The youngest contestants vying for crowns at the Cumberland Ag Expo earned their titles Friday evening.
A group of about 30 volunteers from JLG banded together with crews from Miracle Recreation and staff of James Burd Elementary last Thursday to install new playground equipment for students.
Shippensburg police have arrested four men in connection to an attempted armed robbery that occurred just after 10 p.m. Aug. 8, at a home in the 400 block of East King Street.
The Pennsylvania State Police will be hosting a Citizens’ Police Academy at Shippensburg University this fall. The program will allow participants to learn more about the law enforcement field, specifically the State Police.
On Aug. 2, Silver Spring Township Police received a report regarding adulterated products. The citizen purchased an item packaged as Sensodyne brand toothpaste from Giant Food Store. When the toothpaste package was opened, the product within the box was a different brand of toothpaste. The t…
The operator of this pickup truck escaped injuries when the vehicle left the road, rolled over and struck a telephone pole, coming to rest on its side, just after 2 p.m. Tuesday, in the 600 block of Shippensburg Road in Hopewell Township. The driver refused medical transport at the scene. Pe…
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Jacob Soto, 22, of Harrisburg, was indicted July 17, by a federal grand jury for illegal possession of a machine gun.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently announced that United States District Court Judge Yvette Kane sentenced Jacob Eddie Junior Pena, 24, of Harrisburg, to 60 months’ imprisonment to be followed by five years of supervised release for a firearm…
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently announced that in 2018, statewide traffic deaths increased to 1,190 from the record low of 1,137 in 2017. Last year was the third-lowest number of highway fatalities recorded and overall fatalities continue to trend downward.
A moving and sentimental presentation took place last Wednesday evening in the meeting room of the Southampton (Cumberland) Township Supervisors building.
John Nicholas Olcese spoke about his grandfather, Tommy G. Everett, and his impact on American Legion Post 223 in Shippensburg at its Centennial Celebration Saturday.
With the start of the school year around the corner, Family Fun Day and Blessing of the Backpacks made it a lot easier for local families to get their school supplies Saturday.
Pennsylvania State Police said Octavian Perez, 16, of Adams County, has been arrested in connection to a reported attempted murder of a 5-year-old girl.
The female driver of this vehicle suffered minor injuries when the vehicle left the road, rolled over and came to rest against a telephone pole at 9:02 p.m. Friday, in the 2600 block of Philadelphia Avenue in Greene Township. The driver was confined in the vehicle, and had to be removed by a…
Shippensburg police have charged Shawnee Rebecca Strawser, 20, of Shippensburg, with aggravated assault of a child and related charged after her 5-week-old son was admitted to the hospital for bleeding on the brain and fractures to his legs earlier this month.
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego announced more than 130 wildfire fighting grants totaling nearly $620,000 to assist volunteer fire companies throughout the state. The new funding was announced at the gatherin…
The 62nd Annual Shippensburg Community Fair has come and gone for another year. This year, I gained a lot of knowledge about certain aspects of the fair, most of what included the Home Products Division of the week-long event.
Robert Steinour Jr. of Carlisle never served in the military. But, his duty to his country has called him to honor those who have.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has launched, “Into the Cloud,” a brand new online safety product for children in grades K-5. This includes an animated web series and video game. Using data from actual NCMEC CyberTipline reports, each episode focuses on a different e…
The Minnequa Social Club recently donated $20,000 to Shippensburg Little League for their “Operation Under the Lights” capital campaign for new field lights at Doc Norcross Stadium.
The Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association (PSCOA) recently called on the Pennsylvania General Assembly to hold hearings and investigate a growing number of murders being committed by former state prison inmates released on parole. Last year alone, parolees committed 93 murders,…
Pennsylvania Opioid Command Center Incident Commander Ray Barishansky recently highlighted the commonwealth’s progress in fighting the opioid overdose epidemic at the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania annual conference.
Pennsylvania State Police are looking for 16-year-old Octavian Perez who is now wanted in connection to the alleged sexual assault and attempted homicide of a 5-year-old girl.
Sixty-two bicyclists making a bi-annual trip from Pittsburgh to Palmerton stopped in Shippensburg July 31 to rest before resuming on their 19th six-day excursion.
Pennsylvania State Police said Charlotte A. Waters, 80, of Chambersburg, was killed in a crash that occurred at 3:45 p.m. Aug. 2, at the intersection of Letterkenny Road and Letterkenny Road West in Greene Township.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Gerard Gaffney, 19, of Mount Rainier, Maryland, and David Marable,18, of Washington, D.C., were indicted July 24, by a federal grand jury on robbery and firearms charges.
The Pennsylvania Incident Management Team (IMT) recently conducted a two-day readiness drill at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency near Harrisburg.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro recently announced a coalition of 50 Attorneys General, comprising 48 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has reached a settlement with Equifax as the result of an investigation into a massive 2017 data breach.
A 67-year-old Mechanicsburg man was killed in an accident at Williams Grove Speedway in Monroe Township Friday night, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
Fire companies from three counties -- Cumberland, Franklin and Adams -- worked together last Wednesday to extinguish a four-alarm blaze that destroyed a barn and its contents at 185 Smith Road in Penn Township.
The lowest bidder was awarded the contract Thursday for the year-long project to replace a century old water line on King Street in Shippensburg Borough.
Local business Pague & Fegan Hardware Store raised about $1,250 this week for the Shippensburg Junior League All-Stars for their upcoming trip to the regional tournament.
The Shippensburg Community Fair is gone for another year, but what a beautiful week it was! Mother Nature brought sunny skies for the most part, thought she threw in a few raindrops now and then. Last year, she wasn’t too friendly and brought endless pouring rain during Fair Week, which caus…
One of the final candidates being considered as the next superintendent of the Shippensburg Area School District met with community members, administration and staff during a forum in the middle school auditorium Monday evening.
Lowe’s announced Tuesday it has opened a new bulk distribution center in Shippensburg. The 1.2 million-square-foot facility received its first shipment of goods this week and plans to begin shipping appliances next month out of the newly constructed logistics center at the United Business Pa…
About 100 children and adults celebrated the end of the annual Summer Reading Program at the Shippensburg library Tuesday evening, with a pizza party filled with fun activities.