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Port Royal Race Results: June 29, 2022 (PA Speedweek)

NASCAR drivers Kyle Larson and Christopher Bell invade Port Royal Speedway dirt track. Tonight, PA Speedweek continues at ‘The Speed Palace’ in Port Royal, PA. NASCAR stars Kyle Larson and Christopher Bell are unloaded at the half-mile dirt track of Port Royal Speedway. View Port Royal results from...
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Shippensburg Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Assault Charges Related to Jan. 6 Insurrection

A Shippensburg man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and assault charges tied to entering the Capitol during the riot on Jan. 6, 2021. WITF’s Brett Sholtis has the details. Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.

Meet Mackenzie Bender of Spooky Nook Sports

Growing up in Lancaster County, Mackenzie Bender has actively been involved in her community since her days as a student at Hempfield High School. After graduation, Mackenzie went on to attend Shippensburg University where she earned a degree in Business Management. During her time at Shippensburg, she was a known leader throughout campus. In her junior year, she worked to start a Mini-THON fundraising effort, which raised more than $30,000 under her direction in the fight against childhood cancer. As recognition for these efforts and more, she received the Raider Legacy Award before graduating for her lasting impact on the college.

It’s Her Destiny: Amy Brickner takes you to the source for farm-fresh milk, ice cream

On a stretch of land near Carlisle, down the road a bit, you’ll find what Amy Brickner calls her “Destiny,” a place where she feels at home and at peace. A crowd gathers around her, welcoming her as she nears the slide. Suddenly, all heads turn to get a glimpse of the enthusiastic, ginger-furred straggler who, when he realizes he is missing out, begins charging at full speed, grunting loudly, eager for a greeting.

USPS announces July job fairs throughout Central Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — USPS has announced a July job fair operating for several days throughout Central Pennsylvania. The company is looking to immediately fill the positions of Rural Carrier Associates, pay $19.50 an hour, and City Carriers Assistants, which will pay 18.92 an hour. The Postal Service offers competitive...

Destination PA: Fashion Archives and Museum of Shippensburg University

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – When you think of fashion you think of the Big Apple, but tucked away on the streets of Shippeswnburg is something that may surprise you. The Fashion Archives and Museum of Shippensburg University offers an extensive collection of history, everything from 18th century clothing to a 1960s gold Lame tuxedo. Visitors […]

Mid-Penn Conference announces spring sportsmanship award recipients

The Mid-Penn Conference on Thursday recognized sports teams in each division, and two individuals, that showed exemplary behavior in the 2022 spring season. The two individuals, Samantha Marshall, of Bishop McDevitt, and Deven Jackson, of West Perry, were the 2021-22 Brunner-Pierce Award Winners. “Congratulations to senior Samantha Marshall (Girls Lacrosse)...

Road Trippin' PA: The Rockhill Trolley Museum

Huntingdon Co., PA (WJAC) — Rockhill Furnace in Huntingdon County is home to Pennsylvania’s first operating trolley museum. The Rockhill Trolley Museum allows visitors to experience riding in the trolley cars that played a significant role in the country’s development. The museum also has several of Johnstown’s...
Atlas Obscura

East Broad Top Railroad

Long after most narrow gauge railroads east of the Mississippi River had been abandoned in favor of highways, Pennsylvania’s East Broad Top Railroad soldiered on into the 1950s. The 36-inch gauge railroad was one of dozens of its type that once crisscrossed the nation, popular because their smaller size made them cheaper to build or because they could travel through more challenging topography.

Charlotte E Rice obituary 1924~2022

Charlotte E Rice, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter on June 28, 2022. She was 98 years old. Charlotte was born on June 11, 1924 in Newville. She was a daughter of the late Harry J. and Lillian Russell Young. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia...

After two year hiatus, Carlisle Summerfair returns

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) — Carlisle’s Summerfair is back in person after a two-year break due to COVID-19. This year’s event is scaled down, but several activities, including Wednesday’s Peanut Carnival, are back in full swing. Kids from age three to age 10 spent the morning playing games, to win as many peanuts as possible.