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Volleyball Sweeps Penn State Mont Alto

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE MONT ALTO, Pa.  – The Gettysburg College volleyball team closed its non-conference slate with a 3-0 victory over Penn State Mont Alto on Wednesday night.                   Scores Gettysburg (10-7) 25 25 26 Penn State Mont Alto (11-5) 14 14 24  Gettysburg’s Top Performers Zanze Kuba-McCoy ’23 (Somerville, N.J./Somerville): 12 Kills, 8 Digs Ingrid …

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Moffat Tagged Top Golfer of the Week

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE LANCASTER, Pa. – Coming off his first career individual championship, senior Hayden Moffat (Hatboro, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham) became the second-straight member of the Gettysburg College men’s golf team to be named the Centennial Conference Athlete of the Week.   After posting a collegiate-low 70 in the final round of the Battle of the Burg Invitational …

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Men’s XC Maintains Regional Rankings

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE USTFCCCA Regional Ranking  NEW ORLEANS – The Gettysburg College men’s cross country team has maintained its place in the NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Regional poll, as released on Tuesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).   For the third week in a row, the men’s team …

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Pasa La Voz brinda noticias e información a los hispanos locales a través de mensajes de texto

Gettysburg Connection se asocia con Casa de Cultura, Collaborating for Youth, Manos Unidas, South Central Community Únete a Pasa La Voz: Enviar un mensaje de texto diciendo “español” al (844) 403-2239 para comenzar. O únete a WhatsApp.Programs (SCCAP) y otras agencias locales para compartir información con las poblaciones de habla hispana en el condado de …

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Pasa La Voz provides news and Information to local Hispanics via text messages

Gettysburg Connection partners with Casa de Cultura, Collaborating for Youth, Manos Unidas, South Central Community Action Programs (SCCAP) and othe,r local agencies to share information to Spanish-speaking populations in Adams County and the surrounding area through the Pasa La Voz program. Pasa La Voz is supported in part by a grant from the American Press …

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Letters to the Gettysburg Connection are welcome and encouraged. Letters from folks who live in Adams County area will be given preference for publication, but we know there are people all over the world who care about this community, and we’re glad to hear from them, too. Our staff might make edits for grammar and …

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Women’s Soccer Falls to No. 2 Johns Hopkins 2-1

Maddie Cunningham ’22 finished with six saves against Johns Hopkins (Photo by David Sinclair). GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s soccer team battled a hard-fought match against second-ranked Johns Hopkins University, but the Blue Jays notched the game-winning goal in the 69th minute to take the 2-1 victory at Clark Field Wednesday night. Final …

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Deiuliis Tagged CC Golfer of the Week

LANCASTER, Pa. – Sophomore Cameron Deiuliis (Highland, Md./River Hill) was named the Centennial Conference Men’s Golf Athlete of the Week after leading Gettysburg College to the team title at its own event this past weekend. Gettysburg seized the title at the Battle at the Burg held at the Hanover Country Club on Oct. 3-4 behind …

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Cummings Earns Spot on D3football.com Team of the Week

GETTYSBURG, Pa.  – Senior Doug Cummings (Saylorsburg, Pa./Pleasant Valley) added another weekly award to his resume following a record-breaking performance against No. 23 Muhlenberg College last Saturday, becoming the first kicker from Gettysburg College to be named to the D3football.com Team of the Week in 13 years. Cummings became the first Bullet kicker on the …

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Men’s XC Ranked Seventh in Region

Will Hopkins ’22 set a new PR last Saturday at the Mike Woods Invite (Photo by David Sinclair). USTFCCCA Regional Ranking NEW ORLEANS – For the fourth consecutive week, the Gettysburg College men’s cross country team has been ranked in the NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Regional poll, as released on Tuesday by the United States …

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Bullets Remain in Regional Rankings

Photo by David Sinclair United Soccer Coaches Region V Poll KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Gettysburg College women’s soccer team holds the No. 7 spot for the second consecutive week in the United Soccer Coaches Division III Region V poll. The Bullets (6-1-1, 2-1-1 CC) stay ranked in seventh after going 2-0 last week. The …

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Kurtt Lands CC Player of the Week Award

LANCASTER, Pa.  – Junior Caroline Kurtt (Denver, Colo./Clovis [Calif.]) was named the Centennial Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week on Tuesday. Kurtt picked up her second career weekly honor from the conference after collecting a runner-up finish at the Gettysburg Invite on Sunday. She paced the team for the second consecutive time and third overall …

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Men’s Lacrosse Adds Holt to Coaching Staff

The Gettysburg College men’s basketball team huddling during a timeout against Ursinus. GETTYSBURG, Pa. – First-year Head Coach Peter Toner has announced his first official addition to the men’s lacrosse coaching staff with former Mount St. Mary’s University assistant coach Erik Holt joining the program this fall.   Holt rose to the top of a talented …

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Bullets Earn Top Spot in Battle at the Burg

The Gettysburg College men’s basketball team huddling during a timeout against Ursinus. Results ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – After trailing Stevens Institute of Technology by four strokes on the opening day of the Battle at the Burg Invitational at Hanover Country Club, Gettysburg College stormed to the front of the pack in the final round, posting the …

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Cummings Named CC Special Teams Player of the Week

The Gettysburg College men’s basketball team huddling during a timeout against Ursinus. LANCASTER, Pa.  – Senior Doug Cummings (Saylorsburg, Pa./Pleasant Valley) was named the Centennial Conference Special Teams Player of the Week following a record-breaking performance against 23rd-ranked Muhlenberg College on Saturday.   Cummings picked up his first-ever weekly honor from the conference after smashing …

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Men’s XC Competes at SUNY Geneseo

The Gettysburg College men’s basketball team huddling during a timeout against Ursinus. Results  GENESEO, N.Y. – Junior Connor Elliott (Media, Pa./Salesianum) placed 47th out of 404 runners to lead the Gettysburg College men’s cross country team to a 15th-place finish among 33 teams at the Mike Woods Invite hosted by SUNY Geneseo on Saturday afternoon. …

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Riggio Named CC Offensive Player of the Week

The Gettysburg College men’s basketball team huddling during a timeout against Ursinus. LANCASTER, Pa.  – Junior Nick Riggio (Verona, N.J./Verona) was named the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week after helping Gettysburg College nail down a victory over Juniata College on Homecoming Weekend.   Riggio became Gettysburg’s first offensive weekly award winner from the …

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Men’s XC Maintains Regional Ranking

The Gettysburg College men’s basketball team huddling during a timeout against Ursinus. USTFCCCA Regional Ranking  NEW ORLEANS – The Gettysburg College men’s cross country team maintains a spot in the latest NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Region rankings, as released on Tuesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).   …

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Bedell, Slevin Lead Bullets Past Hornets

WINCHESTER, Va. – Senior Emma Bedell (Chatham, N.J./Mount Saint Mary) and junior Grace Slevin (Virginia Beach, Va./Frank W. Cox) each scored a goal in the second half to push the Gettysburg College women’s soccer team past Shenandoah University 2-0 in non-conference action Wednesday evening. Final Result                                  Teams 1st 2nd Final Gettysburg (2-0) 0 2 2 …

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Women’s Soccer at Elizabethtown Time Change

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s soccer game at Elizabethtown College scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 4, at 1 p.m. has now been changed to start at 9 a.m. The game will also take place at the Elizabethtown Area High School. This story was originally posted on the Gettysburg College Website.

