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Former CBS 21 anchor Robb Hanrahan passes away

Hanrahan, 60, began anchoring at the station in 2010.
Credit: Courtesy of CBS 21
CBS 21 news anchor Robb Hanrahan in a photo from his bio page on CBS 21's website

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Longtime CBS 21 News anchor Rob Hanrahan passed away over the weekend, the station released in a statement

Hanrahan, 60, began anchoring at the station in 2010. He was the weeknight evening and late news anchor. 

"Robb's contributions during his time with CBS 21 and the amazing connections he made with everyone who worked at the station are immeasurable," the station wrote. "He will be greatly missed."

Hanrahan retired in 2021 after suffering a severe heart attack. He cited wanting to focus more time focusing on his health and family. 

Hanrahan was the recipient of multiple broadcast awards and honors, including the National Edward R. Murrow Award as well as numerous Emmy and Associated Press awards. 

He had 38 years of journalistic experience, working at multiple news stations, as well as print media and radio outlets. 

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