December 27, 2010
Donald E. Barnhart, 60, formerly of 2131 Buchanan Trail East, Greencastle, Pa., and a resident of Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville, Pa., died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Thursday at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle. A memorial service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Dick Heckman officiating. Burial will follow in Macedonia Church Cemetery, Antrim Township.
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.
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.
August 3, 2011
An 11-year-old boy suffered major injuries to his left leg in an incident involving a train Wednesday, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. Police said it appears the boy, who is from Chambersburg, Pa., was jumping off a train at 1:30 p.m. The incident occurred off Friendship Village Road about 100 yards south of Kauffman Road in Antrim Township, Pa. "Investigation continues into how the juvenile got onto (the) train and where," the news release stated. Norfolk Southern is conducting its own investigation into the incident, police said.
August 3, 2010
Burn ban still in effect for Washington Township WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- A burn ban remains in effect in Washington Township, Pa. Township Manager Mike Christopher said Monday that most people seem to be complying with the ban. He said he spoke to Blue Ridge (Pa.) Fire Chief Jim Meek about burning conditions, and Meek said the ban continues to be necessary due to the lack of rain. The ban applies to all outside burning, other than gas or charcoal grills, Christopher said.
March 8, 2009
Anthony V. Klimas, 89 SEPT. 20, 1919-MARCH 6, 2009 ANTRIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Anthony V. Klimas, 89, of Antrim Township, died Friday, March 6, 2009, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital. Born Sept. 20, 1919, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Walter and Anna Glabus Klimas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth B. Klimas, in 2006. They were married June 15, 1941. He was a school bus driver for the Rose Tree School District in Media, Pa. and a truck driver for the former Horn and Hardart in Philadelphia.
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.
July 16, 2006
Stabbing reported FREDERICK, Md. - A man told the Frederick Police Department that he was stabbed in the chest early Saturday, receiving a nonlife-threatening injury, according to a department press release. Police said the victim told them he was walking near Hillcrest Elementary School about 12:30 a.m. when a male stabbed him with "an unknown implement," according to the release. The victim described the man who stabbed him as being in his late 20s and weighing about 165 pounds, according to the release.
September 8, 2006
Joint planning meeting canceled GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A joint meeting between Greencastle-Antrim School District, Greencastle and Antrim Township, Pa., elected officials and staff planned for 7 p.m. Monday has been canceled. The entities are developing a joint comprehensive plan with consultants to plan for the community's future. Grants totaling $66,500 have been obtained for the project, Greencastle Borough Manager Ken Myers said. The planning will include public hearings for input.
November 3, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Voter turnout across Franklin County, Pa., for Tuesday's municipal elections appeared to be low in the first half of the day. Voters across the county will determine new and returning members of school boards, borough councils and boards of township supervisors. Franklin County Commissioners Chairman Bob Thomas said he visited polls in Chambersburg, Antrim Township and Washington Township by 2 p.m. Washington Township, a municipality with a contested Waynesboro Area School Board seat, had notably higher turnout than the other areas, but Thomas said he expects overall turnout will be lower than the 25 percent he predicted.