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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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Fast-Growing Grocery Outlet Opens Maryland Outpost

A fast-growing markdown grocer is making its mark in Maryland. Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. opened in mid-June at on Massey Boulevard in Hagerstown, Supermarket News reports. Customers can enter to win $1,000 in groceries through July 14. A typical shopper basket is approximately 40 percent lower than conventional grocers, 20...
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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...

Camp Airy building damaged in massive 2-alarm fire deemed total loss

THURMONT, Md. - Fire officials have deemed the fire at Camp Airy, a Jewish summer camp for boys in Frederick County, caused around $2 million in damages. The Frederick Fire Marshal’s Office released its assessment of the damages Thursday saying the camp's dining hall has been deemed a total loss.

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”...

Legal Notice: Blue Ridge Traders

Notice Under Fictitious Name Law in accordance with 54 paC.S. 311.417. Pennsylvania Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious. name of Blue Ridge Traders :. Located at 6367 Saucon Valley Dr : Franklin in the City of Fayetteville : Pennsylvania, 17222-9433.

Crews battle Maryland summer camp fire, no injuries reported

THURMONT, Md. (AP) — Crews battled a fire at an overnight summer camp in western Maryland on Wednesday morning, but no injuries were reported, officials said. Firefighters were initially dispatched about 7:30 a.m. for a report of a fire in a building at Camp Airy for Boys in Thurmont, Frederick County Division of Fire & Rescue Services spokesperson Sarah Campbell said.

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...

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.