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12 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

Supervisors look to beef up security

After taking a tour of the Hall County Courthouse recently, Adams County Supervisor Scott Thomsen said he came away with a sense of ease that he attributes to the county's investment in a $24 million security system.

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16 hrs ago | Evening Sun

YWCA to screen the "The Invisible War" Thursday

GETTYSBURG >> The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County will host a screening of the film "The Invisible War" followed by discussion at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Community Room at 909 Fairfield Road.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Evening Sun

After rain, NWS issues freeze warning for Adams, York

A man fixes his umbrella after a burst of wind along Baltimore Street in downtown Gettysburg during rain showers on April 15. A pedestrian crosses the street in downtown Gettysburg on April 15 during a rain shower.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, Weather

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Fire fighters injured battling brushfire in Adams County

Three fire fighters were injured battling a fast moving brush fire in Adams County.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire, Bendersville, PA

Evening Sun

Littlestown Eagles 2226 makes donations

ABATE President John Kruger, left, receives a 3,500 check from Jeff Six, president of the Littlestown Eagles 2226.

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Related Topix: Littlestown, PA, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Evening Sun

Littlestown Area Historical Society to meet Tuesday

LITTLESTOWN >> The Littlestown Area Historical Society will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, in the Social Hall of the Centenary Methodist Church at the rear of 50 East King St. The program will be about quilts.

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Related Topix: Littlestown, PA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC 27

"Seasons of Health" promotes healthy living for women

It was a morning all about health during Saturday's Seasons of Health 2014 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Pennsylvania

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Adams County man killed in tractor accident

An Adams County man is killed after being crushed by a farm tractor. It happened around 8 o'clock Saturday night in Reading Township, on the 200 block of Wolf Road.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Adams county man that allegedly sent suggestive and explicit photos to minor heads to court

Chambersburg >> Nicholas Levi Heller, 34, will face a preliminary hearing on Tuesday for allegedly sending a juvenile sexual images via Facebook.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Aspers, PA, Opinion

The York Daily Record

Police weigh public good vs. victim's rights

When investigating an alleged kidnapping and rape in Paradise Township in June, police had to weigh the public's right to know with the privacy and safety of the victim, according to police and a rape victim advocate.

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Related Topix: York County, PA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Evening Sun

State dog wardens conducting checks in April

HARRISBURG >> Dog wardens are canvassing York and Adams county homes throughout April to ensure all dog owners have current licenses and rabies vaccinations for their dogs.

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Related Topix: York, PA, Vaccinations, Health, York County, PA, Hanover, PA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Evening Sun

Third Ward: County keeps voting venue at arts council building

The Adams County Board of Elections will not change the Gettysburg Third Ward's polling place back to a recreation park building for this year's election.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, Bath, PA

Evening Sun

State Police investigate, seek public help in Subway burglary

This photo was taken from a surveillance camera at the Subway restaurant in East Berlin.

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Related Topix: East Berlin, PA, Gettysburg, PA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

InYork

Area agriculture news for the week of April 13, 2014

College of Ag Sciences open house: Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences will hold an informative open house for prospective students 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 14 in Heritage Hall of the Hetzel Union Building at the Penn State main campus.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, PA, Mountain Top, PA, Nescopeck, PA

Evening Sun

Conewago bomb threats: Investigation takes toll on district, police

After two schoolwide searches and more than two months of investigating, police said they have several people of interest in connection to the bomb threats at New Oxford High School.

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Related Topix: McSherrystown, PA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Evening Sun

Discovery Gettysburg: Straban Township takes lead on tax increment financing

Plans to bring an active adult community to Straban Township progressed April 7, with supervisors taking the lead on determining if a land area qualifies for tax increment financing.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA

Evening Sun

Traffic deaths in Pa. drop to record low in 2013

There was a record-low number of traffic deaths on Pennsylvania highways last year, according to a Department of Transportation news release.

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Evening Sun

Adams, York counties see influx of dog license sales

Ray, a six month-old Tibetan spaniel puppy owned by Mary Stuller of Littlestown, is held by veterinarian technician Kimberlyna Sok while veterinarian Bonnie Miller prepares to give Ray a vaccination shot on April 5, 2014 at Petco in Hanover .

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Related Topix: Littlestown, PA, Vaccinations, Health, Hanover, PA, Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Adams County man charged with sending sexual images to juvenile in Chambersburg

CHAMBERSBURG >> An Adams County man has been charged with sending sexually explicit images to a juvenile female in the borough of Chambersburg, according to Chambersburg Police.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Aspers, PA, Twitter, Opinion

Evening Sun

York, Adams development plan first of its kind

The four municipalities that make up the Hanover region are moving forward with the first development plan to cross county borders in Pennsylvania, according to project officials.

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Related Topix: Hanover, PA, McSherrystown, PA, York County, PA

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