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10 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Three-month road closure planned in Straban Township

A stretch of road in Straban Township will close for a bridge repair at the end of July, according to the state's Department of Transportation.

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14 hrs ago | Evening Sun

180 bands set to rock Gettysburg

A three-day music festival will kick off Aug. 8 in Adams County, bringing 180 bands to Gettysburg from 14 states and Washington.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, Penn State Mont Alto, Mont Alto, PA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Evening Sun

Servpro observes decade providing fire and water restoration

Servpro of Gettysburg/Adams County has been providing fire and water damage restoration to area homes and businesses for over 11 years, said owner Kenneth VanHoutte who bought the franchise in 2003 with his wife Pamela.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA

PennLive.com

Pair lied about cancer treatments to obtain money from church, state police say

Jessica Louise Bentzel has been charged with lying to a church about needing money for cancer treatments in order to obtain $180, state police in Gettysburg said.

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Related Topix: Littlestown, PA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Evening Sun

State awards $13,000 to Adams County fire departments

Four Adams County fire departments will receive more than $13,000 in state grants for protection against forest and brush fires.

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Related Topix: Bonneauville, PA, Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Evening Sun

Historical society raises funds for New Oxford railroad depot purchase

The New Oxford Area Historical Society has appointed a committee to spearhead a fundraising initiative that could help the borough purchase the 1.03-acre property in the future, said Anita Kennedy-Muccino, secretary of the society.

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Related Topix: New Oxford, PA, Gettysburg, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County area police log

UNION TOWNSHIP, ADAMS COUNTY >> Ten firearms were stolen from a Union Township home on Sunday, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Gettysburg.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, PA, Pennsylvania, Gettysburg, PA, Opinion

WPMT-TV York

Hearing aid fitter shut down in Hanover, New Oxford

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a preliminary injunction has been issued prohibiting Timothy J. Rooney of New Oxford from the sale, fitting or adjustment of hearing aids.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, New Oxford, PA, York County, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Evening Sun

Not alone: Group supports young breast cancer survivors

Each woman has a unique story, but they all have one goal: helping young women with breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Gettysburg, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Adams County Heritage Festival looking for vendors

GETTYSBURG >> Applications are now being invited from food vendors, craft vendors and non-profit organizations for the twenty-third annual Adams County Heritage Festival, to take place Sunday, September 21 from noon to five at the Gettysburg Recreation Park, Long Lane.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Evening Sun

PennDOT: Route 116 in Bonneauville could reopen in October

Since March, motorists commuting between Gettysburg and Hanover have had to take a seven-mile detour around a closed section of Route 116.

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

Evening Sun

Asper man sentenced in Adams County burglary case

An Aspers man will spend seven months in Adams County Prison for his role in a slew of burglaries around the county that led to five arrests and more than $130,000 in stolen property, according to court records.

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Related Topix: Aspers, PA, Gettysburg, PA, Carroll Valley, PA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Evening Sun

Adams County judges' offices get bulletproof glass

Adams County officials will install bullet-resistant glass at the county's four magisterial district judges' offices in an attempt to heighten security.

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Evening Sun

Adams County judges' offices get bulletproof glass

Adams County officials will install bullet-resistant glass at the county's four magisterial district judges' offices in an attempt to heighten security.

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Related Topix: Bonneauville, PA, Gettysburg, PA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Evening Sun

72 confiscated guns set to be auctioned in Straban Township

Several dozen guns will be sold by a local auction company after a Cumberland Township man withdrew his petition to have the weapons returned to him.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

WPMT-TV York

Route 34 detour in Adams County

The discovery of an unmarked natural gas line has led to a detour going up on Biglerville Road about a mile north of Gettysburg in Cumberland Township, Adams County.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA

PennLive.com

Hummelstown police officer honored by Pennsylvania VFW

The Pennsylvania Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars recently recognized three recipients of its annual State VFW Public Safety Awards.

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Related Topix: Hummelstown, PA, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, PA, East Berlin, PA, Fire

Tue Jul 15, 2014

ABC 27

Adams County police chief ousted

There was a big shake-up Monday night after weeks of drama for the Eastern Adams Regional Police Department.

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Related Topix: New Oxford, PA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Evening Sun

York judge assigned to Adams suit

A York County judge was assigned to an Adams County lawsuit challenging a property tax incentive program, according to an Adams County judge's order.

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Related Topix: York, PA, Carroll Valley, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Peaches arrive unscathed, so far

Tawnya Tracey, of Tracey's Orchard, said they have plenty of peaches at the roadside store east of Greencastle.

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Related Topix: Greencastle, PA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, Weather, Franklin County, PA, Opinion

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