Friday Sep 12
United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County sets sail with annual campaign
The United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County kicked off its annual campaign today. From left on the USS Live United are Rena Geesaman , Heather Howie , Michelle Grochalski , Larry Foote , Dottie Warner , Tom Bream , and Joel Flinchbaugh .
Why is college so expensive and what can families do about it?
Here are some answers, from a session sponsored Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Women's Forum at Widener University in Harrisburg. Dickinson College President Nancy A. Roseman told the luncheon crowd of about 70 that college is so expensive because it is a labor-intensive business where the labor providing the service - professors - is highly educated and therefore expensive.
Dr. Kelly Cook Ferrell, a Huntingdon native and chiropractor who opened a private practice in March, has joined the team and services offered at the J.C. Blair Therapy and Wellness Center on the campus of J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon. Ferrell, a graduate of Huntingdon Area High School and Juniata College, practiced in State College, Boalsburg and Centre Hall before she returned home to open her own practice, Cook Ferrell Chiropractic Wellness.
On Sept. 8, participate in a very important conversation on higher education: Editorial
And with them, a perennial question has returned as well: How can students finish their studies in four years and do so without being saddled with tens of thousands of dollars in debt that will follow them into their working lives? It's a legitimate question and one that is not easy to answer.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Institute for Retired Persons to begin fall series on Sept. 9
The series will begin at 9 a.m. in Wilson College's Harry R. Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology.