Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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  1. Lessons on making maple syrup in your own backyard from Penn State ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... Offered through Penn State Extension events, "Making Maple Syrup in Your Back Yard" will take place at the Franklin County Ag Heritage Building on Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. All are welcome to come to this special meeting of the Cumberland Woodland Owners ...


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

    23 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    An Orrstown man was found to be a wanted person after authorities responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. Franklin County area police log An Orrstown man was found to be a wanted person after authorities responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle.


  3. Deerfield to Kinder Morgan pipeline surveyors: Dona t tread on me.Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Recorder

    ... corporation, announced in 2014 it planed to install a pipeline passing through Deerfield and seven other Franklin County towns. Kinder Morgan subsidiary Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.'s proposed 415-mile-long, 30-inch- diameter pipeline is expected to ...


  4. No boys allowed?: Court kills bid to reverse decision that made Wilson College co-edRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 |

    Saying they lack legal standing to contest the change, a Commonwealth Court panel Thursday dismissed a bid by four alumnae of Wilson College to reverse the decision that made the private school co-ed. The state court ruling comes 2 1/2 years after the first male residential students started living and learning at the Franklin County school which had been a women-only institution for 144 years.


  5. DA: Local law enforcement will carry NaloxoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    DA: Local law enforcement will carry Naloxone Naloxone will be used by local law enforcement throughout Franklin County Check out this story on CHAMBERSBURG - Franklin County District Attorney Matt Fogal announced Tuesday that county law enforcement would be issued Naloxone to carry while they are on duty. Fogal cites the Pennsylvania Department of Health as saying "Naloxone is a medication that can reverse an overdose that is caused by an opioid drug," and that it has been in use by medical professionals for more than 40 years.


  6. PHOTOS: Chambersburg IceFest 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... in Chambersburg, Pa. Rice is a volunteer, all proceeds go to the Chambersburg Relay for Life and Leadership Franklin County. A crowd gathers to watch as kids and adults throw balls at a target for the Polar Plunge at IceFest on Saturday, Jan. 30, ...


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    Tuesday Feb 2 | WPMT-TV York

    Members of the community in Franklin County are scrambling for a solution because of a drastic number of STD cases, especially among young adults and teenagers. "The kids of Chambersburg are learning about STDs when they get one," said Joanne Cochran, President of Keystone Health in Chambersburg.


  8. Franklin County Visitors Bureau Invites All Types of Sweethearts To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | PRWeb

    Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites couples and families alike to celebrate Valentine's Day on February 12-14 in Franklin County PA. Cafe d'Italia and Bistro 71, both on North Main in downtown Chambersburg, are planning special Valentine's Day menus.


  9. Rabbit Transit names new operations managerRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | York Dispatch

    ... its central operations in York, according to a company press release. Trinkle, most recently the director of Franklin County's Transportation Department, will oversee day-to-day operations for the fixed route bus system and Shared Ride program in ...


  10. rabbittransit Names Odessa Trinkle as New Operations ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Mass Transit

    Trinkle will oversee the day-to-day operations for both the fixed route bus system as well as the Shared Ride program in York and Adams counties, which provides nearly 200,000 curb-to-curb trips a day for area residents. Prior to accepting this position, she worked for ten years with the Transportation Department of Franklin County serving as its Director since 2013, in which she managed the Shared Ride program in that area.


  11. DUI mom charged with endangering her childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WPMT-TV York

    A Franklin County woman faces multiple charges including Endangering Welfare of Children after crashing into a snow embankment over the weekend. Pennsylvania State Police say it happened at about 10:03 pm Sunday at the intersection of Spring Valley Road at Ragged Edge Road in South Guilford Township.


  12. Forum addresses impact of 'factory farming'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... divisiveness in communitiesa the list goes on. CAFOs have exploded, with about 450,000 across the U.S. In Franklin County alone, there are 1540 farms covering more than 241,000 acres. 28 of those farms qualify as CAFOs. "A large CAFO can produce as ...


  13. Franklin County Visitors Bureau Announces 2016 Civil War SeminarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | PRWeb

    Chambersburg Civil War Seminars announces its 2016 symposium scheedule, and Franklin County Visitors Bureau is again sponsoring the Chambersburg Civil War Seminars with organizer Ted Alexander and leading speaker Ed Bearss. With 25 years of educating the public, Chambersburg Civil War Seminars planned another excellent year of program to engage and elevate the understanding of history that happened in Franklin County and the Great Valley region.


  14. Doctor cuts out insurance middle manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... He also offers virtual office visits using the latest Internet technology. It's back to the basics for Franklin County's Dr. Kenneth Rictor and his pioneering movement to return to a simpler, more productive time when doctors had time to really get ...


  15. Chick-fil-A officially opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Chambersburg. CHAMBERSBURG - Just over a hundred people were waiting and ready to go through the doors of Franklin County's first Chick-fil-A restaurant when it opened early Thursday morning. The exact first 100 people to arrive at the new ...


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

    Thursday Jan 28 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Franklin County area police log Four children were removed from a Fulton Co. home after being found in deplorable conditions there, police said.


  17. Man pleads guilty to killing kittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... to the second ultimately killed it. The plea agreement calls for Barnett to spend between 2 and 23 months in Franklin County Jail for the charges, released upon approval of a home plan. Barnett said he is currently homeless, and would try to go to a ...


  18. PHOTOS Storm Jonas Cleanup on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... and having fun on the snow day brought on by winter storm Jonas. A barn, seen Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at Franklin County 4-H experienced a partial collapse sometime Sunday. Snow from winter storm Jonas collected on roofs around the region, causing ...


  19. Export impact: Group calls for pipeline hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Recorder

    ... as an "industrial" use of gas from the planned NED pipeline, which would be constructed through eight Franklin County towns on its way from Pennsylvania shale oil fields to Dracut, north of Lowell. Dracut is the hub for the Maritimes and Northeast ...


  20. Obsession could link West Virginia murder to I-81 shooting death: Special reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 |

    On a dark, lonely, snow-lined stretch of highway just north of the Maryland border, Timothy "Asti" Davison was driving home to Maine after a trip to Florida. In Maryland, a Ford Ranger started chasing him, and in Franklin County, it pushed him into median of Interstate 81. The driver got off at the Greencastle exit, came back around and leveled a .44-caliber Rossi Ranch Hand gun at Davison.