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Shippensburg Area Senior High School seniors finally received their high school diplomas in smaller, staggered ceremonies over the course of two days Monday and Tuesday at Veterans Stadium in Memorial Park.

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A 42-year-old Martinsville, Virginia, woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer that occurred along Interstate 81 North at mile marker 24 in Southampton (Franklin) Township at 11:57 p.m. June 26, according to Pennsylvania State Police. A 12-year-old girl was also in…

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Pennsylvania State Police said 20-year-old David V. McCall, of Carlisle, was pronounced dead after he was struck by a dump truck while walking along Ritner Highway near Log Cabin Road in Penn Township with his friend at 2 a.m. June 27.

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Commissioner Col. Robert Evanchick announced in March that 99 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth. The men and women represent the 158th graduating cadet class.

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A 2-year-old boy was injured when a cow stepped on his chest area around 6 p.m. last Wednesday on a farm in the 100 block of Stoughstown Road, South Newton Township, Walnut Bottom. The boy was airlifted to Penn State Hershey Medical Center by Stat MedEvac Helicopter. His condition wasn’t ser…

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Several fire companies from both Cumberland and Franklin counties were called to the scene of a house fire at 13920 Reservoir Lane in Lurgan Township just after 5:30 Monday morning.

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The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted millions of Americans’ lives since March, and has brought many disappointments to graduating seniors across the country.

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Fire companies from both Franklin and Adams counties were dispatched to a reported garage fire at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday evening, located at 633 Coldspring Road in Fayetteville, Greene Township.

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A second peaceful protest highlighting the importance of black lives and police reform was held Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of King and Earl streets in downtown Shippensburg.  

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A large chicken coop in the 100 block of Clay Road, between Newville and Carlisle, was partially destroyed by fire around 4 a.m. June 16.

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Shippensburg University announced its plan to return to campus for the fall 2020 semester this week. The university is operating with a revised academic calendar to avoid students departing and the returning to campus after Thanksgiving break. Classes will begin on Aug. 17 with in-person ins…

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The Pennsylvania General Primary Election came and went without much fanfare, overshadowed by a global pandemic and social justice issues going on throughout the country. 

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Several area fire companies were called to 2275 Ritner Highway, North Newton Township, last Monday afternoon for a reported building fire.

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the death of a 1-month-old baby boy that was reported at 3:30 a.m. June 14, at Budget Inn Motel, 2347 Molly Pitcher Highway in Guilford Township, Chambersburg.

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A 10-month-old baby who was seriously injured in a crash involving a car and a horse-and-buggy along Newburg Road in Hopewell Township Tuesday afternoon has sadly succumbed to her injuries, according to fire officials who responded to the scene.

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North Newton Township was recently awarded a grant of $12,000 from the South Mountain Partnership’s Mini-Grant Program. The funds are being used to develop a trail feasibility study to research and develop safe bicycle and pedestrian access between the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail and the No…

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After more than 90 years in the community, the Episcopal Home is closing its doors. The local landmark at 206 E. Burd St. learned of the news in early March, and since then has been helping residents of the small senior living community find a new place to call home. 

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The Board of Administration for the Shippensburg Community Parks and Recreation Authority announced last week that the Shippensburg Memorial Park Pool will not open this summer. The SCPRA board has determined that it is not financially feasible for the pool to open this year under the COVID-…

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Cumberland County will be moving into the Green Phase as part of the governor’s plan to Reopen Pennsylvania at 12:01 a.m. Friday,  June 12. The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will announce its measures for a safe reopening process of county government operations this week.  

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The Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney David J. Freed recently announced nearly $400 million in grant funding through the Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP), with more than $1.3 million going to the Hazleton Police Departm…

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The Federal Trade Commission will begin sending refunds totaling more than $1.7 million to consumers who were victims of a tech support scam. The scam tricked consumers into buying tech support services by claiming their computers were infected with viruses, malware or other security breaches.

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While investigating leads about the potential location of a Connecticut fugitive in Washington County, Maryland, an inter-agency law enforcement team took him into custody when he walked from a nearby wooded area the evening of Wednesday, May 27.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on May 29, 2020, Marlon Valoy De La Rosa, 21, of Bronx, New York, was indicted by a federal grand jury on mail theft, attempted bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, and criminal conspiracy charges.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health this week warned Pennsylvania’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) participants of potential scams and cautioned them not to disclose their personal information without verifying the identity of the caller.

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Shippensburg officials and residents will gather for a peaceful protest Tuesday, June 9, against the injustice revolving around the recent murder of 46-year-old George Floyd in Minneapolis by white police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck while Floyd was handcuffed, lying …

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As protests and riots spread across the nation, people have been gathering in small towns to protest the killing of George Floyd. Peaceful protesters gathered in Chambersburg’s town’s square Monday to protest the killing of George Floyd, a black man from Minnesota. Floyd died when former pol…

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The Wall of Fallen Heroes, a memorial to service members from Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Delaware, and Maryland who have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan; has begun taking shape in Shippensburg Memorial Park.