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As county cases dip, Gettysburg Connection will stop updating its virus page.

As the number of new COVID-19 cases in the county ebbs and many health mandates have been lifted, Gettysburg Connection will stop updating its coronavirus page as of Friday June 4. This page has been visited over 70,000 times since March 2020 and has been the #1 hit on Google for Adams County Coronavirus information. …

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Alloway Elementary 3rd Grade Teacher Beth Peart Wins Teaching Award [Episode 52]

Beth Peart, 3rd grade teacher at Littlestown Area School District’s Alloway Elementary, has won this year’s Rotary District 7390/WITF 2021 Teacher Impact Award. In this interview, Peart “remembers the world through a 3rd grader’s eyes,” as she talks with Gettysburg Connection Media Editor Peter Byhouwer about her teaching styles and what it means to be …

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Centennial Conference Announces Spring Academic Awards

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Scholar-Athletes of the Year | Academic All-Centennial Team | Academic Honor Roll LANCASTER, Pa. – Gettysburg College wrapped up a successful spring season in the classroom with 88 student-athletes being named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll. Additionally, 11 student-athletes landed spots on the Academic All-Centennial Team after gaining all-conference and academic recognition this spring.   …

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Voters approve two PA ballot initiatives limiting governor’s power in disaster declarations

Two initiatives on yesterday’s statewide primary ballot designed to move emergency decisions from the governor’s office to the state assembly have been approved. Live results of the amendment votes as well as other state races can be viewed here. Amendment 1 limits the governor’s ability to use emergency disaster declaration orders and Amendment 2 removes …

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Frealing beats Carr and Demps in race for mayor slot

Rita Frealing has defeated Chad Adams Carr and Kierstan Demps in the Democratic mayoral candidate primary race. Final tallies had Frealing with 244 votes (41.85 percent), Carr with 218 votes (37.39 percent), and Demps with 110 votes (18.87 percent). Frealing will face Republican Thomas R. Carr in the fall municipal election. “Although I would have …

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Grissinger, 4×800 Medal at CC Championship

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results  ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The 4×800-meter relay team registered the silver and senior Nick Grissinger (Palmyra, Pa./Milton Hershey) claimed the bronze to lead Gettysburg College at the Centennial Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Sunday, hosted by Muhlenberg College.    Gettysburg’s Top Performers 4×800-Meter Relay Team 2nd (8:08.11) Nick Grissinger ’21 …

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Women’s Tennis Drops Season Finale

LANCASTER, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s tennis team (2-5) closed out the regular season with a 9-0 loss at Franklin and Marshall College (4-3) on Saturday. Singles competition1. Cassidy Landau (FMCW) def. Gillian Rosenfeld (GCW) 6-2, 6-12. Sammi Perry (FMCW) def. Alex Rieg (GCW) 6-0, 6-03. Hayley Bidwell (FMCW) def. Alexis Rinker (GCW) 6-4, 6-24. …

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Gettysburg Lands Seven on All-CC Team

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>2021 All-Centennial Conference Softball Team LANCASTER, Pa. – After capturing the 2021 Centennial Conference title, Gettysburg College landed seven players on the All-Centennial Conference Softball Team it was announced on Friday.   This was the second time in the last four years the Bullets tabbed seven or more players on the all-conference team. …

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McKeever, Sullivan Earn Top Conference Awards

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>2021 All-Centennial Conference Women’s Lacrosse Team LANCASTER, Pa. – A total of nine student-athletes from Gettysburg College were named to this year’s All-Centennial Conference Women’s Lacrosse Team, highlighted by senior Kerry McKeever (Stony Brook, N.Y./Ward Melville) as Attacker of the Year and freshman Caroline Sullivan (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Ludlowe) as Rookie of the Year. …

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Brown, Edelson Earn Top Athletic Awards

Jack Edelson and Meredith Brown earn top athletic award GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Senior basketball player Meredith Brown (Landisburg, Pa./West Perry) and senior swimmer Jack Edelson (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Senior) have been named this year’s winners of the Noerr and Beachem Awards in athletics.   The Clair B., Mary E., and Constance Noerr (Baker) Memorial Award is …

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Brown, Edelson Earn Top Athletic Awards

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Senior basketball player Meredith Brown (Landisburg, Pa./West Perry) and senior swimmer Jack Edelson (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Senior) have been named this year’s winners of the Noerr and Beachem Awards in athletics.   The Clair B., Mary E., and Constance Noerr (Baker) Memorial Award is presented to a female senior on the …

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Janczyk Announces Retirement as Lacrosse Coach

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Following more than four decades patrolling the lacrosse sidelines, including the last 34 at Gettysburg College, Head Coach Hank Janczyk has announced his impending retirement following the conclusion of the 2021 campaign.   As a coach, leader, mentor, and friend to many men and women – staff and student-athletes alike – …

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Men’s Golf Sweeps CC Major Awards

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>2021 All-Centennial Conference Team LANCASTER, Pa. – The Gettysburg College men’s golf team produced another strong season on the course and as a result, the team was honored by the Centennial Conference with the top player, rookie, and coach this spring.   Senior Quinn Greene (New Milford, Conn./Canterbury School) became Gettysburg’s eighth CC …

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Leona Rega: What’s New at the Adams County Arts Council? [Episode 51]

Founded in 1993, The Adams County Arts Council is now in its eleventh year in its spacious 10,000 square foot building on South Washington St. and it continues to grow with new users and new programs. The center includes spaces for arts and culinary classes, artist studios, a gallery for local art, pottery and glass …

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Your Email Ballot Has Arrived – What Do You Need to Know to Vote?

Email ballots for the June 18 primary election have arrived for many residents of Adams County and it is time to learn about the candidates and the issues. Separate ballots have been printed for voters who are registered as Democrat, Independent and Republican.  Your vote in this election will help determine which candidates from your …

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Five Bullets Medal at CC Championships

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Results ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Led by five medal-winning performances, the Gettysburg College women’s track and field team had an outstanding day and placed fourth at the Centennial Conference Championships, hosted by Muhlenberg College. This is the second time in four years the Bullets have finished in the top four at the conference meet. …

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Gettysburg Takes Two from McDaniel, Baker Hits Grand Slam

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Senior Shelby Baker (Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington North) belted her second career grand slam and Olivia Moser (Robbinsville, N.J./Robbinsville) blasted a solo home run in the opening game and the Gettysburg College (11-3) softball team wrapped up the regular season with a sweep of McDaniel College (7-9) at Bobby Jones Field on Sunday. The …

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No. 1 F&M Downs No. 5 Gettysburg for CC Title

LANCASTER, Pa. – Top-ranked Franklin & Marshall College (7-0, 5-0 CC) survived hard-charging Gettysburg College (5-1, 5-1 CC) inside the final eight minutes and posted a pair of insurance goals late in the game to seal a 17-14 decision and claim the Centennial Conference title on Saturday. Gettysburg’s Top Performers Katie Fullowan ’23 (Lebanon, N.J./North …

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Men’s Tennis Caps Season at F&M

LANCASTER, Pa. – Gettysburg College men’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision at Franklin & Marshall College in the season finale on Saturday. Singles competition1. Sam Bellersen (FMCM) def. Alex Kagan (GCM) 6-0, 5-7, 10-32. Adrian Charchalis (FMCM) def. Michael Zayneh (GCM) 6-2, 6-03. Justin Pace (FMCM) def. Patrick Bodovitz (GCM) 6-0, 6-04. Adith Chandavarkar (FMCM) …

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Men’s Lacrosse vs. Muhlenberg Rescheduled

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College men’s lacrosse team will close out its regular season against Muhlenberg College this Saturday, May 8, at 1 p.m., at Shirk Field at Musselman Stadium. The game was originally scheduled on March 27.   The 10th-ranked Bullets are 4-1 this season following their first loss to then-No. 12 …

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Lisa McLeod-Simmons Wins Monthly Photo Contest

This winner of the Gettysburg Connection photo contest for April is this incredible photo, “Smooth Landing” taken by Lisa McLeod-Simmons. Lisa wins a $25 gift certificate to the Adams County Arts Council.. Please check out all of the past winners, and send us your pics! Gift certificates awarded monthly thanks to the Adams County Arts …

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Women’s Track to Compete at CC Championships

