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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…