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Gamut Theatre’s Stage Door Series is excited to present the radio play “Journey to The Center of The Earth” by Jules Verne, adapted by John De Lancie from the script by Nat Segaloff. The show runs Jan. 17-26, with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.

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The following is a schedule of upcoming programs to be held at the Coy Library of Shippensburg, 73 W. King St., through the end of January. Because this is a monthly calendar, some dates and times may change. Please contact the library at: (717) 532-4508, to confirm the programs you’d like t…

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From the reigning queen of mystery, comes the regional premiere of Agatha Christie’s “Murder On The Orient Express,” adapted by Ken Ludwig. The Fulton Theatre is proud to have secured the rights to this new adaptation, running Jan. 16 through Feb. 9, 2020. This thrilling ride on the Orient E…

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Shippensburg Arts Programming & Education (SHAPE) cordially invites you to attend their art auction and membership drive at University Grille, 32 E. King St., Shippensburg, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17. The event will feature artwork donated by several artists, live music, and intera…

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Jonathan Mason, assistant superintendent of the Borough of Chambersburg Gas Department, was the guest speaker at the Chambersburg Kiwanis Club meeting Tuesday. Mason taught himself to play the Great Highland Bagpipes. Originally from Virginia, he is interested in learning about how musical i…

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Welcome to “A Blast from the Past,” a feature about products, styles, fashion and fads from the past. It has been my good fortune to have been given a trunkload of old newspapers, a gift that will definitely keep on giving!

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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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The Greater Chambersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual Chamber Awards Breakfast, slated for 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Chambersburg Country Club. Local business and community leaders will be honored at the breakfast with awards such as:

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A team from the Shippen Squares square dance club danced at the PA Farm Show Square Dance Monday evening, Jan. 6. The Shippen Squares club has regular dances on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at Branch Creek Place in Shippensburg. Pictured, from left, are: Kathy and Park Bierb…

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State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) is planning a Concealed Carry Seminar on Saturday, Jan. 25, in Fayetteville to help community residents learn more about the rights and responsibilities of gun ownership.

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Healthy Franklin County and Wilson College are hosting a free community garden workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 1, in Allen Auditorium, Warfield Hall at Wilson College. The theme of the workshop is permaculture, which is a design system for ecological and sustainable living, integ…

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Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced the approval of $4.75 million in funding through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP), to promote community participation and collaborations among nonprofits, businesses, and residents while producing outcomes that assist a distressed area or the low-inc…

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E.B. White’s “Charlotte’s Web,” the loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte, will be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater. The show is recommended for children ages kindergarten through grade 5…

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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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Newburg Borough’s mayor and newest council member were sworn in Monday evening. Pictured at left, Newburg Borough Council President Nathan Shoemaker administers the oath to Mayor Melissa Negley. At right, Negley administers the oath to councilwoman Amber Metcalfe.

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The PA Turnpike Commission (PTC) recently reminded customers that beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 5 tolls, will increase 6 percent for cash, E-ZPass and TOLL BY PLATE customers. The increase, approved by the commissioners last July, takes effect on all sections and extensions excluding three…

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Gov. Tom Wolf today announced a focused all-agency effort and anti-stigma campaign, “Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters,” aimed at expanding resources and the state’s comprehensive support of mental health and related healthcare priorities in Pennsylvania. The governor announced severa…

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Gov. Tom Wolf announced recently that all 67 Pennsylvania counties have taken official action toward acquiring new voting systems. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other national security and election security experts have urged Pennsylvania and other states to use new voting sys…