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Cumberland County reminds residents to check their polling locations before heading to the polls for the Municipal Election on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Three polling places have temporary location changes, while one is a permanent move. Voters will be casting their ballots for statewide judges, coun…

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The county’s last operational covered bridge, located between Newville and Shippensburg in western Cumberland County, is now open to motorists after being closed for repairs and renovations. Ramp Covered Bridge crosses the Conodoguinet in Hopewell Township on Covered Bridge Road.

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The Art Association of Harrisburg is excited to present “Nothing Pretty,” a group exhibition that explores the unknown, liminal space within the imagination from Oct. 22 through Nov. 24. This exhibition, presented in the gallery at 21 N. Front St. and sponsored by David Volkman, will open wi…

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on Monday, Wednesday and Friday includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommended donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our Sit-Down Meal Program is on …

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The Cumberland County Commissioners recently voted to award three Cumberland County higher education institutions $2.5 million through the Higher Education American Rescue Plan Recovery Grant Program (ARP). The county sent applications for submission to the following: Shippensburg and Messia…

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Editor’s Note: Theresa Myers is the new leader of the Newville TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter. Her Wellness Journey column will appear monthly in The Valley Times-Star to share physical and mental health-related topics with readers.

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on Monday, Wednesday and Friday includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommended donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our Sit-Down Meal Program is on …

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Rep. Barb Gleim (R-199) issued the following legislative updates last week in her newsletter, The Barb Wire.

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on Monday, Wednesday and Friday includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommended donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our Sit-Down Meal Program is on …

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on Monday, Wednesday and Friday includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommended donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our Sit-Down Meal Program is on …

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The Cumberland County Library System joins libraries across the nation in the annual Banned Books Week (Sept. 26 - Oct. 2, 2021), an event celebrating the freedom to read. Spotlighting current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools, the week brings together the enti…

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Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, PSECU, hosted 110 golfers for its annual PSECU Chips In Golf Outing on Thursday, Sept. 16, at Dauphin Highlands Golf Course. Supported by 26 sponsors, the event raised $55,000 for this year’s beneficiary – Feeding Pennsylvania. 

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The Big Spring High School Student Council is working hard on preparations for Homecoming 2021. The Homecoming game will be held on Friday, Oct. 8, where the King and Queen will be crowned. The Homecoming dance will be held outside of the high school the evening of Saturday, Oct. 9.

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Rep. Barb Gleim (R-199) issued the following legislative updates last week in her newsletter, The Barb Wire.

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WITF invites students and their families to celebrate back to school at the free event “Ready Set Go Kindergarten and Friends” to watch “Wild Kratts: Cats and Dogs” on Friday, Sept. 24 at the Cumberland Drive-In Theatre in Newville. WITF will distribute cinch bags with a book and fun activit…

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on Monday, Wednesday and Friday includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommended donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our Sit-Down Meal Program is on …

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Totem Pole Playhouse, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, will celebrate Oktoberfest from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, with a live German band, German food and dance contest. Of special note will be a Costume Shop Treasures sale at the rear of the theatre …

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Rep. Barb Gleim issued the following legislative updates last week in her newsletter, The Barb Wire.

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The Big Spring Senior Center, 91 Doubling Gap Road, is open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our Grab-N-Go Takeout Program on Monday, Wednesday and Friday includes a hot and a frozen meal for a recommended donation of $2 for those 60 and older. Our Sit-Down Meal Program is on …