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Former Borough Manager Julio Lecuona Has Passed Away

Former Borough Manager Julio Lecuona passed away last night, according to current Borough Manager Jeff Stonehill. Chambersburg's first borough Manager, Julio Lecuona, died Thursday following an illness. He was 78.

Police log: Aug 19 – Chief Sets Town Hall Meeting With...

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Chief Ron Camacho will host a town hall-style meeting at 6 p.m. at the Chambersburg Recreation Center, 235 S. Third Street.

Man Wanted on Felony Warrant Now in Custody

A Waynesboro man wanted on a felony warrant in connection with an early morning strong-arm robbery last week turned himself into police Sunday.

Business Spotlight: W&B Prime Construction Services

W&B Prime Construction Services specialize in new custom builds for both commercial and residential properties, as well as preservation projects that help maintain the historical integrity of the buildings.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 19th

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 August 19th.

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.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 18th

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 August 18th.

Police Log: Waynesboro Runaway Located, Safe and Sound

Police reports include news that a runaway teen has been found safe, and a report of an arrest for resisting arrest and punching a police officer.

Obituary: Teresa Jane Burkholder 1960 ~ 2019

Teresa Jane Burkholder, 58, of Newburg, Passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the home of her mother.

Letterkenny ARMY Depot Welcomes New Post Commander

Col. Gregory Gibbons succeeded Col. Stephen Ledbetter as commander of Letterkenny Army Depot on Thursday.

CVAC Pets of the Week

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

One Arrested in Early Morning Robbery, Another Suspect Sought

A Waynesboro teen is in custody in connection with an early morning robbery today. Police have an arrest warrant for a second man.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 17th

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 August 17th.

Crash Closes I-81 Friday Afternoon

CHAMBERSBURG (Aug. 16, 2018) — Interstate 81 was shut down for several hours Friday afternoon near the Walker exit after a truck...

TSD Letter to Families: Back to School Events

Happy Back To School season! I’m sure you’ll be hearing from your students’ building leadership this week if you have not already.

School Bus Safety a Priority for PennDOT

School starts in less than a week, meaning school buses on the county’s roads.

Attorney General Urges Ban on PFAS Chemicals

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today urged Congress to support federal legislation to regulate PFAS chemicals that are harming Pennsylvanians’ health and environment.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 16th

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 August 16th.

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.

Police Log and Court Briefs: August 15th, 2019

Area police are investigating a variety of incidents, including the case of a missing man with health problems.

F&M Trust to Relocate Corporate Headquarters, Operations Center

Franklin Financial Services Corporation and its subsidiary F&M Trust announced plans to relocate their corporate headquarters and operations center

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.

Kauffman Calls for Investigation of DOC, Board of Probation and Parole

Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), is calling for an investigation of the state’s prison and parole systems.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 15th

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 August 15th.

Weekly Job Roundup: Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Our weekly job roundup is a list of jobs we found from August 7th to August 14th. We searched the internet to find potential jobs available in Franklin County, PA.

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.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 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 August 14th.

Arrests Made in Shippensburg Armed Robbery

Four people have been arrested in connection with a robbery on East King Street last week.

Police Log: Aug 13th – Runaway, Stolen Bike, Found Wallet

Area law enforcement agencies are looking for a runaway, investigating the theft of a bike and other crimes this week.

Wellspan Summit Employees Go A-Gleaning

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

Obituary: Tyler R. Bigler 1993 ~ 2019

Tyler R. Bigler, 25, of Shippensburg, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the Chambersburg Hospital.

Penn State Announces Huge Solar Project

Penn State University kicks off the state's biggest solar energy project here next month.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 13th

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 August 13th.

Deed Transfers for August 4th to August 10th, 2019

Listed below in the PDF Embedded Document is the Deed Transfers for Franklin County Pennsylvania from August 4th to August 10th, 2019.

County Announces Online Bidding and Auction Partnership

The Franklin County Procurement Department is announcing a new partnership with Public Purchase, an e-procurement system to help streamline the county’s purchasing process.

FCADC’s Mike Ross to Speak at August G-A Chamber Breakfast

Mike Ross, president of Franklin County Area Development Corporation, is scheduled as guest speaker Thursday at Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast Thursday.

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.

Obituary: John A. Bonitz 1928 ~ 2019

John A. Bonitz, 91, of Shippensburg, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Chambersburg Hospital.
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Police log: Aug 19 – Chief Sets Town Hall Meeting With...

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Chief Ron Camacho will host a town hall-style meeting at 6 p.m. at the Chambersburg Recreation Center, 235 S. Third Street.
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