Have you been waiting for that first vine-ripened tomatoes of the season? How about a fresh garden salad with homegrown vegetables? Looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth? Maybe you need a unique gift and don’t know where to find it? Grab your wallet and head on out to the Ship Ma…
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.
Area residents were still able to enjoy some of their favorite foods during what would have been fair week in Shippensburg last weekend.
The Shippensburg Area School Board was forced to table a decision on the district’s fall reopening plan Monday due to extreme technical difficulties, and a lack of community access to public comment.
Shippensburg Borough Council voted July 21 to advertise a non-discrimination ordinance in response to requests from members of the LGBTQ+ community who have faced unnecessary prejudice based on their sexual orientation while applying for housing in town.
The Conrail Historical Society (The CRHS) is proud to announce its acquisition of a new piece of railroad equipment for use as a Conrail museum.
The Coy sisters of Shippensburg put their love of animals to work last week as they marketed their own baked goods stand to the community, with all proceeds benefiting the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter.
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 …
Organizers of Franklin County’s back-to-school outreach, Project Big Love, have made the tough decision to cancel the July 25 event based on the new COVID-19 restrictions enacted by Gov. Tom Wolf.
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.
At the June 16 Shippensburg Borough Council meeting, residents Steven Brenize, Andrew Burdge and Ben Geesaman pushed for transparency in training and body cameras to encourage police reform during a time of racial divide in the country.
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.
Several area firefighters suffered heat exhaustion and one was injured by a hoseline while attempting to fight a barn fire at 70 Aspers Road in Lower Mifflin Township at 11:58 a.m. Tuesday, June 30.
After long consideration, the Shippensburg Corn Festival Committee has made the painful decision to postpone the 2020 Shippensburg Corn Festival until the last Saturday in August, 2021.
The Shippensburg area is returning to some semblance of normalcy with First Fridays kicking off at 4:30 p.m. July 3 at Shippensburg Station.
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.
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…
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.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted millions of Americans’ lives since March, and has brought many disappointments to graduating seniors across the country.
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.
Project Big Love will return to Mont Alto next month to provide a crucial need to many Franklin County families as they continue to recover from the global coronavirus pandemic.
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…
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.
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.
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…
The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has sparked protests and cries for change in cities and small towns across the country, including right here in Shippensburg.
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.
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-…
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.
Area residents let their voices be heard Tuesday, joining in on the national outcry against police brutality and racial injustice in the wake of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota last week.
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 …
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…