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  1. Food vendors sought for Taste of the TownRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    GETTYSBURG >> Food vendors can now sign up to participate in Adams County's premier culinary showcase, the 14th Taste of the Town, held from 2 to 5 p.m. on April 12 at the Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center in Gettysburg. Hosted by the Gettysburg Adams Chamber of Commerce, the event gives 25 businesses an opportunity to sample their food to 300 local "foodies."


  2. Route 194 closed between Race Horse Road and county lineRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Route 194 is closed between Race Horse Road and the Adams-York county line because of a crash, an Adams County 911 dispatcher said. Fire police are redirecting traffic as crews clean up the two-vehicle crash near Mt.


  3. Adams County woman sentenced for her role in smuggling illegal aliens into USRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPMT-TV York

    HARRISBURG, PA An Adams County is sentenced to 3 years in federal prison for her role in alien smuggling. Martha Ortiz, 46, of Gettysburg, pleaded guilty last July to bringing aliens into the United States and conspiring with her husband and others to carry out the scheme.


  4. SAVES presents annual report to Conewago TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Evening Sun

    ... 24/7 services and responds to 911 calls as dispatched. NO NEW RADIOS YET >> Despite earlier reports that Adams County would install a new mobile radio system in 2015, Weaver has not yet heard any updates on the project. First proposed at a meeting ...


  5. Labor hearing continued in police case against Conewago TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Evening Sun

    A hearing for an unfair labor charge made by an Adams County police department was continued Monday by the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, said Michael Bailey, union president for police. The Conewago Township Police Officers' Association filed an unfair labor practice charge against Conewago Township with the state's labor board Sept.


  6. Fire and EMT volunteers face crisis in staffing, fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... it's a great start. I don't want money coming out of my paycheck. We're looking for any kind of idea." The Adams county Council of Governments previously tackled the issue. Eleven municipalities agreed to levy a real estate tax to support local fire ...


  7. Seven York-Adams schools earn berths in District 3 Team Wrestling ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | York Dispatch

    That includes four York County programs in the 16-team Class AAA bracket and three Adams County schools in the eight-team AA field. The first-round matches in AAA will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the home gymnasiums of the top four seeds .


  8. Overnight snow prevents early morning activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Evening Sun

    A worker uses a tractor to clear snow from the parking lot of Wellspan at Gettysburg Hospital on Jan. 24, after a snow storm dumped a wintry mix of slush and snow in the Adams County region. County of Adams maintenence employee Donnie Shull Jr. shovels out the sidewalks in front of the Adams County Courthouse on Jan. 24 in Gettysburg after a weekend storm hit the Adams County region.


  9. County budget approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | People's Defender

    ... to county appropriations comes from two projects. The first project is improvements to security for the Adams County Courthouse, which accounts for $120,000. The second is a planned work-release facility for low-risk inmates at the County Jail. The ...


  10. McSherrystown supports industrial hemp cultivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Evening Sun

    McSherrystown Borough has officially adopted a resolution in support of industrial hemp cultivation . McSherrystown is the fourth Adams County municipality to adopt the resolution, said Councilman David "Scotty" Bolton.


  11. Adams County farmer set to lead state's agriculture departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Evening Sun

    ... the Senate. He held the role under former-Gov. Ed Rendell from 2009 to 2011. Agriculture officials believe the Adams County native will hit the ground running thanks to his past experience with the Rendell administration. "He understands the complex ...


  12. Governments asked to help fund fire and EMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... of the Franklin County Council of Governments. He called on COG to be "proactive" and follow the example of the Adams County COG where municipalities together passed tax hikes to raise about $2 million a year for fire companies in the county. "We ...


  13. Central Pa. family charged in $100,000 theft, burglary ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    State police say members of a central Pennsylvania family stole $100,000 worth of guns, TVs, dirt bikes and other items in a burglary and theft ring whose targets included homes, barns and sheds. Brothers Joseph Cool Jr. and Andrew Cool were arrested Friday along with their mother, father, stepfather and a family friend.


  14. Family, friends charged in multi-year burglary ring in Adams and York, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The York Daily Record

    Six people have been arrested in a burglary and theft ring in Adams and York counties that resulted in more than $100,000 in goods being stolen, according to state police in Gettysburg. The thefts happened between April 2011 and September 2014, a news release states. 4 comments

  15. Tourism generates $671M for Adams County in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Evening Sun

    GETTYSBURG >> Gettysburg's 150th Anniversary generated an additional $42 million for Adams County's local economy, Destination Gettysburg reported recently. In 2013, as measured through a study through the Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development, visitors spent $671.3 million in Adams County.


  16. Adams County controller seeks re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Evening Sun

    Republican Steve Renner, of Littlestown, announced his intention to seek re-election for Adams County controller. Renner became the county's first controller in 2012.


  17. Mount Wolf team learns about ice rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | York Dispatch

    ... from Eagle Fire Co. No. 1 in Mount Wolf; Pioneer Fire Co. No. 1 in Lancaster County; Fairfield Fire and EMS in Adams County; and Lower Frederick Fire Co. and Wissahickon Fire Co., both in Montgomery County. Lt. Nick Davis, left, is pulled from the ...


  18. Several injured during crash on Route 30 in New Oxford, Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The York Daily Record

    Several people have been taken to Gettysburg Hospital for treatment after a two-car crash on Route 30 in New Oxford, Adams County, officials said. The accident occurred around 12:15 p.m. at the intersection of Antique Lane and Route 30, said Pennsylvania State Trooper Richard Kline.


  19. Prosecutor: In school bomb threats, age is no defenseRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Evening Sun

    Adams County Sheriff James Muller stands next to his dog, Allegra, at an assembly at New Oxford High School on Jan. 15. He talks to the suspects' friends, family, neighbors and teachers. He'll search their homes for phones and laptops and confiscate them for analysis.


  20. Hanover-Adams offers MLK Day service opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Evening Sun

    ... of New York City's longest running hip-hop radio program WBAI's "The Underground Railroad." The United Way of Adams County and the YWCA will host a collection drive for local nonprofits. Drop-off sites and times include: 9 to 11 a.m. at the YWCA and ...