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January 11, 2012
Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., will hold a jobs and economy town hall meeting at 9 a.m. Friday at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg. Attendees must present photo identification to gain entrance to the depot. Visitors should use Advantage Avenue to access the gate at the intersection with Wisconsin Avenue. The town hall meeting will be held in the depot's building No. 10 at 1 Overcash Road.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | January 13, 2012
It's time to bring spending under control or face a possible fiscal crisis, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey warned Friday during a jobs and economy town hall meeting at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg. "We're in a very dangerous place, in terms of our budget, and deficits that we've been running," said Toomey, R-Pa. The federal government is borrowing 40 cents of every dollar it spends, he said. "We now have about $15 trillion in total debt, and I am here to tell you that is completely unsustainable.
NEWS
May 7, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge says he's not going to challenge Sen. Arlen Specter next year. Ridge is a moderate Republican who was the nation's first homeland security chief. He said in a statement Thursday that his party is facing challenges and he will work with the GOP, but he will not seek the nomination. A Quinnipiac University poll this week showed Specter and Ridge running about even in a hypothetical general-election race. Party officials have said he was considering a run. Former Republican Rep. Pat Toomey has announced his candidacy for the Senate.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | August 25, 2010
FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. -- U.S. Senate candidate Pat Toomey said Tuesday he'll win in Franklin County, Pa., but he wants supporters to help him do so by a wide margin. Toomey, a Republican, is running against Democrat Joe Sestak for the Senate seat held for five terms by Arlen Specter. Specter changed parties to become a Democrat and was beat out by Sestak in the primary. On Tuesday, Toomey made a campaign stop at Norlo Park east of Chambersburg, Pa. He was greeted by approximately 50 supporters and 10 people holding Sestak signs.
NEWS
September 17, 2009
My vote will speak louder than others' rage To the editor: Just what is it with TEA Party people like David Lopoten of Hedgesville, W.Va.? ( "New-world odor already is beginning to stink, " Sunday, Sept. 13, page A4) Is there no other emotion than rage or calling people without their rage, patsies and idiots who shouldn't be allowed near a voting booth because they don't take everything done by the government as an affront to their own dark perceptions, based upon cleverly worded misinformation and radio hosts being paid for ratings at all costs, not for anything approaching real wisdom?
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | August 8, 2012
With Col. Cheri A. Provancha's days as commander of Letterkenny Army Depot drawing to a close, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey stopped by the Chambersburg base on Wednesday to formally recognize the commander. “I feel strongly about the work that you've done here, and I know the people of Pennsylvania are very grateful for your leadership here,” said Toomey, R-Pa. Toomey presented a citation to Provancha on Wednesday since he will not be able to attend the official change of command ceremony on Friday at 10 a.m., when Provancha relinquishes the title of base commander to Col. Victor S. Hagan.
NEWS
April 14, 2013
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places like Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs, furloughs and pay cuts. The sequester went into effect March 1. The Herald-Mail recently asked Tri-State lawmakers to answer five questions about the sequester and its impact. The first round of questions and responses was published Sunday.
LIFESTYLE
October 24, 2011
Eighty friends and family of Evalyn Oyler Rice celebrated her 100th birthday Oct. 9 at Quincy Village. The Rev. James Russell, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Quincy, gave the opening prayer and spoke about the contributions Rice made to the church's congregation, many of whom were in attendance. The Rev. Guy Baer, chaplain of Quincy Village, followed with comments and the reading of congratulatory citations from Rep. Todd Rock, Rep. Bill Shuster, Sen. Pat Toomey and the Franklin County Commissioners.
NEWS
April 14, 2013
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs, furloughs and pay cuts. The sequester went into effect March 1. The Herald-Mail recently asked Tri-State-area lawmakers to answer five questions about the sequester and its impact. The questions and responses will appear in editions Sunday and Monday.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | February 21, 2013
Letterkenny Army Depot stands to be one of the biggest losers if the federal sequestration cuts take place as scheduled in one week. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the depot would absorb spending reductions of more than $449 million. This would mean a massive loss of jobs and a ripple effect on the economy. “We've got real families here that are very nervous and anxious about what's going to happen,” said L. Michael Ross, president of the Franklin County (Pa.)