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Centennial Conference Championship Information    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s track & field team will compete at the Centennial Conference (CC) Outdoor Championships at Muhlenberg College on Saturday.   This will be the first time the Bullets have competed in a conference championship since the indoor season back in March 2020. …

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Gettysburg Great Games: Women’s Tennis Beats F&M in 2019 CC Playoffs

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> Making its first-ever Centennial Conference postseason appearance as a team in 2019, the Gettysburg College women’s tennis team refused to go home early, erasing a 4-2 deficit to pull off an improbable 5-4 comeback against Franklin & Marshall College in 2019.  Original Recap – Published April 30, 2019  Gettysburg Rallies Past F&M …

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Softball Clinches Conference Title, Plays McDaniel Sunday

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College softball team has clinched the 2021 Centennial Conference title for the fifth time in program history after having the best league record. By capturing the conference crown, the Bullets earn an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Regional Championship. The Bullets captured this year’s conference title …

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Women’s Soccer to Host Summer ID Clinics

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Camp Brochure – July 6 | Camp Brochure – August 6 | Camp Registration GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s soccer team will host a one-day Recruiting Summer ID Camp on July 6 and August 6 at Clark Field. Geared towards the very best high school student-athlete looking at playing college soccer …

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Men’s Track Heads to CC Championships

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Centennial Conference Championship Information  GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College men’s track and field team will compete at the Centennial Conference (CC) Outdoor Championships at Muhlenberg College on Sunday.   This will be the first time the Bullets have competed in a conference championship since the indoor season back in March 2020.   …

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Gettysburg Great Games: Men’s Tennis Deals Dose of Déjà vu to Dickinson in 2011

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> A win so nice, it happened twice. Sophomore Johnny Nelson (Big Prairie, Ohio/West Holmes) and junior Mike McLaughlin (Hanover, Pa./South Western) each won in three sets in singles action to rally the Gettysburg College men’s tennis team to a 5-4 victory over Dickinson College for the second consecutive season in 2011.  Original …

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Redding and Smith Run for County Offices

As part of our effort to keep our readers informed about the upcoming primary election, we are highlighting the candidacies of candidates who have shared their information with us. This post highlights two candidates running for Adams County Offices. Please click on the candidates’ cards to read their full statements.

Alessi Collects Win at Gettysburg Quad Meet

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Results GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Junior Jessica Alessi (Nassau, N.Y./Ichabod Crane) captured her first career victory to lead the Gettysburg College women’s track and field team at its own invite on Saturday in perfect weather conditions. Gettysburg’s Top Performers Jessica Alessi ’22 Hammer – 1st (124-11 – Fifth all-time) Discus – 3rd (100-09) Holly …

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Colline Tabbed CC Player of the Week

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE LANCASTER, Pa. – Gettysburg College senior Emily Colline (Bridgewater, N.J./Immaculata) was named the Centennial Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday, April 27. Colline earned her first weekly honor of the season and second of her career from the conference after helping the Bullets go 3-1 on the week. The senior first baseman …

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Men’s Track Competes at Home Invite

Results GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College men’s track and field team competed at its home invite on Saturday in perfect weather conditions, racking up nine top-three finishes.    Gettysburg’s Top Performers Luke Matzke ’21 (Collegeville, Pa./Malvern Prep)   10,000-meter run – 2nd (33:13.35 – 10th all-time) Will Hopkins ’22 (Raleigh, N.C./Needham B. Broughton)   …

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Bullets Tennis: Why Gettysburg?

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> The tennis programs at Gettysburg College feature student-athletes from diverse backgrounds and with different interests. What ties them all together is a passion for the sport of tennis and the ability to play it collegiately while getting a well-rounded, high-level education. Shelby DeronClass: JuniorHometown: Holden, MaineHigh School: Hampden AcademyMajor: AnthropologyFavorite Campus Spot: …

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Ulrich Earns Centennial, USILA Weekly Honors

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE LANCASTER, Pa. – Senior face-off specialist Alex Ulrich (Annapolis, Md./St. Mary’s) was named the Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week and he was selected to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III Team of the Week on Tuesday, April 27. Ulrich’s defense came in the form of preventing Washington College and …

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Bullets Sport Spotlight: Men’s & Women’s Tennis

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> We conclude the 2020-21 Team of the Week features by taking a look at the men’s and women’s tennis programs. Head Coach Ali Flores ’08 breaks down her teams’ performance this spring and the vision and goals she has for both programs. Flores also talks about her own journey as a former …

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Men’s Lacrosse Tagged Seventh in USILA Poll

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Gettysburg College men’s lacrosse team remained seventh in the country for the third consecutive week in the NCAA Division III Coaches’ Poll released by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) on Monday, April 26.   Gettysburg (4-0) and top-ranked RIT (7-0) were the lone teams to hold their positions …

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Greene Claims CC Title, Bullets Finish Runner-up

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Final Results HERSHEY, Pa. – The 2021 Centennial Conference Men’s Golf Championship came down to the final hole with Franklin & Marshall College managing to hold on for a one-stroke win over Gettysburg College at the Hershey Country Club. The Bullets did not walk away empty-handed, however, as senior Quinn Greene (New Milford, …

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Women’s Swimming Caps Season against Johns Hopkins

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s swimming team capped its season with a competitive dual meet against annual national front-runner Johns Hopkins University inside the Bullets Pool Friday evening.   Removed from their last competitions by more than a year, both Gettysburg and Johns Hopkins pushed the limits inside the natatorium, striving …

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Men’s Swimming Hits NCAA Marks against Johns Hopkins

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Results GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College men’s swimming team left everything in the pool in its only meet of the season against Johns Hopkins University, hitting three NCAA qualifying times and breaking a program record Friday night inside the Bullets Pool. Gettysburg and Johns Hopkins combined for 19 NCAA qualifying times Friday …

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Gettysburg Heads to CC Men’s Golf Championship

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Two years after winning the Centennial Conference title with a dramatic comeback on the final day of competition, the Gettysburg College men’s golf team will officially defend its crown at the Hershey Country Club this Saturday and Sunday. In 2019, Gettysburg erased a 15-stroke deficit and carded a team score …

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Howard Leads No. 7 Gettysburg Past Washington

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Sophomore Kyle Howard (Skillman, N.J./Montgomery) scored a career-high nine points and seventh-ranked Gettysburg College (3-0) out-scored Washington College (2-4) 12-3 over the final three periods to claim a 16-8 victory in Centennial Conference men’s lacrosse action at Roy Kirby Jr. Stadium on Tuesday.  Gettysburg’s Top Performers Kyle Howard ’23: 5 Goals, 4 …

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Schedule Updates for Baseball, Tennis, Softball

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Several of this weekend’s athletic events between Gettysburg College and McDaniel College have been rearranged on the schedule due to impending inclement weather on Saturday.   The baseball game scheduled between the Bullets and Green Terror that was scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Friday, April 23, at 1 …

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Bullets Split Doubleheader with Muhlenberg

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Gettysburg College softball team split its Centennial Conference showdown at Muhlenberg College on Sunday. The Mules (4-10, 4-6 CC) took game one 4-3 in extra innings, but the Bullets (6-2, 4-2 CC) rallied back in the nightcap by tallying 13 hits, eight runs, and seven RBI to claim the 8-6 victory. …

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Bullets Tabbed Fifth in National Poll

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team earned the No. 5 position in the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Coaches’ Poll for the seventh time in the last eight weeks.   Gettysburg (4-0) has been ranked fifth in five consecutive national ballots. The Bullets earned 528 points and finished …

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Women’s Golf Concludes Season at CC Championship

  GETTYSBURG COLLEGE LANCASTER, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s golf team concluded its 2021 season on the final two-day Centennial Conference Championship event at the Conestoga Country Club in Lancaster on Sunday. Match Summary In the second round, junior Cameron D’Amica (Milford, N.J./Delaware Valley) hit six bogeys with four coming on the back nine …

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Gettysburg Ranks Seventh in D3 Poll

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Gettysburg College men’s lacrosse team maintained its hold on the No. 7 position in the NCAA Division III Coaches’ Poll released by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).   There was little movement among the top teams in the country with Gettysburg (2-0) tallying a few more points in …

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Men’s Golf Claims Top Spot at McDaniel Invite

