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Sunday | PennLive.com

Police investigate hit-and-run collision involving bicyclist in Franklin County

The Pennsylvania State Police are looking for the driver of a car that struck a bicyclist Friday night in Franklin County.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

5 of 6 of Franklin County's school districts rank in top-third of state

FRANKLIN COUNTY >> At the start of this new school year, Franklin County school districts are working to keep their student performance among the top third and better in the state.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Mother, daughter injured in house explosion

AN OVERNIGHT HOUSE EXPLOSION IN FRANKLIN COUNTY HAS SENT TWO PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL.

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Related Topix: Explosion

ABC 27

Marietta man charged with eluding police on Route 30

Manheim Township police said they filed a criminal complaint against 28-year-old Jordan C. Hogentogler of Marietta for an incident Aug. 6. An officer tried to stop Hogentogler for a traffic violation on New Holland Avenue at Route 30, but police said he failed to stop and entered Route 30 where he sped away at a high rate of speed while weaving in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marietta, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Lancaster County, PA

ABC 27

Abigail: Rescued from a home with 30+ cats

Abigail is one of the more than 30 cats who were rescued from a Lebanon home that was condemned in July.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Myerstown, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Letter: Corbett is protecting environment

In response to the Aug. 19 editorial, I am surprised that the basic facts regarding Gov. Corbett's record of protecting the environment for future generations, as previously reported in your paper, were omitted.

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Related Topix: Ed Rendell, US Governors, Opinion

WPMT-TV York

Two injured in Franklin County house explosion

Two people were hurt in a house explosion in Franklin County Thursday night. The fire started around 10:20 p.m. at 5302 Main Street in Guilford Township.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County area police log

HAGERSTOWN, MD. >> Maryland State Police are searching for a vehicle involved in a drive-by shooting that occurred in the 20000 block of Jefferson Boulevard, near Yingling's Golf Course, between Wednesday and Thursday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

PennLive.com

Passenger pigeons found in various collections across Pennsylvania

Patrick McShea, an educator with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, pulled open a shallow metal drawer in one of the specimen cabinets of the museum's extinct bird collection.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Berks County, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

County Adult Probation preparing to use more electronic monitoring

CHAMBERSBURG >> Due to an increase in offenders requiring a specific type of supervision, Franklin County Adult Probation has been taking steps to handles the changes.

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Related Topix: Electronic, Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Local woman running for Congress speaks on "Equality Day"

HARRISBURG>> Alanna Hartzok, the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania's 9th Congressional District, was among the 24 female candidates who met Tuesday on the State Capitol steps to celebrate the 94th anniversary of women's right to vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Southampton Township, business wrangle over parking expansion

SHIPPENSBURG >> Southampton Township supervisors and U.S. Xpress are at odds about whether the trucking company can make its parking lot bigger in Franklin County.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Carlisle, PA, Chambersburg, PA, Zullinger, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg man enters plea in sex assault of girl, 12

CHAMBERSBURG >> Calvin Eugene Taylor Jr. was one of two sexual offenders to enter into a plea agreement during Wednesday's mandatory arraignments in front of Franklin County Judge Carol Van Horn.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

New Veterans Affairs director says 'no question should go unanswered'

CHAMBERSBURG >> When Justin Slep officially started as the new director of Franklin County Veterans Affairs, he had one goal in mind - make it easier for returning veterans to get help.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cumberland County to spray for mosquitoes

The Department of Environmental Protection on Monday reported eight mosquito samples testing positive in Cumberland County -- East Pennsboro, Hopewell and Middlesex townships and the boroughs of New Cumberland and Lemoyne -- and five in Franklin County -- Chambersburg and Greene, Hamilton and Washington townships.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, PA, New Cumberland, PA, Lemoyne, PA, Chambersburg, PA, West Nile Virus, Health, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Drug-related deaths drive rising autopsy costs

CHAMBERSBURG >> The county is looking to budget more money for autopsies in response to an upswing in drug-related deaths.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Medicine, Pharmacology, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Hearing for teen charged with homicide of 3 month-old postponed

CHAMBERSBURG >> A preliminary hearing for a Chambersburg teen charged with homicide was postponed from its scheduled Tuesday time until September, according to Franklin County District Attorney Matt Fogal.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Prison, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County unemployment increases in July

CHAMBERSBURG >> The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Franklin County increased to 4.9 percent in July, up three-tenths of a percentage point over the month.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Warren County, PA, Huntingdon, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

9/11 memorial service is Sept. 7 in Letterkenny Chapel

The annual service to honor the memory of those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County area police log

Pennsylvania State Police, McConnellsburg, said Amanda L. Morningstar, 21, was driving north on Pa.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, McConnellsburg, PA, St. Thomas, PA, Opinion

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