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CVAS Pets of the Week: Claudia and Diana Need Forever Homes

CHAMBERSBURG (Sept. 15, 2019) — Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter has lots of adorable pets who are looking for forever homes. CVAS encourages...

Colonels Charge Past Phoenix In Field Hockey Action

The Wilson Phoenix field hockey team was not able to get on the scoreboard in a home game Saturday, falling 3-0 to the Wilkes University Colonels.

Women’s Volleyball Wins One and Drops One in Tri-Match

The Wilson College Phoenix (6-5, 0-0) took part in a tri-match against the Tigers of Trinity Washington University and Hollins University (8-7, 0-3) at Hollins University Saturday.

Phoenix Women’s Soccer Draws with Bethany

The Phoenix women's soccer team traveled today to take on the Bison of Bethany College.

Franklin County PA Tourism Summit

Keynote speaker Mickey Schaefer will present Driving Tourism Through Quality Experience.

Former NASA Administrator to Honor 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Mission

Lesher will share his experience as NASA’s assistant administrator for technology utilization from 1964 to 1969.

PSUMA to Host DementiaLive Simulation

From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m Oct. 7, Penn State Mont Alto will host a DementiaLive simulation, facilitated by AGE-u-cate and Penn Cares in the Multipurpose Activities Center (MAC) on the University’s campus.

Phoenix Men’s Soccer Marches Past Saints

The Wilson College men's soccer team was in action WEDNESDAY as they played host to the Saints of Marymount University. The Phoenix (2-5, 0-0) defeated the Saints (4-4, 0-0) by a final score of 2-1.

Phoenix Top Nittany Lions

Freshman Anika Eigen-Zucchi's (Washington, D.C., St. Johns College High School) 18 kills powered the Phoenix to a close four-set victory over the Nittany Lions of Penn State Mont Alto last evening.

Grant to Benefit Monterey Pass Battlefield Park

Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) today announced a $210,000 grant for Washington Township to use for improvements at the Monterey Pass Battlefield Park and Museum property.

Obituary: Saundra A. Love (Morton)

Saundra A. Love, 72, departed this life on the afternoon of Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at her home.

Biggest Market Day Ever: Food, Music, Crafts, Fun, Scarecrows

What do food, music, crafts, fun and scarecrows all have in common? Mainstreet Waynesboro’s Market Day, returning to downtown Waynesboro with plenty of activities for people of all ages and interests.

F&M Becomes Leadership Franklin County Sponsor

F&M Trust has committed $5,000 for the 2019-2020 Leadership Franklin County (LFC) Community Program.

Phoenix Crush Crusaders in Non-Conference Match

Wilson College’s women's volleyball team crushed the Crusaders of Christendom College in a non-conference match Tuesday.

Phoenix Edge Green Terror in Field Hockey

Wilson’s field hockey team picked up their second-straight victory Tuesday, this time coming against the Green Terror of McDaniel College.

Wilson College Enrollment Up For Sixth Year

Wilson College continues to buck the higher education trend of declining enrollments. Enrollment at the local private college increased 8% this year, college officials said.

Career Closet Provides Professional Attire to Students

Penn State Mont Alto Career Services will hold its fourth annual Career Closet in the Wiestling Student Center from Sept. 24 to 26, offering free professional clothing to Mont Alto students for interviews, internships, and job placement.

Penn State Mont Alto Continues Planning for $13 Million Allied Health...

Plans are underway for a new $13 million allied health building at Penn State Mont Alto. The proposed facility will house the University’s nursing, physical therapist assistant and occupational therapy assistant programs.

Obituary: Delores Catherine Ocker

Delores Catherine Ocker, 89, of Shippensburg, entered eternity, Sunday, September 15, 2019 in the Chambersburg Hospital.

State Senator Charged With Child Pornography

Charges were filed against a Pennsylvania legislator accused of sex crimes against children, according to Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

Puppies and Their Owners Invited to Main Street Park

Dogs of all ages, shapes and sizes are invited to Mainstreet Waynesboro’s Second Annual Puppies in the Park Saturday, September 21st, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Main Street Park.

Obituary: Janet L. Bard

Janet L Bard, 80, of Shippensburg, passed away peacefully on Saturday September 7, 2019 at ManorCare of Carlisle.

Mount Aloysius Announces Fall Open House

Mount Aloysius College invites prospective students and their families to visit the 193-acre campus for an Open House on Sunday, Sept. 29th.

CLUS Kicks Off Climate Change Series At Shippensburg University

The Center for Land Use and Sustainability (CLUS) is kicking off a climate change series this fall.

Greencastle-Antrim Chamber Unveils New Christmas Ornament

The Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce unveiled its 2019 Christmas ornament, designed by local artist Rebekah Walck.

Salvation Army Looking For Car Show Vendors

The Salvation Army of Chambersburg PA is looking for vendors and volunteers for it's First Car Show Benefit Sept. 21 at Chambersburg Mall.

Longtime Waynesboro Nurse, Barb Bock, Receives Lifetime DAISY Award

When an employee retires, they typically get cards, kind words from their colleagues and maybe some cake.

Mont Alto XC Launches Lap-a-Thon Fundraiser

For the first-time ever, the Penn State Mont Alto cross country program is launching a Lap-a-Thon fundraiser. The event, set for Saturday, September 28, takes place on the campus intramural field.

Phoenix Fall to Lions in Overtime

The Wilson men's soccer team hit the road Saturday for a nonconference match against the Lions of Albright College.

Phoenix Blanked by Bobcats

Wilson College’s women's soccer team was defeated Saturday by the Bobcats of the University of Pittsburgh Greensburg.

Obituary: Charles R. “Randy” Shafer

Charles R. “Randy” Shafer, 74, of Biglerville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Shippensburg Health Care Center, surrounded by his loving family.

CVAS Pets of the Week 9-14-2019

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

Online Absentee Ballot Applications Launch Monday

The mobile-friendly, online application site, available at votesPA.com/ApplyAbsentee, goes live on Monday, Sept. 16, the first day that registered voters may apply for absentee ballots for the Nov. 5 election.

‘Be Prepared, Not Scared’ PA Emergency Management Urges

Be Prepared, Not Scared. That’s the message this month from the state’s Emergency Management Agency.

Campus Symposium to Explore Gender Equity as a Constitutional Right

A panel at Penn State Mont Alto discuss gender equality and the Constitution on Monday, Sept. 16th, 2019.

Phoenix Fall to Fighting Squirrels

Wilson’s womens soccer took on the Fighting Squirrels of Mary Baldwin University last night in a nonconference match.

Terminix Court Settlement Could Help Some Consumers

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced his office has reached a settlement with The Terminix International Company, L.P. Terminix is a Delaware limited partnership with regional offices across Pennsylvania.

Zelle® Now Live in F&M Trust Mobile Banking App

F&M Trust today announced that Zelle® is now live in the F&M Trust mobile banking app.

Obituary: Stacy Ann McGee

Stacy Ann McGee, 49, of Concord, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at the Chambersburg Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

Obituary: Tommy Ray “Tom” Wiser

Tommy Ray Wiser, 65, of Shippensburg, was ushered into the presence of God on Sunday, September 8, 2019 while at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
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