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NEWS
February 2, 1999
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A Mercersburg, Pa., man died early Monday when he was thrown from his car on Pa. 16 just west of Hill Road in Antrim Township, Pa. James Reed Reesor, 21, of 12071 Buchanan Trail West, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 3:20 a.m. accident by Franklin County Coroner Ken Peiffer, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Police believe Reesor was eastbound when his 1991 Ford Escort left the road, hit several objects and began to roll side over side. After Reesor was ejected, his car continued on, coming to rest in the parking lot of the Hill Crest Restaurant, police said.
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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
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.
NEWS
November 30, 1999
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. ? A 14-year-old boy was charged with driving under the influence earlier this month, Pennsylvania State Police said. The boy got drunk after his mother went to bed and took the family's vehicle, troopers said in a news release Wednesday. He was driving north on Brownsmill Road on Oct. 6 just after midnight. The boy drove off the right berm and struck a stone-and-cement corner pillar near Brownsmill Cemetery in Antrim Township, Pa., troopers alleged. The boy was also charged with theft and driving without a license, troopers said.
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