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Discover South Mountain announces the launch of DiscoverSouthMountain.com

An exciting new initiative launched in April 2021 – Discover South Mountain is an online guide to all that is happening in the South Mountain region, a 70-mile stretch and little-known extension of the Blue Ridge Mountain range – it covers parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia. Discover South Mountain will keep followers up …

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Nanette Hatzes Retrospective Opens this Friday at ACAC

The Adams County Arts Council will celebrate the opening art exhibition of Nanette Hatzes with a First Friday reception on Friday, May 7, 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the ACAC’s Arts Education Center, 125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg.  The reception is free and open to the public.  Temperature check and mask wearing are required.  The show will …

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Wolf Administration Will Lift Mitigation Orders On Memorial Day * Masking Order To be Lifted Only When 70% Of Pennsylvania Adults Are Fully Vaccinated

The Wolf administration, in coordination with the state COVID-19 Vaccine Joint Task Force, announced today that COVID mitigation orders except masking will be lifted on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31 at 12:01 a.m.  The current order requiring people to wear face coverings when indoors and outdoors when away from home will only be lifted when 70% of Pennsylvanians are fully …

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GNP Visitor Center Returns to Normal Daily Hours for Visitors

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, home of the Gettysburg Cyclorama and the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War, announces new hours of operation throughout the summer starting Saturday, May 1, 2021. The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center had offered visitors reduced hours since reopening its doors June 25, 2020, and …

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Construction Begins on Gettys Street: Hospital Entrance Remains Open

Columbia Gas will be working on Gettys Street for several weeks in May and residents can expect road closures and delays during working hours. There may be some temporary closures to the three Gettys St. hospital entrances, but access to the hospital from at least one entrance will remain available throughout the duration of this …

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WellSpan Health to offer walk-in hours for COVID-19 vaccinations

Beginning Friday, WellSpan Health will provide walk-in vaccinations to anyone at 16 years and older at Gettysburg Hospital. Where: WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, 147 Gettys St., Gettysburg When: Wednesdays and Fridays, noon to 3:00 p.m.  “Our goal is to make this shot of hope as accessible as possible so we can get back to hugging our …

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Adams County Community Foundation Awards $36,800 In Grants For Littlestown

Adams County Community Foundation’s Lisa Donohoe (left) learns about the equipment purchased through a 2020 grant from the Fund for Littlestown and Selby Family Memorial Fund for Littlestown’s Alpha Fire Company #20 from William Troup, Volunteer Fire Fighter and EMT. Thanks to a “forever gift” from the Selby family, the Adams County Community Foundation awards …

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Medicine Take Back Event Tomorrow Will be at Nine Sites

The fall medicine takeback event in Adams County is tomorrow! Bring your unused meds to one of nine local police stations between 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m. to dispose of them properly. Naloxone kits will be available (first 20 takers, per site) at the following four med takeback locations: 1. Biglerville Fire Department  2. Carroll Valley …

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New Oxford Chamber of Commerce Plans Market on the Square

The New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the 65th Annual Market on the Square will be held on Saturday, August 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Previously known as the Antique Market & Craft Show, the Chamber is excited to share the event’s official new name: Market on the …

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Gettysburg Foundation Names New President

The Board of Directors of the Gettysburg Foundation has appointed Wayne E. Motts as the Foundation’s new president to lead the operations of the national preservation and education organization.  The Gettysburg Foundation owns and operates the LEED Gold-certified Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center in partnership with Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower …

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Adams County Arts Council Offers Resilience Skills Workshop

As part of its Healing Arts initiative, the Adams County Arts Council (ACAC) has invited Karen W. Jones, LPC, of Cognitive Health Solutions (www.cognitivehealthsolutions.com) to present interactive workshops that empower participants to practice resilience skills and manage stress. ACAC instructors are invited to participate in the workshops, which will include lunch, at no cost. The …

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Job Offerings at Local Nonprofits

The Adams County Library System has three job opportunities available:  PT Branch Assistant at the Trone Memorial Library in East Berlin. 20 hours weekly. Application deadline 4/26/21. PT Branch Assistant at the Harbaugh~Thomas Library in Biglerville. 12 hours weekly.  Application deadline 4/30/21. Combination PT Public Services Assistant & Materials Handling Assistant at the Gettysburg Library.  …

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@Home in Adams County Online Informational Session

Interested in learning about @Home in Adams County? Want to know what we’ve been up to lately? Join us  on Tuesday, April 27th at 12n via Zoom. Caroline, @Home’s coordinator will present some general, introductory information on the @Home in Adams County initiative, provide updates on current partner projects and explain how to get involved. …

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Help Wanted @ Seminary Ridge Museum

Friends, We have an immediate opening at Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center for a seasonal Visitor Services Assistant.  The person in this position works 20-30 hours a week, through November, at the museum’s admissions desk, shop, and leading tours.  It is a great summer job for college and graduate students looking to break into …

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Wellspan has COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Anyone Over 16 This Week and Next

Wellspan Health reports availability of COVID-19 doses at Adams County sites in the coming days and weeks. There are a few appointments remaining available this week, but many more next week for any Pennsylvanian 16 years and older. WellSpan does not utilize the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, so operations have not been impacted at its …

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All PA Adults Are Eligible for COVID Vaccines Starting Tomorrow

April 12, 2021 Governor Tom Wolf and the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force announced that effective tomorrow, Tuesday, April 13, all Pennsylvania adults will be eligible to schedule an appointment for the COVID -19 vaccine. “We need to maintain acceleration of the vaccine rollout, especially as case counts and hospitalization rates have increased,” Gov. Wolf said. …

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Underground Railroad Tours Are Back!

Walking tours of Gettysburg’s only Underground Railroad (UGRR) Site recognized by the National Park Service’s “Network to Freedom” will begin on Saturday, May 1st at 11:00 a.m and everyone is invited to attend. The McAllister’s Mill UGRR Tours were cancelled last year due to the COVID pandemic, but all of the tour guides have received …

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ACHS Breaks Ground and Selects Museum Design Firm

As site work begins at the future home of the future Adams County Historical Museum on the Biglerville road just north of Gettysburg, the Adams County Historical Society has chosen an architect for the building. The museum planning process has been entrusted to HealyKohler Design, an award-winning firm based in Washington, D.C. HealyKohler is known …

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Mayoral Candidate Forum Tomorrow

Please mark your calendar for the online mayoral candidate forum to be held this Thursday April 8 at 6:30 p.m. Join Gettysburg Rising to learn more about the candidates running for Gettysburg Mayor in the May municipal primary election. Please contact Jenny Dumont at [email protected] for a link to the Zoom session. View the candidate …

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Gettysburg Colleges’ Painted Turtle Farm Needs Our Help

Gettysburg College’s 4000 square foot community garden, the Painted Turtle Farm, is located northwest of campus near the observatory. The garden has plots for 16 families to cultivate their own food and serves as a campus-community hub for food justice. The farm has applied for a grant to expand fruit production and enhance children’s education …

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Adams County Arts Council to Feature Land Conservancy Auction Artwork and the 26th Annual Recyclable Art Contest Exhibition

The Adams County Arts Council will celebrate the opening reception of the LCAC Art Auction Artwork Show and the Annual Recyclable Art Contest & Exhibition on First Friday, April 2, 5:00-7; 30 p.m. at the Arts Education Center, located at 125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg.  The reception is free and open to the public.  Temperature …

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New Eisenhower Exhibit Spotlight at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

Inspired by the life and career of General and 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, a new Eisenhower Exhibit Spotlight is open in the Museum Lobby at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. The introductory exhibition is included with a ticket to the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience or the Museum Experience. The spotlight explores the history …

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Adams County Arts Council Invites Young Chefs to Connect with Family and Friends

The Adams County Arts Council is offering a new after-school program that gives students an opportunity to explore the culinary arts with their families from the comfort of their own homes. The Kids Dinner Club Zoom class will run on six Wednesday evenings from 5 to 6:30 p.m. beginning April 14. Scholarships and supplementary groceries …

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The Adams County Library System: Help Wanted!

