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By DON AINES | January 4, 1999
FORT LITTLETON, Pa. - A state trooper killed Sunday on the Pennsylvania Turnpike was the first to die in the line of duty in nearly 10 years, according to a Pennsylvania State Police spokesman. Sgt. Arthur L. Hershey, 51, of Bedford, Pa., was the father of another state trooper stationed at the same barracks, Press Secretary Jack Lewis said Monday. Lewis said 10 people, including Hershey, were killed in accidents investigated by Pennsylvania State Police during the New Year's holiday weekend that began Thursday, Dec. 31. Three of those fatalities occurred in Fulton County.
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by RICHARD BELISLE | June 10, 2005
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Greg Hoover, director of elementary education for the Greencastle-Antrim School District, was taken off a respirator and spoke with his wife at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center Thursday following surgery for a ruptured brain aneurysm, a school district official said. Schools Superintendent P. Duff Rearick said Hoover's condition is critical. Hoover, 49, complained of having a severe migraine headache on Monday, Rearick said. He is known to have such headaches, the superintendent said.
OBITUARIES
July 20, 2011
James Vincent Hellane Jr., of 764 Lohman Ave., Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, July 18, 2011, at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. Hagerstown.
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by DON AINES | April 25, 2006
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. A former Zullinger, Pa., man convicted of third-degree murder in the 2004 death of his infant son has been sentenced in Franklin County Court to seven to 20 years in state prison. Shane Michael Barrett, 25, formerly of 5261 Buchanan Trail East, was sentenced Friday by Judge Douglas W. Herman for the Nov. 18, 2004, death of 3-month-old Kaden Michael Barrett, Assistant District Attorney Angela Krom said. Barrett, who originally was charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child, entered the plea March 17, according to court records.
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by DON AINES | August 24, 2004
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - The family of a 19-year-old woman who died after giving birth almost six years ago will receive $1.5 million in the settlement of a civil suit with Chambersburg Hospital and a local physician, according to court papers filed Friday with the Franklin County Prothonotary's Office. The suit, filed by Larry A. Diehl on behalf of the estate of his late daughter, Melissa Diehl, was scheduled for a jury trial that was to have started last Thursday and run through this week.
NEWS
February 1, 2009
Adam J. Dixon, 15 JULY 22, 1993-JAN. 30, 2009 GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Adam James Means Dixon, 15, of Greencastle, Pa., passed away Jan. 30, 2009 at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. He was born July 22, 1993, in Gainesville, Ga., the son of Joe and Pam (Means) Dixon. Adam was a ninth-grade student at Greencastle High School. He was active in the Real Youth Group in Greencastle. Adam is survived by his parents, Joe and Pam Dixon of Greencastle; one sister, Paige; one brother, Cole; his maternal grandparents, Jim and Susan Means of Gainesville; and his paternal grandmother, Margaret Dixon of Cleveland, Ga. He is also survived by his aunts and uncles, Chris and Cindy Shewbert of Flowery Branch, Ga., Sam and Linda Dixon of Cleveland and Frances Dixon of Gainesville; and his cousins, Emily and Lindsey Shewbert, Scott Black, Maggie Dixon and Mark Dixon.
NEWS
June 12, 2005
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - A Mercersburg woman was in fair condition Saturday night at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center following a head-on collision between a minivan and a tractor-trailer Friday morning on Pa. 16 in Peters Township, Pa., according to a press release from Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg, Pa. According to police, Vicky Swailes, 50, no address available, was westbound on Pa. 16 around 8:30 a.m. when her Chrysler Town and Country crossed...
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by DON AINES | November 15, 2004
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Three people were flown by helicopter to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center following a two-vehicle accident Sunday in Hamilton Township, according to a Franklin Fire Co. official. The accident happened at 4 p.m. at the intersection of Warm Spring and Leafmore roads, according to a Franklin County 911 Center dispatcher. Two helicopters were called to the scene, according to the dispatcher. According to the fire company official, the accident involved a car and a pickup truck.
NEWS
June 1, 1999
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Waynesboro man injured in a vehicle accident Monday afternoon died Tuesday at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. Michael Boswell, 38, of Mentzer Gap Road, was pronounced dead at 2:42 p.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police. The cause of death was multiple traumatic injuries. Boswell had been flown to Hershey following the 5:23 p.m. accident on Mentzer Gap Road in Quincy Township. Police said he was driving a dune buggy-like vehicle about half a mile south of Creager Road when he lost control.
NEWS
November 3, 2009
Dedra Renee Watts, 49, of 217 Wayne Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. The family will receive friends one hour before services Friday at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Waynesboro. The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro. Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, is handling the arrangements.
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