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February 12, 2012
A Shippensburg woman was taken to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center on Wednesday after she allegedly fell asleep at the wheel of a Saturn sedan and crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer, according to a news release from Pennsylvania State Police. Karen Fedele, 51, of Shippensburg, was driving a 2002 Saturn north on Pa. 696 at about 2:52 p.m. Wednesday when the accident occurred, state police said. The Saturn crossed the center line and hit the back of a 1996 Mack tractor-trailer driven by Jennifer S. Meis, 48, of Lomira, Wis., state police said.
NEWS
June 13, 2012
A 1-year-old girl was taken to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center Wednesday after her baby carriage was struck by a vehicle and dragged for about two car lengths on a Chambersburg street, police said. The girl was being pushed in a baby carriage across the pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of Cedar and West Queen streets when a 1997 Chevy Blazer being driven by Joan Brown of 323 Warm Spring Road in  Chambersburg hit the carriage at about 5:30 p.m., Chambersburg police said. The child was extricated from beneath the vehicle by emergency personnel from the Franklin Fire Co., police said.
NEWS
August 29, 2009
Vivian P. Fahrney Besecker Carbaugh, 89, of Five Forks, Pa., died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at Hershey Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Five Forks Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. A service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.
NEWS
September 26, 2000
Baby still in critical condition WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A two-month-old baby remained in critical condition Tuesday night at Hershey Medical Center from injuries he suffered in an incident in his home on Sept. 15, a hospital spokeswoman said. The father, John Cramer Sr., of 7670 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, has been released from Franklin County Prison on $75,000 bail, according to a prison spokesman. Cramer was being held on charges of aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of children and reckless endangerment, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
NEWS
by JENNIFER FITCH | May 26, 2006
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Waynesboro man was taken to Hershey Medical Center on Thursday after he was shot in the face with a pellet as he drove on Pa. 16 through the town's square late Wednesday. The 55-year-old, who was not identified by Waynesboro police, was conscious while he was airlifted from Waynesboro Hospital to Hershey Medical Center, Police Chief Ray Shultz said. The man's injuries are not life-threatening, Shultz said. The man was driving west on Pa. 16 with his vehicle's window down.
NEWS
April 17, 2013
Police are investigating the death of an Adams County, Pa., man who was found in a restaurant parking lot and died in a hospital four days later. Robert Branson, 28, of 247 Tract Road in Fairfield, Pa., died April 13 at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center, according to a news release from the Waynesboro Police Department. Police said they responded at about 7 p.m. April 9 to a report of an unresponsive individual lying adjacent to the parking lot at the McDonald's restaurant at 302 E. Main St. Branson was taken to the Waynesboro Hospital for initial treatment and was then transferred to Hershey Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
NEWS
by DON AINES | June 28, 2005
chambersburg@herald-mail.com FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - The daughter of a man killed Sunday when his motorcycle collided with a car has been released from Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. Erika Ditch, 15, of 7522 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, Pa., was released late Sunday, according to her mother, Benita Ditch. "That's helping us get through this. At least she made it," Benita Ditch said Monday. "She just has a lot of bruises and brush burn. " Roger L. Ditch, 43, died Sunday at Hershey Medical Center of injuries he sustained in the 11:50 a.m. crash in front of Henicle's Market, 7798 Lincoln Way East, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
NEWS
July 10, 1998
Engagements | archives | Kegley-Hendershot Amy Elizabeth Kegley and Michael Harley Hendershot of Hagerstown wish to announce their engagement. Ms. Kegley is the daughter of James Kegley of Bowie, Md., and Aileen Sturtz of Hyndman, Pa. She is a 1993 graduate of Hyndman High School. She is a homemaker. Mr. Hendershot is the son of Dave Hendershot of Marlowe, W.Va. and Gale Hendershot of Hagerstown. He is a 1988 graduate of North Hagerstown High School.
NEWS
December 18, 2008
JULY 11, 1935-DEC. 17, 2008 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Jerry M. "Jake" Niedentohl, 73, of 101 Middle Street, Waynesboro, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, in Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. Born July 11, 1935, in Waynesboro, Va., he was the son of the late William Piper Sr. and Anna Mae Niedentohl. He graduated from Waynesboro Senior High School, Waynesboro, Pa. with the class of 1955. He worked in the shipping department at HMW Enterprises, Waynesboro, Pa. He served in the U.S. Navy.
NEWS
December 9, 1998
By DON AINES / Staff Writer, Chambersburg photo: KEVIN G. GILBERT / staff photographer MONT ALTO, Pa. - With a high-pitched whine rather than a roar, the Life Lion helicopter descended onto a field at the Penn State Mont Alto campus on Wednesday. A group of 14 Head Start students from Greencastle, Pa., pressed their faces against a chain-link fence as the rotors of the helicopter wound to a halt. Once they were allowed onto the field, they swarmed over the Aerospatiale Dauphin 2 Medevac helicopter.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | June 23, 2013
Waynesboro teenager Courtney Sprenkle-Shelly learned a lot about bone marrow in the years she fought leukemia, but one day she posed a question about it to her mother. “She said, 'Why don't we ever have drives?'” recalled her mother, April Sprenkle. The pair decided to hold a bone marrow donor registry drive, but Courtney died before that could happen. April Sprenkle continued with the plan and, on Sunday, welcomed each person arriving to a drive being held at Waynesboro's South Potomac Street Fire Hall.