The Adams County Library System has two part-time job opportunities available.  One is for a Part-Time Branch Assistant at the Trone Memorial Library in East Berlin.  This position is 20 hours weekly.  Application deadline is March 29, 2021. They also have a Part-Time Youth Services Assistant opportunity at the Gettysburg Library.  This position is 28.5 …

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Gettysburg Rising Hosts Documentary Film On the Assassination and Imprisonment of Philadelphia Activist Group Members

As part of Gettysburg Community Collective’s year of change, Gettysburg Rising is hosting a documentary viewing on Wednesday, March 24, and discussion of the documentary on March 25. “MOVE” describes the rise of Philadelphia activist group MOVE and the subsequent assassination and imprisonment of its founding members. Join us to better understand the unfair treatment …

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Two Retirements Lead to New Leaders at Main Street Gettysburg and Destination Gettysburg

Main Street Gettysburg’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has named Jill Sellers as its new President. She succeeds the current President of 14 years, Deb Adamik, who will retire later this spring.  “Our Board of Directors is excited to welcome Mrs. Sellers to Main Street Gettysburg” said Board Chair, Timbrel Wallace. …

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Fifth Annual Absolutionists Day Event Scheduled for April 10

The fifth annual Abolitionists Day will be held as a Zoom event on April 10 at 4 p.m. To be put on a list to get an invitation to tis event, please send an email to [email protected] Abolitionists Day has been held annually since 2017, showcasing abolitionists who helped to free the enslaved and destroy …

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Wellspan Health Opens New Community Vaccination Site in Adams County

WellSpan Health and Adams County will open a community vaccination center at the Adams County Emergency Services Center, 230 Greenamyer Lane, Gettysburg on Thursday morning. The site is east of Gettysburg and north of the Adams Rescue Mission, past the Adams County Prison. Setup of the site has been ongoing, but now COVID-19 vaccine allotment …

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YWCA Seeks Volunteers for the “Nearly New Closet” on April 22

If you are familiar with the Nearly New Sale that took place twice a year at the YWCA you may be aware of how that served many families in our community in such a positive way. Continuing in that tradition, The Nearly New Closet will provide a space for our community members to shop for gently …

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Majestic Theater Announces Spring Curbside Popcorn Sales

Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater will offer “majestically” delicious popcorn for purchase under the marquee at 25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg on First Fridays this spring. “Our curbside popcorn stand was so popular last fall that customers have been clamoring for a re-run.  And you know why?  Scientific research shows good movie popcorn is the third most …

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More COVID Restrictions to be Lifted on April 4

As COVID-19 cases have declined and vaccination rates are climbing, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the lifting of some targeted restrictions on restaurants and other businesses, as well as increased gathering limits. Effective April 4, restaurants may resume bar service; alcohol service will be allowed without the purchase of food; the curfew for removing alcoholic …

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rabbittransit Offers Free Rides to Vaccine Appointments

rabbittransit is offering shared ride transportation service to any community member who needs transportation to and from their scheduled COVID-19 vaccination appointment.  Advance reservations are required. If you are in need of transportation to a COVID vaccination site, please contact the rabbittransit call center at 1-800-632-9063 no later than noon the business day prior to …

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Office of Aging Receives Donated “Bernie” to Inspire Giving for Home-delivered Meals

The Adams County Office for Aging has been gifted a handmade “Bernie” by Carly Marshall of Gettysburg and her sister, Desirée Wright of Martinsburg, WV to use in raising funds to support the organization’s home-delivered meals program. Through the remainder of March, which is national Nutrition Month, the office is accepting Bernie-inspired donations. One lucky …

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Land Conservancy of Adams County Announces 2021 Events and Board of Directors

The Land Conservancy of Adams County (LCAC) has approved new board members Norma Calhoun, Erica Duffy, Kaycee Kemper, and Jess Knouse. Randy Phiel, Dave Salisbury, and Matt Sheads were reinstated to new 3-year terms.  Leaving the board are Kelly Alsedek, Katie Epstein, Carrie Russell, and Denise Wood. LCAC thanked each of them for their dedicated …

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ACAC to Feature Members Show During Month of March

The Adams County Arts Council will feature an outdoor themed collection of ACAC member artwork in the Reception Hall of the Arts Education Center, 125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, during the month of March.  A First Friday reception is scheduled for Friday, March 5, 5-7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.  The show will …

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Adams County Arts Council to Feature Foothills Artists

The Adams County Arts Council will celebrate the opening First Friday exhibition of the Foothills Artists on Friday, March 5, 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the Arts Education Center, located at 125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg.  The reception is free and open to the public.  Temperature check at the door and mask wearing are required. The show …

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Gettysburg Borough to Resume Pre-Pandemic Code Enforcement

Gettysburg Borough has announced its code enforcement priorities for 2021 in preparation for the upcoming Spring and Summer tourism season. Many inspections were relaxed in 2020 due to budget cuts and to assist businesses during difficult economic times brought on by lockdowns and restrictions instituted by state government.  The Borough understands that economic challenges related …

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$763,656 In Federal Stimulus Dollars Coming to Gettysburg Borough

President Biden yesterday signed into law the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, the “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.” The package will provide $350 billion for state and local governments, with a total of $13.722 billion coming to Pennsylvania. The state will receive $7.5 billion (including $279 million set aside for capital projects), counties will …

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Gettysburg Police Report Shots Fired with Injury

[From the Gettysburg Police Dept. Facebook page] This morning at about 12:15 a.m. the Gettysburg Police Department was dispatched to the area of Chambersburg St. and Racehorse Alley for a reported shots fired call. Officers responded to the area and located a gunshot victim in the 100 Block of Chambersburg St. Witnesses reported hearing the …

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Community Gathering for Healing and Accountability

Join us for a community healing event at the Biglerville High School Parking lot on Saturday March 13, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., to listen to survivors expose decades of racially motivated child abuse at Biglerville schools. Gathering at the Biglerville High School parking lot, we will listen to a collective declaration written by current …

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Adams County Historical Society Breaks Ground on New Building

The Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) has officially broken ground for a first phase of construction at the site of its new home – 625 Biglerville Road, in Cumberland Township. On Saturday, a small gathering and ceremonial groundbreaking took place at the site with remarks from members of the board, staff, and capital campaign committee. …

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Big Road Project in York Springs on Route 15 to Begin Tonight

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a resurfacing and safety improvement project on Route 15 from just south of York Springs in Adams County to just south of Dillsburg in York County is scheduled to begin Sunday night. Work consists of ramp acceleration and deceleration lane lengthening, intersection safety improvements, and a …

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Gettysburg Police Describe Baltimore St. Crash, Ask for Information

On March 1, 2021 at approx. 4:20 AM Officers of the Gettysburg Police Department were dispatched to the 500 Block of Baltimore Street for a vehicle crash. Officers responded and upon arrival, found the vehicle engulfed in flames which had spread into the two structures it had hit. Fire Department units were immediately dispatched. Emergency …

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As COVID Cases Decline and Vaccinations Increase, Gov. Wolf Eases Rules on Gatherings and Lifts Out-of-State Travel Restrictions

As COVID-19 cases continue to decline and the state’s vaccination plan is amplified, the Wolf Administration lifted mitigation restrictions that are effective statewide today. “Pennsylvania is taking a measured approach to revising or lifting mitigation orders,” Gov. Wolf said. “The reason we are seeing cases drop can be attributed, in part, to people following the …

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Emergency Street Closure – 500 Block of Baltimore Street – Fatal Car Wreck Displaces Multiple Residents

First responders remain on the scene of a fatal car crash that occurred at approximately 3:30 AM, March 1, 2021. Multiple buildings erupted in flames after the car exploded and caught fire. The residents of the buildings escaped with the assistance of fire fighters. No resident injuries have been reported. The Red Cross is assisting …

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Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvania has Reached a Milestone in Its Plan to Vaccinate Seniors in Care

Governor Tom Wolf today marked a milestone in the implementation of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan with the announcement that more than 600 skilled nursing facilities have received first and second doses of the vaccine, and in total more than 315,000 doses of vaccine administered among all long-term care facilities being vaccinated by CVS and …

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ACAC to Feature Members Show During Month of March

The Adams County Arts Council will feature an outdoor themed collection of ACAC member artwork in the Reception Hall of the Arts Education Center, 125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, during the month of March.  A First Friday reception is scheduled for Friday, March 5, 5-7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.  The show will …

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Healthy Adams County Physical Fitness Task Force Creates Online Library of Local Walks

The Physical Fitness Task Force of Healthy Adams County, with help from The Adams County Office of Planning and Development, has created an Online Library of local walking maps. Each walk is described in terms of its parking location, length, type of surface, how sunny and flat, and how much traffic each route has.  A …

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Winter Storm Viola to Impact Gettysburg

