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Each year, Shippensburg University welcomes the local community to campus for the Treats No Tricks Halloween festival. The event, organized through the Office of Community Engagement, is a service opportunity for students, but also a moment of connection for the campus and local community.

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Socially distanced programming continues at the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg, located at 73 W. King St. in downtown Shippensburg. Board of Trustees member, Cindy Pimental, recently taught yoga to a group of homeschoolers. Yoga was held under a tree in the library’s side lawn where all …

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Are you ready for some Halloween fun, combined with good deals and great food? If so, stop by Katie’s Place Thrift Shop, 130 S. Penn St., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, for a ghostly good time!

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COVID-19 has created many challenges this year, but the members of D.O.I.T. have accepted the challenge to keep Christmas ALIVE! We intend to create a walking environment for families to take a tour through Shippensburg either on foot or by car. The theme will take us back to “A Hometown Chr…

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Franklin County will hold a drive-through ballot drop-off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. The event will be held at the rear of the Historic Courthouse under the catwalk connecting it to the Courthouse Annex (this is also referred to as Central Avenue). Voters will be able to pull i…

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The General Election is Nov. 3 in Pennsylvania. Voters in Cumberland and Franklin counties will see two names on the ballot for Senator in the 33rd Senatorial District. Incumbent Doug Mastriano will appear on the Republican ticket, and challenger Rich Sterner will appear on the Democratic ti…

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The General Election is Nov. 3 in Pennsylvania. Voters in Cumberland and Franklin counties will see two names on the ballot for U.S. Congress in the 13th District. Incumbent Dr. John Joyce will appear on the Republican ticket, and challenger Todd Rowley will appear on the Democratic ticket. …

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Fall greetings from the ‘Burg! What a wonderful time of year it is to be able to experience the beautiful colors of the season combined with such great weather. I was able to get out and about with the hubby last weekend to take in the autumn landscape on our annual Fall Foliage Tour. Bless …

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The Coy Public Library, located at 73 W. King St., Shippensburg, continues to provide socially distanced programming. The Baby and Me program is geared for ages 0-2. Recently, the group gathered to enjoy traditional and new nursery rhymes. The children were encouraged to join in with rhythm …

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The Cumberland County Planning Commission is looking to fill two vacancies on the commission for 2021. Residents interested in serving must be Cumberland County residents, submit a resume, application and be available to serve full four year terms beginning January 2021, and attend meetings …

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Franklin County Ladies from the Republican and Democratic Parties gathered in unison in Chambersburg Sunday to celebrate their support for Joe Biden for President. These local patriots are representative of several groups in our area, and the number has surpassed 500, and is growing daily. D…

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The PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) reminds Veterans who suffer from service-connected blindness to apply for the Blind Veterans Pension. The program provides eligible Pennsylvania Veterans with a $150 per-month pension.

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Franklin County Ladies from the Republican and Democratic Parties gathered in unison in Chambersburg Sunday to celebrate their support for Joe Biden for President. These local patriots are representative of several groups in our area, and the number has surpassed 500, and is growing daily. D…

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Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and State Veterinarian Dr. Kevin Brightbill were joined recently by industry experts at Country View Family Farms of Hatfield Quality Meats to remind farmers the importance of written biosecurity and continuity of operations plans, and following them str…

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A recent sponsorship donation will underwrite a new series of Institute at Renfrew school programs, delivered by Institute faculty members to each elementary school campus in the Waynesboro Area School District (WASD).  

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The Mountain Valley plein air painters announce their 4th annual exhibition, to be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11, at The Old Red Barn, 310 Penn St., Mont Alto. Twenty-two artists from throughout the region will be represented in the show, with more than 100 paintings …

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The Pennsylvania Department of Aging recently reminded consumers that the annual open enrollment period for Medicare beneficiaries will begin Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, and end Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. Any new coverage selected takes effect Jan. 1, 2021.

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More than 16,000 Franklin County absentee and mail-in ballots have been mailed recently to voters who submitted an application requesting one for the upcoming Presidential Election on Nov. 3. Voters are encouraged to vote their ballot as soon as it is received, carefully following the instru…

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At a recent Post meeting, Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) presented the Shippensburg American Legion Post 223 with a Proclamation from the Senate for 100 years of history and service. Accepting is Post Commander Guy Hayslett.