Franklin County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 10 Incidents and 14 Crime Stories
Franklin County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 10 Incidents and 14 Crime Stories. During the last week, Franklin County reported a total of 10 crime cases. The data reveals a variety of crime types with 'Arrest' being the most frequent, accounting for 30% of the total cases. The 'Arrest' category was followed by 'Other' and 'Suspicious Situation', each with 20% of the total cases. The 'Other' category included serious cases such as 'Weapons Violation' and 'Drug Violation'. 'Domestic Related', 'Assault', and 'Theft' each constituted 10% of the total crimes. This distribution of crimes indicates a concerning prevalence of arrests, emphasizing the need for effective law enforcement and social interventions in the place. The reported crimes also highlight the necessity for community awareness and proactive measures to prevent such incidents.
Franklin Co. business owners accused of running $185,000 'SNAP trafficking' ring
Franklin County business owners are accused of stealing nearly $185,000 in taxpayers' money through a welfare benefits "trafficking ring," according to the Office of the State Inspector General. Marie Registe and Duckens Paul, owners of the Haitian Caribbean Mini Market, 116 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, are accused of buying Supplemental...
Savor the Flavor: Unforgettable Pizza Experiences in Shippensburg
In this article, we explore three remarkable pizzerias in Shippensburg. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Central Pennsylvania Residents Alert: Wind Advisory in Effect with Potential Power Outages
A Wind Advisory is in place for central Pennsylvania. West winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 55 mph, are expected. The advisory runs from 3 PM Wednesday to 7 AM EST Thursday. These gusty winds may move unsecured objects and break tree limbs, potentially causing power outages.
6 Mount Union children with disabilities receive new equipment
6 Mount Union children with disabilities receive new equipment.
Mother Sought for Allegedly Endangering Children with Marijuana Brownies and Alcohol
Authorities are on the lookout for a mother, Carrie L. Frazier, accused of giving her three children alcohol and marijuana-laced brownies. The concerning incident occurred on the 300 block of S Main St., prompting charges of child endangerment and corruption of minors against Frazier. She faces three counts of endangering...
JJ Kelly, Jermere Jones lead Chambersburg to first district title game since ‘18 in win over Red Lion
CHAMBERSBURG — There was some nervous energy in the air to begin Chambersburg’s boys basketball District 3 6A semifinal matchup against Red Lion. And it’s hard to blame anyone. In a raucous environment at the Chambersburg Fieldhouse, it took both teams a quarter to settle into the...
The Chambersburg Rotary Club recognizes longstanding club members
Pictured left to right: Denis DiLoreto, Clint Bolte, Sue McMurtray, and Cindy Wolfe. Not pictured Bonnie Zehler. On February 15th, 2024, the Rotary Club of Chambersburg recognized five longstanding club members who each celebrated a membership anniversary this year. Denis DiLoreto (45 years), Clint Bolte (40 years), Sue McMurtray (35...
Two-Vehicle Collision in Chambersburg
On February 24, 2024, emergency units were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of N. Fourth Street and Lincoln Way East in the Borough of Chambersburg. Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 arrived to find two vehicles involved, with one having collided with a pole. The teams worked...
Central Pa. to get a taste of spring then winter over the next few days
Central Pennsylvania residents will get a combination of spring and winter weather before the calendar changes to March, according to forecasters. National Weather Service meteorologist Joe Bauco said Monday the normal temperature for Harrisburg around this time of the year is 45 degrees. But temperatures will be above normal over the next couple of days, as Tuesday is set for a high near 62 with cloudy skies, he said.
