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After a roller-coaster discussion regarding the proposed SASD stadium project, the school board Monday approved a motion to bring SitelogIQ into the process of adding a multi-purpose stadium to provide the best design strategy for the growth of the district.

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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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Fire damaged a barn that housed dairy cows and small farm equipment at 115 Clearfield Road in Southampton (Franklin) Township at 8:26 p.m. Monday.

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The Newburg First Church of God teamed up with the Newburg Fire Police Saturday to hold a drive-through Easter event for area children. The pre-Easter event, sponsored by the Newburg Fire Police, has been held in Newburg for more than 50 years. Pictured above, at left, 4-year-old Dakota Mart…

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The Shippensburg School District was recently awarded a second $10,000 grant from the Partnership for Better Health with the help of the district social worker, Janelle Carbaugh, and Nancy Grayson Elementary Principal Susan Martin.

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Shippensburg School Board Director Jim Bard announced to the school board during the March 8 meeting that the athletic committee has had a discussion about bringing back boys and girls 9th grade basketball during the next school year.

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Cumberland County Coroner Charley Hall said Naquanda A. Medley, 25, of Chambersburg, was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle accident that occurred along Interstate 81 South in Penn Township on March 20. The driver faces charges of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence.

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All three Shippensburg Fire companies and Shippensburg Area EMS were dispatched to 19 E. King St. at 5:09 p.m. Saturday for reported smoke in the apartment building. The fire did not spread to the SHAPE Gallery below, but the gallery did suffer some water damage and is currently closed to th…

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The former Lowe’s Home Improvement store building on South Conestoga Drive in Shippensburg Township is Greenwood Racing’s newly proposed location for its mini casino, according to recent filings with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) and the municipality.

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After a year of unknowns associated with COVID-19, The Shippensburg News-Chronicle and Newville Valley Times-Star newspapers are looking forward to the future as they add new exciting features for our loyal readers and advertisers, while still focusing on local news and sports coverage.

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Fire destroyed the remains of a mobile home, a small amount of brush and a passenger car just after noon Sunday in the 1200 block of Black Gap Road in Fayetteville, Greene Township.

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Flames consumed about one and a half acres of brush around 3 p.m. last Wednesday in the 3600 block of Roxbury Road, Southampton (Franklin) Township.

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Shippensburg Area School District continues to expand its learning venture with the receipt of a PAsmart grant that will help SASD offer the opportunity for a computer science team to help broaden students’ future careers.

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About 200 firefighters from six counties and a DCNR crew battled a long and exhausting mountain fire that was dispatched at 1:25 p.m. Saturday along Amberson Road in Fannett Township. The cause of the blaze is currently under investigation.

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Friday marked an exciting day for the Pleisse family as Matthew Pleisse took the oath to return to a career in law enforcement as he was sworn in as the latest full-time police officer for the Shippensburg Police Department.

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A second horse-and-buggy accident occurred in Lurgan Township Saturday evening, just three days after a tragic horse-and-buggy crash that seriously injured two Amish boys and claimed the life of one, a 14-year-old.

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Editor’s Note: This is the final installation in a four-part series that highlights the many sewing factories that once called Shippensburg home, and the people who worked in them. The first part is published in the Feb. 11 edition, the second in the Feb. 18 edition, and the third in the Feb…