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Firefighters from West End Fire & Rescue Co. and the Vigilant Hose Co. were dispatched to a reported pickup truck fire at 5:45 p.m. last Saturday along North Morris Street in Shippensburg Borough. Fire Officials from the West End Fire & Rescue Co. stated, ‘When the first engine arriv…

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The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced recently that charges have been filed against three people connected to a drug distribution and human trafficking ring operating in and around Reading, Berks County. Hector M. Rivera, 50, of Reading; Dushawn O. Ellis, 31, of Reading; and Bridget …

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Newville police stopped a 2000 Subaru with an expired registration on June 12 along East Main Street, near South High Street. Police said the driver, identified as Eric R. Anderson, 44, of Newville, had glassy/watery eyes, and the officer smelled alcohol on his breath. Police said Anderson c…

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A pickup truck was destroyed by flames in the 700 block of Greenspring Road in North Newton Township just after noon last Friday. Fire Chief Brad Stouffer of the Friendship Hose Co., said, ‘When I arrived on the scene, the engine compartment was fully engulfed in flames, and spread rapidly t…

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Newville police said a traffic stop for speeding was conducted at 8:31 p.m. July 22 on a Mercury sedan. When police made contact with the driver, they smelled marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The passenger, Jay L. Walter Jr., 27, of Fayetteville, informed officers that he was using marij…

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The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) recently educated residents and businesses about the ways that scammers use utility-related schemes to scare or trick customers into sending them money or disclosing personal information.

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The driver of a pickup truck suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash that occurred just after 7:30 p.m. last Friday in the 12000 block of Forge Hill Road in Roxbury, Letterkenny Township. The driver was trapped in the truck, and had to be extricated by area firefighters. The driver was…

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Pennsylvania State Police said a 37-year-old Duncannon man was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Carlisle and Pine Grove roads in Dickinson Township at 11:35 a.m. July 10.

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Seven people were injured in an accident involving a passenger car and a camper, which was being pulled by a pickup truck, at 6:55 p.m. Sunday at the tri-intersection of Newburg, Chamberlin and Ridge roads, Hopewell Township. Injuries ranged from serious to minor. Four ambulances and two par…

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West End Fire & Rescue Co. and Fayetteville Fire Co. were dispatched for a reported brush fire along Interstate 81 southbound at Exit 24 Fayette Street at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday. Units found about a 25 square foot area of dry brush on fire, spreading upward towards Mount Rock Road. The fire w…

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Shippensburg Fire & EMS units were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident around 8:30 Saturday morning at the intersection of South Queen and East Orange streets in Shippensburg Borough. Units found both vehicles in the middle of an intersection upon their arrival. Both operators were obse…

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An unknown age male operator of a box truck suffered serious injuries in an accident that occurred along the Pennsylvania Turnpike at 5:15 p.m. June 20, at mile marker 197.2 Eastbound in Fannett Township. The driver became trapped when he hit a jersey barrier, requiring a lengthy extrication…

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The driver of a Cumberland Franklin Joint Municipal Authority truck was injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer that occurred at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday along Olde Scotland Road in Southampton (Franklin) Township. The injured driver was taken to Penn State Holy Spirit Medical Center for tre…

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The Camp Hill Borough Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at Christian Siebert Memorial Park. Officers were dispatched to the park at 5:47 p.m. Monday for reports of shots fired in the parking lot, which is near the borough’s swimming pool.

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A John Deere tractor was destroyed by flames at 11:10 a.m. last Wednesday, in the 100 block of Rehoboth Road in Walnut Bottom, South Newton Township. Cumberland County 9-1-1 dispatchers advised units responding that the tractor should be fully engulfed in flames. When the first unit from the…

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CASA, the Cumberland County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, is looking for volunteers to work with abused and/or neglected children whose cases are in the court system. CASA trains and matches volunteers with the growing number of children who are involved in the child welfare system.

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Emergency responders were alerted for a reported auto accident  in the 1300 block of Baltimore Road, Southampton (Cumberland) Township, at 11:31 p.m. Monday. Emergency personnel found a single vehicle off the road that had hit a large rock. The driver suffered moderate injuries, and was take…

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CASA, the Cumberland County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, is looking for volunteers to work with abused and/or neglected children whose cases are in the court system. CASA trains and matches volunteers with the growing number of children who are involved in the child welfare system.

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The House of Representatives recently took a firm stand against elder abuse when it approved House Bill 1431, part of a package of anti-elder abuse legislation, its sponsor, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) said.

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On the evening of Tuesday, June 15, the Newville Borough Police Department received a 911 call about a domestic dispute in the first block of West Main Street, Newville Borough. Upon arrival, police came in contact with James Stamy, 19, who was involved in the dispute. Police questioned Stam…

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On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Newville police conducted a traffic stop on a tractor-trailer for turning from West Main Street onto South High Street in Newville Borough. Upon approaching the driver, police smelled the odor of marijuana. Police also noticed signs of intoxication while talking wit…

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High tension power lines came down onto the street and some pulled away from a residence along West Orange Street, near South Morris Street, at 10:04 a.m. Saturday in the Borough of Shippensburg. Shippensburg Borough Police were on the scene and asked for Fire Police to conduct safety and tr…

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One person suffered minor injuries, while another refused treatment at the scene after a two-vehicle crash occurred just after 6 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of South Fayette and Orange streets in the Borough of Shippensburg. The two vehicles collided in the intersection. Shippensburg Bor…

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West End Fire &  Rescue Co. was alerted to a reported pickup truck fire at 10:07 p.m. last Thursday evening in the 7100 block of Rice Road, Southampton (Franklin) Township. While en route, units were advised that the pickup truck was fully engulfed in flames and the trailer it was haulin…

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Keeping a promise he made to improve Pennsylvania’s election auditing process and ensure public trust in election results, Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) introduced legislation recently that would establish a Pennsylvania Bureau of Election Audits under the office of the sta…

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On June 6, Newville police reported that they stopped a vehicle at the intersection of South High Street and East Big Spring Avenue just before 10 p.m. on May 24.