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James Buchanan High School graduation | Graduation  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — With a graduating class of just 148, the seniors at James Buchanan High School Class had a special bond. But the students belied the ...



Threat to Tuscarora (Pa.) School District not credible  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police believe there is no credible threat to Tuscarora School District students or buildings following the discovery ...



Police stationed at Mercersburg schools due to threats on social media  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Tuscarora School District called state police to investigate after threats were made over social media.



Benedick named acting superintendent in Tuscarora School District  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — With the Tuscarora School District having hired several superintendents who resigned for other jobs in recent years, the school board ...



Mercersburg man takes late son's girlfriend to prom  witf.org

(Mercersburg) -- Carter Brown was not thrilled about going to a high school prom, but he was still willing to go because it would make his girlfriend, Kaylee ...



Student arrested after stabbing at James Buchanan High School  abc27

A James Buchanan High School student was charged with attempted homicide after police said he stabbed a classmate with a knife.



Shippensburg woman is losing weight and gaining life  Herald-Mail Media

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — In 2016, Brittany May of Shippensburg was tired.



James Buchanan graduates reflect on overcoming adversity  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — As usual, Principal Rodney Benedick presided over James Buchanan High School's commencement ceremony, but on Friday, he did it ...



Authorities in Franklin County probe school threats | Pennsylvania  Herald-Mail Media

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Several school districts in Franklin County, Pa., were investigating threats Thursday.



James Buchanan graduate dies in three-vehicle crash  Herald-Mail Media

HUNTINGDON, Pa. — A Mercersburg, Pa., man died Sunday morning in a three-vehicle crash in Henderson Township in Huntingdon County, Pa., Pennsylvania ...



JBHS raises over $1M for athletic facilities  Chambersburg Public Opinion

JBHS is closing its\u00a0Fix JB Sports Capital Campaign, which raised over\u00a0$1144000 to improve the school's athletic facilities.



After his son died in crash, dad takes girlfriend to prom in Central Pa.  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — It was supposed to be Carter Brown putting on the corsage and doing funny poses in photos with his date for senior prom. His father ...



Father takes late son’s girlfriend to high school prom  WTVR CBS 6 News

Prom night is a special occasion for teenagers, which is why one father in Franklin County couldn't let his late son's girlfriend go to the dance alone.



Commencement is bittersweet for James Buchanan graduates  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — It was a bittersweet graduation for James Buchanan's Class of 2016 on Wednesday night.



Mercersburg couple wants to make Star Theatre hub for the community  Chambersburg Public Opinion

MERCERSBURG - The Star Theatre is about to get a new set of owners. Franklin County residents Marcus and Bobbie Abernethy are in the process of taking ...



HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Waynesboro Indians shut out James Buchanan Rockets  Waynesboro Record Herald

It's been one of those seasons for James Buchanan wrestling coach Matt Gordon. The Rockets long winter continued on Thursday night with an 84-0 loss to the ...



Congrats, Class of 2018! Check out photos from Franklin County graduations  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Congratulations, Class of 2018! Graduation season has officially come to a close for public school districts in Franklin County. Below are photo galleries from ...



Franklin County native named Hagerstown Regional Airport director  Herald-Mail Media

The next Hagerstown Regional Airport director is a Tri-State native returning to the area.



Pa. high school teacher hailed as heroine after knife attack  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Day-to-day life at James Buchanan High School is mostly returning to normal following a knife attack Monday on a student, but one ...



2009 James Buchanan graduate to return to region to lead Hagerstown Regional Airport  Chambersburg Public Opinion

A Franklin County native will move back to the region from Texas to serve as director of Hagerstown (Md.) Regional Airport.



Pa. class leader dies from car-crash injuries  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — James Buchanan High School students and staff members are mourning the Class of 2016's salutatorian who died Monday from ...



James Buchanan student Violet Clark dies from crash injuries  Waynesboro Record Herald

Students and staff at James Buchanan High School are honoring the memory of a stellar student who died Monday following a car crash early Friday evening in ...