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results HAMPSTEAD, Md. – Senior Quinn Greene (New Milford, Conn./Canterbury School) posted a three-over 74 to lead Gettysburg College to its third team title of the season at the McDaniel Invitational hosted at the Piney Branch Golf Club on Monday.  McDaniel Invitational Piney Branch Golf ClubPar 71, 6,781 Yards Rank Team Total 1. …

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Mangione, Schauder Collect Top-10 Performances to Lead Bullets

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results BALTIMORE, Pa. – Junior Katherine Mangione (Doylestown, Pa./Villa Joseph Marie) posted three top-10 performances and freshman Alexa Schauder (Cedar Knolls, N.J./Whippany Park) registered two, including landing on the program’s all-time list, to lead the Gettysburg College women’s track and field team at the Hopkins/Loyola Invitational, hosted by Johns Hopkins.  Gettysburg’s Top Performers …

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Women’s Tennis Falls at Johns Hopkins

BALTIMORE, Md. – The Gettysburg College women’s tennis team (1-4) dropped a 9-0 decision at Johns Hopkins University (5-0) on Saturday. Singles competition1. Anjali Devireddy (JHUW) def. Gillian Rozenfeld (GCW) 6-0, 6-32. Ali Bader (JHUW) def. Alex Rieg (GCW) 6-0, 6-13. Sophia Strickland (JHUW) def. Alexis Rinker (GCW) 6-0, 6-04. Jessica Liang (JHUW) def. Tierney Cantwell …

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Swimming Hosts Johns Hopkins April 23

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg College will send its swimmers into the crystal-clear waters of the Bullets Pool in search of national qualifying times and program records with a dual meet against Johns Hopkins University on Friday, April 23 at 4:30 p.m.   Despite the cancellation of the winter sports season within the Centennial …

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Women’s Golf Completes Day One of CC Championship

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results  LANCASTER, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s golf team competed on day one of the Centennial Conference Championship at the Conestoga Country Club in Lancaster on Saturday.  Match Summary Junior Cameron D’Amica (Milford, N.J./Delaware Valley) is appearing in her second career conference championship and is currently in eighth place after carding a …

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Palazzolo Leads Bullets at Hopkins/Loyola Invite

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Results BALTIMORE, Md. – Junior Corey Palazzolo (Colts Neck, N.J./Christian Brothers Academy) registered three top-10 marks to lead the Gettysburg College men’s track and field team at the Hopkins/Loyola Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Johns Hopkins University. Gettysburg’s Top Performers Corey Palazzolo ’22 High Jump – 4th (6-00.75) Long Jump – 6th (19-11.75) …

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Men’s Tennis Falls at Johns Hopkins

BALTIMORE, Md. – Johns Hopkins University (5-0) held visiting Gettysburg College (1-4) off the scoreboard in a 9-0 decision in Centennial Conference men’s tennis competition Saturday. Singles competition1. Thomas Yu (JHUM) def. Alex Kagan (GCM) 6-0, 6-02. Rohan Reddy (JHUM) def. Michael Zayneh (GCM) 6-0, 6-03. James Yu (JHUM) def. Zach LaChance (GCM) 6-0, 6-24. Andrew …

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Bullets Claim Top Spot at Gettysburg Invite

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – Seniors Quinn Greene (New Milford, Conn./Canterbury School) and Daniel Rieger (Collegeville, Pa./Methacton) turned in their lowest scores of the season to lead Gettysburg College to its second team title at its own invitational held at the Hanover Country Club on Saturday.  Gettysburg Invitational Hanover Country ClubPar 71, 6,485 Yards …

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Johns Hopkins Takes Two from Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Johns Hopkins University (7-3) saddled Gettysburg College (3-7) with a pair of losses in a Centennial Conference baseball doubleheader at Kirchhoff Field Saturday. The Blue Jays won the opening game 13-0 and took game two 15-5. Game 1 Gettysburg’s Top Performers Matt Szczesny ’21 (Schwenksville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley): 1-3 Kyle Miller ’23 (Montclair, …

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Basso, Sullivan Sweep CC Weekly Awards

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LANCASTER, Pa. – It didn’t take long for freshmen Jordan Basso (Rye, N.Y./Rye) and Caroline Sullivan (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Ludlowe) to earn notice away from the Gettysburg College campus as the dynamic duo earned weekly awards from the Centennial Conference.   Basso was named the CC Offensive Player of the Week after totaling seven …

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D’Amica Leads Women’s Golf into 2021

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Junior Cameron D’Amica (Milford, N.J./Delaware Valley) has been chosen to lead the Gettysburg College women’s golf team as a captain this season, according to Head Coach Susan Konstalid.     Throughout her career, D’Amica has seen action in 23 career rounds including the 2019 Centennial Conference Championship and NCAA Division …

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Fletcher Named CC Offensive Player of the Week

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LANCASTER, Pa. – Senior Jack Fletcher (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Day School) picked up his first career weekly honor from the Centennial Conference as the Offensive Player of the Week it was announced on Tuesday, April 13.   Fletcher led Gettysburg (2-0) to a victory over defending conference champion and 13th-ranked Ursinus College (1-1) last Saturday. …

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Moffat Cards Career Low, Bullets Second at F&M

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results LITITZ, Pa. – Junior Hayden Moffat (Hatboro, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham) beat his personal low by a stroke with a 74 and Gettysburg College grabbed second place with a 304 at the Franklin & Marshall College Invitational held at the Bent Creek Country Club.  F&M Invitational – Bent Creek CCPar 71, 6,434 Yards Rank Team …

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Three Bullets Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>2021 NFF Hampshire Honor Society IRVING, Texas – Three members of the Gettysburg College football team were named to the 2021 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society it was announced on Wednesday, April 14.   The Bullets named to the Hampshire Honor Society were seniors Justin Lessel (Oreland, Pa./Parkland), Justin Titchenell (West …

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Three Bullets Capture Wins at Dickinson Invitational

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results CARLISLE, Pa. – Junior Katherine Mangione (Doylestown, Pa./Villa Joseph Marie) registered two wins and sophomore Amanda Addesso (Cheshire, Conn./Cheshire) and freshman Alexa Schauder (Cedare Knolls, N.J./Whippany Park) each recorded one to lead the Gettysburg College women’s track and field team in the season opener at the Dickinson Invitational.  Gettysburg’s Top Performers Katherine …

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Rozenfeld Grinds Out Win at No. 1 Singles

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Freshman Gillian Rozenfeld (Haddonfield, N.J./Haddonfield) went the distance to secure her first victory at the top singles position for Gettysburg College against Ursinus College on Saturday afternoon. The Bears claimed the team victory 8-1. Singles competition1. Gillian Rozenfeld (GCW) def. Maddie Russell (UCWT21) 7-5, 4-6, 10-82. Brenna Trkula (UCWT21) def. Alex Rieg (GCW) …

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Division III Week: Community Service

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg College student-athletes, coaches, and staff spend numerous hours serving the community, whether it’s locally, near their own homes, or beyond national borders.   Gettysburg athletic teams and staff hold dozens of fundraisers every year involving hundreds of student-athletes and staff and filling hours and weekends both during the season …

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Division III Week: Career Connections

Gettysburg student-athletes pursue numerous careers after graduation. Student-athletes at Gettysburg College are movers and shakers off the field. They don’t sit idly by in the offseason pining away for the start of the next season in their sports. They engage in activities across campus, many of which aid them in developing their career passions and …

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Grissinger Wins Twice at Dickinson Invitational

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results CARLISE, Pa. – Senior Nick Grissinger (Palmyra, Pa./Milton Hershey) collected two wins to lead the Gettysburg College men’s track and field team in the season opener at the Dickinson Invitational on Saturday.  Gettysburg’s Top Performers Nick Grissinger ’20 400 Meter Hurdles – 1st (56.93) Pole Vault – 1st (12′ 0″) Will Hopkins …

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Division III Week: Career Connections

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> Student-athletes at Gettysburg College are movers and shakers off the field. They don’t sit idly by in the offseason pining away for the start of the next season in their sports. They engage in activities across campus, many of which aid them in developing their career passions and objectives and ultimately lead …

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Division III Week: Career Connections

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> Student-athletes at Gettysburg College are movers and shakers off the field. They don’t sit idly by in the offseason pining away for the start of the next season in their sports. They engage in activities across campus, many of which aid them in developing their career passions and objectives and ultimately lead …

