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If you strip away the labels and isms and meta tags, what are you left with? Are you strong and free enough as an individual to survive the loss of all those crutches and maintain reason and meaning? Can you use the power of thought and choice to walk the road of life?

Unofficial Election Results

Franklin County, PA voters have made their choice yesterday. Here are the latest results for the May 21st Primary Election.

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

Weekly Job Roundup: Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Our weekly job roundup is a list of jobs we found from May 8th to May 15th. We searched the internet to find what potential jobs are available in Franklin County, PA.

Letter to the Editor: Another Bad Week for Taxpayers

It was another bad week for Pennsylvania taxpayers. Just the other day it was reported that Governor Tom Wolf handed out huge salary increases to his top staffers.

Would-Be Armed Robbers Leave Sheetz Store Empty Handed

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two masked men who tried to rob a Sheetz store on Ritter Highway at gunpoint late last night.

Candidate List for the May 21st Election

The 2019 Municipal Election for Franklin County, Pennsylvania is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21st, 2019. Polls will open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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.

Anonymous Snapchat App User Threatens G-ASHS

Pennsylvania State Police and the FBI are investigating an online threat to a Greencastle High School student and possibly to the high school.

Letter to the Editor: The Pill

When you go to the doctor and try to explain just what your symptoms indicate to you (as a non-doctor) and even before you are finished, he tells you he has just the thing that can fix that.

Letter to the Editor: Please Vote for Herb Dolaway

My name is Patty Dolaway and I am writing to endorse my husband, Herb for re-election to the 5th Ward Borough Council of Chambersburg.

34 Local, State Agencies Involved in Search

An investigation into the death of Gregory Alan Cole, 51, is ongoing, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Gregory Alan Cole Found Deceased

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services announced that the body of Gregory Cole was found today by South Central PA Search & Rescue teams.

I-81 to Reopen Soon After Lumber Spill

I-81 southbound between Chambersburg and Marrion are expected to open within the next hour. The interstate was been closed following an accident at about 1 am Thursday morning.

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.
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.

Area Schools Get Safety Grants From State

The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) this week announced grants to be used in improving school safety and security as well as preventing violence in communities

Chefs Walk 2019 Brings Great Food and Music

CHAMBERSBURG -- It's that time of year again! Time for First Friday celebrations, farmers markets and summer festivals, all celebrated downtown.

2019 Election Information for Franklin County, PA

The County Board of Elections and the Department of State Bureau of Commissions are responsible for management of all elections in Franklin County.
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.

New Poll Shows 65% Want Their Weed Legalized

Franklin County -- Two seperate polls conducted by Franklin County Free Press show that 65% of Franklin County respondents want marijuana legalized.
Philly Cheesesteak

Uncle Phil’s Cheesesteak Sandwich

When the craving for a juicy, savory and drippy Philly Cheesesteak, hold off on driving all the way to Philadelphia for one. There are is another option when it comes to biting into a roll stuffed with thin-sliced, sauteed rib eye and melted cheese.

2019 Easter Drawing Winners

We received 86 entries into our 2019 Easter Egg hunt contest. A random generator selected 3 winners.

The Great Easter Egg Hunt Software Failure of 2019

Houston we have a problem. Our effort to garner readership through an virtual easter egg hunt was an epic fail. Our basket seem to have a hole in it and eggs keep falling out.

Waynesboro Man Charged in Domestic Violence Case

Waynesboro — Police arrested Douglass C. Holden, 39 years old, after a domestic violence disturbance was reported on April 10th. Douglass was charged with one count each of strangulation, simple assault, terroristic threats and unlawful restraint.

Free 3D Printing Classes @ Waynesboro Library

The equipment can be use for free and create pretty much anything you can imagine.

FC Free Press 🐰 Easter Egg Hunt

That's right folks, it's another Easter Egg Hunt, with a twist. Don't worry you won't have to leave your chair to participate in this hunt.
Moe's Beer Can Chicken

Moe’s Beer Can Chicken

This master recipe for beer-can chicken is a showstopper that will dazzle your family and friends. - - Spice...

FCFreePress.com Usage Report for Mar 2019

As of March 31st we have 656 active subscribers to our newspaper. Our goal for April is 1000 subscribers.
Mario & Luigi's 5 Cheese Macaroni Casserole

Mario & Luigi’s 5 Cheese Macaroni Casserole

Bring the whole family to the table with this incredible 5 cheese macaroni casserole. It's perfect for parties, banquets and family reunions.

State Grants Support Local Roadway Improvements, Business Expansion

Three local communities will receive state grants for projects that will improve roads and help create jobs, Rep. Rob Kauffman, R-89, said this week.

Funding Awarded For North Chambersburg Improvements Project – Phase II

The North Chambersburg Improvements Project is a multi-municipal, multi-faceted project that will directly unleash the economic potential and improve the safety and functionality of the growing commercial corridor around I81 exit 17.
Aunt Mable's Rhubarb Pie

Aunt Mable’s Rhubarb Pie

This buttery homemade crust and tangy-sweet filling makes Aunt Mable's Rhubarb Pie absolutely delicious!
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Cooking Glazing

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins (Glazed)

There's no need for the Muffin Man when you've got a formula that's as simple and foolproof as this recipe for Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins.

Butterball Recalls Turkey Products Due to Salmonella Contamination

Butterball recalls approximately 78,164 pounds of raw ground turkey products that have been contaminated with Salmonella Schwarzengrund, the U.S.
Roast Beef French Dip Sandwich

Slow Cooker Roast Beef French Dip Sandwich

This slow cooker Roast Beef French Dip Sandwich is perfect meal for a busy weeknight, game day meals or entertaining.
King Lear's Beer Battered Fish & Chips

King Richard’s Beer Battered Fish & Chips

Even if you’ve never visited England, you can make this traditional Pub fare at home. While cod or haddock tends to be the fish of choice in England, any large-flake white fish will do.

Fishing Tackle Loaner Program

The Fishing Tackle Loaner Program (FTLP) provides partner organizations fishing rods, reels and equipped tackle boxes. The partners loan this equipment to individuals or groups, enabling them to enjoy fishing without having to buy gear themselves. The PFBC purchases the equipment directly from manufacturers at discount pricing.
Baked Mozzarella Tomato Chicken on Cheesy Pasta with Sweet Carrots

Baked Mozzarella Tomato Chicken on Cheesy Pasta with Sweet Carrots

A pan-seared chicken, smothered and baked in a mozzarella tomato sauce. Served on a plate of cheesy and pasta with glazed carrots on the side.

2019 Pennsylvania Trout Season

Since late February, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has been busy stocking waterways with a fresh supply of brook, brown and rainbow trout. And with approximately 3.2 million adult trout stocked in lakes and creeks, along with more than 10,000 miles of wild trout waters, anglers will have plenty of opportunities to catch a stocked or wild trout.

Consumer Review: O-Cedar Spin Mop

I bought the O-Cedar EasyWring Microfiber Spin Mop Bucket Floor Cleaning System on Amazon for $30. It's a very lightweight and durable mop and bucket.
Dore Fay Strock is a certified Bob Ross Instructor

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Gregory Alan Cole Found Deceased

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services announced that the body of Gregory Cole was found today by South Central PA Search & Rescue teams.
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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.