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Mercersburg man charged with corruption of minors involving James Buchanan students  Herald-Mail Media

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A Mercersburg, Pa., man has been charged with sending inappropriate messages to James Buchanan High School students through ...

James Buchanan track coach shared inappropriate Snapchat posts with students, police say  Chambersburg Public Opinion

James Buchanan track and field coach Jason Cotton was charged with corruption of minors for sharing inappropriate memes and messages with students.

James Buchanan High School graduates end a chapter, start the next  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — The graduating class of 161 seniors at James Buchanan High School gathered on the school's football field to collect diplomas Friday ...

Central Penn College Men's Soccer Ushers in New Era  PennLive

Preview of the Central Penn Knights' upcoming season under new coach Dustin Wise.

Thomas Knable, 71  Herald-Mail Media

Thomas Knable, 71 Thomas L. Knable, 71, of Greencastle, PA died at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Chambersburg (PA) Hospital. Born September ...

New poultry educator comes to Franklin County  Herald-Mail Media

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Russell Phenicie is the new Penn State Extension educator for poultry in Franklin County, Pa.

Coach charged for inappropriate Snapchat exchanges - News - Waynesboro Record Herald - Waynesboro, PA - Waynesboro, PA  Waynesboro Record Herald

A James Buchanan High School track and field coach has been charged with corruption of minors and admitted to participating in inappropriate Snapchat ...

Threat made toward James Buchanan High School was 'far-fetched,' official says  Chambersburg Public Opinion

MERCERSBURG – Police were called to James Buchanan High School on Friday to investigate an apparent threat made on social media. “It was very vague ...

Pennsylvania police briefs | Pennsylvania  Herald-Mail Media

Girl taken to hospital after school assault. MERCERSBURG, Pa. — A girl was taken to a hospital Monday morning after she was assaulted at James Buchanan ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

MERCERSBURG - State police were present at James Buchanan middle and high schools this morning after threats were made over social media, Tuscarora ...

Pa. teen charged with stabbing fellow student  Herald-Mail Media

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — A 14-year-old boy has been charged as a juvenile with criminal attempted homicide and other counts after he allegedly stabbed ...

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 ...

Greencastle teen soccer player lost leg in hunting accident, community raises money for recovery efforts  Chambersburg Public Opinion

A Greencastle teen lost her leg after a hunting accident in November. Her family is raising money to get the athlete a prosthetic.

PA's Franklin County School Samples Yogurt Smoothies  PerishableNews

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Students at James Buchanan High School in Mercersburg, Franklin County, sampled yogurt smoothies on Thursday, February 14, thanks to ...

Mercersburg man takes late son's girlfriend to prom

(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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

John Brake, 87  Herald-Mail Media

John Brake, 87 John C. Brake, loving husband, father, grandfather, and loyal friend, passed away on February 28, 2019 at Menno Haven Nursing Home.

Mont Alto graduates told to follow their bliss  Herald-Mail Media

MONT ALTO, Pa. — For Daniel Allen, being handed his Bachelor of Science degree in human development and family studies Saturday at Penn State Mont ...

Area students names to dean's list at Grove City College  Herald-Mail Media

GROVE CITY, Pa. — The following students were named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Grove City College:

Greencastle-Antrim High School Class of 2019 Graduation  Herald-Mail Media

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Edward Pustynovich was a student at Greencastle-Antrim High School for only a short time, but as he waited in line under sunny skies ...

After his son died in crash, Pa. dad makes sure son's girlfriend goes to prom

The 19-year-old was on his way home from college to surprise his girlfriend in Mercersburg when he was killed in a car crash. His father wanted to make sure ...

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 ...

Injured exchange student honored by football teammates: 'I never expected anything like this'  USA TODAY High School Sports

There's no question that the James Buchanan (Mercersburg, Pa.) football team has had its fair share of hardships. But this season, the Rockets faced an even ...

Diplomas in hand, Chambersburg graduates look to adulthood  Herald-Mail Media

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — When it comes to her name, Rhyan Zeek has done a 180.

Outdoor ceremony sends Waynesboro seniors off to next step  Herald-Mail Media

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — More than 300 Waynesboro Area Senior High School graduates might have been sent off in different directions Friday night during the ...

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.

Wilson College graduates are challenged to 'be bold'  Herald-Mail Media

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — It was a day of firsts for Heather Schuler at Sunday's commencement at Wilson College.

Father takes late son's girlfriend to high school prom  WDJT

MERCERSBURG, FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. -- (FOX 43/CNN) Prom night is a special occasion for teenagers, which is why one father in Franklin County couldn't ...

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

Two Mercersburg residents plan to transform the theater into a venue for the area that will host talent shows, concerts, game shows and more.

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 ...

Mont Alto 2019 Volleyball Team to Have 8 Freshmen  Franklin County Free Press

Special to Franklin County Free Press. MONT ALTO – The Penn State Mont Alto women's volleyball program has its eyes set on avenging their PSUAC ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

Will you pay more property taxes in 2018-19?  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Property owners in three school districts will pay more property taxes in the 2018-19 school year, while those in one will actually pay less.

A transformation for a healthier tomorrow - News - Waynesboro Record Herald - Waynesboro, PA - Waynesboro, PA  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 ...

Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.

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 ...

Storm Damage Minimal in Franklin County  Franklin County Free Press

FRANKLIN COUNTY (April 15) — Damage from the overnight storm that swept through the county has so far been minimal, according to official sources. Franklin ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

295 form Waynesboro Area Senior High School's Class of 2018  Herald-Mail Media

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Waynesboro Area Senior High School's Class of 2018 described feeling on the brink of a big change Friday evening in a graduation ...

After son died in crash, dad takes girlfriend to prom  Toronto Sun

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 ...

Dane Anthony: Remembering the Excitement of Playing Pro Baseball  Franklin County Free Press

Franklin County Sheriff-elect Dane Anthony strolled onto Henninger Field with his friend Everett Rey last week as the mid-summer sun beat down on the historic ...

Young voters are making Franklin County less Republican, but not more Democratic  Chambersburg Public Opinion

In Franklin County, the younger the voter, the less likely they are to register as a Republican. But they aren't all becoming Democrats.

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 girls soccer honors 4 'Hometown Heroes'  GameTimePA

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

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.

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.

Penn State Mont Alto graduates challenged to make a difference  Herald-Mail Media

MONT ALTO, Pa. — John Wiesniewski walked across the stage Saturday at Penn State Mont Alto's commencement with a very special friend – his *service* dog ...

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 ...

13th Congressional District results: John Joyce wins 8-way race for GOP nomination  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Look here for live results in the 13th Congressional District race. Polls close at 8 p.m..

Prom memories from our readers

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

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.

Delaware Valley Scholarship Winners Seek Ag Careers | FFA, 4H and Youth Ag news  Lancaster Farming

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — As Delaware Valley University students, Sarah Hayes and Mikayla Barnhart are preparing for agricultural careers both on the farm and in ...

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 ...

Proud father takes his late son’s girlfriend to her senior prom  Toronto Star

STATE COLLEGE, PA.—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 ...

Is Libertarianism a 'Stealth Plan' To Destroy America?  Reason

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

Schools Invited To Participate In Virtual Farm Tours  PerishableNews

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Teachers can bring a farm to their classroom with American Dairy Association North East's free virtual farm tours being offered in March.

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