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2 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Greene Township landfill wants to accept more waste

The company has filed an application with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to increase the average daily volume at the Greene Township facility by about 50 percent.

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7 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Marriage licenses issued in Franklin County

CHAMBERSBURG >> The following marriage license applications dated Aug. 12 to 15, 2014, are part of the public record at Franklin County Courthouse.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Collecting purses to help victims of sex trafficking

Franklin County Church Women United are hard at work collecting purses. Seated are Beverly Peters, left, of St. John's United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg; and Jenny Waters , Unity in Christ Church, 4301 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Former Shanksville man to speak at 9/11 chapel service

CHAMBERSBURG>> A 9/11 Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at the historic Letterkenny Chapel near Letterkenny Army Depot.

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Related Topix: Shanksville, PA, Chambersburg, PA, US Military, Letterkenny Army Depot, US Army, Waynesboro, PA, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County area police log

Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg, are investigating the theft of a 2004 Acura TL from 41 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, between 5:30 p.m. Monday and 12:58 a.m. Tuesday.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cooler and wet summer this year, more to come

FRANKLIN COUNTY >> It's been a cool and wet summer this year, but not the coldest on record, according to climatologists.

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

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Colleges prepare for students going back to school

Incoming students begin to acclimate themselves to college life Monday during a Resource Fair at Shippensburg University.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin county area police log

ANTRIM TOWNSHIP >> A Greencastle man was sent to the hospital after his vehicle crashed into a residence in the early morning Sunday, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Judge: Shreffler's grievance was open for arbitration

Chambersburg boys basketball coach Shawn Shreffler, shown here coaching a game in March 2012, has received another favorable court ruling associated with his firing and subsequent reinstatement as coach.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Education Etc., Opinion

ABC 27

Fire marshal investigates house fire in Antrim Township

Emergency crews arrived at the scene on the 11300 block of Stull Road in Franklin County just after 8 a.m. The government wants to recoup benefits paid to relatives of an Ohio man who was declared legally dead and then turned up alive.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Fatal crashes in Franklin County

A group of Alabama hunters are celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Historians recreate colonial farm life for visitors

The Negley farm at the Conococheague Institute in Welsh Run offers walking paths, historic log structures, a village, gardens and more.

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Related Topix: Mercersburg, PA, Opinion

CBS Local

Pennsylvania Woman Fights Ohio Rescue Over Dog

A Pennsylvania woman's four-month fight to get her dog back from a central Ohio rescue group has turned into a full-fledged legal battle and Internet war.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Hamilton Township to be sprayed for mosquitoes

CHAMBERSBURG>> Parts of Hamilton Township will be sprayed Monday to reduce high populations of mosquitoes capable of transmitting West Nile Virus.

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

WPMT-TV York

Fatal motorcycle crash in Franklin County

A fatal crash involving a motorcycle slowed traffic along the 13000 block of Path Valley Road in Metal Township, Franklin County.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Rail project to benefit Letterkenny Munitions

CHAMBERSBURG>> The railroad tracks serving Letterkenny Army Depot and the Cumberland Valley Business Park will get a near $1 million makeover next year.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Major road improvements in store for Chambersburg area

HARRISBURG>> Pennsylvania's 12-year transportation plan adopted Thursday by the State Transportation Commission includes construction projects on Interstate 81 in Franklin County: Build an interchange on Interstate 81 south of Chambersburg between Swamp Fox Road and Wayne Avenue .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County area police log

A Greencastle teenager suffered minor injuries when he lost control of his vehicle on a left turn near 13858 Worleytown Road and hit a utility pole, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Marriage licenses issued in Franklin County

CHAMBERSBURG >> The following marriage license applications dated Aug. 7 to 12, 2014, are part of the public record at Franklin County Courthouse.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Lawyers wrap up Calvin Beam murder case

CHAMBERSBURG >> Two attorneys gave their final pleas to a Franklin County jury Thursday morning in the case against Steffawn Springs who is accused of shooting Calvin Beam.

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