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Looking Back: Franklin County’s History on Dec. 10th

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 Dec. 10th.

Brian Helman’s Condition Upgraded From ‘Critical’ to ‘Serious’

Local musician Brian Helman is still fighting for his life at York Hospital following a pedestrian accident Friday night on Wayne Avenue.

Garrett Foreman Is the D.L. Martin November Employee of the Month

The D.L. Martin Co. recognizes Garrett Foreman as Employee of the Month for November. Garrett lives in St. Thomas and has been with the company for 3 years.

Pat O’Donnell Announces Plans to Retire

Longtime health care executive Pat O’Donnell has announced his plans to retire at the end of June 2020.
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Gabriella Johnson Named to 2019 NCAA Atlantic Region All-Tournament Team

Shippensburg University senior outside hitter Gabriella Johnson was named to the 2019 NCAA Atlantic Region Volleyball All-Tournament Team last weekend.

SU’s SAAC Holds Successful 12th Annual “Fun Swim” Meet

The Shippensburg University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted its 12th annual “Fun Swim Meet” event Dec. 5 at Donald N. Miller Pool inside Heiges Field House.
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We are excited and have so much planned for our youth this year

Kauffman: Putting PA on the Path to Better Health

With the goal of building a #HealthierPA, Rep. Rob Kauffman, R-89, said he is supporting several bills designed to remove barriers to treatment and better assess behavioral health and other needs.

Chambersburg Council to Talk About Curbs, Sidewalks Next Month

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.

Penn State Mont Alto to Offer American Mathematics Competitions

Attention, young mathematicians. Penn State Mont Alto is hosting the American Mathematics Competitions in February. You are invited. You could go far, perhaps all the way to national completion.

Giving Tuesday, and Making a Difference

Mark your calendars and plan to support Penn State Mont Alto’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips during this year’s #GivingTuesday challenge. Through their ASB experiences, students learn that every individual matters and each person can make an impact in the lives of others
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Dogs Must Have 2020 Tags By January 1

It's that time of year when local pet owners need to think about getting their dog licensed for another year. It must be done by Jan. 1st 2020

Pets of the Week: Dakota, Aaron and Uno

CVAS encourages anyone interested in bringing a four-legged friend into their home to check out the wonderful animals available for adoptions at the shelter.

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.

Letter To The Editor: Sidewalk Meeting Important

I urge residents and business owners in the Borough of Chambersburg to attend a Dec. 9 public hearing about sidewalks.

Letter To The Editor: Changes Needed In Health Care Insurance

Health insurance is supposed to protect people in their time of need. But with prices going up and networks getting smaller, it’s hard to tell what we are paying for.

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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Obituary: Christine Ann Smith

Christine Ann Smith, 58, of Newville, passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
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