March 28, 2011
Crews battled a house fire Monday evening in a subdivision off Pa. 16 west of Greencastle. Firefighters from several companies responded at about 7 p.m. to 10099 Lindale Ave., which is in a neighborhood across from Calvary Baptist Church in Antrim Township. Fire damage was contained to the garage and attic above it, but the smoke damage extended throughout the two-story house, Rescue Hose Co. Deputy Fire Chief J.R. Koons said. Koons said a neighbor spotted the fire, called 911 and helped to evacuate a woman and her dog from the home.
March 14, 2011
SEPT. 2, 1923-MARCH 12, 2011 GREENCASTLE, Pa. — David W. Statler, 87, of 255 Baumgardner Drive, Greencastle, died unexpectedly at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2011, in his home. Born Sept. 2, 1923, in Antrim Township, Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late D.J. Raymond and Nellie Blanche (Hoover) Statler. David was employed as a manager of the former Acme Grocery Stores in Greencastle and Chambersburg, and later worked 25 years as a meat cutter at the former Acme Abattoir in Greencastle, retiring in 1983.
March 10, 2011
A Hagerstown man who was struck on his bicycle by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday night in Antrim Township, Pa., was taken to Meritus Medical Center to be treated for serious injuries, Pennsylvania State Police said. Albert E. Myers, 61, of Hagerstown, was not listed as a patient at Meritus Medical Center on Thursday morning and was not in the emergency room, a hospital spokeswoman said. Myers was riding his bicycle in the 600 block of Hykes Road at about 10:20 p.m., when he was struck by a vehicle that left the scene, according to a state police press release.
February 21, 2011
An Antrim Township man plans to announce his candidacy for Franklin County Commissioner at the county courthouse Wednesday morning. Dan Pellicano, a Republican who lives in Antrim Township, said in a news release that his background in business would serve him well as a county commissioner. He described himself as a a lifelong conservative who values everyone’s input and believes that a public official’s primary motivation should be to serve as the voice of the citizens he represents.
January 23, 2011
Minor grease fire reported FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. — The Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department responded Sunday to a minor grease fire at a pizza shop at Lincoln Way East and Mont Alto Road, according to Franklin County Emergency Services and a fire official. No one was hurt in the fire, which was reported at 11:55 a.m. Sunday. Firefighters cleared the scene by 12:06 p.m., a 911 dispatcher said. Two injured when SUV overturns NEEDMORE, Pa. — Two Harrisonville, Pa., residents were taken to Fulton County Medical Center with minor injuries Saturday after the sport utility vehicle in which they were riding lost traction and overturned, according to a Pennsylvania State Police news release.
January 12, 2011
After more than a year of spirited debate, the Antrim Township Board of Supervisors has approved the sale of its water system. At Tuesday's meeting, supervisors voted to sell the Antrim Township Municipal Authority water system to the Greencastle Area Franklin County Water Authority. GAFCWA Manager Kenneth Womack said the deal will cost the Borough of Greencastle more than $1 million and the borough would have to assume ATMA's $650,000 debt to the township. Before reaching an agreement, two main issues had to be ironed out. "One was (those)
December 29, 2010
Antrim Township Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday at 11 a.m. to vote on its calendar year 2011 budget. The five-member board approved a preliminary version of the budget on Nov. 23, according to township documents. Township Secretary Mary Klein said the 2011 budget maintains the zero mill tax rate established by the board for calendar years 2009 and 2010. Antrim struggled to meet revenue projections in 2010, according to township documents. General fund revenue for the current year is expected to end up $1,690,101 short of what was budgeted.
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.