November 25, 2002
The following people were granted final decrees of divorce in September: Mark E. Hornbaker vs. Sharon K. Hornbaker. Melanie Rickard vs. Gerry Rickard Jr. Mary J. Brindle vs. Jack W. Brindle. Pimpun Tubhirun vs. Jose Grimaldo. Shirley A. Ankeney vs. John D. Ankeney. Irene Donna Thompson vs. William David Thompson. Bonnie Kay Chaney vs. Charles Clayton Chaney. Tammy A. Etheridge vs. Harold W. Etheridge Jr. John Evan Page vs. Michelle Marie Biser Page.
December 20, 2011
The following were issued final decrees of divorce in October 2011: Brenda L. Wingfield vs. Edward A. Wingfield Jr. Kyle Paradise vs. Clinton E. Paradise Keith Lee Keefer vs. Denise Ann Keefer Tricia L. Johnson vs. Christopher S. Johnson Joan Elaine Gillespie vs. Samuel Lee Jackson Gillespie John Sottile vs. Susan Sottile Morgan K. Smith vs. Christopher S. Loftin William Proctor vs. Jaime Gilmore Proctor ...
March 12, 1999
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - As four former employees of Pennsylvania Modular Homes Inc. looked on Thursday, the company and the owner of the building in which it once made homes concluded what one attorney called a "business divorce. " [cont. from news page ] At the hearing on a preliminary injunction filed last Friday in Franklin County Court, Pennsylvania Modular agreed to pay back rent to DRI Holding Co. Inc. along with utilities and other bills through the end of March, according to Steve Bresset, the attorney for DRI. DRI Holding owns the South Main Street building where Pennsylvania Modular Homes was located, according to court records.
May 18, 2012
Maryland's highest court has issued a ruling recognizing divorce for valid out-of-state same-sex marriages. The Court of Appeals issued the ruling Friday. The ruling says Maryland courts should withhold recognition of a valid foreign marriage only if that marriage is “repugnant” to state public policy. The court says the threshold is a high bar that has not been met in the case that it ruled on. The case involved two women who were married in California and denied a divorce in 2010 by a Maryland judge who said their marriage was not valid in the state.
February 18, 1997
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Fourteen parents going through a divorce attended the first court-ordered parenting class here Tuesday in an effort to minimize the damage to children in a divorce. The four-hour class is designed to teach parents some basic rules to follow while going through a divorce, including not to fight in front of children and not to use children as weapons against your spouse. People divorce and remarry but they don't stop being parents, class instructor Jennifer A. Mastrofski said.
March 31, 2003
The following were issued final decrees of divorce in January: Pamela S. Schenck vs. Gregory N. Schenck. Elizabeth Ann McConnell vs. Rodney Lance McConnell. Kelly Jean Jenkins vs. Alfredo Jimenez Daniello. Beverly Ann Staley vs. David Thomas Staley. Teresa M. Cline vs. Douglas P. Cline. Stephanie Ann Renner vs. Eric Allen Renner. Florence Darlene Cooper vs. Leonard Wise Cooper. Tamariah Schnella vs. James Stephen Zarbaugh. The following were issued final decrees of divorce in February: Rodney L. Weagley vs. Lori Lynn Weagley.
March 9, 2000
Nationwide, about two couples get a marriage license for every couple that gets a divorce. The Tri-State area, however, does not match the average. In Maryland, the ratio is higher. Pennsylvania's rate is a little lower than the national rate. And in West Virginia, the ratio is just above one-to-one. The disparities are even greater at the county level. For example, in 1996, there were 3.67 marriage licenses per divorce in Washington County. In Berkeley County, W.Va.
October 26, 2009
The following were issued final decrees of divorce in August 2009: Thomas Edward Grout vs. Lisa Marie Grout Paula K. Hottinger vs. Paul A. Hottinger Denesa Knight vs. Vincent Knight Jr. Christopher Charles Turvin vs. Allison Turvin Christina Derr vs. Thomas M. Derr Bonnie Brewer vs. Sidney Brewer Joseph S. Hoffman Vs. Dawn M. Hoffman Douglas Lee Deimler vs. Samantha Lee Deimler Tina J. Saponara vs....
February 2, 1997
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Starting this month, parents planning to divorce in Franklin or Fulton counties must take a class designed to help them understand how their breakup could hurt their children. Divorce decrees won't be granted unless the class is completed, said President Judge John R. Walker of the 39th Judicial District Court of Common Pleas. "Who can say that we shouldn't try something like this to make it easier for children in divorce?"