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | May 17, 2013
Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioner Robert L. Thomas, who has been a commissioner since 1995, announced Friday that he will be able to continue serving in the post even as he undergoes treatment for the blood and bone marrow disease myelodysplastic syndrome. Thomas, 58, made the announcement Friday in the commissioners meeting room, in the presence of his wife, Sherryl, daughters Bobbie and Kelly, other family members, friends and fellow Commissioners David Keller and Robert Ziobrowski.
NEWS
April 17, 2013
Police are investigating the death of an Adams County, Pa., man who was found in a restaurant parking lot and died in a hospital four days later. Robert Branson, 28, of 247 Tract Road in Fairfield, Pa., died April 13 at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center, according to a news release from the Waynesboro Police Department. Police said they responded at about 7 p.m. April 9 to a report of an unresponsive individual lying adjacent to the parking lot at the McDonald's restaurant at 302 E. Main St. Branson was taken to the Waynesboro Hospital for initial treatment and was then transferred to Hershey Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
NEWS
June 13, 2012
A 1-year-old girl was taken to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center Wednesday after her baby carriage was struck by a vehicle and dragged for about two car lengths on a Chambersburg street, police said. The girl was being pushed in a baby carriage across the pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of Cedar and West Queen streets when a 1997 Chevy Blazer being driven by Joan Brown of 323 Warm Spring Road in  Chambersburg hit the carriage at about 5:30 p.m., Chambersburg police said. The child was extricated from beneath the vehicle by emergency personnel from the Franklin Fire Co., police said.
NEWS
February 12, 2012
A Shippensburg woman was taken to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center on Wednesday after she allegedly fell asleep at the wheel of a Saturn sedan and crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer, according to a news release from Pennsylvania State Police. Karen Fedele, 51, of Shippensburg, was driving a 2002 Saturn north on Pa. 696 at about 2:52 p.m. Wednesday when the accident occurred, state police said. The Saturn crossed the center line and hit the back of a 1996 Mack tractor-trailer driven by Jennifer S. Meis, 48, of Lomira, Wis., state police said.
NEWS
August 5, 2011
Two people were flown to Hershey Medical Center following a head-on collision Friday evening on Pa. 641 in Fannett Township, Pennsylvania State Police said. Cassandra E. Krouse, 22, of Fannettsburg, Pa., and Derrick Scibert, 30, of Shade Gap, Pa., were to be treated for moderate injuries, according to a state police news release. A hospital spokesman said he was too busy Friday night to get provide conditions. An occupant of the other vehicle, Robert K. Sweitzer, 56, of Tyrone, Pa., suffered minor injuries.
NEWS
August 29, 2009
Vivian P. Fahrney Besecker Carbaugh, 89, of Five Forks, Pa., died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at Hershey Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Five Forks Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. A service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.
NEWS
December 18, 2008
JULY 11, 1935-DEC. 17, 2008 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Jerry M. "Jake" Niedentohl, 73, of 101 Middle Street, Waynesboro, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, in Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. Born July 11, 1935, in Waynesboro, Va., he was the son of the late William Piper Sr. and Anna Mae Niedentohl. He graduated from Waynesboro Senior High School, Waynesboro, Pa. with the class of 1955. He worked in the shipping department at HMW Enterprises, Waynesboro, Pa. He served in the U.S. Navy.
NEWS
by JENNIFER FITCH | May 26, 2006
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Waynesboro man was taken to Hershey Medical Center on Thursday after he was shot in the face with a pellet as he drove on Pa. 16 through the town's square late Wednesday. The 55-year-old, who was not identified by Waynesboro police, was conscious while he was airlifted from Waynesboro Hospital to Hershey Medical Center, Police Chief Ray Shultz said. The man's injuries are not life-threatening, Shultz said. The man was driving west on Pa. 16 with his vehicle's window down.
NEWS
by DON AINES | June 28, 2005
chambersburg@herald-mail.com FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - The daughter of a man killed Sunday when his motorcycle collided with a car has been released from Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. Erika Ditch, 15, of 7522 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, Pa., was released late Sunday, according to her mother, Benita Ditch. "That's helping us get through this. At least she made it," Benita Ditch said Monday. "She just has a lot of bruises and brush burn. " Roger L. Ditch, 43, died Sunday at Hershey Medical Center of injuries he sustained in the 11:50 a.m. crash in front of Henicle's Market, 7798 Lincoln Way East, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
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