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Shippensburg Area School District is excited to partner with Shippensburg Community Resource Coalition’s Big Brothers Big Sisters, a community-based mentoring program, as a community effort to provide support for the youth of Shippensburg who struggle with substance use.

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This year’s Shippensburg seniors can celebrate the end of their high school careers with the chance to dance the night away at prom and graduate with their class together, with safety precautions in place.

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Three area local fire companies were alerted for a reported brush fire near 6 Forest Lane in Cooke Township just before 11:30 a.m. April 27. Units arrived on the scene to find about one-quarter of an acre involved between two homes. Robert Kough, township fire chief said, ‘We were able to co…

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A male operator sustained moderate injuries when he hit a tractor-trailer at 6:39 a.m. Monday at the intersection of West Main and Water streets in the Borough of Newburg. The front end of the pickup truck ran partially underneath the tractor-trailer, lifting the rear wheels. Fire Chief Tyle…

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Members of the Shippensburg Area Senior High School’s Class of 2021 were recognized Monday for their academic and athletic achievements at a Scholastic and Athletic Awards Reception held inside the SASHS auditorium.

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Dykeman Road in the Borough of Shippensburg was closed for several hours last Thursday evening so emergency personnel could remove an Amazon Prime trailer that disconnected from its trailer when an air hose line broke. The driver said at the scene, ‘I was driving, and as I came around this s…

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Three people were injured when the driver of this vehicle lost control of the car, and crashed head-on into the pictured telephone pole in the 9700 block of Molly Pitcher Highway North, Southampton (Franklin) Township, at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday. All three were taken by ambulance to WellSpan Cham…

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All three Shippensburg Fire Departments were dispatched to a reported garage fire to the rear of 500 West King Street at 9:50 p.m. last Tuesday. When the first unit arrived on the scene, they saw fire showing, but it wasn’t a garage fire as reported. It was a small portion of a fence on fire…

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The driver of the pictured vehicle suffered serious injuries when they left Forge Hill Road in Lurgan Township, and hit a tree head on around 3 p.m. Sunday. The driver became trapped in the vehicle, and emergency responders extricated the driver by removing the two driver’s side doors. The d…

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The operator of a Yamaha motorcycle suffered serious injuries when he lost control of the bike and crashed into the parking lot of the Sunoco Station on West King Street in the Borough of Shippensburg at 2:15 p.m. last Friday. 

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The operator of a passenger car sustained moderate injuries  when they hit a small pole and rolled the vehicle onto its roof at 12:55 p.m. Saturday in the 9400 block of Molly Pitcher Highway North, Southampton (Franklin) Township. The injured driver was taken to the WellSpan Chambersburg Hos…

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The Shippensburg School Board recently approved a recommendation from administration to make use of the Maintenance Designated Fund Balance for a total of $288,780 to replace the HVAC systems in district buildings.

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Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (CNRC) remains on track for transfer of its ownership and operations responsibilities to a private provider. The county will now begin negotiations with Allaire Health Services of Lakewood, New Jersey, following the withdrawal of Transitions Health…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on March 10, 2021, Justin Rashaad Brown, 31, of York, was sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, for distrib…

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No injuries were reported last Thursday morning when a two-vehicle crash occurred, resulting in one vehicle bursting into flames. The accident occurred around 8 a.m. at the intersection of West King and Orange streets. West King Street was closed between Lurgan and Montgomery avenues for abo…

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This small but mighty team of Rotarians picked up more than 20 bags of trash at the Fayette Street exit on Saturday, April 10. Pictured from the left are: Drew Wellmon, D.O., who has been leading the trash removal effort for seven years; Jody Cole; and Ann Newburger, president of Rotary. For…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on March 10, 2021, Justin Rashaad Brown, 31, of York, was sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, for distrib…

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The former Hamilton-Myers VFW Post 6070 Home Association canteen manager has been charged with theft of funds in the amount of $258,158.14, along with the theft of a $4,499 mower that belonged to the post.