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Looking Back: Franklin County’s History on October 14th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 14th.

Lowe’s Volunteers Give Time To Help Disabled Vets

Franklin County Veterans Affairs is partnering with five Lowe's Home Improvement stores to help local veterans. Over 100 Lowe's volunteers will be in town this month to build kennel runs for the county's Save-A-Vet, Save-A-Pet program.
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New Business Spotlight: Chris’s Thrift Store

Chris Pollard, owner of Chris’s Thrift Store in Mercersburg, loves a bargain. When she opened her new store last week, she discovered many in this small community share that love.

Deed Transfers for September 29th to October 5th

Deed Transfers for Franklin County Pennsylvania from September 29th to October 5th, 2019.

Men’s Cross Country Wins Bloom U. Invitational

The Shippensburg University men's cross country team used a pack mentality Saturday to come away with a team victory at the Bloomsburg University Invitational on a score of 47 points, edging conference rivals including Kutztown and Gannon.

No. 6 SU Field Hockey Scores Three Unanswered to Best No....

The No. 6-ranked Shippensburg University field hockey team scored three unanswered goals in the second half Saturday, including the go-ahead tally with 3:48 to play, to defeat visiting No. 5 Kutztown by a 3-1 margin from Robb Sports Complex.
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Elia Announces Re-election Bid for Chambersburg Council

First Ward Borough Council member Alice Elia is gearing up a reelection campaign in preparation for next month’s general election.

AG Objects to Perdue Pharma’s Bonuses Plan

Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a legal objection yesterday to Purdue Pharma’s $38 million dollar bonuses for company executives.

Wilson College Commits To Youth Leadership Program

Wilson College has committed $8,000 to the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation to fund the 2019-2020 Leadership Franklin County (LFC) Youth Program.

Senator Recognizes Community ‘Kindness’ Custodian

Outside, it was cold and wet, but inside this small community’s elementary school the atmosphere was warm and cheery. And filled with kindness.
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Pets Of The Week: Hercules and Mystic

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

Wilkes Stays Local for Breast-Cancer Journey

Just one month before her scheduled 2018 mammogram, WellSpan Summit Health employee Steph Wilkes felt something that didn’t seem right.

Important Recall Info That May Affect Your Vehicle

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you.

Franklin County Creek Cleanup Project Looking for Volunteers

Pulling trash and debris out of the Conocheague Creek is a labor of love for Eric Grace and members of his Creek Cleanup Project.

Over The Rainbow Eases Trauma of Abused Children, Families

Child abuse is a serious problem in Franklin County. We see hundreds of cases reported every year. It's all about changing the way people think about and respond to child sexual assault

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.

A Very Strawberry Stuffed French Toast

This sweet treat will delight your tastebuds with this Strawberry Stuffed French Toast recipe.

New Orleans Style Cajun Chicken

New Orleans is famous for its seafood, gumbo and its hot cajun spice mix. In this recipe, we dry rub chicken breasts with a hot cajun spice mix cooked to tender perfection in a foil pouch with shrimp, potatoes, bell peppers, mushrooms, and onions.
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The Birds

Oct 16: Waynesboro Theatre Classic Movie Series – The Birds

The Birds is the fourth in a six Classic Movie Series presented by the Waynesboro Theatre and sponsored by Trinity House.
Oct 19: Chambersburg AppleFest

Oct 19: Chambersburg AppleFest

Oct 19: Harvest Day 2019

Oct 19: Pumpkin Festival

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Gerald Thomas George ...

Gerald Thomas George, 59, of Chambersburg passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at home surrounded by his family.

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