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7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: York County, PA, Hanover, PA

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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Related Topix: York County, PA, Cumberland County, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The York Daily Record

WellSpan: As of Jan. 1 company no longer hiring employees who use tobacco or nicotine

Effective Jan. 1, 2015, WellSpan Health will no longer hire new employees who use tobacco or nicotine products, the regional healthcare system announced today.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, York County, PA, Lancaster County, PA, Ephrata, PA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Evening Sun

Spraying for mosquitos in Adams County next week

ADAMS COUNTY >> The Adams County Conservation District's West Nile Virus Program will conduct ultra-low volume mosquito control operations in New Oxford Borough, Oxford Township, Littlestown Borough and Union Township Aug. 18-20.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Littlestown, PA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Evening Sun

West Manheim Twp. man sentenced for theft

A West Manheim Township man was sentenced in Adams County Court to three years probation for theft by deception, according to the Adams County Public Defender's office.

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Evening Sun

Hamilton Township said Comcast will be broadcasting York County Community Television on Channel 8

HAMILTON TWP. >> Residents in Hamilton Township, Adams County, who have Comcast Cable will soon have a York County community news station available.

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The York Daily Record

Police: Wasp nest put in Adams County man's mailbox

A Mount Pleasant Township man returned home Monday afternoon to find his mail strewn about the ground, and a wasp nest inside his mailbox, according to a news release from Pennsylvania State Police.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

PennLive.com

Midstate company will offer more than just the traditional home healthcare services

Pictured are Brett Garretson, Donna Moyer, Jody and Jerod Willow, and Nicole Lady.

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Related Topix: Dillsburg, PA, Mechanicsburg, PA, York County, PA, Medicine, Nursing

Evening Sun

Spraying for mosquito control in Adams County on Wednesday

ADAMS COUNTY >> The Adams County Conservation District's West Nile Virus Program and the PA Department of Environmental Protection's West Nile Program will be conducting ultra-low volume mosquito control operations in Biglerville Borough and Butler Township, and Latimore and Reading Townships, Adams County, beginning around sunset on Wednesday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Biglerville, PA, Lake Meade, PA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Editorial: Eagle Rock land a gift to future generations

It's exceedingly rare today to hear political leaders talking - and acting - on behalf of future generations.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, PA, Opinion

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Evening Sun

Nine illegal immigrants located in York, Adams, Franklin counties

Nine illegal immigrants found across the state - including one in York County, three in Adams County and one in Franklin County - were charged Thursday by the U.S. Attorney General's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, York County, PA, Franklin County, PA, Mexico, PA

Evening Sun

Garden club plans plant sale at Good Ole Days

The Littlestown Area Garden Club will be selling plants suitable for late summer/early fall planting at its booth at Space 49 in Crouse Park during the Good Old Days Festival being held in Littlestown on Saturday, Aug. 16, beginning at 8 a.m. Instructor Connie Holland, left, an Adams County Master Gardener, instructs Littlestown Area Garden Club ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Littlestown, PA, Life, Food, Vegetables

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Evening Sun

Gettysburg dog park opens Saturday

Sean Umbenhouer, front, holds his pet Dunkin, a terrier and poodle mix that was rescued from the Adams County SPCA, during the Pledge of Allegiance on April 18 at the beginning of the Gettysburg Area Rec Authority open house at the Charlie Sterner Recreation Building at the Gettysburg Rec Park.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Autism Awareness Fair to be held in September

CHAMBERSBURG >> Individuals with autism, their families, friends, loved ones, and care providers are invited to the Autism Awareness Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, Family, Kids, Opinion

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