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Past articles by Brittany:

Local woman among those dead in Las Vegas mass shooting

Berkeley County native Denise Burditus is reportedly one of those who died during the incident on Sunday night. → Read More

Maryland law to bring more heroin, opioid classes to schools

Starting next school year, students in Maryland will learn more about the dangers of heroin and opioids, starting as young as in third-grade. "Especially with the ones that are college age now, they never got the benefit at an early-age program to warn them about it to teach them about it, like we are trying to do now at the elementary schools," said Delegate Brett Wilson, (R) Washington County.… → Read More

Maryland laws go into effect July 1

Maryland is now the first state to reimburse Planned Parenthood clinics if congress cuts its funding. → Read More

Salary increase for new hires of police department

This new agreement also covered longevity payments. The contract goes into affect starting this past Monday for any new hires. → Read More

Officer honored for success in aggressive driving enforcement project

In Pennsylvania, Washington Township Officer Stephen Shannon was honored for his role in a statewide aggressive driving enforcement project. Officer Shannon received the recognition from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Out of 206 municipal police departments, Washington Township is the only department from Franklin or Fulton Counties in the Aggressive Driving Enforcement and… → Read More

Museum preserves fashion history

The exhibit runs until December with a small fee and is open Monday through Thursday on the Shippensburg University campus. → Read More

Medical marijuana license awarded in Franklin County

Twelve grower and processor licenses were awarded on Tuesday throughout the state. Ross confirmed the Franklin County facility would be at 1086 Wayne Avenue. → Read More

Students learn about medical fields at MedCamp

From checking a pulse, performing a mock surgery and feeling an electric shock, students from Maryland and Pennsylvania will get a chance to experience it all at Penn State Mont Alto's MedCamp. "I look forward to getting really hands-on not just reading about it," said Marielena Acevedo, tenth-grader. "I want to learn hands-on." On Monday, students stayed on the Mont Alto Campus and focused on… → Read More

Township officer to work with drug task force

The Washington Township Police department is now collaborating with the Franklin County Drug Task Force. → Read More

Township manger to retire after 40 years

After 40 years on the job, the first township manager of Washington Township is retiring. → Read More

Residents tour Habitat for Humanity home

The house, located on South Second Street, is one of two being built in the borough. It will provide a new home to a local family of six. → Read More

Pet Rescue regroups after devastating fire

Not only did the electrical fire destroy the buildings, but the Owner George Statler, who ran into the fire to save the dogs, was badly burned. → Read More

Manitowoc displays cranes marking transition

Three cranes in front of its facility represent the latest announcement from the company to consolidate its U.S. manufacturing footprint by relocating crawler crane manufacturing to the Shady Grove location. → Read More

Local Chipotle restaurants affected by security breach

In a statement, the company said the breach occurred from March 24 to April 18. → Read More

Ben Jealous to run for Maryland Governor

The Maryland Governor’s race will be in November 2018. Jealous will challenge Governor Larry Hogan as he seeks re-election. → Read More

Maryland SHA deploys work zone speed cameras on MD/WV state line

Starting Tuesday, the Maryland State Highway Administration deployed Safezone vehicles with speed cameras on the north and southbound lanes due to the major construction to widen the interstate. → Read More

Gov. Hogan signs bill that reduces tuition for some students at HCC

Governor Larry Hogan signed the bill into law that would give residents in border states an out of state fee that is lower than required tuition. → Read More

Gov. Wolf signs Real ID Act

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has officially signed the Real ID Act, which will allow residents an optional Real ID compliant driver's license or state ID. → Read More

Man faces animal cruelty charges for allegedly leaving dead dogs on side of road

Animal Control officers found that Bledsoe left two pit bull terriers inside of a storage unit with no water, climate control or proper ventilation on May 19. → Read More

Gov. Hogan signs legislation to combat heroin and opioid epidemic

The bills were created through a House opioid work group and signed with little opposition from the House or Senate. → Read More