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  1. Franklin County Penn State Extension workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Here are some workshops and other upcoming events by Franklin County Penn State Extension, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg. Most classes take place in the Agricultural Heritage Building, 185 Franklin Farm Lane.

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  2. Chambersburg man pleads guilty to stabbing, victim not cooperative with prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> A Franklin County Judge was baffled when she found out a woman who had been stabbed three times was visiting the Chambersburg man pleading guilty to the assault. Baldomero Velasco-Lopez, 37 is expected to be sentenced to between six and 12 years in prison as agreed upon in the plea deal for the charge of felony aggravated assault.

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  3. Snow supplies running lowRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Channel calls for 3 to 5 inches of snow and WeatherBug 3 to 6 inches, but both say the southern part of Franklin County would see more. "We're in much better shape than we were last year," said Michael Crochunis, spokesman for the Pennsylvania ...

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  4. There is hope, we hope, in Wolf's budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... the governor's budget to Obamacare. Most disappointing, however, was the response of Sen. Rich Alloway, R-Franklin County, who referred to Wolf's message as "blatant political dishonesty." "The new taxes and spending are staggering ..." he said. And ...

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  5. Franklin County map system available to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> Emergency services, municipal and development groups expect to reap the benefits of the county's new digital mapping system. The geographic information system makes it easier to research information and view aerial images of the 70,000-plus tax parcels in Franklin County.

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  6. Truck jackknifes on Pa. Turnpike in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A 65-mile section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike was closed eastbound between Breezewood and the Carlisle due to a jackknifed tractor trailer at milepost 200.4 in Franklin County. Crews removed the debris and the jackknifed tractor trailer, which were blocking all lanes of travel eastbound.

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  7. Crash closes section of Pa. TurnpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A 65-mile section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike was closed eastbound between Breezewood and the Carlisle due to a jackknifed tractor trailer at milepost 200.4 in Franklin County. Crews removed the debris and the jackknifed tractor trailer which were blocking all lanes of travel eastbound.

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  8. Overturned tractor-trailer blocking eastbound lanes of Pa. Turnpike west of CarlisleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    An overturned tractor-trailer was blocking all eastbound lanes of the Pa. Turnpike near mile marker 200.4 in Lurgan Township, Franklin County.

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  9. Trip Talk: Trips and tours through January 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Paradise: March 19, "Squabbles" comedy at Rainbow Dinner Theatre; leave 9;15 a.m., return 5 p.m.; by Franklin County AARP 2287, Esther Wagner at 709-2831. Philadelphia: March 22, Barnes Foundation Art Museum and Brandywine River Art Museum ; $85; buy your own breakfast and lunch, available in both museums; by Franklin County Art Alliance, download form at bit.ly/1EXmWCx or call Karen Papouschek at 264-3138.

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  10. The Franklin County Visitors Bureau Invites the Public to the South...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    The South Mountain Landscape is part of the identity of Franklin County, and the Franklin County Visitors Bureau supports and respects the importance of conservation efforts past, present and future. The South Mountain Conservation Heritage Film Festival and Panel Discussion emphasizes the impact the South Mountain conservation movement had on America at the turn of the twentieth century.

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  11. Wolf budget: Biz impact a mixed bagRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... to go beyond the deadline. "They need to take a hard look at DCED," said L. Michael Ross, president of the Franklin County Economic Development Corp. "Either they're going to want to recapitalize DCED and make it effective or essentially abolish it. ...

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

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Drive, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg. Green was taken into custody and held at Franklin County Jail due to inability to post his $1,000 bail. DUI >> Brendan James Gleason, 22, Greencastle, is charged with driving under the ...

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  13. Messner Column: It's disrespectful making Greencastle girls travel so far for 1st Piaa gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Rhine, laughing. "How much research do you really need to do?" It's seems to be that way almost any time a Franklin County school emerges as dominant on any big stage during the playoffs. There always seems to be an aura of surprise and dismissal ...

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  14. Wolf budget: Franklin County schools to see funding spike of 5 to 8%Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... that special education funding increase by $100 million, up to $1.15 billion. For most school districts in Franklin County, these two increases together would account for an approximately 5.5 percent increase in state funding, give or take. ...

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  15. Study shows importance of watching for signs in children of a bipolar parentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... ... they should get them tested." Laura Moskow Sigal, executive director of Mental Health America of Franklin County, said pediatricians and family doctors should evaluate the mental health of patients with the same consistency as they evaluate ...

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  16. Editorial: Who will meet Gov. Wolf's challenge?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... in the sky (that was the nicest they could come up with). Most disappointing, however, was the response of Franklin County's senator, Rich Alloway, who referred to Wolf's message as "blatant political dishonesty." "The new taxes and spending are ...

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  17. Sheriff's deputy remembered as loving, devotedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Kenneth W. Hall, 49, lost his battle with cancer Saturday just weeks before his 50th birthday. Hall, a Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy, was described by family members as kind, gentle and incredibly loving to all of those around him. He was very ...

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  18. Crude oil tankers not among Franklin County haz-mat freightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... - Public Opinion) CHAMBERSBURG >> At least one of every 20 rail cars and tanker trucks that pass through Franklin County carries hazardous materials, such as flammable fuels or sulfuric acid. The county, however, does not host long trains of crude ...

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  19. Deputy Sheriff Ken Hall loses fight with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    SHIPPENSBURG>> Franklin County Deputy Sheriff Kenneth W. Hall of Shippensburg died early Saturday, little more than a month after the community rallied to support him in his fight against cancer. "He battled this disease for about 10 months," Franklin County Sheriff Dane Anthony said.

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  20. Letter: Help United Way support community servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    As I write this letter, United Way of Franklin County is in the last weeks of its annual campaign effort. This year we have already raised over 99 percent of our goal and have less than $8,000 to go.

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