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  1. Town Hall meeting calls attention to "critical" heroin problem, new rehabilitation programsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Chambersburg >> Franklin County Coroner Jeff Conner brought together local law enforcement and advocates Tuesday night, for a town hall meeting about the rising drug overdose problem in Franklin County.

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  2. Holy Week services in Franklin CountyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Holy Week services at Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 S. Second St., include Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. April 17; Good Friday service at noon April 18; Stations of the Cross at 5 p.m. April 18; and Easter services at 8 and 10:10 a.m. April 20. For details, call 264-6351.

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  3. Franklin County area police logRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Chambersburg >> Christie Michelle Henn, 30, Chambersburg, was charged April 11 after police were called because she was allegedly "yelling on her phone" near a residence in the 500 block of Hamilton Avenue at 2:59 a.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg.

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  4. Chambersburg to hold July 14 hearing on planning mapRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... once they have an approved Comprehensive Plan in place. Cullinane said 64 municipalities, including one in Franklin County, have these maps in place. The map contains 16 conceptual changes that foresee the widening, extension and addition of roads ...

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  5. Register now for May 3 geology field tripRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... fossil-hunting field expedition from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The trip is sponsored by Renfrew Institute and the Franklin County Rock and Mineral Club. "The trip will feature tours of three Valley Quarries operations in Gettysburg, Fairfield and ...

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  6. Franklin County Literacy Council seeks volunteers to help tutorRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    FRANKLIN COUNTY >> Volunteer tutors are needed across Franklin County to assist with adult literacy training through the Franklin County Literacy Council.

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  7. Franklin County birth announcementsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Greencastle >> Justin David Schildt and Tearanie Lachae Dobbins, Greencastle, had a son, Kayden Ryder Schildt, at 8:07 a.m. April 4, 2014, in Waynesboro Hospital.

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  8. Easter egg hunts in Franklin County and regionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Spring is here, and so is the season for hunting Easter eggs. Here are some scheduled egg hunts in the area: Southampton Park, Airport Road: By Mongul Church, 10 a.m.-noon ; for ages 10 and younger, a hunt for 10,000 eggs, as well as games, crafts, food and give-aways; start times staggered; www.mongulchurch.com .

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  9. District Attorney says town hall on drug overdoses 'critical'Read the original story

    Monday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... this problem is, and is given an opportunity to learn more about prevention and resources available," said Franklin County District Attorney Matt Fogal. Fogal is one of several speakers at the event, along with Secretary Gary Tennis, from the ...

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  10. Franklin County jail to implement sexual assault prevention policyRead the original story

    Monday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Chambersburg>> The Franklin County Jail and prisons throughout the nation are moving ahead with plans to meet the requirements of a federal law protecting inmates from rape and sexual assault.

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  11. Chambersburg mayor endorses Art HalvorsonRead the original story

    Monday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, in the Republican Primary Election on May 20 Former Franklin County GOP Chairman Jim Taylor also endorsed Halvorson at the event. Franklin County has the largest population of the 9th District, and ...

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  12. Dairy Princess candidates soughtRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Franklin County >> The county dairy industry is seeking candidates to serve as Franklin County Dairy Princess for a one year period beginning in mid-May. Any single young woman from a dairy background or with an interest in the dairy industry can consider devoting a year of her spare time helping to further the interest of the largest industry in ... (more)

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  13. Mystery photo: Where in Franklin County is this?Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Where in Franklin County is this? Bonnie Taylor brought in this photo to share. Anyone remember this event and where it was? Call Robin at 262-4774 or email rlayton@publicopinionnews.com.

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  14. Fire damages mobile home in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | WPMT-TV York

    Three people were left homeless following mobile home fire in Franklin County on Saturday morning.

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  15. Fire consumes mobile home in Guilford Township, leaves two family pets deadRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Department, Chambersburg Fire Department, Buchanan Valley Fire Department, New Franklin Fire Department and Franklin County Emergency Air Unit Company 10, among others. A bunch of people insulted Drake to his face Thursday but they had no clue they ...

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  16. Crews from 3 counties respond to barn fireRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | ABC 27

    According to officials, firefighters arrived at the scene in the 4400 block of Fetterhoff Chapel Road in Franklin County between New Franklin and Mont Alto just after 8 p.m. Crews were at the scene for several hours and needed additional tankers to fight the fire.

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  17. Marriage licenses issued in Franklin CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Chambersburg >> The following marriage license applications dated March 26 to April 8, 2014, are part of the public record at Franklin County Courthouse.

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  18. Brush fire season calls for care in checking conditionsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... the ground this week during a fire off Chapel Road in Guilford Township. (Markell DeLoatch - Public Opinion) Franklin County >> Fire crews were called out to at least five brush fires in the last week, indicating the beginning of burning season and ...

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  19. More than 300 trees will be planted on Wilson College campus - in one dayRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | PennLive.com

    ... to plant 150,000 new trees in the Conococheague Watershed. Trees for Tomorrow is a joint initiative of the Franklin County Commissioners and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, with funding provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and ...

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  20. Refinancing of county bond saves $1.3 millionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Chambersburg >> Franklin County Commissioners voted to refinance $8.9 million of a 2004 bond during a public meeting Thursday evening.

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