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1 hr ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Town Hall meeting calls attention to "critical" heroin problem, new rehabilitation programs

Chambersburg >> Franklin County Coroner Jeff Conner brought together local law enforcement and advocates Tuesday night, for a town hall meeting about the rising drug overdose problem in Franklin County.

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5 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Register now for May 3 geology field trip

WAYNESBORO >> A few seats remain available for Renfrew Institute's annual geology field trip, "Discovering Natural Treasures Beneath Your Feet," to take place May 3 and focus on geological formations of nearby sites.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg to hold July 14 hearing on planning map

CHAMBERSBURG >> Chambersburg Borough Council has approved an initial draft of its Official Map, a planning tool for the borough, and has scheduled a public hearing on July 14. Paul Cullinane, economic development specialist for the borough, is heading the project along with Phil Wolgemuth, director of land use and development and a committee of ... (more)

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Franklin County area police log

Chambersburg >> Christie Michelle Henn, 30, Chambersburg, was charged April 11 after police were called because she was allegedly "yelling on her phone" near a residence in the 500 block of Hamilton Avenue at 2:59 a.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg.

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Franklin County birth announcements

Greencastle >> Justin David Schildt and Tearanie Lachae Dobbins, Greencastle, had a son, Kayden Ryder Schildt, at 8:07 a.m. April 4, 2014, in Waynesboro Hospital.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County Literacy Council seeks volunteers to help tutor

FRANKLIN COUNTY >> Volunteer tutors are needed across Franklin County to assist with adult literacy training through the Franklin County Literacy Council.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Holy Week services in Franklin County

Holy Week services at Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 S. Second St., include Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. April 17; Good Friday service at noon April 18; Stations of the Cross at 5 p.m. April 18; and Easter services at 8 and 10:10 a.m. April 20. For details, call 264-6351.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

District Attorney says town hall on drug overdoses 'critical'

CHAMBERSBURG >> Local officials will lead a town hall to discuss drug overdoses on Tuesday, April 15, and say that understanding the issue is critical to the community.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg mayor endorses Art Halvorson

Chambersburg Mayor Darren Brown announced his endorsement of Halvorson during a campaign event Thursday at the Mont Alto Fire Hall.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Easter egg hunts in Franklin County and region

Spring is here, and so is the season for hunting Easter eggs. Here are some scheduled egg hunts in the area: Southampton Park, Airport Road: By Mongul Church, 10 a.m.-noon ; for ages 10 and younger, a hunt for 10,000 eggs, as well as games, crafts, food and give-aways; start times staggered; www.mongulchurch.com .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Dairy Princess candidates sought

Franklin County >> The Franklin County dairy industry is seeking candidates to serve as County Dairy Princess for a one year period beginning in mid-May. Any single young woman from a dairy background or with an interest in the dairy industry can consider devoting a year of her spare time helping to further the interest of the largest industry in ... (more)

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Mystery photo: Where in Franklin County is this?

Where in Franklin County is this? Bonnie Taylor brought in this photo to share. Anyone remember this event and where it was? Call Robin at 262-4774 or email rlayton@publicopinionnews.com.

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Crews from 3 counties respond to barn fire

According to officials, firefighters arrived at the scene in the 4400 block of Fetterhoff Chapel Road in Franklin County between New Franklin and Mont Alto just after 8 p.m. Crews were at the scene for several hours and needed additional tankers to fight the fire.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Fire consumes mobile home in Guilford Township, leaves two family pets dead

GUILFORD TOWNSHIP >> An early morning fire destroyed much of a mobile home at 640 Mickey Inn Lane in Guilford Township on Saturday and killed two family dogs.

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Marriage licenses issued in Franklin County

Chambersburg >> The following marriage license applications dated March 26 to April 8, 2014, are part of the public record at Franklin County Courthouse.

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Wilson seeking volunteers to plant 'Trees for Tomorrow'

CHAMBERSBURG >> Volunteers are being sought to plant more than 300 native trees and shrubs along the Conococheague Creek on the Wilson College campus on April 26. The event kicks off "Trees for Tomorrow," a county-wide effort to plant 150,000 new trees in the Conococheague Watershed.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Holy Week services in Franklin County

Chambersburg: United Churches of the Chambersburg Area will host community Good Friday and Easter services on April 18 and 20. From noon to 3 pm April 18, area pastors and musicians will present "The Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ from the Cross" in 25-minute segments at Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West.

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Brush fire season calls for care in checking conditions

A brush fire scorched the ground this week during a fire off Chapel Road in Guilford Township.

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Refinancing of county bond saves $1.3 million

Chambersburg >> Franklin County Commissioners voted to refinance $8.9 million of a 2004 bond during a public meeting Thursday evening.

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Take care, A talk with . . .

Art Caron, social worker and behavioral health therapist with Keystone Behavioral Health, Chambersburg: This is the first in a four part series on mental health, taking a look at why having access to mental health care is important to our community and why people don't seek help.

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