Area police stay busy, even when people are ordered to stay home. While crime is still on the forefront of their work, not all the news is bad. Chambersburg police had smiles this week and a word of thanks to businesses who showed up on their doorsteps with supplies of things like hand sanitizer to help keep the first responders safe.
While the numbers on COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Franklin, Cumberland and Adams, the numbers are growing faster in the southeastern part of the state around Philadelphia and the northwestern side where Pittsburgh is located.
Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on April 2nd.