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Several fire companies from both Cumberland and Franklin counties were called to the scene of a house fire at 13920 Reservoir Lane in Lurgan Township just after 5:30 Monday morning.

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The Pennsylvania General Primary Election came and went without much fanfare, overshadowed by a global pandemic and social justice issues going on throughout the country. 

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Cumberland County will be moving into the Green Phase as part of the governor’s plan to Reopen Pennsylvania at 12:01 a.m. Friday,  June 12. The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will announce its measures for a safe reopening process of county government operations this week.  

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Dennis Kling of Shippensburg, a Veteran of the U.S. Army submitted this photo that was taken in May of 1970, in Da-Nang, Vietnam, during the war. A similar photo was published in the June 2, 1970, edition of The Shippensburg News-Chronicle. Pictured, from left, are: Army Staff Sgt. Bob Burns…

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Ten Big Spring High School students were named to the 2020 Prom Court. The theme was ‘Fire and Ice,’ and voting was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Congratulations to the following students for being named to the Prom Court: Wade Barrick, Emilee Fulkroad, Tyler Koser, Alexand…

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The coronavirus pandemic has not been able to silence the music in the Big Spring School District, as Music Department Chair Adam Nobile has been busy during the past two months showing students the importance of music during the shutdown.

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The Big Spring High School Class of 2020 will be honored with a Recognition Procession to be held at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5. Students participating in the procession have been invited to wear their cap and gown. Students will operate their personal vehicles during the procession.

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Austin Walter and Gabrielle Reifsnyder were virtually crowned the 2020 Big Spring High School Prom King and Queen last week. Austin and Gabi were among 10 students named to the Prom Court for the Fire and Ice prom theme. The Prom Court also included: Wade Barrick, Emilee Fulkroad, Tyler Kose…

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Though the traditional Memorial Day services in Newville were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Newville Joint Veterans Council held a closed ceremony at the American Legion Saturday to honor all area Veterans who have passed. A video of the ceremony is posted on the borough’s we…

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Signs line Mount Rock Road outside the entrance to Big Spring High School recognizing the 226 members of Big Spring’s Class of 2020. Big Spring High School’s seniors will celebrate with a parade through Newville at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, the day graduation would have been held. Later in June…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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.