Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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

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  1. Warm weather and sunshine expected for holidayaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... the United States Colored Troops were buried at the site. Monday is nationally recognized as Memorial Day. FRANKLIN COUNTY- With many people across the nation looking to a three-day weekend, Franklin County residents and other Pennsylvanians can ...

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  2. The Capitol Theatre: Chambersburg's historic gemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... "The Waning Sex," a comedy starring Norma Shearer and Conrad Nagel. According to documents located in the Franklin County Historical Society, the capacity crowd (filling more than 800 seats) was awestruck by the unannounced presence of motion ...

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  3. Welcome spring with a garden tourRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Chamber of Commerce, Carl's Drug Store and Lucky Girl in Greencastle; Renfrew Museum in Waynesboro; Franklin County Visitors Bureau, 37 South Main St, Chambersburg; Snavely's in Fayetteville; and Lovell's in Hagerstown, Maryland. Tickets will be ...

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  4. Police reportedly find heroin, money and guns in city homeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Butler Eagle

    ... e is not charged. However, court records say in 2006 he was convicted of three separate felony drug cases in Franklin County.

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  5. Lawn and garden: cool, wet spring took toll onaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Lawn and garden: cool, wet spring took toll on crops Ample spring rain and cooler-than-normal temperatures delayed some activity on farms. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/1TJK943 According to the National Weather Service, most of Franklin County had approximately 3 to 4 inches of rain in May as of May 26. Even though this is considered normal for May, the pattern of rainfall combined with the cooler temperatures throughout the month delayed some field activity on farms.

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

    Thursday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Franklin County area police log Two women suffered injuries after having to be extricated from a vehicle during a crash, police said. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/1THJdNH AYR TOWNSHIP - Two people suffered injuries in a crash, and had to be extricated from their vehicle, the morning of May 18, according to Pennsylvania State Police, McConnellsburg.

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  7. Chambersburg Police and Hospital work together inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... it's best to keep running so we can maximize the learning." Williams thanked Chambersburg Police and the Franklin County Emergency Management agency for participating in the exercise with them, while Morrissette thanked the hospital for bringing ...

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  8. Locals learn how to save lives from opioidaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... attendees learned how to recognize, prevent, and react to an opioid or painkiller overdose. According to Franklin County District Attorney Matt Fogal, in 2015 police officers in just a handful of counties in Pennsylvania that were carrying naloxone ...

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  9. Mont Alto: 'A Pennsylvania Treasure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The area we know today as the town of Mont Alto in Quincy Township, Southern Franklin County, was first settled in 1807 when the Iron Works were built by Col. Daniel Hughes and his son Samuel and named "Mont Alto.

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  10. Man found guilty of rape of unconscious womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Man found guilty of rape of unconscious woman A Shippensburg man disputed the woman's consciousness, but was ultimately found guilty. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/1TCtX4z Luke MacGregor Wilbur, 23, was convicted after about 20 minutes by a Franklin County jury, of one count of rape of an unconscious victim, for what prosecutors say was a rape that occurred on Aug. 9, in the early morning hours after the two had been at a party.

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  11. Franklin County deed transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Franklin County deed transfers 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/1TCtnDS CHAMBERSBURG - The following deed transfers, from May 8-14, 2016, are public record in the Franklin County Registers and Recorders office.

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  12. Playhouse proceeds to benefit animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... from Friday, May 27 through Sunday, June 12. The show is sponsored by M & T Bank and the Ludwick Eye Center. Franklin County Visitor's Bureau is the Season Sponsor for Totem Pole Playhouse's 66th summer season. Emmy Award-winning actress, Loretta ...

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  13. King Street Church expands downtown footprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... It pays real estate taxes on much of the property it owns, including a community center, according to Franklin County Chief Assessor Gary Martin. More than a decade ago the church decided to remain in the borough. It has expanded its main church ...

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  14. Work starts on replacing Fulton County bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... in the next two years under a near-billion-dollar contract with Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners. Five in Franklin County are being replaced. PWKP will hold a meeting about the Cito Road bridge from 4 to 6 p.m. on May 31 at the Ayr Municipal ...

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  15. Pennsylvania man dies after falling from Ocean City hotel balconyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Post-gazette.com

    ... loor balcony at an Ocean City hotel. Ocean City police said that 29-year-old Jordan M. Hess of Chambersburg, Franklin County, died shortly after crews arrived on the scene Saturday evening at the Stowaway Grand Hotel.

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  16. Franklin County man dies after falling from hotel balcony in Ocean CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | WPMT-TV York

    Police say 29-year old Jordan M. Hess, of Chambersburg, fell from an 8th story balcony at the Stowaway Grand Hotel on the 2100-block of Baltimore Avenue. It happened just before 7:30 Saturday night.

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  17. Picking strawberries: Now's the timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Picking strawberries: Now's the time Local growers say this year's strawberry crop will be among the best in recent years Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/1Tx2t0q FRANKLIN COUNTY - It looks like this year's strawberry crop will be among the best in recent years, with the first local berries ready to pick as early as this week. Country Creek Produce will open its almost five-acre strawberry patch to the public Monday, offering not only a pick-your-own experience for customers, but also a variety of fun activities for families.

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  18. Education digestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... is offering back-to-school immunization clinics for uninsured or under-insured children this summer at the Franklin County State Health Center, 375 Floral Ave., Suite 101, Chambersburg. The clinics will be offered on June 22 and July 13 from noon ...

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  19. Tuscarora educates families on natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... out to the public. The other activities included building a bluebird box, and talks by a bee keeper and the Franklin County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Club. Visitors could also view a rocks and minerals display.

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  20. Remembering those who have gone beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... of war. Paul Cullinane, Jr., secretary of the Board of Directors for the Historic Letterkenny Chapel and Franklin County Veterans and 9/11 Memorial Park, estimated that about 25 veterans were in attendance Saturday morning. "It's an opportunity in ...

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