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by DAN KAUFFMAN | January 10, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The gym was packed, the doors locked and fans turned away before No. 1 Chambersburg's Mid-Penn Commonwealth showdown against Harrisburg on Tuesday night. That is, before the junior varsity game. "I told our kids to enjoy it," Trojans coach Shawn Shreffler said of the atmosphere. "It was a special situation. " Those who got there early enough for the battle of unbeatens between the Trojans, ranked No. 10 in the Pennsylvania Class AAAA rankings, and the No. 2-ranked Cougars got their money's worth.
By DAN KAUFFMAN | February 9, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Having already defeated Harrisburg earlier this season in the Cougars' home gym, the No. 6 Chambersburg boys basketball team hoped to recreate that victory at home on Friday in the PIAA District 3-AAAA play-in round. Instead, the Trojans were done in by the basics -- rebounding and foul shooting. Harrisburg won the battle of the boards 38-26, and while Chambersburg took 28 foul shots to the Cougars' six, the Trojans missed 11 of them. It added up to a 58-52 loss and the end of Chambersburg's season.
October 19, 2008
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Mark Bayer, vice president and director of marketing for Orrstown Bank, and Crystal Stine, a marketing associate at the bank, attended the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition's Breast Cancer Leadership Training Seminar on Oct. 7 at the Harrisburg (Pa.) Hilton & Towers. Bayer and Stine presented a check for almost $13,000 to the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition to aid in its efforts and advocacy. The donation came from the bank's Think Pink Checking accounts opened over the last several months.
by BOB PARASILITI | March 27, 2004 GREENCASTLE, Pa. - When it comes to baseball, the jury might still be out on Greencastle-Antrim. But when it comes to the waiting game, the Blue Devils proved they could win a Mid Penn title. First, Greencastle waited for a half-hour before Harrisburg arrived at Barkdoll Field for Friday's game. Then, when the Cougars finally made the scene, the Blue Devils stood around some more at home plate and strolled to a 17-1 season-opening victory, halted by the mercy rule in the fourth inning.
November 22, 2008
Bruce M. Bookheimer, 65 OCT. 9, 1943-NOV. 20, 2008 HUSTONTOWN, Pa. - Bruce M. Bookheimer, 65, of 1172 Taylor Road, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Harrisburg (Pa.) General Hospital. Born Oct. 9, 1943, in Bedford, Pa., he was the son of the late George I. and Bertha A. Chilcoate Bookheimer. He retired as a welder from Grove Manufacturing in Shady Grove, Pa., after 40 years of service. He attended Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Harrisonville, Pa. He was a member of the Greencastle (Pa.)
October 3, 2006
HARRISBURG As his wife, children, and grandchildren watched from ringside, David Patrick of Maple Dell Farm in Woodbine, Md., exhibited both the Grand and Junior Champion at the All-American Ayrshire Show in Harrisburg on Sept. 20. After being named Intermediate Champion of last year's All-American, Maple Dell Zorro Dafourth won the 4-Year-Old class and was named Senior and Grand Champion. "This cow is just exceptional," judge Lynn Lee said. "She is the complete package with the winning combination of style, dairyness and a terrific mammary system.
October 20, 2012
Saturday, October 20, 2012 PREP VOLLEYBALL CRESAPTOWN, Md. - Heritage Academy swept Shalom Christian and Calvary Christian in the semifinals and final of the Mason Dixon Christian Conference tournament Saturday to win the championship for the third straight year. The Eagles (18-0) have won 55 straight best-of-5 matches - 51 of them in the MDCC over the last three years. Heritage swept Shalom 25-16, 25-20, 25-15 in the semis and Calvary 25-11, 29-27, 25-19 in the final.
October 23, 2011
J. Ann Horn, 56, of 181 Stanford Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away after a long battle with an aggressive breast cancer on Oct. 23, 2011, at her home, surrounded by her family. Born Friday, Feb. 4, 1955, in Harrisburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Robert William Kistler and Audrey Yvonne (Lyons) Kistler. She graduated from Susquehanna Township High School, Harrisburg, in 1973, and later graduated from medical secretarial school in Hagerstown. She was employed at Stine, Davis & Peck Insurance until 2009, and, along with her husband, owned and operated Superior Dairy in Hagerstown from 1998 until the present.
February 25, 2007
BOYS BASKETBALL Harrisburg 69, Chambersburg 25 HERSHEY, Pa. - Harrisburg meant business this time. The Cougars pressed Chambersburg from the opening tip and jumped out to an 8-0 lead before running roughshod over the Trojans for a victory in a PIAA District 3 Class AAAA tournament game. Harrisburg took Chambersburg out of its offense, turning the game into a sprint to the finish. The Trojans' frontcourt of DeVonte Merritt and Armond Perez combined for only three shots and Chambersburg totaled only 14 rebounds as a team.
May 8, 2010
Brechbill & Helman Construction Co. of Chambersburg, Pa., recently received the Green Building Association of Central Pennsylvania's 2010 Green Building Award for water efficiency at the association's annual awards dinner at the Wildwood Conference Center at Harrisburg (Pa.) Area Community College. The award was for the implementation of waterless and low-flow fixtures, installation of a water reuse tank for the manufacturing process and 100 percent reduction of potable water for landscaping maintenance at Vacon Inc. The new facility for Vacon's North American headquarters opened in November 2009.
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