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6 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

3 charged in Shippensburg Rite Aid robbery

Police identified the suspects through a joint investigation with the Pennsylvania State Police Troop H Vice Unit and the Franklin County Drug Task Force.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

More Franklin County mosquitos test positive for West Nile

FRANKLIN COUNTY >> The Franklin County West Nile Virus program will be conducting truck mounted ultra-low volume mosquito control operations in parts of Hamilton, Washington, Quincy and Antrim townships in Franklin County.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Waynesboro, PA, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

YMCA bringing Advocacy Days to community leaders

CHAMBERSBURG >> Local officials will visit Chambersburg Memorial YMCA two days next week to learn about the opportunities offered there and how they impact the community.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Mont Alto, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Leisher selected for Kristin Runyon Scholarship

Jena Leisher, second from right, of Chambersburg was presented with the 2014 Kristin Runyon Memorial Scholarship by Barbara Runyon, right, the mother of the late Kristin Runyon.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Medicine, Nursing, Penn State Mont Alto, Mont Alto, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County birth announcements

CHAMBERSBURG >> Robert Andreas III and Ashley Jacobs Norris, Chambersburg, had a daughter, Isabel Jae Norris, at 12:12 p.m. July 6, 2014, in Chambersburg Hospital.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Orrstown, PA, Mercersburg, PA, Waynesboro, PA, St. Thomas, PA, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Probation, domestic relations employees get raise in new contract

CHAMBERSBURG >> Employees in three of the county's court-related offices will receive a raise in an arbitrated contract with the county.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County area police log

Pennsylvania State Police, McConnellsburg, said Joshua Allen Gosnell, 20, of 320 Cooper Lane, McConnellsburg, and a 17-year-old from McConnellsburg were charged in connection with three burglaries and another attempted burglary.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, McConnellsburg, PA, Opinion

ABC 27

Driver arrested after Steelton flood rescue

A man who drove into a flooded Dauphin County roadway during Sunday night's storm landed in even more hot water after his rescue, according to police.

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Related Topix: Steelton, PA, Dauphin County, PA, Lancaster County, PA, New Holland, PA

ABC 27

New Holland woman charged in baby's death

Marie Guepsie Lavaud, 30, was charged Wednesday with concealing the death of a child and abuse of a corpse.

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Related Topix: New Holland, PA, Lancaster County, PA, Dauphin County, PA

ABC 27

Police: Camp Hill man assaulted officer

Isaac Alleman Miller, 24, was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct following an incident Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of South Front Street, according to West Shore Regional police.

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Related Topix: Camp Hill, PA, Dauphin County, PA, Retail, Rite Aid, Lancaster County, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Restaurant roundup: Franklin County area dining news

Hoover's Grill and Ice Cream, 2019 Lincoln Way East, announced in late June that it was under new ownership.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Chambersburg, PA, Greencastle, PA, Waynesboro, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County Marriage Licenses

CHAMBERSBURG >> The following marriage license applications dated July 15 to 22, 2014, are part of the public record at Franklin County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

ABC 27

Robbers threaten pharmacy employees with knife

State police are looking for two suspects involved in an armed robbery at a Rite Aid pharmacy in Franklin County.

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Related Topix: Lancaster County, PA, New Holland, PA, Middletown, PA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg Police investigating theft at Memorial Pool

Chambersburg Police are investigating the theft of a beach bag from Memorial Park Pool on July 20 around 4:06 p.m. and have released this survelliance photograph of the suspect.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

WPMT-TV York

Armed robbery at Franklin County pharmacy

A manhunt for two armed suspects in the robbery of a Rite Aid Pharmacy in Franklin County.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County manufacturing, logistics lead economic recovery

CHAMBERSBURG >> Franklin County's manufacturing and logistics employers have led the recovery in the five years since the end of the Great Recession.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

WPMT-TV York

Illegal Mexican citizens captured in Franklin County sentenced to prison

Two Mexican citizens in the United States illegally are sentenced to prison. Both men were apprehended in Franklin County in 2013 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Enforcement and Enforcement and Removal Operations agents.

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Related Topix: Prison

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Editorial: Wild pheasants making welcome return to Pa.

Rural south-central PA residents who grew up in the sixties and seventies may remember seeing ringnecked pheasant hens leading their chicks across a country road.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Stars and Stripes

In 1864, Carlisle area residents rallied to support residents of burned-out Chambersburg

Hundreds of refugees driving thousands of head of livestock were heading east on local roads bound for Harrisburg and safety beyond the Susquehanna River.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Carlisle Barracks

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Korean War veteran has seen the world

Dick Hoover, Fort Loudon, served in the Air Force during the Korean War. Hoover handled his security dog, Pess, during his service.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Fort Loudon, PA, US Military, US Air Force, Prison, Opinion

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