Fall: Made for walking?

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by Betsy Meyer The Healthy Adams County Physical Fitness Task Force’s fall walking schedule is full of walks, showing off Adams County’s natural beauty at a wonderful time of year for walking.  As Albert Camus said, “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”  We hope you will find some time this

College Student seriously injured on Washington St.

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A first-year Gettysburg College student was seriously injured this morning in an accident at about 11:00 a.m. at the corner of Washington St. and Lincoln Ave. in Gettysburg. According to a Gettysburg Police release, the 18-year-old female was crossing Washington St. at the intersection of Lincoln Ave. when a 2008 Toyota van operated by a

Purple Paws Pet Walk

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The Adams County SPCA in partnership with YWCA Hanover SafeHome is inviting everyone to participate in the first annual Purple Paws Pet Walk. This event will be held at the Gettysburg Rec Park, 545 Long Lane, on September 24 from 1-3 p.m. You are invited to bring your leashed dog to walk with you. There

Adams Electric donates first aid kits to Cumberland Township Police Department

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Adams Electric Cooperative employees have donated 12 Individual First Aid Kits (IFAK) to the Cumberland Township Police Department. The kits, normally worn as a backpack, contain essential life-saving materials, including bleeding control and major wound treatments. The police department is looking to expand its officers’ individual equipment, including providing external bulletproof vests with Level III

HABPI Ride for Trails will benefit trail development

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On Saturday, September 23, Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian, Inc (HABPI) will host its 8th Annual Ride for Trails to raise money for trail development in Adams County. Three different routes are being offered to accommodate riders of all experience levels: 13 miles, 24 miles, and 40 miles. All rides begin at the Gettysburg Rec Park, 545

Gettysburg community art space Waldo’s & Company invites all to its 10th birthday celebration

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Local art space invites everyone for food, music, and games to celebrate 10 years in thecommunity. Gettysburg, PA – Nonprofit art space Waldo’s & Company welcomes everyone to celebrate adecade of community art with Waldos 10th Birthday Party Saturday, Aug. 26, from 4 to 10 p.m. at17 Lincoln Square (Basement) in Gettysburg.  This anniversary not

Adams County Office for Aging to host listening session on Pennsylvania’s master plan for older adults

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Gettysburg, PA – The Adams County Office for Aging, Inc. (ACOFA) will host a listening session on the Department of Aging’s development of the Master Plan for Older Adults – a 10-year, state-led, and stakeholder-driven strategic plan designed to help transform the infrastructure and coordination of services for older Pennsylvanians. The master plan will also reflect the needs

Adams County Elections and Voter Registration Office Relocates

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The Adams County Board of Elections and the Adams County Commissioners is pleased to announce that as of Monday, August 7, 2023, the Adams County Elections and Voter Registration Office has officially moved to a new location in the Adams County Emergency Services Building at 230 Greenamyer Ln., Gettysburg. This strategic relocation marks a significant

Ordering New Nonfiction

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by Sara Edmiston Any librarian will probably tell you that one of their favorite jobs is selecting new materials for the library.  One of my duties as the Public Services Director is to select and purchase nonfiction books in print for the library system.  There are thousands of books published every year, so how do

Empowering Parents who breastfeed

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By C. Lisa Lathrop RN, BSN, IBCLC, Program Manager/Nurse Supervisor Nurse-Family Partnership at Family First Health August is National Breastfeeding Month, 2023 We know there are many health benefits for mom and baby when it comes to breastfeeding. If a mother chooses to do so, it can protect the baby against short and long-term illnesses

Time to remember loved ones and end overdose

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Join Us in Memory of those Lost to Overdose Many hundreds of thousands of people around the world lose their lives to overdose each year. [Nearly 110,000 Americans lost their lives to overdose in 2022, an increase of roughly four percent from 2021 and the second consecutive year of more than 100,000 overdose deaths]. They

Glean-A-Mania begins tomorrow

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The Gleaning Project of South Central PA’s Glean-A-Mania! begins this Sunday, August 6 and runs through August 13! Last year, The Gleaning Project gleaned 34,000 lbs. in one week! You can help continue this work of nourishing families and fighting food insecurity by donating here: https://bit.ly/3rcanHe Please visit https://thegleaningproject.org/glean-a-mania2023 for more information.

