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Shippensburg University President Dr. Laurie Carter recently presented $10,000 checks each to West End Fire & Rescue Co., Vigilant Hose Co., and Cumberland Valley Hose Co., of Shippensburg, an annual donation made in support of operational expenses. Shippensburg Fire Department is ‘very …

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced last month that ten previously deported aliens were indicted separately Oct. 2, by a federal grand jury for illegal reentry into the United States. These matters arose in counties throughout the District in…

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The Shippensburg Kids Events Committee, with the help of the Shippensburg Community Parks & Recreation Authority, continued to grow its annual holiday display at the Spring Lot Gazebo Park along West King Street last week. This year’s display includes a large Christmas tree inside the ga…

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Two people suffered minor to moderate injuries Thanksgiving evening in a two-vehicle accident that occurred around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Walnut Bottom and Hershey roads in Shippensburg. Both were taken to Chambersburg Hospital for treatment. Pennsylvania State Police of Carlisle i…

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Boy Scout Troop 120 of Shippensburg will take part in the Wreaths Across America program this year, decorating the graves, and remembering the thousands of brave men and women laid to rest at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. The idea was presented to the 28-member troop and their leade…

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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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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Haixi Sheng, 20, a native and citizen of China, was sentenced Oct. 11 by Senior United States District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo to one year and one day imprisonment for smuggling goods from the Unit…

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Shippensburg Borough Council recently contracted M2 Construction LLC, out of Lancaster, for an $833,524 aeration system replacement at its wastewater treatment plant with hopes that this will be the final stretch of major work required for its “WWTP Expansion and ENR Upgrade” project.

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The West End Fire & Rescue Co. was dispatched to a reported auto fire in the 5200 block of Philadelphia Avenue, Greene Township, around 4 p.m. Thursday. Responding units were about 2 miles away, and saw a heavy column of black smoke. Upon arrival on the scene, they found a passenger car …

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Flames consumed several acres of a cut cornfield in the 300 block of Mount Rock Road, Southampton (Franklin) Township, just after 11:30 a.m. Friday.

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Two people suffered minor to moderate injuries in a four-vehicle accident in the 3100 block of Philadelphia Avenue, Greene Township, near Hickory Ridge Restaurant, around 12:43 p.m. Thursday. The initial collision reportedly occurred on Philadelphia Avenue, and then one of the cars continued…

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Shippensburg police said Joshua Allen Nicholson, 31, of Shippensburg, was found looking in a residential window and exposing and touching his genitals in the first block of North Earl Street at 12:50 a.m. Nov. 2.

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Shippensburg Borough Council has approved an amendment to its lease agreement with Shippensburg Community Parks & Recreation Authority (SCPRA) to allow for the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Memorial Park during limited circumstances. 

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A group of about 60 volunteers teamed up with Pastor J.R. Wells and his wife, Rhonda, Thursday evening to prepare 330 Thanksgiving boxes for Shippensburg families in need.

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The Shippensburg Police Department is seeking help from the community in order to guarantee several children in need can check a few more items off their Christmas wish list this holiday season.

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The landscape in front of Shippensburg First Church of God is looking much healthier these days, as well as the area surrounding the town Christmas tree, thanks to the efforts of Joe Wenger, a member of Boy Scout Troop 121 of Shippensburg. Involved in Scouting for six years, Joe started plan…

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A vehicle was destroyed by flames along Interstate 81 South, at mile marker 13.5 in Guilford Township, at 11:56 a.m. last Wednesday. Upon arrival, emergency personnel found the vehicle engulfed in flames with all occupants out safely.  The fire was extinguished within about 10 minutes, and n…