January 5, 2007
WILLOW HILL, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating an apparent accidental shooting Thursday night in Fannett Township in northern Franklin County. The shooting was reported at 5:48 p.m. in the area of Junkin Road off Pa. 641, police said. The investigating officers had not returned from the scene as of about 10:30 p.m., police said. Ambulance Chief Steve Sites of the Fannett-Metal Fire and Ambulance Co. said a man sustained a head injury and was flown out by helicopter.
December 2, 2009
Pa. man suffers stab wound in fight CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A 34-year-old Chambersburg man suffered a stab wound Monday in a fight involving 15 to 20 people, Chambersburg borough police said in a news release. Nathan Graham was listed in fair condition Tuesday at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Police were called to the fight near 73 W. South St. at 2:35 a.m. Monday. Police said the crowd began to disperse when officers arrived and they discovered Graham had suffered a stab wound.
May 19, 2010
Martha Grace "Marty" Barnhart Justus, 74, of 5736 Bino Road, Greencastle, Pa., died Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Trinity United Church of Christ, State Line, Pa. The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, Pa. Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.
April 22, 2011
Harold A. Leckron, 80, of Penn Hall Assisted Living Center, Chambersburg, Pa., and formerly of 1565 Hykes Road, Greencastle, Pa., died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, and Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Otterbein United Brethren Church, Greencastle. The service will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Beautiful View Cemetery, Washington County.
June 16, 1997
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa - A Mercersburg man died early Sunday morning after shooting himself in the head in what appears to have been an accident, police said. Charles R. Bryan, 24, was flown to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center after the 1:45 a.m. shooting in Guilford Township. He was admitted to the surgical intensive care unit, where he died later Sunday morning, said Joann Biever, the supervising nurse at the time Bryan was admitted. Chambersburg police said the shooting remains under investigation.
June 7, 2010
ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Ambulances were called to 9983 Lincoln Way West at 8:05 p.m. Sunday for a reported drowning, according to a Franklin County (Pa.) 911 Center dispatcher. Adam McNew, a deputy chief with the St. Thomas Fire and Rescue Co., said a 2-year-old boy was taken to Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital, from where a helicopter flew him to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. Pennsylvania State Police were notified of the incident, the dispatcher said. No other information was available Sunday night.
June 26, 2007
A Fayetteville, Pa., man was flown by Life Lion helicopter to York (Pa.) Hospital following this 2:30 p.m. accident on Brindle Road near Chambersburg on Monday. Police said Timothy Crist, 37, address unavailable, was driving a Dodge Durango that went off the road and crashed into a utility pole. The accident knocked out power to 800 customers, according to Allegheny Power spokesman Mike Grandillo. Power was restored at 5 p.m., he said. Crist was transferred to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center where he was in critical condition, a spokeswoman said.
September 26, 2004
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A 15-year-old Shippensburg, Pa., boy was flown to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center Saturday after he was stuck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle on Pa. 233 near Orrstown, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg said. The boy, whose name was not released by police, was riding north on the road when he swerved suddenly into the vehicle traveling in the same direction. He was flown to the hospital for evaluation and treatment of a head injury, police said.
May 21, 2008
MONT ALTO, Pa. - Two passengers involved in a fatal two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon at the west entrance to Penn National Estates remained hospitalized Tuesday. Sylva Irene Hoover, of Chambersburg, Pa., was listed in critical condition at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center, and Sarah Mae Kohler, of Fayetteville, Pa., was listed in serious condition at York (Pa.) Hospital on Tuesday, according to hospital spokeswomen. Lily A. Rauch, 79, of Chambersburg, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in Guilford Township, Pa.
August 10, 2007
GREENCASTLE, PA. - It was a tradition that began in 2004, when Greg Hoover, then president of the Old Home Week Association, said he wanted something new in the weeklong celebration. Cora Crider came up with the idea to have a dog show, and it has been a part of Old Home Week ever since. "I had thought about it for quite a while and never taken the time to mention it," said Crider, chairwoman of the dog show. "We have five more dogs than we did last time. " Old Home Week's second triennial "Fun" Dog Show on Thursday brought 60 dogs to the Jerome R. King playground in Greencastle to display their talents and looks in any of the 10 categories, as well as Best of Show and Best Junior Handler (younger than 14 years old)