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Local War Hero Set to Retire

Exactly 36 years after he first joined the U.S. Army, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Charles Devor Jr. was recognized for his service with a retirement ceremony at Ft. Indiantown Gap.

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

Drink and Drive? DUI Task Force Will Be Watching

If alcohol will be part of your Memorial Day weekend celebration, think twice before you get behind the wheel.

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...

Looking Back: It Happened on May 24th

Take a look back at news and photos that occurred on May 24th, 25, 50, and 100 years ago in Franklin County, PA.

No Bail for Man Who Threatened Wife, Police

A local judge denied bail to a man who threatened to knock his wife's head off with a golf club then dared responding Pennsylvania State Police troopers to shoot him.

Tornadoes Possible Thursday Afternoon

A severe weather warning has been issued for central Pennsylvania this afternoon, including Franklin County.

Looking Back: It Happened on May 23rd

Take a look back at news and photos that occurred on May 23rd, 25, 50, and 100 years ago in Franklin County, PA.

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.

Anthony Wins Republican Nomination for Sheriff

Dane Anthony is looking forward to his anticipated return to the Franklin County Sheriff’s office in January.

Franklin County Resident Mastriano Wins Special Election

Doug Mastriano was quickly welcomed to the Pennsylvania Senate following his landslide win over Democrat Sarah Hammond Tuesday.

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

Looking Back: It Happened on May 22nd

Take a look back at news and photos that occurred on May 22nd, 25, 50, and 100 years ago in Franklin County, PA.

Renfrew Welcomes New Executive Director

Becky Young LaBarre has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Renfrew Museum and Park.

Obituary: Lista M. Ocker

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

Obituary: Cindy L. Park

Cindy L. Park, 61, of Orrstown, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Hershey Medical Center.

Lost Your Bicycle? Check With CPD

Whoever left a Roadmaster bicycle at Chambersburg Police Department headquarters on South Second Street Monday can stop by and pick it up.

Shippensburg Man Charged With Indecent Assault

A local man who earlier this month allegedly caused problems and created a disturbance at a King Street restaurant has been charged with several misdemeanors, according to Shippensburg police.

Looking Back: It Happened on May 21st

Take a look back at news and photos that occurred on May 21st, 25, 50, and 100 years ago in Franklin County, PA.

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.

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.

Obituary: Joseph W. Sweeney

Mr. Joseph W. “Joe” Sweeney, 84, of Greencastle, PA, passed away May 16, 2019 in the Chambersburg Hospital, after a brief illness.

Man Arrested for Stealing Sword From Trojan Statue

A local man is in Franklin County Jail today, accused of stealing the sword from the Trojan statue at the entrance to Chambersburg Area Senior High School earlier this month.

Looking Back: It Happened on May 20th

Take a look back at news and photos that occurred on May 20th, 25, 50, and 100 years ago in Franklin County, PA.

Local Man Dies of Natural Causes Before Crash

A local drum and percussion instructor and former drum corps director died of natural causes before his car crashed on Interstate 81 Friday night.

Master Gardeners: Sold out

CHAMBERSBURG -- This year's Master Gardeners plant sale started promptly at 9 a.m. but gardening enthusiasts arrived early.

Severe Storm Could Be on Its Way

The National Weather Service in State College PA has issued a severe thunderstorm Warning for southeastern Franklin County until 4:15 p.m.

Mom Brings Son to Visit Hospital Staff That Saved His Life

Christina Schultz and her husband knew something wasn’t right with their two-month-old, Sammy, the morning of Oct. 9, 2018.

Chambersburg Hospital Gets Top Grade for Safety

WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group's spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

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.

Looking Back: It Happened on May 19th

Take a look back at news and photos that occurred on May 19th, 25, 50, and 100 years ago in Franklin County, PA.

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!

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.

Gettysburg Teen Dies in Adam’s County Crash

A two-vehicle in Mt. Joy Township Friday afternoon claimed the life of a teenager and sent drivers of both vehicles to area hospitals.

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.

Police Obtain a Warrant for Local Man on Theft Charges

Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a man they say failed to make payments or return items he leased from a local rental center.

Looking Back: It Happened on May 18th

Take a look back at news and photos that occurred on May 18th, 25, 50, and 100 years ago in Franklin County, PA.

Warrant Issued in Indecent Assault Case

An arrest warrant has been issued for Guillermo Cervantes-Cardenas, 31, is wanted for indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age, and corruption of minors.

Chambersburg Hires a Diversity Manager

A bilingual Greencastle woman was hired by the borough of Chambersburg this month to lead an effort to bring diversity to the town's workforce.
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Local War Hero Set to Retire

Exactly 36 years after he first joined the U.S. Army, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Charles Devor Jr. was recognized for his service with a retirement ceremony at Ft. Indiantown Gap.