Franklin County Newswire

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  1. Franklin County area police logRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Beecher, 40, Chambersburg, allegedly made false statements while under oath during a preliminary hearing at Franklin County Courthouse, 157 Lincoln Way West, on July 15 at 10:30 a.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg. Beecher was ...

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  2. ACNB opens Chambersburg branchRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... - Ryan Blackwell) For several years the Gettysburg-based company has operated a loan production office in Franklin County, but on Wednesday, the bank opened its first full-service retail branch in the county. "There are so many similarities between ...

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  3. Collecting purses to help victims of sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Franklin County Church Women United are hard at work collecting purses. Seated are Beverly Peters, left, of St. John's United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg; and Jenny Waters , Unity in Christ Church, 4301 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg.

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  4. Nonprofit buys 1,100 acres to add to Michaux State ForestRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... a timberland investment group for approximately $3.9 million, according to a deed recently recorded at the Franklin County Courthouse. Ann Simonelli, a spokeswoman for the Virginia-based nonprofit, said the group's Pennsylvania team is working to ...

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  5. Franklin County area police logRead the original story

    Wednesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    HARRISBURG >> Two of three illegal immigrants charged with immigration violations by the United States Attorney's Office of the Middle District of Pennsylvania this week were found in Franklin County, according to a statement.

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  6. ACNB Bank opens Chambersburg branchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    For several years the Gettysburg-based company has operated a loan production office in Franklin County, but on Wednesday, the bank opened its first full-service retail branch in the county.

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  7. Pipeline meeting in Orange outlines action towns can takeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Recorder

    Local people have potentially more of a say in determining the fate of a proposed gas pipeline through Franklin County than they may realize, a local conservationist is telling pipeline foes.

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  8. Washington Township approves plans for printing firmRead the original story

    Wednesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... staff are "smiling ear to ear" with the news of two manufacturers coming to the township, Christopher said. Franklin County Area Development Corp. and a Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance property tax incentive were instrumental in ...

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  9. Former Shanksville man to speak at 9/11 chapel serviceRead the original story

    Wednesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... ives on Sept. 11, 2001. The United Churches of the Chambersburg Area and the Historic Letterkenny Chapel and Franklin County Veterans and 9/11 Memorial Park Committee sponsor the service.

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  10. full commentRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Recorder

    ... an opportunity to ask questions about the project, which is expected to pass through Conway and eight other Franklin County towns on its way from Pennsylvania to Dracut. The meeting will be held in the Conway Grammar School at 7 p.m. Town ...

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  11. Cooler and wet summer this year, more to comeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    FRANKLIN COUNTY >> It's been a cool and wet summer this year, but not the coldest on record, according to climatologists.

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  12. Conway to host pipeline meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Recorder

    ... an opportunity to ask questions about the project, which is expected to pass through Conway and eight other Franklin County towns on its way from Pennsylvania to Dracut. The meeting will be held in the Conway Grammar School at 7 p.m. Town ...

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  13. Judge: Shreffler's grievance was open for arbitrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... associated with his firing and subsequent reinstatement as coach. (File - Public Opinion) CHAMBERSBURG >> A Franklin County judge has decided the grievance that now-reinstated boys basketball coach Shawn Shreffler filed after he was fired from the ...

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  14. Colleges prepare for students going back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Freshman move-in day is Thursday, and student classes start next week. (Markell DeLoatch - Public Opinion) FRANKLIN COUNTY >> As summer draws to an end, college students are preparing to go back to school this week. At Shippensburg University, ...

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  15. Fire marshal investigates house fire in Antrim TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | ABC 27

    Emergency crews arrived at the scene on the 11300 block of Stull Road in Franklin County just after 8 a.m. The government wants to recoup benefits paid to relatives of an Ohio man who was declared legally dead and then turned up alive.

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  16. Gettysburg man killed in Franklin County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Evening Sun

    One man was killed and five others were injured in a three-vehicle crash in Franklin County on Aug. 15. Thomas E. Titus, 51, of Gettysburg, died after going into cardiac arrest.

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  17. Fatal crashes in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A group of Alabama hunters are celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds.

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  18. Pennsylvania woman fights Ohio rescue over dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Journalgazette.net

    ... the dog escaped from her friend's back yard in Columbus, Ohio. Covatch said her dog, Piper, was picked up by Franklin County Animal Control and then turned over to Central Ohio Sheltie Rescue in Columbus in April, even though Covatch said a ...

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  19. Historians recreate colonial farm life for visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Hill Farm, a well-preserved historic farmstead that was established in the early 18th century in southern Franklin County, near the village of Welsh Run, according to the institute's website, http://cimlg.org . The 30-acre site is listed on the ...

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

    Sunday Aug 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    We heard from Bob Harrison, Sue Hershey, Bob Higgins, Daryl Brechbill, Josephine Diffenderfer, Lou Coles, Doug Peck, Millie Horst, Betty Bitner, Paul Matthews, Dick Cordell and Noreen Koch.

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