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  1. Pa. woman gets 3 years in western Md. arson spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2013 | Delaware Coast Press

    ... of fires that did more than $400,000 worth of damage to vehicles and buildings. Brandy Sneider-Koontz, 19, of Mercersburg, Pa., was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to two counts of second-degree arson and one conspiracy count, The ...

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  2. Snow sports: Franklin County ski resort worth the tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... them by telling me to look for barns of various colors. For GPS owners, the address is 13805 Blairs Valley Road, Mercersburg, Pa., 17236. Margaret Sims reports that cross-country ski conditions in Oil Creek State Park are some of the best of the ...

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  3. Swim Camp of the Week: Mercersburg Swim ClinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Mercersburg Swim Clinics are dedicated to improving your technique and helping you develop as a swimmer both inside and outside of the pool. Mercersburg Academy's storied aquatics program has produced over 30 Olympians and brings a tradition of excellence to their summer program.

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  4. Franklin County area police logRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg, said Michael Stephen Kellogg, 26, of 321 Park St., Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania was arrested Wednesday and charged with having sex with a 14-year-old girl. He was arraigned and placed in Franklin County Jail on $100,000 bail.

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  5. Remembering from whence we cameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Rev. Cheryl Wilmer prays with her congregation at the Bethel African Methodist Church on West California St. in Mercersburg. MERCERSBURG >> Walking through Zion Union Cemetery in Mercersburg on a frigid February afternoon, Mary Ann Bell, whose maiden name was Stoner, could easily spot and name the graves of great grandfathers, grandfathers and great uncles, despite how deteriorated some of their gravestones were.

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  6. Battlefield Thrift Store opens in ChambersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Recently the group worked with local businesses and other ministries to provide clothing to two families in the Mercersburg area who lost all of their belongings in fires. The 4,000-square-foot thrift store carries clothing, furniture, household ...

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  7. 'One more time' on the slopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Iol.co.za

    ... drive from the District. The third, Massanutten, is about two hours away, near Harrisonburg. Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, has plenty of runs for varying abilities, and lessons mix people of all ages. Washington Post photo by Linda ...

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  8. Peters Township fire displaces several pigsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... sows were recovered from the building on Meyers Road when fire crews arrived, said Dale Carbaugh, fire chief of Mercersburg Montgomery Peters and Warren fire company. The call came in at about 2:30 p.m., another fire official at the scene said. ...

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  9. Germantown Girls, Peddie Boys Lead After Day One At Eastern Interscholastic ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    The Peddie School looks secure to win the boys' team title after one day of competition at the Eastern Interscholastic championships, while the girls' team race is featuring a close battle with Peddie, Mercersburg Academy and defending champion Germantown Academy. For Germantown, winning the team title would be a fitting sendoff for longtime coach Richard Shoulberg, who is officially leaving his post as head coach after this meet, and a good start for new head coach Jeff Thompson as he works to continue the longstanding tradition.

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  10. Franklin County Visitors Bureau Announces the Arrival of Flat BenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | PRWeb

    ... recreation, natural beauty, fresh foods and warm hospitality of communities like Chambersburg, Greencastle, Mercersburg, Shippensburg, and Waynesboro. Franklin County PA is located just north of the Mason Dixon Line and an easy drive to Washington ...

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  11. Gliding down the Snowdancer run at the Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Canada.com

    ... , is about two hours away, near Harrisonburg. We took the winter's inaugural ski trip to Whitetail, in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. (Whitetail and its Pennsylvania "sister resorts," Liberty in Carroll Valley and Roundtop in Lewisberry, share an owner, ...

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  12. Mercersburg hikes water, sewer ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Water rates will increase from $6.51 to $6.71 for each 1,000 gallons. Sewer rates will increase $9.83 to $10.13 for each 1,000 gallons.

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  13. Mercersburg woman pleads not guilty in grave marker theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> Amber Renee Mason, 29, pleaded not guilty to the second set of charges she is facing regarding the theft of veteran's grave markers that she allegedly stole and then sold, according to court documents. Gary Lee Mason Jr. pleaded guilty to four of the more than 88 counts against him on Jan. 27, according to online court documents.

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  14. Franklin County area police logRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ANTRIM TOWNSHIP >> A report was made to police at about 1 p.m. Jan. 12 that someone had broken in Porky's BBQ, Antrim Township and stolen a cash register, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg. CRASH >> A Mercersburg man was injured when his vehicle struck another vehicle at about 12:21 a.m. Tuesday at Blue Spring and Corner roads in Montgomery Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg.

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  15. The Franklin County Visitors Bureau recognizes James Buchanan & Harriet Lane on President's DayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | PRWeb

    ... the fifteenth president of the United States was born in a log cabin in 1791 just two and a half miles west of Mercersburg at Stony Batter, a trading post operated by his father. At five, Buchanan moved to Mercersburg and his family operated a ...

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  16. Extended outlook: Thaw coming in 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... temperatures struggling into the teens cut into the normal Presidents Day weekend crowd at the ski resort near Mercersburg. "The weatherman definitely put the fear out there, especially with the wind chills," said Katrina Gayman, director of ...

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  17. Youth Sports: Chambersburg Elks sends 2 to state hoop shootRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... their respective divisions at the South Central District Elks Hoop Shoot in late January. MacKenzie Stoner (Mercersburg) won the 10-11 girls division by nailing 14 of 25 free throws, while Megan List (Fayettevile) shot 17 of 25 and 3-for-5 in a ...

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  18. No schlep, just schluss: 3 kid-friendly ski trips within two hours of D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    ... is about two hours away, near Harrisonburg. We took the winter's inaugural ski trip to Whitetail, in Mercersburg, Pa. (Whitetail and its Pennsylvania "sister resorts," Liberty in Carroll Valley and Roundtop in Lewisberry, share an owner, and ...

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  19. Sen. Eichelberger hosts Q&A session on Pa. issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG>> State Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr., R-Hollidaysburg, will hold his first Franklin County Town Hall meeting of 2015 at the local library. The open forum will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Fendrick Library, 20 N. Main St. The discussion is part of his effort to make state government accessible for all people in the 30th Senatorial District.

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  20. Community Notes: In briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The 12th annual Lancaster Archery Classic, one of the top-paying archery tournaments in the country that drew over 800 shooters, was held in January and three local entries performed well. All three Andrew Crider of Greencastle, and Brent Diffenderfer and Nick Emmart of Mercersburg competed in the Men's Open class, which was the largest class.

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