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Shippensburg University President Dr. Laurie Carter recently presented $10,000 checks each to West End Fire & Rescue Co., Vigilant Hose Co., and Cumberland Valley Hose Co., of Shippensburg, an annual donation made in support of operational expenses. Shippensburg Fire Department is ‘very …

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The Shippensburg Kids Events Committee, with the help of the Shippensburg Community Parks & Recreation Authority, continued to grow its annual holiday display at the Spring Lot Gazebo Park along West King Street last week. This year’s display includes a large Christmas tree inside the ga…

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Boy Scout Troop 120 of Shippensburg will take part in the Wreaths Across America program this year, decorating the graves, and remembering the thousands of brave men and women laid to rest at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. The idea was presented to the 28-member troop and their leade…

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Shippensburg Borough Council recently contracted M2 Construction LLC, out of Lancaster, for an $833,524 aeration system replacement at its wastewater treatment plant with hopes that this will be the final stretch of major work required for its “WWTP Expansion and ENR Upgrade” project.

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Shippensburg Borough Council has approved an amendment to its lease agreement with Shippensburg Community Parks & Recreation Authority (SCPRA) to allow for the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Memorial Park during limited circumstances. 

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A group of about 60 volunteers teamed up with Pastor J.R. Wells and his wife, Rhonda, Thursday evening to prepare 330 Thanksgiving boxes for Shippensburg families in need.

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The Shippensburg Police Department is seeking help from the community in order to guarantee several children in need can check a few more items off their Christmas wish list this holiday season.

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The landscape in front of Shippensburg First Church of God is looking much healthier these days, as well as the area surrounding the town Christmas tree, thanks to the efforts of Joe Wenger, a member of Boy Scout Troop 121 of Shippensburg. Involved in Scouting for six years, Joe started plan…

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Last week, Ed Goodhart, board director of Minnequa Social Club 375, presented $5,000 checks each to Vigilant Hose Co., Cumberland Valley Hose Co., West End Fire & Rescue, and Shippensburg Area EMS. The $20,000 in donations were raised from the club’s small games of chance proceeds. Pictu…

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Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series highlighting the Shippensburg area civic organizations and clubs. A different club will be featured occasionally to educate residents on the services they provide, and the wonderful people behind them.

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The staff of The Shippensburg News-Chronicle celebrated the opening of their new office at 825 W. King St., Front, Friday morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, open house and plaque. Officials with the Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce, property owners, Mayor Kathy Coy and members of t…

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Wilbur Wolf III, a keynote speaker at Penn State Mont Alto’s Veterans Day Ceremony, took a moment before his speech Monday to recognize BSHS student Adam DeGregorio, and his fundraising efforts for a Veteran memorial plaque placed in memory of Wolf 's late father, Wilbur Wolf Jr.

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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series highlighting the Shippensburg area civic organizations and clubs. A different club will be featured once every few months to educate residents on the services they provide, and the wonderful people behind them.

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Shippensburg Borough Council has unanimously approved the advertising of its proposed 2020 budgets with a number of rate increases, and a new stormwater tax, after hearing from its Budget & Finance Committee at its meeting last Tuesday evening.

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Thanks to the generosity of the Shippensburg community, and the hard work of Scouts and leaders with Boy Scout Troops and Cub Scout Packs 121, 120 and 251, this year’s Scouting for Food was a great success! Scouts collected 6,300 items to stock the shelves at King’s Kettle Food Pantry in Shi…

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Do you remember when teenagers could legally drive at the age of 14? Do you remember when Babe Ruth was sold to the New York Yankees, or when the World Series was the best-of-nine games rather than the best-of-seven? How about the pop-up toaster, arc welding or short wave radios-do you know