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Attorney General Josh Shapiro, in conjunction with the 45th Statewide Investigating Grand Jury, this week announced that the Office of Attorney General’s Environmental Crimes Section has charged Energy Transfer, L.P. (Energy Transfer), the corporate successor to Sunoco Pipeline L.P., with 46…

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The former Hamilton-Myers VFW Post 6070 Home Association canteen manager has been charged with theft of funds in the amount of $258,158.14, along with the theft of a $4,499 mower that belonged to the post.

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Congratulations to the three winners of our Word Search contest! Each winner will receive 3 free months of a subscription to the Newville Valley Times-Star or Shippensburg News-Chronicle! Winners were chosen randomly on Monday from all correct entries received.

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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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Jonathan “JT” Kuhn spent his short life on this earth giving back to others. The promising Big Spring athlete sadly passed away nearly two years ago at age 16, but his selfless decision to become an organ donor has kept his spirit and legacy alive in six other people.

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Local post office personnel say they aren’t currently experiencing staffing issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while many area residents have complained about missing mail and packages for several days or weeks. Other local postal employees have resigned from their posts due to reported fr…

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The Pennsylvania National Guard Associations (“PNGAS”) and its PNGAS Business Action Council (“EAC”), chaired by Brig. Gen. (Retired) Wilbur E. Wolf III, are pleased to announce details for the Jan. 27 PNGAS Virtual Job Fair, to be held between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All job seekers are welcome …

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Big Spring Middle School FFA students and staff brought the Pennsylvania Farm Show to Newville last week as they celebrated local agriculture with the new virtual event that was altered due to the pandemic.

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Last week, Big Spring School District Superintendent Dr. Richard Fry issued an update to parents of all elementary-level students, noting the district is moving all three elementary schools to an all-virtual instruction schedule that began Monday, Dec. 14.

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The Big Spring School Board learned Monday night the district administration is continuing to battle the unknowns associated with the COVID pandemic in efforts to keep schools open as other area districts have been forced to close buildings and return to an all-virtual education model. 

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Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (CNRC) recently announced this week that 19 additional residents and four employees tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 23 residents and four employees since testing began last Thursday. The county reported four positive resident ca…

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The “Wrap Them in Warmth” coat drive will return once again this year to help the needy children of the Newville area and the Big Spring School District. New and slightly used winter coats will be collected through Dec. 12, in specially marked receptacles placed at these locations:

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Witches, fairies, baby sharks, Superman and even President Trump gathered along Glebe Avenue Saturday afternoon for a free Halloween Party hosted by Jeff Bouder Insurance.

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The Big Spring School Board received COVID-related guidelines updates from Superintendent Dr. Richard Fry during the Oct. 5 Committee of the Whole meeting.

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Big Spring High School seniors Jocelyn Rumsey-Hebe, left, and Brendan Morris-Dice, right, were crowned as BSHS’ 2020 Homecoming Queen and King prior to the varsity football game against the Camp Hill Lions Friday at Bulldog Stadium. The Bulldogs fell to the Lions by a 28-14 final score.

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Cumberland County residents in three precincts will vote in temporary locations for the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, due to COVID-19. Voters in four additional precincts will go back to original locations; while two precincts have permanent changes, due to a building closure and spac…