Numerous residents and legislators rallied in Chambersburg’s Memorial Square Saturday morning to push for the reopening of Franklin County amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Memorial Day in Shippensburg is typically a sea of red, white and blue as citizens gather along King Street to watch area Veterans, Scouts, organizations and first responders parade through town in honor of all heroes we have lost in battle and over the years, in remembrance of their bravery…
Pennsylvania State Police said Shawn Leone Harrison, 49, of Carlisle, sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy in his Spring View Street home March 7 and 8, according to information released Wednesday.
After pushing back the Pennsylvania primary election from its original date in April to Tuesday, June 2, due to the coronavirus pandemic; state and county officials have been gearing up to make sure that the primary runs smoothly.
As Franklin County prepares to move to the yellow phase of reopening tomorrow, there are a number of tips employers and employees should keep in mind during this time of transition.
Aaron L. Glass, 25, of Shippensburg, succumbed to injuries he suffered in a motorcycle crash that occurred at 3:59 p.m. May 16, along Lincoln Way West in St. Thomas Township.
Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they were the first responders running into burning and crumbling buildings as others ran out. Now, during the coronavirus pandemic, the most visible heroes are the healthcare professionals, who are saving others and risking their own liv…
According to data released this week by the state Department of Health and Cumberland County Coroner Charley Hall, the Shippensburg Health Care Center has reported 23 COVID-19-related deaths since the pandemic started in March.
A lawn chair on the front porch of Ernie Lynch’s residence was the hottest ticket in town Sunday, as cars paraded down Gilbert Road in Cleversburg to surprise Lynch on his 90th birthday.
Shippensburg area residents in need were given gallons of whole milk Tuesday afternoon, thanks to generous local contributors and volunteers.
With strokes of a paintbrush, longtime artist Sherre Bell of Shippensburg creates beautiful pieces for local residents while also supporting a great cause.
The lost burial flag of a Vietnam Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient took an unlikely journey back to its rightful owner recently because of the diligent work of a local Veteran.
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The Shippensburg Area School Board Monday opted to pass a proposed preliminary budget that holds the line on taxes for the 2020-21 school year.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many dairy farmers across the state and nation to dump thousands of gallons of milk as processing plants find themselves with a surplus supply with the closure of schools and restaurants.
What was once a hobby has become a much-needed service for those in her community. Jennifer Milburn, assistant director of residential life at Shippensburg University, is bringing her skills to the table to help others combat COVID-19.
Shippensburg area teachers have stepped up to the plate and completely revamped lesson formats to help their students continue to learn amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
When 8-year-old Beckett Loucks could no longer hang around the firehouse due to the coronavirus, he decided to use the time away to pay back firefighters and other area first responders tenfold.
Being under a stay-at-home order is especially tough when you hope to celebrate your special day with friends and loved ones.
Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) has introduced legislation that would help clear up inconsistencies in how COVID-19 deaths are being reported in Pennsylvania and ensure county coroners are notified of all suspected deaths caused by the virus within their area of jurisdiction.
Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) recently announced that 23 students from Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District have received nominations for the U.S. Service Academies. These students, if they receive an appointment directly from an academy, will have the opportunity to attend the …
The Shippensburg Area School District administration has been working to attempt to salvage commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2020 that have been halted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Big Spring grad and Shippensburg University student Rebecca Fickel is using her entrepreneurial spirit and self-taught sewing skills to find a new way to help the community during the current health crisis.
Putting speed to need, in less than one month a cross-functional task force led by the technology team has prototyped and delivered more than 1,600 face shields and ear guards for local healthcare providers and first responders in Shippensburg, Chambersburg, Carlisle and the surrounding regi…
The number of reported COVID-19-related deaths in the state of Pennsylvania, and the process of reporting those deaths has been under scrutiny recently by the Pennsylvania State Coroners Association.
While many area residents are stuck at home in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus, local law enforcement officers remain on the frontlines adjusting to a new normal while still keeping residents safe.
With the goal of “advancing the welfare of the community” since its beginnings, the Shippensburg Civic Club is not a stranger to helping the community during times of need.
Spring is such a beautiful time of year. Flowers are in bloom, trees are budding, the sound of birds singing fills the morning air, and one’s morning brew is most enjoyable when sipping from the deck or patio that overlooks the landscape.
The Shippensburg Kiwanis Club sponsored Little Free Library outside of the Shippensburg Historical Society, 52 W. King St., has been temporarily transformed into a free food pantry for those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. A sign on the front of the case reads, ‘Our Little Free Libr…
During these unprecedented times, it is tough to be distanced from your loved ones, especially when you rely on their visits to brighten your day. At Orrstown Personal Care Home, the staff and administration are doing all they can to make sure their residents get to see their loved ones, via…
This story is part of our ongoing “HACC Heroes” series. We recognize the severity of the global coronavirus pandemic and its impact on our communities. During this challenging time, we want to thank and recognize HACC employees, students and others who are making a difference. The heroes of …
Following a nearly two-week stay, and 10 days on a ventilator, a Cumberland County man who received treatment for COVID-19 at WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital was cheered on by his caregivers as he was discharged from the hospital Tuesday afternoon.
Volunteers at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Shippensburg give free Grab-and-Go Community Meals to the public the first and second Monday of every month. This past Monday, due to the current health and economic crisis, many families needed the help more than ever.