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.
March 31, 2012
“Greencastle” got the red carpet treatment Saturday night in Hagerstown with a soldout show at The Maryland Theatre. Many of the people who lined up along South Potomac Street waiting to enter were from Greencastle, Pa., the town just north of the Mason-Dixon Line where the eponymously named movie is set. Clad in tuxedos and evening gowns, cast and crew from the film climbed out of a series of stretch limousines and walked between the...
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.
February 27, 2012
Mr. Alvin G. "Short" Harshman, 86, a resident of The Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville, Pa., and formerly of 9001 Larry Drive, Greencastle, died at 3:43 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Chambersburg Hospital. Born March 26, 1925, in Quincy Township, Pa., he was the son of the late Aaron and Margaret C. (Hartman) Harshman. Mr. Harshman attended Clay Hill School. He and his wife, Erma P. (Fahrney) Harshman, were married July 21, 1945. They lived at their Larry Drive residence from 1970 until June 2011, when Mr. Harshman entered the nursing home.
January 24, 2012
Right now, Greencastle Greens Golf Club has a “bring your own” policy for golf tournaments and golf leagues. But Greencastle Greens wants to reduce its liability by securing a liquor license. The hitch is the golf course is in Antrim Township - which is a dry township. During Tuesday's Antrim Township meeting, Susan Stepnick, sales and marketing manager for the Greencastle-area facility off Williamson Road, told the five supervisors that permitting golfers to bring liquor opens up the course to liability.
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.
January 2, 2012
Harold G. Young, 81, of Providence Place, and formerly of Shade Gap, Pa., and Greencastle, Pa., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. Born in Peters Township on Feb. 3, 1930, he was the son of the late J. Chalmers and Ruth (Graybill) Young of Welsh Run. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor R. (Shafer) Young in 2008. They were married 57 years. He was a 1947 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School. Harold was last employed with Mack Trucks in Hagerstown for more than 30 years, and prior to that at Maugansville Elevator & Lumber Co. Harold was also a custom cabinetmaker in his early married life.
November 8, 2011
Early numbers at the polls indicate that two new faces will join Greencastle Borough Council come Jan. 1, 2012. According to unofficial results with two precincts reporting, incumbent Republican Jim Farley led the race with 407 votes, followed by two newcomers, Republican Frank Webster Jr. and Democrat Wade G. Burkholder, with 340 and 333 votes, respectively. Incumbent Duane Kinzer, Republican received 268 votes. The top three vote-getters will win four-year seats on council.
November 6, 2011
Mrs. M. Jane (Pensinger) Shupp, 100, a resident of Ravenwood Lutheran Village and formerly of Oak Hill Ave., both of Hagerstown, Md., died at 12:32 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at the nursing home. Born April 11, 1911, in Antrim Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late L. Roy and Mary E. “Mayme” (Snyder) Pensinger. She lived her early life in the Greencastle area. Mrs. Shupp graduated from Greencastle High School with the class of 1928. She graduated from Shippensburg Normal School in 1930 and later graduated from Shepherd College.