Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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  1. Franklin-Fulton Reads offers mysteries for fallRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... activities for the whole family. The event opens tonight during downtown Chambersburg's First Friday, when Franklin County Library System unveils its themed reading, "Officer Buckle and Gloria" by Peggy Rathmann. Visitors may also create thumbprint ...

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  2. Judge calls admitted heroin dealer Lamar Crumpler 'a cancer' to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Evening Sun

    CHAMBERSBURG >> After an impassioned plea to the judge that included heart-wrenching letters from family members and a monologue from the defense attorney, a Franklin County judge called an admitted heroin dealer a "cancer" and sentenced him to time in state prison. Lamar Crumpler, 38, was sentenced by Franklin County Judge Carol Van Horn on Wednesday on seven counts, including heroin delivery, marijuana delivery, criminal use of a communication device and possession of paraphernalia.

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

    15 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    WEST PENNSBORO TOWNSHIP >> A Mechanicsburg man suffered major injuries in a motorcycle accident at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 1. Colby T. Ryan was traveling north on Creek Road at speeds too fast for conditions and lost control of his motorcycle, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle.

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  4. Public Notice - Public Hearing - 9/3/2015Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County Commissioners' Court will conduct a public hearing to consider a plan for the District Clerk's Technology Fund, Senate Bill 1685, to fund the preservation and restoration of the District Clerk's records.

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  5. Deficit talk greets budget season in Borough of ChambersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Stonehill said. Additionally, Chambersburg Hospital, a tax-exempt organization as determined by the Franklin County Assessor, contributes $48,000 annually to the borough's EMS vehicle operations. According to Stonehill, the total assessed value of ...

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  6. Franklin County spends $3 million of local taxes while waiting on state budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> Franklin County has dipped more than $3 million from its reserves since July to help the homeless, needy, intellectually disadvantaged, mentally ill, old and young. The county commissioners will sit down with their staff in the next week or two to see how they can continue to provide human services in the absence of state funding.

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  7. Another hot one to enjoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WPMT-TV York

    ... shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. Right now the best chance would be in the mountains and across Franklin County. Highs will flirt with 90 degrees and there may be a few more clouds during the afternoon hours. We clear out again Wednesday ...

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  8. Local jobless rate rises to 5.1 percent in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... jobs from June and down 200 from a year ago. Local housing starts have yet to recover from the Recession. Franklin County's 5.1 percent seasonally adjusted jobless rate for July was the 21st lowest among Pennsylvania's 67 counties. Rates across the ...

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  9. A Franklin County Visitors Bureau Top Pick For September: Scotland...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... is free with reservation. Reserve a ticket at http://www.ScotlandSummit.com or call 717-884-9529. The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites all to explore Franklin County PA and experience the trails of learning and discovery in business, history, ...

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  10. Hearing set for Youngstown school plan challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    The Youngstown City School Board will get a chance later this month to put the brakes on a new law that would put a Chief Executive Officer in charge of the failing city school system. A judge in Franklin County Common Pleas court has scheduled a September 29th hearing on the school board's constitutional challenge to House Bill 70, which allows reconfiguration of the academic distress commission which would appoint a CEO who would have sweeping powers over the city schools.

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  11. Franklin County Visitors Bureau Highlights 3rd Annual Dining in the DarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PRWeb

    ... sound, and smell. After dessert, when the blindfolds are removed, diners will discuss their experiences. The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites all to explore Franklin County PA and enjoy special events, the trails of history, arts, recreation, ...

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  12. Weather: Some got rain, some didn't in Sunday's stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> Sunday night's heavy rainstorm directed its fury mainly on Chambersburg, dumping about 3 inches of rain in the borough and causing widespread flooding. National Weather Service meteorologist Greg DeVoir said the Chambersburg area received enough heavy rain to cause what he called "nuisance" flooding with a lot of runoff, something confirmed by Borough Manager Jeffrey Stonehill and a dispatcher at the Franklin County's Emergency Management Department.

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  13. Court upholds decision to revoke drilling permit for North Royalton wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Cleveland.com

    Franklin County Court of Common Pleas on Thursday upheld a 2014 decision that revoked a state permit allowing Cutter Oil Co. to drill a new oil and gas well by using parts of two city streets.

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  14. Man charged in 4 slayings at Ohio home set for arraignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Evening Sun

    Prosecutors say they'll seek the death penalty for 27-year-old Robert Lee Adams if he's convicted of aggravated murder. His arraignment is scheduled for Monday in Franklin County.

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  15. Franklin County Storytelling Festival draws crowd for tales of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Roy Justice tells stories through music at the Franklin County Storytelling Festival on Saturday. A self-described singing historian, his performances attempt to explain how we are the way we are and how we got here today.

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  16. Franklin County area police log: Shippensburg woman charged with prostitution, heroin possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> Drug and prostitution charges were filed against a Shippensburg woman after Chambersburg police responded to a tip about a possible juvenile runaway Tuesday at a motel at 414 Loudon St. According to police, a caller said a 16-year-old runaway was in the company of Desirae N. Rotz and Brandan Abdallah at the motel about 9:48 p.m. When police arrived at the scene, Abdallah was found outside a room. He was held for a previous warrant.

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  17. Guy Yeager, Waynesboro, faces sentencing Wednesday on child rape convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> A Waynesboro man convicted of child rape in May is due to be sentenced on six felony charges of child rape and sexual assault of a young boy. Guy Edward Yeager, 46, was found guilty by a Franklin County jury on three counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child and one count each of corruption of minors and indecent assault of a child.

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  18. Man faces attempted homicide charges after fire destroys house in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | WPMT-TV York

    Investigators say 36-year-old Chistopher Rhone set fire to the home while 85-year-old June Rhone was sleeping. When crews arrived on the 6500 block of Mountain Drive, there were heavy flames on the first floor.

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  19. Mystery photo: Where in Franklin County ...?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Where in Franklin County are these tracks? Note the body of water next to the tracks. Take a guess and tell us what you know.

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  20. Breastfeeding Pic, Ashley Madison Affairs, Singer Dies After 'Idol' Audition: August On PatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Patch.com

    ... he died in a car crash in Bucks County. She was headed home to surprise her family . An elementary school in Franklin County is closed as officials eradicate an influx of brown recluse spiders from the building, reports say.

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