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Washington County leaders hope to get a grant to cover the cost of adding two school resource officers next school year. The grant would provide a school resource officer at Springfield Middle School in Williamsport and another at Ruth Ann Monroe Primary outside Hagerstown. Gov. Larry Hogan allocated nearly three hundred thousand dollars for the county to help with school resource officers, but the county’s grant application still has to be approved.

 

The Penn State Board of Trustees approved a salary increase for Penn State President Eric Barron. Two other university executives also reportedly received raises. The board voted unanimously to increase Eric Barron’s base pay to $855,000 a year, a 2.5 percent increase. Barron has been Penn State’s leading administrator since 2014.

 

Chambersburg residents are invited to attend a town hall meeting with Police Chief Ron Camacho.

This Wednesday September 18,  Chambersburg Rec Center at SIX PM. 

The U S G S confirms a 2.8 magnitude earthquake occurred near East Berlin, Adams County Saturday night. The earthquake was registered around 9:11 p.m. Saturday.  Adams County emergency dispatchers said they received a lot of calls from people who felt the earthquake but don’t have any reports of injuries or damages.

 

State Senator Doug Mastriano is applauding Governor Tom Wolf’s trip to Lithuania and Poland last week crediting him for this first ever visit by a sitting PA governor to meet with national guard troops serving in the region.  Mastriano will be in Franklin County this week for a town hall forum to talk about Lyme Disease efforts. Thursday, Sept. 19, from 6:30-8:30pm at Chambersburg Area Middle School North. State Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin County) plans to attend as a special guest.

 

The man who fired a gun in Downtown Hagerstown on East Franklin Street last week is in custody. Police used surveillance video to track the suspect to a car that drove away right after the shooting, which was spotted later being driven by a woman who told police the suspect, Divine Walden, offered her money to give him a ride.  He then got behind the wheel and drove the two to Waynesboro where he left the car.  Walden then returned to Hagerstown that night and stole a car on Hayes avenue and crashed it.  He was arrested after being taken to the hospital.

 

 

It’s a part time job. State Rep Paul Schemel says it’s time to trim work hours for state lawmakers. He’s introduced a bill to make PA a part time legislature. Schemel points to Texas as a state where a part time legislature works very well.  Schemel on First News 9/13 – https://soundcloud.com/newstalk1037fm/13-sept-rep-paul-schemel#t=0:00

Washington County leaders hope to get a grant to cover the cost of adding two school resource officers next school year. The grant would provide a school resource officer at Springfield Middle School in Williamsport and another at Ruth Ann Monroe Primary outside Hagerstown. Gov. Larry Hogan allocated nearly three hundred thousand dollars for the county to help with school resource officers, but the county’s grant application still has to be approved.

 

The Penn State Board of Trustees approved a salary increase for Penn State President Eric Barron. Two other university executives also reportedly received raises. The board voted unanimously to increase Eric Barron’s base pay to $855,000 a year, a 2.5 percent increase. Barron has been Penn State’s leading administrator since 2014.

 

Chambersburg residents are invited to attend a town hall meeting with Police Chief Ron Camacho.

This Wednesday September 18,  Chambersburg Rec Center at SIX PM. 

The U S G S confirms a 2.8 magnitude earthquake occurred near East Berlin, Adams County Saturday night. The earthquake was registered around 9:11 p.m. Saturday.  Adams County emergency dispatchers said they received a lot of calls from people who felt the earthquake but don’t have any reports of injuries or damages.

 

State Senator Doug Mastriano is applauding Governor Tom Wolf’s trip to Lithuania and Poland last week crediting him for this first ever visit by a sitting PA governor to meet with national guard troops serving in the region.  Mastriano will be in Franklin County this week for a town hall forum to talk about Lyme Disease efforts. Thursday, Sept. 19, from 6:30-8:30pm at Chambersburg Area Middle School North. State Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin County) plans to attend as a special guest.

 

The man who fired a gun in Downtown Hagerstown on East Franklin Street last week is in custody. Police used surveillance video to track the suspect to a car that drove away right after the shooting, which was spotted later being driven by a woman who told police the suspect, Divine Walden, offered her money to give him a ride.  He then got behind the wheel and drove the two to Waynesboro where he left the car.  Walden then returned to Hagerstown that night and stole a car on Hayes avenue and crashed it.  He was arrested after being taken to the hospital.

 

 

It’s a part time job. State Rep Paul Schemel says it’s time to trim work hours for state lawmakers. He’s introduced a bill to make PA a part time legislature. Schemel points to Texas as a state where a part time legislature works very well.  Schemel on First News 9/13 – https://soundcloud.com/newstalk1037fm/13-sept-rep-paul-schemel#t=0:00