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by DON AINES | August 26, 2004
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - No body or murder weapon were found and the physical evidence consisted primarily of two shell casings found 14 years apart at different locations, making the 1985 disappearance of Melvin Snyder a perfect case for "Forensic Files. " The disappearance of the Greencastle, Pa., man and the investigation, trial and conviction of Ronald W. Harshman were featured in an episode Wednesday night on Court TV. Franklin County District Attorney John F. Nelson and Assistant District Attorney Angela Krom, who together prosecuted the case, were told by producers the show would air tonight.
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NEWS
November 2, 2011
Franklin County Emergency Services report The following incidents were reported by Franklin County (Pa.) Emergency Services: Monday • 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.
NEWS
May 8, 2012
Franklin County man charged with stealing grates A Franklin County, Pa., man has been charged with stealing grates and selling them for scrap, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. James Thomas Golden, 31, of Waynesboro, Pa., was charged with theft and receiving stolen property, police said. Police allege Golden removed several storm grates from the side of Pa. 16 in Antrim Township and then apparently sold them for scrap metal.
OBITUARIES
October 31, 2012
Carl L. Gudgeon, 78, of Chambersburg, Pa., died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Chambersburg Hospital. A graveside service will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Browns Mill Cemetery, Kauffman's Station, Antrim Township, Pa., with Pastor Alan Smith officiating. Military honors will be provided by the VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard. Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg.
NEWS
March 19, 2012
A safe containing about $418 was stolen from Manito School last week, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The building at 7564 Browns Mill Road in Antrim Township was broken into between 8 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday, police said. Anyone with any information about the theft may call state police at 717-264-5161.
NEWS
June 23, 2013
The Franklin County office of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announces the following work schedule for Monday through Friday: Bridge work: Corner Road in Montgomery Township Skin patching: Tomstown Road in Quincy and Washington townships Headwalls: Path Valley Road in Fannett Township; Orrstown Road in Southampton Township; and Hill and Worleytown roads in Antrim Township
NEWS
by DON AINES | July 19, 2006
KAUFFMAN, Pa. - The Old Brown's Mill School Museum, the oldest preserved example of a one-room schoolhouse in Franklin County, Pa., will be open to the public Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. through August. Admission is free to the school on Browns Mill Road in Antrim Township, though donations will be accepted to help pay for the school's upkeep. Built in 1836, 51 subscribers paid for its construction on land donated by Ezra Brown. The school remained in operation until 1922, when the nearby Brown's Mill Consolidated School opened.
NEWS
January 19, 2012
Antrim Township, Pa., officials have announced traffic on Hykes Road will be interrupted on Wednesday, Jan. 25, throughout the day. A contractor will be doing work all day in that area. The contractor will be stopping traffic completely for intermittent 30-minute periods between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. When traffic is not shut down completely, there will be a single lane of controlled traffic. The township recommends that residents avoid using Hykes Road for through-traffic altogether on Wednesday, Jan. 25, if possible.
NEWS
December 4, 2006
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Police said Sunday they are investigating the death of a Hagerstown man, but do not suspect foul play. The body of Eric Alan Ford, 28, was found at 4:30 a.m. Saturday in a wooded area off of McClanahan Road in Antrim Township, Pennsylvania State Police said. "His family had reported him missing," Trooper Jeffrey Bopp said. Bopp said state police believed Ford might have been in the area, and a trooper found the body. Police said the investigation was continuing.
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