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7 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

Historical society plans banquet

The Mifflin County Historical Society will hold its fall banquet at 6 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Mifflin County, PA, McVeytown, PA, Lewistown, PA, Orrtanna, PA, York, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Evening Sun

Gettysburg Crossing property deemed not blighted

Twelve acres of land at the corner of Shealer Road and Route 30 in Straban Township have been transferred to Gettysburg Crossing, a retail developer.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA

The York Daily Record

Labor Day street closures announced

The Quarterback Club of York will hold a 5K run Monday in York in celebration of Labor Day, according to a news release.

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The York Daily Record

Coroner called to crash in Hamilton Township

Waiting at the entrance of motor vehicle accident scene in Hamilton Township along Rt.

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Evening Sun

Police: Woman charged after attempted 7-Eleven robbery

Ravetta Calvin-Stone, 41, of Gettysburg, allegedly fled the 7-Eleven at 69 Chambersburg St. after she demanded money from the store clerk at knife point, according to an affidavit filed with District Justice Matthew Harvey.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Evening Sun

Developers looking for blight vote on Gettysburg Crossing

A $3.05 million deed transfer put 12 acres of Straban Township property in the hands of a retail developer, Gettysburg Crossing, but the future of the land - 93 acres in all - rests with the township's planning commission.

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Evening Sun

Adams County Special Olympics holds Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

Mary Beth Stone, center, holds the first annual "John Steinour Athlete of the Year Award" presented by Notre Dame Club of Gettysburg members Jen Krumrine, left, and Wilma Noel.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, Dale, PA, New Oxford, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Evening Sun

Digital upgrades speed up Adams County

Adams County's Director of Information Technology Steve Scherm, left, works on a presentation for the county's planned infrastructure upgrades, while system administrator Derek Stiles works at his desk at the Adams County courthouse on Aug. 19 in Gettysburg.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, Computers

Evening Sun

New Oxford couple sells sweet treats for charity

Kona Ice owners Craig and Deborah Davis stand outside of their truck near DeGuy Avenue on Aug. 20. Kids in and around Adams County are learning that Calypso music is often followed by a visit from Kona the Penguin and his friends Solomon Sun, Squawkworth the Parrot, Crabbington the Crab and dolphins Splish and Splash.

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Related Topix: New Oxford, PA, Hanover, PA, Gettysburg, PA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

PennLive.com

Two injured in Adams County hit-and-run crash

State police at Gettysburg are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run crash in Adams County that injured two people, requiring transportation to area hospitals.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, New Oxford, PA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

York Dispatch

25th annual Labor Day Festival cuts out some afternoon entertainment

The York Labor Day Festival celebrates a quarter-century Sept. 1, bringing family entertainment to York City and paying tribute to the town's industrial roots.

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Related Topix: York, PA, York County, PA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Evening Sun

McSherrystown woman gets probation for assult

A McSherrystown woman was sentenced to 60 months probation Aug. 19 in Adams County Court for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old boy, according to the Adams County District Attorney's office.

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Evening Sun

State protects three Adams County farms from development

Three Adams County farms will be protected from development as part of a preservation program, the Department of Agriculture announced during an Aug. 21 board meeting.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Evening Sun

Police: Nothing illegal about tobacco paraphernalia

A sign above an assortment of pipes and lighters at a High Street Exxon station in Arendtsville reads, 'For tobacco use only.'

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Related Topix: Arendtsville, PA, Drugs

WPMT-TV York

Mosquito spraying scheduled in Adams County next week

The Adams County Conservation District's West Nile Virus Program will be conducting an ultra-low volume mosquito control operation in Bonneauville Boro and Mount Pleasant Township, Adams County.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Bonneauville, PA, McSherrystown, PA

Evening Sun

Nonprofit helps preserve Pulig farm property

Logan Holland, left, along with his brother, Quinn Holland, work inside the barn on the Pulig farm in Butler Township on Aug. 12, 2014 while shearing sheep for their wool as one of the farm's feline residents looks on.

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Related Topix: Cassandra, PA, Agriculture, Science, Biglerville, PA, Carlisle, PA

PennLive.com

What has Adams County Winery done with its corks? Gone over to green

Adams County Winery says it like its corks green. The winery, located in Orrtanna, west of Gettysburg, announced earlier this week that it's now using Normacorc's new plant-based cork, the world's first zero carbon footprint wine closure.

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Related Topix: Orrtanna, PA, Gettysburg, PA, Wine, Drink

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Evening Sun

Pennsylvania Theatrical Arts partners with area nonprofits

Brittany Stevens, owner and director of Pennsylvania Theatrical Arts in Hanover, rehearses a dance segment with cast members for the upcoming production of "CATS" on Aug. 13. A dollar from each ticket sold will be donated to the Adams County SPCA.

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Related Topix: Stevens, PA, Hanover, PA, Theater, Arts

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The York Daily Record

W.O.W helps Hanover-area women dress for success

Soroptomist International members Lisa Bankert, left, Jo Ann Scheu, center, and Cheryl Swope pose in the new Women Outfitting Women store at 22 Carlisle St. in Hanover on Aug. 19. Women referred to the Women Outfitting Women store by local assistance agencies will receive a free interview outfit.

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ABC 27

Body found in car in Harrisburg's Hall Manor

Dispatchers said the discovery was made around 5 a.m. on Sumner Street in the city's Hall Manor section.

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