Adams County Newswire

Adams County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Adams County, PA.

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  1. 'Butcher' bird status in questionRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The York Daily Record

    ... region in Bedford, Huntingdon, Franklin and Cumberland counties. "In 1990, a pair of shrikes was observed in Adams County and a nest was found there in 1992. Nesting occurred each year between 1992 and 1999 in Adams County. Neighboring Franklin ...

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  2. Gettysburg Borough Council member resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    ... Ward who is 18 years old or older, Gable said. Leinbach said he recommended to borough officials that the Adams County Democratic Committee be consulted in the choosing of his successor. However, there is no party requirement for the seat, Gable ...

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  3. PA High School Sends Home Body-Shaming Dress Code LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Biglerville High School in Adams County, PA sent home a letter just prior to graduation with the following dress code "requirements" for ladies: Choose modest attire. No bellies showing, keep "the girls" covered and supported, and make sure that nothing is so small that all your bits and pieces are hanging out.

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  4. Nine don't-miss carnivals in Hanover-Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Evening Sun

    Carnival attendent David Ondeck hands a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles doll to Quinn Strausbaugh, 3, of Hanover, while with his parents Andy and Amanda Straausbaugh after his father won at a dart game during the 2014 Gettysburg Fireman's Carnival. Carnival goers spin in a circular pattern on one of the rides at the Harney Carnival in 2014.

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  5. Sandusky accuser appealing AGa s decision not to file charges in his caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC 27

    Parents of seniors at Biglerville High School in Adams County say the district went too far by making inappropriate comments in a letter abo Brewing coffee from bed, adjusting the temperature on your slow cooker from anywhere, checking a baby monitor on your cellphone; those are j A man who says he was molested by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, says the attorney general's office doesn't want to file criminal charges in his case. The man's attorneys say their client was abused by Sandusky in 1988, while attending a football camp at Penn State University.

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  6. Biglerville students offended by dress code letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | ABC 27

    Parents of seniors at Biglerville High School in Adams County say the district went too far by making inappropriate comments in a letter about dressing appropriately. In two days, seniors at the school will walk out of the front doors for the last time; some with a bad taste in their mouth.

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  7. Friends remember man who died in Adams County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Evening Sun

    Friends of Howard Hughes Jr. are mourning the loss of a man they say could make anyone laugh with his off-the-wall humor. He was the driver of a vehicle involved in a crash around 6 a.m. in Tyrone Township on May 16, officials said.

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  8. Woman gets up to 12 years for poisoning children with eye dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | ABC 27

    A former Adams County woman has been sentenced to three-and-a-half to 12 years in prison for poisoning her two young children with Visine eye drops. Samantha Elizabeth Unger, 23, will also spend seven years on probation following her release as part of the sentence handed down Tuesday by Adams County Judge William George.

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  9. Motorcyclist leads police on pursuit through Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Evening Sun

    Police arrested a 22-year-old York man Saturday after he allegedly led police on a chase through Adams County. Eric Michael Martenson was allegedly driving his Honda motorcycle at 90 miles per hour in a 55-mile-per-hour zone on Route 30 in Straban Township when an officer tried to pull him over around 1:15 p.m. Saturday, according to an affidavit filed with Magisterial District Justice Matthew Harvey.

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  10. Adams County fire departments battle blaze in Carroll Valley boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Over eight fire companies were dispatched to a residential fire in Carroll Valley borough yesterday, according to the Adams County Department of Emergency Service. COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road in unusual fashion, with bright yellow letters taped to the rear window of his sport utility vehicle.

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  11. Coroner: Adams County man dies from injuries sustained in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Evening Sun

    An Adams County man involved in a crash earlier this month died yesterday due to his injuries, the York County Coroner's Office said. Hughes was the driver of a vehicle involved in a crash around 6 a.m. in Tyrone Township, Adams County on May 16, officials said.

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  12. 26-year-old dies after crash hospitalized man for more than a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | PennLive.com

    A 26-year-old man died Monday while hospitalized for injuries he suffered in a crash along an Adams County roadway earlier in the month. Howard Hughes, of New Oxford, was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m. Monday at York Hospital, according to the York County coroner's office.

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  13. Police: Adams County crash injures child; closes Hanover PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Evening Sun

    A black Nissan Pathfinder hit a utility pole before traveling another 200 meters along Hanover Pike in Conewago Township, Adams County, on May 25, according to crew members who responded to the scene. The driver of a black Nissan Pathfinder hit a utility pole on Hanover Pike in Conewago Township before traveling another 200 meters, crews at the scene said.

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  14. Greyhounds in Gettysburg for homecoming picnic: Pet CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | PennLive.com

    Personalized Greyhounds, Inc. will host its 20th annual homecoming and fundraising picnic 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 30 at the Adams County Winery, 251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna. Over 100 retired racers are expected.

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  15. Department of Ag to hold hearing on Adams County hog farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Daily Herald

    The Quincy Herald-Whig reports that Carthage-based Falcon Ridge Farms has applied for a permit to build a facility to house almost 20,000 hogs northeast of Clayton, in Adams County. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  16. U.S. 30 construction to start Tuesday in Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CASHTOWN >> Delays are possible -- after morning commutes -- for the next three months on U.S. 30 east of Caledonia State Park. A project gets underway Tuesday to repair and resurface nearly 3 miles of U.S. 30 in Franklin Township, Adams County, from Cashtown Road east to just beyond Old Route 30. The section carries about 10,000 vehicles a day.

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  17. Gettysburg Area Recreation Authority opens Youth Activity CenterRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Evening Sun

    ... with it. Members of the Cumberland Township Police Department, the Gettysburg Borough Police Department and the Adams County Sheriff's Department have signed on to volunteer time as mentors to children visiting the center. The Gettysburg Area ...

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  18. Gettysburg teacher named Educator of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Evening Sun

    ... 2015 Educator of the Year, according to a news release from the chamber. Each year, the award honors an Adams County educator who inspire the love of learning in students of all backgrounds, work with local agencies and play an active role in the ...

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  19. Gov. Tom Wolf stops at Conewago Valley School District to talk funding, accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Evening Sun

    ... the Conewago Valley School District on Friday. It was the 26th stop for the tour and Wolf's first visit to Adams County since he was elected governor. New Oxford High School teachers, administrators and county officials sat down for a round-table ...

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  20. Master Gardeners: To deadhead or not? What is your final answer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Evening Sun

    ... will reward you with the reseeding of some plants to keep the garden thriving from year to year. Garden Chats: Adams County Master Gardeners will be holding garden chats on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. on June 3, June 24, July 15, Aug. 5, and on ...

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