Choral Society seeks singers

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The Gettysburg Choral Society is now actively seeking new singers for the fall season. Auditions are being held by appointment on Saturday, August 12th, from 11 am-1 pm and on Monday, August 21st, from 6-8 pm. The group will perform two Christmas concerts. The first is on December 1st at the United Lutheran Seminary Chapel

Local candidates for public office needed

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The Adams County Dept. of Elections and Voter Registration has indicated that there are vacancies on the November ballot for several local positions: Mt. Pleasant Township – 4-year term to complete a resigned supervisor’s term Germany Township – 2-year term to complete a resigned tax collector’s term Bendersville Borough Council – 4-year term for borough council due to a resignation from the

“Gettysburg” 30th Anniversary Festival comes to town in October

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Main Street Gettysburg is proud to be cooperating with Journey Through Hallowed Ground, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg Foundation, American Battlefield Trust, Seminary Ridge Museum, and Adams County Historical Society to host a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the movie “Gettysburg.” The 1993 movie, filmed on location in Gettysburg, was adapted from the 1974 historical

Simple Gifts comes to the Adams County Library System

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Gettysburg, PA – Simple Gifts comes to the Adams County Library System, bringing three family-friendly events to the Trone Memorial Library and one to the Gettysburg Library. This award-winning band consists of two women who perform with an impressive array of instruments, including two violins, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, recorders, banjo, and guitar, plus some more

Melissa Leathery is new YWCA CEO

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The Board of Directors of the YWCA of Gettysburg & Adams County has selected Melissa Leathery as their next CEO, effective August 7, 2023.  “On behalf of the YWCA Board of Directors of Gettysburg and Adams County, we are privileged to welcome Melissa to the position of Chief Executive Officer,” said Board President Lyne Aurand.

Glass Recycling Coming to Adams County!

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Did you know that most waste haulers serving Adams County do not permit customers to place glass into recycling bins? If they do, glass placed in curbside recycling bins is transported to a sorting facility, separated, and then transported to the landfill. It is not recycled. Making matters worse, the glass is transported twice. Further,

WellSpan Health Named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023

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WellSpan Health has been recognized as one of America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group. The ranking recognizes the greatest workplaces overall by state and is based on performance in the following areas: empowerment of women, promotion of veterans, development of entry-level employees and support for LGBTQ team members. “Our approach of

Selby Family Memorial Fund awards $58,200 in grants through the Adams County Community Foundation Fund for Littlestown

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The late Dick Selby created The Bernard, Mary, and Richard Selby Family Memorial Fund as a permanent charitable endowment to honor his parents, Mary and Bernard, and the family’s commitment to their hometown of Littlestown. Each year the Fund distributes charitable grants to nonprofits serving Littlestown, including three organizations that were important to Bernard and

Historic Preservation Project reaches milestone

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After almost 20 years of visiting and surveying historic barns, a team of volunteers from the Historic Gettysburg Adams County Barn Preservation Project recently added the 400th barn to the HGAC register of historic Adams County Barns.  Barn owners Wayne and Leila Flickinger and their daughters, Alayna and Sarah, welcomed the barn surveyors to their

GCT prepares for 15th Summer Series

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With generous support from The Cultural Alliance Of York County, Adams County Community Foundation and their wonderful Giving Spree, The Robert C Hoffman Charitable Endowment Fund, The Marie Keese Lelash Foundation, The Janet & Edward Riggs Charitable Endowment, Danny Sebright, Sharon Magraw, Kiwanis Club Of Gettysburg, The Optimists Club Of Gettysburg, The Eagle Riders Of

Arendtsville Lions turn 50

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The Arendtsville Lions Club celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its Charter Night with a dinner at Hickory Bridge Farm on June 13, 2023.   The evening included a display of the club’s history and memorabilia, guest speakers, a roll-call of deceased members, induction of new members, installation of officers, special recognition of members, and entertainment by

