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by DON AINES | May 10, 2004
CONCORD, Pa. - A Perry County, Pa., man was killed Saturday afternoon in a one-car crash two miles south of Concord in Fannett Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Lester S. Bippus Jr., 57, of East Waterford, Pa., was pronounced dead at the scene of the 4:20 p.m. accident, according to Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner. He died of multiple head and chest injuries, Conner said. Police said Bippus was driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla north 3/10 of a mile north of Pa. 274 when he ran off the right side of the road.
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by DON AINES | June 17, 2004
DRY RUN, Pa. - A Fannett Township woman found dead under a riding lawn mower Tuesday afternoon died of compressional asphyxia, Franklin County Deputy Coroner Kenneth L. Peiffer said Wednesday. An autopsy was performed Wednesday at Lehigh Valley Medical Center in Allentown, Pa., on the body of Eva S. Martin, 66, of 21479 Path Valley Road, Peiffer said. It showed that the weight of the mower on her body caused her to suffocate. Peiffer said Tuesday that Martin probably died between noon and 1 p.m. Her body was discovered by a niece.
NEWS
June 25, 2009
Hagerstown residents injured in I-81 crash STATE LINE, Pa. -- Two Hagerstown residents were injured in a single-car accident on Interstate 81 early Wednesday, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. A 1999 Honda Civic operated by Skylar Brae Jagodowski, 21, of Hagerstown, was traveling south on I-81 near the Maryland state line at 12:43 a.m. when it went into the median, flipped onto its roof and came to rest in the northbound lanes, the release said. Jagodowski and an unidentified 33-year-old passenger, also from Hagerstown, were taken to Washington County Hospital, the release said.
NEWS
August 29, 2010
Editor's note: Millions of dollars worth of road projects are under way in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and southcentral Pennsylvania. Drivers will find themselves navigating through detours and delays. The Herald-Mail will run this feature regularly on Mondays this summer and into the fall to get motorists ready for the start of the work week. Here is what to anticipate on the roads this week: West Virginia Motorists traveling on the old route for W.Va.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | December 13, 2011
Changes to Pennsylvania's legislative districts will slice up Franklin County and divide it among several politicians. On Monday, the state Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved its final maps, which are based on population changes found in 2010 Census data. Redistricting is required every 10 years by the U.S. Constitution. State Rep. Todd Rock, a Republican, said his 90th House District in southern Franklin County gained 9,000 people in the past decade. Because of that, the geographical boundaries of his district will shrink.
NEWS
By DON AINES | October 30, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A 73-year-old Fayetteville, Pa., man charged with shooting at a vehicle - unaware at the time that his nephew was driving it - pleaded guilty Monday in Franklin County Court to aggravated assault. Max E. Goshorn of 2124 Hafer Road faces as many as 10 years in prison on the second-degree felony conviction, Judge Richard Walsh explained to him. His sentencing is set for Nov. 28. Goshorn was driving on Timmons Road in Fannett Township at about 3 p.m. March 8 when the shooting occurred, Pennsylvania State Police said.
NEWS
March 19, 2001
Police log March 19 Morning Herald ROXBURY, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are looking for information on the individual who spray-painted the Lurgan Township Recreation Center last week. Someone used a maroon spray paint and painted a concession stand wall with the phrase "420 potheads rule. " The person then painted the pavilion with the phrase "420 burn team" between 9 p.m. March 11 and 7 a.m. March 12, police said. Anyone with information can call Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg at 717-264-5161 and reference case H3-1181265.
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