Longtime pilot Dan Moore is credited for saving the infant patient and all crew members aboard an Air Methods-owned LifeNet helicopter that was flying from WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia last Tuesday.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Wednesday voted unanimously to award a license to GW Cumberland Op. Co., (Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc., operator of Parx Casino) to construct a Category 4 casino in Shippensburg Township, Cumberland County. The casino will be located in the …
Ice sculptures, an ice slide, a brand new exciting addition of ice skating and much more will all be waiting for you at the end of January in Downtown Chambersburg, so get ready for an ice-tastic weekend!
In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Auditor General Timothy L. DeFoor on Monday urged Pennsylvanians to find ways to strengthen their communities.
In a rally that lasted more than four hours on Saturday, Pennsylvania State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) formally announced his candidacy for the governor’s office, entering a crowded GOP race.
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding was joined by youth agriculture leaders to open the 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show Saturday, showcasing how hands-on learning opportunities are shaping the next generation of agriculturalists.
As the second semester of the school year approaches for the Shippensburg Area School District, high school students and staff are required to move to virtual learning for at least one week.
All passengers are reported to have survived a medical helicopter crash Tuesday that was headed to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) from WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital.
Charlie Shannon of Newburg spent 45 years of his life working at Domestic Castings in Shippensburg where he crafted the fine art of making patterns and doing repair work. He has always been intrigued with building and creating things, anything. Woodworking naturally fit into his creative way…
The Shippensburg School Board discussed many important topics during Monday’s meeting, including a comprehensive plan update, the need for bus drivers and an update to the Health and Safety Plan.
A portion of Earl Street in downtown Shippensburg was transformed into one large dance party, complete with smoke machine, inflatables, a rock wall and mechanical bull last Friday to ring in the New Year.
Saturday marks the beginning of the 106th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. The show will run from Jan. 8 through 15 at the Farm Show Complex at 2300 N. Cameron St., with this year’s theme being “Harvest More.”
Shippensburg Borough Council plans to continue searching for a new police chief for the Shippensburg Police Department once a vacant council position is filled on Jan. 18.
Kathy Coy was sworn into her second term as Mayor of Shippensburg Monday in the Old Courthouse – Widow Piper’s Tavern, home of the Shippensburg Civic Club, near the intersection of King and Queen streets.
The staff of WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital welcomed the first baby born in 2022 at 3:34 a.m. Jan. 1. Jericho Edward Laughman weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long. He is the son of proud parents Jason and Megan Laughman. Megan is pictured holding Jericho, surrounded by hospit…
Shippensburg Borough Council members were sworn in by Mayor Kathy Coy Monday, while council voted to keep Bruce Hockersmith as president and Sandy Mailey as vice president during the 2022 reorganization meeting.
On Saturday, Dec. 18, volunteers gathered in cemeteries across the country to honor the sacrifices of Veterans during the holidays as they laid lush green wreaths at their gravesites.
K&W Engineering was invited to the Shippensburg Area School District on Dec. 15 to present an Athletic Facilities Feasibility Study of four design plans for a new multipurpose turf field at either the high school or Veterans Memorial Park, which houses the current athletic facilities.
Danny Forrester attended his last official meeting as a Hopewell Township Supervisor Wednesday morning after serving the township for the past 20 years. It was a bittersweet meeting, but a day that he has been looking forward to for quite some time.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a pedestrian accident along Baltimore Road in Southampton (Cumberland) Township that left a 35-year-old Carlisle woman seriously injured.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is expected to return to in-person competition for youth and adults across the state, along with a variety of animals, educational booths, countless vendors, and, of course, delicious foods.
Chocolate and the holidays go hand-in-hand. Russell Stover, Whitman Samplers, Brach’s Chocolate Covered Cherries, Hershey’s Chocolate, the possibilities are endless. Also, they say the way to a woman’s heart is through chocolate, and I can’t disagree with that. At least it’s a great way to start.
Shippensburg Area School District students were offered access to the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday evening as a way to help mitigate the spread of the virus in schools, and PA Secretary of Education Dr. Noe Ortega and Acting Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter attended the clinic to show their …
The Christmas season is upon us. In just a few days, families will gather around the tree and watch their loved one’s eyes light up as they tear into their packages and see what goodies Santa left for them.
Holiday cheer was shared last Thursday as children in the Shippensburg Area School District had the opportunity to pick up presents just in time for Christmas.
The gift of giving was in full effect Saturday morning as local police officers strolled through the aisles of the Shippensburg Walmart with children who could ecstatically pick out items that they wanted to get for themselves and loved ones.
Santa Claus ditched his sleigh and reindeer last Saturday, and hopped behind the wheel of the antique Cumberland Valley Hose Co. fire engine to drive through town with fire company members to spread holiday cheer to the Shippensburg area. Members joined him while visiting surrounding area de…
Shippensburg area residents who may not have the means to purchase a Christmas Day meal, or who may not have family to celebrate with, are invited to enjoy a take-home dinner Saturday, courtesy of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
During a special Shippensburg School Board meeting Monday to discuss an update for the Health and Safety Plan, a vote of 6-3 was made to approve making face mask coverings for the school district optional, “with a strong recommendation to wear masks.”
Audiences across the globe watch as Ebenezer Scrooge transforms before their eyes from his “humbug” curmudgeon-like demeanor to a giddy man who promises to keep Christmas in his heart, through the past, present and future.
Thousands upon thousands of bright Christmas lights were aglow at Volvo CE in Shippensburg over the weekend for the enjoyment of the community.
Veterans laid to rest in Spring Hill Cemetery will be honored this Saturday when members of Boy Scout Troop 120 gather along with family, friends and loved ones to place wreaths on the graves of fallen servicemen and women as part of the National Wreaths Across America Day.
Hundreds of local children will have a very merry Christmas this year thanks to the Toys for Tots Foundation and the Marine Corps League, Lewis B. Puller Jr. Detachment 524 of Carlisle. Beginning in mid-November, members of the Carlisle League began collecting toys at various locations in an…
The Shippensburg School Board voted unanimously Nov. 22 to approve the agreement with SiteLogiQ to provide construction management services for the middle school.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Friday struck down the statewide masking mandate in schools, saying Wolf Administration health officials lack the authority to issue a blanket requirement for schools across the state.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is warning of a possible rabid fox that attacked three dogs and a woman in Mechanicsburg, Hampden Township last Friday.
Newburg’s tradition of telling the good news of Christ’s coming was wonderfully expressed in the 46th annual performance of The Living Christmas Tree held last Thursday through Sunday at the Newburg First Church of God.
Girls in red dresses with red satin sashes, smiles on their faces and little eyelashes; Boys’ being brave and sitting up tall, hoping for presents most of all; Hearing the laughter and spreading the joy, these were a few of Ron’s favorite things!
In 2020, Bill Frotscher was delighted when asked to play his harmonica as part of the tree-lighting festivities in Newburg.
When Rob and Ying Clark opened Breadbasket at 306 E. Garfield St. in Shippensburg last year, one of their goals was to support other local businesses and organizations in the area.
Kathy Hewitt and her elves have been bringing Christmas to the less fortunate in Franklin and Cumberland counties for the past eight years.
Former Shippensburg child care center owner Linda Nolan was convicted of four counts of endangering the welfare of children, while her husband, Michael Nolan, was found not guilty, at the commencement of their trial in Franklin County Court last week.