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Mercersburg, Pennsylvania is located in Franklin County. Zip codes in Mercersburg, PA include 17236. The median home price in Mercersburg is $155,000. More Mercersburg information.

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15 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Siblings compete in showing goats at the fair

Siblings Audra, 10, Heather, 13, and Reese Hissong, 15, won big at the goat show, with trophies in breed standard and showmanship.

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19 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Ribbon to be cut July 16 for Franklin County's first Little Free Library

Franklin County's first Little Free Library, sponsored by Conococheague Institute in Welsh Run, will open with a ribbon cutting July 16. The library, measuring four square feet, is located in the back yard of a home at 11810 Mercersburg Road, Mercersburg, at the crossroads of Pa.

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22 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Gary Smith named State VFW Commander for 2014-15

MERCERSBURG >> Mercersburg resident Gary Smith, commander of Clarence Armstrong Post 6241 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Mercersburg, was installed as the 2014-15 State VFW Commander during the state convention in early June in Lancaster.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Police log

ANTRIM TOWNSHIP >> Three people were taken to the hospital following an accident at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on the Williamsport Pike.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Woman gets weekends in jail in arson spree

Twenty-one-year-old Sarah Couch of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiracy and malicious destruction of property.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Mercersburg police ready to negotiate for 2015 budget

MERCERSBURG>> The startup bargaining unit for the Mercersburg Police Department has proposed increases of 1.5 percent in merit pay and 1.5 percent in the longevity/cost of living adjustments for 2015.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Lenfest Foundation awards scholarships to 9 Franklin County students

They are: Mara Leary, Joline Louis-Charles and Robin Shillock, Chambersburg Area Senior High School; Erin Hoffman, Matthew Schofield and Megan Summers, James Buchanan High School, Mercersburg; Timothy Morrow and Sarah Prince, Waynesboro Area Senior High School; and Caroline Schemel, Greencastle-Antrim High School.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin Co. commissioners fund six tourism projects

Chambersburg>> Money from taxes on hotel rooms and Marcellus shale drilling will go to a battlefield, trails, a beehive oven and repairs to a 911 memorial in Franklin County.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Carillon to peal July 4 in patriotic concert

MERCERSBURG >> An Americana and patriotic program will be performed on Mercersburg Academy's carillon July 4 by the academy's resident carillonneur, James "Jim" Brinson.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Mercersburg VFW closes bar, to sell building

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Clarence Armstrong Post 6241 will keep its charter, but plans to sell its building and equipment at 20 Veterans Way, according to Gary Smith, post past commander and current state commander of the Pennsylvania Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

For sale: 3 unusable acres in Mercersburg

MERCERSBURG>> The Borough of Mercersburg owns a 3-acre vacant lot bordering a stream where a bicycle path is planned.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Local families encouraged to host foreign exchange students

MERCERSBURG >> Local families are encouraged to share their lives for the length of a school year with international students through the Program of Academic Exchange, or PAX.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Mercerburg stalls on union, bookkeeping costs more

In open session, council agreed to pay $300 more a month for bookkeeping services after the resignation of the borough's bookkeeper and treasurer.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Mercersburg man charged after assaulting a responding officer

CHAMBERSBURG >> A Mercersburg man charged with aggravated assault will have a preliminary hearing on Tuesday.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Waynesboro GED program graduates 30

Angela Stoops, director of health sciences at Hagerstown Community College, gave the commencement address.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Tuscarora school board approves 2.7 percent tax increase for 2014-15

MERCERSBURG >> Property owners in Tuscarora School District face a 2.7 percent tax increase in the 2014-15 fiscal year.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Mercersburg police to ask for union in wake of manager's ouster

The move comes in the wake of the resignations of two key employees, Tammy Oberholzer, borough manager for four years, and Amy Hershey, bookkeeper for three years.

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