Lebanon VA Medical Center seeks feedback from veterans
Officials with the Lebanon VA Medical Center want feedback. They gathered with veterans from Berks County for a town hall-style meeting at the Ag Center in Bern Township. The new secretary of Veterans Affairs asked all VA medical centers to gather feedback amid complaints of long wait times in other parts of the country. "Many of the stories we hear are very positive," said Douglas Etter, public ...
Lebanon VA Medical Center passes surprise inspection
The inspection was conducted in response to access concerns at VA hospitals.
Four arrested in Russell County, Va. on meth charges
LEBANON, Va. -- Four people were arrested late last week on methamphetamine charges in Russell County, Virginia.
Local veterans could see benefit of more aid to VA
Few Berks County veterans will likely be eligible for a new program that allows Veterans Affairs-sponsored medical care through outside providers, officials with the Lebanon VA Medical Center said Monday.
Attack on Pearl Harbor remembered at Lebanon VA Medical Center
Visitors greet Pearl Harbor survivor Charles Boyer after a Peal Harbor remembrance ceremony at the VA Medical Center Chapel in South Lebanon Township on Sunday.
Groups are plentiful if you want to join or may be of some help
ABINGDON SENIOR CENTER: Abingdon, Va., 300 Senior Drive, various events such as arts, floral arranging, exercise, day trips, game nights, bridge, quilting, arts exploration and more. 276-628-3911.
Rapho Township police standoff ends safely
A man described as a veteran in his 50s surrenders to police after a six-hour standoff at the Penns Woods Inn in Rapho Township, Lancaster County, Wednesday. The man had threatened to kill himself.
There are many groups in the area to join
Choose a group to join for a learning experience or just to help out.
South Lebanon crash takes down utility pole; more police and emergency news
A pole lies across East Cumberland Street in South Lebanon Township Sunday morning following an accident. Traffic was diverted in the area for a period of time. No police report was available.
Mobile food pantry serves areas in need
Food pantries in Southwest Virginia serve 125,000 people each month. But what about the areas where there isn't a food pantry nearby?