When a book comes back broken: A look at mending

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by Annette DeFuso The Adams County Library system offers over 100,000 items for our patrons to borrow. With over 300,000 total check-outs of our physical materials just in the last year, we strive to maintain our book, video, and audio collections in good circulating condition. Our most popular items circulate dozens and dozens of times,

United Way to distribute food and shelter grants

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United Way of Adams County has been chosen to receive approximately $20,000 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The federal funds are made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter national board program. The selection was made by a national board

50 acres preserved in Conewago Township

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GETTYSBURG, PA – Estelle King of Hanover recently gifted a conservation easement protecting a 50-acre parcel in Conewago Township to the Land Conservancy of Adams County. King and her late husband, Richard King, purchased the original 25-acre parcel, which includes the main house, several outbuildings, and a sprawling arboretum, from the Myers family in 1987.

Gettysburg Choral Society to perform

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The Gettysburg Choral Society, Inc. will present a summer series of patriotic concerts entitled “Let Freedom Ring!” Featuring some of America’s favorite songs, the program will highlight a popular musical rendition of “The Gettysburg Address.” There will also be a time of special recognition for America’s veterans. The chorus will be joined by Gettysburg’s own

Korean War Weekend at Eisenhower National Historic site

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GETTYSBURG, PA – This July, Eisenhower National Historic Site (NHS) will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Korean War armistice with special events and programming. Known as the ‘Forgotten War’, Korea was the first major conflict of the Cold War, impacting the lives of millions. Korea was central to Dwight D. Eisenhower’s 1952 presidential campaign, and

2023 ACAC Juried Art Exhibition winners

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The Adams County Arts Council’s Juried Art Exhibition Award ceremony was held on Saturday, June 10 at 6 p.m. in the Schmucker Art Gallery at Gettysburg College. The ceremony was followed by a special “Toast the Artists Celebration” event upstairs in the Paul Recital Hall. The Toast the Artists event was sponsored by Renn Kirby,

Gettysburg’s Lincoln Cemetery among 13 PA African American cemeteries to receive assistance

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Pennsylvania Hallowed Grounds and Preservation Pennsylvania are pleased to announce grant awards to 13 African American cemeteries to assist in their ongoing preservation efforts as part of an African American Cemetery Stewardship Program funded by the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund (AACHAF) through the National Trust for Historic Preservation with support from The JPB

Cumberland rolls out notification app

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Cumberland Township has partnered with Savvy Citizen to keep our residents informed! Savvy Citizen is more than a notification system as it allows Cumberland Township to keep residents up-to-date on community events, helpful information, significant meetings, road closures, alerts, and much more. Available on Android, iPhone/iPad, and computers, residents of Cumberland Township can choose to

HGAC names Barn of Year and House Preservation awards for 2023

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Each year Historic Gettysburg Adams County presents awards to dedicated property owners who believe, as HGAC believes, that there is beauty and value in architectural history and who have invested hundreds of hours of hard work into preserving the past HGAC’s Preservation Committee, chaired by Curt Musselman, is responsible for choosing a Barn Preservation Award

Last chance to order Kiwanis blueberries

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The deadline to order fresh blueberries from the Gettysburg Adams Kiwanis Club is less than two weeks away. No orders will be accepted after June 26 (June 24 for online orders).The annual sale is the local Kiwanis Club’s biggest fund-raiser, generally netting more than $10,000, which is earmarked to support local youth and community programs.

Happy Father’s Day!

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by Jeff Cann Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are possibly the lamest holidays in my house. We tend to under-celebrate all of those “Hallmark” holidays—Valentine’s Day, for example, is usually a pair of greeting cards purchased separately at Rite Aid on the morning of, and if not sold out, I always spring for a box

Exciting Living History at the Daniel Lady Farm

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This post is sponsored by the Daniel Lady Farm For living history enthusiasts, and those just looking to experience a beautiful and historic Adams County Farm, plan to attend the 160th Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary Event or one of the other events happening at the farm in 2023. The Historic Daniel Lady Farm, occupied by

