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Appreciating the sacrifices made at Gettysburg

A paved path stretches into the woods behind the museum and visitor center at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. It’s shaded with trees and lined with wildflowers and markers pointing the way to Soldiers’ National Cemetery, Meade’s Headquarters, monuments and other significant sites located throughout the 6,000-acre grounds.

Pennsylvania college newspaper editorial board wants ‘Bullets’ mascot changed

The Gettysburg College student newspaper editorial board in Pennsylvania is calling for the school’s mascot, the “Bullet,” to be changed because of nationwide gun violence.  In an editorial published online by the Gettysburgian on June 13, the board argues that its mascot, the “Bullet” is an “embarrassment” to students. “So how do we as a College most frequently recognize our connection to ‘those who here gave their lives that that nation might live’? With our mascot, the ‘Bullet.’ By identifying our school spirit with the weapon that took those lives,” the editorial states. The writers of the editorial then state that “Gun violence in America is rampant”...

Strong storms wreak havoc across the Susquehanna Valley

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. — Strong storms slammed through the Susquehanna Valley on Friday afternoon, hitting the hardest in York and Lancaster counties. As News 8's Jeremy Jenkins reports, Millersville, Lancaster County, was one of the hardest-hit areas and residents were stunned at the damage. You can watch his full story above.

Greg Fuller wins spring 2022 photo contest

Congratulations to Greg Fuller who has won the Connection’s Spring 2022 photo contest. Fuller’s photo was of the the Rowan Artillery (CSA) on the Right Flank of the Army of Northern Virginia. Fuller won by one vote in a very close contest among 26 photo entries. We’ll be...

Overlea man convicted of murder in connection with fatal 2020 stabbing

OVERLEA, MD—An Overlea man has been convicted on murder charges in connection with a fatal stabbing in 2020. Jimmy Foye, 63, was convicted on Tuesday of the murder of Irma Garrido Ruiz in Baltimore County Circuit Court. At 12:30 p.m. on January 3, 2020, Ruiz was found dead inside her Reisterstown home. She had been stabbed 44 times. Ruiz’s cellphone … Continue reading "Overlea man convicted of murder in connection with fatal 2020 stabbing" The post Overlea man convicted of murder in connection with fatal 2020 stabbing appeared first on Nottingham MD.

UnBEARably unbelievable bear spotting in Owings Mills

When Owings Mills resident Kayan Jones received an alert on her phone from her home’s Nest security camera that there had been “Activity or Animal seen,” she expected to see a fox, deer or raccoon. But when Jones checked the history log, she was met with a...

Warrant issued for York woman stemming from controlled substance charges

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — On June 22, following a police investigation by the West Manchester Township Police Department, Kyra L. Schott from the 700 block of Manor St. in York is wanted for numerous charges. Police have charged Schott with 2 counts of delivery with intent to manufacture controlled...

Reenactors gather for 159th anniversary of Battle of Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The first shots in the Battle of Gettysburg were fired on July 1, 1863. Hundreds of reenactors are gathering at the Daniel Lady Farm this weekend to remember what many consider a key turning point of the Civil War. "We've been looking forward to coming down...

First pick-your-own lavender harvest at Maple Lawn Farms

NEW PARK, Pa. — Move over, sunflowers. Lavender is taking a turn in the spotlight at Maple Lawn Farms. The farm is hosting its first-ever lavender harvest July 2 and 3. Attendees have the chance to pick their own bundle of lavender and enjoy food, wine, ice cream and music in the picnic area.

Teen injured in York shooting

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – A teen was injured after a late night shooting in York City. York City Police tell abc27 the shooting happened just before midnight on Wednesday night on the 1000 block of Roosevelt Ave. The victim, a 19-year-old boy, suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Get daily...

Gene B Steinour obituary 1925~2022

Gene B Steinour, 96, of Chambersburg, PA passed away Friday, July 1, 2022 surrounded by his loving family in Menno Haven Rehabilitation Center, Chambersburg. Born December 12, 1925 in Gettysburg, PA he was the son of the late Earl Emory and Eva Mary (Kane) Steinour. He was a graduate of...