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19 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Teens from PA gather for Miss Teen of Pennsylvania finals

The six finalists in the Miss Teen of Pennsylvania competition Sunday at Shippensburg Univeristy were, first row from left, first runner up Cecelia Weingart, Miss Teen of Pennsylvania Julianna Franzino, second runner up Claire Kirsch and, back row from left, Carly DiPietro, Francesca Bower and Emaleigh Mowry.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Shippensburg, PA, Greensburg, PA, Clymer, PA, Greencastle, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County's reintroduced pheasants doing well so far

On a short walk from the barn into the tall grasses, Brandon Black flushes four fledglings and two hens.

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Related Topix: Trappe, PA, Weather, Opinion

Pocono Record

Junior academy prepares teenagers to be firefighters

The study on how fires burn was just one part his week at the ninth annual Junior Firefighter Academy held this week near Chambersburg.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Fire

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Some thoughs on race for Pa. governor

I nearly spit out my coffee on July 17 when I read that there was someone actually defending Gov. Tom Corbett.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Ed Rendell, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County area police log

GREENE TOWNSHIP >> Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg, are searching for an unidentified man they believe robbed Pit Stop early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Chambersburg, PA, Greencastle, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Marion man found guilty of sexual assaulting girl

CHAMBERSBURG >> Howard Wesley Weedon III was found guilty of six charges relating to the sexual abuse of a minor.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Marion, PA, Opinion

ABC 27

State police investigate robbery in Greene Township

State police are investigating a robbery that happened Sunday at a convenience store in Greene Township, Franklin County.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Mystery photo: Where in Franklin County is this?

CHAMBERSBURG >> Last week's photo was a postcard owned by local historian Mike Marotte.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Marriage licenses issued in Franklin County

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

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Gov. Corbett to visit Chambersburg Thursday

His campaign visit comes three weeks after Democratic challenger Tom Wolf spoke to small business owners in downtown Chambersburg and attended a local fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Enoch Brown Massacre commemorated Saturday

In 1764, Franklin County was the frontier of colonial America, inhabited by Scots-Irish, German, Irish, and Welsh immigrants and remained the hunting grounds of Native American tribes, in particular the Lenni Lenape, known also as the Delaware.

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Related Topix: Lenni, PA, Home, Home Listing, Greencastle, PA, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Opinion

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