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Division III Week: Career Connections

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> Student-athletes at Gettysburg College are movers and shakers off the field. They don’t sit idly by in the offseason pining away for the start of the next season in their sports. They engage in activities across campus, many of which aid them in developing their career passions and objectives and ultimately lead …

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Division III Week: Career Connections

Gettysburg student-athletes pursue numerous careers after graduation. Student-athletes at Gettysburg College are movers and shakers off the field. They don’t sit idly by in the offseason pining away for the start of the next season in their sports. They engage in activities across campus, many of which aid them in developing their career passions and …

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Tribute: Richard ‘Dick’ Kreitz: Church-Goer, Family Man and Active Member of the Fairfield Community

Please View our Tributes Page for More Tributes Richard “Dick” L. Kreitz, 84, of Fairfield, PA died Sunday, April 4, 2021 at his home. Born June 12, 1936 in Highland, PA he was the son of the late Charles T. and Margaret A. (Hoffman) Kreitz. He was the husband of the late Shirley A. (Fleming) …

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Men’s Golf Grabs Team, Individual Trophies

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Freshman Cameron Deiuliis (Highland, Md./River Hill) shot one-over 73 to claim individual medalist honors and Gettysburg College carded 302 to earn the team trophy at its own Gettysburg Invitational hosted at the Quail Valley Golf Course.  Gettysburg Invitational – Quail Valley Golf Course Rank Team Total 1. Gettysburg 302 …

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Division III Week: Well-Being

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> Gettysburg College athletics aims to promote healthy minds and bodies for student-athletes as they tackle the rigors of competing collegiately, while also earning high-level academic degrees from the institution.   The College offers a range of well-being programs that focus on a host of issues ranging from financial well-being, professional development, mental …

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Division III Week: Uniquely Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg College joins its fellow Division III counterparts across the nation in recognizing the outstanding contributions and efforts of its athletic program as part of Division III Week from April 5-10. To kick off the event, we take a look at the unique experiences and opportunities student-athletes have been able …

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Women’s Tennis Drops Match at Dickinson

Gillian Rozenfeld ’24 (pictured) and Alex Rieg ’23 dropped an 8-5 decision at No. 1 doubles. CARLISLE, Pa. – Dickinson College won each of the six matches contested to defeat Gettysburg College 6-3 in Centennial Conference women’s tennis action Saturday afternoon. Singles competition1. Martine Fierro (DCW) def. Alex Rieg (GCW) 6-0, 6-12. Hanna Butler (DCW) def. …

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Division III Week: Uniquely Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg College joins its fellow Division III counterparts across the nation in recognizing the outstanding contributions and efforts of its athletic program as part of Division III Week from April 5-10. To kick off the event, we take a look at the unique experiences and opportunities student-athletes have been able …

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Softball DH with Dickinson Rescheduled

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The softball doubleheader between Gettysburg College and Dickinson College has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 13, at 3 p.m. The games were initially scheduled for April 3, but were postponed due to field conditions following last week’s precipitation. No spectators are permitted at Bobby Jones Field. Follow along with the action with live …

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Twill Secures Second CC Weekly Award

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LANCASTER, Pa. –Sophomore Shannon Twill (Warren, N.J./Watchung Hills) was named the Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Year for the second time this spring.   Twill recorded double-figure saves for the second time in three games as No. 5 Gettysburg knocked off Dickinson 17-5. Twill totaled 10 saves and two ground balls and …

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D’Amica Leads Women’s Golf at Gettysburg Invite

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – Junior Cameron D’Amica (Milford, N.J./Delaware Valley) finished third out of 14 competitors to lead the Gettysburg College women’s golf team at its own spring tournament hosted at Hanover Country Club Saturday. Match Summary D’Amica dropped four strokes from the front nine to the back to finish with a 96 on …

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Kagan Served CC Player of the Week

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LANCASTER, Pa. – Freshmen Alex Kagan (Guilford, Conn./Guilford) was named the Centennial Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after leading Gettysburg College to its first win of the season over the weekend.   Kagan helped Gettysburg earn its first win of the season with convincing wins at No. 1 singles and doubles …

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Horn Tabbed CC Defender of the Week

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LANCASTER, Pa. – Senior defenseman Andrew Horn (Bronxville, N.Y./Avon Old Farms) was named the Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week after leading Gettysburg College to a thrilling opening-season victory over the weekend.   Horn helped 12th-ranked Gettysburg (1-0) stave off defeat with a sterling fourth-quarter defensive performance in a 9-7 victory at Dickinson. …

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Division III Week: Uniquely Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg College joins its fellow Division III counterparts across the nation in recognizing the outstanding contributions and efforts of its athletic program as part of Division III Week from April 5-10. To kick off the event, we take a look at the unique experiences and opportunities student-athletes have been able …

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Baseball DH with Dickinson Set for Wednesday

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The baseball doubleheader between Gettysburg College and Dickinson College will take place this Wednesday, April 7, at 1 p.m. The game was initially postponed from its original play date of April 3 as a result of field conditions following last week’s precipitation. No spectators are permitted at Kirchhoff Field. Follow …

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Tribute: Victor E. Gray: Veteran International Helicopter Pilot, Instructor, Firefighter, and Jets Fan

Please View our Tributes Page for More Tributes Victor E. Gray, 77, of Gettysburg, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at home. He was the loving husband of Sandra L. Gray; together they shared 41 wonderful years together.   Born Tuesday, August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, NY, he was …

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Centennial Conference Announces Winter Academic Honor Roll

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>2020-21 Centennial Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll LANCASTER, Pa. – Gettysburg College landed 53 student-athletes on the 2020-21 Centennial Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll.   To be nominated for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher. …

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Baseball, Softball vs. Dickinson Postponed

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The baseball and softball doubleheaders between Gettysburg College and Dickinson College scheduled for Saturday, April 3, have been postponed. No make-up date has been announced at this time.  Follow GettysburgSports.com for the latest news and schedule updates on Bullets athletics. This story was originally posted on the Gettysburg College Website.

Matthew Kalamar ’22: A Straight Drive to Better Health

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> Over the course of the last three seasons, the Gettysburg College men’s golf team has enjoyed a tremendous amount of success. The play on the course has been strong and steady, but it’s the work off the greens that has helped raise the bar for the program, and some of that progression …

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Baseball, Softball vs. Dickinson Postponed

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The baseball and softball doubleheaders between Gettysburg College and Dickinson College scheduled for Saturday, April 3, have been postponed. No make-up date has been announced at this time.  Follow GettysburgSports.com for the latest news and schedule updates on Bullets athletics. This story was originally posted on the Gettysburg College Website.

McKeever Named CC Player of the Week

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LANCASTER, Pa. – Senior Kerry McKeever (Stony Brook, N.Y./Ward Melville) was named the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week following an impressive offensive display in Gettysburg College’s win over Muhlenberg College last weekend.   McKeever set a personal best with seven goals and tied a career with eight points in a 17-3 …

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Senior Trio Leads Men’s Golf into 2021

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> The three seniors on the Gettysburg College men’s golf team – Quinn Greene (New Milford, Conn./Canterbury School), Jimmy Harcourt (Fanwood, N.J./Scotch Plains-Fanwood), Daniel Rieger (Collegeville, Pa./Methacton) – have been part of record-breaking rounds, epic comebacks, tournament championships, and national appearances during their four seasons.   The trio has seen plenty of time …

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Women’s Tennis Shuts Out Muhlenberg

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s tennis team made the most of its home debut by tossing a 9-0 shutout against Muhlenberg College on Saturday. Singles competition1. Alex Rieg (GCW) def. Caroline Armknecht (MUHL) 6-4, 6-02. Gillian Rozenfeld (GCW) def. Maria Stere (MUHL) 6-0, 6-23. Alexis Rinker (GCW) def. Sophia Framm (MUHL) 3-6, 6-4, 10-34. …

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Gettysburg Earns Sweep at Dickinson

CARLISLE, Pa. – The Gettysburg College (4-0) softball team rattled off 10 runs in each game to capture its second straight doubleheader sweep of the season at Dickinson College (0-2) Saturday afternoon. The doubleheader was not considered a conference game as the two teams will meet again later this season, counting that doubleheader as league …

