Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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

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

    7 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... nest was found there in 1992. Nesting occurred each year between 1992 and 1999 in Adams County. Neighboring Franklin County held nests during the 1990s as well. There were no known nests between 1999 and 2003 but a nest was confirmed near the ...

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  2. Franklin Learning Center holds graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Nannette Bowen looks at her diploma at Franklin Learning Center commencement Friday, May 29, 2015 at the Chambersburg school. Markell DeLoatch - Public Opinion Franklin County Learning Center had its graduation at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 29, in the auditorium of the FLC.

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

    13 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... substance was located under a desk located in the cell of a 38-year-old male, at 7:47 p.m., May 11, at the Franklin County Jail. Police said the substance was submitted for identification. DRUG POSSESSION >> Spencer Debrett Cunningham, 28, Carlisle ...

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  4. Judge makes cases against Chambersburg doctor eligible for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> A Franklin County judge has ruled there is sufficient evidence against Chambersburg doctor Sohael Raschid that the cases are eligible for trial. Raschid, 58, has been accused of drugging five women, and sexually assaulting three of them.

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

    15 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Do you know where, and when, this photo was taken in Franklin County? Some business names add a hint. Take a guess and tell us what you know.

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  6. Robber caught when getaway car crashed has prison term upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    A robber whose getaway car crashed soon after he and a cohort held up a Franklin County convenience store has failed to convince a state court panel to void his convictions and 8- to 16-year prison sentence. In fact, the Superior Court found Russell Clayton Runk's claims that he shouldn't have been found guilty of the crime to be baseless.

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  7. Legion Baseball: Thursday's roundup, Shippensburg's bats come alive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    BIGLERVILLE >> After giving up a late lead in its season-opener to Biglerville, Shippensburg avenged the loss with a dominating victory on Thursday evening in Franklin County American Legion Baseball action. "We had trouble with our pitching and went through four pitchers tonight," Post 262 manager Kirk Re said.

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  8. Get pickin': Strawberry season has arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Produce located at 3746 Etter Rd. in Marion on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Ryan Blackwell - Public Opinion FRANKLIN COUNTY >> Warm weather and sunshine have officially arrived, but strawberry lovers who want to see their favorite fruit stay around ...

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  9. Letter: Thanks for campaign helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    I am writing this letter to the editor to thank everyone involved in my recent successful effort in the primary elections to become the next Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Pennsylvania's 39th Judicial District. My wife Laura and I promised ourselves that we would run our campaign true to our convictions and in a way that befits the role of Judge.

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  10. 11/30 Network allows young professionals in Franklin County connectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    From left to right: Kimberly Clapper, Amy Fisher and Annie Gomez-Shockey are all members of the steering committee of the newly formed young professionals group the 11/30 Network. CHAMBERSBURG >> Annie Gomez-Shockey is from Franklin County, but after she returned home from law school, she felt she didn't have many social connections left in the area.

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  11. County sheriff, prothonotary races not decided in primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> The races for county sheriff and prothonotary will be decided in the fall as two candidates stayed alive with write-in votes on the Democratic ticket. The Franklin County Election Board on Tuesday completed the official count of the Municipal Primary Election with a couple of candidates staying alive.

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  12. Man charged with child luring takes plea deal, sentenced to probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... into a motor vehicle, and was sentenced to 60 months probation. During Wednesday's hearing, Kohler told Franklin County Judge Jeremiah Zook that he was driving around Hood Street when he decided to go to Kenny's for some ice cream. Kohler said he ...

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  13. First responders meet with state brassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Tim Solobay, center, Pa. State Fire Commissioner gestures as he is joined by Sean Harris, left, of House Veterans and Emergency Preparedness and Bureau of EMS Director, Richard Gibbons during a town hall meeting Wednesday with emergency services personnel from Franklin County, at the county's Public Safety Training Center, Chambersburg.

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  14. Legion Baseball: Error gives Greencastle walkoff win over Waynesboro in season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    GREENCASTLE >> The Franklin County American Legion Baseball season was kicked off in style with a seesaw affair between Waynesboro and Greencastle on Tuesday evening. Post 373 led early, but saw Waynesboro take the lead in the third just to steal it right back again.

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  15. Waynesboro man charged with six bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | WPMT-TV York

    The United States District Attorney's Office filed felony charges on Tuesday against a Franklin County man for six bank robberies. According to the DA's office, John Raymond Smith, 38, allegedly robbed two banks each in Greencastle and Waynesboro, Pennsylvania and another in West Virginia in 2014.

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  16. Hill slide causes detours for some Wakarusa festival patronsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Fayetteville Flyer

    A hill slide in Franklin County has closed a portion of Arkansas Highway 23 and will affect travel from the north to Mulberry Mountain during the Wakarusa music festival June 4-7. Patrons must use Interstate 40 to Arkansas 23 at Ozark to access the festival site.

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  17. Letter: Thanks for supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... nearly 3,500 voters has made me proud of our campaign. This election was most definitely a unique one for Franklin County, and I do not regret putting my name in front of the electorate. I've had the pleasure of meeting so many wonderful people ...

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  18. Write-ins votes are recorded in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The write-in votes by different spellings of candidates' names are posted at http://www.franklincountypa.gov/ . See "Write-in results" in the blue box.

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  19. Veterans invited to learn about services available to them in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ANTRIM TOWNSHIP >> All veterans are invited to a town hall meeting May 29 where they will learn about the various services available to them in Franklin County. The event will take place noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Antrim Township Municipal Building, 10655 Antrim Church Road.

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  20. Law enforcement: Pay for pre-K now, or pay us more laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Gov. Tom Wolf spoke outside the Camp Hill Corrections Instiution in support of spending more state dollars on preschool education. With Wolf are Pennsylvania Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, Franklin County Sheriff Dane Anthony and Chambersurg Police Chief David Arnold.

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