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  1. Mercersburg man sentenced to maximum of 10 years for fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> A Mercersburg man was sentenced Wednesday to between 18 months and 10 years in prison for being the driver in a June 2013 fatal crash. Marita Shaffer, 18, died as a result of the injuries she suffered when Alexx Sheffield, 20, allegedly drove his vehicle with Shaffer and four other passengers into a utility pole, according to court documents.

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  2. Mercersburg man sentenced to maximum of 10 years for fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> A Mercersburg man was sentenced Wednesday to between 18 months and 10 years in prison for being the driver in a June 2013 fatal crash. Marita Shaffer, 18, died as a result of the injuries she suffered when Alexx Sheffield, 20, allegedly drove his vehicle with Shaffer and four other passengers into a utility pole, according to court documents.

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  3. Holiday Helping Hand: More than $2,500 received this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Bank's Lincoln Way East branch, $150; and the Open Door Sunday School Class of First United Methodist Church of Mercersburg, $100. Individual gifts in the amount of $100 came from Lucy Cathcart, Barbara Montgomery, Shirley Pugh and Tom and Mary ...

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  4. Wiercioch, Hoffman, Simmons pace Cougars programs to large victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... and Brunswick. The Jefferson girls' team also defeated James Buchanan on Dec. 11 during a dual meet in Mercersburg, Pa. But a computer glitch at the meet rendered official results unavailable. Both Jefferson programs are scheduled to return to ...

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  5. Mercersburg man to be sentenced in homicide by vehicle caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Alexx Eugene Sheffield, 20, pleaded no contest on Oct. 27 to a charges of homicide by vehicle and aggravated assault by vehicle at Franklin County Courthouse, according to court documents. Sheffield was the driver in a single-vehicle crash that left 18-year-old Marita Shaffer with serious injuries to which she succumbed days later.

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  6. Franklin County awards five tourism grants, declines fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Development Corp. proposed a feasibility study for a conference center to compete in the medium-sized market. -- Mercersburg Area Council for Wellness applied to improve alleys for walking in the Borough of Mercersburg and to construct 600 feet of ...

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  7. Youth Wrestling: New group for youngsters debuts at James BuchananRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> Four sets of parents all four dads are former wrestlers have formed a new youth wrestling organization in the Tuscarora School District. James Buchanan Youth Wrestling made its debut on Dec. 11 prior to James Buchanan's varsity win over West Perry, with 31 of the 40 registered kids being introduced.

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  8. Mercersburg Rotarians playing Santa for 308 children in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Mercersburg Rotarians work recently to wrap gifts for local children in need as part of their annual Santa's Toy Box program. MERCERSBURG >> The Rotary Club of Mercersburg will deliver gifts to 308 children in Tuscarora School District through the Santa's Toy Box program.

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  9. Conocoheague Institute welcomes Christmas with open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Dawn Hoffman plays the cello for visitors Saturday at the historic Rock Hill Farm during the Conococheague Institute's open house in Mercersburg. Dried tobacco hangs in one of the cabins Saturday at the historic Rock Hill Farm during the Conococheague Institute open house in Mercersburg.

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  10. Mercersburg Rotarians playing Santa for 308 children in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> The Rotary Club of Mercersburg will deliver gifts to 308 children in Tuscarora School District through the Santa's Toy Box program. Each holiday season since 1991, the club has sponsored the project to buy clothes and toys for children in need in the community.

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  11. Mercersburg Rotarians playing Santa for 308 children in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> The Rotary Club of Mercersburg will deliver gifts to 308 children in Tuscarora School District through the Santa's Toy Box program. Each holiday season since 1991, the club has sponsored the project to buy clothes and toys for children in need in the community.

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  12. Tuscarora schools eye 1.75% tax increase for 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> Tuscarora School District's business manager anticipates a 1.75 percent property tax increase for the 2015-16 school year. That increase of nearly 2 mills would take the rate up to 115.65 mills.

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  13. 'Black Boys Rebellion: First Conococheague Institute published bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    WELSH RUN >> The Conococheague Institute for the Study of Cultural Heritage recently released its first book under its own publishing imprint. Written by Dan Guzy, Mercersburg, the book is titled "The Black Boys Uprising of 1765: Traders, Troops and Rioters during Pontiac's War."

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  14. Elected seats up for grabs in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... for candidates since June." So far, two Republicans have announced their intentions - Chris Ardinger of Mercersburg for clerk of courts and William McLaughlin of Chambersburg for prothonotary. Wollyung expects more announcements. "The party cannot ...

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  15. Ft. Loudon Sidelights: Christmas events set for coming weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... he will visit with children in the center and present each with a treat courtesy of the First National Bank of Mercersburg, Fort Loudon branch. Children will also receive a book courtesy of Franklin County Library System and the local library. Gail ...

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  16. Make plans: Five events on the horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Refreshments will be served in the front lobby following the concert. Rolling Rotary raffle: Rotary Club of Mercersburg is selling raffle tickets through Jan. 16 to fund its service projects such as literacy programs, college scholarships and Fix JB ...

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

    Monday Dec 1 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... County Prison where he remained after failing to make his $3,000 bail, police said. TELEPHONE FRAUD >> Mercersburg police announced a series of fraudulent phone calls residents have been receiving between Nov. 28 and Dec. 1. According to police, ...

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  18. Tuscarora treasurer announced candidacy for Clerk of CourtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Chris Ardinger, a Mercersburg resident and treasurer of Tuscarora School District Board of Directors has announced he is running for Clerk of Courts FRANKLIN COUNTY >> Chris Ardinger, a resident of Mercersburg and board treasurer on the Tuscarora School District Board of Directors, has announced his candidacy for Clerk of Courts. Ardinger is also serving as a Republican Committeeperson in Montgomery Township, and is the Chairman of the Franklin County Young Republicans.

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  19. Franklin County Visitors Bureau Invites Visitors To Remember...Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | PRWeb

    The Franklin County Visitors Bureau wants to spread the spirit of the holiday season at Allison-Antrim's Heritage Christmas Commemoration. Exhibits depicting Christmas memories of the past two centuries are on exhibit throughout December 2014.

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  20. Paul J. McNeil, at 64, a of Spencer, businessmanRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Boston Herald

    ... six sons, James Peter of North Easton, Matthew H. of Phippsburg, Maine, T. Dominic of Spencer, Benjamin P.H. of Mercersburg, Pa., Paul Martin of Easthampton and Charles W.H. of Los Angeles; two daughters, Mary Brigitte Hampton of Spencer and Jane ...

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