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Gettysburg – effective through 10:00 AM on Friday, February 19, 2021. TOTAL storm accumulations will range from 6 inches if sleet mixes in to 9 inches if the precipitation remains all snow. Mayor Streeter will likely issue a snow emergency for Gettysburg Borough Thursday …

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Virtual Community Garden Workshop Scheduled for March 20

Join Healthy Franklin County for a FREE Virtual Community Garden Workshop on March 20 that will focus on “Creating Your Own Working Homestead.” There will be a variety of workshops centered around the theme of homesteading that explore foodscaping, foraging, how to build an herb spiral, and more. A keynote presentation by Jessy Varisano, owner …

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Gettysburg JROTC Normandy Trip

The Adams county Gettysburg High JROTC program will be taking a trip to Normandy, France in June of 2022 for the 78th anniversary of D-Day. Our goal is to bring history to life for 30 Cadets, who will participate in D-Day parades, cemetery ceremonies, and other official duties. We are partnered with the non-profit Historic Programs Group and …

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Arts Council Annual Meeting set for March 2, 2021

The Adams County Arts Council will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 2, 6pm to 7pm virtually.   This year’s hour-long program begins at 6pm.  Members and anyone interested in learning more about the organization are welcome to attend this free event virtually by requesting a link to access the meeting. Applause Awards will be presented for …

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Gettysburg Foundation Partners with Foursquare Church to Provide Face Coverings

The Gettysburg Foundation announced today that it is partnering with Foursquare Church in Gettysburg to provide face coverings in the Adams County community. The Ford Motor Company Fund provided the Gettysburg Foundation with 100,000 medical-grade masks produced by Ford Motor Company. Ford Motor Company’s mask production is part of its #FinishStrong initiative – encouraging Americans to pull …

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UASD Hires Attorneys to Investigate Alleged Racism

The Upper Adams School District today announced the appointment of Fox Rothschild Attorneys at Law of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the third-party investigator to conduct an independent, unbiased assessment of the District’s policies, procedures and response to alleged acts of racism and/or ethnic discrimination recently shared by students and alumni of Biglerville High School on social …

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ACHS Announces Partnership with Gettysburg Black History Museum

The Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) is thrilled to announce the formalization of a key partnership with Gettysburg Black History Museum, Inc. This grassroots organization was established to preserve and promote Black history and culture in our community. Like ACHS, GBHM holds precious archival materials that are key to understanding the story of Gettysburg and Adams County. …

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Department of Health Launches “Your Turn” Vaccine Eligibility Tool to Aid in Vaccination Process Across Commonwealth

1-877-PA-HEALTH available to answer questions, provide help Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today launched a new tool called Your Turn to help Pennsylvanians understand where they fall in the vaccine prioritization effort and to be alerted when it is their turn to schedule an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. “Since all seniors …

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Youth Invited to Enter Recyclable Art Contest

Adams County youth, grades K-12, are invited to turn trash into treasure and enter the Adams County Arts Council’s 25th Annual Recyclable Art Contest & Exhibit sponsored by OPEN MINDS, McDonalds (JDCS Enterprise) and the Gettysburg Recycling Committee. Public, private, charter, parochial and homeschooled students, Scout troops, youth group members, are encouraged to enter. Local …

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Last Chance: New Oxford Library Virtual Valentine Murder Cruise

Virtual Valentine Murder Cruise Friday, February 12 at 7:00pm Must register by Tuesday, February 9 https://adamslibrary.org/events/virtual-valentine-murder-cruise-murder-mystery-event Everything is going wrong on the “Valentine in Venice” harbor cruise aboard the Love Bucket. First, the water is unusually choppy so people are feeling queasy. Second, the package deal, priced at $9.99 per couple, went viral as “The …

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The Gettysburg-Hanover Connector goes live on Monday, February 8th as early as 6:05 am!

This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for!  In partnership with rabbittransit, the Adams County Community Foundation, with support from community partners, and all of you, the bus route from Gettysburg to Hanover is finally here! We are counting on all of you to help us share this wonderful news!  At the top of …

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All-County High School Artwork at the Adams County Arts Council

The Adams County Arts Council will showcase artwork of high-school artists from across Adams County in February for the tenth annual All-County Student Show. The exhibition will feature the best work of some of the county’s most talented high school artists, as selected by Adams County high school art educators from Littlestown, Fairfield, Gettysburg, Bermudian …

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Gettysburg National Military Park & Gettysburg Foundation Partnership Project: Culp’s Hill Rehabilitation

Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation are partnering on a Culp’s Hill rehabilitation project. The project will improve the cultural and natural landscape of 18-acres of Culp’s Hill where key battle action occurred on July 2-3, 1863. Work will include the removal of brush and select understory (trees five inches or less in diameter) along the …

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New 3D Tours of Five Park Buildings Now Available

Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site have launched new 3D tours of five of the park’s historic buildings. These tours provide a new and unprecedented level of access to iconic structures on the Gettysburg battlefield and the Eisenhower farm. Whether you use your home computer, smartphone or virtual reality headset; a visitor …

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ACAC Instructors Exhibition at the Adams County Arts Council

The Adams County Arts Council will feature their annual Instructors Show during the month of February. A First Friday reception is scheduled for Friday, February 5, 5-7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.The Instructors Show, exhibited in the Gallery, features 2D and 3D artwork relating to classes offered at the AECenter by Instructor Artists of …

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UASD Superintendent Outlines District’s Responses to Alleged Racism, Discrimination, and Bullying

In a letter to the school board, Upper Adams School District (UASD) Superintendent Wesley Doll summarized actions the district is taking in response to incidents of alleged racism at Biglerville High School. The alleged incidents have been made public on a Facebook page. The following is the complete text of Doll’s statement: “I know that …

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Proposed changes to the Superintendent’s Compendium

The National Park Service (NPS) is pleased to provide the public with an opportunity to provide input on proposed changes to the Superintendent’s Compendium for Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site. The Superintendent’s Compendium is the summary of park specific rules implemented under Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations (36 CFR). The …

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Shreve to Head WellSpan Board

WellSpan Health announced today that South Central Community Action Program CEO Megan Shreve has been appointed as the chair of the WellSpan Board of Directors  “I am honored to be selected as chair for the leading health care system in South Central Pennsylvania,” said Shreve. “WellSpan Health continues to transform as an innovative organization with …

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Rediscover Gettysburg in February: Adams County Free Days at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

To welcome Adams County residents back to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation invite them to Rediscover Gettysburg each Thursday during the month of February 2021. Adams County residents can enjoy free admission to the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience at the Gettysburg National …

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Adams County and SCCAP Benefit Food-Insecure and Frontline Workers Through Operation Restaurant Rescue

Operation Restaurant Rescue is a community fundraiser for families facing food insecurity and front line workers. Just buy a restaurant gift card, mark it with whether you want it to go to a food-insecure family or a front-line worker, and send it to: SCCAP Attn: Operation Restaurant Rescue 153 N. Stratton St. Gettysburg, PA 17325 …

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Virtual Red Sand Project Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking Victims

It is estimated that human trafficking is a $150 billion industry with more than 40 million victims around the globe. You can become part of a growing movement to raise awareness about human trafficking victims and survivors who “fall through the cracks of our social, economic, and political systems, or those of our personal consciousness.” …

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PA Dept. of Health Announces Drive-In COVID Testing Site in Adams

Free drive-through COVID-19 testing will be available this week in Adams County. The location is the Department of Emergency Services, 230 Greenamyer Lane, Gettysburg. The building is one mile north of Route 30, across from the Adams Rescue Mission and past the Adams County Prison. Testing will be available from Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 …

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SCCAP Virtual Winter Celebration and Auction Announced

The 2021 SCCAP Winter Celebration and Auction will occur on February 4 from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. The evening will be a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and invest in the amazing things that are being accomplished in our community. The evening will include presentations from SCCAP leadership, the Rising Phoenix awards to SCCAP …

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Be the Change: Run For Office in Adams County

But how do you go about it? What’s involved? Gettysburg Rising has answers if you are interested in running for a local office, from mayor to school board to county commissioner. Our Zoom presentation will feature local elected officials who will walk attendees through what it takes to get on the ballot and run a …

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Gettysburg National Park and Eisenhower Site Virtual Winter Lecture Series Runs Jan. 16 to March 27

On Saturday, January 16, 2021 Gettysburg’s popular Winter Lecture series begins. These free digital programs will be broadcast every Saturday at 9:00 a.m. from Jan. 16 through March 27 via the Gettysburg National Military Park Facebook page. All presentations will also be archived on the park’s website at www.nps.gov/gett. Featuring National Park Service rangers and …

