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Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced the approval of $4.75 million in funding through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP), to promote community participation and collaborations among nonprofits, businesses, and residents while producing outcomes that assist a distressed area or the low-inc…

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The board of Neighbors in Christ, the crisis intervention agency serving residents of the Big Spring School District, will hold its annual meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, with a snow date of Feb. 1.

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The following events and activities are on tap at the Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, Suite 1, located in the Mountain View Apartment Building, Newville. For more information, contact the center at: (717) 776-4478. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., a hot congregate meal…

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The PA Turnpike Commission (PTC) recently reminded customers that beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 5 tolls, will increase 6 percent for cash, E-ZPass and TOLL BY PLATE customers. The increase, approved by the commissioners last July, takes effect on all sections and extensions excluding three…

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The following events and activities are on tap at the Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, Suite 1, located in the Mountain View Apartment Building, Newville. For more information, contact the center at: (717) 776-4478. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., a hot congregate meal…

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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.” The old curmudgeon proves each year that a…

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Gov. Tom Wolf is investing nearly $5.8 million to provide young adults who were in the justice system with educational, training and skill-building opportunities to better prepare them for good jobs and successful careers that we need in Pennsylvania.

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All children are invited to a New Year’s celebration at the John Graham Library from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Dec. 31! The celebration will include games, crafts and the countdown to noon (instead of midnight). At 10:30 that morning, the library will also hold an exciting Storytime featuring…

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Three thousand dollars in scholarship funds are available for Cumberland County college students who are majoring in Agriculture, Environmental Resource Management, Conservation/Natural Resources, Forestry or any other related field.

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The following events and activities are on tap at the Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, Suite 1, located in the Mountain View Apartment Building, Newville. For more information, contact the center at: (717) 776-4478. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., a hot congregate meal…

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Big Spring United Methodist Church, located at 12 Springfield Road, Newville, will hold its annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, in their sanctuary.

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Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced the release of a preliminary report gleaned from results of an extensive two-year survey seeking public input on the future of Pennsylvania’s state parks. More than 10,000 respondents offered recommendation…

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The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission advises motorists traveling on Interstate 76 (I-76) to be prepared for nighttime single-lane patterns and two-way traffic in the eastbound lanes of the Tuscarora Tunnel.

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Temporary president Bob ‘Sharpe’ Over administers the oath of office to the recently elected Big Spring School Board directors at the Monday evening meeting. Pictured, from left, are: Todd Deihl, Bill Swanson, Richard Roush, Frank Myers and Bill Piper. Not pictured: John Wardle.

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The following events and activities are on tap at the Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, Suite 1, located in the Mountain View Apartment Building, Newville. For more information, contact the center at: (717) 776-4478. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., a hot congregate meal…

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Big Spring High School will host its bi-annual Exhibition Night from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16, to showcase what students and staff have been working on over the last few months to friends, family and the community.

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Giant Food Stores recently delivered 50,000 pounds of food to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank as part of its commitment to the recent WITF Food and Fund Drive. WITF recently held a one-day giving event, inviting listeners to make a donation to the public media station. Giant Food Stores m…