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By DON AINES | April 1, 2008
SHADY GROVE, Pa. -- If a crane breaks down in Dubai, a part is needed in Calgary or an operating manual in Portuguese is required, the call for help will go to the new Manitowoc Crane Care center dedicated Monday at the company's Shady Grove facility. The 37,000-square-foot building was home to the research and development and engineering divisions for Grove Cranes, acquired by Manitowoc in 2002, said Manitowoc Crane Care in the Americas Vice President Dave Hardin. The company spent "several million dollars" gutting and renovating the building for technical support, training, to order parts and to produce publications, Manitowoc spokesman John Bittner said.
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By DON AINES | April 1, 2008
SHADY GROVE, Pa. -- The economy is slowing and the dollar is weak overseas, yet Manitowoc is in the process of expanding facilities at its Shady Grove plant. "I think everybody's worried about manufacturing in the U.S.," Manitowoc President Glen Tellock said Monday during a visit to Shady Grove for the dedication of the Manitowoc Crane Care center. Manitowoc, however, is expanding domestically and abroad, taking advantage of exchange rates and other factors to remain competitive, including buying a tower crane company in India and entering into a joint venture with a crane manufacturer in China.
NEWS
May 10, 2010
SHADY GROVE, Pa. -- Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Rohrer hosted a town hall meeting Monday morning at the community center in Shady Grove. Rohrer, a state representative from Reading, Pa., is seeking the Republican nomination in the May 18 Pennsylvania primary. His opponent is current state Attorney General Tom Corbett.
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by DON AINES | December 16, 2003
chambersburg@herald-mail.com SHADY GROVE, Pa. - Few, if any, jobs at Grove Worldwide will be affected by a decision by its parent company to close production of the Manlift line of aerial work platforms at the Shady Grove plant, according to John McGeehan, the director for human resources for Manitowoc Crane Group America. Production of the Manlift aerial work platform line will be phased out in January or February as the last customer orders are filled, McGeehan said.
NEWS
August 31, 2009
Andrew G. "Andy" Gipe, 87, of Shady Grove, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at his home. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Browns Mill Meeting House, Chambersburg, Pa. The service will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Browns Mill Meeting House. Burial will be in Browns Mill Cemetery, Kauffman, Pa. Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa.
NEWS
April 8, 1997
By LISA GRAYBEAL Staff Writer, Waynesboro SHADY GROVE, Pa. - Grove Worldwide is creating 120 new manufacturing jobs due to strong demand for mobile cranes and aerial work platforms. Grove's employment levels have increased steadily over the past two years as markets for its mobile cranes and aerial work platforms have remained strong, a company official said Monday. The company is adding more people to keep up with market demand, which is being driven by a "strong North American economy," said William Foley, Grove's vice president of market support.
NEWS
October 21, 2002
SHADY GROVE, Pa. - Grove Worldwide will permanently lay off nearly 40 employees at its Franklin County, Pa., plant, the company announced Friday. The giant crane and aerial manlift maker announced a reduction in its work force of 39 general administrative and indirect operations support personnel positions. The layoffs are permanent, the company said in a news release. The layoffs are in response to efficiency improvements and a result of the integration of Grove into the Manitowoc Co., which purchased Grove Worldwide earlier this year, the news release said.
NEWS
March 20, 2001
Grove officials hint at job cuts By RICHARD F. BELISLE / Staff Writer, Waynesboro More layoffs may be on the way at Grove Worldwide following the consolidation of the cranemaker's customer support facility in Chambersburg with the main production plant in Shady Grove, Grove chairman Jeffrey D. Bust said in a press release Monday. continued In January, the company announced the permanent layoff of 290 production and office workers. Those cuts ended a year-long series of layoffs that dropped the company's labor force to about 1,400 workers.
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by RICHARD BELISLE | September 23, 2002
waynesboro@herald-mail.com Grove Worldwide officials, blaming continuing depressing market conditions, announced on Friday the permanent layoff of 95 workers at its main plant in Shady Grove. It's the second layoff for the giant crane maker in last two months. In July, 125 workers were laid off. Grove also announced Friday that 51 workers were laid off in its National Crane Division in Waverly, Neb., said John McGeehan, vice president, Human Resources. McGeehan said the layoffs affected employees across the board in the Shady Grove plant.
NEWS
September 24, 2006
Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA in Waynesboro is part of the international real estate network that recently was named recipient of the 2006 J.D. Power and Associates Award for highest overall satisfaction for repeat home sellers among national full-service real estate firms. It is the third year in a row that ERA Real Estate has received an award from J.D. Power. Grove SHADY GROVE, Pa. - Grove, of the Manitowoc Crane Group, is launching a new rough-terrain mobile crane that will be built at the company's manufacturing facility in Shady Grove, Pa. The new model will be designated RT535E and will feature a four-section full-power boom.