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Gettysburg Holds at No. 5 in D3 Poll

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team held steady at the No. 5 position in the latest release of the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Coaches’ Poll.   Gettysburg (2-0) remained among the top five for the fifth consecutive week of the regular season. The Bullets finished with 528 …

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Women’s Golf Opens Season at McDaniel Invitational

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s golf team opened its spring campaign at the McDaniel Invitational on Saturday.  Match Summary Junior Cameron D’Amica (Milford, N.J./Delaware Valley) placed fourth by posting a 94 at the single round invitational to lead the Bullets squad. It was the fourth time in her career that …

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Gettysburg Named National Academic Team

National Academic Team Award BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The Gettysburg College field hockey team was tagged a National Academic Team by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) for the 14th consecutive season it was recently announced. The NFHCA National Academic Team Award recognizes programs that earned a team grade-point average of 3.0 or higher during …

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The key to Dylan O’Neil’s ’20 job search success: connectGettysburg

During his senior year, Dylan O’Neil ’20 signed up for connectGettysburg—Gettysburg College’s online engagement, networking, and mentoring platform—at the urging of some friends and track and field teammates. He wasn’t quite sure what to expect from the new platform, but as the COVID-19 pandemic coincided with his job search, he invested his time in lockdown …

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Gettysburg Upended by Muhlenberg

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Muhlenberg College spoiled Gettysburg College’s home debut with a 6-3 decision in a Centennial Conference men’s tennis contest on Saturday. Singles competition1. Benedict Kohler (MUHL) def. Alex Kagan (GCM) 3-6, 6-4, 6-32. Michael Zayneh (GCM) def. Noah Sellinger (MUHL) 3-6, 7-5, 6-13. Jason Grant (MUHL) def. Zach LaChance (GCM) 6-1, 6-04. Patrick Bodovitz …

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Women’s Lacrosse, Softball, Tennis Game Changes

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The women’s lacrosse home game against Muhlenberg College time has been changed to start at 1 p.m., while the men’s and women’s tennis home matches against Muhlenberg time have been changed to 10 a.m. Softball will now travel to Dickinson College for a non-conference doubleheader with the first pitch scheduled …

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Women’s Lacrosse, Softball, Tennis Game Changes

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The women’s lacrosse home game against Muhlenberg College time has been changed to start at 1 p.m., while the men’s and women’s tennis home matches against Muhlenberg time have been changed to 10 a.m. Softball will now travel to Dickinson College for a non-conference doubleheader with the first pitch scheduled …

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Gettysburg Drops Season Opener at Washington

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – The Gettysburg College women’s tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision at Washington College in Centennial Conference action Saturday afternoon. Singles competition1. Piper Sartison (WC) def. Alex Rieg (GCW) 6-1, 6-12. Irene Meng (WC) def. Gillian Rosenfeld (GCW) 6-0, 6-03. Alisha White (WC) def. Alexis Rinker (GCW) 6-1, 6-24. Ella Samer (WC) def. Tierney …

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Gettysburg Great Games: 2018 Centennial Conference Softball Championship

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> The Gettysburg College softball program appeared in the Centennial Conference championship game for the third time in four years heading into the 2018 playoffs under the direction of Head Coach Annette Hunt-Shepherd.   The Bullets finished as runner-ups in 2015 and 2017, falling by one run in each hard-fought battle. The narrative …

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2021 Women’s Golf Season Preview

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s golf team is set to begin its 2021 season this Saturday, March 27, at the McDaniel Invitational. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bullets squad hasn’t competed on the course since the two-day Shenandoah Spring Fling event in Kissimmee, Florida last March. Gettysburg did compete in …

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Bullets Use Unity Approach for Leadership

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – There are different styles of leadership that one can use to influence those around them. Members of the Gettysburg College softball program have an opportunity to be a part of a team-oriented leadership approach as soon as they arrive on campus.   Coaches have a choice in which leadership style …

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Stokes, Twill Sweep CC Weekly Honors

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LANCASTER, Pa. – Senior Bri Stokes (Sudbury, Mass./Lincoln-Sudbury) and sophomore Shannon Twill (Warren, N.J./Watchung Hills) swept the first set of weekly awards distributed by the Centennial Conference following Gettysburg College’s season-opening victory.   Stokes was tagged the CC Offensive Player of the Week after posting three goals and four assists and tying a …

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2021 Men’s Golf Season Preview

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – After missing out on most of their spring season a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gettysburg College men’s golf team is ready for an official defense of its 2019 Centennial Conference championship.   Gettysburg captured its first conference championship in 17 years with an incredible comeback in …

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Bullets Sport Spotlight: Softball

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Women’s softball has built a reputation for consistent strength while playing an ambitious schedule, including a pair of spring tournaments and a handful of regular-season match ups against nationally-ranked opposition. The Bullets won Centennial Conference titles in 1994, 1999, 2007, and 2018, and advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament three times (1999, 2007, 2018). The Bullets had 11-straight seasons …

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Bullets Rank Fifth in IWLCA Poll

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Coming off its first victory of the 2021 campaign, the Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team grabbed the No. 5 position in the latest release of the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Association Division III Poll. Gettysburg (1-0) showed no signs of rust in dashing past Washington College 16-8 in its season opener over the …

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Field Hockey Lands Academic Awards

National Academic Squad | Scholars of Distinction BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The Gettysburg College field hockey team was recognized for academic success by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) with 19 student-athletes named to the National Academic Squad and three tagged Scholars of Distinction. Gettysburg featured 19 student-athletes on the NFHCA Division III National Academic …

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Men’s Tennis Falls at Washington in Season Opener

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Chestertown, Md. – Washington College claimed four singles matches to get by visiting Gettysburg College 5-4 in the season opener in Centennial Conference men’s tennis action Saturday afternoon. Singles competition 1. Landon Strober (WC) def. Alex Kagan (GCM) 6-0, 1-6, 6-2 2. Ian Hewes (WAC) def. Michael Zayneh (GCM) 6-4, 6-1 3. Andrew …

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Men’s Lacrosse vs. Muhlenberg Postponed

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College men’s lacrosse home opener with Muhlenberg College scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed due to team-specific gating criteria for conducting spring sport competition within the Centennial Conference amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The extensive plan for returning to competition was established with consideration of recommendations from the …

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Washington Sweeps Gettysburg in Season Opener

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The first baseball games played at Kirchhoff Field in nearly two years did not favor the hosts as Washington College (8-2) doused Gettysburg College (0-2) with a pair of setbacks 9-3 and 5-3 in the Centennial Conference opening doubleheader for both teams. Game One Breakdown Gettysburg’s Top Performers Matt Szczesny …

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Deb Adamik Reminisces about 14 Years at the Helm of Main Street Gettysburg [Episode 48]

If you have lived or visited Gettysburg or Adams County over the past 15 or so years I’m sure you’ve noticed some major changes. These developments, which have enriched the lives of thousands of people in the county, include the establishment of the Wills House, the remodeling and reopening of the Gettysburg Majestic Theater, revitalizations …

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2021 Women’s Lacrosse Season Preview

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team begins its long-awaited title defense this weekend when the Bullets head to Washington College for the start of the Centennial Conference schedule on Saturday, March 20, at 4 p.m. Gettysburg won the last two conference titles in 2018 and 2019 before the Covid-19 pandemic …

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Gettysburg Great Games: Men’s Lax Beats No. 1 Salisbury, 2018

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> An epic confrontation between two of the most storied lacrosse programs in NCAA history culminated in a thrilling finish as Gettysburg College knocked off top-ranked Salisbury University 11-10 in double overtime at Shirk Field at Musselman Stadium during the 2018 season.   Dating back to the programs’ first meeting in 1992, Gettysburg …

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Baseball, Softball Openers Postponed

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The baseball and softball doubleheaders at home against Washington College scheduled for Saturday, March 20, have been postponed. The contests have been tentatively rescheduled for Sunday, March 21, with both competitions beginning at noon, weather and field conditions permitting.  This story was originally posted on the Gettysburg College Website.