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Adams County Farmers Market 2021 Vendor Application Portal Now Open

The Adams County Farmers Market Association (ACFMA)’s 2021 Vendor Application is now available online at www.acfarmersmarkets.org/become-a-vendor. ACFMA invites vendors of all types to consider applying, including fruit and vegetable growers, dairies and cheesemakers, and vendors specializing in shelf-stable items such as jams, jellies, pickles, and preserves. Hot and prepared food vendors are also welcome to …

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Special Program in the “An Evening with the Painting” Series: “A Photographic Journey of the Gettysburg Cyclorama”

Join Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide, author and historian, on the Cyclorama platform Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at 3 p.m. for A Photographic Journey of the Gettysburg Cyclorama, a special program in the An Evening with the Painting Series at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. The Gettysburg Cyclorama, painted in the …

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Penn State and Adams Food Policy Council Offer Webinar on Food Access

Penn State Extension is partnering with the Adams County Food Policy Council to offer a webinar titled “Food Access and COVID-19” on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Learn about the reality of rural food access and challenges related to COVID-19 by registering at Food Access & COVID-19: A Food Policy Council’s …

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Gettysburg Announces Emergency Restaurant Zero Interest Loan Program

The food service industry in Gettysburg Borough has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Given the importance of this industry to the local economy, the damage done to Gettysburg restaurants has reverberated throughout the rest of the borough.  Aside from staffing issues and decreased customer numbers as a direct result of the pandemic itself, restaurants have endured countless restrictions that have adversely affected their ability to generate revenue.  As restrictions …

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New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Winners of Scavenger Hunt, Business Decorating Contest, and Residential Decorating Competition

The New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of New Oxford Holiday Hunt, which wrapped up at the end of December. The winners of the scavenger hunt, business decorating contest, and residential decorating competition were shared on the Chamber’s Facebook page. The three winners of the scavenger hunt were drawn from the …

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Indoor Dining, Gyms, and School Sports To Reopen on Monday

Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced today that the temporary COVID-19 restrictions issued on Dec. 12 will expire as originally planned at 8:00 a.m. on Jan. 4. Activities that will gain be allowed after Monday include in-person dining, child-care, hair salons and barber shops, theaters, clubs, and gyms, and extracurricular …

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Gettysburg Police Save “Lifeless” Man

On December 21, 2020 at 9:24 p.m. Gettysburg Police along with Adams Regional EMS were dispatched to a residence in the first block of Baltimore Street in the Borough of Gettysburg. An officer with the Gettysburg Police Department arrived on the scene immediately upon dispatch and found a 22-year-old male lifeless, with no pulse and …

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Adams Economic Alliance to Host “Evergreen” Workshops for Small Businesses

The Adams Economic Alliance will join with the the Small Business Development Center at Shippensburg University, our region’s U.S. Small Business Administration office, to host three “Be an Evergreen” Workshops in the new year. Evergreen businesses are those with the resourcefulness to create enduring, market-leading skill using the seven principles of: PurposePerseverancePeople FirstPrivateProfitPaced GrowthPragmatic Innovation …

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New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce Names HART Center as 2020 Business of the Year

The HART Center, a non-profit organization located in New Oxford, has been named the Chamber Business of the Year by the New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce. The HART Center provides a variety of work training experiences for adults with disabilities in Adams County and York County. The Center celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019 …

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Online Events Coming this Weekend: Civic Chorus Virtual Concert; Gettysburg Community Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol”

It is time to gather safely at home together around your television or computer to enjoy local holiday traditions that have been moved to a virtual format this year. The holiday classic “A Christmas Carol” will be streamed on the Gettysburg Community Theatre’s YouTube Channel beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. The production has a …

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Gettysburg Declares Snow Emergency

Gettysburg Mayor Streeter has declared a snow emergency for Gettysburg Borough effective at 10:00 a.m. today. The snow emergency will remain in effect until 10:00 p.m. tomorrow unless extended. Snow rates may exceed 2” per hour at the height of the storm. The impacts of this storm are expected to be severe with dangerous travel …

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With Three of its Five Schools Closed Within the Past Week, GASD Goes Virtual Until January 4

Admitting the difficulties the district has had keeping students safe, Superintendent Jason Perrin announced today the entire Gettysburg Area School District will move to fully remote learning on Wednesday, and that all extra-curricular activities are cancelled. Both changes will last until at least Jan. 4. “We have reached a point now in December where positive …

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Forty and Eight Veterans Club Sells Christmas Trees to Benefit Nurses

It does not seem there could be a more relevant mission this year than to fund scholarships to train nurses. And with many people staying home, the need for Christmas trees is great. Members of the Forty and Eight service club are meeting both goals in Gettysburg, selling trees in the parking lot near the …

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COVID Closes James Gettys Elementary

Gettysburg Area School District’s James Gettys Elementary School has closed and moved to remote learning following two confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the school. All extra-curricular activities are also cancelled. In-person instruction for the school is currently expected to resume on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The district said anyone who has been in “close contact” with …

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Pop-up Gift Festival at the Farmers Market Location on Saturday

The Adams County Farmers Market will be partnering with friends from Waldo’s & Co. for a very special event THIS SATURDAY, December 12th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the same outdoor location as our regular farmers market. Come visit an awesome cast of farmers market vendors as well as many local artists to …

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Ken Burns, Stephen Lang, and Jeff Shaara join Adams County Historical Society to Announce Fund Drive for a New Home

Join Ken Burns, Stephen Lang, Jeff Shaara, and other special guests for an exclusive announcement from the Adams County Historical Society. Whether you’re a lifelong area resident or a Civil War enthusiast living miles away, you won’t want to miss the big news. Learn more about millions of rare artifacts and our exciting plans to …

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Get Your Picture Taken With Santa Tomorrow at the YWCA

Santa will be in town tomorrow, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the YWCA Gettysburg Adams County. The photos are $1.00 if you bring your own camera and $5.00 if you want a professional photographer to take them for you. No reservations are needed. If you have any other questions or would like more …

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Gettysburg Borough Post Drafts of 2021 Budget and LGBT Nondiscrimination Ordinance

The Gettysburg Borough Council has authorized the advertisement of the Borough’s DRAFT 2021 Budget for public inspection The draft 2021 budget can be viewed by clicking here.  The Borough Council has announced its intention to adopt the 2021 Budget at its next regular business meeting set for Monday, December 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The …

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Duncan Proxmire ’21: Going the Distance

As an accomplished distance freestyler, Duncan Proxmire ’21 (McLean, Va./Langley) is accustomed to pacing himself for the long haul. That mentality paid off big in his first competitive swim race in seven months as the Gettysburg College senior bested a field of 36 competitors to take the top spot in the Swim for the Potomac 5K on Sept. 27. Proxmire’s …

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Men’s Lacrosse Participates in Fish For A Cure, Mustache Madness

Gettysburg, Pa. – The Gettysburg College men’s lacrosse team has been putting in the work off the field by raising awareness and money for two organizations – Fish For A Cure and the HEADstrong Foundation Lacrosse Mustache Madness.  Senior PJ Dettor (Annapolis, Md./Severn School) has been participating in Fish For A Cure since 2015. His father helped start …

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Gettysburg Great Moments: 2015 NCAA D3 Swimming Championships

The 2015 NCAA Division III Swimming Championships marked the end of an era for the three co-captains from Gettysburg College. The trio – Mike Harmon ’15, Ashton Leyens ’15, and Jason Potter ’15 – along with Tyler Gould ’16 and Tyler Dougherty ’18 combined for the best performance ever on the national stage by the Orange and Blue. Harmon, Leyens, and Potter led …

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The Bullets Pool Reflects Success

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – For the last 10 years, Gettysburg College swimmers have risen to new heights in the tepid and crystalline waters of the Bullets Pool. The Bullets Pool and surrounding natatorium is a focal point inside The Jaeger Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Fitness, encompassing over 30,000 square feet. The first shovel full of dirt marking the …

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Bullets Teams Challenge Set for Dec. 1-2

While we don’t know exactly when we’ll be able to return to competition, there is one thing we do know: our teams will be ready! The COVID-19 virus has brought unprecedented challenges to our campus community, including the cancellation or postponements of many of our athletic events and seasons. Through it all, our student-athletes and …

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Collins, Edelson Named Men’s Swimming Captains