Women’s Cross Country Opens at Shippensburg

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – In nearly two years, the Gettysburg College women’s cross country team competed in a collegiate race, opening the 2021 season under the lights at the Shippensburg University Galen Piper Alumni Open/Cross Country Challenge Friday night. Final Team Results Dickinson – 19 Shippensburg – 57 Gettysburg – 77 York (Pa.) …

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2021 Bullets Football Season Preview

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Head Coach Maurice Banks will finally get his first taste of action as a collegiate head coach and leader of the Gettysburg College football team when the Bullets hit the turf for a non-conference road game at Bridgewater College this Saturday at 1:30 p.m.   Banks arrived on the Gettysburg …

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Men’s Cross Country Opens at Shippensburg

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results  SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – For the first time in nearly two years, the Gettysburg College men’s cross country team competed in a collegiate race, opening its 2021 season under the lights at the Shippensburg University Galen Piper Invitational Friday night.  Final Team Results Dickinson – 42 Shippensburg – 60 Hagerstown CC – 72 …

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Annual Cross Country Alumni Race Results

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Results GETTYSBURG, Pa. – On a hot and sunny day, the 44th Annual Cross Country Alumni Race took place at Gettysburg College with current student-athletes and alumni competing against one another in the yearly tradition. After hosting a virtual Alumni Race in 2020 due to the pandemic, the current Bullets swept both 5K …

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Women’s Cross Country Ranked Ninth in Preseason Regional Poll

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>USTFCCCA Regional Ranking NEW ORLEANS – The Gettysburg College women’s cross country team has been ranked ninth in the preseason NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Region rankings, as released by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The Bullets, who earned their first regional ranking since 2018, join five …

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Women’s Soccer Partners with Universal Promise

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s soccer team is partnering with a nonprofit called Universal Promise to build a playground for 500 children in rural South Africa. For over six years, the Bullets have been involved with the Universal Promise, a non-profit organization started in 2011 by Martha Cummings, an alumna of …

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McKeever Lands Academic All-America Honor

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>AUSTIN, Texas.  – Three-time All-American and national champion Kerry McKeever (Stony Brook, N.Y./Ward Melville) from the women’s lacrosse team was named to the Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)   McKeever was one of 47 Academic All-Americans on the Division III At-Large Team, which …

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Softball to Host Fall Prospect Clinics

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Flyer GETTYSBURG, Pa.  – The Gettysburg College softball team will host two separate Fall Prospect Clinics at Bobby Jones Field on Saturday, Sept. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 16.   The Fall Prospect Clinics provide an opportunity for prospects in grades 9-12 interested in attending Gettysburg to be evaluated by the Bullets softball coaching staff. …

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Women’s Lax Lands Academic Honors

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> 2021 IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Roll | Academic Honor Squads  NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team was named an Academic Honor Squad and five student-athletes were tagged to the Zag Sports Academic Honor Roll according to an announcement by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA).   To …

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Cross Country Announces 2021 Schedule

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Since the 2020 cross country season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both the Gettysburg College men’s and women’s teams are eager to get racing again with full-length schedules in 2021. During the 2019 season, the men’s team was regionally ranked three times, placed 5th at the Centennial Conference …

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Men’s Soccer Releases 2021 Schedule

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – It has been two years since the Gettysburg College men’s soccer team has played a game on the pitch because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that will change in 2021 as the Bullets announce their schedule for the upcoming season.   During the 2019 season, Gettysburg had a season to …

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Men’s Hoops Earn NABC Academic Accolades

The Gettysburg College men’s basketball team huddling during a timeout against Ursinus. 2020-21 NABC Honors Court KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The duo of recent graduate Chris Jack (Reckange-Sur-Mess, Luxembourg/The Hun School of Princeton) and rising senior Jack Rooney (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) were both named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court. Additionally, the team …

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Bullets Baseball Claims ABCA Academic Award

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>2020-21 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award List  GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Gettysburg College baseball team received the Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) for the second consecutive season it was recently announced.   Gettysburg has gone back-to-back in claiming the team academic award from the ABCA for the …

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Track and Field Captures USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Men’s USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams | Women’s USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams NEW ORLEANS – The Gettysburg College men’s and women’s track and field teams have earned the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III All-Academic Team award, it was recently announced. Teams that achieve at least a 3.10 cumulative …

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Tennis Teams Earn Academic Accolades

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>2021 ITA Women’s Academic Awards  |  2021 ITA Men’s Academic Awards  TEMPE, Ariz. – Both the Gettysburg College men’s and women’s tennis teams were tagged an All-Academic Team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), and a total of 14 Bullets were named Scholar-Athletes it was recently announced.   For the third consecutive year, …

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Women’s Soccer Unveils 2021 Schedule

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – After missing the 2020 season due to the pandemic, the Gettysburg College women’s soccer team is excited to return to the pitch for a full schedule of games in 2021. The 2019 season was an unbelievable one for the Bullets team, returning to the NCAA Division III Tournament for the …

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Kerno Elevated to Full-time Assistant Coach

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Assistant cross country and track and field coach Amanda Kerno will have a few more duties added to her plate with a promotion from part-time coach to full-time heading into her fourth year at Gettysburg College. Kerno takes over as the Bullets’ lead assistant and fills the void previously vacated by current Head …

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Bullets Sport Spotlight: From Abroad to ‘Burg

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Gettysburg College features a diverse group of students from across the globe and some of those well-traveled men and women have made their way into the athletics realm as student-athletes and staff. Our feature this week explores the motivation for students from abroad to pack their belongings and make the trip to Gettysburg …

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Stull Tabbed Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Courtney Stull has been named as an assistant women’s soccer coach at Gettysburg College, head coach Matt Garrett has announced. “I’m super excited to have Courtney on board,” said Garrett. “She comes from a wealth of experience at the Division III level. I look forward to working with her and getting this fall …

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Women’s Lacrosse to Host Prospect Day Sept. 19

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>FlyerOnline Registration  GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team will host its annual Prospect Day Sunday, Sept. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Clark Field.   The one-day camp is an opportunity for high school athletes who are interested in Gettysburg College to showcase their talent in front of the …

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D’Amica Named All-American Scholar

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Rising senior Cameron D’Amica (Milford, N.J./Delaware Valley) of the Gettysburg College women’s golf team earned her third consecutive All-American Scholar honor by the Women’s Collegiate Golf Association (WGCA), it was recently announced. During a pandemic-shortened season, D’Amica led the Bullets with a 96.3 scoring average through four rounds of competition. She placed fourth …

