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Groups of local officials, business owners and volunteers striving to breathe new life into downtown Shippensburg have been working tirelessly over the past year to help representatives from Derck & Edson develop a Downtown Revitalization and Connectivity Plan.

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Processing crime scene evidence, analyzing fingerprints and digital data, and screening samples for controlled substances are all part of the forensic work done by the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Forensic Laboratory. The Cumberland County District Attorney and County Commissioners …

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Sept. 17, 2022, marks the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, also known as Sharpsburg. Even though the town of Shippensburg is about 50 miles from that battlefield in Washington County, Maryland, it did not escape unscathed from the battle.

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The Annual Richard Wyrick Demolition Derby was recently held at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds, with a huge crowd in attendance and many cars waiting to put on a show for all of the spectators on each side of the arena wrapped in lounge chairs and blankets. 

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A group of volunteers joined members of the Shippensburg Community Parks & Recreation Authority for a two-day cleanup of Memorial Park last Friday and Saturday. Pictured is Teresa Strayer, all smiles as she helps to clean up the park. SCPRA Chair Gerilee Davis said, ‘We're here to spruce…

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Thousands of people, from both near and far, perused nearly 200 craft vendor booths, sampled delicious treats from food vendors, listened to incredible live bands and either tried their hand at the corn-eating contest or cheered on their favorite competitor during the annual Shippensburg Cor…

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The Shippensburg Area School District made a difficult decision close to dismissal Friday – two days into the school year – to lock down Nancy Grayson Elementary School, and place the remaining schools on a shelter-in-place order as area police officers searched extensively for an armed individual.

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The vendors and activities at the Corn Festival are always a hit with the crowd, but what would the festival be without the fantastic food that the event offers each year? From sauces and sausages to coffee and crab cakes, each guest is sure to find something that they love.

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The air was filled with joyful energy Saturday and every face sported a huge smile during the Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce Back to School Family Fun Day at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds.

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A local family is pictured donating supplies for Shippensburg classrooms Tuesday in the parking area near Walmart on South Conestoga Drive. Supplies ranging from crayons, paper, pencils, markers, disinfectant wipes and everything in between were dropped off at the collection site by members …

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The Icy Udder, the newest small business in Newburg, is slated to make its debut Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. The ice cream parlor is a long-awaited dream of owners Kevin and Allie Stahl-Smith of McKinney Station, who purchased the property last September, the former Johnnie’s Restaurant  &…

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The chickens had not yet arrived, but Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 11 to officially open its Mercersburg operation. The event drew a crowd of about 200 that included representatives from the Wolf administration, members of the Herbruck family and members of mu…

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The Capitol Theatre Center, Chambersburg, is pleased to announce that Kelly C. Kozlowski has been named executive director. Kozlowski began her leadership role, effective Aug. 1. A native and resident of Franklin County, Kozlowski was born and raised in Waynesboro, graduated from Waynesboro …

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The Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Back to School Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds on Possum Hollow Road.

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After a two-year absence due to COVID-19, the Cumberland Ag Expo is excited to be returning to an in-person agricultural event at the Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds, 433 Shippensburg Road, Newville. The event will run from Tuesday, Aug. 16, through Saturday, Aug. 20.