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Seniors Aedan Collins (Westfield, N.J./Westfield) and Jack Edelson (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Senior) have been named team captains of the Gettysburg College men’s swimming team for the 2020-21 campaign. Collins has been a staple of the free and fly races since transferring to Gettysburg for his sophomore campaign. He ranks among the program’s top 10 in the 50 free …

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JOB-SEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT: Main Street Gettysburg President

Main Street Gettysburg is seeking qualified candidates for the position of President. This position requires proven leadership, nonprofit organizational management, strategic planning, and written and verbal communications skills, as well as a strong desire to contribute to the economic development and historic preservation of the Borough of Gettysburg. Equal Opportunity EmployerAll applications and resumes must …

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Adams County Arts Council to Feature Virtual First Friday Celebration

The Adams County Arts Council will celebrate the December 4th First Friday virtually this year due to the rising spike of the coronavirus and the diminished capacity to operate as mandated by Governor Wolf.  The ACAC will host live video chats and tours of the facility throughout the afternoon, 1-5 p.m., which can be viewed …

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ACAC’s 14th Annual Gingerbread Celebration Moves Online Beginning Friday

Adams County Art Council’s 14th Annual Gingerbread Celebration moves online this year with three great ways to get into the holiday spirit! 1. Bid on a wonderful selection of gift baskets.  Auction ends on Sunday, December 6 @ 12 noon: Gift Basket Auction 2. Starting Friday, December 4, at 10 am, bid on a festive …

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Gettysburg Majestic Cancels Classic Movie Showing through the End of the Year

Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater has canceled all remaining classic films scheduled as part of the Celebrating 95 Years of Majestic Movies Series. This action is taken out of an abundance of caution in light of rising COVID-19 case numbers in Adams County and Pennsylvania, and increased gathering restrictions announced by the Pennsylvania Department of Health …

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Join the Gettysburg Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday at 5:45 p.m.

The Gettysburg Area Retail Merchant’s Association (GARMA) is sponsoring the 2020 Virtual Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday November 27. The event will be streamed on GARMA’s Facebook page beginning at 5:45 p.m. and will last about 25 minutes. GARMA encourages everyone to stay home and celebrate in warmth with family and friends. This live …

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Adams County Arts Council Welcomes New Director and Officers

At its November meeting, the board of directors of the Adams County Arts Council welcomed new Executive Director Leona M. Rega and elected its 2021 officers. They are President Roger Lund, owner of The Christmas Haus, 1st Vice President Nicole Bucher, co-owner of Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum and Candy Emporium, 2nd Vice President Pauline LeVan, …

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Adams Office for Aging Announces New SHARE Program – Recruits Finance Director

​The Adams County Office for Aging has announced an exciting new housing program in the county. The SHARE (Shared Housing And Resource Exchange) program is designed to safely match seniors who wish to age in place and maintain independence in their homes with other seniors, or non-seniors, who are seeking affordable housing. Seniors (hosts) who …

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Gettysburg Free Holiday Parking Hours Begin Next Week, But with Some Changes from Last Year

Free holiday parking hours in Gettysburg will begin on Monday, November 30 and extend through New Year’s Day. Unlike last year in which there was free parking for at least some hours on weekends, the free hours this year are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be no free parking on …

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Chamber Honors Business Leaders and Updates its Board

The Gettysburg Adams Chamber of Commerce honored business leaders at their 101st annual award ceremony on Thursday, and named four new people to their executive board. The award winners were: Darlene Resh – Community Educator of the Year Bethany Austin – Classroom Educator of the Year (10:50) Graphics Universal Incorporated – Family Owned Business of …

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More COVID Grants Awarded by Adams County, Bringing the Total to Over $3 Million

The Adams County Board of Commissioners today approved a further $1.08 million dollars in Fund for Adams Investment & Recovery (FAIR) grants to 34 county organizations.  The awards bring the total awarded to a total of $3.7 million. The awards, from the Federal Coronavirus Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), are being awarded …

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Remembrance Day Illumination is Cancelled

Gettysburg, Pa. (Nov. 18, 2020)—The Gettysburg Foundation has announced the 18th AnnualRemembrance Day Illumination event on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, is canceled. The Remembrance Day Illumination, a commemoration of the Gettysburg NationalCemetery dedication in Nov. 1863, will not be rescheduled. This year’s commemoration will feature a virtual tribute with a reading of the fallen that …

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Adams U.S. Census Ends with an Estimated 99.9 Percent Completion Rate

The 2020 U.S. Census Complete Count Committee (CCC), made up of Leon Reed, Michele Garnes and Lili Peña from SCCAP; Sarah Weigle and Carly Marshall from Adams County, Yeimi Gagliardi from Wellspan Community Health, Census partnership liaison Francine Stephens, as well as many other county residents, has finished their work and the 2020 U.S. Census …

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Gettysburg College to Bring Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors Back to Campus in February.

Saying the college has “an unwavering commitment to the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and community,” President Bob Iuliano announced today that that the college’s current plans are to “open at limited residential capacity, utilizing primarily single bedrooms, and to invite the sophomore, junior, and senior classes back to campus for the …

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Kendra Meredith ’18: Changing Course

Kendra Meredith ’18 made some big leaps as a young adult – transferring to Gettysburg College as a junior and shifting her career path. She started her collegiate career at an NCAA Division II institution as a two-sport athlete but decided it was time for a change. Meredith received a scholarship to play basketball at Southern …

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5K Turkey Trot

Campus Recreation and the Running Club would like to present Gettysburg College’s 1st Annual 5K Turkey Trot! Please sign up by Friday, November 13th.This event will take place at 8 a.m. on Sunday, November 15th. More information on http://imleagues.com/gettysburg and on the flyer attached. Print Friendly Version This story was originally posted on the Gettysburg College Website.

Gettysburg Great Games: Women’s Basketball vs. Haverford, 2018 CC Championship

The first-ever Gettysburg College women’s basketball Centennial Conference title happened inside Bream Gym in 2013 as the Bullets defeated Swarthmore College 48-46. Five years later, the Bullets had an opportunity to win the conference crown inside Bream Gym once again as the team faced Haverford College in the championship game. The Bullets had one of …

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Bullets Honor Veterans by Supporting Home For Our Troops

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Since the 2019-20 season, the Gettysburg College women’s basketball team has been involved with Home For Our Troops, a nonprofit organization that looks to rebuild lives and homes of severely injured post-9/11 Veterans.    Home For Our Troops is a publicly funded 501© (3) nonprofit organization that builds and donates specially adapted custom homes …

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Women’s Basketball Uses Leadership Team Approach

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Being a leader involves showing responsibility, and for the Gettysburg College women’s basketball program, they use a leadership team approach to allow their student-athletes the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to influence and serve others in a positive light. Since arriving on campus in 2015, head coach Nate Davis has used a leadership team approach …

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Murphy Selected for LPGA Professionals Hall of Fame

Story Links DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Gettysburg College women’s golf assistant coach Kathy Murphy was recently added to the LPGA Professionals Hall of Fame in recognition of her four-plus decades of service as an outstanding educator in the sport. Murphy, who has worked with the Gettysburg golfers since the fall of 2012, is one of three inductees in the 2020 …

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Megan Keene ’21: A Keen Eye for Adventure

Over the last two years, senior swimmer Megan Keene (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) has taken advantage of every opportunity thrown her way off the pool deck, whether it was swimming with whale sharks in Tanzania, studying humpback whales at the New England Aquarium, or investing time in a multitude of activities at Gettysburg College. The typically quiet and reserved …

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Gettysburg Great Moments: Women’s Swimming Wins 2020 CC Championship

One of the top moments from the 2019-20 sports season at Gettysburg College came in the pool when the women’s swimming program laid claim to its 15th Centennial Conference championship in front of the home crowd. The women’s swimming program had long been the Centennial’s top team, but it had been seven years since the …

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Bullets Just Keep Swimming

When the pandemic seized the country and forced many workout facilities to close, including the Jaeger Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Fitness, the Gettysburg College swimmers were left to find new pool lanes and training methods to stay in shape. Many of the student-athletes have gained access to pools over the last few months, allowing …

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Barbieri, Sears Tapped as Swim Captains

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Seniors Gabby Barbieri (Wilmington, Del./Charter School of Wilmington) and Katherine Sears(Glenmoore, Pa./Downingtown West) have been tagged team captains of the Gettysburg College women’s swimming program. Barbieri is a versatile competitor with experience in the distance freestyle events, individual medleys, and backstroke races. She made the consolation finals in the 400 IM at the Centennial Conference Championship …