Gettysburg Garden Club announces scholarship recipients

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Through its scholarship program, the Gettysburg Garden Club supports local college students who study in horticulture-related fields. Two scholars are recipients this year. Samantha Schulteis, left, graduated from Duke University, and is pursuing a master’s degree at Yale. She is a Biglerville native. Rebecca Durbin, right, attends Penn State University’s main campus. She is a

Museum and Visitor Center Drive at GNMP reopens on June 8

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The Taneytown Road entrance into the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center will reopen on June 8. Initially closed on April 1, the Visitor Center Drive required a full replacement. The original asphalt surface had reached the end of its lifespan and was replaced by concrete. All normal operating services and routes that utilize

Gettysburg Brass Band Festival Starts Wednesday

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In 1875, George F. Patton published A Practical Guide to the Arrangement of Band Music that includes this thought: When we see a town with flourishing enterprises, such as newspapers, schools, libraries, picture galleries, literary and scientific societies, concert halls, theaters, and brass bands, we need not be told that it is the dwelling place

HGAC BarnArt Show and Sale begins June 9

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HGAC BarnArt Show & Sale begins June 9 This is an art exhibit you do not want to miss! The Historic Gettysburg Adams County Barn Preservation Project and Grant Program will present the 15th Annual BarnArt Show & Sale, beginning Friday, June 9 until Sunday, June 11, at the G.A.R. Hall, 53 East Middle Street

Tourism rebounding from pandemic in Gettysburg

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New economic report shows that visitor spending is strong in Adams County Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – May 31, 2023 As the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg approaches this summer, visitor spending and employment in the tourism industry have returned to 84 percent of pre-COVID-19 levels, according to a recently released economic study. This indicates that

Summer Holiday Events at Children of Gettysburg 1863

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June and July 2023 Gettysburg, Pa. (May 31, 2023)—The Gettysburg Foundation is pleased to offer area residents and visitors to Gettysburg educational events with family-friendly programming on select summer holidays at Children of Gettysburg 1863® in June and July 2023. Open daily, 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. for the summer season, Children of Gettysburg 1863® is an interactive history adventure

“ALL are created equal!”

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GETTYSBURG, PA — The 7th Annual Gettysburg Pride Fest will be held June 2-4, 2023, with over 50 different local small businesses, four all-loving/affirming inclusive local churches, and ten other nonprofit organizations sponsoring the weekend’s fest with various events for all ages. Premiere-level sponsors are WellSpan Health, Field & Floor FX, and Graphcom, as well as

Sister Mary Kate Birge to speak on scripture and racism

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Sister Mary Kate Birge, S.S.J., will deliver the eleventh annual William K. Collinge Lecture Monday, June 12, at 7 p.m., in the multipurpose room at St. Francis Xavier School, 465 Table Rock Rd., Gettysburg. In her lecture, “‘Impatient for Justice and Patient for God’—Catholic Social Teaching and Its Call to the Work of Anti-Racism,” Sister

Are you ready for the summer?

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by Robyn Woods Warmer days are here, and Summer is just around the corner.  With kids and teens counting down the days until the start of summer, I am also preparing for a Summer of fun.  The Adams County Library System is getting ready for SummerQuest and FunFest.  This year’s theme is “All-together Now,” and

GNMP sponsors 160th Gettysburg battle events

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Gettysburg National Military Park staff will commemorate the 160th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1, 2, and 3, with a series of free hikes, walks, and talks that discuss, explore, and reflect on this important turning point in the American Civil War. The public is invited to join National Park Service staff throughout

Ohio brass and percussion student group to perform at 26th annual Brass Band Festival.

