A fabulous evening of extraordinary art drew a great crowd to the Shippensburg Arts Programming & Education (SHAPE)’s opening reception of their 17th Annual Abstract Exhibit: “Multifaceted” Friday.
After seemingly endless buildup, the 2020 Presidential Election will finally take place Tuesday, Nov. 3, and voters in Pennsylvania will have a big say in who wins the race for the White House.
The Totem Pole Playhouse Board of Directors and Rowan Joseph, artistic and producing director since 2013, have parted ways. Totem Pole Playhouse is located in Fayetteville on the border of Adams and Franklin counties.
Parents and the community expressed alarming concerns with the number of students failing at the middle and high school levels, while many urged the district to place the secondary level on a hybrid or full-time in-person schedule.
Costumed children and their families descended upon the Cumberland Drive-In in Newville Saturday evening to participate in a socially distanced drive-through trick-or-treat event, and watch, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” and Disney/PIXAR’s “Coco” on the big screen.
Many members of the community attended Harbor Fest Saturday in support of The Harbor in Shippensburg, and celebrated recovery during a fun-filled day.
Lowe’s of Chambersburg and the Fayetteville Fire & EMS Department held the only public Fire Prevention event last Saturday in the parking lot of Lowe’s.
Shippensburg Borough Council discussed and approved the Parks and Recreation Authority MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) contract and budget during the Sept. 15 borough meeting. The agreement changes the terms of the contract from five years to two years.
Shippensburg Councilwoman Josefine Smith suggested an idea that would inform the community about safe guidelines in place for Trick-or-Treat Night during the Oct. 6 council meeting.
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Assistant Principal Andrew Norton presented a curriculum report on “Keystone Testing and Accountability: 2020 and Beyond” during Monday’s school board meeting.
The Drew Michael Taylor Foundation Grief Center will soon open in Dr. Heckman’s former office at the corner of Orrstown Road and Ashton Drive in Shippensburg.
Shippensburg Area School Board directors approved a motion Monday to continue virtual education for grades 6 to 12 through the second marking period after a discussion with secondary principals regarding preparation toward hybrid learning.
Helping, Caring, Listening, Serving- These words and more describe just some of what Pastor J.R. Wells and his wife, Rhonda, do for the lives of so many individuals and families in the Shippensburg area through The King’s Kettle Food Pantry. Over the past 27 years (2020 marking their 28th …
Assistant Supervisor of Special Education Bethany Bridges presented a request to the school board Monday to approve an additional full-time permanent special education teaching position at the Shippensburg Area Intermediate Building based on an increase of student need and teacher caseloads …
Unique vehicles rolled into the Shippensburg Commons Shopping Center off of South Fayette Street Saturday as car lovers united for a Shippensburg Car Meet.
WellSpan Health placed its own Air Medical helicopter in service on Sept. 24. WellSpan and Air Methods, another Air Medical Service known to many as Life Net 8-1, have jointly launched the new service. The new helicopter will be known as WellFlight 28. It is blue and gold with the WellSpan l…
Alexa Henry, the newly crowned SASHS Homecoming Queen, is handed the crown from last year’s queen, Hannah Bigler, at the Greyhound football Homecoming game Friday evening against Mechanicsburg. The Wildcats defeated the Greyhounds by a 35-20 final score.
After an unfortunate closure lasting several months, Shippensburg Arts Programming & Education (SHAPE) held its reopening reception last Friday for the 15th Annual Membership Exhibit, “Perception: The Journey Of Our Senses.”
Homecoming will be celebrated at Shippensburg Area Senior High School this week. While most of the activities are being done virtually, the Homecoming Queen will be crowned at half-time of the Greyhound home football game Friday, Oct. 2. The 2020 Homecoming Court includes, from left: Brittan…
At Monday’s Shippensburg Area School Board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Chris Suppo asked Athletic Director Michael Montedoro to discuss attendance at athletic events for fall sports.
Damage discovered to the floorboards of the Ramp Covered Bridge in Hopewell Township has prompted Cumberland County officials to begin rehabilitation of the historic structure as early as mid-October. According to Hopewell Township secretary Kim Myers, damage to the floorboards was reported …
Editor's Note: This article was amended on Oct. 7, 2020, to change a small error in a quote by Susan Spicka in the public comment portion. We apologize for the error.
A tractor-trailer and its contents, all electronic goods, were consumed by flames around 11:30 a.m. last Wednesday at the Blue Mountain Service Plaza along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Newburg.
Shippensburg Police Chief Meredith Dominick urged council to move forward with the process of accrediting the police department at council’s Sept. 15 meeting.
VFW Post 6168 Commander Christian Nazario and Post Manager Mindy Danzberger coordinated the post’s first Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Pictured is Joel Griffie of Newville donating blood during the drive. ‘We were excited to team up with the Red Cross and assist the c…
Following a historic undefeated regular season and District 3 Class 5A Quarterfinals berth in 2019, the Greyhound football team is finally set to return this Friday when quarterback Zack Manning, pictured, leads the varsity team in a road meeting against the Waynesboro Indians at 7 p.m. The …
What can I say about Ted Alexander that hasn’t already been said? He was a well-respected historian who donated much of his time to not only the American Civil War, but the general history of the Cumberland Valley. He had a keen eye for historical accuracy when it came to living history even…
The Shippensburg Area School District administration recommended adding 4th and 5th graders to the hybrid learning schedule, beginning Oct. 5, at Monday’s school board meeting.
In an effort to give students a sense of excitement for the challenging school year, families were given the opportunity to pick up a free bright-colored drawstring backpack full of school supplies at this year’s Back to School Distribution Day event.
Classic Corvettes joined other vintage and newer vehicles to roll into H&H Chevrolet Cadillac last weekend to benefit local organizations.
‘Tis the season for everything fall, and if it’s the taste of homemade goodness you happen to be craving this time of year, look no further than Cherry Grove Farm, a country treasure located just outside of Shippensburg on Cherry Grove Road.
The Senate Majority Policy Committee held a public roundtable discussion in Shippensburg Tuesday, at the request of State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33), to receive feedback on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Veterans’ clubs, as well as charitable and service organizations.
The Shippensburg Borough Authority recently received a competitive $25,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health to help continue providing fluoride in the borough’s water supply.
If you have ever met Jerome Kater, you know what kind of person he is…a sweet, soft-spoken man whose heart is as big as his smile! He lives to serve others and would literally do anything to help anyone; an extraordinary man to say the least.
The Oasis of Love Church, located at 303 S. Washington St., held its second annual “Move-Up” event for children and youth to celebrate their moving up to the next level of learning in the church Sunday School and youth programs.
Tuesday marked the first day of school for Shippensburg area students. Many younger students made their way to the classroom, while older students did their schoolwork via an online platform. Quite a few families have opted to use the virtual format for their younger children, as well, with …