Editor’s Note: This article contains adult language.
Dorothy “Dot” Harris of Newburg has experienced the joy and magic of the holiday season for 98 years, and always enjoys reflecting on the good old days of Christmases past.
The Shippensburg school board, with some new and returning faces after the recent election, has called a time-out on the planning of its future high school stadium.
Mark Buterbaugh was unanimously appointed as the next president of the Shippensburg Area School Board Tuesday, while Dr. Geno Torri received a majority of votes to beat out Erica Burg in becoming the next vice president.
Christmastime has finally come to the little town of Newburg. About 70 people turned out for the annual tree-lighting event on the village green Friday evening.
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 …
Wellmon Medical Associates of Shippensburg has a new home. What’s great is patients don’t have to travel far to get to the new location.
The first day of hunting season fell on Small Business Saturday this year, but didn’t keep local shoppers from heading to downtown Shippensburg, and supporting local commerce.
Flames destroyed a 20-foot-by-40-foot garage and a passenger car last Saturday afternoon in the 1500 block of Streamside Drive, Hamilton Township, Chambersburg.
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…
A Shippensburg resident of nearly 13 years has received support on his request to have something in place that would protect members of the LGBTQ community from discrimination of employment, housing and public accommodations.
The 28th Annual Shippensburg Holiday Parade hosted by D.O.I.T. of Shippensburg was held last Friday evening, with many braving the frigid temperatures to see Santa arrive in his carriage.
In this season of Thanksgiving, it’s hard to pick just one thing that we are truly thankful for because we are blessed in so many ways.
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…
Celebrate some of the most beautiful sounds of the season at the Newburg First Church of God next week, with one of the biggest Christmas trees in the area!
Shopping small has its perks for local businesses and organizations, but it becomes even more meaningful when a customer is contributing to different causes at the same time.
The Shippensburg Area Senior High School Drama Club performed a 420-year-old play last week, keeping a tradition alive for one of the most produced shows in the world.
Shippensburg area Veterans who served during some of the toughest eras gathered in the American Legion Nov. 16 to be honored by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33).
King’s Kettle Food Pantry fulfilled its Thanksgiving mission for the 25th year Saturday as volunteers once again provided nearly 350 families with feasts for the upcoming holiday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Pennsylvania State Police have arrested and charged Justin L. Hockenberry, 36, of Orrstown, with the murder of a Chambersburg man found in the trunk of his own vehicle in the Lurgan Lions Club parking lot Sunday.
Reps. Torren Ecker (R-193) and Barb Gleim (R-199) partnered to organize a free Farmers’ Breakfast to keep those involved in the agriculture industry aware of what is changing.
Last week, Ed Goodhart, board director of Minnequa Social Club 375, presented $5,000 checks each to Vigilant Hose Co., Cumberland Valley Hose Co., West End Fire & Rescue, and Shippensburg Area EMS. The $20,000 in donations were raised from the club’s small games of chance proceeds. Pictu…
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series highlighting the Shippensburg area civic organizations and clubs. A different club will be featured occasionally to educate residents on the services they provide, and the wonderful people behind them.
Ten area Veterans were welcomed home last Friday as a lovely handmade quilt was wrapped around each one’s shoulders, some waiting decades for the emotional honor of their service to their country.
Pennsylvania State Police said Quentin E. Furlow Jr., the third suspect named in connection with the Oct. 6 Shippensburg homicide near High Street, has turned himself in.
Pennsylvania State Police in Carlisle released information Friday regarding the investigation of two California residents who were found deceased last month inside of an RV along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Hopewell Township.
The staff of The Shippensburg News-Chronicle celebrated the opening of their new office at 825 W. King St., Front, Friday morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, open house and plaque. Officials with the Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce, property owners, Mayor Kathy Coy and members of t…
Pennsylvania State Police said Justin Lee Hockenberry, 36, of Orrstown, has been named as a person of interest in the homicide investigation of Demetrios George Kalathas, 37, of Chambersburg.
Wilbur Wolf III, a keynote speaker at Penn State Mont Alto’s Veterans Day Ceremony, took a moment before his speech Monday to recognize BSHS student Adam DeGregorio, and his fundraising efforts for a Veteran memorial plaque placed in memory of Wolf 's late father, Wilbur Wolf Jr.
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series highlighting the Shippensburg area civic organizations and clubs. A different club will be featured once every few months to educate residents on the services they provide, and the wonderful people behind them.
Pennsylvania State Police have arrested Samir R. Stevenson, who was critically injured in the Oct. 6 Shippensburg homicide, and charged him in connection to the death of 21-year-old Shakur R. Myers of Philadelphia.
Shippensburg Borough Council has unanimously approved the advertising of its proposed 2020 budgets with a number of rate increases, and a new stormwater tax, after hearing from its Budget & Finance Committee at its meeting last Tuesday evening.
The Shippensburg community once again flocked to the downtown Sunday to show their pride and honor to all those who have served their country, and continue to serve.
Thanks to the generosity of the Shippensburg community, and the hard work of Scouts and leaders with Boy Scout Troops and Cub Scout Packs 121, 120 and 251, this year’s Scouting for Food was a great success! Scouts collected 6,300 items to stock the shelves at King’s Kettle Food Pantry in Shi…
Steven Brenize was elected to the role of Shippensburg Borough Tax Collector last Tuesday during the General Election, beating Democratic candidate Patricia Bowser.
Do you remember when teenagers could legally drive at the age of 14? Do you remember when Babe Ruth was sold to the New York Yankees, or when the World Series was the best-of-nine games rather than the best-of-seven? How about the pop-up toaster, arc welding or short wave radios-do you know