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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | May 27, 2009
Supervisors change insurance carrier GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Antrim Township will pay less to insure more of its assets in the coming year. The board of supervisors voted unanimously to accept a bid from Kilmer Insurance Ageny of Wyalusing, Pa., that was about $10,000 less than what the board paid Strickler Insurance of Chambersburg, Pa., in 2008 and early 2009. Township Administrator Brad Graham recommended the board accept Kilmer's bid of $97,863 for the upcoming year.
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By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | August 15, 2012
The Antrim Township Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution to create a Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) program that it hopes will be a shot in the arm for the Greencastle-Antrim business community. The program provides incentives for owners of eligible commercial properties to undertake improvements by easing the usual burden of increased taxes that come with an improved property and higher tax assessment. “In the short term, it would mean less tax revenue, but in the long term, it would mean a potential for drawing in more business and more tax revenue,” Antrim Township Administrator Brad Graham said.
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March 1, 1997
By LISA GRAYBEAL Staff Writer, Waynesboro GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Antrim Township, Pa., residents can dump their trash for free at the Upton landfill starting today. Township residents can dump up to four 30-gallon bags of trash every week at the landfill on 9760 Letzburg Road, said Teresa Schnoor, township administrator. The landfill is permitted to accept up to 1,850 tons of trash a day. The trash is accepted from 7 to 11 a.m. "As a host municipality, they (township supervisors)
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May 8, 2008
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Officials in Antrim Township, Pa., will be presented with an award next week at the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors Conference. Antrim Township was named first runner-up for the Road & Bridge Safety Award, according to a news release. The award recognizes townships for contributions of time and effort in making roads and bridges safer for motorists, the news release stated. Providence Township in Lancaster County was named the winner of the award by the supervisors association, the Pennsylvania Highway Information Association and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
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November 4, 2009
o Fridgen elected to school board GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- The Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that Antrim Township, Pa., resident Joel Fridgen has been chosen as the Chamber's new executive director. Effective Monday, Fridgen replaces Bill Gour, who resigned in late August. Fridgen, former plant manager for Regency Thermographers, is a 1977 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, according to a news release. "I am excited and looking forward to working with the Chamber's board of directors," he said.
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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | October 2, 2009
GREENCASTLE, PA. -- Traffic should move smoothly through the Borough of Greencastle and Antrim Township this fall when more than eight miles of area paving projects come to a close. As early as Oct. 15, PennDOT and Antrim Township will wrap up all 2009 paving projects on major thoroughfares, officials said. Some bridge paving and the Pa. 16 resurfacing project will continue in 2010, according to PennDOT. For nearly a year, traffic has been bottlenecked on Pa. 16 and bypasses around the town.
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by JENNIFER FITCH | March 1, 2006
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A public hearing regarding a proposed 510-unit development along U.S. 11 north of the Maryland state line in Antrim Township, Pa., drew quite a crowd Tuesday. People listened from the hallway as Anne K. Anderson from the engineering firm CEDG of Mechanicsburg, Pa., presented the details of the Molly Pitcher planned residential development, where the 166 single-family houses would start around $350,000. A traffic engineer said there could be 700 vehicles traveling between U.S. 11 and the development during the peak evening hour once all the houses are built.
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By ASHLEY HARTMAN | September 8, 2007
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The Antrim Township Board of Supervisors received six applications Friday from those interested in filling the vacancy left by Robert Whitmore, who resigned Aug. 31. Larry L. Eberly , Rodney L. Eberly and Robert H. Schemmerling, all of Greencastle; Dwight Thrush of Chambersburg, Pa.; and John F. Alleman of State Line, Pa., submitted their letters of interest and rsums by the noon deadline. Fred Young III of Greencastle submitted his application after the deadline.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | October 7, 2008
GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- An 18-year Antrim Township, Pa., supervisor and longtime supporter of emergency services in the Greencastle area died Sunday at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital. B.J. Roberts Jr. was 68 and had battled cancer. "He was a visionary to make sure the next generation and generations beyond had a good quality of life," said Ben Thomas Jr., former Antrim Township manager. Roberts, vice president of Medic 2 Advanced Life Support, lost a re-election bid in 2005, the same year he drove a tractor-trailer of donated supplies to the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast.
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