Emily Waddell ’17: Searching for a Sound

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> Former track star Emily Waddell ’17 had an idea that she wanted to work with animals from a young age. Her desire to study environmental studies routed her to Gettysburg College and allowed her opportunities to grow within the classroom, field, and beyond.   Her thought process began in high school as …

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Bullets Sport Spotlight: Men’s Lacrosse

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> Head Coach Hank Janczyk heads into his 34th season at the helm of the men’s lacrosse program and it’s a season unlike any other. Janczyk, who ranks second in collegiate lacrosse history with 473 career wins, highlights his team’s perseverance through unprecedented circumstances and the prospect of getting back on the field …

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Gettysburg Great Moments: Cavanaugh, McCoubrie Shine at 2016 NCAA DIII Outdoor Championships

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Katie Cavanaugh ’16 and Katie McCoubrie ’16 started their track and field journey at Gettysburg College and ended it together on the biggest stage – the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships. The duo peaked at the right time during the season to help secure their spots at nationals.   Cavanaugh closed out her …

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Spring into Cycling with HABPI on the Adams County Bicycle Trails [Episode 47]

[THIS IS A REPOST OF A PODCAST 27 FROM MAY, 2020] With spring coming and the COVID-19 crisis leading us toward outdoor activities, it may never be a better time to ride a bicycle in Adams County. Eric Meyer The local cycling experience has become even more pleasant with the addition of new bicycle trails …

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Game Schedules Announced for Spring Sports

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE – The Centennial Conference has announced the game schedules for baseball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, softball, and men’s and women’s tennis with competition slated to kick off March 20.   Each school will face the same school in all sports each week. Games will be held on each Saturday from March 20 through …

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GHS Warriors Take on First Seeded Wildcats Tonight

The fifth seeded Gettysburg Area Warriors (17-2) travel to Mechanicsburg to take on the first seeded Mechanicsburg Wildcats (17-3) in the Pennsylvania Class 5A State Girls Basketball semifinals tonight at 7:00 p.m. The Warriors are coming off of a nail biting, 43-39 victory over Cocalico in the quarterfinals and are looking to repeat as champions …

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Shane Manieri ’22: Stepping Up to the Plate

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (Harleysville, Pa./La Salle College) is well aware of the mental health struggles that plague student-athletes across collegiate athletics and he is set on using his own experiences and the resources at Gettysburg College to help uplift others who might be struggling during these challenging times.   When the NCAA conducted a study involving …

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Gettysburg Gears Up for Spring Campaign

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE – The Gettysburg College Department of Athletics has been planning and preparing for the time when conditions would allow for intercollegiate competition, and now that goal is a reality following an announcement made by the Centennial Conference Presidents’ Council endorsing a plan for spring seasons in the sports of baseball, men’s and women’s …

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Gettysburg Great Games: Baseball vs. Haverford, 2007

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE In the middle of a heated playoff race, Gettysburg erased a 9-0 deficit to pull out an 18-15 win over Haverford in the nightcap of a doubleheader at Kirchhoff Field in 2007. The victory all but assured the Bullets of a spot in the Centennial Conference playoffs and was part of a 26-win …

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Fred Tubula ’22: Finding Inspiration in America

Fred Tubula is doing the triple jump at the Centennial Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships When Fred Tubula isn’t busy running and jumping alongside his track and field teammates, he spends his free time trying to raise money to fund water service projects in his home country of Kenya. The business, organizations, and management …

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UASD Teacher Nicole King Learns with her Fifth Grade Students [Episode 46]

With the pandemic closing schools around the county and forcing teachers to adapt to new methods of teaching, at least some are finding the challenges can have some positive outcomes. In this episode we talk with veteran 5th grade teacher Nicole King from the Upper Adams School District. King talks about how she refined her …

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Gettysburg Great Moments: Andre Hinds ’16 Earns All-American Honors

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE A native of Hopkins, Minnesota, Andre Hinds ’16 came to Gettysburg with his eyes set on achieving a lofty goal – becoming an All-American. As each year passed, he became closer to making that goal a reality. He placed third (131-10) in the discus at the Centennial Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships …

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Adams County Library System Seeks Public Service Assistant

The Adams County Public Library System has an open position for a Public Services Assistant at the Gettysburg Library.  The position is 36.5 hours per week with full-time benefits available.  Applications are due March 9, 2021. This position is welcome to internal applicants. If interested please email [email protected] More details are available at https://www.adamslibrary.org/about/employment

Kirby Scott ’77: The Gettysburg Great Scott

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE used his lightning-fast speed to set new standards for greatness at Gettysburg College. His journey as a student-athlete and into the professional field is one of humility, determination, and drive. The Neptune, N.J., native had been involved with sports from a young age, starting in Pop Warner for football and running track at …

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Gabby Dunning ’21: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

   GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Gabby Dunning ’21 (Oreland, Pa./Springside Chestnut Hill Academy) may have enjoyed one of the best views of the 2018 NCAA Division III Championship, flying high above the field after getting tossed by her teammates as part of a post-goal celebration. The iconic image represents more than just a singular moment from one …

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How We Lived: Calvin James Gilbert

Calvin James Gilbert, Sr. of Orrtanna, who died on Feb. 18 at the age of 86, has been added to the Gettysburg Connection Tribute Page, honoring the important contributions he made to our community. Gilbert was a family man with a passion for music, church and his community of Orrtanna. Read Gilbert’s obituary here.

From Players to Coaches, Bullets Lead Next Generation of Lax

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Since its first varsity lacrosse season in 1971, the women’s lacrosse program at Gettysburg College has developed hundreds of young women into leaders on the field of play. Many of those former student-athletes have returned the favor, investing their own time and energy as coaches and guiding the next generation of lacrosse players. …

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Matt Callery Explores Gettysburg on Bicycles and in Podcasts [Episode 45]

As co-owner of GettysBike Tours and the producer of the Addressing Gettysburg Podcast, Matt Callery is one of the many Gettysburg residents who love sharing their knowledge, thoughts, and ideas about our community with others. In this episode Callery explains how he ended up in Gettysburg and why he loves the borough. I very much …

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Cantele Selected for 2021 IWLCA Hall of Fame

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Three decades as one of the top lacrosse coaches in the country has landed Gettysburg College head women’s lacrosse coach Carol Cantele ’83 a spot in the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Hall of Fame it was announced on Monday, Feb. 8.   Cantele will be one of three new inductees in …

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Centennial Conference Update on Spring Sports

With the health and safety of students, faculty, staff, and campus communities as its top priority, the Centennial Conference Presidents Council continues to evaluate the possibility of spring conference competition amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Following extensive discussions, the Presidents Council has agreed that it will defer any judgment for the moment to provide additional time …

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Women’s Lax Ranked Fifth in IWLCA Poll

Alex Jarvis carries the ball up the field. The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team received its second top-five billing in a national preseason poll as the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) picked the Bullets fifth heading into the spring campaign.   Ranked fourth in last year’s preseason poll, Gettysburg earned its fourth consecutive top-five …

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Gettysburg Ranked Eighth in USILA D3 Poll

4/10/19, , Gettysburg & McDaniel Colleges, Men’s Lacrosse The Gettysburg College men’s lacrosse team improved its standing in the second preseason poll released this season, locking onto the No. 8 spot in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III Coaches’ Preseason Poll released on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Gettysburg, which was picked ninth in the …

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Office for Aging Helps Seniors Find Housing Shares [Episode 44]

Meals delivered to senior citizens, tax preparation help, seminars on death and bereavement, and how to navigate Social Security and Medicare.  These are only a few of the many offerings from the Adams County Office for Aging that are making a difference for local seniors. And the office has just rolled out a new Shared …

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Winter Storm Orlena to Bring a Foot of Snow Tomorrow and Monday * Gettysburg Snow Emergency Likely to be Issued Tomorrow

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Gettysburg – effective through 8:00 AM on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Snowfall will begin Sunday and become heavy Sunday night into Monday. TOTAL accumulations will range from 8-14 inches. Mayor Streeter will likely declare a snow emergency for Gettysburg Borough Sunday afternoon or evening. …

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Healthy Adams County will Sponsor Connection’s new Health and Fitness Section

Gettysburg Connection is pleased to announce that Healthy Adams County has agreed to sponsor the new health and fitness section of our website. Executive Director Kathy Gaskin said Healthy Adams County was celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and would provide articles for the section throughout this year. Readers with ideas for the section should …

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McKeever Named Preseason All-American

