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[ 7 Apr 2014 | No Comment ]
SHAPE Exhibit "Finding Everyday Beauty"  to run until April 25

SHIPPENSBURG >> Shippensburg Arts Programming and Education (SHAPE) hosts the opening reception for this month’s exhibit, “Finding Everyday Beauty,” on Saturday, April 5, from 6-8 p.m. at the downtown gallery, 20 West King Street. The exhibition will be open through April 25. “Finding Everyday Beauty” features paintings by two local artists, Mary Hickman and Viktoriya Hoover.
Mary Hickman has a B.A in Art from Rosary College and has worked as a commercial artist for eight years at Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. “The visual arts are a separate language that speaks …

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[ 7 Apr 2014 | No Comment ]
Solo Competition winner Gina Baldoni from Big Spring High School on the french horn.  (Courtesy)

SHIPPENSBURG >> Each January the Shippensburg Band hosts auditions for the best soloist on a band instrument and the best ensemble of 3 to 5 band instrumentalists in the six surrounding counties. This year’s winners will perform at the Shippensburg Band’s Spring Concert which will be on Sunday April 27 at 2:30 in the Shippensburg Area Senior High School auditorium.
Gina Baldoni, will be playing Nocturno Opus 7 by Franz Strauss on the french horn with the band.  Gina has studied the french horn since 4th grade and plays in many groups …

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[ 1 Apr 2014 | No Comment ]
One of blogger Meg. B's new chicks.

Hello all!  It’s been awhile because….well, I really don’t have a great excuse except for life became a bit busy and I don’t deal well with winter weather.  I tend to hibernate and I’m sure you don’t want to hear about me getting caught up on my DVR list.
In order to get you caught back up, here are a few updates from around The Farm:
Dead Groundhog – I really didn’t want to do it but it had to be done.  A groundhog literally tried knocking on the door …

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[ 1 Apr 2014 | No Comment ]

SHIPPENSBURG >> Two 17-year-old Shippensburg males were charged with a string of graffiti incidents in the borough of Shippensburg after police found them in the 500 block of West King Street.
On Sept. 8 around 3:44 a.m., police noticed two young males walking along West King Street and thought they were under 18 and violating the curfew ordinance.
One male had been consuming alcohol, which was determined to be provided by the other male and multiple cans of spray paint were located on one of the males.
During the course of the investigation, …

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[ 1 Apr 2014 | No Comment ]

SHIPPENSBURG >> According to Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle, a 16-year-old juvenile male from Chambersburg was charged on March 29 after he reportedly threatened people in Shippensburg by waving a fake gun around.
Police report he had an airsoft replica modeled to look like a .45 caliber handgun and threatened a group of individuals in the area of Richard Avenue and Queen Street around 12:08 a.m.
He was taken into custody on the charged of terroristic threats, simple assault and disorderly conduct. The replica was recovered at the scene.

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[ 31 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

SHIPPENSBURG >> The Shippensburg Police Department, Shippensburg EMS and the Drug Enforcement Administration will be holding a drug take back event April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shippensburg Police Department at 60 W. Burd Street.
Expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs can be disposed free and anonymously with no questions asked.
Last October, American turned in 324 tons (over 647,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at 4,114 sites operated by the DEA and its thousands of state and local law enforcement partners. Last year’s numbers combined in its seven …

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[ 27 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

SHIPPENSBURG >> Police are looking for the man who fled after an alleged assault on Front Street earlier this month. Shippensburg Police allege that Jean Gardy Innocent, formerly of 325 E. Fort St., assaulted someone at that address on March 11 and then fled when police were summoned.
Police said the locks were changed to the apartment, but while the victim and his ex-girlfriend were at the hospital later that day, he broke into the building to get his belongings, breaking a window, door frame and lock.
He is charged with criminal …

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[ 26 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

Harrisburg >> Five Shippensburg area residents have been arrested on federal charges of drug trafficking, with three also charged in drug offenses that led to the death of 21-year-old Lurgan Township man Andrew Kyle Golter. According to a release from the U. S. States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Ashley Gries, 19, Danny Guy Forrester, 48, Michael Anthony DeCarlo, 31 Jeffrey Lynn Wright, all of Shippensburg, and Gabriel John Stouffer, 30, Newburg, were arrested and arraigned in Harrisburg on Wednesday.
Gries, Forrester, Stouffer, DeCarlo and Wright were charged by …

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[ 25 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

SHIPPENSBURG >>  The H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University presents “The Ten Tenors on Broadway”  Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.  Reserved tickets are $47, $44, $39, $29 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 717.477.SHOW (7469) or online at luhrscenter.com.
Internationally acclaimed singing sensation, The Ten Tenors are now stepping out onto the stage to celebrate Broadway’s greatest hits in their hugely anticipated brand new show, The …

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[ 24 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> A Shippensburg man was charged in a stabbing incident early Saturday in Southampton Township.
Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle, said Robert Lee Allen III, 22, was arrested Sunday afternoon in South Middleton Township following the alleged stabbing around 12:56 a.m. Saturday on Walnut Bottom Road near Strohm Road
Police said that the victim, Joshua Miley, 26, Shippensburg, heard Allen and his girlfriend verbally arguing and tried to intervene to deescalate the situation.
Police said Allen then turned on Miley and allegedly stabbed him with a knife below the left clavicle.
Miley was …