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July 15, 2013
Harry Edward Anthony, 73, of Waynesboro, Pa., died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Shook Home in Chambersburg, Pa. Born Oct. 7, 1939, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of late Thomas W. Anthony Sr. and Clara E. Shank Anthony. He retired in 1999 from Manitowoc Crane in Shady Grove, Pa., after 33 years of service. Harry was a member of Park Road Bible Church in Hagerstown. He volunteered as an elder and assisted with nursing home visitations. Harry always put his family and church first.
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NEWS
February 21, 2013
This year's Waynesboro Area Gala Cancer Auction is taking a hike up Pa. 16. The 32nd annual auction - which has raised nearly $2 million for the Franklin County unit of the American Cancer Society - will be held March 30 at a new location: Green Grove Gardens off Pa. 16 between Shady Grove, Pa., and Greencastle, Pa. The event was held at the Waynesboro Eagles Club for many years. This year's theme is Time for Cancer to Take a Hike. The silent auction begins at 4 p.m. and the bidding part of the night gets under way at 5:30 p.m. Jill Kessler, one of the event organizers, said this year's auction also features one of the biggest items in its history courtesy of the employees of Aero-Smith of Martinsburg, W.Va.
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By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | June 5, 2012
International crane leader Manitowoc Cranes in Franklin County, Pa., is leading the way in the industry with its new multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art quality assurance facility, according to company officials. Manitowoc executives and workers unveiled the company's newest tool to outpace its competition during a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tour on Tuesday. Believed to be the first facility of its kind in the crane industry, Manitowoc's Product Verification Center is an 18,000-square-foot testing center that will examine the components that go into its cranes.
OBITUARIES
February 16, 2012
Robert Allen Britsch, 63, Waynesboro, Pa., passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by family, on Feb. 16, 2012, after a yearlong battle with lung and brain cancer.  Born June 8, 1948, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Robert Beryl Britsch and the late Marianne (Ward) and David Sheeley.  He and his wife of 35 years, Ellen (Mulcahy) Britsch, were married June 5, 1976. They moved to their current residence in 1985. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Shannon (Britsch)
OBITUARIES
October 10, 2011
Ralph Eugene Weagley, 79, of Hagerstown, Md., died early Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born April 25, 1932, in Shady Grove, Pa., he was the son of the late George Cleveland “GC” and Emma Pauline (Mowen) Weagley. He was the husband of 55 years to Elta Madelyn (Blood) Weagley of Hagerstown, whom he married July 23, 1956. Ralph was a graduate of Hagerstown High School, Hagerstown, in the Class of 1952. Upon graduation, he entered the United States Air Force, where he served during the Korean and Vietnam wars.
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February 7, 2011
SEPT. 30, 1930-FEB. 6, 2011 GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Mrs. Betty Catherine (Peterson) Kinsey, 80, of 1378 Milnor Road, Greencastle, Pa., died at 6:52 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at York (Pa.) Hospital. Her death was the result of an automobile accident on Pa. 16 near Shady Grove, Pa.   Born Sept. 30, 1930, in Ben Bush, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Ray William and Catherine Agnes (Myers) Peterson. Mrs. Kinsey graduated with the 1948 class of North Hagerstown High School.
NEWS
May 10, 2010
SHADY GROVE, Pa. -- Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Rohrer hosted a town hall meeting Monday morning at the community center in Shady Grove. Rohrer, a state representative from Reading, Pa., is seeking the Republican nomination in the May 18 Pennsylvania primary. His opponent is current state Attorney General Tom Corbett.
NEWS
October 27, 2009
NOV. 1, 1941-OCT. 25, 2009 STATE LINE, Pa. - Robert Lee Oberholzer, age 67, of East Avenue, P.O. Box 38, State Line, went home to be with the Lord after several years of declining health on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, in his home. Born Nov. 1, 1941, in Maugansville, Md., he was the son of the late Clifford C. and Cora E. (Showalter) Oberholzer. He and his wife, Doris J. (Picking) Oberholzer, were married Sept. 20, 1970, in Greencastle, Pa. In his earlier years, he worked at the former Maugansville Elevator and later worked at the former Corning Glass of Greencastle.
NEWS
August 31, 2009
Andrew G. "Andy" Gipe, 87, of Shady Grove, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at his home. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Browns Mill Meeting House, Chambersburg, Pa. The service will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Browns Mill Meeting House. Burial will be in Browns Mill Cemetery, Kauffman, Pa. Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa.
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March 30, 2009
-MARCH 28, 2009 Roger Eugene Tracy Jr., 64, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at his home. Born in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Roger Eugene Tracy Sr. and DaEtta H. (Garvin) Tracy of Weirsdale, Fla. He was the husband of 36 years to the late Linda D. (Cross) Tracy, who passed away April 6, 2001. Roger graduated in 1962 from North Hagerstown High School, Hagerstown. He later retired from Grove Manufacturing, Shady Grove, Pa., after 18 years of service.
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