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Walker to lecture at Gettysburg College

William "Bill" Walker will give a free public lecture at Gettysburg College on Sept. 25, explaining how the discovery of marginalia in a forgotten book at Musselman Library exposed a conspiracy and cover-up during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive of World War I. By following the evidence, Walker discover

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:05:46

What is the Dragonfly Bus, and why is it in Gettysburg?

LeRoy Herr and Heather Platen have been living in and traveling across the U.S. in their 1953 custom Chevy bus. Dubbed 'Dragonfly bus,' it has become a traveling canvas, welcoming all to paint their mark on it. Ty Lohr, The Evening Sun It's not too often you can decorate an attraction in Gettysburg

EVENING SUN - 2017-09-19 16:42:19

Carlson named Outstanding Young Conductor

For his exemplary leadership and musicianship in the choral field, as well as the impact he has had on the quality of the Bermudian Springs High School music program, Matt Carlson was named the winner of the Pennsylvania American Choral Directors Association 2017 Outstanding Young Conductor. "Matt's

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:05:48

Fall vegetative cover for erosion control

The Adams County Conservation District (ACCD) wants to remind anyone conducting earth moving activities that now is the prime time to establish cool season grass cover on those disturbed areas. According to the Penn State Agronomy Guide, permanent vegetative stabilization should be done during the e

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:05:48

State revenue plan concerns Conewago

For the Gettysburg Times Conewago Township Supervisors expressed concern Monday after receiving a phone call from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources informing them their reserved grant funding could be in jeopardy. "We received a phone call from DCNR about our recreation grants, an

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:05:46

Search on for new G'burg High principal

The search for the next Gettysburg Area High School (GAHS) principal has begun after Mark Blanchard was approved for hire by the Cumberland Valley School District (CVSD). Blanchard, current GAHS principal, was hired as executive director at Cumberland Valley High School with a $121,570 salary, accor

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:05:44

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It is just not going to stop. Now three congressmen want to remove General Lee's statue from Antietam National Battlefield. Battlefields such as Antietam, Gettysburg and others are not there in support of one side or the other. Instead, they are there to remember those whose lives were lost, not the

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

New Ox woman accused of stealing from Christian camp

Times Staff Reports A New Oxford woman is accused of stealing more than $2,000 from a Hamilton Township-based Christian camp where she was employed. Melissa Godinez, 45, was charged with four counts each of theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception, and receiving stolen property, stemming from al

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:05:45

New business: Escape from reality, get pampered at Quinn-tesen-Shel

COB51, an art studio that opened in Westminster two years, is opening a second location in August on 34 York Street in Hanover. Lindsey Welling, The Evening Sun. Everyone needs to be pampered. That's the mindset of Shelley Quinn, owner of Quinn-tesen-Shel Body Spa, and why she offers a chance to "

YDR.COM - 2017-09-20 15:11:21

Crime in the Hanover area: Stories from August, September

Evening Sun reporter Kaitlin Greenockle revisits crime news in the Hanover area every week in the crime wrap-up. Catch up on stories in the news during August and September. Read more stories and police logs in the crime section of eveningsun.com. And take a lighter look at some of the weird thing

EVENING SUN - 2017-09-20 11:30:00

FCPS transportation facilities to get multimillion-dollar overhaul

The school district's transportation facilities will receive a much-needed overhaul after a nearly $14 million project was recently approved by the Board of Education. The project, which will be completed in five phases to defer costs, looks to improve Frederick County Public Schools' bus maintenanc

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-09-21 02:00:00

'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

Franklin County man killed in Monday night crash

A Franklin County man was killed late Monday as a result of a single-vehicle crash in Quincy Township. Darryl S. Hockenberry, 20, of Orrstown, was traveling north on Wayne Highway near Shady Lane in Quincy Township around 11 p.m. Monday when he failed to negotiate a left curve in the road, according

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 14:47:00

Local opens GCCA's 74th season

Gettysburg Community Concert Association welcomes home a "local girl" with the opening concert of the 74th Concert Season when "Silver and Strings" quartet performs Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m. at the Gettysburg Area High School auditorium. Former Gettysburg resident Julee Hickcox, now principal piccolo with

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:06:32

Locals help clean up after hurricane

National Park Service (NPS) staff members at Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) are supporting parks throughout Florida, the Caribbean, and the Atlantic coast to assist with clean-up and damage assessment efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma, according to an NPS news release. There are current

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:06:29

Timber! GMA cashing in on trees

Trees near the Sachs Covered Bridge are scheduled to be removed and replaced in the next few months. The Gettysburg Municipal Authority (GMA) will receive $2,400 for the timber being removed near its water treatment plant. The GMA Board was unanimous Monday in approving a contract with Brumbaugh Lum

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:06:34

Setting fires lands woman in lockup

BY VANESSA PELLECHIO Times Staff Writer Setting fires to get out of work early landed a Littlestown woman a local prison sentence Monday in Adams County Court. Tina Jones, 43, pleaded guilty without an agreement June 22 to two counts of reckless burning stemming from two incidents at her place of em

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:06:33

1954: So much for that bridge

On September 28, 1954, Kenneth Musselman of Glen Burnie, Md., was driving a truck carrying 4,000 gallons of gasoline along Route 94. Road construction between York Springs and Hampton sent him along a detour into unfamiliar territory. As he searched for a way to get to Route 15 so he could head to H

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:06:31

2 appointed to ACNB boards of directors

Todd L. Herring and D. Arthur Seibel Jr. were appointed to the boards of directors of ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank as a result of the acquisition of New Windsor Bancorp Inc. and New Windsor State Bank by ACNB Corporation, effective July 1. According to ACNB Corporation President and Chief Executiv

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:06:30

Support rule of the law

Editor, Gettysburg Times, There have been several letters published taking President Donald Trump to task over his repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) but they do not acknowledge his legitimate reason for doing this. That is that President Obama issued an unconstitutional executi

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:06:29