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Megan Shreve, CEO of SCCAP Named as 1 of 5 Finalist for the Rise Health Care Hero Award

Megan Shreve Nominated for Health Care Hero Award RISE is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2024 RISE Health Care Hero Award. Among the distinguished nominees, Megan Shreve, CEO of South Central Community Action Programs (SCCAP), has been selected as one of the five finalists for this prestigious honor. The Health Care Hero Award is presented annually at The …

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Adams County Glass Recycling

With the support of the Adams County Community Foundation’s “Adams County Fund for the Environment” grant the County of Adams partnered with Adams Rescue Mission (ARM), Gettysburg Green Gathering , Adams County Farmers Market , Straban Township and others to create a glass recycling program for the county. The Adams County Glass Recycling Collection Site is located at 230 Greenamyer …

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Inflation Reduction Act Funds Will Support Gettysburg National Military Park Resilient Forest Initiative and Climate Change Impacts

GETTYSBURG, PA – Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) has been awarded a combined $429,000 to help combat catastrophic forest loss and study the effects of climate change on inland and river landscapes. Funding for these important projects and studies will be provided through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA became law on August 16, 2022. It provides the National …

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Gettysburg Loves Love: A Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony

Love is in the Square! There’s no better time or place to celebrate an enduring love story than Gettysburg, recently named the most romantic town in Pennsylvania. Get swept away by the romance of Gettysburg Loves Love, a first-ever wedding vow renewal ceremony in the heart of downtown Gettysburg, all to prove that Love Is In The Square. Couples are …

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Shining Stars – Capital Campaign Kick-off Event

Unbridled Future – Join the Calvary. Pam Hoffman, Shining Stars Board President, talks about their new Capital Campaign, and what their plans are for the future of Shining Stars’ new facilities. Shining Stars provides therapeutic horsemanship programs to children, adults, and families with special needs in order to improve physical, mental, emotional, and social areas of their lives. Home

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The Big Reveal 2023

Thank you Adams County! Our hearts are full of gratitude for your incredible generosity. Once again you raised more than $3,100,702.82 million in a single day for 100 Adams County nonprofits. Want to see how much your favorite nonprofits raised? Click here for the 2023 Adams County Community Foundation Giving Spree Results

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Acting Superintendent and Acting Deputy Superintendent at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site

GETTYSBURG, PA – Kristina Heister, the Deputy Superintendent at Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) and Eisenhower National Historic Site (NHS), will serve as Acting Superintendent, for a period of 120 days that began on November 5. Heister will step into this leadership role as former Superintendent Steve Sims begins his new assignment as Superintendent of Independence National Historical Park in …

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2023 Adams County Community Foundation Annual Giving Spree – Live from Gettysburg Middle School

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2,600 turkeys needed for families in need!

DILLSBURG, PA – New Hope Ministries, a social service agency which feeds the hungry and helps people achieve stability in their lives, is asking for help from the community to provide low-income families with turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner this year. At the time of this news release, 2,600 turkeys are still needed. Community organizations (such as churches, businesses, and civic …

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Gettysburg Movie 30th Anniversary – Interviews

See which Yankees and Rebels Community Media met up with this weekend in Gettysburg after 30 years of being away!! #gettysburgreunion

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Gettysburg Address

2023 Honoring the 160th Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary and celebrating our nation’s birthday here is the Gettysburg Address recited by our Gettysburg community…

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Main Street Hanover receives award form Pennsylvania Downtown Center

At the Battle of Hanover Commemoration event this morning at the Guthrie Memorial Library – Hanover’s Public Library, Justine Trucksess, Main Street Hanover‘s executive director, promoted the ‘Heart of Hanover Trails.’ The walking tour of downtown Hanover “is the best way to learn more about Hanover’s history in an interactive and informative walking tour through the downtown.” The trail, developed …

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2023 Gettysburg Brass Band Festival – Lancers Drum and Bugle Corps

2023 Gettysburg Brass Band Festival Lancers @ Gettysburg Heritage Center

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Gettysburg Civic Chorus Spring Concert 2023

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Gettysburg Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony 2023

The Gettysburg Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony 2023 Grand Marshall – Christy Lucas, CEO of Roots for Boots Keynote Speaker for the 2023 Gettysburg Memorial Day Ceremony is Dr. Harold Kushner, retired Colonel from the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Dr. Kushner was a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War. Thanks to the Gettysburg Joint Veterans Memorial Day Commission for …

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Hanover Memorial Day Parade 2023

Hanover Memorial Day Parade 2023

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Mcsherrystown Officers Promoted

The McSherrystown borough council promoted two officers at their Wednesday night meeting on May 24th, 2023. Mayor Kathleen Todt read the oath of office as Officer Larry Kitzmiller was promoted to Sergeant and Officer Jeffry Carey was promoted to Corporal Detective.

