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.
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.
July 31, 1997
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer, Waynesboro GREENCASTLE, Pa. - When Teresa Schnoor looks out her office window in the Antrim Township municipal building on Antrim Church Road, she sees a large field of corn. It's a pastoral setting that will soon be transformed into a shopping center with a grocery store and eventually a department store and smaller retail outlets. Schnoor, an Antrim Township administrator in charge of economic development, said preliminary plans for the center are approved.
September 18, 1998
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The Antrim Township Supervisors gave the go-ahead to a 135-unit addition to the Moss Springs housing development that its owners hope will attract older, retired buyers. Site work on the 40-acre tract begins this month with construction on the first units scheduled for later this fall, said Gary McCray, a partner in the development company building the project. McCray, 49, said the units, called villas, will be built four to a lot. Each will measure 2,000 square feet and feature a two-car garage.
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.
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 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.