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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.

oops there go the eggs again
oops there go the eggs again

The staff and IT department sincerely apologize but we were not able to locate the issue that caused our readers to lose easter eggs from their basket.

So it is not really fair to only allow a few luck people a chance to enter the drawing so we have another solution: allow everyone to enter the drawing today, no eggs required.

The Prizes

1st Place: If you are chosen you will receive two hand-crafted shopping bag carriers, as shown below. To help put those carriers to work we will give the top winner a $50 Giant Food Store Gift Certificate. It’s not a really large gift certificate, it is a Giant gift card.

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2nd Place: We will also award a second winner with a $25 Sheetz gas card and two shopping bag handles.

3rd Place: The final winner will receive two of the wooden carry handles.

Job Openings

Ingram announced they are hiring for Stockers in Chambersburg. According to Ingrams website the jobs primary duties are to remove product from boxes, verify title and location, and place the books on shelves in an orderly manner.

The Stepping Stones Group is looking for Speech Language Pathologists in Waynesboro. According to Stepping Stones website the job requires the applicant to have a PA SLP license and PA Teacher’s certification with school based experience and ASHA CCCs.

P&G is taking applications for a Operational Department Leader in Shippensburg. According to the P&G website the perfect applicant will have three to five years’ work experience in leading and developing teams.

Waste Management needs Residential Swing Drivers in Greencastle. According to the Waste Management website Swing Drivers substitute for the drivers of open routes, supporting drivers to complete routes, and provides other operational support as directed by the Route Manager, which may include training of new drivers, or participating in routing projects.

Good luck to all applicants.

Lost Pets

Last night Shelby Lynn’s goat escaped from her barn near Mercersburg PA. If anyone sees this adorable goat please give her a call at (717) 414-9016.

Tiger is lost and has been missing for a week. Please call Krista Waters at (717) 414-8284 any information.

Rumour Mill

Rumours have been circulating on Facebook early this morning that Dora the Explorer’s House has been recovered by Shippensburg Police. Our staff is trying to confirm this rumour.

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The History of Easter

Easter is a holiday that is often referred to as a moveable feasts in that it doesn’t fall on a fixed date. Easter is determined on a lunisolar calendar which uses the Moon phase and solar year to determine the date for any given year.

The egg is an ancient symbol of new life and rebirth. In Christianity it became associated with Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. The custom of the Easter egg originated in the early Christian community of Mesopotamia, who stained eggs red in memory of the blood of Christ, shed at his crucifixion.

The Easter Bunny is a popular legendary anthropomorphic Easter gift-giving character analogous to Santa Claus in American culture.

A Quick Look at the Holiest Day on the Christian Calendar, Easter.
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