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Scout builds flag retirement boxes for local organizations

Chapter 1, Title 4 of the United States Code (U.S. Flag Code) states “When a flag is so tattered that it no longer fits to serve as a symbol of the United States, it should be disposed of in a dignified manner, preferably by burning.” Seth Smyth, from Boy Scout Troop 73 of Gettysburg Pennsylvania has constructed and distributed 3 …

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United Way Give.Advocate.Volunteer Awards & Campaign Celebration 2023

4/24/2023 United Way of Adams County Dessert Reception – Sponsored by Gettysburg Times Desserts created by – Gettysburg College Dining Services Welcome -Mike Jackman, UWAC Board Chair GIVE. Campaign Awards Presented by Jim Martin, Campaign Chair • Unveil Campaign Totals • Leadership Giving • Spirit Award • Robert C. Hoffman Award • Outgoing Board Member Awards ADVOCATE. Advocacy Awards • …

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Addressing Gettysburg – Little Round Top Rehabilitation – 4/21/2023

Matt Callery of Addressing Gettysburg Podcast hosts this tour of the Little Round Top Rehabilitation with Gettysburg National Military Park Superintendent Steve Sims. David Malgee, former Interim President & CEO at Gettysburg Foundation, joins the tour and shares some civil war relics from his personal collection. Special thanks to Mr. Malgee for sponsoring this program. To support the Gettysburg Foundation …

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ACHS Ribbon Cutting 4/14/2023

Matt Callery of Addressing Gettysburg Podcast hosts a tour of the Adams County Historical Society’s new facility including the ‘Beyond the Battle ‘ museum featuring ‘Caught in the Crossfire’ an immersive experience of what Gettysburg residences may have experienced during the Civil War.

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Sen. Casey at Adams Economic Alliance, $200 Million of PA Broadband

Sen. Bob Casey visits the Adams Economic Alliance on Monday morning to announce $200 million for PA Broadband improvements.

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Good Friday Service Live! 2023

Gettysburg Area Ministerium of Churches present a Good Friday Service at Gettysburg United Methodist Church. Clergy and the faithful from every corner of our community gathered for a special Good Friday worship service that focused on voices from the cross. Service was held at Noon on Good Friday, April 7th! The Gettysburg Area Ministerium is a network of local churches …

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Let’s Talk Transportation – 3/27/2023

Exploring Next Steps Around Transportation in Adams County Hosted by @Home in Adams County https://www.homeinadamscounty.org/ Panel Richard Farr – Executive Director of Susquehanna Regional Transportation Authority Rabbit Transit Andrew Merkel – Assistant Director with the Adams County Office of Planning and Development Chris Blackwell – General Manager at Liberty Mountain Resort in Carroll Valley Bill Bowling – Coordinator of Transportation …

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Local Nonprofit – South Central Community Action Programs, Inc. to benefit from Jersey Mike’s 100% Day of Giving on Wednesday, March 29th in both Chambersburg and Gettysburg

FRANKLIN COUNTY / ADAMS COUNTY, PA – Jersey Mike’s has been celebrating “March Month of Giving” across the nation. On Wednesday, March 29 th – all participating Jersey Mike’s locations across the county will be hosting their annual “Day of Giving.” What does that mean in our area? 100% of all purchases on March 29 th will be donated to …

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Chamber of Commerce Seeks Nominations for Business Excellence Awards 2023

Gettysburg, Pa. – The Chamber, Adams County’s oldest and largest business organization, is seeking nominations for several prestigious awards: Adams County Educator of the Year, Environmental Stewardship, Family-Owned Business, Nonprofit of the Year and Small Business Person of the Year. Chamber membership is not required for Adams County Educator of the Year or Environmental Stewardship. (Nominations are due by Friday, …

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Hanover Borough aware of postal delays

Hanover, PA – The Borough of Hanover has received numerous calls and comments from utility customers saying they have not received their bill. The Borough wants to assure customers that bills have been delivered to the postal service as normal but delays on the postal side have been reported. Customers are encouraged to pay attention to their regular billing cycle …

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Local food equity nonprofit, The Gleaning Project, will host its tenth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser

GETTYSBURG, MARCH 13, 2023: Local food equity nonprofit, The Gleaning Project, will host its tenth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Friday, April 21, from 4PM-7PM in Plank Gym at Gettysburg College with the help of our presenting sponsor WellSpan Health. Tickets are on sale now online at https://thegleaningproject.org/emptybowls Empty Bowls is a community dinner that aims to raise funds for …

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Senate unanimously approves Phillips-Hill’s TikTok ban on state devices, networks

Legislation that would prohibit state-owned devices and networks from downloading and using TikTok was approved with unanimous support in the Senate, according to the measure’s sponsor, Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York). Across the nation, Democrats and Republicans have voiced growing concerns about the security and potential manipulation of the popular social media app TikTok. This has led various branches of the …

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Jeffrey Gabel to retire in 2024

Jeffrey Gabel

Jeffrey Gabel, the founding executive director of Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater, announced today that he will retire in early January 2024 after 20 years of dedicated service. “It has been a privilege and pleasure to build ‘the grandest small-town theater in America,’ which has been so generously supported by the college and the community,” said Gabel. “Twenty years is a …

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