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NEWS
April 14, 2013
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places like Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs, furloughs and pay cuts. The sequester went into effect March 1. The Herald-Mail recently asked Tri-State lawmakers to answer five questions about the sequester and its impact. The first round of questions and responses was published Sunday.
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NEWS
April 14, 2013
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs, furloughs and pay cuts. The sequester went into effect March 1. The Herald-Mail recently asked Tri-State-area lawmakers to answer five questions about the sequester and its impact. The questions and responses will appear in editions Sunday and Monday.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | February 21, 2013
Letterkenny Army Depot stands to be one of the biggest losers if the federal sequestration cuts take place as scheduled in one week. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the depot would absorb spending reductions of more than $449 million. This would mean a massive loss of jobs and a ripple effect on the economy. “We've got real families here that are very nervous and anxious about what's going to happen,” said L. Michael Ross, president of the Franklin County (Pa.)
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | August 8, 2012
With Col. Cheri A. Provancha's days as commander of Letterkenny Army Depot drawing to a close, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey stopped by the Chambersburg base on Wednesday to formally recognize the commander. “I feel strongly about the work that you've done here, and I know the people of Pennsylvania are very grateful for your leadership here,” said Toomey, R-Pa. Toomey presented a citation to Provancha on Wednesday since he will not be able to attend the official change of command ceremony on Friday at 10 a.m., when Provancha relinquishes the title of base commander to Col. Victor S. Hagan.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | January 13, 2012
It's time to bring spending under control or face a possible fiscal crisis, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey warned Friday during a jobs and economy town hall meeting at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg. "We're in a very dangerous place, in terms of our budget, and deficits that we've been running," said Toomey, R-Pa. The federal government is borrowing 40 cents of every dollar it spends, he said. "We now have about $15 trillion in total debt, and I am here to tell you that is completely unsustainable.
NEWS
January 11, 2012
Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., will hold a jobs and economy town hall meeting at 9 a.m. Friday at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg. Attendees must present photo identification to gain entrance to the depot. Visitors should use Advantage Avenue to access the gate at the intersection with Wisconsin Avenue. The town hall meeting will be held in the depot's building No. 10 at 1 Overcash Road.
LIFESTYLE
October 24, 2011
Eighty friends and family of Evalyn Oyler Rice celebrated her 100th birthday Oct. 9 at Quincy Village. The Rev. James Russell, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Quincy, gave the opening prayer and spoke about the contributions Rice made to the church's congregation, many of whom were in attendance. The Rev. Guy Baer, chaplain of Quincy Village, followed with comments and the reading of congratulatory citations from Rep. Todd Rock, Rep. Bill Shuster, Sen. Pat Toomey and the Franklin County Commissioners.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | August 25, 2010
FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. -- U.S. Senate candidate Pat Toomey said Tuesday he'll win in Franklin County, Pa., but he wants supporters to help him do so by a wide margin. Toomey, a Republican, is running against Democrat Joe Sestak for the Senate seat held for five terms by Arlen Specter. Specter changed parties to become a Democrat and was beat out by Sestak in the primary. On Tuesday, Toomey made a campaign stop at Norlo Park east of Chambersburg, Pa. He was greeted by approximately 50 supporters and 10 people holding Sestak signs.
NEWS
September 17, 2009
My vote will speak louder than others' rage To the editor: Just what is it with TEA Party people like David Lopoten of Hedgesville, W.Va.? ( "New-world odor already is beginning to stink, " Sunday, Sept. 13, page A4) Is there no other emotion than rage or calling people without their rage, patsies and idiots who shouldn't be allowed near a voting booth because they don't take everything done by the government as an affront to their own dark perceptions, based upon cleverly worded misinformation and radio hosts being paid for ratings at all costs, not for anything approaching real wisdom?
NEWS
May 7, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge says he's not going to challenge Sen. Arlen Specter next year. Ridge is a moderate Republican who was the nation's first homeland security chief. He said in a statement Thursday that his party is facing challenges and he will work with the GOP, but he will not seek the nomination. A Quinnipiac University poll this week showed Specter and Ridge running about even in a hypothetical general-election race. Party officials have said he was considering a run. Former Republican Rep. Pat Toomey has announced his candidacy for the Senate.
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