Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the women who brought us into this world, or those who raised us as their own.
Supporters of candidate Carla Sands, who is running for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, attended a campaign meet-and-greet Friday to listen to Sands’ goals and aspirations if she is elected as U.S. Senator, representing Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, May 17 marks the Pennsylvania Primary Election, and a number of offices will be listed on the Democratic and Republican ballots. Contested races include the crowded GOP field for governor; lieutenant governor; and U.S. Senate representative to succeed Sen. Pat Toomey, who announced …
Editor’s Note: Candidate information was compiled in a Pennsylvania Capital-Star article by Stephen Caruso and Marley Parish. The original article may be found here: https://www.penncapital-star.com/government-politics/an-early-guide-to-pennsylvanias-2022-senate-and-governors-primary-election/
Shippensburg Area Senior High School has announced the 2022 Prom Court. Prom will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. this Saturday in the ballroom at Beistle Co. in Shippensburg. The theme is ‘An Evening in the Enchanted Garden.’ Pictured, from left, front, are: Gracie Johnson, Mia Estep, Lauren Kier…
Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate, state Sen. Doug Mastriano, officially launched his Freedom Bus Tour across the commonwealth on Monday.
The north side of West King Street from the Harbor, looking toward Chambersburg, has changed quite a bit over the last century. A building close to McCreary Alley was once the home of Richardson’s Paint & Tile, from 1953-1962. In January of 1976, the Valley Medical Group converted the ol…
Editor’s Note: The first three paragraphs were written for Cumberland County voters by staff of the Valley Times-Star. The remainder of the article was published by The Pennsylvania Capital-Star. The original article may be found here: https://www.penncapital-star.com/government-politics/an-…
Another successful ShipShape Day is in the books, thanks to more than 225 volunteers who came out Saturday morning to help clean up the town.
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and as we reflect on all that our mothers do for us throughout our lives, I’m reminded of the time-honored tradition of quilting. Each piece or square of a quilt is delicately stitched together by hand to create a beautiful work of art that can represent happy me…
Shippensburg Borough Council hired Scott Miller to be the next chief of the Shippensburg Police Department on Tuesday, effective June 6.
James Burd Elementary School Principal Matthew Flohr shared some spring highlights regarding engaging activities students have been involved in with the school board on April 25.
Wood chips flew through the air over the weekend as woodcarvers from near and far descended upon the Shippensburg Fairgrounds to showcase their unique artistic abilities.
Mother nature could not have provided better weather for Downtown Chambersburg’s inaugural Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, which led to the community joining in for a wonderful experience to spread awareness about recycling and protecting the environment.
Local volunteers showed the importance of being stewards of the earth Saturday as they planted roughly 900 trees along Middle Spring in Shippensburg.
In the last few months, Shippensburg Area Middle School has welcomed a new principal and an assistant principal with efforts to help prepare students as they move on to the high school level and to ensure that all students feel supported.
The Shippensburg Community Parks and Recreation Authority has received an $840,000 grant through PennDOT to help with the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail extension into the west end of Shippensburg.
One of Shippensburg Area School District’s valuable elementary school principals is ready to embark on her next chapter as she prepares for retirement after 22 years with the district and 35 years of service in education.
“Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere,” said former Chambersburg resident, Milo, during a LGBTQ+ rally organized to raise awareness for equal rights and to fight against Chambersburg Borough Council’s rescinded local Non-Discrimination Ordinance (NDO).
The outcome of a new beneficial educational program, which helps middle school students who are struggling in the classroom, was presented to the Shippensburg School Board during the April 11 meeting.
The Franklin County Commissioners are pleased to announce that Robert W. Povlich Jr. has been named the director of Franklin County’s Department of Emergency Services (DES).
Area children grabbed bright plastic Easter eggs from the lawn behind the Shippensburg Historical Society, home of the Shippensburg History Center, Saturday.
Current members of the Shippensburg Town Band partnered with representatives of the Shippensburg Historical Society to display some band artifacts that have been collected over the years.
Young production and musical talent was revealed last weekend during the Shippensburg Area Middle School musical of Disney’s “Frozen Jr.,” a story of two sister princesses with a dangerously icy family secret.
United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Philadelphia Field Division Special Agent in charge Matt Varisco announced recently that federal charges were filed in two separate interstate firearms trafficking cases. Both cases involv…
April 17 marks Easter Sunday, the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ after he died on the cross for our sins. Each year, local churches like Memorial Lutheran on Orange Street, erect crosses outside of their places of worship, signifying Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection.…
Carvers from near and far will gather April 21 to 23 for the 2nd Annual Central PA Chainsaw Carvers Festival, bringing fun activities, great food and intricate sculptures for the community to enjoy.
Since the 1920s, members of the Shippensburg American Legion Minutemen have donned their uniforms, presented the colors and performed 21-gun salutes in honor of their fallen comrades as they lay them to eternal rest.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) in Shippensburg celebrated the next step in its investment in a Technical Training Center with a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning.
Pague & Fegan True Value (formerly Pague & Fegan Home & Hardware) has been a well-recognized business in Shippensburg for more than 150 years. The store opened its doors in 1856 when J.W. McPherson and Enos J. Forney began a successful partnership. The store, located at 35 W. Ki…
The SHAPE Gallery is pleased to present “The Shippensburg Band - Celebrates 100 Years.” This exhibit opens Friday, April 8, and runs through April 22.
Area residents who rely on the mobile phlebotomy services of Home Health Network in Chambersburg and Carlisle are scrambling to find a different service to help with their blood draw needs.
Pennsylvania State Police have charged Destinee Rae Griffin-Bailey, 30, of Guilford Township with involuntary manslaughter in connection to the 2021 death of her 6-day-old infant, Xander Ray Reed.
Soothing tunes of musical instruments and angelic vocals soared through the Shippensburg Area Senior High School auditorium last Thursday as music department students from all grade levels performed a delightful concert before a full house for the 20th Annual An Evening of Jazz.