November 11, 2012
Mr. Nickson W. “Nick” Oyer, 87, of 9383 Oyer Drive, Waynesboro, died at 2:11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Waynesboro Hospital. He had been in failing health for the past few months. Born May 22, 1925, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Walter R. and Ruth L. (Layman) Oyer. He was a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro area. Mr. Oyer graduated from Waynesboro High School with the Class of 1943. Following graduation, he served with the United States Air Corps from 1943 to 1945 and was honorably discharged as a navigator.
May 31, 2011
DEC. 22, 1928-MAY 26, 2011 Mr. George Kormos Jr., 82, a resident of Providence Place, Chambersburg, Pa., passed away at 4:44 p.m., Thursday, May 26, 2011, in Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg. Born Dec. 22, 1928, in Wendel, W.Va., he was the son of the late George Sr. and Estee (Turoczy) Kormos. He spent most of his life in the McKeesport, Pa., area. Mr. Kormos was a graduate of McKeesport High School with the Class of 1946. He and his wife, the late Mrs. Dolores Margaret (Kistler)
June 25, 2007
In June 2006, the American Red Cross closed its office in Waynesboro. A new Waynesboro office is set to open in July. Franklin County had been operating both a county chapter and Waynesboro chapter, the latter of which went defunct when the office closed. The new office will serve as a "satellite office" to the one in Chambersburg, Pa. "In my mind, there is absolutely no difference between the Waynesboro office and the Chambersburg office. It's the same staff and the same services.
January 9, 1997
By STEVEN T. DENNIS Staff Writer, Waynesboro WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Grove Worldwide executive and his wife plan to offer a private bus service in the Waynesboro area starting March 1. The announcement by Bob Backer, vice president of engineering at Grove, and his wife Ann, stunned a packed crowd at Waynesboro Borough Hall Wednesday night that had come to support the proposed public bus service that would be run by the Chambersburg Transit...
December 17, 2009
DEC. 28, 1933-DEC. 15, 2009 Mr. Richard D. "Dick" Eigenbrode, 75, a resident of Menno-Haven, Chambersburg, and formerly of 11575 Country Club Road, Waynesboro, Pa., entered into eternal rest at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, with his family at his side. He was born on Dec. 28, 1933, on Gehr Road in Washington Township of Franklin County, Pa.; he was the son of the late Mark Daniel Eigenbrode and Olive (Flohr) Eigenbrode. He lived all his life in the Waynesboro area.
March 4, 2013
For more than 30 years, Robert Stum paced the sidelines at Waynesboro High School and left an indelible imprint on the community as he pioneered the school's first boys soccer team in the 1960s and paved the way for the formation of its first girls soccer team in the late 1990s. Now, the torch has been passed on to his son. Brian Stum was named Waynesboro's new boys soccer coach on Feb. 13. Stum, who replaces Doug Beckner, will be just the Indians' fourth head coach, as they prepare for their 50th season.
May 16, 2009
JAN. 28, 1928-May 14, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mr. Donald A. Wishard, 81, of 125 Myrtle Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., died at 10:20 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2009, at his home. He had been in failing health since February 2009 and critically ill for the last two weeks. He was born Jan. 28, 1928, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late John Albert "Jim" Wishard and Pearl E. (Hess) Wishard McKenzie. He was a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro area. Mr. Wishard graduated from Waynesboro Senior High School with the class of 1945.
June 27, 2012
Mrs. Anna Louise (Schroyer) Harris, 82, a resident of Providence Place Chambersburg, Pa., and formerly of 10952 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, Pa., passed away at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the nursing home. Born Jan. 6, 1930, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Cyril H. and Anna (DeLawter) Schroyer. She spent most of her life in the Waynesboro area. Mrs. Harris was a graduate of Washington Township High School with the Class of 1947. She then received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in music from Wilson College, Chambersburg, her Bachelor of Science Degree in education from Tyson University and her master's degree in education from Western Maryland University.
July 10, 2004
We're not anti-development, but Rutters won't fit in To the editor: Recent articles and headlines in both the Waynesboro and Hagerstown papers have been misleading on the subject of the proposed Rutters on Third and Potomac Streets in Waynesboro. Mr. Hartmann of Rutters has seriously misunderstood, or misrepresented, our concerns with this project. My wife and I do not ordinarily object to Rutters stores, or any other development. We were pleased to hear of the new Wal-Mart moving in to the Waynesboro area.
May 9, 2012
Waynesboro School Board approves trip to China WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Waynesboro Area School Board has given the green light for the district's high school students studying business to visit China next year. The board approved it as a non-sanctioned trip during a meeting Tuesday. That means the school district will excuse the absence from Nov. 22 to Dec. 3, 2013, but the trip to China will not be sanctioned, according to board Vice President Chris Lind.