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Police give parents advice after threats cancel Chambersburg football game

State police on Tuesday advised Chambersburg High School parents to monitor their children's online activity and to become more involved in their lives. Police met with parents during a forum held in response to fights and social media threats which prompted cancelation of the Chambersburg football

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 12:48:17

Chambersburg parents voice frustration over tensions, fights among students

CHAMBERSBURG - Frustration over racially based bullying, the feeling of being ignored by school officials, and a lack of communication with the school district were among the chief concerns parents and concerned community members voiced Tuesday evening in response to recent fights and tensions at th

PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-20 21:23:32

HS Golf Highlights: Northern second as Chambersburg wins Colonial Division title

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism t

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 02:15:00

Too Far: Chambersburg drops ball in football game cancellation

To play or not to play. That was the question Friday night when the Chambersburg School District made the choice to cancel the Trojans' football game on against Red Lion due to threats of a big fight/shooting possibly breaking out. "Possibly" is the key word. So, all the players from both teams have

PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-19 17:53:55

State police address Chambersburg students about threats, violence

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Not only is a criminal conviction a possible consequence of teenage fighting and threats, but also the actions could affect education, future wealth and an entire community's reputation, Pennsylvania State Police warned high-schoolers Tuesday after reports of such behavior. Sgt.

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 15:56:00

Chambersburg sets meeting on fair housing

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Borough of Chambersburg will host an information session tonight on the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and how it relates to landlords. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 6 p.m. in Bard Hall of the Eugene C. Clarke Community Center at 235 S. Third St

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 20:45:00

Franklin County Visitors Bureau preps for renovations of old bank building

The Franklin County (Pa.) Visitors Bureau will use this former bank building at 15 S. Main St. in Chambersburg, Pa., for its new headquarters after renovations are completed. The Franklin County (Pa.) Visitors Bureau will use this former bank building at 15 S. Main St. in Chambersburg, Pa., for its

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:15:00

Mid-Penn Field Hockey results for Sept. 20

Cumberland Valley;5-0;6-0 Cedar Cliff;3-2;5-2 Mifflin County;3-2;4-2 State College;2-2;4-2 Central Dauphin;2-2;3-3 Carlisle;1-4;2-4 Chambersburg;0-4;2-5 Lower Dauphin;4-0;6-1 Hershey;3-1;5-3 Red Land;2-2;5-2 Palmyra;2-2;5-3 Mechanicsburg;1-3;2-5 Susquehanna Twp.;0-4;1-7-1 East Pennsboro;5-0;8-0 Bish

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Mid-Penn Girls Tennis results for Sept. 20

Mifflin County at Central Mountain, 4 Lower Dauphin at Chambersburg, 4 James Buchanan at Camp Hill, 3:30 Cumberland Valley at CD East, 4 Red Land at Central Dauphin, 4 Bishop McDevitt at East Pennsboro, 4 Chambersburg at Harrisburg, 4 CD East at Lower Dauphin, 4 Mechanicsburg at Northern, 4 Carlisle

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Pa. State Police to host child-passenger safety events

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police will host free events today and Friday in Franklin County, Pa., to teach people the right way to transport children in vehicles. Today's event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. at Fitzgerald Toyota at 1436 Lincoln Way East. Friday's event will be from 2 to 5 p.m.

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 20:30:00

Mid-Penn Girls Soccer results for Sept. 20

State College at Central Dauphin, 3:45 Shippensburg at James Buchanan, 4 Bishop McDevitt at Milton Hershey, 4 Lancaster County Christian at West Shore Christian, 4:45 Trinity at East Pennsboro, 6:30 CD East at Mechanicsburg, 6:30 Red Land at Chambersburg, 7 Carlisle at Cumberland Valley, 7 Waynesbor

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Large pigs are on the loose in Fayetteville

State police have been called in to attempt to round them up. Emergency dispatchers reported the two pigs were running around on East Main Street. A representative from Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter has been called to the scene. Public Opinion hopes to have a video to share in the near future.

PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-20 15:01:58

Orrstown Bank collects disaster relief donations

Those interested can drop off donations to Orrstown Bank's branches, the operations center in Chambersburg, and the regional office in Harrisburg during regular business hours. The bank has even partnered with some local businesses, including the Big Spring Dental Center in Newville, to collect item

SHIPNC.COM - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

In full bloom: Hutchison family celebrates 50 years at Fisher's Florist

Colorful flowers can brighten anyone's day, and the Hutchison family of Shippensburg has been delivering sunshine to area residents for the past 50 years. L. Max Hutchison and his late wife, Joan, moved to the area from Mount Union in 1967 to purchase Fisher's Florist on East King Street from Hubert

SHIPNC.COM - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

7 things to know about the proposed Transource power line

Landowners in eastern Franklin County have been organizing to fight a proposal for building a 13-story tall transmission power line near homes and through farms and forests. Here are the basics: 1. Description: A high-voltage transmission line would be built from Shippensburg to Ringgold, Maryland.

PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-20 17:27:41

'Stop Transource' plans more meetings to protest power line

Transource has proposed a 25-mile high voltage line through eastern Franklin County, Pa. Some farmers, such as Allen and Lori Rice, are opposed to the line. Wochit QUINCY TOWNSHIP - People from across Franklin County are hoping to find ways to challenge a project that threatens full use of their pr

PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-20 20:29:33

Big Spring Dental, Orrstown Bank collect disaster relief donations

Big Spring Dental Center is partnering with Orrstown Bank to collect donations for families ravaged by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The dental office, located at 85 S. High St. in Newville, has held successful coat drives for local children the past few years, and organizer Sharon Showley said she fe

SHIPNC.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

No, this popular local restaurant is not closing

A popular local restaurant plans to be around for years to come, despite what one "news article" says. Milky Way Restaurant posted a notice on its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon warning customers of an article stating the establishment, located near the intersection of U.S. 30 and Pa. 75 in Fort

PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-20 18:51:58

OUTDOORS: Camping & the big RV show

We camped at Raystown last week and enjoyed five days of warm temperatures despite the threat of the remnants of Hurricane Irma. For two nights after going to bed, Irma showered us with what grandma might have called a soft Irish rain. With the dawns, however, came overcast skies, then partial sunsh

SHIPNC.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

Greencastle corners market on goals to rally past Waynesboro

Buy Now Waynesboro's Caitlyn Pollock, left, fires a last-second shot wide against the defense of Greencastle goalie Alyssa Gaus on Wednesday during the Blue Devils' 2-1 victory.Kevin G. Gilbert/Chief Phototgrapher WAYNESBORO, Pa. - After going down a goal early in the game, Greencastle-Antrim rallie

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 02:18:00