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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 …

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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.

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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…

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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.”

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.