Franklin County’s Chief Juvenile Probation Officer, Kathleen “Kati” McGrath, is Pennsylvania’s 2019 Chief Probation Officer of the Year.
President Judge Shawn D. Meyers administered an Oath of Office last week to the 39th Judicial District’s newest Adult Probation employees.
Franklin and Fulton County’s newest judge took her place Friday on the bench with the 39th Judicial District Court of Common Pleas.
A dozen different projects will receive $267,000 in funding this year through Franklin County ‘s Tourism and Quality of Life Enhancement Grant.
The budget does not increase the county real estate tax but does add an extra 1/4 mill to the library tax.
In an effort to better protect the public and prison corrections staff by ensuring dangerous criminals are held accountable, the House passed a package of bills this week known as the “Smart Justice” package, said Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-89), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, which first vetted the bills.
Town Council will conduct a Public Hearing Dec. 9 to review and discuss a Curb and Sidewalk Installation Plan/Map, and consider approving it by Ordinance.
Franklin County Commissioners approved a tentative 2020 $157,971,700 budget on Tuesday. This represents a $5.7 million decrease from the preliminary budget proposed in October.
Veterans Affairs Coordinator Tara Goetz is Franklin County’s November Employee of the Month.
Chambersburg residents have been using electricity from a landmark landfill-gas-to-electricity power plant at Progressive Waste’s Blue Ridge Landfill in Scotland for five years now.
The House Judiciary Committee will hold a voting meeting Tuesday to consider the following bills, which focus on criminal justice reforms:
Medical emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere, to anyone. When they do, most people reach for the phone and call 911.
Douglas Wilburne took on the role of Franklin County's Chief Adult Probation Officer last month. His promotion became effective October 3rd, 2019.
Residents struggling with home heating bills can apply for assistance from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which opened Nov. 1.
Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives continued its commitment to supporting first responders last week.
A preliminary report gleaned from results of an extensive two-year survey seeking public input on the future of Pennsylvanian’s state parks is now available for public viewing.
New rules and regulations for tattoo parlors and body piercing businesses are coming to Chambersburg.
Chambersburg's natural gas department will soon be undertaking a Gas Knowledge Telephone Survey, according to Borough Manager Jeffrey Stonehill.
Todd Rowley, 55, of Donegal Township, Westmoreland County, has announced his candidacy as a 2020 Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District seat.
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn has announced the release of a preliminary report gleaned from an extensive two-year survey seeking public input on the future of Pennsylvanian’s state parks.
The Chambersburg Recreation Department celebrated the completion of its newest park with a ribbon-cutting this week.
Franklin County Commissioners have named a 911 Center employee credited with helping save a man’s life last summer as its October Employee of the Month. Commissioners presented Makenzie Cleary with the award during a special ceremony this week.
Herb Dolaway, a Borough resident for nearly 40 years, is seeking a second term on the Chambersburg Borough Council Representing the 3rd Ward in the Nov. 5 general election.
The Franklin County Commissioners invite the public to the 5th Annual Veterans’ Expo at Chambersburg Mall.
The stage has been set to provide a new home for Chambersburg’s public work’s facility, but it won’t cost local residents a penny in extra taxes.
The Franklin County Emergency Services Alliance is moving forward with a county-wide study of the area’s emergency services.