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Taste of Shippensburg event canceled

The Taste of Shippensburg event, which had originally been scheduled for Jan. 27 has been canceled. Organizers say they were unable to reach the threshold of 10 participating food establishments to create an inaugural festival. The locations that had been interested included Arooga's, Sakura, Kathy'

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-01-14 20:04:00

Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty - and books

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty. In an unusual find, researchers have discovered shreds of paper bearing legible printing that somehow survived three centuries underwater on the

PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 09:43:43

3 arrested for armed robbery in West Pennsboro

NEWVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - Three men were arrested after they robbed a business in West Pennsboro Township at gunpoint and led troopers on a chase Tuesday morning. State police said two of the men had handguns when they approached a clerk and stole cash, cigarettes, cigars, and lighters from the Big Spr

ABC27.COM - 2018-01-16 18:35:36

Courthouse project open house delayed

CHAMBERSBURG -- The Court Facility Improvement Project Open House scheduled for Tuesday evening has been canceled due to inclement weather. The open house has been rescheduled to Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Franklin County Administration Annex, 218 N. Second St, Chambersburg.

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-01-16 17:21:54

Teen accused of posting Snapchat threat about 'shooting up' a school

A 13-year-old boy accused of posting a social media threat about "shooting up" a Chambersburg Area School District school has been charged, police say. file photo Chambersburg police said they received numerous complaints Monday about the teen posting threatening messages on Snapchat. The boy was de

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 13:48:54

Police: Juvenile posted about 'shooting up' school on Snapchat

CHAMBERSBURG - A juvenile was charged after they allegedly posted on Snapchat about "shooting up" a local school, Chambersburg Police said. The juvenile was charged with one count terroristic threats, the report shows. According to the report, police received several complaints on Monday, Jan. 15

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-01-16 12:39:46

Unemployment rate dips in Franklin County

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Franklin County, Pa., continued to make improvements in November to reach levels not seen in nearly 10 years, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. The adjusted rate dropped 0.1 percent to 3.9 percent in Novem

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-01-16 02:28:00

For more bits keeps you legal

The never ending saga of Gettysburg parking rates continues. A borough worker with a rented digital machine has been changing the prices of the meters around town to reflect the new rates that recently went into effect. They should be completed shortly. There should be stickers on the meters giving

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2018-01-16 05:03:03

Thai Kitchen Brings Top-Notch Thai Classics to Florissant

If Florissant is not on your radar for outstanding Thai cuisine, Thai Kitchen(8458 N. Lindbergh Boulevard, Florissant; 314-695-5039) is about to change that. Fans of owner Andie Ongartsutthikue's cooking - and there are quite a few - might recognize the restaurant's name; the not-quite two month-o

RFT (RIVERFRONT TIMES) - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Trial set after man's life sentence, conviction for alleged molestation gets reversed

Burgund EDWARDSVILLE - A judge Friday set a firm April 30 trial date for Michael Burgund, formerly of Alton, who is free on bond after the Fifth District Appellate Court reversed his conviction and life sentence for allegedly molesting two female household members, ages 2 and 3. Circuit Judge Kyle

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-15 00:17:57

These are the schools closing Tuesday because of the cold

The bitter cold expected for Tuesday is causing a flurry of closings announced Monday evening. Schools that have announced that they will close Tuesday so far include: Collinsville Unit 10 Alton District 11 Roxana District 1 Edwardsville District 7 The Catholic Children's Home in Alton E

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 01:30:00

Seventh annual Alton Restaurant Week features 21 local restaurants

ALTON - Looking for some winter comfort food? Then plan to take part in the food-filled dining adventure that is Alton Restaurant Week. Twenty one locally owned and operated restaurants in Alton, Bethalto, Godfrey and Grafton will kick off the seventh annual event Friday, Jan. 19 which runs for 10 d

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-15 20:44:44

Alton-Wood River area hit with power outages Monday, most quickly restored

ALTON - Several hours after a power outage Monday morning, Ameren Illinois was still working to determine its cause. The outage affected about 5,200 customers on the east side of Alton and a portion of East Alton. "The outage started at 8:35 a.m.," said Brian Bretsch, Ameren Illinois communications

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-15 22:27:47

Corruption probe of new local leaders by old political rivals fails the smell test

When a police officer is involved in a shooting, the officer is put on a desk assignment and an outside agency is tasked with investigating the shooting. That arm's-length, independent look ensures there is no favoritism and that the facts lead where the facts lead. But in Madison County there is to

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 00:30:00

Dunphy: A stampede of applause for Dolly

It's time to fess up. During my only visit to Branson, I attended Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede and thoroughly blew it for the North. A Dixie Stampede employee, who had evidently been trained to recognize natural hams in the audience, selected me to represent the North in a competition with another

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 16:04:59

Local police chiefs, officers to be recognized at annual banquet

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS - Multiple officers and law enforcement personnel from local departments will be honored Thursday at the Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission (SILEC) and Southern Illinois Police Chiefs' Association (SIPCA) joint SILEC/SIPCA Awards Banquet. The 26th annual banquet will b

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 16:22:31

Thomas Turyniwicz recognized for 25 years of volunteering with SCORE

The Treasure Coast Chapter of SCORE recently recognized Thomas Turyniwicz, a long-time SCORE volunteer, with a 25-year service award for appreciation and recognition of his dedication and voluntary service to SCORE and the small business community. Turyniwicz, of Stuart, signed on initially as a sno

TCPALM - 2018-01-16 03:13:00

Dolch: Danny Visconti takes over at Indian Hills

FORT PIERCE - Turning 50 is a notable age for everyone, especially golfers. Heck, the PGA Tour Champions is set up just for the top golfers when they turn the big 5-0. So it shouldn't have been surprising when PGA Professional Danny Visconti, who will turn 50 this year, was looking for another oppor

TCPALM - 2018-01-16 18:19:00

Temperatures to dip into 40s as cold front lingers in Central Florida

Another cold front is forecast to arrive Wednesday, dropping temperatures into the 40s when you get up Thursday morning in your Treasure Coast forecast for Jan. 16, 2018. CHERYL MCCLOUD/TCPALM Wochit A cold snap that moved into Central Florida late Friday will continue to produce chilly weather, wi

TCPALM - 2018-01-16 13:45:49

Florida Pro surf contest opens a new era

Space shuttles were still soaring from nearby Kennedy Space Center the last time Sebastian Inlet hosted a men's and women's international pro surfing event. And, just like the space program a decade later, a new era also is launching on the waves. The inaugural Florida Pro, featuring a star-studded

TCPALM - 2018-01-16 06:14:33