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A Cappella & Unplugged Round One

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Cause of Sunday Fire Under Investigation

An investigation into a fire that extensively damaged two buildings in downtown Chambersburg Sunday continues today, fire officials said.

Police Log: Assault – Lost and Found Items

Area police investigated a fight in Shippensburg over the weekend and took several lost and found reports.
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From July 13-20, 2019, Chambersburg, PA will be bustling with activity for the 33rd Annual ChambersFest community celebration.

Jobs, Higher Wages Grow Franklin County Economy

The county’s economy is in a very good place right now with new businesses continuing to create new jobs.

My Car Butler Celebrates Grand Opening

Business leaders and community members gathered early Friday to celebrate the Grand Opening of My Car Butler’s automotive campus with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Harris Takes Over Women’s Soccer Program

Wilson College Director of Athletics Lori Frey has announced that Terrance Harris has been named the interim head coach of the women's soccer program.

Mont Alto Golf Releases 2019 Fall Schedule

Penn State Mont Alto golf coach Bill Burke announced his team's 2019 fall schedule available on psumontaltoathletics.com.
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We are excited and have so much planned for our youth this year

Victim Protection Bills Championed by Kauffman Signed into Law

Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-89), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, joined the governor when a package of bills was signed into law focused on providing better protections to crime victims.

Stonehill Appointed to Important National Committee

Jeffrey Stonehill has been appointed to serve on the International City/County Management Association's Governmental Affairs and Policy Committee.

Mount Aloysius College Hosts Summer Open House

Mount Aloysius College is holding a summer open house on Friday, July 19, at 10 a.m. in their Wolf-Kuhn Gallery. The event is open to all new, transfer, and returning adult students and their families.

Replacing Keystone Exams with SATs Would Save Money, Help Students and...

In a new special report released today, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Pennsylvania taxpayers are still spending tens of millions of dollars every year on the Keystone Exams, which have not been federally required for four years.

A Cappella & Unplugged Semi-Finalists

Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites the public to view the semi-finalists of A Cappella & Unplugged 2019 on Facebook

Chambersburg Police Greet Public at Farmers Market

Visitors to the downtown Farmer's Market will have a chance to interact with Chambersburg Police Department officers today.

FCFreePress.com Usage Report for May 2019

We gained 677 new subscribers in May for a total of 2121 active subscribers to our newspaper. We have 4 platforms subscribers can receive our news stories on.

FCFreePress.com Usage Report for April 2019

As of April 30th our growth rate is at 600% and we have 1444 active subscribers to our newspaper. Our goal for May is to add another 1000 subscribers.

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.

Letter to the Editor: In Support of John Flannery

I am writing this letter in support of John Flannery for Franklin County Commissioner in the upcoming May 21st primary election.

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.

Sausage and Cabbage Skillet Dinner

This is a simple, one-pan meal that is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, and it’s a welcome change of pace from the same old thing you might be cooking for your family’s dinner!

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Obituary: Anna B. (Berrier) Johnson 1937 ~ 2019

Anna B. (Berrier) Johnson, 81, of Orrstown, departed this life on Sunday, July 7, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.


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