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Trash problems pile up again in Carlisle

Complaints and trash alike piled up in Carlisle last week as Advanced Disposal again experienced delays in trash collection. Read more

Diocese releases names of clergy members accused of child abuse, apologizes for failing to protect children

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg released a list Wednesday morning of 71 clergy members who have been accused of child sexual abuse… Read more

Cumberland County, state mull options for mosquitoes after flooding

Cumberland County will be doing further mosquito spraying this week to mitigate the Midstate’s bloom of blood-sucking insects, although rec… Read more

Open house planned for Dickinson College's new High Street Residence Hall

Dickinson College will host an open house Aug. 10 for its new High Street Residence Hall at the corner of West High and Conway streets in t… Read more

Five-Finger Discount: A look at Pennsylvania's three strikes law for retail theft

On May 5, 2016, Robert Rice, a 28-year-old man from Trout Run, Pennsylvania, entered a Turkey Hill convenience store on South Market Street… Read more

Hotel, fast food restaurant planned in South Middleton Township

A new hotel and restaurant is in the works for South Middleton Township. Read more

Only online: Photo galleries

The California wildfires in 10 dramatic photos

Devastating blazes in California have killed at least a dozen people. Here's a look at the wildfire season so far in 10 photos. Read more

Photos: Dozens killed in massive Italian bridge collapse

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, se… Read more

Today’s top pics: Flash flooding in parts of Pennsylvania and more

Top photos of the day as selected by the Associated Press. Read more

Today In History, Aug. 14: Timothy McVeigh

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 14. Read more

Only online: Recent videos

Large section of bridge collapses in Genoa, Italy

A witness to the collapse captured the aftermath when a heavy stretch of highway collapsed during a sudden storm in northwestern Italy. Pol… Read more

Scenes from a White Nationalist Rally on the Anniversary of Charlottesville

A small group of white nationalists gathered in Washington, D.C. but the rally didn't go as planned. Read more

VIDEO: Dickinson College campus tour

VIDEO: Carlisle 4 Kids


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Timothy D. Marpoe, Jr.


Timothy D. Marpoe, Jr., 26, of Shippensburg, departed this life on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the M.S. Hershey Medical … Read more


Harry L. Failor, Jr.


Harry L. Failor, Jr., 66, of Carlisle, passed away by his own will on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his home. He was born on June 21, 1952 i… Read more


Susan J. Line


Susan J. Line, age 53, of Carlisle, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at her residence. Read more

Crime and Courts

Mother, boyfriend charged with abuse of 5 children in Newville

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The mother of five children and her boyfriend face charges after police said they were beaten in Newville. Read more

The Sentinel: News

Cumberland County to hold household hazardous waste drop-off event

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Cumberland County will hold a household hazardous waste drop-off event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, rain or shine. Read more


Ruth J. Stambaugh


Ruth J. (Crull) Stambaugh, 94, of Newville, PA, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle, Carlisle, PA with her lov… Read more


Jay A. Toms


Jay A. Toms, 62, of Carlisle, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at UPMC Pinnacle West Shore. Read more

Boiling Springs

UPDATE: With South Middleton still opting out, Greenwood Gaming looks at Shippensburg Township, Franklin County's Greene Township

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South Middleton Township supervisors Thursday night decided not to revoke an earlier resolution opting out of allowing a mini-casino to be … Read more


Aaron M. Fields


Aaron Michael Fields, 43, of Mechanicsburg, passed away unexpectedly on Friday evening, August 3, 2018 at his residence. Read more


Dennis H. Ruth


Remembering Denny Ruth: beloved husband, father and grandfather. Read more