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April 28, 2010
Rodney "Rod" Wayne MidKiff, 55, of 11729 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, Pa., died Monday, April 19, 2010, at Harrisburg (Pa.) Hospital after a long illness. The family will receive friends Saturday one hour prior to service. The service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Lochstampfor Funeral Home Inc., Waynesboro. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, with full military honors presented by VFW Nitterhouse Post 1599.
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NEWS
January 20, 2009
OCT. 25, 1959-JAN. 18, 2009 McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Carrie C. Crone, 49, of McConnellsburg, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at Stonebridge Health and Rehab in Duncannon, Pa. Born Oct. 25, 1959, in McConnellsburg, she was the daughter of Carolyn Carbaugh of McConnellsburg and the late Herman C. Carbaugh. She was employed as a registered nurse at Fulton County Medical Center for more than 10 years. She was a member of McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co., and was a CPR instructor and trainer for the American Heart Association.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | March 27, 2004
bobp@herald-mail.com 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.
OBITUARIES
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | July 27, 2007
Editor's note: State Rep. Todd A. Rock, R-Franklin, recently returned to district work after his first session in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and sat down recently with Herald-Mail reporter Jennifer Fitch. The budget process, which ended in a $27.2 billion spending plan signed July 17, included a one-day furlough of state employees. The furlough instituted by Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell left nearly 24,000 state employees without work on July 9 and closed driver's license centers, state parks and welcome centers.
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