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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...
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Apartment building damaged in Franklin County crash

Franklin County, PA — A Chambersburg apartment building at 750 Bassett Drive sustained structural damage as the result of a crash on Friday morning. Police say the driver was attempting to park when the car hit the building. The driver and an occupant of the apartment building both sustained minor injuries.
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New Magistrate to Take Office in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, WV (LOOTPRESS) – West Virginia’s 159th magistratewas sworn into office at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at Destiny Baptist Church, 115 Raleigh Street, Martinsburg. Michelle Barnes-Russell was appointed June 14 by Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit (Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan Counties) Chief Judge Michael D. Lorensen. Her first...

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”...

Two injured after vehicle hits Chambersburg apartment

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Two people sustained minor injuries after a vehicle struck an apartment building in Chambersburg, Franklin County on Friday, July 1. Get daily news, weather, breaking news and alerts straight to your inbox! Sign up for the abc27 newsletters here. According to police, officers were dispatched...

1870 colonial estate in Middletown closes at $1.49 million

The renovated 1870 brick home on 16-plus acres at 6835 Holter Road, Middletown, listed for and closed at $1.49 million. This property is horse ready with three fields, a 60x80-foot horse barn with three-plus stalls and a heated tack room. The colonial home has 5 to 6 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, a two-story “party”/craft barn, a pool house with a half bath, an in-ground pool/hot tub, spring house, spring-fed pond and chicken house. Other features include a large family addition, a large primary bedroom addition, three gas fireplaces, one wood-burning fireplace, heated garage, finished basement, two porches and a covered back porch with an outdoor fireplace and large hard-scape patio.

Man spits in face Chambersburg police officer during arrest

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — A man has been charged with aggravated assault after he spat in the face of a police officer after a traffic stop in Chambersburg on Wednesday, June 15. According to the Chambersburg Police Department, officers were investigating a hit-and-run accident on the 500 block of...

Sandra L “Sandy” Plank 1948~2022

Mrs. Sandra L “Sandy” Plank (Shriver), 74, of Williamson Road, Greencastle, PA, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022 in the Chambersburg Hospital. Born March 22, 1948 in Westminster, MD, she was the daughter of the late Marcus and Beulah (Neusbaum) Shriver. She married the late Samuel Carl Plank...

Police looking for burglar in Shippensburg

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Police in Shippensburg Borough are looking for a person they say broke into a home and ransacked it. According to the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers, On Thursday, June 23 at 9 p.m. officers were dispatched to 100 Hollar Avenue for a burglary. Get daily news, weather,...

Beyond MoCo: Frederick Cancer Survivor, Husband Win $1 Million Scratch-Off Prize

Playing the Lottery during treatment helped take their minds off their worries. A husband and wife claimed a $1 million Maryland Lottery scratch-off prize on June 28, but they were already celebrating something even bigger. Upon claiming the prize, the husband explained, “She just survived cancer, so it’s a blessing!”

Local Nonprofit, Restaurant Chain Provide 600 Meals To Camp Airy After Dining Hall Fire

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Local organizations are stepping up to help after a major fire destroyed the dining hall of a popular summer camp Wednesday in Frederick County. Feed the Fridge, a local nonprofit, has teamed up with D.C.-based restaurant chain Medium Rare to deliver 600 meals to campers at Camp Airy in Thurmont. The meals include steak and grilled chicken with salad, along with a vegetarian option, the nonprofit said. The nonprofit stocks more than 10 community fridges around D.C. and Maryland with up to 100 free meals a day. Feed the Fridge was founded by Mark Bucher, and Medium Rare was co-founded...

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...

Keep Your Eyes On Rising Star Remy Whyte

Meet recording artist, composer, producer, and engineer Remy Whyte from Martinsburg, West Virginia. He can rhyme, flow, and display a blend of R&B/HipHop, Reggae, and Pop. His vocals have a passionate, plush feel, and he is quite adaptable. On each hook, his sky-scraping range extends upward towards the heavens. It’s...

A celebration of Shepherdstown: StreetFest draws thousands, plans for annual return

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Saturday dawned bright and sunny, which was perfect weather for the return of Shepherdstown StreetFest, after a four-year hiatus. Thousands of tourists and community residents took to the streets of downtown Shepherdstown, to shop from the booths of about 70 artisans and retailers, listen to live music and feast on food from local establishments and food trucks. The success of this event was the result of the hard work of many local people, under the new leadership of organizing committee president John Meeker.