Blain, PA

Thief Pulls Bushes Out of the Ground

On Friday, the Chambersburg Police Department took a report for theft of three bushes and three plants. In the last month, we have reported the theft of Pokemon cards and pecan nuts. This adds to the list of odd thefts. Let’s hope they have a green thumb and the plants were not harmed further.
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Woman steals items from store with two young children in tow

Selinsgrove, Pa. — A woman who was accompanied by two young children put items in a backpack and walked out of a Snyder County store without paying. State police at Selinsgrove say the unidentified white woman was at Best Buy in Monroe Township on May 25 when she left without paying for multiple items. The woman allegedly concealed the items in a black backpack and left without stopping to pay for the merchandise. The woman was seen leaving the parking lot with two young children in a 2004-2005 silver Ford Taurus. Total value of merchandise stolen is $190. Anyone with information may contact PSP Selinsgrove at 570-374-8145. Trooper Wiliam Shreve is investigating.

Man steals books, flashes knife at Carlisle library

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) – A dozen books were stolen from a Carlisle library after a man showed a knife to library staff. On July 2 at 1:40 p.m. Carlisle Police were dispatched to the Bosler Free Library for a reported library. Library staff said a white man in his 30s-40s concealed 12 books in a backpack. When he was confronted about checking out the books library staff said he replied “no” and tabbed a knife he was carrying on his side.

Chambersburg woman leads police on 100 mph chase

GREENE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) arrested a woman after she led officers on a vehicle pursuit during a traffic stop on Saturday, July 2 in Greene Township, Franklin County. According to PSP, at 12:13 a.m., troopers attempted to pull over a 2007 Honda motorcycle which...

Catherine M Forster Karvois 1928~2022

Catherine M Forster Karvois passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 1, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Matilda Forster. Catherine was preceded in death by her husband of over 48 years, Joseph J. Karvois. Born in Mahanoy City, PA to a hard-working coal miner...

Books stolen from Bosler Library, police say

CARLISLE, Pa. — Police in Cumberland County are looking for the person who stole books from a library. Police said it happened on Saturday at the Bosler Free Library in Carlisle. Staff members said a man carrying a backpack stole 12 books. Staff members said when they tried to...

Police log: Car hits apartment, injuring two

A car crashed into a building in the 700 block of Bassett Drive at 10:22 a.m. Monday, damaging the multi-family family dwelling according to Chambersburg Fire and Police Departments. The driver, who was reportedly trying to park the car when the crash happened, suffered minor injuries. One occupant of the...

Overnight high-speed chase sends one to the hospital

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. — On July 2, right after midnight Pennsylvania State Police from the Chambersburg Unit attempted to preform a traffic stop on a 2007 Honda motorcycle driven by Lesley A. Scott. Police say when they used their emergency lights and sirens, Scott ignored them causing the pursuit...

Central Pa. celebrates Independence Day

LANCASTER, Pa. — Residents throughout Central Pa. participated in early celebrations for the Fourth of July on Sunday. At Western Village RV Park, Carlisle families were treated to a variety of activities, from cornhole tournaments and golf cart parades, to a patriotic slip ‘n slide. “It’s just a...

Two agricultural lending cooperatives complete merger

A merger between AgChoice Farm Credit and MidAtlantic Farm Credit has been completed. The merger officially formed Horizon Farm Credit on Friday and was voted on and approved by the membership of each Association in May and has received final regulatory approval from the Farm Credit Administration. Horizon Farm Credit...

Opinion: Declare Independence from Public Education

Today, our country celebrates the day our nation declared independence from England and established a new nation, The United States of America. This was a result of more and more colonists becoming convinced that Parliament intended to take away their freedom along with increasing oppression and corruption happening all around the world.

Another $10,000 For Brent Marks

PORT ROYAL, Pa. — Brent Marks just keeps on rolling in Pennsylvania Speedweek sprint car competition. Marks drove to his fifth victory in six nights time during round eight of the series Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway, winning the 30-lap Greg Hodnett Classic at the half-mile dirt track.

Friends of Legal Services Book Sale, July 10-30th

A three-week book drive for the 36th Annual Friends of Legal Services book sale will start on Sunday, July 10, and run through Saturday, July 30. Books of all types, used and new, hardback and paperback, in good condition, and artwork, CDs (including audiobooks), DVDs, sheet music, puzzles, and board games can be donated at the following local sites: