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March 31, 2008
Charlie Keefer, 4, of Mercersburg, Pa., enjoys himself on the swings at Greencastle-Antrim Elementary School playground Sunday afternoon. Charlie was there with his grandmother, Karen Keefer, of Chambersburg, Pa.
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by JENNIFER FITCH | September 26, 2006
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - The Borough of Mercersburg and surrounding townships are scheduled to be sprayed for mosquitoes today. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said it plans to use trucks to mist Pyrocide 7396, which stays aloft and kills flying mosquitoes. The spraying is dependent on weather conditions. Franklin County, Pa., continues to lead the state with the number of positive West Nile virus samples. All but six of Franklin County's 58 positive samples were found in mosquito testing.
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By RICHARD F. BELISLE, Waynesboro | December 8, 1999
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Jim Leventry, Mercersburg's borough manager for the last two years, said Wednesday he will leave the post Dec. 23 to accept a borough manager's job in Whitehall, Pa., near Pittsburgh. Leventry, 40, said Whitehall officials offered him a pay and benefits package he couldn't refuse. He makes $30,000 a year in Mercersburg. "I've always wanted to live in the Pittsburgh area," he said. The move will take Leventry and his wife, Maryellen, closer to their families, he said.
NEWS
December 14, 1998
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Mercersburg, ranked fourth in the Herald-Mail poll, split a pair of games over the weekend. Stephane Pelle scored 25 and Wes Miller added 23 in Friday's 72-38 win over Latrobe that raised Mercersburg's record to 5-0. Pelle scored 27 and had 26 rebounds and 10 steals, and Miller had 11 points in Saturday's 65-54 loss to Spaulding that dropped Mercersburg's record to 5-1. BOYS BASKETBALL Boiling Springs...
NEWS
April 29, 2002
waynesboro@herald-mail.com Borough officials in Mercersburg learned Friday that a much-needed replacement of a stretch of public water line can be accomplished thanks to a $240,000 federal grant announced by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster. Borough officials in Mercersburg were unaware that the money was coming. Mercersburg was the final stop in a daylong visit to Franklin County that began Friday morning at Letterkenny Army Depot north of Chambersburg, Pa. Shuster, R-9th, toured the base with fellow Congressman Curt Weldon of Pennsylvania's 3rd District.
NEWS
September 21, 1999
By RICHARD F. BELISLE / Staff Writer, Waynesboro photo: KEVIN G. GILBERT / staff photographer MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Three retired Mercersburg-area school teachers are publishing a history of their area that will be used by fourth-graders in the Tuscarora School District as part of the state-mandated Pennsylvania history curriculum. [cont. from news page ] Joan McCulloh, Nancy Heefner and Betty Stenger are members of the Mercersburg Historical Society, the organization sponsoring the book.
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By DON AINES | December 2, 2007
MERCERSBURG, PA. - A 23-year-old Mercersburg man was killed and the driver and occupants of another vehicle were injured Saturday afternoon in a head-on collision in the 8900 block of Buchanan Trail West in Montgomery Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Daniel J. Martin Jr., 23, address unavailable, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 12:35 p.m. accident, Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner said. Martin, who police said was not wearing a seat belt, died of blunt force multiple trauma, Conner said.
NEWS
September 30, 2000
Roundup: Mercersburg still unbeaten PREP FOOTBALL MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Merecersburg Academy continued its unbeaten ways with a 12-6 victory over Lawrenceville School on Saturday. Chace Brackley had a 1-yard scoring run for Mercersburg (4-0) in the first quarter and Kyle Fields threw an 11-yard touchdown to Tugger Zema in the fourth quarter. Fields finished with 258 yards passing. Defensively, Ryan Fay had 16 tackles and two fumble recoveries. Sheanon Summers had 14 tackles, and Alex Laddbush had two sacks.
NEWS
January 6, 1999
By DON AINES / Staff Writer, Chambersburg photo: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer MERCERSBURG, Pa. - After scoring well above 1400 on the SAT in his junior year, Gregory Rohman didn't need to take the test again. [cont. from front page ] The Mercersburg Academy student took the test a second time early in his senior year and scored 1540, but even that didn't satisfy him. The third time was the charm. He scored a perfect 1600 when he took the test again in November.
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