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Obituary: Delores Catherine Ocker

Delores Catherine Ocker, 89, of Shippensburg, entered eternity, Sunday, September 15, 2019 in the Chambersburg Hospital.

State Senator Charged With Child Pornography

Charges were filed against a Pennsylvania legislator accused of sex crimes against children, according to Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

Puppies and Their Owners Invited to Main Street Park

Dogs of all ages, shapes and sizes are invited to Mainstreet Waynesboro’s Second Annual Puppies in the Park Saturday, September 21st, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Main Street Park.

Obituary: Janet L. Bard

Janet L Bard, 80, of Shippensburg, passed away peacefully on Saturday September 7, 2019 at ManorCare of Carlisle.

Mount Aloysius Announces Fall Open House

Mount Aloysius College invites prospective students and their families to visit the 193-acre campus for an Open House on Sunday, Sept. 29th.

CLUS Kicks Off Climate Change Series At Shippensburg University

The Center for Land Use and Sustainability (CLUS) is kicking off a climate change series this fall.

Greencastle-Antrim Chamber Unveils New Christmas Ornament

The Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce unveiled its 2019 Christmas ornament, designed by local artist Rebekah Walck.

Salvation Army Looking For Car Show Vendors

The Salvation Army of Chambersburg PA is looking for vendors and volunteers for it's First Car Show Benefit Sept. 21 at Chambersburg Mall.

Longtime Waynesboro Nurse, Barb Bock, Receives Lifetime DAISY Award

When an employee retires, they typically get cards, kind words from their colleagues and maybe some cake.

Mont Alto XC Launches Lap-a-Thon Fundraiser

For the first-time ever, the Penn State Mont Alto cross country program is launching a Lap-a-Thon fundraiser. The event, set for Saturday, September 28, takes place on the campus intramural field.

Phoenix Fall to Lions in Overtime

The Wilson men's soccer team hit the road Saturday for a nonconference match against the Lions of Albright College.

Phoenix Blanked by Bobcats

Wilson College’s women's soccer team was defeated Saturday by the Bobcats of the University of Pittsburgh Greensburg.

Obituary: Charles R. “Randy” Shafer

Charles R. “Randy” Shafer, 74, of Biglerville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Shippensburg Health Care Center, surrounded by his loving family.

CVAS Pets of the Week 9-14-2019

Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter has lots of adorable pets who are looking for forever homes.

Online Absentee Ballot Applications Launch Monday

The mobile-friendly, online application site, available at votesPA.com/ApplyAbsentee, goes live on Monday, Sept. 16, the first day that registered voters may apply for absentee ballots for the Nov. 5 election.

‘Be Prepared, Not Scared’ PA Emergency Management Urges

Be Prepared, Not Scared. That’s the message this month from the state’s Emergency Management Agency.

Campus Symposium to Explore Gender Equity as a Constitutional Right

A panel at Penn State Mont Alto discuss gender equality and the Constitution on Monday, Sept. 16th, 2019.

Phoenix Fall to Fighting Squirrels

Wilson’s womens soccer took on the Fighting Squirrels of Mary Baldwin University last night in a nonconference match.

Terminix Court Settlement Could Help Some Consumers

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced his office has reached a settlement with The Terminix International Company, L.P. Terminix is a Delaware limited partnership with regional offices across Pennsylvania.

Zelle® Now Live in F&M Trust Mobile Banking App

F&M Trust today announced that Zelle® is now live in the F&M Trust mobile banking app.

Obituary: Stacy Ann McGee

Stacy Ann McGee, 49, of Concord, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at the Chambersburg Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

Obituary: Tommy Ray “Tom” Wiser

Tommy Ray Wiser, 65, of Shippensburg, was ushered into the presence of God on Sunday, September 8, 2019 while at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Late Goal Lifts Jackets Over Phoenix

The Wilson College men's soccer team traveled for a non-conference match-up with Waynesburg University.

Nation’s Attorney Generals Launch Probe Into Google’s Business Practices

The nation’s Attorney Generals are launching a probe into Google’s business practices, it was announced today.

Wilson Women’s Hoops to Host Elite Hoops Clinic

The Wilson College women's basketball team will host the 2019 Elite Hoops Clinic on Saturday, September 21. The Elite Hoops Clinic provides an opportunity for all girls ages 16-21 to be evaluated by the Wilson women's basketball coaching staff.

Quakers Deny Phoenix in Non-Conference Play

The Wilson College field hockey team traveled to Earlham College for a non-conference matchup Saturday.

Aggies Edge Phoenix in Overtime

The Wilson men's soccer team hit the road yesterday afternoon for a nonconference match against the Delaware Valley Aggies. The Phoenix will head to Waynesburg University on Monday for another nonconference match beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Phoenix Upend Patriots in Non-Conference Road Game

The Wilson College women's soccer team traveled to the University of Valley Forge Saturday for a nonconference match.

Phoenix Split Wins in Volleyball Tri-Match

The Wilson College women's volleyball team hosted a tri-match Saturday, facing off against the Lions of Albright College and the Colonels of Wilkes University.

Obituary: Audrey Pauline Eutzy 1936 ~ 2019

Audrey Pauline Eutzy, 83, of Silver Spring, MD, departed this life on the afternoon of Friday, September 6, 2019, at the Holy Cross Hospital.

Three Common Hour Talks to be Held at Coyle Free Library

In recognition of its 150th anniversary, Wilson College is expanding its Common Hour series of lectures this year to include three evening talks at the Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St.

Wilson Volleyball Falls to Blue Jays

Wilson College's womens volleyball team continued their road stretch as they traveled to Elizabethtown College for a nonconference match.

Mont Alto Men’s Soccer Wins in 2OT

The Penn State Mont Alto men's soccer team claimed their second 1-0 win over Central Penn College on Friday afternoon.

Mont Alto Cross Country Opens Season at the Galen Piper Cross...

The Penn State Mont Alto cross country team ran under the lights Friday evening to jumpstart the 2019 season at the 10th Annual Galen Piper Cross Country Challenge.

Franklin County 911 Dispatcher Receives Clinical Save Award

Makenzie Cleary, a 911 Dispatcher, received a prestigious award for her actions this summer in helping save a man’s life.

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.

PSUMA Womens Volleyball Earns Decisive Win

The Penn State Mont Alto women's volleyball team earned a decisive win in three sets over PSU York on Thursday evening to improve to 3-1 on the 2019 season.

Property Owners Invited to Storm Sewer Discussion

A pubic meeting this month gives property owners a chance to review and discuss the draft Storm Sewer Utility Rate Structure and Credit Program.

G-A Chamber to Hear About Opioid Crisis

The Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce invites both members and the general public to its September Chamber breakfast to hear about the current opioid crisis.

Last 3rd Saturday Celebration of the Season This Month

The Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce invites the community to attend September’s 3rd Saturday in the Square, sponsored by Meritus Health, on Saturday, September 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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