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Becky Voss to Lead Over the Rainbow

Becky Voss is the new Executive Director at Over the Rainbow Children's Advocacy Center in Chambersburg. She takes the baton from Dianne Kelso, who guided the organization since it opened in 2015.

Police Log: Crashes, Assaults, Forgeries and Thefts

Area police investigated a number of serious and non-so-serious crimes recently, and are asking for the public’s help in finding culprits in some of those cases.

Business Spotlight: Local Veteran Starts a National Fitness Franchise

Local Army veteran Frankie Serrano, the owner of THE8BLOCK Fitness Studio, has started a National Fitness Franchise.

Turkey Hill Adds Beer and Wine Sales to Waynesboro Store

Sales of Pennsylvania wines and domestic and imported cold beer debuted Thursday at Waynesboro’s Turkey Hill Minit Markets store.
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Singer Tabbed to All-ECAC Team

The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its 2019 Division III Field Hockey All-ECAC Team and major award winners.

Mont Alto Student-Athletes Take Part in Polar Plunge

Penn State Mont Alto student-athletes helped raise more than $12,000 for childhood cancer in Sunday's Polar Plunge.
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We are excited and have so much planned for our youth this year

County Looks at Increasing Library System Funding

Franklin County Commissioners are looking at a request from the Franklin County Library System (FCLS) for funding to maintain its buildings, services, and staff.

Kauffman: Putting PA on the Path to Better Health

With the goal of building a #HealthierPA, Rep. Rob Kauffman, R-89, said he is supporting several bills designed to remove barriers to treatment and better assess behavioral health and other needs.

Penn State Mont Alto to Offer American Mathematics Competitions

Attention, young mathematicians. Penn State Mont Alto is hosting the American Mathematics Competitions in February. You are invited. You could go far, perhaps all the way to national completion.

Giving Tuesday, and Making a Difference

Mark your calendars and plan to support Penn State Mont Alto’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips during this year’s #GivingTuesday challenge. Through their ASB experiences, students learn that every individual matters and each person can make an impact in the lives of others
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Pets of the Week: Amber, Monkey and Ashtyn

CVAS encourages anyone interested in bringing a four-legged friend into their home to check out the wonderful animals available for adoptions at the shelter.

Celebrating Christmas for the Puppies

The Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter will host Christmas for the Puppies from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the shelter on Letterkenny Road West.

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.

Letter To The Editor: Sidewalk Meeting Important

I urge residents and business owners in the Borough of Chambersburg to attend a Dec. 9 public hearing about sidewalks.

Letter To The Editor: Changes Needed In Health Care Insurance

Health insurance is supposed to protect people in their time of need. But with prices going up and networks getting smaller, it’s hard to tell what we are paying for.

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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Nuncrackers, the Nunsense Christmas Musical

Dec 15: Nuncrackers, the Nunsense Christmas Musical

Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical is the first "TV Special" taped by the sisters in their convent basement studio for Cable Access.
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Obituary: Jewel G. Umbrell

Jewel G. Umbrell, 78, of Willow Hill, departed this life on the morning of Thursday, December 12, 2019, at the Chambersburg Hospital.
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