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Together, Seniors BlueBook and Fizika Group announce the publication of the Premier Edition of the Fizikaflex Wellness Journal, titled “Feel the Freedom: A Guide to Putting Health into Your Own Hands.” The publication is a result of a creative partnership between the two organizations and HD…

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The House of Representatives today approved legislation authored by Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) that would create a statewide standard allowing farmers to host Agritourism or Agritainment activities on their farms.

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For the past few weeks, construction crews from Celerity Fiber Wireless Infrastructure have been trenching from Big Spring High School, adjacent to the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail and on Centerville Road to Oak Flat Elementary, burying a fiber optic cable that will connect Oak Flat to the d…

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The Gathering, a young adult group in the Newville community, will host a free Veterans Lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Newville First Church of God, 475 Shippensburg Road, Newville.

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on these days includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommendation donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our newsletter can be found on our website:…

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UPMC has created a new Veterans Services program to assist Veterans and their providers with referrals and coordination of care across the UPMC Pinnacle network, including appointment scheduling, test management, records requests between entities, and coordination directly with VA medical ce…

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on these days includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommendation donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our newsletter can be found on our website:…

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The South Newton Township Fire Co. hosted a drive-through Trick-or-Treat last Thursday. Many members greeted the children as they passed through the engine bay. The children received king-size candy bars and red plastic fire helmets. On the way through, they also got to see a giant Minion fi…

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Despite the weather, as it looked like a wash out for Trick-or-Treat Night in the Borough of Newville, the sun peeked out through the clouds at about 5:45 p.m. and the rainstorm ended. The streets were crowded with many trick-or-treaters with guidance by their parents going door-to-door for …

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on these days includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommendation donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our newsletter can be found on our website:…

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Area children enjoyed receiving goodies from a drive-through Trunk-or-Treat at the Newville First Church of God last Thursday. Both sides of the parking lot handed out numerous treats for the costumed children. Pictured, from left, are: Aleeyah Penn, Caleb Copenhaver, Levi Guyer, Colton Cope…

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The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners recently voted to place the $255.5 million proposed 2021 county budget on view. The General Fund is $96.5 million of the total county budget, with no property tax increase planned. 

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Field of Screams will host the 8th Annual Zombie Fun Run 5K Saturday, Nov. 14, with proceeds benefiting the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC). For every runner registered, Field of Screams will make a donation in support of the PBCC’s programs and services, including personalized p…

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on these days includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommendation donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our newsletter can be found on our website:…

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Voters will see two names on their ballots on Nov. 3 for the 31st Senatorial District in parts of Cumberland County. Incumbent Sen. Mike Regan will appear on the Republican ticket. He was elected to the seat in November of 2016 after serving two terms in the House of Representatives. He curr…

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The General Election is Nov. 3 in Pennsylvania. Voters in Cumberland and Franklin counties will see two names on the ballot for Senator in the 33rd Senatorial District. Incumbent Doug Mastriano will appear on the Republican ticket, and challenger Rich Sterner will appear on the Democratic ti…

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Fall is the perfect time of year for many reasons, but none more apparent than the beautiful display of autumn colors that line the landscape. This photo was taken along the beach at Colonel Denning State Park in Newville a few weeks ago. We hope you have been able to view some of the beauti…

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The Big Spring Senior Center is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on these days includes a hot and a frozen meal for a

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The Big Spring Heights Church of God at 10 Mount Rock Road in Newville is holding an Indoor Yard and Food Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, and Friday, Oct. 23, and from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 24, in their rear fellowship building.

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The General Election is Nov. 3 in Pennsylvania. Voters in Cumberland and Franklin counties will see two names on the ballot for U.S. Congress in the 13th District. Incumbent Dr. John Joyce will appear on the Republican ticket, and challenger Todd Rowley will appear on the Democratic ticket. …

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The General Election is Nov. 3, and voters in Cumberland County will see two names on the ballot for State Representative in the 199th Legislative District. Incumbent Barb Gleim will appear on the Republican ticket, with challenger Janelle Crossley appearing on the Democratic ticket. The 199…

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The GIANT Co. recently announced that beginning Oct. 16, customers can start earning rewards points toward a free turkey certificate every time they shop in-store or online using their GIANT or MARTIN’S card.

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Children can enjoy the John Graham Library’s Storytime program online! Miss Connie posts a special Storytime video on the library’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/John.Graham.Library every Tuesday, and a craft later in the week.