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE BALTIMORE – Senior attacker Kerry McKeever (Stony Brook, N.Y./Ward Melville) was named to the US Lacrosse Magazine Division III Women’s Lacrosse Preseason All-America Team it was recently announced.   McKeever was one of 13 student-athletes to make the preseason team, which is selected by magazine writers and editors. She was one of two …

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Swimming Recognized for Academic Success

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Gettysburg College men’s and women’s swimming programs continued their streak of academic laurels from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches’ Association of America (CSCAA) by being tagged Scholar All-America Teams once again.   The women’s team rocked the classroom during the fall semester, posting a cumulative team grade-point …

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Men’s Lacrosse Picked 9th in Preseason Poll

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE The Gettysburg College men’s lacrosse team was picked ninth in the Nike/US Lacrosse Magazine Division III Preseason Top 20 it was recently announced.   Gettysburg improved its preseason ranking from 2020 by two spots. The Bullets were one of three Centennial Conference schools to break into the preseason ballot, joining No. 5 Ursinus …

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COVID-19 Vaccinations Available for Those 65 and Older or with High-Risk Conditions

The Pennsylvania Dept. of Health has now approved access to the COVID-19 vaccine for all people over 65 years of age and for people age 16-64 with high-risk conditions.* There are several ways to make appointments for vaccination. Eligible individuals can use the MyWellSpan patient portal to schedule a vaccine online. If you don’t have …

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Letter From a Birmingham City Jail

In honor of the 26th Annual MLK Day, Gettysburg Connection is today publishing commentary by several local residents. In this post we are also publishing “Letter from A Birmingham City Jail,” an open letter written by King on April 16, 1963 during that year’s campaign in Birmingham, Alabama to bring attention to the integration efforts …

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Laura Mcmahon Leads the United Way Forward [Episode 43]

For the past 73 years, the United Way of Adams County has helped thousands of residents deal with challenges related to education, income, and food security, through its programs, collaborative projects, and community partnerships. The organization’s new director, Laura Mcmahon, is continuing the mission with a focus on expanding programs and reaching out to new …

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Gettysburg Borough Council Seeks Volunteers for Board Positions

The Gettysburg Borough Council seeks community volunteers to help assure continuity in staffing its current committees and to fill new positions in new committees. Board member Matt Moon said the borough has about 55 or 60 seats that need to be filled at any time, which requires the borough to have a deep roster of …

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Tributes

How They Lived This page presents tributes to Adams Community members who have passed . Is there someone you’d like to honor with a tribute? Please contact us. John R. Murphy taught Russian at Gettysburg College, served on the Gettysburg Borough Council (1991- 2007), was the first Chairman of the Gettysburg National Military Park, Federal …

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Gettysburg Student-Athletes Shine in the Classroom

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE – Despite facing unprecedented circumstances that reshaped the learning environment at Gettysburg College last semester, student-athletes across the whole of the athletics program rose to the occasion in the classroom.   Including cheerleading, all 25 varsity squads produced team grade-point averages north of 3.1 during the fall semester. All but two of the …

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Positions Open at Adams County Library

The Adams County Library System currently has three positions open with January Due dates. Please see the positions and job descriptions on our website: https://www.adamslibrary.org/about/employment Teen Specialist @ Harbaugh-Thomas, 40 hours per week, Full Time Benefits available. due 1/8/21 Teen Specialist @ Trone Memorial Library, 34 hours per week, Full Time Benefits available. due 1/15/21 ACLS Marketing Assistant, 20 …

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Gettysburg Connection Seeks Contract Writer(s)

Gettysburg Connection seeks one or more contract writers for local news stories.   Applicants should have an interest in contributing to the the Adams County Community, excellent communication and writing skills, an independent work orientation, and an ability to work on deadline. Compensation is based on experience. For more information, please contact Charles Stangor, publisher, …

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Gettysburg Connection Readers Respond to January 6, 2021 Events

This morning has dawned clear and sunny bringing perhaps some optimism following yesterday’s images of mayhem and anarchy. Many national and state lawmakers have spoken out against yesterday’s violence. Gettysburg Police Chief Robert Glenny said this morning that he was monitoring the situation but has not scheduled any extra officers. Glenny said the department had …

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PA Department of Health Confirms First Case with the Faster-Spreading COVID-19 Variant

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced the first confirmed case of the COVID-19 variant, SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7, in Pennsylvania. The confirmed case is in Dauphin County. This variant is the same one that was first discovered in England in December. This individual tested positive after known international exposure. A case investigation and contact tracing …

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Our 2020 Podcasts

From Girl Scout Leaders to Eighth Grade Dancers to Emergency Room Front-Line Workers, it’s been a full year for our podcasts. Click on the link and then play the story right in your browser. Or find the Gettysburg Connection Podcast on iTunes, Spotify, and other apps.

Local Residents Share Thoughts of Gratitude

Thanks to the many people who contributed thoughts of thanks in this holiday season. Those of you who contributed may be interested to know that research has found that expressing gratitude leads to changes in brain activity, releases negative emotions, and creates better mental health. But the benefits of gratitude take time. Like exercise, practicing …

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Help Wanted: Finance Director for local non-profit agency

Position supervises and develops standard accounting procedures for the agency including an annual budget, monthly journal entries & financial statements, reports to the board of directors, state and federal entities. Responsible for banking and payroll operations. Knowledge of accounting, public finance principles, knowledge of federal & state regulations relating to non-profit operations. Ability to apply …

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2020 in Photos: Congratulations to the Winners of Our Weekly Photography Contest

So many readers have shared their photos with us this year. They are each contributing to the Connection’s mission of sharing. Each monthly winner received a $25 gift certificate from the Adams County Arts Council. Submit your entry here or email it to [email protected] Weekly Winners November 2020 October 2020 Weekly Winners September 2020 Weekly …

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Eighth Grader Ellen Cadigan Says Hybrid Learning Allows Flexibility, Builds Independence [Episode 42]

Although many students struggle with online learning, it very much suits others. Eighth Grader Ellen Cadigan found it so beneficial she wrote a letter to the Gettysburg Area School Board asking them to keep it in place even after the pandemic ends. You can read her letter here. In this podcast I talk with Ellen …

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After Gettysburg Approves LGBTQ-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Ordinance, The Connection Talks with Carr, Goodman, Heyser, and Lawson [Episode 41]

After over a year of discussions, the Gettysburg Borough Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve an LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance. Although the document bans discrimination based many social categories, the document significantly expands the definition of sex discrimination. In addition to sex as defined at birth, the ordinance also protects people on the basis of …

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Student-Athletes Create Coaching Tool for Success

When they aren’t recruiting the next superstar for their respective programs, college coaches spend most of their time making sure their student-athletes have all the tools necessary to be successful competitors. Those tools can be anything from equipment and gear to access to workout facilities to training and nutritional plans. While student-athletes make ample use …

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Bullets Teams Challenge Begins Dec. 1

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE . Join alumni, parents, and friends of Gettysburg College athletics by making a gift to support your favorite Bullet team(s) and help these programs reach their participation goals. Each gift made during this challenge enhances the budget of that team and counts towards that team’s challenge participation goal. The teams with the highest …

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Centennial Conference Statement Regarding Fall and Winter Sports

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE – With the health and safety of its student-athletes, campus communities and the general public of paramount importance, the Centennial Conference Presidents Council has decided to cancel conference competition and championships for all fall and winter sports during the 2020-21 academic year.   Sports impacted by this decision include men’s and women’s cross …

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Bullets Teams Challenge Results

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE – The Gettysburg College volleyball and women’s soccer programs rose to the top of the list in donor participation following the conclusion of the 36-hour Bullets Teams Challenge that took place from Dec. 1-2.   The Bullets Teams Challenge is Gettysburg’s largest fundraising effort in support of the intercollegiate varsity athletic program. Despite …

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Centennial Conference Statement Regarding Fall and Winter Sports

Centennial Conference logo With the health and safety of its student-athletes, campus communities and the general public of paramount importance, the Centennial Conference Presidents Council has decided to cancel conference competition and championships for all fall and winter sports during the 2020-21 academic year.   Sports impacted by this decision include men’s and women’s cross …