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Community Theatre Live Improv Tonight on YouTube

The Gettysburg Community Theatre’s Improv Troupe will be LIVE on YouTube on the Gettysburg Community Theatre channel tonight at 7:00 p.m. The show is free for everyone at to view on the YouTube channel any time as well, but the watch party will be Saturday at 7:00. Join us from the comfort of your own …

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Arts Council Gingerbread Celebration Goes Virtual

The Adams County Art Council’s 14th Annual Gingerbread Celebration, sponsored by Kennie’s Markets, moves online this year with several great ways to get into the holiday spirit! Schools, nonprofits, businesses, and amateur bakers may enter a gingerbread house and compete to win top prizes of $500, with $200 to the runners-up.  Businesses compete for the …

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Gettysburg Heritage Center Offers Veterans, Adams County Residents, and Hanover Residents Complimentary Admission on Veterans Day

Veterans, as well as Adams County, PA residents & Hanover, PA residents are invited to enjoy complimentary admission to the Gettysburg Heritage Center on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.  The museum is open to visitors from 11 am – 5 pm, with the last entrance into the exhibit area at 4:00 pm.  The invitation allows for …

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Slideshow: Adams County Community Foundation Giving Spree Raises $2.1 Million for Local Nonprofits

While others donated online from their computers, members of local non-profits lined the driveway at the Gettysburg High School on a warm November afternoon yesterday to thank people dropping off their donations at the tenth annual Adams County Community Foundation Giving Spree. “This year’s virtual event once again demonstrated the generosity of this community. Through …

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New Oxford Chamber Shares Results of Harvest Hunt

The New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the NewOxford Harvest Hunt, which wrapped up on Sunday, October 25 (added as a bonus day for the event). The winners of both the decorating contest and the scavenger hunt were shared by the Chamber via Facebook Live on Tuesday, October 27. For …

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First-ever CURBSIDE GIVING Giving Spree Will Be Thursday Evening

Every year the Adams County Community Foundation Giving Spree attracts thousands of generous Adams Countians to a day-long celebration of community philanthropy. This year, out of an abundance of caution during the pandemic, donors are completing their Giving Spree gifts online, through the mail, and, for the first time, participating in “curbside giving” on the …

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Congressional Candidate Todd Rowley Will Visit Adams County Tomorrow

Congressional Candidate Todd Rowley will be visiting a polling location in each of the ten counties that make up Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District on Election Day, his campaign announced earlier today.  Rowley is scheduled to be Gettysburg between 3:05 p.m. and 3:20 p.m. at the Gettysburg Fire Hall at 35 N. Stratton St. and at …

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Wellspan Continues Tradition of Bringing Ballots to Bedsides

WellSpan Health has been bringing election ballots to the bedside of patients who otherwise wouldn’t be able to vote for the past two decades. Ann Kunkel, WellSpan’s vice president of community health and engagement, and her team has played a significant role during the entirety of this longstanding process. She has seen how empowering a …

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Nick Lord ’20: Using Competitive Drive in Business

Nick Lord ’20 competed on the Gettysburg College men’s basketball team for four years. While his time of wearing the orange and blue is over, his competitive drive has continued in the business world. Following graduation last May, Lord started a new business called NOCAP Sports alongside classmate and teammate Danny Duffey ’20. The idea for this business started …

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Bullets Baseball Dives into Take ALS Yard Campaign

DONATE GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College baseball team dives into another year of fundraising for its annual event Take ALS Yard, which helps identify and fund the most promising scientific medical research that will lead to the first effective treatments and cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). The ninth annual Take ALS Yard campaign will follow …

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Gettysburg Great Games: Men’s Basketball vs. F&M, 2009 CC Championship

The most successful class in the history of Gettysburg College men’s basketball was still missing one accolade on its resume as it walked into the Mayser Center at Franklin & Marshall College on March 1, 2009 – a Centennial Conference championship. The five seniors – Chris Nevolo, Dan Capkin, Jack Kern, Corey Dorsey, and Joe Spierenburg – had won …

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Men’s Basketball Builds Inclusive Environment

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Beginning in the summer and through the fall semester, Head Coach B.J. Dunne and his men’s basketball student-athletes have invested time and energy into a number of activities focused on diversity and inclusion, creating conversations to educate, empower, support, and engage others to be leaders in the Gettysburg College community. “I’ve Got Your Back” is …

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Men’s Basketball Embraces Diversity and Inclusion

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – In conjunction with the NCAA Social Media Diversity and Inclusion campaign that runs from Oct. 27-29, sophomore Elijah Williams and freshmen Max Pernetti and Jake Bertolini-Felice from the Gettysburg College men’s basketball team share personal experiences and thoughts on diversity and inclusion. Today marks the first day of the NCAA Social Media Diversity and Inclusion campaign, and the theme is “My …

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Gettysburg Foundation Presents After-Hours Exclusive Program at the Cyclorama

Join Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide, author and historian, on the Cyclorama platform Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at 4:45 p.m. for an exclusive “after-hours” program of the Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. The Gettysburg Cyclorama, painted in the 1880s by French artist Paul Philippoteaux and a team of artists, is …

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Celebrate 95 Years of Majestic Movies with Classic Films

Classic movies from the Majestic Theater’s 95 years of history will be shown weekends in November and December on the big screen in the theater’s historic auditorium in celebration of the Majestic’s 95th birthday. Tickets are limited to 100 per showing and public health procedures will be in place. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended. …

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Despite COVID, Gettysburg will Trick or Treat

Gettysburg Mayor Ted Streeter announced on Tuesday that trick or treating will go forward in Gettysburg on Halloween evening, Sat, October 31, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. “If you don’t feel comfortable, just turn off your porch lights.  Next year will be better,” said Streeter. “If you’re a gift giver, I strongly recommend that you …

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Adams County Elections Office Provides Voting Updates

The Adams County elections office is working hard to process the many mail-in ballots that are being cast in the 2020 general election and to prepare for election day on November 3. “The County fully anticipates a strong turnout this election cycle, and voters should rest assured that everything will go smoothly thanks to the …

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Gettysburg Resident Dora Lewis Townsend Will Present on Women’s Suffrage

Gettysburg resident Dora Lewis Townsend will give a presentation at noon on Thursday, November 19, on the American Suffrage Movement and the important role that her great grandmother played in that story. The program is part of the Adams County Arts Council’s 3rdthursdaynoon series and will be held via Zoom. The program is free but …

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Support the Gettysburg Majestic Theater During Its Gift Match Crowdfunding Campaign

Although though the Majestic has been closed since March due to the pandemic, it has been emboldened to launch an on-line fundraising campaign because the theater received a spectacular birthday gift.  The J. William Warehime Foundation of Hanover, PA has awarded the Majestic a $100,000 matching grant to start a dedicated endowment fund for the …

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Gettysburg Borough Leaf Pickup Begins Monday

November 2nd- December 31st, 2020 The Public Works crew has begun street sweeping leaves along the curbs. Beginning next week November 2nd, 2020 we will go around town collecting leaf piles. Please place the piles of leaves along the curb (not in the street) or along the alley. Please do not mix in brush with leaves. Leaf …

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Adams County Arts Council Features Artists Bonnie Kern, Barbara Stafford, and Chris Lauer

The Adams County Arts Council will celebrate the art exhibitions of Bonnie Kern, Barbara Stafford and Chris Lauer with a First Friday reception on Friday, November 6, 5:00-7; 30 p.m. at the Arts Education Center, located at 125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg.  The reception is free and open to the public.  Temperature check and mask …

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The Adams County Farmers Market Hosts Halloween Masquerade Parade

The last Saturday of the farmers market season happens to fall on Halloween this year. So the Adams County Farmer’s Market decided to do something fun to keep with the spirit of the season while also promoting safety. Our Halloween Masquerade Mask Parade is a free event for children to come shop safely at the …

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Upper Adams Reports Two COVID-19 Cases

Upper Adams School District (UASD) reported its first two cases of COVID, one at Biglerville Elementary School on November 23 and one at the middle school on Tuesday. The announcements came in letters sent to the parents and did not indicate whether the cases where students, faculty, or other staff. All UASD schools are remaining …

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Dinosaurs are Coming To Biglerville this Halloween

Because of the pandemic many businesses and communities have been forced to re-think their ways of providing families with children a way to enjoy themselves while staying safe. Enter the “Jurassic Wonder Dinosaur Drive Thru” by Theodore Productions. It is an animatronic dinosaur expo event that allows children and adults to see what a real …

