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Daily Forecast, April 17, 2024 Sheriff’s Vehicle and SUV Collide Head-On in Cumberland County Ex-Manager Charged with Felonies on Tuesday Amid Financial Scandal Celebrate Community and Tradition at Dutchfest 2024! Zach Stinson of Chambersburg Triumphs Again in Boston Marathon Handcycle Division Adams County Fugitive Arrested for Impersonating Priest and Multiple Thefts Bomb Threat at Cumberland County Prison Resolved Newville Resident Killed in Early Morning Crash on New Jersey Turnpike 4th Annual Spring Fest at Backroads Greenhouse Line Dancing at Barrel House, Chambersburg What to do if you owe Taxes but Can’t Pay Join Us at the 3rd Annual Race to Share the Gospel Kickoff! Major Drug and Firearm Trafficking Indictments in Baltimore Habitat for Humanity Franklin County is Building Up Homes, Community, and Hope Daily Forecast, April 16, 2024 Downtown Chambersburg’s Fountain Festival Splashes into Spring Missing 14-Year-Old Girl in Cumberland County Teen Arrested for Assault on Disabled Sister in Adams County Downtown Chambersburg’s Fountain Festival Splashes into Spring Mountain Fire Contained in Franklin County Neglect Charges for Franklin County Pair Over Starving Dogs Chambersburg Greenway Project For Southgate Time’s Gift: Reflections at Sunset Daily Forecast, April 14, 2024 The 35th Annual Comedy and Magic Spectacular at Capitol Theatre Pump Boys and Dinettes Musical, May 31–June 9 Daily Forecast, April 13, 2024 Pennsylvania Expands Farmland Conservation Efforts including Franklin County CHAMBERSBURG BOROUGH OFFERS FREE FOOD HANDLER CLASS FOR VOLUNTEERS Martin Sheen Reflects on Portraying General Lee in Gettysburg Repatriation of Native American Children’s Remains Scheduled Rick Thomas: Mansion of Dreams at Luhrs Center Upcoming: Shippensburg University Jazz Ensemble Concert SCCAP Secures $65,000 in Grants to Tackle Housing in Adams County New Affordable Housing Development Planned for Cumberland County Beth Farnham is the Democratic Primary Candidate for Pa’s 13th Congressional District Verifying Voter Registration Status, Polling Place Location Ahead Of April 23 Primary Election Multiple Counties’ Firefighters Respond to Townhouse Fire in Cumberland County

Daily Forecast, April 17, 2024

April 17, 2024No Comments

Franklin County Forecast: In the forecast for today, we are expecting light rain, with a high of 60.64°F and a low of 51.39°F. The humidity

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Sheriff’s Vehicle and SUV Collide Head-On in Cumberland County

April 16, 2024No Comments

On April 15, 2024, a significant collision involving a Cumberland County Sheriff’s vehicle and an SUV occurred on West Trindle Road in South Middleton Township,

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Ex-Manager Charged with Felonies on Tuesday Amid Financial Scandal

April 16, 2024No Comments

Fred Potzer, a 62-year-old former borough manager of Newville in Cumberland County, was arrested on charges related to public record tampering. Potzer had been employed

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Celebrate Community and Tradition at Dutchfest 2024!

April 16, 2024No Comments

Join us at Shalom Christian Academy for the much-anticipated Dutchfest 2024, kicking off on Friday, May 3 at 5:00 pm and continuing through Saturday, May

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Zach Stinson of Chambersburg Triumphs Again in Boston Marathon Handcycle Division

April 16, 2024No Comments

Zach Stinson, from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, won the men’s handcycle division of the Boston Marathon for the third time in four years. The 34-year-old double amputee,

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Adams County Fugitive Arrested for Impersonating Priest and Multiple Thefts

April 16, 2024No Comments

Malin Rostas, 45, a man previously referred to by one police agency as “a fugitive from justice and God,” has been arrested. Rostas was nationally

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Bomb Threat at Cumberland County Prison Resolved

