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The water line replacement project along King Street has seen some delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, but work has resumed and the project should be completed by mid-September, according to Borough Manager Kevin Plasterer.

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When God whispers in your ear…it’s a good sign that he has something good to share. That’s what happened when two ladies from the Newburg First Church of God had the same idea, but hadn’t yet talked to one another. Megan Pryor and Lisa Laughlin both enjoy gardening and thought it would be a …

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Last Saturday was absolutely perfect car show weather, and car enthusiasts of all ages rolled into Shippensburg Memorial Park for the inaugural Route 11 Cruz’n Car Show to benefit the Shippensburg Community Parks & Rec Authority.

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Route 11 Cruz’n and the Pepsi Cola Plant of Newville visited the Vigilant Hose Co. of Shippensburg last Friday afternoon to donate a pallet of bottled water to the three Shippensburg fire companies and Shippensburg Area EMS.

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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 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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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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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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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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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…