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Field Hockey Gears Up for 2021 Campaign

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College field hockey team will look to rekindle the magic from a successful 2019 campaign when it retakes the field this fall.   The Bullets won 11 games and advanced to the semifinals of the Centennial Conference Championship in its last full season in 2019. The team was …

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Brown Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

Brown starting line up INDIANAPOLIS – Recent graduate Meredith Brown (Medford, N.J./Shawnee) of the women’s basketball team was selected to represent Gettysburg College as a nominee for the 2021 NCAA Woman of the Year.   Rooted in Title IX, the NCAA Woman of the Year Award was established in 1991 to recognize graduating female student-athletes who …

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Pompei Joins Bullets Swimming as Assistant Coach

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Former Messiah College swimmer and King’s College assistant coach Anthony Pompei has been named the new assistant coach for the Gettysburg College men’s and women’s swimming teams according to Head Coach Greg Brown.   Pompei will assist Coach Brown in recruiting, practice planning, and student-athlete development, as well as managing …

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Gettysburg Names Toner New Lacrosse Coach

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Executive Director for Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation Mike Mattia has announced the hiring of long-time Penn State University associate head coach Peter Toner as the new head coach of the Gettysburg College men’s lacrosse program. Toner emerged from an incredibly deep and talented pool of applicants to become only the fourth head …

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Greene Earns Spot on All-Region Team

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Recent Gettysburg College graduate Quinn Greene (New Milford, Conn./Canterbury School) was named to the NCAA Division III PING All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team according to an announcement by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) on Thursday, June 24. Greene earned his first all-region award and becomes Gettysburg’s eighth all-region selection since 2016, joining former …

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Lessel Named Academic All-American

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE 2020-21 CoSIDA Academic All-America Football Team Recent graduate Justin Lessel (Orefield, Pa./Parkland) capped his collegiate football career by becoming the seventh Academic All-American® in the history of the Gettysburg College football program according to an announcement by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Lessel was recognized as a second-team selection in …

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Baseball to Host Fall Prospect Day

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Gettysburg College baseball head coach John Campo and his staff have announced a Fall Prospect Day that will be held on Sunday, Oct. 17, for high school players in grades 10-12 who are interested in playing baseball in college. The all-day event will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and conclude with a …

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Gettysburg Borough Council President Jake Schindel will resign this month

Gettysburg Borough Council president Jake Schindel has purchased a house outside the borough and, because council membership requires borough residency, will resign from the council. Schindel said he would tender his resignation on July 12 and expected the council to accept the resignation on July 26. Schindel was originally elected in 2014 as a representative …

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Historical fiction writer Jeff Shaara returns to live in Gettysburg, plans new book on Teddy Roosevelt [Episode 54]

World-renowned historical fiction author Jeff Shaara has moved to Gettysburg with his family, relocating into a restored historical house on W. Confederate Ave. In his remarkable career, Shaara has already published 18 books, almost all of them best-sellers, and is hard at work on number 19:  Its topic? – Teddy Roosevelt. Shaara is the author …

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Fifty things to do in Gettysburg

You’re here for a visit? Congratulations – it’s a great town and a great county. There are tons of fun adventures, from escape rooms to art galleries. I’m sure you already have some plans — but here are 50 choices of great things to do in Gettysburg – have you missed any of them?

How to submit letters to the Connection

Letters to the Connection are welcome and encouraged. Letters from folks who live in the Adams County area will be given preference for publication, but we know there are people all over the world who care about this community, and we’re glad to hear from them, too. Our staff might make edits for grammar and …

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Significant severe weather damage across Adams County remains today

Summer of 2021 came in with a bang yesterday afternoon as a severe thunderstorm ripped through Adams County. Strong winds brought down power lines and tree limbs, with many damaged structures and widespread disruptions in power, telephone, and internet service. Power and internet outages remain across the county today. One West Gettysburg resident, whose phone …

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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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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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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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Twill Lands Third Weekly Honor

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE LANCASTER, Pa. – Sophomore goalie Shannon Twill (Warren, N.J./Watchung Hills) completed the weekly award hat trick with her third selection as the Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday, April 27. Twill, who was named the top weekly defensive player on March 23 and April 6, landed her third award following …

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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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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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Greene Named CC Co-Golfer of the Week

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>LANCASTER, Pa. – Senior Quinn Greene (New Milford, Conn./Canterbury School) was named the Centennial Conference Co-Golfer of the Week for the second time in his career on Tuesday, April 20.   Greene averaged 74.7 strokes and posted three top-10 finishes on the course last week. The senior shot a 76 and tied for …

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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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Juli Griffin Wins Weekly Photo Contest

Juli Griffin is the winner of this week’s Gettysburg Connection photo contest! “Spring in Upper Adams is so beautiful. There is a short window of overlap with the peach and apple blossoms, it’s pretty remarkable. Here’s a shot I took in Spring 2020.” Congrats to Juli! Please check out all of the past winners, and send …

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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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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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Lisa McLeod-Simmons Wins Weekly Photo Contest

This incredible photo, entitled “Smooth Landing on a Snowy Morning” taken by Lisa McLeod-Simmons is the winner of our Gettysburg Connection weekly photo contest! Congrats to Lisa! 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.

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.

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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Bullets Sport Spotlight: Men’s Golf

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de> 2019 Centennial Conference Coach of the Year Nate Davis has his team primed and ready for another run at the conference crown this season thanks to a strong offseason and a trio of senior leaders with championship experience. The team opened its 2021 campaign at the McDaniel Invitational last weekend and it …

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Baseball Earns Split at Muhlenberg

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Senior Collin Short (Chesterfield, Va./Benedictine College Prep) totaled five hits and three RBI as Gettysburg College (1-3) earned a split at Muhlenberg College (1-1) in a Centennial Conference baseball doubleheader Saturday afternoon. Game 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Gettysburg 0 0 2 1 0 …

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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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Shelby Baker ’21: Changing Uniforms

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE de>Shelby Baker ’21 has proudly worn the orange and blue uniform on the Gettysburg College softball team for the past four years. Soon she’ll be switching to a uniform that holds significant meaning to our country – wearing the scarlet and gold of the United States Marine Corps.   Baker grew up in …

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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 Tennis Season Preview

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s tennis team will return to action for the first time in over a year and will open the 2021 season at Centennial Conference foe Washington College this Saturday, March 20, at 1 p.m. The Bullets finished 2-4 overall in 2019-20 with two of those matches coming right down …

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2021 Softball Season Preview

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College softball team is eager to return to the diamond for the first time in over a year and open the 2021 campaign this weekend with a Centennial Conference doubleheader against Washington College at Bobby Jones Field. “We are grateful to be back on the field working with a purpose …

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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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2021 Men’s Tennis Season Preview

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College men’s tennis team will return to the courts for the first time in over a year this Saturday, March 20, to open the 2021 season at Centennial Conference opponent Washington College at 1 p.m. The 2019-20 campaign was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic and with a new …

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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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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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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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Bullets Sport Spotlight: Baseball

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE John Campo heads into his 35th season as head coach of the Gettysburg College baseball team, making him the longest-tenured active coach on staff. Throughout the fall semester and in the early weeks of the spring, Campo and his coaching staff have been preparing the Bullets to get back on the field when …

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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 hr@adamslibrary.org. 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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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.

