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Waynesboro police seek help in identifying suspect in attempted carjacking
WAYNESBORO, Franklin County — Waynesboro Police are seeking help in identifying the suspect in an attempted carjacking that took place at the Waynesboro Water Works car wash on West Main Street between 4 p.m. on Dec. 22 and 8:52 a.m. on Dec. 23, 2018.
32 overdose deaths reported in Franklin County in 2018
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Franklin County, Pa., had 32 overdose deaths in 2018, compared to 35 in the previous year. Franklin County District Attorney Matt Fogal said he doesn't know whether most people will consider the two numbers to be comparable, a beneficial decrease because of the value of each life
Pennsylvania's oldest licensed tavern closes its doors Saturday night
BLUE BELL (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's oldest licensed restaurant and bar closes it's doors Saturday night. Luke Myers, bar manager at the Broad Axe Tavern, says the new owner of the restaurant had been running this historic business for a decade now.
Sale of Special Events Center stalled
GREENCASTLE — The Rescue Hose Co. is renewing efforts to find a way to overcome the zoning hurdle that has blocked the sale of its Special Events Center. At last week's council meeting, Tim Myers, a fire company trustee, said Rescue Hose Co. wants to move forward with plans announced last year to se
Taneytown police chief, officer on administrative leave after FBI executed search warrant at department
The city of Taneytown has placed its chief of police, William Tyler, and another officer on administrative leave after federal law enforcement agents executed a sealed search warrant at the Taneytown Police Department on Tuesday.
Franklin County declares opioid crisis
FRANKLIN, Pa. - Franklin County declared itself in an opioid crisis as overdose deaths continue to increase over the years at an alarming rate. District Attorney Matt Fogel presented to the public Franklin County's attempt at prevention, treatment, law enforcement and recovery programs that they wil
Waynesboro, township struggle with fire protection deal
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — With one intermunicipal agreement for fire service reached in the Waynesboro area, frustrations with a second agreement were aired Wednesday night at a Waynesboro Borough Council meeting.
Hagerstown Council hears how the downtown benches have been working
Hagerstown, Md. - The City of Hagerstown is evaluating how the benches installed downtown are working. Four benches were installed in September of 2017. They were placed to provide an amenity to those who visit downtown Hagerstown. Hagerstown Police Chief Paul Kifer informed the council that there h
Man dies after car hits wall at Sheetz on E. Washington St. in Hagerstown
One person died and another was seriously injured after a vehicle crashed into a retaining wall early Thursday at a convenience store on East Washington Street in Hagerstown. The crash happened shortly after 1 a.m., when a black Honda Accord being driven by Ruben Antonio Molina Ramirez, 24, of Montg
Bioidentical hormones give teacher her life back
WAYNESBORO, Pa. – In 2007, fourth-grade teacher Fawn Stitely started experiencing symptoms of perimenopause. By the end of 2014, she was miserable. “I was having 17 hot flashes a day – it was like a contraction; I would time them, and they would be three minutes long,” she explained. “I would litera
Provider reflects on time as patient at Summit Women’s Group
WAYNESBORO, Pa. – When Hagerstown resident and Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Lexi Batey became pregnant and transitioned from well-woman to prenatal care at Summit Women’s Group in Waynesboro, she knew she would be more than just a number.
Driver critically injured in Chambersburg crash
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A driver was in critical condition at a hospital after crashing into a truck trailer Wednesday night. Chambersburg police said a GMC Envoy struck the tractor-trailer as it was pulling out of a driveway in the 1500 block of Orchard Drive around 8:19 p.m.
Pennsylvania man charged in iPhone scam
Gabriel Evangelista Rosario — FAIRFIELD — Gabriel Rosario, a 33-year-old man from Hazleton, Pa., was charged with identity theft after allegedly scamming a local resident. On Jan. 13, a Fairfield resident reported they had been a victim of identity theft when they provided an individual impersonatin
WASHS basketball makes strides toward inclusion
WAYNESBORO — Friday night's boys' basketball game between the Waynesboro Indians and the Northern York Polar Bears is sure to be one for the books. Not only is it a matchup between the two top teams in the Mid-Penn Colonial Division, but the Indians will have a special ceremony with the Waynesboro A
Driver flown to Hershey Medical Center following crash in Franklin County
Chambersburg Police are investigating a crash involving an SUV that hit the trailer of a tractor trailer on Wednesday night. The vehicles collided in the 1400 bloc of Orchard Drive, but the time of the crash was not provided by police.
An Emergency Guide in Case Your Power Goes Out in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware
A triple threat of winter storms and bitter cold is cranking up as we speak to slam into the Philadelphia region and tri-state area of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Preparedness will be key ahead of what is turning into a weekend mess and Monday mayhem. Luckily, the forecast is allowing eve
One person flown to hospital after crash in Chambersburg
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa.– One person was flown to the hospital after a crash. On January 16, police responded to the 1400 block of Orchard Drive in Chambersburg for an auto accident.
Former Franklin County sheriff seeks to return to post in election
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A former Franklin County, Pa., sheriff has announced that he will seek election to the seat he previously held for eight years. Dane Anthony, 59, announced in January 2015 he wouldn't seek election to the coming four-year term. Jim Brown was elected sheriff and has been serving i
Humane society plans to spay strays
WAYNESBORO — Officials at Antietam Humane Society have voiced plans to enact a new spay and neuter service for stray animals by the end of the year. “We are planning on doing this a few times a year and are currently deciding how best to implement it,” explained AHS Executive Director Kacie Morrell.
Pennsylvania family says quick-thinking 9-year-old saved grandmother
CHESTER, Pennsylvania -- A 9-year-old girl said she knew something was wrong when she arrived at her grandmother's house before school last week. What she did with that information took courage and might have very well saved her grandmother's life.