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Main Street Gettysburg Seeks Office Administrator

Main Street Gettysburg is seeking a part-time (28 hours per week) Office Administrator to handle general operations of a small non-profit in Gettysburg. Duties include overseeing technology, website, communications, grant administration, special community programs, meeting, events, and fundraising administration. We are looking for an independent individual with strong communications skills who enjoys contributing to the …

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Three More COVID Cases in Conewago Valley School District

Conewago Valley School District Principal Christopher Rudisill announced today the district had learned of three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 at New Oxford High School. Rudisill said that as of this time the school will remain open pending an investigation by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Rudisill also said the following: The individuals who have …

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Gettysburg High School Presents “Ghost of Williams Shakespeare

On Friday November 6 and Saturday November 7, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., the characters of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies will unite to relive their worst moments in a wax museum controlled by the Ghost of William Shakespeare. The location? Gettysburg Area High School, 1130 Old Harrisburg Rd. Gettysburg. Is this their happy ever after? Or …

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The York And Adams County Drug And Alcohol Commission Host a Free Community Narcan Distribution Educational Presentation

Join the York and Adam County Drug and Alcohol Commission in their free community Narcan distribution presentation. The presentation will prepare you to respond in an opioid overdose emergency. Presentations will take place in York County and Adams County. The Adams County event will be on October 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at …

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BURG ALLIES Takes on Diversity & Inclusion

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Department of Athletics at Gettysburg College has launched BURG ALLIES, a program-wide initiative to educate and empower student-athletes and staff to traverse the difficult conversations surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion and take action in the pursuit of equality for all people. In conjunction with the department’s newly launched Well-Being Program, BURG ALLIES targets prevailing …

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Centennial Conference Announces Pillars of Excellence

LANCASTER, Pa. – The Centennial Conference has announced the Pillars of Excellence (PE), a conference-wide four-part speaker series. Beginning this October, the conference will offer four facilitator-led virtual educational sessions for Centennial member institutions that will focus on the topics of mental health, financial wellness, diversity and inclusion, and professional development. These virtual events are meant …

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Amy Cantrell ’22: Journey to Gettysburg

Amy Cantrell ’22 arrived at Gettysburg College on move-in day in the fall of 2019 without ever visiting. The cross country and track and field junior transfer grew up on the west coast but wanted to branch out and try something completely new. Cantrell graduated in 2017 from Wood River High School in Hailey, Idaho, and then …

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Gettysburg Great Moments: Elizabeth Hilfrank ’18 Earns All-America Honors

NCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country Championship Results A four-year member of the Gettysburg College women’s cross country team, Elizabeth Hilfrank ’18 had a tremendous career wearing the orange and blue. It was during her senior campaign in 2017 where she turned in one of the top seasons in school history by a women’s cross country runner, …

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Women’s Cross Country: Why Gettysburg?

While the reasoning behind why student-athletes choose to attend Gettysburg College vary, there is one aspect that tends to be a reoccurring theme – the atmosphere. The warmth, kindness, and enthusiasm are what make the students feel like they have a home away from home.      Five members of the women’s cross country team shared …

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Centennial Conference Launches New Digital Network

Lexington, Ky. — The Centennial Conference announced Wednesday it has reached a formal partnership agreement with BlueFrame Technology to create an end-to-end digital network for all 11 of its member institutions for the next three years.  The Centennial Conference Digital Network is now available on the web (https://www.centennialconference.tv/) along with streaming applications for television and mobile …

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Booher, Cantrell Set to Lead Women’s Cross Country in 2020-21

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Juniors Ashlyn Booher (Boiling Springs, Pa./Boiling Springs) and Amy Cantrell (Hailey, Idaho/Wood River) of the Gettysburg College women’s cross country team have been selected to serve as team captains according to cross country and track and field head coach Bryson Hartzler. “Ashlyn has received the respect from the coaching staff and her peers alike,” said Hartzler. “We have …

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Centennial Conference Launches Centennial Votes Initiative

LANCASTER, Pa. – The Centennial Conference has announced the Centennial Votes pledge, an initiative that will encourage 100% voter participation among eligible student-athletes, coaches, and staff ahead of the General Election on November 3.  The Centennial Votes pledge has support across all 11 Centennial Conference member institutions and encourages student-athletes to take part in the electoral …

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Justin Lessel ’21: Seizing the Day

Coming off a breakout year on the football field, Gettysburg College senior Justin Lessel had high hopes for his final season on the turf, but the Centennial Conference’s postponement of fall competition put a damper on those expectations. Despite the setback, Lessel continues to forge ahead and spends nearly every waking moment preparing for his future as …

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Gettysburg Great Games: Football vs. F&M, 2014

The stakes are always high when Gettysburg and Franklin & Marshall battle on the gridiron, but the 2014 edition of the rivalry added even more intrigue as the 100th all-time meeting between the two institutions along with the introduction of the Lincoln Football Trophy. Original Release – Nov. 15, 2014 Box Score GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The …

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Join a Virtual Sleep Presentation On November 10

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the importance of a proper sleep schedule and how to achieve that. With the help from the Clinical Care Coordinator of Wellspan, Rebecca Senft, you can have all your questions about sleep disorders, sleep testing, and good sleep hygiene answered. Registration is required and can be done …

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Conewago Valley School District Reports Another COVID Case

Conewago Valley School District (CVSD) reported a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Conewago Township Elementary on Friday. This brings the total number of cases at CVSD to six including one at the high school, three at New Oxford Middle School, one at Conewago Valley Intermediate School and one at New Oxford High School. CAVSD announced …

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Gettysburg Democrats to March for Their Candidates on Sunday

The Adams County Democratic Committee (ACDC) will host a March for Democratic Candidates on Sunday. The peaceful march to bring awareness of the Democratic nominees will organize beginning at 5:00 p.m. near the playground next to Lincoln Elementary School at the end of S. Stratton St. The march will begin at 5:15 p.m. with marchers …

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Despite COVID, Gettysburg will Trick or Treat

Gettysburg Mayor Ted Streeter announced on Tuesday that trick or treating will go forward in Gettysburg on Halloween evening, Sat, October 31, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. “If you don’t feel comfortable, just turn off your porch lights.  Next year will be better,” said Streeter. “If you’re a gift giver, I strongly recommend that you …

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Gingerbread Holiday Tradition Goes Online

A much loved Gettysburg holiday tradition continues this year in a new virtual format. Entry forms are now available for the Adams County Arts Council’s 11th Annual Gingerbread Celebration, sponsored by Kennie’s Markets. It will be held online at www.adamsarts.org on December 4-6. Thanks to an anonymous donor, an additional $1,000 has again been added to the cash …

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Don’t Miss the Masked Party at Battlefield Harley

The Adams County Arts Council’s outdoor Halloween Costume Party will be held on Friday, October 30th, 7 pm-11pm, at the Battlefield Harley Davidson grounds, 21 Cavalry Field Rd., Gettysburg. The event, chaired by Arts Council board member Jill Rakowicz, includes dance music by ProForm DJs, costume contest and prizes, raffles, small games of chance, Uncle Moe’s, 3 …

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Join The Virtual Concert by Music Gettysburg to Celebrate 250 Years of Beethoven

In celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday, Music, Gettysburg ! is presenting virtually four new pieces by one of our favorite composers. In the past few years we’ve been able to present several works by Hollis Thoms, a Maryland resident and strong Music, Gettysburg! supporter, including works composed for the Schola Cantorum of Gettysburg. He …

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Adams County Community Foundation Awards Grants

The Adams County Community Foundation awarded $23,000 this month to fulfill a wide variety of charitable donor intentions through its field of interest grantmaking. Donors create field of interest funds to ensure their charitable interests continue to receive critical support for generations. Each year, the Community Foundation selects nonprofit programs to support the donors’ wishes. …

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Don’t Miss The New Oxford Harvest Hunt Starting on October 9

The New Oxford Harvest Hunt, brought to you by the New Oxford Area Chamber ofCommerce and presenting sponsor, the New Oxford Social and Athletic Club, officially begins this weekend. The event features a scavenger hunt and a decorating contest and runs from Saturday, October 10 through Saturday, October 24. Community members are invited to pick …

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All-American Tradition Builds for the Future

The football program features the oldest All-American tradition at Gettysburg College dating back more than a century to the team’s first national award winner in 1906. The tradition spans multiple generations for the Orange and Blue, but each nationally-recognized Bullet can look back on their time on the gridiron and easily identify the skills and …

