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Police Investigated Theft, Vandalism, Hit And Run

FRANKLIN COUNTY (Oct. 15, 2019) -- Area police departments investigated a number of crimes and made At least one arrest recently, according to recent news releases. Waynesboro police log

Looking Back: Franklin County’s History on October 15th

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 October 15th.
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New Business Spotlight: Chris’s Thrift Store

Chris Pollard, owner of Chris’s Thrift Store in Mercersburg, loves a bargain. When she opened her new store last week, she discovered many in this small community share that love.

Deed Transfers for September 29th to October 5th

Deed Transfers for Franklin County Pennsylvania from September 29th to October 5th, 2019.

Gabriella Johnson Named PSAC Southeast Division Volleyball Athlete of the Week

Johnson is one of five active Raiders to have received a PSAC Athlete of the Week award during their career

Men’s Cross Country Wins Bloom U. Invitational

The Shippensburg University men's cross country team used a pack mentality Saturday to come away with a team victory at the Bloomsburg University Invitational on a score of 47 points, edging conference rivals including Kutztown and Gannon.
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We are excited and have so much planned for our youth this year

Elia Announces Re-election Bid for Chambersburg Council

First Ward Borough Council member Alice Elia is gearing up a reelection campaign in preparation for next month’s general election.

AG Objects to Perdue Pharma’s Bonuses Plan

Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a legal objection yesterday to Purdue Pharma’s $38 million dollar bonuses for company executives.

Wilson College Commits To Youth Leadership Program

Wilson College has committed $8,000 to the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation to fund the 2019-2020 Leadership Franklin County (LFC) Youth Program.

Senator Recognizes Community ‘Kindness’ Custodian

Outside, it was cold and wet, but inside this small community’s elementary school the atmosphere was warm and cheery. And filled with kindness.
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AppleFest: Celebrating Apples, History, Kids

Downtown Chambersburg will be alive with craft and art vendors, food vendors throughout the square and live music on one stage.

CVSM Plans Its 30th Anniversary Gala Showcase Concert

The concert celebrates 30 years of making music accessible to everyone in Chambersburg and surrounding areas.

Important Recall Info That May Affect Your Vehicle

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you.

Franklin County Creek Cleanup Project Looking for Volunteers

Pulling trash and debris out of the Conocheague Creek is a labor of love for Eric Grace and members of his Creek Cleanup Project.

Over The Rainbow Eases Trauma of Abused Children, Families

Child abuse is a serious problem in Franklin County. We see hundreds of cases reported every year. It's all about changing the way people think about and respond to child sexual assault

Letter to the Editor: Donors Very Generous with Stuff the Bus...

On behalf of United Way of Franklin County, I’d like to express my sincere thanks to the people and organizations that supported our 2019 Stuff the Bus project.

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.
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The Birds

Oct 16: Waynesboro Theatre Classic Movie Series – The Birds

The Birds is the fourth in a six Classic Movie Series presented by the Waynesboro Theatre and sponsored by Trinity House.
Oct 19: Chambersburg AppleFest

Oct 19: Chambersburg AppleFest

Oct 19: Harvest Day 2019

Oct 19: Pumpkin Festival

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George E. Rines 1929 ~ 2019

George E. “Duke” Rines, 89, of Chambersburg passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Laurel Lakes Rehabilitation and Wellness Center.

Glenn W. Angle 1919 ~ 2019

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