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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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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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. J. Fred Schultz, bank executive, community supporter, and sports enthusiast Read the full obituary here. John R. Murphy taught Russian at Gettysburg College, served on the Gettysburg …

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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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Ten of our Most Popular Posts from 2020

It’s been a tough year for news in Adams County, honestly. Not because there hasn’t been a lot to report — there really has — but because the content of the reporting was often — well — awful. But whether it is COVID preparedness, school policies, tourist information, new business openings, or demonstrations on the …

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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 mail@gettysburgconnection.org Weekly Winners November 2020 October 2020 Weekly Winners September 2020 Weekly …

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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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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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It’s Time to #ShopLocalinAdams

As the holiday shopping season approaches it is time to think local. The more we all spend in Adams County, the more opportunities we will all create for our economy to recover. And with many businesses hurting, our businesses desperately need a boost this year. Purchasing from one of the thousands of locally-owned businesses in …

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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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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.

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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Palma Imbro Wins Weekly Photo Contest

This week’s winner of the Gettysburg Connection photo contest is Palma Imbro for the lovely and vibrant “My Fall Photo from Boyer’s Nursery.” Congrats to Palma! 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.

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

The Connection reports on local candidates and voting procedures for municipal, state, and federal elections. The next election is the municipal election on Nov. 2, 2021 Oct 18: Last day to register before the November election Oct 26: Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot Nov. 2: Last day to receive mail-in …

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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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Jorey Bardin Wins Monthly Photo Contest

This winner of the Gettysburg Connection photo contest for September is 14-year-old Jorey Bardin, for his photo of a winter day in Gettysburg. Bardin took on a trip to Gettysburg in January of this year. He was impressed by the atmosphere of the area and appreciates the history he witnessed. Congrats Jorey! Please check out …

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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.

Liz Chronister Wins Monthly Photo Contest

This winner of the Gettysburg Connection photo contest for August is Liz Chronister, for her photo of a ‘Teddy Bear’ sunflower. Congrats to Liz! Please check out all of the past winners, and send us your pics! 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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David A. Simons Wins Weekly Photo Contest

This weeks’ winner of the Gettysburg Connection photo contest is David A. Simons, for his  photo of a civil war soldier preparing for deployment.  Congrats to David! Please check out all of the past winners, and send us your pics! Gift certificates awarded monthly thanks to the Adams County Arts Council.

Brenda Glass Wins Weekly Photo Contest

This weeks’ winner of the Gettysburg Connection photo contest is Brenda Glass, for her fiery photo of a battlefield monument. I chose the photo because it so well captured the heat of the moment — both the controversy about the battlefield monuments and the heat wave. Congrats to Brenda! Please check out all of the …

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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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Gettysburg Connection Participates in National Campaign Supporting Local News

Gettysburg Connection is excited to be participating in #GivingNewsday, a campaign to bring neighbors together to subscribe, give, and otherwise support our newsroom’s coverage, especially during the health crisis. Gettysburg Connection is working tirelessly to provide essential coverage to keep Adams County safe and informed. The workload required to accurately and completely report on the …

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How to Make a CDC-Approved Face Mask: Sew and No-sew patterns

The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. CDC also advises the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help …

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Weekend Calendar – March 6, 2020

Weekend Calendar: Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Please check the calendar for a full events listing. Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions Listing of Films at the Gateway Gettysburg 8 Theater Enjoy your weekend in Adams County Music Friday First Friday …

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Weekend Calendar – February 21, 2020

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Please check the calendar for a full events listing. Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions Listing of Films at the Gateway Gettysburg 8 Theater Enjoy your weekend in Adams County Music Friday Dave Gates at PloughTap …

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Weekend Calendar: February 6, 2020

  Weekend Calendar: February 6, 2020 Dear Neighbor, It’s Gettysburg Rocks weekend and there are hundreds of bands playing at dozens of locations in town. It’s music, music, and more music!  and all to benefit cancer research. The event closes on Sunday with bands on two stages at the Pike Restaurant.  Hope to see you …

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Win a Pair of Tickets to “Romeo and Juliet” at the Gettysburg Community Theatre

Romeo and Juliet at the Gettysburg Community Theatre

It’s February, the month for lovers and valentines, and the Connection is giving away ​two tickets to “Romeo and Juliet,” playing at the ​Gettysburg Community Theatre ​February 14 – 23.​ “Romeo and Juliet” is Shakespeare’s timeless classic about young love embedded in a long-standing family feud. The star-crossed lovers grow up quickly in their world …

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Weekend Calendar: January 31, 2020

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Please check the calendar for a full events listing. Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions Listing of Films at the Gateway Gettysburg 8 Theater Enjoy your weekend in Adams County FILM Friday 1917 4:00 p.m. Gettysburg …

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Women’s Lacrosse : Women’s Lacrosse Fourth in IWLCA Preseason Poll

WLAX_Team_Ithaca_2019 The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team maintained its hold on a top-five billing in the national polls as the Bullets were picked fourth in the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Coaches Preseason Poll released on Monday, Jan. 27.   Gettysburg has been ranked among the top five teams in every IWLCA …

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Women’s Swimming : Crilly, Moss Lead Gettysburg Past Mary Washington

Kate Crilly competes in the 100 freestyle. Senior Kate Crilly (Shrewsbury, N.J./Ranney School) contributed to four wins and freshman Talia Moss (Toronto, Ontario/Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute) swept the breaststroke races as Gettysburg College (8-0) remained unbeaten with a 141-121 non-conference victory at the University of Mary Washington (8-3) on Saturday. Gettysburg’s Top Performers Kate Crilly …

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Wrestling : Bullets Drop Pair of CC Duals

Ray Martin works for back points Gettysburg College (8-9, 0-3 CC) dropped a pair of duals to two of the best teams in the Centennial Conference this season, falling to Washington & Lee University (11-5, 2-1 CC) 40-3 and No. 21 Muhlenberg College (16-2, 4-0 CC) 29-19 Saturday afternoon inside Bream Gym. Washington & Lee …

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Men’s Track & Field : Sheldon Captures Win at F&M

Sam Sheldon Running Indoors LANCASTER, Pa. – Senior Sam Sheldon (Tully, N.Y./Tully) moved into eighth all-time after capturing his first indoor victory in the mile at the Coach I Open, which was hosted by Frank & Marshall College, while other Bullets displayed strong performances in their second meet of the season on Saturday. No team …

