Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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  1. Pa.'s 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' on trial foraRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    ... trial Tuesday on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted three women and a teenage girl. Lauren Sulcove, Franklin County's first assistant district attorney, told the jury in opening statements that Sohael Raschid is a man who "transformed" from a ...

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  2. Franklin County Visitors Bureau Invites the Public to Be Inspired as...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites the public to celebrate with Joy Arts Studio in Greencastle, PA as it completes five years of business and helping hundreds to find joy through art. The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites the public to celebrate five years of business with Joyful Arts Studio, 21 East Baltimore Street in Greencastle.

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  3. Clothing donation bins littered with junkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The York Daily Record

    People are dumping broken furniture and other junk at bins around the county intended for donations of clothing to charity Clothing donation bins littered with junk People are dumping broken furniture and other junk at bins around the county intended for donations of clothing to charity Check out this story on ydr.com: http://ponews.co/2lsdchz Furniture mattresses and junk are left in front of clothing donation bins at this spot along the 800 block of Lincoln Way West and other areas around Chambersburg and in townships. CHAMBERSBURG - Old, broken furniture, torn and stained mattresses and other junk are littering a number of clothing donation bins around Franklin County.

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  4. A fee for state police: Fair or double taxation?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A fee for state police: Fair or double taxation? Gov. Wolf's state police fee would cost $2.5 million across Franklin County. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/2lsglOo CHAMBERSBURG - Local township officials are lobbying against Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal requiring any municipality without a local police department to pay a fee for state police protection.

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  5. Franklin County area police logRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Franklin County area police log A Chambersburg woman is charged as a fugitive from justice, police said. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/2lsomD7 Ella Mae Kelley, 60, was taken into custody at about 4 p.m. Feb. 16 for an active arrest warrant out of Maryland after police received information about a fugitive from justice living on Redwood Street.

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  6. Franklin County deed transfers: Feb. 5-11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Franklin County deed transfers: Feb. 5-11, 2017 The following deed transfers are public record in the Franklin County Registers and Recorders office. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/2lrY8QN CHAMBERSBURG - The following deed transfers, for Feb. 5-11, 2017, are public record in the Franklin County Registers and Recorders office.

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  7. Trial begins for doctor accused of sexual abuse,aRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The York Daily Record

    ... to court documents. A jury of five women and five women is hearing the case, along with four alternates. Franklin County First Assistant District Attorney Lauren Sulcove told the jury that Raschid is a man who "transformed" from a healer to someone ...

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  8. From advocate to defendant: doctor to begin trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The York Daily Record

    From advocate to defendant: Chambersburg OB/GYN to begin trial Suspended doctor set to begin two week trial on sex abuse and drugging charges. Check out this story on ydr.com: http://ponews.co/2magXHv CHAMBERSBURG - A prominent OB/GYN who was once a vocal advocate for the medical community will spend the next two weeks in a Franklin County courtroom as lawyers and witnesses dissect allegations that he drugged and sexually abused several women and one teen girl.

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  9. Buchanan the one and only president born in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | O-R Online

    ... of the commonwealth. A pyramid, of all things, stands in James Buchanan Birthplace State Park in Cove Gap, Franklin County. His family's log trading post/home stands about 18 miles away on the campus of Mercersburg Academy – not its original ...

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  10. Waynesboro attorney seeks district judge seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Pentz, who is finishing his 30th year on the bench, is the longest-serving magisterial district judge in Franklin County. He was first elected to the judgeship in in 1986 when former Judge Bruce Ingles announced his retirement. Pentz said earlier ...

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  11. Game Commission delivers annual report to legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Times Observer

    ... deer and a system for testing hunter-harvested deer. Earlier this month, a captive deer from a deer farm in Franklin County - about 25 miles east of DMA 2 - was diagnosed with CWD. We are currently working with the Pennsylvania Department of ...

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  12. Commissioners support opening access to countyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Commissioners support opening access to county radio system The Franklin County Commissioners appear set to add Mercersburg Academy to the county radio system. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/2luqkoo CHAMBERSBURG - The Franklin County Commissioners appear set to approve a new action that will allow educational institutions with private security forces to be added to the county radio system.

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  13. When fake guns are used in real crimes, theaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The York Daily Record

    It's been more than a quarter century since United States lawmakers changed the rules in an effort to better differentiate toy and imitation guns from the real - and deadly - thing, but the system remains far from foolproof. People still use these fake guns when committing crimes - including in quite a few serious incidents in Franklin County - and police must assume the weapons are real.

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  14. Shoplifters set small fire in Walmart as a diversion: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | PennLive.com

    Two shoplifters intentionally started a fire inside a Walmart in Franklin County then tried to walk out of the store with several items, according to state police. The incident occurred just before 2 a.m. Saturday at the Walmart along the 1700 block of Lincoln Way East in Guilford Township, police said.

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  15. BWC secures 13 fraud convictions in JanuaryRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... match with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Shelhart-Holleran pleaded guilty Jan. 30 in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas to one count of workers' compensation fraud, a first-degree misdemeanor. A judge set restitution at ...

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  16. How 'A Day Without Immigrants' impacted Central Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Las Palmeras Restaurant in Chambersburg was in Spanish, but the point was clear. Las Palmeras was one of six Franklin County restaurants that closed on Thursday for the protests. While many had simple messages of "closed, will be open Friday," the ...

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  17. Borough proposes fixes for heavy-traffic areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Walker Road, vehicles behind them can't turn right onto Norland Avenue, said Robert Thomas, chairman of the Franklin County Metropolitan Transportation Organization. Vehicles make a right turn from Walker Road to Norland Avenue on Wednesday, ...

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  18. How 'A Day Without Immigrants' impacted CentralaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Evening Sun

    ... Las Palmeras Restaurant in Chambersburg was in Spanish, but the point was clear. Las Palmeras was one of six Franklin County restaurants that closed on Thursday for the protests. While many had simple messages of "closed, will be open Friday," the ...

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  19. Mayor endorses medical marijuana dispensaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... and two other locations. The firm has chosen Chambersburg as the location of the second dispensary because Franklin County is at the center of the south-central region designated as one of six regions in Pennsylvania to receive permits. Those ...

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  20. 'Therapeutic Day at the Races' benefits ridingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... a prom for people with special needs. This event was sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Horses at the Franklin County Therapeutic Riding Center gather near a gate at the Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, location, in this March 2016 file photo. ...

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