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Residents pack hearing for proposed Shippensburg Township casino

Residents of Shippensburg Township and neighboring municipalities packed a room at the Shippensburg University Conference Center Monday afternoon for an almost three-hour hearing in which both those in favor of a proposed casino near the King Street exit of Interstate 81 and those opposed pl…

Outsourced: Aides concerned outsourcing would open students to greater instability

The little boy sat in the big, comfy chair reading stories about monsters.

S.O.S. Day 1: Save Our Students looks at trends impacting mental health and wellness

This week The Sentinel takes a Closer Look at how area school districts and students deal with mental health issues in schools:


Compelling insights from the heart of our community.

Navigating Carlisle: Negotiating downtown traffic

Even when Interstate 81 is running smoothly, downtown Carlisle traffic can be snarled by crashes, incidents, construction and special events. Add into that common problems like aggressive, distracted or impaired driving and it’s a recipe for potential safety issues.

Q&A: Sen. Pat Toomey discusses border security, Saudi Arabia, President Trump

During last week’s Congressional recess, Sen. Pat Toomey stopped by The Sentinel in Carlisle to discuss recent issues in Washington.

Mechanicsburg School District agrees to policy changes in Bible distribution controversy

A federal judge approved a stipulation agreement Thursday between the Independence Law Center and Mechanicsburg Area School District, with the district agreeing to allow students to distribute materials, including Bibles, during lunchtime.

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