Big Spring High School has chosen the 2021 Prom Court. Pictured, from left, front, are: Isabella Llaguno, Haven Over, Alexa Lentz, Aleya Eisenberg and Kyra Henry. Back: Ethan Runyon, Gavin Caruso, Ethan Cunningham, Darren Neidigh and Benjamin Shughart. The 2021 BSHS Prom King and Queen will …
The Friendship Hose Co. of Newville finally opened its doors to the public Sunday after more than a year due to the coronavirus, and Sunday’s celebration was something special.
Newville Borough Council members issued the following statement last week regarding the Tuesday, May 18, Primary Election, and the liquor referendum that will appear on borough resident ballots.
Newville children enjoyed a fun-filled morning Saturday as the Big Spring Kiwanis Club held a special event to teach them the ins and outs of fishing.
A Newville man has been charged with the physical and verbal abuse of his 15-year-old adopted son, while his previously charged wife now faces additional abuse charges.
During the March 30 Newville Borough Council meeting, the board unanimously approved a $50,000 fire tax allotment to go toward a loan to replace the Friendship Hose Co.’s 1992 rescue truck.
Besides the local municipal and school board primary elections, voters will have the chance to weigh in on various county races and ballot referendums this May.
There will be only one name listed on the primary election ballot for Newville Borough mayor on May 18, and it won’t be incumbent Randy Finkey.
As many community members are still recovering from a decline in household income due to the pandemic, the Partnership for Better Health’s 2021 Match Madness campaign exceeded expectations by raising more funds and attracting more individual donations than in any previous year.
It will likely be a quiet primary election this May for the Newville area candidates seeking four-year seats on the Big Spring School Board, with all of the Democratic and Republican nominations being uncontested.
Dr. Richard W. Fry, Superintendent of Schools at Big Spring School District, was one of three Pennsylvania educators recognized this month by PASA, the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, for his outstanding contributions to education and the school community.
Despite having various challenges this year, the Big Spring FFA was able to compete in the CDP Area Public Speaking Competition. In this competition, members had to deliver their speech via virtual platforms with judges, and competed against other FFA members in the three-county area. In pre…
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…
Chainsaws roared through the Shippensburg Fairgrounds last weekend while carvers from across the country displayed their pure talent of woodcarving.
Newville area firefighters were able to save nearby structures from being damaged by flames in the 200 block of Frytown Road in Upper Frankford Township last Wednesday afternoon.
For the seventh consecutive year, Big Spring High School has been named a “Best Community for Music Education” by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation for their outstanding commitment to music education.
Appointments are available for the COVID-19 vaccine at the Cumberland County Community Vaccination Clinic at the U-Haul on 1180 Walnut Bottom Road in South Middleton Township. Individuals who are in the 1C phase can now begin getting vaccines. Individuals who do not have internet access can …
Saturday marked 15 years of the Big Spring Watershed Association’s bi-annual cleanup efforts surrounding the community treasure in Newville.
Homebound residents in Cumberland County should contact their respective municipalities to receive help in setting up appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
Beginning April 1, the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corp. (CAEDC) will launch its next iteration of the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail, this time through mobile devices.
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.
The owner of Parx Casino in Bucks County has remained committed to bringing a mini casino to Shippensburg Township, and has now obtained the zoning approval necessary for a new proposed site at the old Lowe’s building.
Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday that Pennsylvania is expected to receive $4.9 billion in federal relief funds to help pre-K to 12 schools return students to classroom learning and equitably expand opportunity for students who need it most.
The Newville Borough Recreation Commission held a special meeting March 23 to discuss a number of topics and upcoming events, including the 2021 Summer Recreation Program.
Area residents opposed to the sale of the Cumberland County-owned Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Carlisle rallied last week in hopes county commissioners will “pause the plan,” and consider all options to keep the home under county control. They especially feel it is not in…
Local and national artists alike will fire up their chainsaws and show the Shippensburg area what they’re made of next month during a new festival heading to the fairgrounds.
Janelle Kayla Crossley of Newville knows the pain that can be associated with identifying as transgender. She hid her identity for 51 years before coming out to the world and transitioning to her true self.
Officer Jason Brady is the newest full-time officer at the Newville Police Department, and is focused on serving the residents of the borough.
Cumberland County Coroner Charley Hall said Naquanda A. Medley, 25, of Chambersburg, was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle accident that occurred along Interstate 81 South in Penn Township on March 20. The driver faces charges of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence.
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.
A garage and its contents at 45 Mount Zion Road were destroyed by flames just after 1 p.m. Saturday, in Lower Frankford Township, between Bloserville and Plainfield. The garage was fully engulfed in flames when the first unit arrived on the scene. Firefighters were able to contain the flames…
About 200 firefighters from six counties and a DCNR crew battled a long and exhausting mountain fire that was dispatched at 1:25 p.m. Saturday along Amberson Road in Fannett Township. The cause of the blaze is currently under investigation.
Newville Borough Council has been working recently to add a referendum to May primary ballots that would turn the borough into a wet municipality, allowing liquor sales in town.
Newville Borough Council has officially begun its journey to develop a railcar museum by the trailhead in town for a way to improve economic fortunes and recreation opportunities.
A 31-year-old Philadelphia man has been charged with attempted criminal homicide, disarming a law enforcement officer and related charges after he reportedly grabbed a state police corporal’s gun and pointed it near his head after a high-speed pursuit along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Upper…
March 23 is National Agriculture Day, which is sponsored by the Agriculture Council of America. It is a day in which to recognize and celebrate what agriculture provides for everyone. The theme for National Ag Day 2021 is “Food Brings Everyone to the Table.”
At the Cumberland County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in South Middleton Township, 1,994 residents were vaccinated Saturday. The Cumberland County Commissioners and the Department of Public Safety partnered with Holly, Quality Care, Holly and Big Spring pharmacies, U-Haul and South Middleton Town…
Agricultural teachers play an essential and selfless role in the communities they serve. As they prepare future generations for successful careers, many also devote countless hours and often their own resources to make a difference.
A 14-year-old Amish boy died three days after suffering serious injuries when he was thrown from the horse-and-buggy he was riding in along U.S. 11 in Shippensburg on March 3.
Pennsylvania State Police have released details on a horse-and-buggy crash that injured three members of the Amish community, two of them seriously, Wednesday morning.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is making a major investment in technical training facilities and programs with the addition of a $4.3 million training center in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
Big Spring School District Superintendent Dr. Richard Fry announced Monday the administration is looking to move elementary students to full-time, four-day instruction by March 15.
Austyn Showers can move around a little easier in his Penn Township home thanks to assistance from the Western Cumberland County Project Fund and the Otto Sussman Trust.