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The Gettysburg Brass Band Festival is pleased to welcome the All-Star Brass and Percussion of Columbus, Ohio.  Dr. Eric Aho, Director of Bands and Orchestra at Independence High School, founded the group in 1986. Students involved in the band must receive a nomination and successfully complete an audition process.  Young musicians from over 40 schools and eight Central Ohio

Local author Jeff Shaara shares his work

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New York Times best-selling author and Gettysburg resident Jeff Shaara will make several experiences in the county over the summer. Shaara will be sharing his newest release, “The Old Lion,” the story of Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt. “It was a daunting task, and my greatest hope is that I’ve done him justice.  He certainly deserves that,”

Al Fresco Jazz: Brubeck Brothers Quartet: June 8

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The 27th Annual Gettysburg Brass Band Festival is expanding to five days with dozens of free performances at the United Lutheran Seminary Pavilion Stage and throughout the borough. A highlight of the festival will be a benefit performance by the world-renowned Brubeck Brothers Quartet on Thursday, June 8. Dave Brubeck (1920-2012) is an iconic name

A special walking tour of Gettysburg National Cemetery will commemorate 79th D-Day anniversary

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GETTYSBURG, PA – On June 6, 1944, General Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Allied Expeditionary Force embarked upon “the great crusade” as thousands of Allied troops landed in Normandy, France, beginning the liberation of Europe. Staff from Eisenhower National Historic Site will commemorate the 79th anniversary of the D-Day invasion with a special walking tour of

HGAC’s Summer at Spangler program begins May 27

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Come take a peek inside the historic George Spangler barn and find out more about Pennsylvania’s unique bank barns! This year will mark the third season for HGAC’s family-friendly “Summer at Spangler” program, which takes place at the George Spangler Barn and Farm, located at 488 Blacksmith Shop Road in Gettysburg. The barn is not

Sixth Annual FunFest is almost here

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by Erica Duffy Adams County Public Libraries are a vital part of our community’s learning network. FunFest is our free event that celebrates the kick-off into SummerQuest, the ACLS summer learning program. Our sixth annual Funfest will occur on Friday, June 9, from 307 p.m. at Gettysburg Rec Park. We encourage children and families to

GASD Art students share their work

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Gettysburg Area School District students shared their art with the board of directors last week: Featured image caption: L-R: Crosby Nell (Grade 4 – JGE), Brielle Hanna (Grade 3 – LE), Liam Dixon (Grade 8, GAMS), Avree Johnson (Grade 5, FTE), Sophia Hartman (Grade 12, GAHS), Spencer Muhl (Grade 10, GAHS), and Malina Reber (Grade

ACOFA sponsors 2023 Spring Fling

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The public is invited to attend the Adams County Office for Aging (ACOFA) 2023 Spring Fling event on Wednesday, May 31st in Hauser Field House, located at the west end of Lincoln Avenue on the Gettysburg College campus. Spring Fling is an annual Older Americans Month health and wellness event celebrating healthy aging and connecting

Gettysburg Garden Club Spring Plant Sale

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Tomorrow, Saturday May 20, is the 2023 Gettysburg Garden Club Spring Perennial Plant sale The sale will be held 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the back parking lot of the Gettysburg Fire Hall at 35 S. Stratton St. For sale is an array of interesting plants, including turtlehead, herbs, Mexican Sunflower (a special annual),

2023 Gettysburg Brass Band Festival schedule announced

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June 7-11, 2023 In 1875, George F. Patton published A Practical Guide to the Arrangement of Band Music that includes this thought:  When we see a town with flourishing enterprises, such as newspapers, schools, libraries, picture galleries, literary and scientific societies, concert halls, theaters, and brass bands, we need not be told that it is the dwelling

Adams County Farmers Market receives $20k sponsorship from Highmark Wholecare

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Gettysburg, PA – Highmark Wholecare recently contributed $20,000 to support food assistance resources and build staffing capacity at the Adams County Farmers Market. Funds will be used to support the farmers market’s food assistance programs, such as SNAP Double Dollars and the Healthy Options program, while also supporting critical staffing capacity that allows these programs

ICPJ to give Peacemaker Awards

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The Interfaith Center for Peace and Justice has selected the winners of its Peacemaker Awards for 2023. Amelia Contreras will receive the Lifetime of Peacemaking Award. The Refugee Resettlement Partnership will receive the Peacemaker of the Year Award. The three most recent former presidents of ICPJ, Christine Kellett, MJ Duffy, and Dennis Murphy, will receive

Park Staff will honor the fallen from all United States wars buried in Gettysburg National Cemetery  

