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As a tribute to Veterans this past November, Oak Flat Elementary students participated in the Coins for Caring coin collection and raised $865.30 to donate to Operation Veterans’ Hope (OVH), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping homeless Veterans in central and eastern Pennsylvania g…

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Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Taquan Taylor, left, of Mobile, Alabama, Ensign Mario Villalta, center, of Anaheim, California, and Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Troy Crawford, of Carlisle, monitor surface contacts on the mark 38 (mod 2) – 25 mm machine gun’s remote operator’s console aboard the Arleigh B…

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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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Flutist Skylar Diehl, daughter of Rodger and Sharon Diehl of Carlisle, has been selected as one of six finalists in the West Shore Symphony Orchestra’s Fourth Annual Concerto Competition. The winner of the competition will perform with the symphony at their final Family and Masterworks conce…

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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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Big Spring School District administration and the school board have instituted a mask-optional policy for students, staff and visitors in district buildings, and during after-school and athletic events. Masks are still required on school buses due to a federal mandate that currently remains …

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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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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 Pennsylvania Farm Show is expected to return to in-person competition for youth and adults across the state, along with a variety of animals, educational booths, countless vendors, and, of course, delicious foods.

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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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Last Friday evening, members of the Newburg-Hopewell Fire Co. gathered to visit children in the Borough of Newburg and surrounding developments to spread some holiday cheer. The Grinch’s heart grew three sizes when he opted to work with Santa Claus for the children’s sake. The members handed…

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The Big Spring High School choir helped the local community get in the Christmas spirit Monday evening, serenading onlookers with carols and other ‘Sounds of the Season’ inside the Big Spring High School Commons. 

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Area Veterans and their spouses were treated to a delicious breakfast and program at Big Spring High School Monday morning in honor of their service to our country, thanks to efforts by the BSHS TEMPUS Club and advisor Scott Anderson.

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The Newburg community officially kicked off the holiday season with the 19th Annual Tree Lighting on Friday evening, Nov. 26, on the square in Newburg. Austin Diehl & Co. provided classic holiday tunes that added spirit to the already crisp, flurry-kissed November air. Eighty-eight-year-…

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Rifle deer season opened across the state on Saturday, Nov. 27, and some local hunters bagged impressive bucks in the Newville area. At left, John Epley of Newville bagged this 13-point buck in West Pennsboro Township Monday evening. At right, Dakota Gutshall of Newville bagged this 9-point …

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Pennsylvania State Police have charged 36-year-old Gregory Nornhold with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and murder in the third degree from an Aug. 3 crash that occurred along Interstate 81 South in Silver Spring Township. Two children in Nornhold's vehicle -- a 2-year…