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Men’s Basketball : Second Half Rally Falls Short at Muhlenberg

Nick Lord shooting the ball vs Southern Virginia After trailing by eight-points at intermission, Gettysburg College (10-7, 4-6 CC) rallied its way back in the second half, but a strong shooting performance propelled Muhlenberg College (13-4, 6-4 CC) to take the Centennial Conference men’s basketball contest, 71-55. Top Performers – Gettysburg – Nick Antolini ’20 …

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Weekend Update – January 24, 2020

    Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Please check the calendar for a full events listing.  Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions.  Enjoy your weekend in Adams County FILM NEW:  List of Current Movies at the Gettysburg Gateway 8 Theater   …

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Women’s Basketball : Gehrin Paces No. 20 Gettysburg Past Johns Hopkins

Ashley Gehrin shots a jumper against Johns Hopkins. Senior Ashley Gehrin (Chester, N.J./West Morris Mendham) scored 11 of her game-high 19 points in the second half to lift the 20th-ranked Gettysburg College (15-1, 11-0 CC) women’s basketball team to its 15th-straight victory against Centennial Conference oppponent Johns Hopkins University (10-6, 7-4 CC) Wednesday night inside …

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Women’s Basketball : No. 22 Gettysburg Dials Deep in Win against Washington

Kiera Cesareo shooting a jumper against Washington College. Four players registered double-figure scoring as 22nd-ranked Gettysburg College (14-1, 10-0 CC) tied a program record 14 made three-pointers as the Bullets claimed their 14th straight win by taking down Centennial Conference opponent Washington College (6-10, 3-8 CC), 83-53, on Saturday afternoon in women’s basketball action. Top …

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Men’s Basketball : Shoremen Top Bullets in Double OT Battle

Avery Close rises up for a two-handed dunk against Washington. Junior Alex Leder (Bethesda, Md./Bullis) and senior Nick Lord (Millersville, Pa./Penn Manor) hit game-tying shots in regulation and overtime, respectively, but Washington College’s Daniel Brown banked in a three-pointer with 2.2 seconds left in double-overtime to send the Shoremen past Gettysburg College 100-99 in an …

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Weekend Update – January 17, 2020

Weekend Update – January 17, 2020   Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Please check the calendar for a full events listing. Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions. Enjoy your weekend in Adams County Film Friday Little Women 4:00 p.m. Gettysburg Majestic …

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2019 Bullets Athletics Year in Review

2019 Bullets Athletics Year in Review Gettysburg procured three Centennial Conference team championships during 2019 with many other programs just falling shy of the top spot. Two-thirds of the Bullets’ 24 varsity programs competed in conference championship events. Below are the three teams to capture gold in 2019. Men’s Golf – The Bullets turned in …

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Gettysburg Suffers Setback at Haverford

Nick Antolini dribbling the ball against Ursinus The Gettysburg College (9-4, 3-3 CC) men’s basketball team suffered a 94-65 setback at Centennial Conference opponent Haverford College (11-2, 6-0 CC) on Saturday afternoon.   Top Performers – Gettysburg – Nick Antolini ’20 (Babylon, N.Y./Babylon) – 20 points, 8-15 FG, 3 assists, 2 steals – Avery Close ’21 …

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Bullets Make Quick Work of Cardinals

Sam Nonemaker swims in the breaststroke race against Susquehanna. Sophomore Sam Nonemaker (Shippensburg, Pa./Shippensburg) won three individual events and Gettysburg College touched the wall first in all but one race on the way to a 182-79 win over Catholic University in non-conference men’s swimming action from the Bullets Pool Saturday.  Gettysburg’s Top Performers Sam Nonemaker …

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Gettysburg Dominates 2020 Opener

Talia Moss with hands on hips prior to her race. The Gettysburg College women’s swimming team won all 14 events and improved to 7-0 this season with a 204-58 non-conference win over Catholic University Sunday in the Bullets Pool.  Gettysburg’s Top Performers Kate Crilly ’20 (Shrewsbury, N.J./Ranney School) 50 Free – 1st (25.50) 100 Free …

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Wrestling Splits Home Duals

Sean Thompson earns top position. The Gettysburg College wrestling team split its two matches inside Bream Gym Saturday afternoon, dropping a 27-19 decision to Johns Hopkins University in a Centennial Conference affair before beating Delaware Valley University 36-17.  Johns Hopkins 27, Gettysburg 19 125: Brent Lorin (J) pinned Nick Fiorillo (G), 1:38 (6-0) 133: Jake …

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Weekend Update: January 10, 2020

Weekend Update: January 10, 2020 Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Please check the calendar for a full events listing. Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions. Enjoy your holiday weekend in Adams County Film Friday Little Women 4:00 p.m. Gettysburg Majestic Theater …

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Bullets Breeze Past Bryn Mawr

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE – Sophomore Mackenzie Tinner (Newtown, Pa./Council Rock High School North) came off the bench to lead Gettysburg College (11-1, 7-0 CC) with 12 points, eight rebounds, and a career-high five blocks to help the Bullets remain undefeated in Centennial Conference action after cruising past Bryn Mawr College (0-11, 0-7 CC) 78-25 on Thursday …

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Wrestling: Martin, Larson Score Wins against Oneonta

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Sophomore Ray Martin ’22 (Downingtown, Pa./Henderson) and junior Marc Larson (Warren, N.J./Watchung Hills) each posted victories as Gettysburg College dropped a 38-9 decision to SUNY Oneonta in a non-conference wrestling dual inside Bream Gym Thursday afternoon. Oneonta 38, Gettysburg 9 125: Michael Savello (O) wins by forfeit (6-0) 133: Andrew DeSousa (O) pinned …

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Martin Named CC Wrestler of the Week

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Gettysburg College sophomore Ray Martin (Downingtown, Pa./West Chester Henderson) was selected as the Centennial Conference Wrestler of the Week it was announced on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Martin secured his second career collegiate title by going 4-0 at 157 pounds at the Waynesburg University Invitational on Jan. 4. He won three of his four …

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Martin Claims Title at Waynesburg Invite

Ray Martin works for back points Sophomore Ray Martin ’22 (Downingtown, Pa./Henderson) kicked off 2020 by claiming his second career title at 157 pounds to lead Gettysburg College at the Waynesburg University Invitational on Saturday. A second contingent of Bullets also competed at the Washington & Lee University Jim Crytzer Invitational.  Top Performers Ray Martin …

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Leder Powers Gettysburg Past McDaniel

Alex Leder dribbling the ball vs Penn State Berks WESTMINSTER, Md. – Junior Alex Leder (Bethesda. Md./Bullis) scored a career-high 25 points to lift Gettysburg College (8-3, 2-2 CC) past McDaniel College (4-7, 0-4 CC) 63-52 in Centennial Conference men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon. Top Performers – Gettysburg – Alex Leder ’21  – 25 points, …

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Gettysburg Rallies Past Ursinus in CC Action

