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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.
The free webinar, geared toward small businesses, touches on many aspects of coping with the present reality while planning for a vastly different future.
A child was airlifted to a severe trauma center Sunday following a pedestrian accident in downtown Chambersburg.
As the Coronavirus pandemic rages around us, rural Fulton County is one of few to escape. There were four new cases reported in Franklin County overnight. Numbers in Adams County, to the east, and Cumberland County to the north are for the moment stable with 8 and 22 cases respectively.
Chambersburg police are looking for a group of men involved in a fight on West Washington and South Main Street Wednesday
Coronavirus cases soared yesterday across the state as deaths rose to 16 statewide. In Franklin County, cases remain at five. Businesses across the county are closed unless the are on the “life sustaining“ list.
“Ripping off consumers by jacking up prices in the middle of a public emergency is against the law. Online resellers like Amazon must join in this fight,” Shapiro said in his letter.
The loans can cover costs associated with operations in the three months prior to the statewide shutdown.
Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera said his decision to close all schools for the additional period aligns with the governor’s stay-at-home directive announced. Franklin County schools will remain closed into April as state officials battle a spreading Coronavirus threat. The numbers of new cases of COVID-19 are rising rapidly across the state.
In the middle of concerns over the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic and orders from authorities to stay at home until it abates, people continue to get out and break the law.
Today's list of new changes, cancellations, and closures prompted by the Coronavirus health crisis around Franklin County.
Pennsylvania now has 479 COVID-19 cases, 108 more than yesterday, most of them clustered around the state’s two biggest counties.
Local hospitals are restricting visitors until further notice as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. With schools closed and any type of pubic event or gathering now prohibited
Area police taped busy at week investigating a variety of crimes, from assaults and stalking to criminal mischief and hit and run investigations.
Dr. Rachel Levin, Sec. of Health, said State residents have a very important job right now, she said. She urged people to stay calm, stay home and stay safe.
The Chambersburg Police Department will be educating those business that defy the order with a goal of getting compliance. If enforcement is warranted, citations can be issued.
Chambersburg's downtown merchants are reaching out to the community to reassure area residents that they are doing all they can to keep the larger community safe during the Coronavirus crisis.
Police and fire first responders are always there to serve and protect. But in these uncertain times with a Coronavirus pandemic running rampant across the country, they ask that people with emergencies call 911.
Here is the current list of new closures and cancellations as of March 20. Also included are events with altered hours and/or rules for participation.
Two Shippensburg students returning to the U.S. after spending spring break in Europe tested positive for COVID-19 this week.