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Franklin County’s history April 9th

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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 9th.

Harold L. Bailey Jr.obituary 1941~2020

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In his free time Harold was an avid hunter. He loved and cherished his family, especially his grandchildren, and will be sadly missed by those that knew and loved him.

Hunger strike at FCP over, warden claims

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Some inmates in one of the jail’s eight housing units went on a hunger strike Monday. They are protesting new rules instituted in recent weeks as COVID-19 spread across Pennsylvania.

Inmate hunger strike alleged at FCJ

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Three family members of inmates also said their loved one told them a corrections officer threatened to infect the inmate population in an attempt to kill them.

Pandemic crisis in 20th century triggered need for hospital

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The Waynesboro community has a long history of coming together in times of need. For WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital, that history spans all the way to its founding a century ago in response to the Spanish flu pandemic.

Franklin County’s history on April 8th

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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 8th.

Teresa J. (Harmon) Fuller 1959~2020

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Teresa enjoyed gardening and her flower beds, going to the beach, and spending time with her family.

Richard D. “Don” Carl obituary 1945~2020

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Don loved the Lord and attended several churches through the years And was very involved in missionary work with youth fellowship At the Christian Life Church in Chambersburg.

Pandemic recovery task force proposed

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Senate Bill 327 passed along party lines on a vote of 108-93 after Democrats levied, at times, hostile criticism against the majority party for congregating lawmakers in pursuit of what they called a partisan and unnecessary bill.

Franklin County police and fire log

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A new police chief, a few fire calls and a couple of minor crimes make up today’s police and fire log.

Franklin County’s History: Looking Back at April 7th

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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 7th.

Some lawmakers want to modify closures

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By Christen Smith | The Center Square Some lawmakers want to let some Pennsylvanus businesses reopen, at least on a...

Trout fishing season now open

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Getting out to enjoy nature is one of the few activities recommended for Pennsylvanians under Gov. Tom Wolf’s stay-at-home order to contain the pandemic.

John E. Gardenhour obituary 1930~2020

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John is remembered as a generous, hardworking father as well as a devoted husband who loved spending time with his grandchildren. His steady presence and strong will were an inspiration to all who knew him.

Ada M. Shatzer obituary 1933~2020

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Mrs. Shatzer enjoyed spending time with her family, the warm weather, listening to country music, going on bus trips to Atlantic City, NJ and going to the beach. She was an avid flower gardener and had quite a “green-thumb”. Mrs. Shatzer also enjoyed cheering on Kasey Kahne in the #5 car.

Biss, Johnson: SU student athletes of the year

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Junior Jake Biss (men’s basketball) and senior Gabriella Johnson (volleyball and women’s swimming) are SU’s 2019-20 Student Athletes of the Year

Marlin E. Mell obituary 1940~2020

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Marlin was a very happy, light-hearted person who loved talking, laughing, singing, and dancing. As a hobby, he collected and sold items. He also liked watching sports of any kind but he especially enjoyed being a Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles fan.

Annual bulky item days postponed

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Annual bulky item days are almost a spring rite of passage in Greater Chambersburg. Now those events have been postponed until at...

Thrill of live music important today

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Live music venues are shutting down to COVID-19, leaving many musicians who rely on playing gigs for income in a bad spot. But a Waynesboro musician has a temporary solution, for both himself and his fans.

COVID-19 numbers level out, for now

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Across the state, the numbers dropped slightly for the second day in a row. Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania Department of Health secretary, warned about becoming complacent, however.

Dorothy Barbara Buzzell 1940~2020

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Barbara was a long time Reading Teacher and Library Media Specialist in the Frederick County Public School system. She was a skilled literacy instructor and her students became literate citizens under her competent, professional instruction

Looking Back: Franklin County’s history April 6th

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Learn what happened in our community 25, 50 and 100 years ago in this daily column by columnist Linda Osborn.

COVID-19 numbers rose sharply again

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Locally, Franklin County saw 30 cases Sunday, up four from Friday. Two cases were reported Saturday and another two Sunday. Adams County cases rose to 22, up three over Friday’s figures.

Police log: Bogus flier warning, crimes

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Today’s police log includes a report that a child was hit by a vehicle on Friday; plus a warning about a fake flier circulating about Homeland Security mobilizing the National Guard to help enforce Coronavirus stay-at-home orders.

Community Generosity: Keep the Cup Half Full

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Like most, physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees enjoy coffee in the morning, to start their day. It’s also a nice way to stay on the up-and-up throughout the day as energy levels wane.

Elizabeth J. (Rowe) Shatzer obituary 1938~2020

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Mrs. Shatzer was a homemaker all of her life. She enjoyed flower gardening and listening to music her husband made for her.

People of faith must adapt to new reality

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tom Wolf and religious leaders across the commonwealth are encouraging alternative forms of faith gatherings.

Barbara H. Terry obituary 1938~2020

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Primarily a homemaker, Barbara spent her early years serving in her children’s classrooms; on various committees of the Waynesboro Country Club; and elsewhere. She was also an avid bridge player and sports fan.

Jean Buhrman obituary 1939~2020

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Mrs. Buhrman enjoyed making crafts and playing cards but most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-granddaughter.

Looking Back: Franklin County’s History On April 5th

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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 5th.

Mary M. (Haugh) Bakner obituary 1917~2020

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A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs. Bakner enjoyed camping, attending yard sales and auctions. She also loved to spend time outdoors, sitting on her deck.

Meet Mason and Lobo, CVAS pets of the week

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Meet Mason and Lobo, this week’s CVAS pets of the week. Lobo the cat and Mason, a beagle, are just two...

Local businesses ‘making best of things’

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No matter what happens, we go through this all together and we all come back and work together towards success and help each other.

Pennsylvania tax revenues slide amid coronavirus pandemic

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Pennsylvania tax revenues came in 6.2% below expectations last month, providing a glimpse into the state’s fiscal future as the coronavirus pandemic further squeezes the economy.

$100M coronavirus small business relief program exhausted

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Nearly 900 applicants have requested over $75 million to their small businesses survive the Coronavirus shutdown.

Looking Back: Franklin County’s History On April 4th

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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 4th.

Peter A. Wilberding Obituary 1942~2020

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Pete’s services will be held in Dubuque, Iowa in May, with a service and private followed by a celebration of life picnic.

Wear homemade masks in public, governor says

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Officials encouraged residents to begin wearing homemade masks when in public to help limit the spread of COVID-19 as the state’s death toll rises to 102.

Fugitive in custody, wanted by CPD

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Fugitive Yomero Jean-Giles was taken into custody by federal marshal Friday in Shippensburg. He was wanted by Chambersburg police in connection with a shooting incident during a riot last November.

SERVICE Value Award winners recognized

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Franklin County’s SERVICE Value Awards are Franklin County government’s highest employee honor. Commissioners recently honored its 2019 winners.

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Franklin County’s history April 9th

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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 9th.