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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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 — …

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Members of Shippensburg Borough Council recognized outgoing president Andrea Lage for her 18 years of service to the borough at the Dec. 17 meeting.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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 …

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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.