Articles in the Franklin County News Category
SHIPPENSBURG >> A Shippensburg company could face more than $150,000 in penalties for alleged safety violations following an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Domestic Casting Co. LLC has been cited by the OSHA for 26 alleged safety violations found at its Shippensburg foundry.
The company faces $163,240 in proposed penalties for seven repeat, 16 serious, and three other-than-serious safety violations. OSHA initiated an inspection in August 2013 in response to a complaint.
Domestic Casting has 15 business days from receiving the citations to comply, request an informal conference with the OSHA …
The Shippensburg Borough Parks & Recreation Department
Office Hours – Weekdays – 9 am – 5pm
The Park & Recreation Office is located in Memorial Park.
For more details, information, or directions please call Kip @ (717)
532-7144 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration Now for the Following Programs!
Instructional T-ball Registration
Boys & Girls Ages – 3, 4, 5, or 5, 6, 7, 8, – Age as of 8/31/14
Boys & Girl’s will play together
$35.00–Resident $45.00 – Non-Resident
T-ball is always looking for dedicated Coaches & Team Sponsors!
Suburban Baseball & Softball
65.00 – Resident $75.00 –Non-Resident
We play in Chambersburg Suburban League …
SHIPPENSBURG >> According to Shippensburg Police, Rashaad C. Schell, 23, Philadelphia was charged for theft by deception after reportedly using a credit card that wasn’t his to get a towed car back.
According to police, a 2007 Buick was stopped on Nov. 5 and its registration was suspended for no insurance and the operator was under suspension. The vehicle was towed to CDC Repair and Towing Service and Schell was told that he could only remove the vehicle if it were sold to another person or towed.
An unknown person called the …
SHIPPENSBURG >> The Shippensburg Chamber of Commerce has offered several reminders about ordinances dealing with ice and snow and borough ordinances stating its removal.
The ordinance states that every property owner must remove all ice and snow from all areas of the sidewalks (total length and width of sidewalk, including the curb in commercial areas, and excluding the curb in residential areas) in front or alongside such property within 12 hours of snowfall.
No person should shovel, plow, blow, throw or put snow into the street, avenue or alley.
The borough may clear snow …
SHIPPENSBURG >> On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce is planning “Fire&Ice,” a summer-themed event.
The event will be held at the Shippensburg Firefighters Activities Center at 33 West Orange Street in Shippensburg from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. With summer décor, beach bags, summer music, hot food and cool beverages to taste, this summer-theme event couldn’t be more perfect for beating the doldrums of winter.
Currently the Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce is taking space reservations for vendors for the event. We are inviting restaurants, caterers, bakeries, barbeque …
SHIPPENSBURG >> The annual Stewart Foundation Community Christmas dinner will be held Tuesday, December 24, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Shippensburg Firefighters Activities Center, 33 W. Orange Street Shippensburg, PA 17257. Doors will open at 10:30am. Pre registration is required for all meals, eat in or delivery.
This meal is free for anyone in the community who would be alone on Christmas as well as families who are financially unable to provide a Christmas meal for themselves.
Home delivery is also available but is limited to the elderly …
SHIPPENSBURG >> Someone entered a vehicle parked on North Queen Street and stole a black Applaus guitar sometime between 9 p.m. on Thursday and 12:10 p.m. on Friday, according to Shippensburg Police.
Anyone with information may contact the Shippensburg Police Department at 532-7361 or email email@example.com and callers may remain anonymous.
By Collin Brackin, Staff Writer/The Slate
SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg University’s Army ROTC program sent its Ranger Challenge team to the Cadet Command’s Second Brigade competition on Saturday, Nov. 9, and Sunday Nov. 10. With an extremely successful performance, the Ranger Challenge team placed seventh against the 42 teams that span the Northeast region with schools from Maine to Pennsylvania.
Competing in events that test technical competencies, teamwork and mental agility, the nine-man Ranger Challenge team trained rigorously to create a bond that would stand strong under the pressures of the competition. As …
by JIM HOOK
SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg Mayor Bruce Hockersmith has won a fourth term.
Hockersmith, a Democrat, beat Independent candidate Frank Cressler 420-252, according to unofficial results. He took 63 percent of the vote. Hockersmith won the West End precinct in Franklin County 178-83 and the two Cumberland County districts.
Hockersmith, 304 W. King St., has served as mayor of Shippensburg for 12 years. He won both the Democratic and Republican nominations in the May primary election.
Cressler, 9400 Molly Pitcher Highway, is a businessman in the borough.
Cressler said he wanted to facilitate things …
HARRISBURG — Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced Tuesday that Colleen Harmon, daughter of Christopher and Jean Harmon of Shippensburg, will intern in his Harrisburg office this summer.
She will support Sen. Toomey’s Harrisburg staff with constituent inquiries and outreach efforts.
Harmon graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic Home School. She attends Christendom College in Virginia, and majors in English language and literature. She plans to pursue a career in law and public service.