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Name: Judy S. Walter City in which you reside: Chambersburg, Pa. Day job: Retired teacher Book title: "Nightmare in Europe" Genre: Historical nonfiction Short synopsis of book: "Nightmare in Europe" is a concise, easy-to-understand book about the...
Associated PressElderly survivors of the Holocaust and the veterans who helped liberate them gathered for what could be their last big reunion Monday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. One thousand survivors and World War II vets joined with former President Bill...
“The Glorious and the Brave” will be shown Saturday at 7 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church of Falling Spring, 221 N. Main St. in Chambersburg. The stories of eyewitnesses and participants in history come to life in this film that chronicles the...
email@example.comJohn Leather wears earplugs to church, but it’s not the sermon that the 88-year-old World War II veteran is trying to muffle. He said he wears the earplugs to drown out the rumble of a drum that’s played when the congregation sings hymns....
Harry “Buck” Cline of Williamsport turns 90 years old Thursday. Cline is a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army 475th Infantry Group in the Pacific Theatre — China, Burma and India — under Gen. George Stillwell....
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The Maugansville Ruritan Club will host a pancake breakfast Saturday from 6:30 to 11 a.m. at its blue building on Maugans Avenue. The all-you-can-eat breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, juice, coffee and tea. The...
Ralph Daniel "Bill" Pryor, 85, of Hagerstown, Md., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Tuesday, April 12, 1927, in Cavetown, Md., he was the son of the late Russell Pryor and Jennie (Barkman) Pryor....
Mary Bigham Knox, 95, a resident of Gettysburg, Pa., and a longtime resident of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Monday evening, March 18, 2013, at St. Catherine's Nursing Center in Emmitsburg, Md., where she had lived since 2011. Born Feb. 11, 1918, in...
Associated PressA 60mm mortar explosion killed seven Marines and injured a half-dozen more during a training exercise in the Nevada desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapon worldwide until an investigation can determine its safety, a...
Five was a lucky number for Bertha “Bert” and Richard “Dick” Kunkel. They had five children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren in their 66 years of marriage. They valued family and maintained close ties with both...
Evangeline E. LaFollette, age 91, of Hancock, and a resident of Broadmore Assisted Living, Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Broadmore. Born Nov. 13, 1921, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Robert E. and Mae...
Chester R. “Chet” Talhelm, age 86, of Molly Pitcher Highway South, Chambersburg, Pa., died unexpectedly at 5:43 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital. Born May 22, 1926, in Antrim Township, Franklin County, Pa., he was the son...
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