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In order to combat a hidden, yet widespread, problem and recognize National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, held a voting meeting of the committee this to move a package of bills aimed at combating the …

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Kathy and Bryan Ruth addressed the Shippensburg school board Monday in hopes of having a safer school bus stop added to their development off of Baltimore Road.

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The Office of State Inspector General (OSIG) filed welfare fraud charges against 45 individuals during the month of November 2019. The restitution owed to the commonwealth in these cases totals $211,274.32. Additional cost savings will be realized as the defendants will be temporarily disqua…

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The Wolf Administration recently convened eight Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) summits across the state to promote awareness of MAT, share strategies for successful treatment and increase the number of health care providers using the federal waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in their pr…

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Pennsylvania State Police Chambersburg are currently seeking information on the whereabouts of Mateo Ceron, also known as Ceron-Mendoza, for two separate incidents involving sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault, strangulation, burglary, simple a…

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The WalkWorks program, a collaboration between the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, is continuing to grow, adding four new partners and locations, including Shippensburg.

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The Wolf Administration recently convened eight Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) summits across the state to promote awareness of MAT, share strategies for successful treatment and increase the number of health care providers using the federal waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in their pr…

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Two Orchard Park, New York residents were killed in a helicopter crash that occurred in the first block of Irongate Court in Mechanicsburg, Silver Spring Township, around 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9.

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The Office of State Inspector General (OSIG) filed welfare fraud charges against 45 individuals during the month of November 2019. The restitution owed to the commonwealth in these cases totals $211,274.32. Additional cost savings will be realized as the defendants will be temporarily disqua…

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The female driver of the pictured minivan suffered moderate injuries when she left the road for unknown reasons and hit a utility pole around 7:10 p.m. last Friday in the 200 block of North Second Street in the Borough of Chambersburg. The driver had to be extricated by emergency personnel w…

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The Pennsylvania Legislature recently passed two bills that firmly establish Pennsylvania as a national leader on criminal justice reform. Senate Bills 500 and 501, which are part of the second phase of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI 2), passed with bi-partisan support in the House…

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Adrian Gilbert of Shippensburg stopped amid Tuesday’s falling snow to feed the ducks at Dykeman Pond. She said she often stops to take care of the birds, noting the white ones are the most friendly and will often eat out of your hand. Tuesday marked the first snowfall of 2020, and prompted s…

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Sunoco, 8256 Olde Scotland Road in Southampton (Franklin) Township, at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Sunoco, 8256 Olde Scotland Road in Southampton (Franklin) Township, at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced last month that the former Executive Director of the Perry County Family Center, Shelly A. Dreyer-Aurila, 53, of New Bloomfield, pleaded guilty Oct. 22, before Senior U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Ram…

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An unknown age female operator escaped serious injuries when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving, sheared a utility pole and knocked a transformer to the ground in the 900 block of Baltimore Road in Southampton (Cumberland) Township, at 6:36 p.m. on New Year’s Day. The vehicle cr…

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American Dairy Association North East, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, last week revealed the recreation of three of the state’s most popular pro-sports mascots — Philadelphia Flyers’ Gritty, Philadelphia Eagles’ Swoop and Pittsburgh Steelers’ Steely McBeam — …