Shatzer Fruit Market of Chambersburg earned 64 First Place ribbons, 43 Second Place Ribbons and one Best of Class at the Pennsylvania Farm Show last week. Shatzer Fruit Market, once again brought home the Gabriel Heister Award for the Franklin County Horticulture Society, and some of the ent…
Coaches, parents, student athletes and staff expressed their concerns Monday regarding the grass football field at Veterans Stadium during a Shippensburg school board meeting.
In order to combat a hidden, yet widespread, problem and recognize National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, held a voting meeting of the committee this to move a package of bills aimed at combating the …
Kathy and Bryan Ruth addressed the Shippensburg school board Monday in hopes of having a safer school bus stop added to their development off of Baltimore Road.
Korey Paff set out on a new venture over the summer in hopes of helping residents of Pennsylvania and Maryland with their insurance-related needs.
The 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show wrapped up over the weekend after hosting more than 500,000 visitors over eight days.
Trains snaked around miniature rails Sunday as members of the community watched in amazement at the detail involved in the Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club’s layouts.
The WalkWorks program, a collaboration between the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, is continuing to grow, adding four new partners and locations, including Shippensburg.
Two Orchard Park, New York residents were killed in a helicopter crash that occurred in the first block of Irongate Court in Mechanicsburg, Silver Spring Township, around 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9.
The Honorable Judge Angela Krom addressed a full Courtroom One last Friday as Franklin County welcomed its newest Judge Mary Beth Shank, and a number of new and returning row officers.
At the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show Monday, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Education Secretary Pedro Rivera celebrated agricultural education during the state FFA’s Mid-Winter Convention with more than 5,000 FFA members and guests. Among the FFA members who were honored were: Kara …
Shippensburg Borough Council reorganized for the 2020 session Monday evening, welcoming its newest member Josefine Smith, and appointing a new president and vice president
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Sunoco, 8256 Olde Scotland Road in Southampton (Franklin) Township, at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Many Shippensburg area residents rang in the New Year in the center of town last Tuesday evening with hopes of a better future and hopes of continued success.
An unknown age female operator escaped serious injuries when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving, sheared a utility pole and knocked a transformer to the ground in the 900 block of Baltimore Road in Southampton (Cumberland) Township, at 6:36 p.m. on New Year’s Day. The vehicle cr…
American Dairy Association North East, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, last week revealed the recreation of three of the state’s most popular pro-sports mascots — Philadelphia Flyers’ Gritty, Philadelphia Eagles’ Swoop and Pittsburgh Steelers’ Steely McBeam — …
A home in the 500 block of Walnut Bottom Road in Shippensburg was engulfed in flames Sunday as area firefighters trained in safety procedures during the scheduled Structural Burn Class.
Gov. Tom Wolf, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding kicked off the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show Saturday, inviting the show’s thousands of competitive exhibitors and nearly half a million visitors to embrace the 2020 theme and “Imagine the Opportunities.” Througho…
The Shippensburg University Homecoming Court, with King Ramses Ovalles and Queen Eliza Eames, officially presented Shippensburg Produce & Outreach representatives with a check for $10,932.86 last month from money they raised this fall for the organization. ‘We were just astonished at suc…
Deputy Chief Tony Burkett of the South Newton Township Volunteer Fire Co. presented longtime Southampton (Cumberland) Township Supervisor Charles “Butch” O’Donnell with a plaque for his support of the fire company at last Monday’s meeting.
Audiences were once again filled with the Christmas spirit earlier this month as Paris Peet brought Ebenezer Scrooge to life on the stage of the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg during Totem Pole Playhouse’s production of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”
Members of Shippensburg Borough Council authorized Borough Manager Kevin Plasterer to write a letter to the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and the Department of Emergency Services earlier this month in regards to concerns raised over interrupted radio communications.
It was a matter of dialysis or death for Orrstown resident Jason Jumper after contracting Lyme disease about eight years ago led to more threatening implications on his life as a diabetic.
Hundreds of local families were given a wonderful holiday treat Dec. 19, as they enjoyed the annual Community Christmas Party at the Shippensburg University Rec Center.
Multiple fire companies were dispatched to a reported building fire at 1:40 p.m. Dec. 20, at Ventura Foods at 1501 Orchard Drive, Borough of Chambersburg.
Penn State Mont Alto embraced the spirit of the season by wrapping more than 350 presents for Franklin County families in need last Thursday.
One Shippensburg area native will be watching closely over the historic Maclay’s Mill Bridges in Lurgan Township once the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation begins a rehabilitation project next year.
Whomever said cheerleading isn’t a sport has never met these three spectacular cheerleaders. Madalynn Collett, Amber Farlling and Reagan L. Swenson of Shippensburg Area Senior High School are three of more than 800 high school cheerleaders from across the U.S. who will represent Varsity Spir…
Shippensburg Church of the Nazarene entered a purchase agreement last month to buy the Premier Events property at 429 E. Orange St. in Shippensburg Borough, according to church leadership.
The Shippensburg Police Department has grown to 14 officers, after last month’s hiring of Perry County native Lindsey Shope as a part-time patrolwoman.
Animated characters and inflatables are popular items featured in many area residents’ holiday displays. If you plan to take the family out for a nighttime drive, prepare to marvel at the bright lights, traditional garland and bows, and the many other sights of the season. These photos were …
Area children were in awe Saturday as they climbed onto Santa’s lap and told him what they wish for Christmas. After meeting with The Jolly Old Elf, they were treated to a hot meal, plus a number of crafts, including decorating gingerbread houses.