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Jody Cole, director of the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg, left, receives the Friends of the Library’s fourth quarter donation check from Neva Craig, president of the Friends and Amazon book sales member.

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The Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association (CATRA) will celebrate Read Across America on Sunday, March 1, through the Paws N’ Read program. The event will take place at CATRA located at 168 Station Road, Grantville.

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The Shippen Squares square dancing club graduated a new class of dancers at their Valentine's Dance. Seated are Graduates Susan Kitzmiller and Randy Heberlig. Club members and Officers performed the induction ceremony. Pictured, from left, are: James Jacks (Member), Cindy and Everett Spangle…

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Shippensburg University is gearing up efforts to support high school students in low-income communities. Thirty students and their families in Title 1 high schools will get services to help them better prepare for post-secondary education. Shippensburg University was awarded a $154,000 Penns…

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Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller recently joined representatives from anti-hunger organizations, employment and training programs, local grocery retailers, and state and local officials at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to discuss the effects from the Tr…

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Patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease, using nearly one-quarter of the nation’s blood supply. That’s why this February, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to encourage people across the country to Give Blood to Gi…

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Do you know who your neighbors are? Do you know who your elected officials are? Ever wonder who’s on what committee in town, or who keeps things running smoothly in our local civic clubs and organizations? “Getting to Know You” is a column about local folks, what they do, where they grew up,…

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The Art Association of Harrisburg is pleased to present “Hear Me?”: An exhibition celebrating Deaf artists, and Bootleg Meets R76 a collaboration featuring the work of Charles “Bootleg” Feathers and Reina “R76” Wooden from Feb. 21 to March 26. These two exhibitions open with a reception from…

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Lunch is served at 115 N. Fayette St. from 11 a.m. to noon daily, Monday through Friday. Attendees under the age of 60 pay $5 for the meal, while those over age 60 have a suggested $2 contribution. More information is available by calling: (717) 300-3563. The menu is as follows:

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Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 65 years, is proud to announce Sheetz For the Kidz, an employee-driven charity supporting underprivileged children, raised a record-setting $704,658 during its annual month of in-store fund…

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Veterans and their families who live in the 193rd Legislative District have another avenue to seek help with obtaining benefits after Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) teamed up with the Cumberland County Veterans Affairs Office.

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The Downtown Carlisle Association presents the annual UPMC Ice Art Festival from Feb. 7-9. More than 75 different ice sculptures will be placed around downtown Carlisle for visitors’ viewing and picture taking pleasure. The Ice Art Festival will combine many events and activities in one week…

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Find great plants at great prices on Saturday, May 16, at the 16th Annual Plant Fest and Sale hosted by the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Cumberland County, held at the Cumberland County Service Center, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle. The plant sale runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.

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Nearly 1,700 issues of the Wilson College student newspaper are now online and searchable, thanks to a grant that allowed the college to digitize the papers and make them available to researchers on and off campus.

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Lunch is served at 115 N. Fayette St. from 11 a.m. to noon daily, Monday through Friday. Attendees under the age of 60 pay $5 for the meal, while those over age 60 have a suggested $2 contribution. More information is available by calling: (717) 300-3563. The menu is as follows:

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Wilson College marked the opening of a new art exhibition, “Selections from the Collection: Who are we?” on Wednesday. The exhibition, featuring works of art from Wilson’s teaching collection, will continue through March 6 in the Bogigian Gallery in Lortz Hall. It is free and open to the public.

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The “Gardening with Nature” series is back for an eighth year of informative workshops on creating a beautiful garden while preserving a healthy environment at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, located at 100 N. 19th St. in Camp Hill. Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are host…

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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine recently reminded Pennsylvanians that the threat from 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) remains low. While there have been 11 confirmed cases in the United States, there are no confirmed cases in Pennsylvania currently.

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The Sheepford Road Bridge was closed Wednesday, Jan. 29, for the safety of our residents. The bridge, which carries Sheepford Road over the Yellow Breeches Creek in Lower Allen Township and Fairview Township, is jointly owned by York and Cumberland counties and has a 3-ton limit.

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Are you an adult who enjoys sewing, cooking, textiles and crafts? Do you enjoy working with kids? The Cumberland County 4-H is currently looking for volunteers to help mentor our next generation.

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Cumberland County 4-H members, volunteers, and families sang carols for residents at Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on Dec. 18. Fun was had by all as 4-H members spread holiday cheer to residents.