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Looking back: It happened on May 25th

Take a look back at news and photos that occurred on May 25th, 25, 50, and 100 years ago in Franklin County, PA.

Dad Who Hit Kids With Tennis Racquet Arrested

A local man who spanked his two children with a wooden tennis racquet last weekend has been charged with several misdemeanors, including endangering the welfare of children.

Weekly Job Roundup: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Our weekly job roundup is a list of jobs we found from May 16th to May 22nd. We searched the internet to find potential jobs available in Franklin County, PA. We only post jobs that state up front what the pay rate is. Good luck

Chamber Seeking Partnership With Local Restaurants

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce is seeking to partner with more than 20 local restaurants during ChambersFest Restaurant Week held July 13-20.

Trojan Boys Basketball: It Was a Tremendous Season

The Chambersburg Trojans Boys Basketball team began the year knowing they could have a good season, but what they ended up accomplishing far exceeded expectations.

Wagner, Feaser Earn USCAA All-American Honors

Sophomore infielder Brooklyn Wagner received a selection to the USCAA All-American Second Team and senior Krista Feaser was recognized on the Honorable Mention Team
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We are excited and have so much planned for our youth this year

PA Auditor General Takes Legislature to Task Over PSP Pay Issue

With the busy Memorial Day travel period beginning, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today thanked Pennsylvania State Troopers for keeping our highways safe and urged the General Assembly to adequately fund the statewide law enforcement agency.

Voters Give Shank Overwhelming Win

Mary Beth Shank won both Republican and Democratic nominations for an opening on the bench as a judge in the Court of Common Pleas 39th Judicial District during Tuesday's primary election.

CASHS JROTC Cadet Appointed to Merchant Marine Academy

Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Cadet Spencer Rajtik has accepted appointment to the Merchant Marine Academy at King's Point, New York.

IB Students Hold Translation Workshop

The CASHS International Baccalaureate (IB) year one language classes planned and implemented their first annual translation workshop, which kicked off last month.

Totem Pole Playhouse 5-Show Summer Subscription Series

Totem Pole Playhouse has announced a major change in its programming format starting this summer. A new 5-show summer subscription series at the Totem Pole

Fish Without a License on Sunday

FRANKLIN COUNTY -- the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has an invitation for everyone who has always wanted to go fishing but...

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.

Three Mile Island to Close in September

Exelon Generation announced today that Three Mile Island Generating Station Unit 1 (TMI) will shut down by Sept. 30, 2019.

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.

Letter to the Editor: Mary Beth Shank for Judge

There is a joke floating around these days: How can you tell when politicians are lying? Answer: When their mouth is moving!
Spicy Peach Mango Salsa Recipe

Spicy Peach Mango Salsa Recipe

This amazing mix of chunky mangos, peaches, tomatoes, bell peppers, jalapenos, in a blend of lime juice, cilantro, and brown sugar is the ultimate treat for serving at a get together with family and friends, or enjoy every bite for yourself.
The Croquette of Monte Cristo

Introducing the Croquette of Monte Cristo

The Croquette of Monte Cristo is a potato croquette stuffed with ham, cheese, onions, cabbage and mushrooms then coated in a breading and fried to crisp perfection.

Farm for Sale by Owner

105 acres, Zoned R-2, High-Density Residential with (Water and Sewer Across property) with 85 acres tillable, Cape Code style Limestone house, 2 car detached...

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Obituary: Lista M. Ocker

Lista M. Ocker, 85, of Chambersburg, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at Falling Spring Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Chambersburg
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