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Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites the public to explore South Mountain in Stories of the Mountain Tour on August 24, 9 AM to 4:30 PM
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Sharing Culture and Henna Designs

Health care providers are often known for their healing hands but through a delicate web of intricate design, one WellSpan Summit Health provider showed her artistic hand, while lending a hand to her co-workers.

Make-A-Wish Truck Convoy Was Biggest so Far

Organizers of the 8th annual Make-A-Wish Truck Convoy expected this year’s event to be a little bigger than last year’s. The popular event has grown every year, after all.

The Yoga Journey: Something for Everyone

Each month I want to introduce you all to a few yoga teachers around the county, so you know who is out there and ready to support your yoga journey.

CVAC Pets of the Week

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

Stories on the Mountain: Tales of Spirits and History

Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites the public to explore South Mountain in Stories of the Mountain Tour.

Rode the Peanut Circuit? Got Photos? FC Historical Society Wants You!

The Franklin County Historical Society will host an event, the Cruisin’ the Peanut Circuit on September 14 from 12 to 5 p.m. at The Old Jail, 175 East King Street.

Pete Mazzone: Stepping Outside the Comfort Zone

Pete Mazzone doesn’t shy away from a challenge. In fact, the Chambersburg artist welcomes opportunities to step outside of the familiar and comfortable.

Civil War Seminars Include 3 History Tours

Chambersburg Civil War Seminars & Tours plans three military history tours in 2020.

National Library Card Month: Bring Back Those Books

September is National Library Card Month! To celebrate, the Franklin County Library System is having two Fine Free Weeks from September 9 - 21, 2019.

Wellspan Summit Employees Go A-Gleaning

Employees from WellSpan Summit Health traded in their scrubs and white coats for jeans, T-shirts and boots.

Keystone Health gets Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation

Keystone Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.

‘Perfect Night’: Backlot Blast Draws Big Crowd

It was a perfect night for a Backlot Blast. The weather was good with a nice summer breeze. The food was great and the craft beer offering cold.

CVAS Pets of the Week

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

Assistant Director of Radiology Retires, Staff Gives Him a Big Send-Off

William Chua, Assistant Director of Diagnostic Imaging at WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital retired last month after 38 years of service. The radiology staff at WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital threw a party for their boss William Chua when he retired recently.

Unique Program Lures Medical Students to Franklin County, Benefits Community

A unique program hosted by WellSpan Summit Health encourages medical students to consider practicing medicine in a rural setting, hopefully within the Franklin County Community.

Donovan Yaukey to Compete for Title at International DJ Conference

Local party Disc Jockey Donovan Yaukey is once again a top 12 Finalist for “DJ Entertainer of the Year” at the International Disc Jockey Conference.

‘Fabulous’ Turnout for Cars, Cops and Coffee Event

Leslye Granja DeSantis, of Cars & Coffee Southern Pennsylvania, called turnout for Saturday's Cars, Cops and Coffee event "fabulous."

National Night Out Puts Neighbors, Police Together for Night of Fun,...

Lock your doors turn on your outside lights and spend the evening outside with friends, family, police and emergency services personnel.

A Very Strawberry Stuffed French Toast

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

Old Home Week Brings Crowds to Downtown Greencastle

The Square in downtown Greencastle was packed Saturday for a ribbon-cutting and celebration that kicked off Old Home Week.

CVAC Pets of the Week

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

Therapy Leads to Lasting Friendship

On a Wednesday summer morning, Sarah Keith of Chambersburg arrives to respiratory rehabilitation at WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital. Vicki Lemmon of St. Thomas arrives soon after.

WellSpan Summit Health Receives $500,000 Grant for Health Campus

A $500,000 grant will allow WellSpan Summit Health to continue to make improvements to a large medical campus, in the north end of Chambersburg.

Totem Pole’s Largest Production Ever Opens Tonight at Caledonia Playhouse

This month, Totem Pole Playhouse will offer the largest production ever staged at the historic 69-year-old playhouse.

You’ve Decided to Try Yoga! Now What?

Yoga is relatively new to Franklin County and I’d like to break down how to find a qualified teacher or studio.

Chambersburg Community Theatre Auditioning for Christmas Show

The Chambersburg Community Theater is calling all actors and actresses to audition for this years Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical.

Keystone CEO Finds Relief From Vertigo at WellSpan Center

Keystone Health President and CEO Joanne Cochran has struggled with vertigo sporadically since she was a young adult.

21+ Backlot Bash to Feature Music

In the backlot at the Capitol Theatre Center is the place to be on Saturday afternoon. That's when the new 2019 edition of the 21+ Backlot Blast happens.

2ND Annual Pride Franklin County Slated for August

Last year’s inaugural Pride Franklin County hosted more than 1,000 people from the region at Wilson College. Food trucks sold out and the kegs were kicked. The event organizers plan on a larger crowd for the second year.

CVAS Pets of the Week

This pair of bunnies came into the shelter together because their owner was moving and couldn’t take them along.

CVAS Pets of the Week

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

Daisy Award Given to Nurse Cindy Hoffman

It isn't always joy that's experienced within a family birthing unit.⠀But when grief comes to the unit, having a compassionate and caring nurse at your side helps.

Car Rides to Surgery Help Ease Anxiety for Young Patients

When Kaylee Hawk woke up the morning of her tonsillectomy and arrived at WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital, she had some reservations.

Old Home Week: Window Displays a Great Way to Get Involved

Every three years, when the Greencastle-Antrim community celebrates Old Home Week, it maintains a tradition which dates back to 1902 (when it was first known as the Old Boys Reunion).

Shippensburg Little Miss, Fair Queen to be Chosen Monday

Community fairs and festivals just seem to go with summer, from carnivals sponsored by local fire companies and community associations to larger agricultural-based community and county fairs.

Catch a Bit of Fun Friday Night With Cabaret-Style Show

The third offering in Totem Pole Playhouse’s new Friday Fun Nights series will feature Barbi McCulloch’s cabaret-style show, Always Find a Song.

16th Annual Tim & Susan Cook Memorial One-Mile Race

Friends and family cheered along McKinley Street as more than 100 runners sprinted through Chambersburg to cross the finish line of the 16th Annual Tim & Susan Cook Memorial One-Mile Racecourse.

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.

A Cappella & Unplugged Semi-Finalists

Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites the public to view the semi-finalists of A Cappella & Unplugged 2019 on Facebook

Chambersburg Police Greet Public at Farmers Market

Visitors to the downtown Farmer's Market will have a chance to interact with Chambersburg Police Department officers today.
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Obituary: Alice E. Kochenour (Nickelson) 1934 ~ 2019

Alice E. (Nickelson) Kochenour, a resident of Brookview (Menno Haven), formerly of 310 Roxbury Road, Shippensburg, departed this life on the evening of Wednesday, August 21, 2019.
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