Dylan C. Bricker, 25  Herald-Mail Media

Dylan C. Bricker, 25, of Mercersburg, Pa., died June 21, 2018. Born June 7, 1993, in Hagerstown, he was a son of Terry L. Bricker of Mercersburg and the late.



Pa. police identify man who died at Mellott Manufacturing  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Workers at Mellott Manufacturing in Peters Township, Pa., are devastated after a 19-year-old full-time worker was killed at the plant ...



A transformation for a healthier tomorrow - News  Waynesboro Record Herald

Brittany May is a 2014 graduate of Delaware Valley University and the current agriculture teacher at the James Buchanan High School in Mercersburg. Over the ...



State police ID student killed in crash near local high school  PennLive.com

State police in Chambersburg identified a Saint Thomas woman killed in a crash near James Buchanan High School in Franklin County. Police said Violet Clark ...



James Buchanan takes home most Totem Pole awards  FlipSidePA

James Buchanan High School took home 9 Totem Pole Playhouse awards Sunday, saw classmate killed in car crash honored.



Merle F. Pine, 76  Herald-Mail Media

Merle F. Pine Sr., 76, of Greencastle, Pa., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital. Born July 6 ...



Shippensburg Men Announce 10 Members of 2018-19 Recruiting Class  SwimSwam

Head men's swimming coach Tim Verge '89 has confirmed the recruitment of 10 student-athletes who will attend Shippensburg University beginning in the ...



JBHS considers warning sign after fatal crash  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Seven months after Violet Clark died from crash injuries, a sign is the most likely safety device to be installed at JBHS.



Students mourn teen killed in crash, petition for school zone sign outside JBHS  WHP Harrisburg

Students and faculty in the Tuscarora School District are mourning the loss of one of their own.James Buchanan High School senior Violet Clark died in a car ...



Franklin Co. fair queen wants visitors to experience agriculture  Herald-Mail Media

WILLIAMSON, Pa. — Kelsey Stewart knows where she has been and where she's headed. And the Franklin County (Pa.) Fair was a perfect stop along the way.



Spring City Man, 48, Navy Vet Who Loved Schuylkill River Trail  Limerick, PA Patch

Spring City Man Passes At 48 - Limerick-Royersford-Spring City, PA - Spring City's Brad Rabold has passed away at age 48. A Navy vet, he was remembered for ...



Gary W. Johnson, 64  Herald-Mail Media

Gary W. Johnson, 64, of Greencastle, Pa., died Sunday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2018, in the Broadmore Senior Living Center in Hagerstown, Md. Born April 24, 1953, ...



Again, and again: Local students want more action to stop mass shootings  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Local teens speak out about their reactions to the shooting in Parkland, Fla., gun violence and what school districts are doing to keep them safe.



Lenfest Scholars Foundation receives $20M donation  Herald-Mail Media

PHILADELPHIA — The Lenfest Scholars Foundation, which provides college scholarships and significant college advising to high-achieving students from rural ...



New members join Tuscarora Chamber of Commerce board  Chambersburg Public Opinion

MERCERSBURG - The new year brought a few changes to the Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce. Two board members retired at the end of 2016, and ...



James Buchanan High School's anti-bullying group and student council host Rachel's Challenge  The Herald-Mail

On Nov. 27, 2012, Carley Shaffer heard the familiar sound of an incoming text on her cellphone. Nonchalantly, the 14-year-old James Buchanan High School ...



Write-in candidates boot incumbents off Mercersburg Borough Council  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Three write-in candidates win council seats in Mercersburg. Council president voted out.



State buys development rights to Mercersburg area farm  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Pennsylvania buys conservation easement on 129 acres for $322000. The corp farm in Peters Township is adjacent to other preserved farms.



New and prospective students see what Hagerstown Community College has to offer  Herald-Mail Media

Emily Deatrich likes the idea of going to a community college that is close to her home in Mercersburg, Pa. The 17-year-old senior from James Buchanan High ...



Nine Surprising Reasons to Visit Rural Franklin County PA Now  Huffington Post

Franklin County PA, encompassing the towns of Mercersburg, Chambersburg and Greencastle in Mid-Pennsylvania on its Southern border, was once our ...



