Articles in the Shippensburg Area News Category
GREENE TOWNSHIP — A 76-year-old Shippensburg woman is dead Saturday after being struck by a vehicle while trying to cross Route 11, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg.
Caroline V. Croft, 76, Shippensburg, was reportedly trying to return to her vehicle from a yard sale on the east side of Route 11 near Pinoak Court at 10:27 a.m., according to police.
Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg report that her vehicle was parked off the road on the south shoulder and she was struck while close to her vehicle where she was killed instantly.
By AMBER SOUTH
SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP — A British invasion of sorts is promoting growth and changes in a Shippensburg youth soccer program.
Shippensburg AYSO has developed new traveling tournament teams, is using new techniques to help players build their skills, and is tightening its tie to the community. Standing beside the organization through all of it is Wayne Philp, a certified coach and trainer with UK International Soccer.
Philp has traveled the world and has worked with world-class athletes as a performance coach. He’s been in Shippensburg for the spring AYSO …
By AMBER SOUTH
A Shippensburg health center is spreading its work beyond its walls and into the community.
Through its “We Care” program, Shippensburg Health Care Center encourages employees to make a difference in the community. Employees volunteer at various events, and SHCC donates $50 for each employee that takes part.
“Of course we want to give back to the community, we are a health care center,” said Tara Neil, an administrator with SHCC. “We want to spread that care not just in the facility but throughout the community.”
“We Care” kicked …
By AMBER SOUTH
SHIPPENSBURG — Tory Ann McCardle is stuck on duct tape.
The Shippensburg Area Senior High School senior admits she’s had a “weird fascination” with the durable adhesive since middle school. She makes bags and wallets out of duct tape “all the time,” she said, and has at least 20 rolls.
McCardle is taking her hobby to the next level.
She and her date will attend SASHS’s prom Saturday decked out in duct-tape duds. While duct-tape prom attire can be considered a trend, her participation could make her $5,000 richer.
McCardle is participating …
SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg University’s Center for Applied History is re-releasing the book, “Dum Spiro, Spero: Chambersburg’s Black Civil War Soldiers and Sailors: A Tribute to the Veterans Laid to Rest in the Mt. Vernon and Lebanon Cemeteries.”
The release coincides with the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 150th anniversary of War Department General Order Number 143 that established the federal Bureau of Colored Troops on May 22, 1863.
The book features essays written in spring 2010 by Shippensburg undergraduate history majors who were enrolled in the Theory and …
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 email@example.com. 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 …
Downtown Shippensburg’s Open House for Business: 2 to 4 p.m. June 11 at 14 W. King St., Shippensburg.
By AMBER SOUTH
SHIPPENSBURG — Led by a new loan program, a conglomerate of Shippensburg business and community organizations has initiated a program to expand the downtown business market.
Rebecca Yearick, downtown manager with Cumberland County Redevelopment Authority, led an event Tuesday to introduce the program and its players. Playing headlining roles in the program are Downtown Organizations Investing Together, an organization made up of leaders and participants of various entities who work …