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Looking Back: It Happened on August 20th

Take a look back at Franklin County's history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on August 20th.

Police log: Aug 19 – Chief Sets Town Hall Meeting With...

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Chief Ron Camacho will host a town hall-style meeting at 6 p.m. at the Chambersburg Recreation Center, 235 S. Third Street.
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Business Spotlight: W&B Prime Construction Services

W&B Prime Construction Services specialize in new custom builds for both commercial and residential properties, as well as preservation projects that help maintain the historical integrity of the buildings.

F&M Trust to Relocate Corporate Headquarters, Operations Center

Franklin Financial Services Corporation and its subsidiary F&M Trust announced plans to relocate their corporate headquarters and operations center
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Wilson Women’s Soccer Releases 2019 Schedule

2019 Wilson College Women's Soccer team begins the 2019 season with a home opener Aug. 30 against Hollins University

Mont Alto Wrestling Unveils Projected 2019-20 Lineup

The Penn State Mont Alto wrestling program and head coach Chris Leese announced the addition of eight new wrestlers who are expected to make an immediate impact during the 2019-20 season.
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We are excited and have so much planned for our youth this year

Letterkenny ARMY Depot Welcomes New Post Commander

Col. Gregory Gibbons succeeded Col. Stephen Ledbetter as commander of Letterkenny Army Depot on Thursday.

Attorney General Urges Ban on PFAS Chemicals

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today urged Congress to support federal legislation to regulate PFAS chemicals that are harming Pennsylvanians’ health and environment.

TSD Letter to Families: Back to School Events

Happy Back To School season! I’m sure you’ll be hearing from your students’ building leadership this week if you have not already.

School Bus Safety a Priority for PennDOT

School starts in less than a week, meaning school buses on the county’s roads.
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Sharing Culture and Henna Designs

Health care providers are often known for their healing hands but through a delicate web of intricate design, one WellSpan Summit Health provider showed her artistic hand, while lending a hand to her co-workers.

Make-A-Wish Truck Convoy Was Biggest so Far

Organizers of the 8th annual Make-A-Wish Truck Convoy expected this year’s event to be a little bigger than last year’s. The popular event has grown every year, after all.

Penn State Announces Huge Solar Project

Penn State University kicks off the state's biggest solar energy project here next month.

Consumer Review: Kool Splash Water Slide by Intex

We like this toy. It is big, has a water sprayer for the slide and a landing pad at the bottom to prevent hitting the wall on the way into the water.

Big News: FCFP Is Now a Part of Lion Publishers

This week we were accepted as a member of LION Publishers, the nation’s only association dedicated to Local Independent Online News publishers.

Letter to the Editor: Thanking Voters in Chambersburg’s Third Ward

Now that the primary election results are official, I want to thank voters in Chambersburg’s Third Ward for their bipartisan support.

A Very Strawberry Stuffed French Toast

This sweet treat will delight your tastebuds with this Strawberry Stuffed French Toast recipe.

New Orleans Style Cajun Chicken

New Orleans is famous for its seafood, gumbo and its hot cajun spice mix. In this recipe, we dry rub chicken breasts with a hot cajun spice mix cooked to tender perfection in a foil pouch with shrimp, potatoes, bell peppers, mushrooms, and onions.

Sanitation Loader | $20.15 per hour

Are you an early riser? Do you prefer getting your work done before everyone else wakes up? Do you like to be outside all...

Giant Yard Sale for Missions

St. Paul United Methodist Women is sponsoring a giant yard sale to benefit missions on Thursday, September 5 and Friday, September 6, from 8:00...

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Aug 22: Summer Movie Extravaganza - Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Aug 22: Capitol Theatre Summer Movie Extravaganza – Ferris Bueller’s Day...

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is the last of a ten movie Summer Movie Extravaganza at the Capitol Theatre. Concessions are sold at both movies, Beer/Wine is sold at the evening movie.
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Obituary: Teresa Jane Burkholder 1960 ~ 2019

Teresa Jane Burkholder, 58, of Newburg, Passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the home of her mother.

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