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Gettysburg Athletics Launches Well-Being Program

Gettysburg College GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Department of Athletics at Gettysburg College has created a robust and holistic well-being program to help student-athletes cope with current physical and mental demands and reach their full potential on and off the field. The Gettysburg College Student-Athlete Well-Being Program focuses on six dimensions of well-being: physical, emotional, career/academic, social, community, and …

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Luke Matzke ’21: Running into Well-Being

Gettysburg College GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Competing on a collegiate team wasn’t on senior Luke Matzke’s (Collegeville, Pa./Malvern Prep) radar in high school, but running has taken on a new meaning since arriving at Gettysburg College and joining the cross country and track and field programs. Matzke, who grew up on the outskirts of Philadelphia, Pa., was an only child …

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Gettysburg Great Moments: Ben Taber ’17 Heads to Nationals

Gettysburg College Nearly four years ago, Ben Taber ’17 turned in one of the top career-ending performances ever by a cross country runner at Gettysburg College, recording three consecutive career-best times in championship meets and closing an outstanding tenure in orange and blue at the NCAA Division III Championship. After two solid years on the cross country team, …

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Don’t Miss Your Last Chance to visit Spangler Farm This year With a Free One-Day Event

The Gettysburg Foundation will host Fall Family Day at Spangler, a free, one-day event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital. The event marks the final opportunity for the public to visit the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital this year. Fall Family Day at Spangler offers an …

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National Park Service Will Thin Deer Population This Fall and Winter

Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site will conduct lethal removal of white-tailed deer as part of the White-tailed Deer Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement between September 2020 through March 2021. This action addresses over-browsing of native vegetation and agricultural crops and is a management strategy that supports long- term protection, preservation, and restoration …

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Land Conservancy of Adams County Preserves 159-acre Farm in Highland Township

The Land Conservancy of Adams County has preserved 172 properties in its 25-year history, and every one of them has its own unique character. The nonprofit land trust’s latest preservation project—Dan Brown’s 159-acre farm in Highland Township—is no exception. Brown’s farm has been a priority for protection for many years. With approximately a third of …

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Don’t Miss The Adams County Arts Council’s German Themed Culinary Event

The Adams County Arts Council is hosting a German themed four course food and hard cider culinary event on Thursday, October 15, from 6 to 8:00 pm at the Arts Education Center, 125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg. The cost of the event is $50 for ACAC members and $55 for nonmembers. Takeout and limited seating is …

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HABPI Hosts Free Bike Ride Event

On Saturday, October 3, Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian, Inc. (HABPI) will hold its fifth annual “Ride for Trails” bike ride leaving from the Gettysburg Rec Park, 545 Long Lane, Gettysburg. This annual ride raises money for developing bicycling and walking trails in Adams County. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s ride will be modified …

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Download the New COVID Alert PA App

On Tuesday, the PA Department of Health launched COVID Alert PA, a new exposure notification smartphone app. This free app uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology and the Exposure Notification System developed by Apple and Google. Features include: Interactive COVID-19 symptom checker Opt-in for alerts for potential exposures to the virus Updates on the latest …

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Come Together Virtually to Celebrate Books with The Adams County Arts Council

The Adams County Arts Council will present Cheryl Kelly, Sales Manager with Penguin Random House, on Thursday, October 1, at 5 pm via Zoom. The online program, originally scheduled for May 7, will celebrate books and those who love them. Find out what’s new in the publishing world and what you might like to add …

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Land Conservancy of Adams County sets COVID-adapted Road Rally fundraiser for October 17

The Land Conservancy of Adams County will hold its annual Fall Classic Road Rally fundraiser this year on Saturday, Oct. 17—with several coronavirus-related adaptations. In acknowledgement of the nonprofit land trust’s quarter-century of work in Adams County, this year’s Road Rally theme is “25 Years of Preservation in Adams County.” The route will highlight some …

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Amanda Evans-Freet Presents Virtual Art Therapy for Adams County

Amanda Evans-Freet will present “Art Therapy: Healing for the Mind, Body & Soul” for the Adams County Arts Council’s October 15th 3rd thursday noon program.  Amanda Evans-Freet, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, is the Trauma Art Therapist at the Adams County Children’s Advocacy Center. This hour-long, noontime program via Zoom is free, but registration is required. Participants will …

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Bermudian School District Opening “Couldn’t Have Gone Any Better,” says Superintendent Hotchkiss

The Bermudian Springs School District opened on August 31 with students following a hybrid A/B plan in which half of the students attend school every day. “Our first week couldn’t have gone any better.  It was great to see kids back in the hallways,” said Superintendent Shane Hotchkiss. Hotchkiss thanked the staff and teachers for …

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HGAC Protects Franklin Township’s Cornerstone Barn

Every year since 2008, the Historic Gettysburg – Adams County (HGAC) Barn Preservation Project has chosen a single historic barn for recognition of the extra effort that has been made by its owners to maintain and preserve that barn. This year, the HGAC Barn Preservation Award goes to Parry Baer and Kathleen Reilly, the owners …

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New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce Will Be Hosting a Harvest Hunt Event

The New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor, the New OxfordSocial and Athletic Club, are excited to announce that New Oxford Harvest Hunt, a new event, will be held in town this fall. New Oxford Harvest Hunt will feature a scavenger hunt and a decorating contest and will run from Saturday, October 10 …

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Gettysburg High School and James Gettys Elementary School Closed Due to COVID-19

Over the past two days, two of the five Gettysburg Area School District (GASD) schools have been temporarily closed due to active COVID-19 cases in students or staff members. James Gettys Elementary The GASD website announced the district was notified on Wednesday afternoon by the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) that there were two confirmed …

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YWCA Will No Longer Offer Outdoor Pool

The YWCA Gettysburg-Adams County has offered a summertime outdoor pool at 730 Chambersburg Rd. in Gettysburg to the community over the past years. The following letter, announcing the pool will not be offered in the future, was sent to pool users today. Dear YWCA members, This weekend, we will conclude another season at the YWCA …

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Gettysburg High School and James Gettys Elementary School Closed Due to COVID-19

Over the past two days, two of the five Gettysburg Area School District (GASD) schools have been temporarily closed due to active COVID-19 cases in students or staff members. James Gettys Elementary The GASD website announced the district was notified on Wednesday afternoon by the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) that there were two confirmed …

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The Gettysburg Foundation Will Be hosting Special Evening Program on Civil War Medicine

The Gettysburg Foundation is excited to share that they will be hosting a special evening program on Civil War medicine Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at 6 p.m. in the historic barn at the George Spangler Farm &Field Hospital. Licensed Battlefield Guides Rick Schroeder, an Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon, and FranFeyock, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, will …

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WITF Announces Free Pre-K-12 Educational Resources for Teachers and Families.

WITF announced today that they will be providing free instructional resources that are available this school year as part of their Learning at Home initiative. WITF, the PBS and NPR member station for Central Pennsylvania, has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU) to provide programming and …

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Land Conservancy of Adams County holds Face-mask Fundraiser for SCCAP at Farmers Market Saturday

The Land Conservancy of Adams County will be on hand at the Adams County Farmers’ Market on Stratton Street in Gettysburg on Saturday, Sept. 19, to offer its facemasks in exchange for a donation to SCCAP (South Central Community Action Programs). The mission of SCCAP is to empower families and engage the community to pursue …

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Gov. Wolf Calls for Legislative Action to Support Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

As small businesses continue to feel an economic impact of the COVID-19 public health crisis, Governor Tom Wolf today called on the General Assembly to provide additional funding to support these businesses. The governor was joined by the York County Economic Alliance, local elected officials and business advocates. “The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health …

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Cormorant’s Fancy Performs on Sunday.

Weather forced us to move August’s concert by this premier local Celtic music group, but we were able to move it to a very appropriate date. Halfway between St. Patrick’s Day, 2020 and St. Patrick’s Day, 2021 is the perfect time for toe-tapping jigs and tear-jerking ballads. Cormorant’s Fancy wings across generations and oceans with …

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Remembrance Day Illumination: Sponsor a Candle In Honor or Memory of a Loved One

The Gettysburg Foundation presents the 18th Annual Remembrance Day Illumination on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, from 5:30–9 p.m. in the Soldiers’ National Cemetery (weather permitting) located at 97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The commemoration features a luminary candle on all 3,512 Civil War soldiers’ graves. The fallen soldiers’ names are read throughout the evening. Guests …