James Buchanan graduates have 'endearing spirit'  The Herald-Mail

The Wagaman family was out in force Friday evening to see Hannah Wagaman - their daughter, sister and granddaughter - join 161 fellow James Buchanan ...



JB girls soccer honors 4 'Hometown Heroes'  GameTimePA

The town of Mercersburg has been hit with a lot of tragedy lately.



Council president's home searched after woman's death  Chambersburg Public Opinion

MERCERSBURG - Investigators identified several concerns in court documents filed to search the home of Mercersburg's borough council president after a ...



National Merit Scholarship semifinalists announced | Education  Herald-Mail Media

EVANSTON, Ill. — Officials from the National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced the names of approximately 16000 semifinalists in the 63rd annual ...



One Philanthropist's Approach To Helping The Students Of Rural America  Forbes

Since 2001, 250 low- or modest-income Lenfest Scholars have started college. All but two have graduated or are on track to do so. More than 50 have attended ...



JB grad brings antique tractors to Franklin County Fair  FlipSidePA

For the first time, the Franklin County Fair will feature an antique tractor show, thanks to recent James Buchanan High School graduate Garrett Starr .



45 Unsung Museums in the Northeast USA Worth Exploring  HuffPost

A museum that features one of the most iconic movies in American history. Another that celebrates mid-century modern neon in a shoreline resort town. A p...



Maryland Cross Country Begins at the Interstate Classic  The Baltimore Wire

Maryland Cross Country for public and private high schools began with the Interstate Classic in Clear Spring, MD.



Think Pennsylvania could be improved? These students show us how in Governor's PA STEM Competition  LancasterOnline

Pequea Valley High School students were among the 20 teams competing in the first Governor's PA STEM Competition on Friday.



Julia Ann Edwards Hill | Local Obituaries  Estes Park news

Julia Ann Edwards Hill of Greencastle, PA passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015. Julie was born on January 12, 1961 in Chambersburg, PA.



Sisterly inspiration drives 2016 Franklin County (Pa.) Fair queen  Herald-Mail Media

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Rachel Clark is continuing a family tradition by serving as the 2016 Franklin County (Pa.) Fair queen.



Former Pa. man named NASA flight director  Herald-Mail Media

Former Chambersburg, Pa., resident Scott Stover is among some elite company.



SAMS takes audiences to The Land of Oz  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Dorothy and Toto caught a ride on a tornado Friday night, and landed right in the Shippensburg Area Middle School auditorium where she met up with the iconic ...



Hershey study asks: Should the high school day start later?  Patriot-News

Teens are wired to stay up later — but they still need the same amount of sleep.



One month after fatal crash, he took his late son's girlfriend to her senior prom  TheSpec.com

It was supposed to be a night reserved for Kaylee Suders and Carter Brown, a young couple with plans to be together on her senior prom night, in college and ...



Mercersburg teen named Franklin Co. Dairy Princess  The Herald-Mail

Kayla Hartung, 16, of Mercersburg, Pa., was crowned the 2013-14 Franklin County (Pa.) Dairy Princess during the 46th annual pageant held May 17 at the ...



Scholastic Art & Writing Award winners announced  Patriot-News

The 2013 South Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, sponsored by Commonwealth Connections Academy, recently announced the winning ...



Is Libertarianism a 'Stealth Plan' To Destroy America? - Hit & Run : Reason.com  Reason

Nancy MacLean's conspiracy tract Democracy in Chains grossly misrepresents limited-government philosophy and the work of Nobel laureate James M.



Teachers and staff prepare for first day of school in Franklin County, Pa.  The Herald-Mail

Monday is the first day of school for thousands of students in Franklin County, Pa. For the past few weeks, teachers and staff have been working to ensure the ...



Prom memories from our readers  PennLive.com

Our readers share their prom tales with stories going as far back as 1939.



Farwell athlete dies in car accident  Clare County Review

August 30, 2012. Jeremiah M. Lassen, 19, of Farwell, Michigan, and formerly of Mercersburg, PA died August 25, 2012 in Michigan from injuries received as a ...



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