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  1. Spring Into History and Explore Franklin County PARead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | PRWeb

    New to Spring Into History 2015 is the Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum, exhibiting artifacts of the Battle of Monterey Pass. On April 18, Franklin County springs into history with its third annual history ramble, appropriately named Spring Into History.

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

    2 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    MERCERSBURG >> A Mercersburg man is accused of selling timber cut down on a lot that did not belong to him. Mercersburg Police began investigating Feb. 11 when a representative of Saint Luke The Evangelist Mission Catholic Church reported that trees had been cut down within a three-acre lot that belongs to the church at 115 Overhill Drive.

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  3. Local jobless rate declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Franklin County in February tied for the 17th lowest unemployment rate among Pennsylvania's 67 counties. The seasonally adjusted rate is lower than the national and state averages for the month.

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  4. County's election ballots may go to new printerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> For the first time in recent memory, Franklin County's election ballots could be printed by a company other than Beidel Printing of Shippensburg. William Penn Printing of Pittsburgh was the apparent low bidder on a job to print ballots for the May 19 primary election.

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  5. Fannettsburg Bridge to close for the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... of the triple-arch bridge in Metal Township is just one of several bridge projects scheduled this season in Franklin County. The state is repairing bridges on Pa. 997 in Letterkenny Townshp, Pa. 16 in Peters Township and Pa. 995 in Montgomery ...

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  6. Local egg hunts set for coming weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... events are scheduled for Saturday for those who missed them last weekend. (Ryan Blackwell - Public Opinion) FRANKLIN COUNTY >> If you missed hunting for Easter eggs last weekend, there are plenty more in the area on Saturday. Shippensburg Township ...

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  7. April 4 Easter egg hunts in Franklin County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    If you missed hunting for Easter eggs last weekend, there are plenty more in the area on Saturday. Here are some, listed by start time: Shippensburg Township Park: 304 Britton Road, Shippensburg; 10 a.m.-noon, staggered start times for ages 11 and younger; also games, food and crafts; by Mongul Church; www.mongulchurch.com .

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  8. Franklin County food violations for MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    The following Franklin County establishments were found to be out of compliance during the month of March. According to the Department of Agriculture, it is important to remember that any inspection is a 'snapshot' of the day and time of the inspection.

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  9. The Franklin County Visitors Bureau Invites Visitors to Experience Spring in Franklin CountyRead the original story

    Monday | PRWeb

    Spring is a great time to hit the trails... Franklin County is home to many state parks ready to be explored either by foot or by wheel. It's all part of the experience.

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  10. What are the unhealthiest counties in Central Pennsylvania?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PennLive.com

    ... weights. Other central Pennsylvania counties and their rankings are: Lebanon County (11), Adams County (17), Franklin County (18), and York County (19). The report also looks at health factors -- 30 measures that of things that can affect future ...

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  11. 2015 Easter egg hunts in Franklin County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    If you missed hunting for Easter eggs last weekend, there are plenty more in the area on Saturday. Here are some, listed by start time: Shippensburg Township Park: 304 Britton Road, Shippensburg; 10 a.m.-noon, staggered start times for ages 11 and younger; also games, food and crafts; by Mongul Church; www.mongulchurch.com .

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  12. Letter: Thank you for signing candidate petitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    First of all I would like to thank all of the individuals who took the time to sign my petitions for Franklin County commissioner. Unfortunately, my petitions and that of another candidate's were challenged by Mr. Schooley and his father.

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  13. Franklin County farms rank 2nd in vegetablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    FRANKLKIN COUNTY >> Most farms in Pennsylvania are small family farms, making with annual sales of less than $150,000, while most dairy operations gross between $150,000 to $350,000, according to the 2012 Census of Agriculture Farm Typology report. Franklin County has become the No.

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  14. Old TVs weighing on municipalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The Washington Township Transfer Station, a recycling hub for the Franklin County region, has limited the number of TVs it accepts. Some municipalities expect their vendor to charge them this year, for the first time, to haul away electronic devices that residents drop off at bulk collections.

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  15. Award finalist deflects persaonal praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Greg Cerrone, left, with his newest trainee Jeremy Whitmore at the Franklin County dispatch center in Letterkenny on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Ryan Blackwell - Public Opinion Greg Cerrone, left, with his newest trainee Jeremy Whitmore at the Franklin County dispatch center in Letterkenny on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

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  16. Franklin County to get service dogs for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The Franklin County Veterans Affairs Office was one of 12 agencies statewide selected to receive a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, through a competitive grant process. The county Veterans Affairs will be awarded a grant of $12,000 to initiate a service dog program.

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  17. Girls' track and field: Records fall at Tim Cook Invitational, and other takeawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | PennLive.com

    ... -- one from Yourkavitch in the 3,200 and another from the 4x800 team, which won in 10:21.88. Staying in Franklin County, Mercersburg Academy also earned a pair of wins from Isiuwa Oghagbon in the shot put (35-6) and Tatiana Purnell in the 300 ...

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  18. U.S. Marshalls arrest local man on statutory sex assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... worked locally in conjunction with the Chambersburg Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - For a couple of days this week, a Southern California hilltop was alive with the ...

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

    Friday Mar 27 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Where in Franklin County was this monument? Take a guess, and tell us what you know about it. Contact Debby Hook at 262-4748 ordheishma@publicopinionnews.com.

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  20. Conway lawyer to AG: Investigate electric cost hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Recorder

    ... and gas moratorium were designed to help garner support for the pipeline, which is expected to cross eight Franklin County towns on its way from Wright, N.Y., to Dracut. Now, Cristobal Bonifaz, a Conway lawyer representing the town of Deerfield and ...

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