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  1. County gets 6 bids to renovate Tuscarora senior centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> Franklin County Commissioners are expected on Tuesday to award a contract to renovate the Tuscarora Senior Activity Center at 11300 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg. The center was awarded a $88,491 state grant earlier this year as part of an effort to modernize more than 30 senior centers statewide for $2 million.

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  2. Mercersburg Academy hosts international students for annual symposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Students from eight countries are at Mercersburg Academy this week for the Student Leadership Symposium 2015: Renewable Energy. On Tuesday, they worked on building solar panels and solar USB chargers.

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  3. Mercersburg backs 1-mile trail through boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Mercersburg Borough Council recently endorsed the plan by the Mercersburg Area Council for Wellness for a 1-mile crushed stone walking and biking trail. Council voted 4-2 to act at the intermediary for a state grant for the project.

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  4. Scenes from early Syracuse are featured in 40-foot-long mural created by Carl RotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Post-Standard

    ... in 1898 and spent more than 40 years living and painting the rhythms and textures of the Big Apple. A move to Mercersburg, Pennsylvania lasted about three years during which time he received a commission from the City of Syracuse to design and ...

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  5. Franklin County 4-H Dairy Club banquet resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Some 2014 Franklin County 4-H Dairy Project Book award winners are, front row from left, Kaleigh Hartman, Mercersburg; and Rebekah Aldrich, Chambersburg. Second row: Jill Martin, Chambersburg; Andrew Trostle, Mercersburg; Emily Wingert, Chambersburg; and Lucy and Grace Crider, St. Thomas.

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

    Monday Mar 23 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> An white and gray horse trailer was reportedly abandoned on Monday in the Hitching Yard short term public parking lot on North Fayette Street and Hitching Post Alley, according to Mercersburg police. The owner of the trailer is asked to contact the Mercersburg Police Department at 328-0150, no later than March 30. If the trailer is not claimed, it will be towed by Franklin County Salvor, according to a statement.

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  7. Youth are DAR citizens and award winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Singhas of Greencastle-Antrim High School, Greencastle; Shayla Fitzsimmons of James Buchanan High School, Mercersburg; and Lily Nolan of Chambersburg Area Senior High School. American History essay contest winners were Eric Quoc Viet Trinh, seventh ...

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

    Thursday Mar 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Mercersburg police said a woman and her husband were attending a service between 2:45 p.m. and 3:20 p.m. Wednesday at the cemetery in the 400 block of South Main Street. Police believe that during the service, someone went into their car and stole a black wallet from the woman's purse on the front passenger floor in front of the passenger seat.

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  9. Mercersburg woman sentenced in grave marker theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> A Mercersburg woman will pay thousands of dollars and spend between nine and 23 months in Franklin County Jail for selling stolen parts of veteran grave markers as scrap metal. Amber Renee Mason, 29, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to two counts of felony receiving stolen property, with a seven year probation sentence agreed upon for one counts.

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  10. Local candidates draw for ballot positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... o serve as the election board - Owen Myers of Marion, Jerry Warnement of Letterkenny Township and James Zeger of Mercersburg.

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  11. Pa. 995 bridge to close MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... The Pa. 997 bridge will be closed for 150 days while it is being replaced. (Markell DeLoatch - Public Opinion) MERCERSBURG >> The Pa. 995 bridge over the West Branch of the Conococheague Creek near the village of Welsh Run will close Monday and ...

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  12. Mercersburg Academy hosts international energy symposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... work on their own solar projects after seeing the school's solar panels. They will learn about biodiesel fuel. Mercersburg faculty member and former Peace Corps volunteer Matthew Caretti will speak on "The Habit of Service." The participating ...

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  13. Mercersburg woman charged in grave marker theft pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> A Mercersburg woman charged in the theft of more than 88 veteran grave marker thefts has pleaded guilty and is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday. Amber Renee Mason, 29, had two cases merged on March 5, and then pleaded guilty to a count of felony receiving stolen property.

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  14. Rep. Topper to hold office hours in MercersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> Rep. Jesse Topper, R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton, announced outreach hours which will be held at the Mercersburg Borough Office in Franklin County, located at 113 South Main St. The hours will be held on Monday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to noon in the borough's council room. "The same services available at my full-time district offices will be offered at this outreach event," Topper said.

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  15. Todd Widdows learns from life with his cartoons, Ork and AndyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... is a stick horse. The pair obviously learn about life the hard way in the daily cartoons. Born and raised in Mercersburg, he now lives in Chambersburg, is married, with three girls and a boy and another child on the way. "The cartoon had a cat in ...

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  16. Todd Widdows learns from life with his cartoons, Ork and AndyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... is a stick horse. The pair obviously learn about life the hard way in the daily cartoons. Born and raised in Mercersburg, he now lives in Chambersburg, is married, with three girls and a boy and another child on the way. "The cartoon had a cat in ...

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  17. Education digest: School meetings rescheduled due to snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... budget. Tuscarora School District's school board will have its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the library at Mercersburg Elementary. The board will consider two items to prepare the district for the 2015-16 school year, including approval of the ...

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  18. Waynesboro woman pleads guilty to sexual assault of teen boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> A Waynesboro woman pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of a 15-year-old boy at her Mercersburg "party house" during a hearing earlier this week. Lisa Maria Smith, 34, also pleaded guilty to corruption of minors for providing alcohol to a 16-year-old boy.

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  19. Ski resorts anticipate busy weekend following March snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | TBD.com

    ... at Liberty and other resorts, such as Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry, Pa. and Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, Pa., is around historical average, though it has been inconsistent. "We decided yesterday if school was canceled today we'd be ...

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  20. 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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