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Election 2018: New map gives Democrats hope in 10th Congressional District race

With less than three weeks left until the midterm election on Nov. 6, Cumberland County is poised to experience its most competitive congre… Read more

Bridgefest forms as fundraising effort to preserve old Craighead Bridge in South Middleton Township

A public celebration and workshop kicking off the restoration of the historic Craighead Bridge in South Middleton Township is set to run Sa… Read more

Remembering Frankie: Local man carves a tombstone for a beloved Carlisle icon

Frankie deserves better. Read more

New partnership brings Spooky Saturday back to Carlisle

There was a time this summer when it looked like Spooky Saturday didn’t have a ghost of a chance of happening this year. Read more

Constant rain takes its toll in Cumberland County

The wet and gray summer that wasn’t may have been an inconvenience for many, but it was a daily fight for their livelihood for area farmers… Read more

First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Carlisle begins $1.8 million building project

The congregation of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Carlisle recently broke ground on a $1.8 million building project in downtown Carl… Read more

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Only online: Photo galleries

The top 10 cities where people rarely go to the doctor

Routine doctor’s visits should be a key component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Instead, trends in the data suggest the opposite. Read more

Today's Birthdays, Oct. 19: John Lithgow

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Today In History, Oct. 19: "Black Monday"

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Big Homes Just Listed in the Carlisle Area

Need a lot of room? See the biggest homes money can buy currently on the market. Read more

Only online: Recent videos

Video: Don't eat these deadly mushrooms

Jeff the Nature Guy visits a forest in Ohio and finds some "Destroying Angel" mushrooms, a fungus that is vital for the forest but deadly f… Read more

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Mallory Tries: Penalty kicks with Camp Hill boys soccer

Sentinel sports reporter Mallory Merda tries to learn how to make penalty kicks with help from the Camp Hill boys soccer team. Read more

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Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Cumberland County need to know before they decide.


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Most popular stories online right now


Zachary T. Lybrand


Zachary T. Lybrand, age 24 of Middletown, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018, as the result of an auto accident. He was born May 16, 1… Read more

The Sentinel: News

Driver charged with DUI after crash that killed 3, including Carlisle High School grad, toddler, Messiah College student

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A tractor-trailer driver is facing charges following a crash in Dauphin County Friday night that killed three people, including a toddler, … Read more


Mary Lou Bricker


February 14, 1948- June 09, 2018 Read more


Elliana M. Lybrand


Elliana M. Lybrand, age 16 months, of Middletown, passed away October 12, 2018 as the result of an auto accident. She was born May 24, 2017… Read more


Todd M. Knowlton


September 28, 1972- October 13, 2018 Read more

Boiling Springs

Public criticizes South Middleton School Board after surplus funds found in last year's budget

Joseph Cress The Sentinel ​ | ​ ​ | ​ 0 Comments

Officials and the public alike vented frustration Monday night over the South Middleton School Board not having the most complete and up-to… Read more


Remembering Frankie: Local man carves a tombstone for a beloved Carlisle icon

Joseph Cress The Sentinel ​ | ​ ​ | ​ 0 Comments

Frankie deserves better. Read more


Jeffrey (Tom) A. Martin Sr.


April 18, 1959 - Oct. 10, 2018 Read more

Crime and Courts

Woman dies in I-81 crash in Southampton Township Sunday morning

The Sentinel ​ | ​ ​ | ​ 0 Comments

A Chambersburg woman died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 north in Southampton Township Sunday morning. Read more


Brian Hough


June 14, 1972- October 06, 2018 Read more