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GETTYSBURG, PA – For more than one hundred years, fallen United States servicemembers were buried with honor at Gettysburg National Cemetery. This Memorial Day weekend, lesser-known stories of those interred within this hallowed ground will be explored. Join park rangers from Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site as they discuss the creation and history of Gettysburg National Cemetery and highlight

HGAC offers McAllister Mill tours, replaces Civil War hospital signs with a key assist from high school students

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Historic Gettysburg Adams County volunteers have begun conducting weekly Underground Railroad tours at McAllister’s Mill, located adjacent to the National Military Park. HGAC encourages everyone to discover a part of the battlefield unknown to most visitors. Tours leave from the south end of the old Mulligan MacDuffer’s Golf Course parking lot at 1360 Baltimore Pike

Library by Mail

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by Sara Edmiston Any resident of Adams County who is temporarily or permanently handicapped, elderly, or ill and is unable to physically visit the library is welcome to use our Library by Mail program.  We know that ebooks are not for everyone and are happy to offer Library by Mail to those who cannot visit

Media matters are muddy

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by Patti Robinson Daily, we are bombarded with “fake “news” declarations, from both sides of the political spectrum and from all forms of media. We know it can’t all be fake, and honestly, we want to believe our own trusted sources, not theirs! So, what do we do? We can’t ignore these calls of fake

AYSO gifts $7,000 to GASD

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The Adams County branch of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) presented a check for $7,000 to the Gettysburg Area School District as a thank-you for their contributions to their mission. GASD school board vice president Al Moyer said there were 400 active students in the program. ”We’ve been partnering for 40-plus years, and it

ABT will hold its 2024 annual conference in Gettysburg; announces new virtual tour at Lee’s Headquarters

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In less than one year, hundreds of American Battlefield Trust members will descend on Gettysburg for the national preservation organization’s 2024 Annual Conference. From April 25–28, they’ll enjoy tours, talks, and other special gatherings at an event designed to showcase both the battlefield and the community that surrounds it. Speaking from the group’s iconic property

Community Foundation awards $160,000 in scholarships

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The Adams County Community Foundation today announced $160,000 in new scholarship awards to students in Adams County and South-Central Pennsylvania. The amount awarded brings the total amount of scholarships granted by the Community Foundation since its founding to more than $1.6 million. Awards range from $500 to $30,000 each and go to students pursuing higher

Win-Win: Gettysburg over Bishop McDevitt

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Softball and baseball victories Thursday afternoon Softball After trailing 2-0 after three innings, Gettysburg broke through for five runs in the top of the fourth, then three more in the next inning, en route to a 9-4 softball win over Bishop McDevitt on the Crusaders’ home field.   Rachel Massenheimer and Samantha Carbaugh each had

YWCA’s annual tennis event is almost here

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by Ian LeVee The YWCA cordially invites you to join us for the 21st Annual Benefit Tennis Tournament on Saturday, May 20, at the Gettysburg College Tennis Courts. Proceeds benefit the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County and our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. This tournament

More late-inning magic in Gettysburg baseball win

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Gettysburg broke open an extra-inning tie with a four-run eighth yesterday afternoon in Hershey, defeating the Trojans by a score of 6-2.  Bryce Rudisill’s two-run homer put the Warriors ahead in the first extra frame before his teammates tacked on two more insurance runs. Both teams started off strong, with Gettysburg scoring two runs in

Choosing DVDs for the family

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by Jess Shelleman At Adams County Library System, we offer a large and varied collection that includes books and ebooks, audiobooks and e-audiobooks, DVDs, magazines, and many online resources. Rather than having a single employee take on the task of ordering materials for the entire system, the purchasing is split up between different branches and

Gettysburg Kiwanis Club announces blueberry season

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Ready for a taste of summer? The Gettysburg Adams Kiwanis Club is again working to fulfill that need by providing fresh-picked blueberries to local fruit lovers. The deadline for ordering 10-pound boxes of berries is June 26 (June 24 for those making online orders). The annual sale is the local Kiwanis Club’s biggest fund-raiser, generally

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