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WAYNESBORO – A winter owl walk along trails in Pine Hill Recreation Area in Waynesboro is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. Part of The Institute’s Naturalist Discovery Series, this excursion is led by Institute educator and naturalist, Dave Graff.

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The Shippensburg Area School Board welcomed the return of Dr. Michael Lyman to fill a board member vacancy Monday. The vacancy resulted from the recent passing of board member Dwayne Burt, and Lyman was chosen to fill the seat until the next municipal election in November.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY – The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) is pleased to announce two upcoming trips to see the unforgettable European Christmas Markets and experience an exciting inter-island Hawaiian cruise.

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A  female operator sustained minor injuries last Saturday in a one-vehicle crash around 2:04 a.m. at the intersection of Orrstown Road and Blind Lane in Southampton Township.

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An unknown driver suffered moderate injuries after hitting a tree last Thursday evening at the intersection of Ritner Highway and Cramer Road in Southampton Township, according to officials. 

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WASHINGTON, -The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced the details of additional assistance for dairy producers, including a second round of payments through the Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Program (PMVAP) and a new Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Program (ODM…

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Mechanicsburg, PA – Cumberland County book and garden lovers are encouraged to participate in the 10th annual Longwood Gardens’ 2023 Community Read - a program designed to encourage reading for pleasure and to start a conversation. This year, readers can look at how food is a connector of pe…

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Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Troop T recently announced it closed a 35-year-old case by identifying the victim of a fatal crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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Harrisburg, PA – PennDOT county maintenance offices in District 8’s south central Pennsylvania region will host open houses each Tuesday for those interested in permanent or temporary maintenance positions with the department. These events will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Trinity Fellowship Center in Walnut Bottom will be hosting a take-out chicken barbecue benefit meal on Sunday, Feb. 12, between 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Profits and additional donations from the event will go to a former pastor of Trinity UMC who lives in Florida in his retirement. Pastor Harold and…

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Harrisburg, PA — Older and disabled Pennsylvanians can now apply for rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2022, the Department of Revenue announced recently. This assistance is available through the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, which has delivered more than $7.6 billion to eligible…

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The spirit of Ben Franklin is alive and well, and his look-alike is also doing well! He was the happy soul who greeted visitors with a hearty smile and big hello as they came through the doors at the Franklin County Visitors Bureau on Tuesday.

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The landscape in downtown Shippensburg continues to change, and before 2023 rolled in, crews were busy beginning the clearing process of the former Thought Lot and Beistle Company site on Orange Street, making way for the future home of Citrus Grove, a new senior housing community slated for the

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Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is encouraging organizations across the state to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through the Department’s Summer Food Service Program. New sponsors must apply by May 31, 2023.

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Harrisburg, PA – At the 107th Pennsylvania Farm Show Jan. 13, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced $1.8 million in targeted investments over three years to help Pennsylvania farmers and processors voluntarily transition to growing and producing organic products, building on moment…

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I have served as a prosecutor in Franklin County for over 20 years and have had the honor of being the elected District Attorney since 2009. I have sworn multiple oaths to support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America and the Pennsylvania Constitution, and my sole, sole…

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HARRISBURG, PA. – The son of a union bus driver and hairdresser, a proud native of a steel town and a first-generation college graduate, Austin Davis today became the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s first Black lieutenant governor, joining a growing group of leaders of color serving as their …

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Multiple fire companies were dispatched to Ray's Mini Mart at 75 Grandview Avenue in Chambersburg for a building fire around 8:37 a.m. last Thursday. 

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Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds high school students of the upcoming deadline for the sixth annual PennDOT Innovations Challenge, which encourages students to use their problem-solving, creative and strategic-thinking abilities to solve real-w…