Adams County Newswire

Adams County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Adams County, PA.

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  1. After dry May, June produces almost too much rainRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... earlier looks pretty good, but later planted corn is just sitting in water and yellowing," Judy A. Behney of Adams County reported to the NASS at the end of June. "Some corn did not get planted due to soil moisture, and also the same for soybeans. ...

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  2. Shooter in Dillsburg murder-suicide had PTSD, father saysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    ... Office. He then committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. Williams, 33, of Mount Holly Springs in Adams County, died of a gunshot wound to the chest, the coroner's office said. She was a single parent who reveled in being the mother of ...

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  3. Hanover officials break ground on Utz Multipurpose FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... Field. "Currently we want to build up lacrosse," Swope said. "It's become a very popular sport around York and Adams County." Local sports organizations such as the Hanover Rhinos, Hanover Huskies, Hanover Public School District teams and the Utz ...

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  4. Medical mystery: A dire condition, call to poison controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Philly.com

    ... boy's urine, in his sippy cup, and in other bottles at home. Ultimately, the mother, 23, of Franklin Township, Adams County, was arrested on charges of attempting to poison both of her children. The 1-year-old got sick after drinking a bottle she ...

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  5. Family enjoys Conewago Creek after restrictions liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The York Daily Record

    ... fishing just yet. Municipalities may reserve the right to maintain the restrictions at their own discretion, Adams County emergency services department indicated in a release. The New Oxford Municipal Authority, which draws primarily from the creek, ...

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  6. Battlefield events still planned in GettysburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WPMT-TV York

    Recent rain and flooding forced the postponement of the annual Gettysburg Anniversary Reenactment, but events will still be held at the battlefield this weekend. On Monday, the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee announced the annual Gettysburg Civil War reenactment held in Adams County had been postponed until August.

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  7. Officials lift restrictions on Conewago CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | ABC 27

    ... the state Department of Environmental Protection gave the all-clear Thursday following creek water tests. In Adams County, where recreational use of the creek had been banned, officials are advising that restrictions may be lifted. However, ...

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  8. Police charge Straban man with aggravated indecent assault, other chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Evening Sun

    A 37-year-old Straban Township man is being held at Adams County prison after allegedly touching a minor inappropriately on several occasions between November 2013 and January. Joseph Edward Sanchez has been charged with aggravated indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor and corruption of minor charges, according to documents filed with Magistrate Matthew Harvey.

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  9. PennDOT: Crews plan to work on Moulstown and Pigeon Hill roads next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Evening Sun

    The York Office of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the following PennDOT Maintenance Force activity schedule for the week of July 6 to 10. All work is tentatively scheduled for Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anticipated traffic restructions are listed below: July 9 and 10: Paving with single lane restrictions on Moulstown Road, from High Rock Road to Route 30 in Paradise Township; July 7 and 8: Shoulder cutting with single lane restrictions on Moulstown Road, from Route 116 to Route 30 in Paradise and Heidelberg townships; July 9 and 10: Shoulder cutting with single lane restrictions on Pigeon Hill Road, from Iron Ridge Road to the Adams County Line in Jackson and Paradise townships.

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  10. Commissioners lift recommended restrictions along Conewago CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WPMT-TV York

    The York County Board of Commissioners effective immediately is lifting the fishing, boating and swimming restrictions recommended last month following the fire at Miller Chemical and Fertilizer in Conewago Township, Adams County. The Commissioners' recommended restrictions were put in place due to contamination of the creek following the June 8 fire at Miller Chemical.

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  11. Master Gardeners: A bog garden and its habitat creates drama and intrigueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Evening Sun

    ... Unlimited, Inc. will present a workshop on Bog Plants and Their Endangered Habitat on Sept. 26 at the Adams County Agricultural & Natural Resources Center, 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg. This event is in conjunction with the Pennsylvania ...

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  12. Rainy June is the pits for the Adams County cherry cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Evening Sun

    Cesar Pablo, a worker with Peters Orchards in Latimore Township, harvests a cherry tree Wednesday in Adams County. Recent rainfall in the area are damaging crops such as cherries.

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  13. Adams County updates disaster planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Evening Sun

    The plan, which must be updated every five years according to federal law, was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in February, said John Eline, director of Adams County emergency services. Now that the plan has been approved by commissioners, the county can apply and qualify for federal and state emergency funding.

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  14. USS Gettysburg returns artifacts to Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Evening Sun

    ... said. However, their participation in the past has been limited to just four or five soldiers who were in Adams County for a brief amount of time. "The borough of Gettysburg has its own specific flag and about 20 years ago they let us fly that flag ...

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  15. Police: Motorcyclist dies while slowing for Civil War re-enactors near GettysburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | York Dispatch

    A Franklin County motorcyclist died Monday when he crashed his Harley-Davidson as traffic ahead of him slowed for a group of Civil War re-enactors outside Gettysburg, according to police. State police in Gettysburg said Joseph Campagno, 51, of Fayetteville, was riding his Fatboy along the 2300 block of Chambersburg Road in Franklin Township, Adams County, about 9 a.m. when the vehicle in front of him slowed for pedestrians walking eastbound on the side of the road.

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  16. Police seeking who stolen jewelry, TVs belong to in York and Adams countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The York Daily Record

    West York Borough Police have posted pictures of jewelry -- and listed other items such as televisions -- that authorities have recovered and believe were stolen, according to a news release. The departments involved in the investigation are West York, Spring Garden Township Police, West Manchester Township Police, York City Police, Southwestern Regional Police and state police in Gettysburg. 4 comments

  17. Postponing the 152nd Gettysburg reenactment could boost economy in long runRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WPMT-TV York

    ... town." Whitehill says the 152nd anniversary of the battle has the potential to bring in up to $20 million for Adams County. Max Felty is the president at Gettysburg Tours and is hopeful the move will boost the economy even more. "With the ...

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  18. Fayetteville man killed in motorcycle crash in Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A 51-year-old Fayetteville man was killed following a motorcycle crash in Franklin Township this morning, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Robert Hicks said. Hicks said traffic slowed ahead of the motorcycle because of a small group of Civil War re-enactors walking in the grass next to the shoulder.

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  19. Fayetteville man dies in Adams County motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, ADAMS CO. >> State Police have identified a Fayetteville man that was killed in an Adams County crash this morning.

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  20. Adams County Republican Committee elects officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Evening Sun

    The newly elected Vice Chair Chad Collie, left, of Highland Township and newly re-elected Chair Elizabeth Hower of Huntington Township. The Adams County Republican Committee held its Bi-Annual Convention recently at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, in Gettysburg, to elect Committee Officers in accordance with the organizations by-laws.

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