April 16, 2024No Comments

A bomb threat was reported at Cumberland County Prison on April 15 at 5:01 p.m. Responding to the incident were the Carlisle Borough Police, Middlesex

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Newville Resident Killed in Early Morning Crash on New Jersey Turnpike

April 16, 2024No Comments

Liliya Rosenblum, of Newville, was struck and killed by a Chevrolet pickup truck while she was in the southbound left lane of the New Jersey

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Line Dancing at Barrel House, Chambersburg

April 16, 2024No Comments

Date: Friday, April 19th, 2024Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PMLocation: Barrel House, Chambersburg Kickin’ It Classy returns for another exciting evening of line dancing at

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April 16, 2024No Comments

Location: Barrel & Lace, 30 Walnut St., Waynesboro, PA Date and Time: Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Event Description: Barrel

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What to do if you owe Taxes but Can’t Pay

April 16, 2024No Comments

It’s April 16, one day after the tax due date of April 15, 2024, and you have not paid your taxes. What are your options

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Join Us at the 3rd Annual Race to Share the Gospel Kickoff!

April 16, 2024No Comments

The Tide Global Media Ministry invites you to the 3rd annual Race to Share the Gospel Around the World Kickoff event. This vibrant gathering promises

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Major Drug and Firearm Trafficking Indictments in Baltimore

April 16, 2024No Comments

Attorney General Anthony G. Brown announced the indictments of 15 individuals linked to two drug trafficking organizations in Baltimore, involved in distributing fentanyl and cocaine,

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Habitat for Humanity Franklin County is Building Up Homes, Community, and Hope

April 16, 2024No Comments

Global, Christian, and non-profit organization known as Habitat for Humanity has its own branch within the Franklin County. Habitat for Humanity Franklin County (HFHFC) has

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Daily Forecast, April 16, 2024

April 16, 2024No Comments

Franklin County Forecast: In the forecast for today, we are expecting broken clouds, with a high of 67.48°F and a low of 46.85°F. The humidity

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Downtown Chambersburg’s Fountain Festival Splashes into Spring

April 15, 2024No Comments

This weekend, Downtown Chambersburg Inc. (DCI) will host the Fountain Festival, presented by Shoemakers Insurance and Financial Services, over April 19–21, replete with fun, food,

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Missing 14-Year-Old Girl in Cumberland County

April 15, 2024No Comments

The Upper Allen Township Police Department is actively seeking information to aid in the search for Zoeany Quinones, a 14-year-old girl reported missing since Saturday

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Teen Arrested for Assault on Disabled Sister in Adams County

April 15, 2024No Comments

Austin Noel, 19, of Gettysburg, faces charges after allegedly assaulting his wheelchair-bound sister on Easter, March 31, at his Madeline Court home. He is charged

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Downtown Chambersburg’s Fountain Festival Splashes into Spring

April 15, 2024No Comments

This weekend, Downtown Chambersburg Inc. (DCI) will host the Fountain Festival, presented by Shoemakers Insurance and Financial Services, over April 19–21, replete with fun, food,

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Mountain Fire Contained in Franklin County

April 15, 2024No Comments

On Sunday night, fire crews successfully contained a 36-acre fire on a mountain in Franklin County. The fire was located near Lincoln Way West in

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Neglect Charges for Franklin County Pair Over Starving Dogs

April 15, 2024No Comments

Tylor Young, 27, and Nicole Wagerman, 25, both residents of Waynesboro, have been charged on Tuesday with neglecting two dogs, one of which was in

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Chambersburg Greenway Project For Southgate

April 15, 2024No Comments

Chambersburg Borough has secured a $650,000 grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to create a pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly greenway on Water Street, enhancing the Southgate

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Time’s Gift: Reflections at Sunset

April 14, 2024No Comments

I have begun to realize that one of the most precious commodities we have is time. Think about it. Our time on the planet is

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Daily Forecast, April 14, 2024

