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  1. Summer welding workshop to be held for graduated seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG>> Graduated seniors from Franklin County will have the opportunity to learn a trade that could help them earn a well-paying job. The Tuscarora School District, in partnership with the Chambersburg Area School District, are sponsoring a five-day summer welding workshop.

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  2. Teacher accused of punching student cleared of harassment charge, fired before case heardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PennLive.com

    A former Franklin County teacher accused of punching a student in the back has been found not guilty of harassment, but will not be immediately returning to the classroom. Sean Scanlon, 48, of Waterfall, was fired from his teaching position at Buchanan High School within the Tuscarora School District on Monday -- two days before he was cleared of the charges in a Mercersburg court hearing.

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

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... . Trade in your flowers: The Charles Brightbill Environmental Center, 4881 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, will host a perennials exchange from 1 to 3 p.m. May 2. Visitors are invited to take some of their own perennials and trade with others for ...

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  4. James Buchanan Middle School teacher not guilty of punching studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG>> A teacher accused of harassing a student and punching him in the back at James Buchanan Middle School was found not guilty Wednesday during a preliminary hearing. On Feb. 11, Sean Scanlon, 48, was accused of striking a 16-year-old student on the back during woodworking class.

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  5. Police logRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... occurred at 3:24 a.m. Sunday. RETAIL THEFT>> A 13-year-old male was charged with retail theft, according to Mercersburg Police. On March 24, 17 three-month XBOY Live Gold Membership cards valued at $425.83 were stolen from Food Lion in Mercersburg. ...

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  6. Spring Into History in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Examiner.com

    ... for the 2015 Spring Into History Ramble will be scattered throughout southern Franklin County, beginning at Mercersburg on through Fort Loudon, Chambersburg, Waynesboro, Greencastle, South Mountain, and Mont Alto. These sites include such stops as ...

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  7. SPORTS: Local calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Flannery's Pub Run Half Marathon: The third annual Flannery's Pub Run Half Marathon and 5K will be held on Saturday, April 18. The race, which begins at 8:30 a.m., is run from Mercersburg to Greencastle and proceeds benefits Fix JB Sports and GA-Maxx, booster clubs that held James Buchanan and Greencastle-Antrim athletic programs. The top three overall male and female finishers receive a cash prize and all finishers receive a medal and Tech shirt.

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  8. Huskers Set to Host First Outdoor Home MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Huskers.com

    ... Sarah Firestone won the women's award, while senior Will Lohman captured the men's honor. Firestone, from Mercersburg, Pa., won her first career award with a personal-best 178-1 (54.29m) to win the javelin throw at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten ...

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

    Sunday Apr 5 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... went to her home after being told by state police to leave her alone, police said. HARASSMENT >> Shawn Mansir, Mercersburg, is charged with harassment after an incident Saturday on Dickeys Road, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg. ...

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  10. Mecersburg man to have hearing on charge of stealing thousands of dollars in timber from churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Luke the Evangelist Mission Catholic Church, 115 Overhill Drive, according to court documents. A second man told Mercersburg Police that he had been contacted by Watson and was told to cut the timber at the church, court documents show. The man said ...

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  11. Seneca confident of win in suit vs. HighlandRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Ridgway Record

    ... An amended ordinance was backed last month.a The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) of Mercersburg drafted the ordinance and revision and is offering free legal services to the township in the lawsuit filed by Seneca.a In documents ...

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  12. Mystery photo: Where in Franklin County ... ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... 9. Anita Keener brought a book, "Old Bridges of Franklin County," by Frederick Fleming Unger, printed in 1941 by Mercersburg Journal. The next meeting is from 2 to 4 p.m. April 26.

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  13. Former Mercersburg Academy teacher, coach charged with 'sexting' studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> A former teacher and coach facing multiple "sexting" related offenses was taken into custody Thursday and released on bail. Mark David Schindler, 33, is charged with unlawful contact with a minor, obscene and other sexual materials and performances, corruption of minors and criminal use of a communication facility.

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  14. Mercersburg (PA) (5) at Lawrenceville (18) - Boys LacrosseRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | NJ.com

    Wade Maloney collected four goals and two assists and Jon Coffey and Will Ahl each scored three goals as Lawreneville ran past Mercersburg of Pennsylvania, 18-5, in Lawrenceville.

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  15. County veterans' office expands, reaches out to vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... in St., Waynesboro noon to 1:30 p.m. on May 22 at the Harry Lackhove American Legion Post 517, 100 Keefer Drive, Mercersburg.

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  16. Former Mercersburg Academy teacher and coach charged with 'sexting' high school studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Mark David Schindler, 33, is charged with unlawful contact with a minor, obscene and other sexual materials and performances, corruption of minors and criminal use of a communication facility. Schindler was a teacher and varsity boys lacrosse coach at Mercersburg Academy.

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  17. Race from Mercersburg to Greencastle to support local athleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Ready, set, go! Race from Mercersburg to Greencastle next month to support athletics in the neighboring - yet rival - school districts. The third annual Flannery's Pub Run half-marathon will take off April 18 from Flannery's Tavern on the Square in Mercersburg to John Allison Public House in Greencastle.

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  18. Firestone, Lohman Are B1G Field Athletes of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Huskers.com

    ... Sarah Firestone won the women's award, while senior Will Lohman captured the men's honor. Firestone, from Mercersburg, Pa., won her first career award with a personal-best 178-1 (54.29m) to win the javelin throw at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten ...

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  19. Spring Into History and Explore Franklin County PARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | PRWeb

    ... at whatever point is most convenient. The twenty sites are oriented from southern Franklin County, starting in Mercersburg and moving through Fort Loudon, Chambersburg, Greencastle, Waynesboro, South Mountain and Mont Alto. Traverse centuries of ...

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

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> A Mercersburg man is accused of selling timber cut down on a lot that did not belong to him. Mercersburg Police began investigating Feb. 11 when a representative of Saint Luke The Evangelist Mission Catholic Church reported that trees had been cut down within a three-acre lot that belongs to the church at 115 Overhill Drive.

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