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NEWS
September 13, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Jalen Fitzpatrick passed for 114 yards and a touchdown as Harrisburg (1-2, 1-1) shut out Chambersburg (0-3, 0-2) in the Mid-Penn Commonwealth. Brian Reese threw for 116 yards for the Trojans, connecting for 41 yards each to ConRoy Smith and Jordan Franklin.
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NEWS
February 26, 2013
A 16-year-old boy was charged with stabbing a man Monday night at a home in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania State Police said. The boy, whose name was not released, was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault, according to a state police news release. Troopers allege the incident happened during a domestic dispute at 8:20 p.m. Monday, when the boy stabbed 29-year-old Michael W. Landon at a residence on Heintzelman Avenue in Chambersburg. Landon was taken to the hospital to be treated for two stab wounds, according to the release.
NEWS
September 18, 2012
Commerce Street in Chambersburg, Pa., is closed due to flooding, according to Chambersburg Borough Manager Jeffrey Stonehill.
NEWS
September 15, 2012
A Chambersburg man was flown from the scene of a two-vehicle crash north of Greencastle, Pa., on Molly Pitcher Highway at Colorado Street, Pennsylvania State Police said. Bradley S. Lucas was not wearing a seat belt when the crash was reported at 1:33 p.m., troopers said. The driver of the other vehicle, Claudia T. Harris of Texas, and passenger Brett L. Haddock and a 2-year-old boy, both of Chambersburg, sustained minor injuries, troopers said. Both vehicles were towed from the crash site, troopers said.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | June 17, 2011
A strong thunderstorm with accompanying lightning was being blamed for a fire that damaged an historic home in Chambersburg on Thursday night. Chambersburg's Emergency Services Chief William FitzGerald said a home at 411 Philadelphia Ave. in Chambersburg was struck by lightning, which ignited the cupola — a small structure on the top of a roof. When firefighters arrived shortly after 10:30 p.m., FitzGerald said, they saw smoke showing from the three-story brick and frame single-family home.
NEWS
August 8, 2012
Signs installed Wednesday at the intersection of Scotland and Norland avenues advise residents they cannot turn on a red signal. The Borough of Chambersburg hired Transportation Planning and Design Inc. to update the traffic signal permit with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to add the feature, Borough Manager Jeffrey Stonehill said. The reason for the change concerns the narrow turning radius on each corner, Stonehill said. PennDOT authorized the change in June, he said.
NEWS
January 11, 2012
Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., will hold a jobs and economy town hall meeting at 9 a.m. Friday at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg. Attendees must present photo identification to gain entrance to the depot. Visitors should use Advantage Avenue to access the gate at the intersection with Wisconsin Avenue. The town hall meeting will be held in the depot's building No. 10 at 1 Overcash Road.
NEWS
June 15, 2011
A Pa. 316 bridge over railroad tracks one and a half miles southeast of Chambersburg will close June 28 for several months. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Michael Crochunis said the bridge deck, abutment and beams will be replaced in the $1.8 million rehabilitation project. PennDOT will post Pa. 914 and Interstate 81 as the detour route, Crochunis said. The work is expected to continue through September, he said. The bridge, which was built in 1937, is listed as “structurally deficient” in the PennDOT system.
NEWS
September 16, 2012
A Chambersburg man was flown from the scene of a two-vehicle crash north of Greencastle, Pa., on Molly Pitcher Highway at Colorado Street, Pennsylvania State Police said Saturday. Bradley S. Lucas was not wearing a seat belt when the crash was reported at 1:33 p.m., troopers said. A spokesman for York (Pa.) Hospital said on Sunday night that Lucas was released. The driver of the other vehicle, Claudia T. Harris of Texas, and passenger Brett L. Haddock and a 2-year-old boy, both of Chambersburg, sustained minor injuries, troopers said.
NEWS
August 3, 2012
Northbound Interstate 81 between Chambersburg and Scotland was closed Friday afternoon as a result of a crash near Exit 20, according to a Franklin County 911 dispatcher. A Pennsylvania state trooper said the accident, which was called in at 2:16 p.m., involved more than one vehicle, but had no other details. A member of the Franklin Volunteer Fire Co. in Chambersburg said a medevac helicopter had been called to the scene. Traffic was being detoured at Exit 16 onto U.S. 30 east to Pa. 997, the dispatcher said.
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