After trailing for three quarters, the Gettysburg College (10-1, 6-0 CC) women’s basketball team rallied back with a strong fourth-quarter performance to defeat the Ursinus College (5-6, 4-2 CC) Bears 64-61 in a Centennial Conference showdown on Saturday afternoon inside Bream Gym. Top Performers – Gettysburg – Carly Rice ’22 (Pennington, N.J./The Pennington School) – …

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Weekend Update – January 2, 2020

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. The Gettysburg Holiday Ice Rink is open one last weekend. Please check the calendar for a full events listing. Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions. Enjoy your weekend in Adams County. Film Friday Little Women 4:00 …

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2019 Bullets Athletics Year in Review

2019 Bullets Athletics Year in Review Gettysburg procured three Centennial Conference team championships during 2019 with many other programs just falling shy of the top spot. Two-thirds of the Bullets’ 24 varsity programs competed in conference championship events. Below are the three teams to capture gold in 2019. Men’s Golf – The Bullets turned in …

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Ten of our Most Popular Posts from 2019

It’s a been a great year for news in Adams County, and Gettysburg Connection has been covering it. Here are ten of our most popular stories for the year. Please show you support for independent, free, local journalism by signing up for our newsletter. Thanks for reading, and Happy 2020.

Weekend Update – December 27, 2019

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. The Gettysburg Holiday Ice Rink is open all weekend. Please check the calendar for a full events listing. Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions. Enjoy your holiday weekend in Adams County Film Friday Little Women 4:00 …

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Women’s Basketball : Gehrin Earns Second CC Weekly Award

Ashley Gehrin was named the CC Player of the Week.   – Senior Ashley Gehrin (Chester, N.J./West Morris Mendham) was named the Centennial Conference Player of the week for the second time this season following an MVP performance for the ages at the St. Vincent Classic last weekend.   Gehrin produced a historic performance in …

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Patterson Tagged D3 Preseason Player of the Year

Patterson_Courtney_Ithaca_2019 For the second consecutive year, Gettysburg College features the top player in Division III heading into the season as senior midfielder Courtney Patterson (Whitehouse Station, N.J./Hunterdon Central) was selected as the 2020 US Lacrosse Magazine Division III Women’s Preseason Player of the Year it was announced on Friday, Dec. 20.   Patterson is the …

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Weekend Update – December, 20, 2019

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. The Gettysburg Holiday Ice Rink is open all weekend. Please check the calendar for a full events listing. Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions. Enjoy your holiday weekend in Adams County Christmas/Holiday Friday Ugly Sweater & …

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Weekend Update – December 13, 2019

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Please note the Tuba Fest Concert originally scheduled at the Gettysburg Hotel has been moved to the Gettysburg Seminary Chapel. The Gettysburg Holiday Ice Rink is open all weekend. Please check the calendar for a …

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Baseball to Host Winter Prospect Clinic Feb. 16

Gettysburg College Baseball DH Game 1 3-24-19 The Gettysburg College baseball program will hold its annual Winter Prospect Day on Sunday, Feb. 16, for high school players in grades 10-12 who are interested in playing baseball in college.   The clinic will take place from noon through 6 p.m. at Hauser Fieldhouse with registration beginning …

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Baseball to Host Winter Prospect Clinic Feb. 16

Gettysburg College Baseball DH Game 1 3-24-19 The Gettysburg College baseball program will hold its annual Winter Prospect Day on Sunday, Feb. 16, for high school players in grades 10-12 who are interested in playing baseball in college.   The clinic will take place from noon through 6 p.m. at Hauser Fieldhouse with registration beginning …

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WellSpan Philhaven hires Addictionologist

Mitchell Crawford, D.O., is the new director of addiction services for WellSpan Philhaven. He provides support and creates clinical services for the treatment of addiction throughout the entire WellSpan Health system in Adams, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties. Crawford has received specialized training in the treatment of substance abuse disorders, such as those involving …

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Barnes Leads Bullets at F&M

Ken Barnes leaping into the air during the long jump event at F&M. LANCASTER, Pa. – Senior Ken Barnes (Edison, N.J./Westminster School [Conn.]) moved into second all-time in Bullets indoor history and helped the Gettysburg College men’s track and field team display a strong season debut at the Coach I Open, which was hosted at …

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Men’s Track & Field : Barnes Leads Bullets at F&M

Ken Barnes leaping into the air during the long jump event at F&M. LANCASTER, Pa. – Senior Ken Barnes (Edison, N.J./Westminster School [Conn.]) moved into second all-time in Bullets indoor history and helped the Gettysburg College men’s track and field team display a strong season debut at the Coach I Open, which was hosted at …

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Women’s Track & Field : Women’s Track Display Strong Showings at F&M

Bianco-Riley_Action_19 Under the guidance of Interim Head Coach Bryson Hartzler, the Gettysburg College women’s track and field opened its indoor season with numerous top-10 indoor records at the Franklin & Marshall College Coach I Open on Saturday.Gettysburg’s Top Performers Lilian Morrell ’23 (Frederick, Md./Urbana) 200-Meter Dash – 5th (27.44 – Seventh All-Time) 60-Meter Dash – …

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Gettysburg Flies to Invitational Title

Lauren Manning swims freestyle Gettysburg College showcased its depth and talent on the way to winning 11 of 13 races Saturday and claiming the team championship at its own invitational inside the Bullets Pool.  Team Standings 1. Gettysburg, 1,059 2. Dickinson, 670 3. Susquehanna, 635 4. Messiah, 463 5. Salisbury, 238 6. Elizabethtown, 210 7. …

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Proxmire Hits NCAA Mark, Bullets Capture Team Title

Duncan Proxmire swims the 500 freestyle Junior Duncan Proxmire (McLean, Va./Langley) hit a national qualifying mark in the 1,650 freestyle and Gettysburg College turned in another dominating performance on the way to capturing the team title at its own invitational for the third consecutive season.  Team Standings 1. Gettysburg, 1,005.5 2. Susquehanna, 585.5 3. Dickinson, …

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No. 1 Swarthmore Shoots Past Bullets

Jack Rooney dribbling the ball vs southern Virginia SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Top-ranked Swarthmore College (8-0, 3-0 CC) used a red-hot shooting performance and a big second half to hand Gettysburg College (6-2, 1-2 CC) a 95-63 loss in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon in Tarble Pavilion. Top Performers – Gettysburg – Nick …

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Balanced Bullets Beat Bryn Mawr

Nine players scored at least four points as the Gettysburg College women’s basketball team raced past Bryn Mawr College 85-44 in a Centennial Conference match up inside Class of 1958 Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. The Bullets record their seventh consecutive victory to hold an overall 7-1 mark and a perfect 5-0 in CC play. Bryn …

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Four Bullets Place at Petrofes Invite