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YWCA Seeks Lead Lifeguard

The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County is hiring for a Lead Lifeguard position! This is a full-time position that comes with benefits. The Lead Lifeguard will assist with facility operations, facility maintenance, administrative task, staff trainings and all other duties as necessary or required. Interested? Please click the link below for more information and/or to …

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Gettysburg College Students React with Concern as Fall Semester Closes

The Gettysburg College students who had remained on campus during the fall semester returned home over the Thanksgiving weekend to take their final exams online. In the days before they left the college administration announced that sophomores, juniors, and seniors would be allowed to return to campus in the spring semester, which will begin on …

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Adams County Festival of Lights Map

There are hundreds of holiday light displays in Adams County. Here’s a list of some of the most popular. Click here to share your favorite house, storefront, or apartment display. Here are some of the favorite light displays: Address City 105 E. Middle St. Gettysburg 1 Lincoln Square Gettysburg 18 S. 4th St. Gettysburg 36 …

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LOCAFLORA Design Opens in Gettysburg this Weekend with Local Flowers, Arrangements, Plants, and Botanical Gifts

Adams County resident Becca Muller is bringing her floral arranging skills and her love of natural and sustainable products to a new shop called LOCAFLORA Design in downtown Gettysburg. The shop is located across from the Rabbit Transit Center at 201 Carlisle St., Gettysburg. The warm and inviting boutique carries local flowers, plants, soaps, candles, …

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“Season of Wishes” Will Bring the Holiday Spirit to Gettysburg [Episode 40]

The annual Gettysburg Christmas Festival has been reconceptualized in this time of COVID-19 as a six-week long “Season of Wishes,” running from now until January 1, 2020. The online calendar for the event describes a smorgasbord of online and in-person opportunities for tourists and locals alike to enjoy the “Hallmark Card” feel of Gettysburg at …

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Laurel Holthause Wins Weekly Photo Contest

This week’s winner of the Gettysburg Connection photo contest is Laurel Holthause for her photo of an attentive kitten in an antique window. It’s a great moment and a well-crafted snap. Congrats to Laurel! Please check out all of the past winners, and send us your pics! Gift certificates awarded for monthly winners thanks to …

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Girl Scouting Builds Character in the County as Brownie Scouts Beautify the Gettysburg Rec Park [Episode 39]

Second and third grade Girl Scout Brownies, working together under the leadership of Troop Leader Siri Phelps, began their project of beautifying the Gettysburg Rec Park with a focus on earth and animals last month. The bird feeders the girls constructed out of recyclable bottles will be hung in the rec park in the spring, …

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Salvation Army Finishes Preparations for Holiday Kettle Donations

The Gettysburg Service Unit of the Salvation Army is getting ready for the 2020 Red Kettle Campaign.  This year the ringers will stand 6′ away from the kettles.  The stands and kettles will be disinfected several times during the day by volunteers.  Masks, gloves, and sanitizer for the bells will be provided at each kettle stand. There …

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Susan Henry Wins Weekly Photo Contest

This week’s winner of the Gettysburg Connection photo contest is Susan Henry for her “Gourd Dance at The Gleaning Project: Amazing colors and markings..” Congrats to Susan! Please check out all of the past winners, and send us your pics! Gift certificates awarded for monthly winners thanks to the Adams County Arts Council.

Republicans Sweep In a “Pristine” Adams County Election

After two long days of counting, Adams County election officials this afternoon announced the results of the 2020 general election. It was an important contest in which over 77 percent of registered Adams County voters cast a ballot, and in which Republicans won every race. Overall 56,007 ballots were cast of which 18,766 were mail-in   …

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Gettysburg Connection Seeks $2,500 To Expand its Education Reporting in the Time of COVID-19

Over the past decades our country has seen many news organizations decline or close because they were too dependent on advertisers. At Gettysburg Connection we do it differently. We are of the community, and by the community. We are independent of any corporate interests. The Connection relies on contributions from people like you to power …

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2020 Election: Adams County PA Candidate Profiles

Gettysburg Connection asked each of the local candidates running for office in the November 3, 2020 general election to answer a short questionnaire about their qualifications for office. Below are the responses we received. Despite multiple attempts to reach them, we have not heard from incumbent candidates John Joyce, Doug Mastriano, or Torren Ecker. Dan …

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Please Support The Connection: $50/year or $5/month goes farther than you think

Support the Connection by Becoming a Subscriber All Gettysburg Connection content is always free of charge to everyone, but perhaps you would like to contribute to our mission. Your contribution will help us create more stories covering more aspects of Adams County and develop more new features. Your contribution supports Gettysburg Connection’s mission to provide …

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Please Support The Connection: $50/year or $5/month goes farther than you think

Support the Connection by Becoming a Subscriber All Gettysburg Connection content is always free of charge to everyone, but perhaps you would like to contribute to our mission. Your contribution will help us create more stories covering more aspects of Adams County and develop more new features. Your contribution supports Gettysburg Connection’s mission to provide …

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Adams County PA Election Information

Adams County, PA Election Information The Connection reports on local candidates and voting procedures for municipal, state, and federal elections. The next election is the municipal primary on May 18, 2021. May 11: Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot May 18: Last day to receive mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be …

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2020 Election: Adams County PA Candidate Profiles

Gettysburg Connection asked each of the local candidates running for office in the November 3, 2020 general election to answer a short questionnaire about their qualifications for office. Below are the responses we received. Despite multiple attempts to reach them, we have not heard from incumbent candidates John Joyce, Doug Mastriano, or Torren Ecker. Dan …

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Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Speaks in Gettysburg

Presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke today to a small group at a private campaign event held at the Lodges of Gettysburg on Camp Gettysburg Rd. Biden cited president Lincoln as he spoke about the battle of Gettysburg and the costs of division. “Today, again, we are a house divided. That my friend can no longer …

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Jordyn Horowitz ’22: Flying Above the Net

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Jordyn Horowitz ’22 is a high-flying hitter on the volleyball court and one of the top student-athletes across Gettysburg College in the classroom. Away from campus, however, volleyball and academics take a back seat as the junior from East Brunswick, N.J., seeks to make an impact helping others and advancing her career goals …

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Men’s Soccer Supports Soccer Without Borders

MSOC_SWB_2019 For the past several years, the Gettysburg College men’s soccer team has partnered with Soccer Without Borders (SWB), an organization that assists refugees in transitioning to life in America. Founded in 2006, SWB has served youth from more than 75 nations worldwide with head coach Mark Mettrick‘s involvement with the organization starting 10 years …

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Photo of the Day

Today’s photo is of two monarchs on a tithonia flower during a late summer afternoon in Gettysburg. Please send us your pics! We’ll enter you in the photo contest. Gift certificates awarded monthly thanks to the Adams County Arts Council.

Gettysburg College Reports 33 New Cases of COVID-19, Citing a “Concerning Pattern Shift”

[An update to this story is available here] Gettysburg College has reported on its website that at 33 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified among students as a result of the second round of testing completed Monday through Wednesday last week. Associate Director of Communications Mike Baker confirmed that some students who have tested …

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Centennial Conference Cancels Fall Semester Athletic Competition

NA Amidst the challenges of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Centennial Conference Presidents’ Council has decided to cancel intercollegiate competition for all fall and winter sports through Dec. 31, 2020.  In July, the Presidents’ Council made the decision to suspend competition with the hope of returning to play later this fall. In the weeks since, …

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Armed Militia At Gettysburg Monuments on July 4

Hundreds of members of various militia groups and organizations, many armed with pistols and rifles, gathered in the Gettysburg National Military Park on Saturday July 4. The groups, which included members with Confederate flags, converged in increasing numbers throughout the day, gathering at monuments on West Confederate Avenue and the National Cemetery. Many of the …

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Two Gettysburg Land Parcels Move to Park Service

During a visit to Gettysburg National Military Park (GNMP) last week, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt awarded a $573,000 Battlefield Land Acquisition Grant to the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) to acquire two tracts for the park. Map by Curt Mussleman “The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) funding will enable the …

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Coronavirus Updates: What is Open at Gettysburg Military National Park?

Gettysburg National Military Park is following national and state guidelines as the state of Pennsylvania uses a phase approach to reopen businesses, organizations, and events, Here is the latest information we are aware of (Please leave a comment for questions, updates, or clarifications) Park grounds, roads, trails, and parking areas: OPEN Licensed Battlefield Guides: OPEN …

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