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SHIPPENSBURG — Fifteen Shippensburg Health Care Center employees participated in a community event this month and raised $750 for special needs children in the Shippensburg area.
At the event called “The Lollipop Shop,” also known as the second annual Streetrod, Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show on May 11 at Shippensburg Fairgrounds, the employees helped with food concession, face painting, parking cars and other duties.
Through its “We Care” program, Shippensburg Health Care Center donated $50 per employee for a total of $750.
Shippensburg Health Care Center provides our community with an …
By AMBER SOUTH
SHIPPENSBURG — Anne Watson stood on the hill near her home on what is today Burnt Mill Road, using her apron to clear tears from her eyes as the sounds of the Battle of Gettysburg floated over the mountain. With her four sons, son-in-law and two brothers possibly fighting there, she was scared.
A young woman grabbed on to the halter of a horse that a Confederate soldier stole from her. She held on as the soldier led the horse away, but he kicked her in the shin …
SHIPPENSBURG — Registration is open for several leagues and programs through Shippensburg Borough Parks and Recreation Department.
To register or for more information, contact Kip Fordney at the Parks and Recreation office at 532-7144 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The office is located in Memorial Park and is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Adult Summer Basketball League
- Season begins June 2. Games are early evenings.
- There must be at least four teams, with paid deposits, to have league
- $100 deposit per team required at time of registration
- Another $400, plus $10 …
SHIPPENSBURG — Memorial Park’s pool will open for the season starting with a special free-admission event on May 27.
From noon to 5 p.m. that day — Memorial Day — anyone can use the pool. There will also be games and concessions.
The rain date is June 15.
The pool will be open June 8 and 9, then will close again until Shippensburg Area School District’s last day of school on June 11. That will be the start of the regular season, which runs through Labor Day.
Pool hours are noon to 5 …
By AMBER SOUTH
Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a party Monday.
About 100 or so people are expected to attend, and Executive Director Scott Brown hopes the public will make up a good part of that number.
The 75th anniversary is certainly a milestone, Brown said. It is an opportunity for people to understand the role of the chamber in the community and how that role is evolving.
“It’s really key to support what the chamber does in the community, especially in Shippensburg,” Brown said. …
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By AMBER SOUTH
Jackson Yeager had to choose an artist and emulate his work, for a class assignment.
The outcome was a painting of a slab of beef, drenched in blood.
Though Yeager doesn’t think so, his classmates told him it is a very close replicate of the work of his chosen artist, Chaim Soutine.
According to Yeager, the Lithuanian artist fell over the edge of insanity, bought a hunk of meat at the market and depicted it in paint over and over again, dousing it in blood to keep it …
SHIPPENSBURG — The official live and authentic recreation of the Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper’s final tour is coming to H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center.
John Mueller’s “50s Dance Party,” the only show endorsed by the musicians’ estates, will be on stage at 8 p.m. June 1. Reserved tickets are $39, $34, $29 & $25 and are now on sale. A group discount is available for groups of 20 or more. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Luhrs Center Box Office at 477-7469 or …
By AMBER SOUTH
This Saturday’s Hike for the Homeless event in Shippensburg Township will have humans and canines working out their leg muscles to help homeless animals.
Dogs and their human companions will hike the wooded, country terrain of the 3-mile Dykeman Trail for the sake of dogs, cats and other animals living at Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter. The trail is considered moderate difficulty.
“It’s a hike, it really is,” said Jen Vanderau of CVAS.
Event founder Linda Asper considers Dykeman Trail Shippensburg’s “best kept secret.” She got Hike for the Homeless …
By DAVID YEARWOOD
Staff Writer/ The Slate
What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “drum circle?” You might think of hippies, but at The Thought Lot in Shippensburg, a drum circle is about much more than that.
Every fourth Sunday of the month, Nancy Messich, “The Drum Lady,” holds a drum circle that is open to the community. The drum circle is held at The Thought Lot, a fine arts hub in Shippensburg located at 37 E. Garfield St.
“Everybody can participate,” Messich said about the drum circles, “whether they’re special needs …
Shippensburg Band will feature the winners of the recent Young Artist Competition in concert at 2:30 p.m. May 5 at Shippensburg Area Senior High School.
Soloist winner is Isabelle Macioce will be playthe rondo movement of the Mozart Concerto for clarinet. She attends Big Spring Middle School and her clarinet instructor is Carl Sponenberg.
The G.W.S.W. clarinet quartet won the ensemble competition with their rendition of the first movement of the Divertimento for clarinet by Alfred Uhl. The members of the quartet are Anne R. Griggs from Carlisle …