Colin Devlin works his opponent to the ground Senior Colin Devlin (Dresher, Pa./Upper Dublin) finished third at 149 pounds and was one of four Gettysburg College grapplers to place among the top eight at the Petrofes Invitational hosted by Messiah College Saturday. Team Standings (19 Total Teams) 1. #6 Mount Union, 216 2. #17 Messiah, …

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Yancey Hits NCAA Cut as Bullets Take Early Lead

Yancey_Oliver_CC_2019 Junior Oliver Yancey (Wallingford, Pa./Strath Haven) knocked out an NCAA Division III Championship “B” cut time in the 50 freestyle and Gettysburg College swept all five events during the opening session of its home invitational in the Bullets Pool Friday evening. Team Standings 1. Gettysburg, 330.5 2. Dickinson, 188 3. Susquehanna, 167.5 4. Messiah, …

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Women’s Swimming Smashes Records at Home Invite

Senior Kate Crilly (Shrewsbury, N.J./Ranney School) contributed to a pair of program records and Gettysburg College won four events overall on the opening day of its own invitational inside the Bullets Pool Friday evening. Team Standings1. Gettysburg, 3462. Dickinson, 2273. Susquehanna, 1864. Messiah, 1545. Salisbury, 696. Bryn Mawr, 447. Elizabethtown, 41 Gettysburg’s Top Performers Kate …

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Weekend Update – December 6, 2019

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. It’s both First Friday and the Christmas Festival. There are a lot of things to do. The Gettysburg Holiday Ice Rink is open all weekend Please check the calendar for a full listing Calendar of …

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Bertrando Lands All-Region Status

Emma Bertrando was named All-Region Second Team – Gettysburg College junior Emma Bertrando (West Chester, Pa./Henderson) was named to the Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-South Region Second Team it was announced on Tuesday, Dec. 3.   A three-time All-Centennial Conference honoree, Bertrando earned her first all-region accolade following a career year on the turf. The junior …

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Gettysburg Announces Football Staff Changes

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE  – The Gettysburg College football program and Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation Mike Mattia have announced changes to the coaching staff with Head Coach Kevin Burke parting ways with the program after two seasons at the helm.   In a corresponding move, assistant coach and co-defensive coordinator Mike Hoyt was …

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Three Bullets Named to All-Region Team

Ezekiel Omosanya (left), Oladayo Thomas (middle), and Raff Mazzone (right) were named to the all-region team. – For the first time since 2007, a trio of Gettysburg College men’s soccer players captured United Soccer Coaches Division III All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team, it was announced Monday.      The postseason honors continue to roll in for the …

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Fire at the Colton Motel in Gettysburg

Colton Motel Fire, Gettysburg PA December 2019

There was a multi-alarm fire this evening at the Colton Motel at 232 Steinwehr Ave. Emergency vehicles from Gettysburg, Fairfield, Arendtsville, Cashtown, Biglerville, and other municipalities responded to the blaze. The Gettysburg Fire Department has reported that the fire is out and everyone is safe. All photos courtesy of R.J. Colton.

Weekend Update – November 29, 2019

  Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Christmas is in full swing, and I’ve added a separate section for holiday activities. The Gettysburg Holiday Ice Rink is open all weekend. After today’s Gettysburg Tree Lighting, Santa will be in his shanty. …

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Fifty-One Bullets Named to CC Fall Academic Honor Roll

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE Fifty-one Gettysburg College student-athletes have been named to the 2019 Centennial Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll, it was announced Tuesday.   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   The following student-athletes …

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Cross Country Meet Dedicated to Shenk

Aubrey Shenk is joined by current and past athletes at his reception party. On Monday, Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation Mike Mattia announced that the new name of the annual home cross country meet will be named the Aubrey Shenk Cross Country Invitational. After serving at Gettysburg College for 35 years, including …

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Cross Country Meet Dedicated to Shenk

Aubrey Shenk is joined by current and past athletes at his reception party. On Monday, Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation Mike Mattia announced that the new name of the annual home cross country meet will be named the Aubrey Shenk Cross Country Invitational. After serving at Gettysburg College for 35 years, including …

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Gettysburg Softball to Host Winter Clinic

Softball team cheer before the game.  The Gettysburg College softball team will host a one-day instructional clinic inside Hauser Field House on Sunday, Jan. 26.   The clinic is open to grades 4-12 and will be divided into three sessions, the first for pitching (9:00-10:30 a.m.), the second for catchers (10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.), and the …

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2019 Gettysburg Christmas Festival Dates and Schedules

Main Street Gettysburg has announced the details of the 2019 Christmas Festival. The Festival will be held December 6-8, 2019, with some festival events beginning Friday morning. Main festival events start Friday evening and run through early Sunday afternoon. The Christmas festival attracts both local Adams County residents as well as visitors from around the …

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Biglerville Strengthening Families Program Announces Classes

  The Strengthening Families Program is an evidenced- based prevention program that uses a “Love and Limits” approach to build positive communication skills and assist parents in setting well- rounded expectations with age appropriate consequences. WHO: You and your family with children ages 10-14. WHEN: Thursdays, January 9th -February 20th from 5:30pm-8:00pm WHERE: Harbaugh-Thomas Library, …

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Weekend Update – November 15, 2019

    Dear Neighbor,     Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County.   Please check the calendar for a full listing   Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions   Film Friday Harriet 4:00 p.m. Gettysburg Majestic Theater Based on the thrilling and inspirational life …

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Gettysburg Majestic Theater Raises $5 Million

Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater celebrated its 94th birthday on Thursday, Nov. 14 with the announcement that its Centennial Endowment Campaign had raised $5.3 million. The campaign went over the top when the theater received three additional gifts including a $1 million estate provision from a local couple who wish to remain anonymous.  The $5 million …

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Steven Sims Named Superintendent of Gettysburg NMP and Eisenhower NHS

National Park Service (NPS) Region 1 Regional Director Gay Vietzke has named Steven Sims as the new superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site. Sims is currently serving as superintendent of Valley Forge National Historical Park, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, and the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail. He will …

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Gettysburg Borough Begins Fall Leaf Pickup

Gettysburg Borough has announced that the fall leaf pickup will begin today, November 12th, 2019 and continue until the end of 2019. The borough asks that you please rake piles of leaves along the curb or along the edge of the alley. Please do not rake leaves into the street.

