuesday afternoon indicated the accident on the first block of Catalpa Tane involved entrapment. No further details have been released.
A Mount Wolf woman is hurt following a single-vehicle crash in Conewago Township. It happened just before 4 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East Canal Road. Police say a car driven by 40-year-old Jennifer Caplinger left the roadway and struck a utility pole. The vehicle then spun around and hit a large stone fence post. Caplinger was treated at York Hospital for minor injuries. The crash remains under investigation.