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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.

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...

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...

Chambersburg woman leads police on 100 mph chase

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Gettysburg reenactment honors 159th anniversary since the Civil War battle

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — It’s said the Civil War pitted brother against brother. For the ancestors of Eddie Roberts of Tennessee, that phrase was all too true. “My grandfather, Brigadier William P. Roberts [was] the youngest general in the Confederate Army. That’s on my father’s side,” Roberts said. “On my mother’s side is Jacob Pressley. He fought for the 5th East Tennessee Regiment Army of Ohio, which was Union. His two brothers fought Confederate.”

Majestic Theater announces its 2022-2023 Celebrity Season

Experience the magic of live entertainment with Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater during the 2022-2023 Celebrity Season, which kicks off in August. The season lineup includes performances by world-renowned musicians, dance shows, a magician, live theater and the first-ever film festival dedicated to the films of Ken Burns. The centerpiece...

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...

Getting to know your yard’s microclimates

Microclimates are smaller areas with features that cause local conditions to deviate from the average. When I moved to Adams County and began a new gardening adventure, there was some information I wanted to know about what growing conditions to expect. There are several things that one can readily find out by searching the internet.