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.
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.
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.
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.
June 22, 1998
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Franklin County District Attorney John F. Nelson said Monday he could not comment on which unsolved homicides an investigating grand jury may look into later this year, but some cases on Pennsylvania State Police records remain open: HEIGHT="6" ALT=" " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Debra Ray Witmer, 21, of St. Thomas, Pa., was last seen alive on May 27, 1981. Her skeletal remains were found in April 1982 in a quarry near Williamson, Pa., according to police.
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.