Baseball Hosts 3v3 Hoops Tournament Nov. 17

Bullets baseball hosts a 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Hauser Field House on Nov. 17. The Gettysburg College baseball team will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament as part of its Take ALS Yard fundraising campaign in support of Project ALS starting at 11 a.m. this Sunday in Hauser Field House.   The basketball tournament will feature …

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Visitor Center Opens Doors to Adams County Residents Monday

On four designated Community Appreciation Days each year, Adams County residents enjoy free admission to the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. This fourth appreciation day of the year falls on Veterans Day, when U.S. military veterans and Adams County residents will be admitted free of …

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Earn $25 By Participating in a Focus Group About Opioid Use in Adams County

Drs. Ashton Verdery and Glenn Sterner from Penn State University are conducting a study designed to identify and disrupt heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioid networks in Pennsylvania. You can participate in this study, in which you will help fight opiate distribution in your community, learn about drug treatment, and understand how to report drug crimes. …

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Fairfield Gift Festival Opens Today

Discover handcrafted gifts and home decor from thirty third world countries. Items include jewelry, toys, musical instruments, holiday decorations, and hand- knotted Oriental rugs from Ten Thousand Villages. Find the quality you desire and support the fairness artisans deserve. Your purchases will provide continuing work for artisans, enabling them to dream and plan for a …

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Kuhn Alley Closed Due to Storm Damage

Gettysburg Borough has announced that a wall of Stevens Run (“the Tiber”) has collapsed as a result of stormwater flooding. As a result, the East end of Kuhn Alley will remain closed until repairs can be made. Got news, a photo, a tip or an announcement? The Connection wants to hear about it. Fill out …

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Second Annual Gettysburg LincCon Celebrates Comics and Gaming

The second Annual Gettysburg LincCon – a comic and gaming convention – kicks off November 9 and 10. The 2-day event will feature artists, writers, panel discussions, gaming events, a cosplay contest, and vendors. Special guests include Marvel and Valiant Legend Bob Layton, New Mutants co-creator Bob McLeod, Marvel artists Mike Hawthorne and Khoi Pham, …

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Weekend Update – November 1, 2019

    Dear Neighbor,     Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County.   Please check the calendar for a full listing   Calendar of Current Art Exhibitions   Friday Evening: It’s First Friday – Gettysburg Style! FilmFriday Harriet 4:00 p.m. Gettysburg Majestic Theater …

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Severe Weather Postpones Gettysburg Trick-or-Treating

Gettysburg Borough Mayor, Ted Streeter, has postponed trick-or-treating in the Borough due to severe weather expected across the region later today. Trick-or-treating is rescheduled for Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. No trick-or-treating will occur on East Broadway as the road is officially closed to the public for construction.

Gun Sense Peace Concert on November 10

Gettysburg for Gun Sense distributes safe gun storage info; spreads awareness of our national gun violence epidemic; and works for background checks. This concert to promote gun sense includes music by: St. James Lutheran Church Adult Choir Jocelyn Swigger, piano Will Lane, guitar and vocals Tom Jolin, hammered dulcimer November 10, 2019 at 3 p.m. …

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Women’s Lacrosse to Host 5v5 Tournament and Clinic

2019 Womens Lacrosse Centenial Conference Champions Online | Brochure/Individual Form | Coach’s Form GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse program will host the annual Battle of Gettysburg Women’s Lacrosse 5v5 Tournament and Clinic for high school girls on Sunday, February 9, 2020 beginning at 9:30 a.m. and going until 1:30 p.m. at Clark Field …

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Celebrate After School Programs Thursday at James Gettys Elementary

Please join us for Respective Solutions Group’s Lights On Afterschool Celebration on Thursday October 24 at the James Gettys Elementary School gymnasium from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. There will be a short program and then refreshments in the cafeteria. Communities across the nation are adopting afterschool programs to provide students with a safe place …

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Weekend Update – October 11, 2019

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Please check the calendar for a full listing Farmers Markets: Adams County Farmers Market at the Transit Center. Saturday morning. Gettysburg Farmers Market on Lincoln Square. Saturday 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Farm Fresh Saturdays …

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Gettysburg Adds Five to Hall of Athletic Honor

The 2019 Hall of Athletic Honor Class with Mike Plantholt, Lauren Frankford, Cynthia Hoenes, Jennifer White, Joe Cordova, and Chris Pryor. – The Gettysburg College Hall of Athletic Honor welcomed five new members into its ranks in a special induction ceremony held inside the College Union Building Ballroom as part of Homecoming Weekend on Oct …

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Gettysburg Adds Five to Hall of Athletic Honor

The 2019 Hall of Athletic Honor Class with Mike Plantholt, Lauren Frankford, Cynthia Hoenes, Jennifer White, Joe Cordova, and Chris Pryor. – The Gettysburg College Hall of Athletic Honor welcomed five new members into its ranks in a special induction ceremony held inside the College Union Building Ballroom as part of Homecoming Weekend on Oct …

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Weekend Update – October 4, 2019

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend around Adams County. Please check the calendar for a full listing Sporting events continue throughout the weekend. It’s the National Apple Harvest Festival. Film: The cast of the PBS mega hit make Downton Abbey make their big screen debut …

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Weekend Update, September 13, 2019

Dear Neighbor, Here’s a snapshot of some of the many activities available for your enjoyment this weekend. Community: The 28th annual Adams County Heritage Festival is on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Gettysburg Rec Park. Visual Arts: A number of art exhibitions are open this weekend for your enjoyment. Please see …

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Broadway, King, and Culp Streets Traffic Updates

Broadway Street Update (7/24) East Broadway Street – The milling of East Broadway is complete. The sewer laterals are now being replaced. As they are being replaced, resident driveway entrances will be restored. Jacob’s Alley and resident driveways will be inaccessible for the next few days. Reminder: Carlisle Street residents that use Jacob’s Alley for garbage pickup, please place your garbage …

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$1 Million Grant Announced for the Kinsley Leadership Center at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital

Robert and Anne Kinsley from the Kinsley Foundation have underwritten the cost of a $1 million renovation of the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital in Gettysburg.   The Spangler Farm   In 1863, the farm was thriving with livestock, crops, orchard, and garden. During the Battle of Gettysburg, the farm housed thousands of soldiers, …

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The Gettysburg Times is Looking to Hire a Reporter

The Gettysburg Times has an immediate opening for a full-time general assignment reporter. Applicant must have strong writing skills, be outgoing, dependable, and able to work a flexible schedule.  Newspaper experience or a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field is preferred. Interested persons should send a resume and clips to ahayes@gettysburgtimes.com or Alex J. Hayes, …

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The Met’s 2019-2020 Live In HD Season On Sale at The Majestic Theater

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2019-2020 Live in HD season of satellite transmissions to movie theaters worldwide begins Oct. 12 with the late Franco Zeffirelli’s sumptuous production of Puccini’s “Turandot.” The series brings live Met performances to movie theaters and performing arts centers in more than 70 countries on six continents, including Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater. Tickets …

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Gettysburg To Mail Storm Water Bills Next Week

Borough Council President Susan Naugle The Gettysburg Borough Storm Water Authority voted on Monday to begin the process of collecting a fee from property owners for handling storm water. Borough Manager Charles Gable said the bills should be mailed about July 15. The bills, which have been described by some residents as a “third utility,” …

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HBO To Film an LGBT Pilot Show in Gettysburg

  Home Box Office (HBO), the premium cable and satellite network, will be filming a pilot for a potential show in Gettysburg during July. It has been reported, but not confirmed by HBO, that the show is called “We’re Here.” The show is about being gay in a small town. An HBO film crew was …

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