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OBITUARIES
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.
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NEWS
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.
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE, Waynesboro | 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.
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
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
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
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