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SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg Lions Club’s fourth annual spaghetti dinner will be from 4 to 7 p.m. April 11 in Premier Events, 429 E. Orange St..
Cost is $9; ages 3 to 10, $5.
Both meat and vegetarian sauces will be available, as will salad, bread, brownies and beverages. Take-outs are available.
It benefits the Leonard O. Beidel Scholarship, established in 1958, for a senior at Shippensburg Area Senior High School planning to attend Shippensburg University. So far, the club has awarded 52 scholarships. This year’s recipient will receive $200 each semester for four …
SHIPPENSBURG — The following area students at Shippensburg University received scholarships this fall:
Kyle Baer, son of Daniel Baer, Greencastle, and Stephanie Baer, Shippensburg: Albert W. Freeman Pre-medical Scholarship, Clarence Schock Foundation Scholarship and Highmark Scholarship. A 2012 graduate of Shippensburg Area Senior High School, he is majoring in biology.
- Kathleen Lay, daughter of Larry and Bonnie Lay, Newville: Floyd M. and Dorothy Heisey Mains Scholarship. She is a sophomore majoring in elementary education pre-kindergarten to grade 4.
- Chandler McNew, son of Michelle McNew of Hamilton Township: Pennsylvania State System of Higher …
By ANNA SEILS
When Andrew Thornhill walked into Shippensburg University’s Rowland Hall 206 on Sept. 12 to speak to students about his experiences as an entrepreneur, the vibe of the classroom changed from an attitude of passivity to one of inspiration.
Thornhill is a successful entrepreneur based out of Seattle, Wash., who has worked in every industry from music to media.
Guest speakers have graced the halls of SU in the past, but what made Thornhill stand out from the rest is his selflessness to share his success and insight with students.
By JAMES REILLEY
Staff Writer/The Slate
Shippensburg’s music and arts venue The Thought Lot played host to four local bands Sept. 14.
The Black Black Beasts, Bratcore, The Young and the Restless, and Blayer Point Dujour & The Rockers Galore all played half-hour long sets.
The best show of the night was the first as Black Black Beast’s guitar-based instrumentals were played with poise and energy.
The five-piece Chambersburg-based band sounded like a slightly darker Explosions in the Sky for most of their set. A lot of their tracks were driven by guitars and bass, but …
By ASHLEY STOUDNOUR
Staff Writer/The Slate
The best music from the 1960s was alive and well Friday night at the Luhrs Performing Arts Center all thanks to The Midtown Men.
The Midtown Men are the four-member group from the original Broadway cast “Jersey Boys,” – Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and J. Robert Spencer. Coming off a 50-city tour across the U.S. and Canada in 2010, they stopped by Shippensburg during their new tour promoting their album “Sixties Hits.”
They began the show by introducing themselves as the cast of the “Jersey …
By ALI JONES
Staff Writer/The Slate
If you are reading this article, you should stop. Take a moment to look around you. Actually, look at all the people around you. Are they tall or short? Do they have long or short hair? Who exactly is everyone not on the outside, but on the inside?
Often we find ourselves “judging a book by its cover.” This unfortunate conscious act is done every day by you and me.
On Sept. 13, at Old Main Chapel, more than 100 Shippensburg University students and staff came to listen to …
SHIPPENSBURG – The National Weather Service in State College has issued a flash flood watch for portions of central Pennsylvania — including Franklin, Cumberland and Adams counties — as the remnants of Hurricane Isaac pass through the region.
Localized heavy rainfall hit the Chambersburg-Shippensburg region overnight.
Timothy W. Hawkins, geography and earth science professor at Shippensburg University, reported that a thunderstorm early Tuesday dumped 1.63 inches of rain on campus. At one point, the rain fell at a rate of more than four inches an hour.
In the month of August Shippensburg …
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SHIPPENSBURG — Lightweight golden tote bags with the emblem of the Shippensburg Corn Festival can be purchased now through festival day — or until sold out — at Victorian Corner, 211 E. King St.
Victorian Corner is also the exclusive pre-festival source for this year’s collectible Corn Festival T-shirt.
Beat the rush and don’t risk missing out — get your Corn Festival souvenirs before the festival begins.
The Shippensburg Corn Festival, one of the largest one-day street festivals in the nation, celebrates its 32nd anniversary this year. Run entirely by local volunteers, …
By AMBER SOUTH
Some heated discussion among Shippensburg Borough Council Tuesday resulted in an agreement to push a draft of an ordinance to allow chicken ownership in the borough into the legal clean-up process.
Solicitor Sam Wiser will bring a revised version of the ordinance to a future meeting. More revisions will be made if needed, upon advertisement there will be 30 days for public appeal, then the ordinance will go to vote once discussion ends.
For council, the move means it is finally nearing the conclusion on an issue that …
SHIPPENSBURG — Steven Brenize will be making an announcement about the race for the 89th House District at 1 p.m. Friday at the King Street gazebo in Shippensburg
Brenize, a member of Shippensburg Borough Council, previously announced that he was an Independent candidate for the office currently held by Rep. Rob Kauffman, R-Chambersburg. He has said he is a member of the Local Liberty Party.
Susan Spicka, Democratic candidate for the 89th, said she will attend the announcement with Shippensburg Borough Council President Andrea Lage and others.