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1 hr ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
Township supervisors have approved plans for a new store on Lincoln Way between Jack Road and Town Drive, but the company has yet to apply for a building permit.
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5 hrs ago | PennLive.com
All southbound lanes of Interstate 81 were reopened after a crash in Antrim Township near the Maryland line earlier Wednesday evening.
6 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster
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9 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
Chambersburg Police Chief David Arnold speaks during a special town hall meeting on drug overdose and heroin on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
12 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
CHAMBERSBURG >> Franklin County homeowners are invited to attend a workshop to learn about the benefits of planting trees on their property, and walk away with a box of native species for their own backyard.
19 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
Chambersburg >> Franklin County Coroner Jeff Conner brought together local law enforcement and advocates Tuesday night, for a town hall meeting about the rising drug overdose problem in Franklin County.
CHAMBERSBURG >> Chambersburg Borough Council has approved an initial draft of its Official Map, a planning tool for the borough, and has scheduled a public hearing on July 14. Paul Cullinane, economic development specialist for the borough, is heading the project along with Phil Wolgemuth, director of land use and development and a committee of ... (more)
Chambersburg >> Christie Michelle Henn, 30, Chambersburg, was charged April 11 after police were called because she was allegedly "yelling on her phone" near a residence in the 500 block of Hamilton Avenue at 2:59 a.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg.
Greencastle >> Justin David Schildt and Tearanie Lachae Dobbins, Greencastle, had a son, Kayden Ryder Schildt, at 8:07 a.m. April 4, 2014, in Waynesboro Hospital.
Holy Week services at Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 S. Second St., include Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. April 17; Good Friday service at noon April 18; Stations of the Cross at 5 p.m. April 18; and Easter services at 8 and 10:10 a.m. April 20. For details, call 264-6351.
CHAMBERSBURG >> Local officials will lead a town hall to discuss drug overdoses on Tuesday, April 15, and say that understanding the issue is critical to the community.
Chambersburg Mayor Darren Brown announced his endorsement of Halvorson during a campaign event Thursday at the Mont Alto Fire Hall.
Franklin County >> The Franklin County dairy industry is seeking candidates to serve as County Dairy Princess for a one year period beginning in mid-May. Any single young woman from a dairy background or with an interest in the dairy industry can consider devoting a year of her spare time helping to further the interest of the largest industry in ... (more)
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According to officials, firefighters arrived at the scene in the 4400 block of Fetterhoff Chapel Road in Franklin County between New Franklin and Mont Alto just after 8 p.m. Crews were at the scene for several hours and needed additional tankers to fight the fire.
GUILFORD TOWNSHIP >> An early morning fire destroyed much of a mobile home at 640 Mickey Inn Lane in Guilford Township on Saturday and killed two family dogs.