Articles in the Shippensburg Area News Category
SHIPPENSBURG >> The H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University presents AN EVENING WITH DON WILLIAMS, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 8 p.m. Reserved tickets are $55, $50, $45 & $35 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.
They came to call Don Williams “the Gentle Giant” in the decades he was a dominating country hit maker because of his unique blend …
By Stephanie Pryor/Staff Writer/The Slate
The Shippensburg University Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) honored multicultural and underrepresented minority students for academic excellence at its Rally for Retention Feb. 18. Roughly 70 awards were handed out to students who achieved GPAs between 2.5 and 4.0 last semester.
The ceremony opened with a presentation by members of the Shippensburg orientation team, several of whom got involved through MSA. The presenters encouraged students to become orientation leaders, helping them to meet new people and get involved on campus.
Following the presentation, awards were distributed in …
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 …
SHIPPENSBURG >> According to Shippensburg Police, an unknown vehicle struck two legally parked cars in the 100 block of East Orange St. on Feb. 23 in between midnight and 6:45 a.m.
Witnesses report hearing a loud collision around 1:30 a.m. and evidence collected at the scene suggests the hit and run vehicle as blue in color and would have passenger side/front corner damage.
The vehicles struck were a 2006 Scion and a 1999 Volkswagen, which was disabled as a result of the accident. The owner of the VW also report that the …
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SHIPPENSBURG >> Kelly Weaver, 35, Shippensburg, was stopped on North Gettle Avenue and East King Street when she was witnessed operating a vehicle while her license was suspended for driving under the influence, according to Shippensburg Police.
Weaver was labeled as a habitual offender, police state, revoking her license.
She was charged with operating a motor vehicle while being labeled as a habitual offender and driving while having a license suspended for DUI.
By Mary Grace Keller/Asst. News Editor/ The Slate
Flip the lighter open, release a flame and inhale the No. 1 cause of preventable death in the United States.
According to the American Lung Association, cigarette smoking causes 393,000 deaths per year and nearly 50,000 deaths from secondhand smoke.
At Shippensburg University, smokers are not an unusual sight. Some congregate outside of the library and chat over Starbucks, while others smoke in between classes to relieve a little exam stress.
In college, students are especially vulnerable to smoking due to a lack of effective coping …
By Sarah Eyd/Managing Editor/ The Slate
Former Shippensburg University professor Margaret Evans lost her battle with cancer peacefully in her home on New Year’s Day. The calm and quiet nature of her passing was a stark contrast to her exotic and off-the-beaten path life.
A native of the Finger Lakes region in upstate New York, Evans joined the Peace Corps when she was 23 and lived in the Democratic Republic of Congo. After 16 months in Africa, Evans crossed cultures again by moving to Korea where she started showing her photography in …
SHIPPENSBURG >> Members of the Shippensburg Fire Department are asking residents to keep fire hydrants clear during the snow and ice.
By adopting a hydrant, or dedicating to keeping it clear, the hydrants must be cleared of snow approximately 3 feet in all directions.
With the recent snow and ice, many of the fire hydrants are not accessible for use in the event of an emergency,” said Chief Randy O’Donnell. “With area residence and business working together this will help us provide a faster response in the event of a fire. Many …
By Staff Reports
SHIPPENSBURG >> Shippensburg Borough Police responded to three complaints of loud parties during the weekend.
Jordan Howard, 19, was hosting an underage drinking party early Sunday while his parents were away at 128 Park Place West, police said Responding to a complaint at 2:38 a.m., police went to the address and saw many people running from the home. While clearing out the house police found a 19-year-old man unconscious in a bedroom. An ambulance took him to the hospital. Howard was charged with underage drinking.
Police also answered a complaint …