International Harvester auctions set after long-time collector passes away
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Jeff Showaker’s passion wasn’t hard to nail down. He loved International Harvester. “We met 20 some years ago in a dealership and we just instantly clicked and been friends ever since,” Kevin Lechner said. Showaker and Lechner went to auctions together, bringing home loads of equipment, toys, memorabilia, you name it. […]
Children with disabilities receive new ‘life-changing’ equipment
MOUNT UNION, Pa. (WTAJ) — For six children in Mount Union, life will never be the same. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the children received new equipment that will help them and their families do more things together. “It will be so much easier, like whenever we go to amusement parks or on walks. His sister will […]
Wind gusts could hit 40 to 50 mph on Wednesday in South-Central Pennsylvania
A cold front is expected to bring potentially damaging winds to South-Central Pennsylvania on Wednesday. The WGAL News 8 Storm Team has designated Wednesday as an Impact Day, meaning the weather could disrupt your normal daily schedule or routine. Timing for Wednesday's weather. Highs will be in the low 60s...
District 3 6A Semifinal:Listen live Red Lion at Chambersburg 6:40 p.m. Tuesday February 27
The Chambersburg Trojans host the Red Lion Lions in the District 3 6A semifinals. Game time is 7:00 p.m. with pregame show at 6:40 p.m. The winner will play for the championship on Friday at the Giant Center, while the loser will play in the consolation round on Thursday. Garry Kline and Ed Gotwals bring you the play-by-play on Mid Penn Broadcasting. Click here to listen.
Indoor trampoline park, massive warehouses, fireworks store, more: dozens of new businesses coming to central Pa.
A number of businesses have opened or will soon open new locations in central Pennsylvania. The list below includes 78 new location openings in 33 municipalities and eight counties including restaurants, a salon, a skateboarding store, a toy store, a candle making business, a tire store, a clothing store, a barber shop, a Wawa, a comic bookstore, a banking branch, a fireworks store, a car dealership, a gym, massive warehouses, an indoor trampoline park and a music school.
Comedy, Cash, crafts and more things to do in March in Franklin County
Here are some local events happening in March in Franklin County. Chocolate Excursion (and Boro Bake-off) If you love chocolate, get to Waynesboro on March 2. At Mainstreet Waynesboro's annual Chocolate Excursion, guests will be able to sample a variety of chocolate treats while visiting downtown businesses. Ticketholders should first stop at Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15 to pick up their passports, which they will complete and turn in back at the Legion for a chance to win prizes.
What could cyber charter school funding reform mean for local districts?
Below are the estimated savings for Franklin County school districts under proposed changes to cyber charter school funding:. Being discussed in Harrisburg:York County schools could net extra $22 million a year if Pa. education advocates prevail. HB 1422. Chambersburg Area School District: $2,067,659.42. Fannett-Metal School District: $309,928.56. Greencastle-Antrim School District:...
See all homes sold in Shippensburg, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Shippensburg reported from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. There were 3 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 2,996-square-foot home on West Burd Street in Shippensburg that sold for $169,000. Greene...
Despite not playing in 2023, Chambersburg hoops, track star JJ Kelly earns first Division I football offer
JJ Kelly had just wrapped up a star showing in a District 3 quarterfinal basketball win over Central Dauphin Friday night when he checked his phone and saw an unexpected text. • Sign up for PennLive’s new high school sports newsletter here. If you purchase a product or register...
Alpha Media Chambersburg Promotes Mike Holder & Mike Shriver; Ryan Smetzer Takes Mornings At WIKZ
Smetzer currently hosts afternoons at sister CHR “Live 96.7” WDLD Halfway/Hagerstown and 99.7 WDJX Louisville KY and will continue on both stations. He says, “As someone who grew up listening to the Rick and Lisa Show on WIKZ on my school bus, in the car with Mom and Dad, and throughout high school and college, and have been honored to call the two of them colleagues since 2015, I know that the morning show baton being passed on to me is one that has been held by true legends of the airwaves. I hope to carry on the epic tradition of having fun in the morning, and serving the Hagerstown/Chambersburg area community well. Thankful to Ed Dorsey and Phil Becker for this insane opportunity, and allowing for me to embark on this new adventure while continuing to hang with my friends on the air in Louisville on 99.7 DJX, and my Live 96.7 community in Hagerstown.”