A tragic case of animal cruelty was uncovered last Friday as hundreds of farm animals were reported neglected by a their owner, Barry Lee Orndorff, 64, of Shippensburg.
The Shippensburg Area Senior High School Class of 2021 Greyhounds reached the finish line Tuesday as they celebrated commencement, and the anticipation of the next chapter of their lives.
The Shippensburg Community Parks and Recreation Authority released last month that its members have made efforts to open the Memorial Park Pool this summer in the absence of former director Tyler Fairchild. However, the volunteers on the board have discovered that the pool is in need of cost…
Buckets and buckets of coins, and much-needed funds for rescued animals were the result of a friendly competition that pitted Shippensburg Area Middle School classes against one another.
Dance Academy XIV is celebrating 10 years of business by bringing a special event to the community of Shippensburg -- a Dance Festival with lots of dancing, children’s activities, food and vendors.
The Annual Shippensburg Memorial Day Parade made its return to King Street Monday afternoon after being canceled last year due to the pandemic.
A service was held at the King Street Bridge prior to the Memorial Day Parade, remembering Shippensburg area Navy and Marine Veterans that passed away in the past year.
A somber service commenced in Spring Hill Cemetery Monday morning as 70 area residents gathered to remember the 60 Veterans we have lost in the past year, as well as the numerous other Veterans buried there.
After a weekend of gloomy skies and much-needed precipitation, Mother Nature provided a beautiful day on Monday to commemorate Memorial Day and remember all of our Veterans who gave of themselves in order to have the freedoms that we so easily take for granted.
Rotarians Shauna Mogerman, Lindsay Methlie, Betsy Riep, Jenny Barrick, Jody Cole and Ann Newburger, along with helpers Abby Newburger, Sam Mogerman and Jaxon Mogerman set up 100 Flags for Heroes to honor military heroes and others for Memorial Day. It’s the third year of the display, and the…
Many area residents who are opposed to a proposed mini casino in Shippensburg Township made their feelings known during a public input hearing Thursday hosted by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), in the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University.
The Franklin County Commissioners announced Tuesday that they have received an 80-page Opinion and Order of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission that denies all the requests made by Transource Pennsylvania LLC to site and construct the “Independence Energy Connection Project” in portio…
Shippensburg Area Senior High School students enjoyed the last hoorah of the school year last Saturday evening as they were met with a paradise island inside of their gymnasium.
Shippensburg will mark the return of its Memorial Day services on Monday, May 31. Beginning at 10 a.m., the public will gather at Locust Grove Cemetery on Queen Street for a Memorial Service honoring fallen Soldiers of color. Following Locust Grove will be the annual service at Spring Hill C…
Mike Fague was sworn in as the new Middle Ward council member during last Thursday’s Shippensburg Borough Council meeting upon the recent resignation of former Vice President Mitchell Burrows, who has moved out of the borough.
In last Tuesday’s primary election, Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas Judicial candidate Michelle Sibert garnered 24,789 votes, while Kathy Silcox garnered 20,377 votes. Both candidates cross-filed on the Republican and Democratic tickets.
Pennsylvania State Police said 19-year-old Caleb J. Reamer of Newburg died of injuries suffered in a motorcycle crash that occurred at 6:20 p.m. May 20, along Maclays Mill Road, near Mongul Hill Road, in Southampton (Franklin) Township.
Shippensburg FFA advisor Kelly Bier has dreamed of opening a new and improved greenhouse at the high school for several years. Her vision came to fruition last week as she and the high school FFA students, administration and members of the community marked its opening with a ribbon-cutting c…
Most people make plans for Memorial Day and in 1889, it was no different as friends and family celebrated the holiday together and planned trips and excursions.
While many in the community have expressed they welcome the addition of a proposed Parx mini casino in Shippensburg, area pastors are expressing their concerns with potential damaging effects the facility could bring.
The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) recently installed Dr. Gary Davis of Shippensburg as its 2021-22 president, during its annual business meeting.
A national alliance of six colleges and universities, together with hundreds of high school and community partners, announced the launch of REP4, an initiative to change the future of education. Unique to the alliance, students will take the lead conducting “Rapid Education Prototyping” to a…
As his time as a ‘Mansfield Mountie’ comes to an end, Dr. Charles Patterson is eager to transition to the interim president role at Shippensburg University upon the departure of Dr. Laurie A. Carter.
May 4 marked the 2021 recognition of International Firefighters’ Day, and April 5-12 celebrated National Telecommunicators Week.
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.
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.
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.
Three candidates are hoping to secure at least the Republican or Democratic nomination during the May 18 primary for the one available Shippensburg School Board District A seat.
The May 18 primary election is right around the corner, and residents of Cumberland and Franklin counties will see several municipal seats up for election. Of the many municipalities in the area, Hopewell Township will be the only municipality with contested primary races.
High winds caused a lot of damage last Friday, keeping many fire companies responding to calls related to downed trees and wires, as well as power outages causing fire alarms at many businesses, throughout the day.
Shippensburg Borough Council recently authorized a budget request letter to Shippensburg Area School District as a reimbursement effort for the amount of work the Shippensburg Police Department provides them.
A joint partnership of WellSpan Health and Franklin County has provided the community with a new COVID-19 vaccination site as an efficient way to offer the Pfizer vaccine to local residents.
Mother Nature couldn’t have provided a more perfect day than she did last weekend for D.O.I.T.’s annual ShipShape event that took place in downtown Shippensburg and surrounding areas.
Folks graciously supported downtown Shippensburg businesses over the weekend as the community celebrated the third Ship Sales event.
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.
Two adults were temporarily displaced when fire destroyed their mobile home along Sycamore Grove Road in Greene Township earlier this week. Sadly, the family dog perished in the blaze.
It’s another year in the books for Old Newburg as folks around the community gathered to spend time with their neighbors while celebrating a milestone of 160 years.
Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education last week selected Dr. Charles Patterson to serve as interim president of Shippensburg University.
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…
For the past 13 years, Tyler Fairchild has worked to help shape the current Shippensburg parks and recreation programs, events and facilities.
Shippensburg’s day to shine is just around the corner, and members of the ShipShape Committee have been hard at work organizing work parties and lining up volunteers to help clean up the town.
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…
A collection of local educational institutions, organizations and healthcare providers are coming together in support of a feasibility study for a new healthcare training center in Cumberland County.
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…