Archives for January 2017

Wagner Announces Candidacy for Governor

Governor Wolf has his first challenger in his bid for reelection. Republican state Senator Scott Wagner, announcing he’ll seek the GOP nomination for governor. Wagner, who owns a waste hauling company which has contracts with dozens of southcentral Pennsylvania municipalities, was elected to the state Senate in 2014 when he won a write-in campaign over the Republican Party’s hand-picked candidate.

Fatal Fire Near Bellwood

Two people are dead in a mobile home fire in Blair County. The victims have been identified by the Coroner’s Office as 44-year-old Dawna Winslow and her wo-year-old grandson, Caiden Winslow. The cause of the fire, which broke out shortly after 7 this morning in the 2300 block of West 13th Street in Antis Township, is under investigation.