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Each year, the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC honors those whose leadership and community service best exemplify the organization’s goal of being a Catalyst for the Harrisburg region in making it a better place to live, work and play. The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is proud to h…

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Newburg’s gazebo on the Village Green has been decorated and is ready for Christmas in the Country’s 18th Annual Tree Lighting slated for Friday evening at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

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This year, on Small Business Saturday (Nov. 28), it is even more important than ever for all of us to “Shop Small.” As the voice for small business in the Federal government, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes how important it is to support our local, independently owned small…

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The Pennsylvania House of Representatives concluded the Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget process Friday with passage of a supplemental appropriation package that funds state government and related operations for the remaining seven months of the fiscal year.

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Although falling leaves may seem like a nuisance, try to consider them as a valuable resource provided free by nature. Leaves, with some patience but very little effort on your part, can be turned into an excellent soil amendment or mulch that you do not have to buy.

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Noah’s House Inc. is planning a Noah’s House Inc. Giving Tuesday Fundraiser benefiting Noah’s House and Gracie’s Place Recovery Homes for Dec. 1, which is GivingTuesday -- a global giving movement that has been driven by individuals, charities, businesses, and communities across the United S…

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The Shippensburg American Legion Post 223 recently presented Rick and Amy Yohe of RA Yohe Construction with Certificates of Appreciation for their great work on the Mid-Atlantic Wall of Fallen Heroes construction and placement at Memorial Park. Pictured, from left, are: Rick Yohe, Post Comma…

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State Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) recently announced the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has awarded $37,000 to the Franklin County Career and Technical Center (CTC) to purchase needed training equipment.  

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Due to the increase in positive cases of COVID-19, Franklin County is taking measures to increase safety for employees and residents. To continue serving the public while mitigating risks associated with the COVID-19 virus, county facilities will remain open to walk-in visitors with the foll…

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Cindy Pimental, Coy Library Board Trustee, will soon complete her two terms of 12 years on the library board. Pimental served as the chair of the fundraising committee, as the vice president, and as the chair of the public relations committee. When asked, she shared that the PR committee was…

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Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding invites singers statewide to enter “Oh, Say, Can You Sing?”, a star-spangled sing-off for the chance to inspire 2021 Pennsylvania Farm Show virtual viewers with their voices. Each morning, the 105th PA Farm Show will feature talented Pennsylvanians — ind…

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September is Hunger Action Month, a month designated by Feeding America to raise awareness on hunger issues. In celebration of Hunger Action Month, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, headquartered in Harrisburg, has released its final list of 2020 Hunger Heroes for the last week of Septembe…

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The SHAPE Gallery, 19 E. King St., Shippensburg, is pleased to present its annual “Gift the Gift of Art” exhibition. This exhibition of artwork is an opportunity to support your local artists and craftspeople by shopping at SHAPE’s gallery-wide boutique for that special someone or treat yourself.

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The Borough of Chambersburg’s Christmas tree arrived in Memorial Square last Monday to bring the cheer of the holiday season to area residents. Borough employees worked on decorating the large tree last Tuesday. 

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This offering of a Blast from the Past features a town baker and a borough clock; two subjects that you wouldn’t expect to come up in the same conversation.

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With deer becoming increasingly active, and daylight-saving time putting more vehicles on the road during the hours when deer move most, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is advising motorists to slow down and stay alert.

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UPMC has created a new Veterans Services program to assist Veterans and their providers with referrals and coordination of care across the UPMC Pinnacle network, including appointment scheduling, test management, records requests between entities, and coordination directly with VA medical ce…

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The Shippensburg Community Resource Coalition (SCRC) and the Shippensburg Tree Commission are continuing their holiday tradition for community members, businesses, families, and others with their annual Holiday Sale. The Holiday Sale includes wreaths, Christmas trees and garland. Tree and ga…

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The South Newton Township Fire Co. hosted a drive-through Trick-or-Treat last Thursday. Many members greeted the children as they passed through the engine bay. The children received king-size candy bars and red plastic fire helmets. On the way through, they also got to see a giant Minion fi…

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The annual Light-the-Night event in the Borough of Newburg saw close to 150 children stop by the square for treats. Pictured are the Metcalfe children all decked out for Halloween, and little 17-month-old Harper Holtry, who was very excited about Halloween night in Newburg last week. She was…

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Every year, since 2012, a Tuesday in December is dedicated to unleashing the power of people and organizations in efforts to transform communities and the world. This day strives to create a world that is built on generosity, dignity, and opportunity. Anyone and everyone can participate in t…

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Shippensburg Area Civil War Round Table will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the basement of Christ United Methodist Church, 47 E. King St., Shippensburg. The program will be “The Civilians of Gettysburg 1863,” presented by Jim Richards.

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Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (CNRC) announced that as of Tuesday, Nov. 10, five additional residents and one employee have tested positive for COVID-19. The number has grown to 25 residents and five employees who have tested positive since weekly testing resumed on Thursday, Nov. 5.