April 14, 2024No Comments

Franklin County Forecast: In the forecast for today, we are expecting moderate rain, with a high of 75.16°F and a low of 41.36°F. The humidity

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The 35th Annual Comedy and Magic Spectacular at Capitol Theatre

April 13, 2024No Comments

The Exchange Club of Chambersburg is thrilled to present the 35th Annual Comedy and Magic Spectacular, a family-oriented event that promises an evening full of

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April 13, 2024No Comments

Destination JAZZwill be heldSaturday, April 27andSunday, April 28atWaynesboro Area Senior High School auditorium, 550 E. 2nd St., Waynesboro, PA. Presented by theArts Alliance of Greater

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Pump Boys and Dinettes Musical, May 31–June 9

April 13, 2024No Comments

Date: May 31–June 9 Location: Totem Pole Playhouse Event Overview: The highly acclaimed musical, “Pump Boys and Dinettes,” will grace the stage at Totem Pole

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Daily Forecast, April 13, 2024

April 13, 2024No Comments

Franklin County Forecast: In the forecast for today, we are expecting light rain, with a high of 53.28°F and a low of 43.02°F. The humidity

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Pennsylvania Expands Farmland Conservation Efforts including Franklin County

April 12, 2024No Comments

The Shapiro Administration has finalized the purchase of development rights for 2,250 acres spanning 28 farms across 15 Pennsylvania counties. This $8.07 million initiative is

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CHAMBERSBURG BOROUGH OFFERS FREE FOOD HANDLER CLASS FOR VOLUNTEERS

April 12, 2024No Comments

Staff from the Borough of Chambersburg’s Retail Food Facility Licensing Program are pleased to offer a Food Handler Class to provide food safety information and

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Martin Sheen Reflects on Portraying General Lee in Gettysburg

April 12, 2024No Comments

Martin Sheen was unexpectedly cast as General Robert E. Lee in the movie “Gettysburg,” a role he initially doubted was suited for him. Years later,

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Repatriation of Native American Children’s Remains Scheduled

April 12, 2024No Comments

The Office of Army Cemeteries has scheduled the exhumation of the remains of 11 children from the Carlisle Barracks cemetery in September. These children are

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Rick Thomas: Mansion of Dreams at Luhrs Center

April 11, 2024No Comments

Experience the magic of Rick Thomas’s “Mansion of Dreams” at the Luhrs Center in Shippensburg, PA, on Friday, May 3, 2024, at 7:30 PM. Tickets

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Upcoming: Shippensburg University Jazz Ensemble Concert

April 11, 2024No Comments

Date and Time: Monday, April 15, 2024, at 7:00pmLocation: Luhrs Center, Shippensburg, PAAdmission: Free Enjoy a vibrant evening with the Shippensburg University Jazz Ensemble, under

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SCCAP Secures $65,000 in Grants to Tackle Housing in Adams County

April 11, 2024No Comments

South Central Community Action Programs Inc. (SCCAP) has received $65,000 in grants for its @Home in Adams County initiative, which focuses on addressing housing and

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New Affordable Housing Development Planned for Cumberland County

April 11, 2024No Comments

A new affordable housing development is set to be built in Cumberland County on a former 3-acre TYCO site at Clay and Hamilton Streets in

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Beth Farnham is the Democratic Primary Candidate for Pa’s 13th Congressional District

April 11, 2024No Comments

Office sought: U.S. House Pennsylvania District 13 Party: Democrat Residence: Conewago Township, Adams County A former school board member for Conewago Valley School District (CVSD),

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Verifying Voter Registration Status, Polling Place Location Ahead Of April 23 Primary Election

April 11, 2024No Comments

Do you know where your polling place is located? Are you still considered an active voter? Voters who are unsure of these answers can verify

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Multiple Counties’ Firefighters Respond to Townhouse Fire in Cumberland County

April 11, 2024No Comments

This morning, emergency responders rushed to a townhouse fire in Cumberland County. The incident occurred at Charlotte Way and Brian Drive, prompting firefighters from Dauphin,

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