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by JENNIFER FITCH | March 29, 2006
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A $250 million business park envisioned on the west side of Interstate 81 at Exit 3 is moving closer to becoming a reality. The Antrim Township (Pa.) Supervisors on Tuesday gave their blessing to the concept following a presentation by Perini Industrial Land LLC. The business park remains in the early stages of development a decade after being first discussed, but the developer is looking to contact all the state and local agencies involved and soon be able to submit full land development plans.
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by JENNIFER FITCH | May 31, 2006
GREENCASTLE, PA. Antrim Township, Pa., has adopted Conservation by Design standards that aim to preserve open space during the development process. The guidelines split the board of supervisors but were enacted Tuesday with the approval of James Byers, Robert Whitmore and Scott Diffenderfer. Dissenting votes were cast by Sam Miller and Curtis Myers, who had asked for more time to review the ordinance amendments. Antrim Township began looking at Conservation by Design in 2003 and becomes the first municipality in Franklin County, Pa., to adopt the practices.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | September 6, 2007
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Elected officials from the Borough of Greencastle and neighboring Antrim Township, Pa., have been considering for some time whether to develop a regional police department. A committee of representatives from both municipalities plans to make presentations in February 2008, after newly elected board members take office, committee member Paul Schemel said. "We're looking to see how the other departments work," he said. The committee wants to identify both successful and failed regional departments and visit them, Schemel said.
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July 25, 2008
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A Middletown, Pa., man had minor injuries after a tractor-trailer pushed the van he was driving into a tree Thursday afternoon in Antrim Township, Pennsylvania State Police said. Mark Duncil, 55, was taken to Chambersburg Hospital and later released after the Ford E-350 van he was driving was struck by a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Pa. 16 and Rabbit Road, according to a news release. At about 12:30 p.m., the tractor-trailer, which was driven by Christopher Smith, 33, of Middleburg, Pa., hit the van from behind, pushed it into a tree and then rolled over onto the van, police said.
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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 JENNIFER FITCH | October 10, 2007
Chambersburg, Pa. ? A two-alarm fire destroyed an Antrim Township couple's Talhelm Road home Wednesday afternoon. Neighbor Linda Ganoe said she heard an odd "shhhhh" sound at noon and saw flames coming from the corner of Donald and Shirley McNamee's home at 8515 Talhelm Road. "I ran in and called the fire department hysterically," Ganoe said. She also called Donald McNamee at work. He called his wife, who left her job at Frederick Memorial Hospital and spent almost two hours in transit.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | August 3, 2007
STATE LINE, Pa. - Starting Monday, Aug. 13, U.S. 11 will be resurfaced from the Mason-Dixon Line to South Washington Street in Antrim Township, Pa., according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Site preparations begin Wednesday, Aug. 8. The project also includes resurfacing 5 1/2 miles of Pa. 16 from Mercersburg, Pa., to Upton, Pa., PennDOT spokesman Michael Crochunis said. About 6,200 vehicles use Pa. 16 in that area daily, he said. U.S. 11 is used by 15,000 vehicles every day in the section that will be repaved, Crochunis said.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | October 18, 2011
Hykes Road will reopen and Milnor Road will close permanently on Oct. 26 as part of ongoing construction for Norfolk Southern's new $95 million facility in Antrim Township, Pa. The rail-truck facility designed to aid in the shipment of containerized freight is on target to open at the end of 2012, according to Roger Bennett, industrial development director for the Norfolk Southern Corp. Bennett addressed the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, providing updates to his presentation from April 2010.
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November 3, 2011
Pa. incidents reported The following incidents were reported Monday by Franklin County (Pa.) Emergency Services: At 4:31 p.m., a shed fire in the 9400 block of Rabbit Road South in Antrim Township. At 7:15 p.m., a traffic accident in the 900 block of Wayne Avenue in Chambersburg. Tuesday At 5:07 a.m., a commercial fire alarm in the 1400 block of Philadelphia Avenue in Chambersburg. At 7:35 a.m., a traffic accident in the 2800 block of Buchanan Trail West in Antrim Township.
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