Carlisle attorney and Dickinson School of Law graduate Hubert Gilroy believes change is inevitable, and whatever shape the law school takes as Penn State considers a unification process, he like many others locally are glad that one aspect will remain consistent: Carlisle will still be the s…
"It’s a three ring circus of entertainment, food and drink and shopping," said Sarah Taby, owner of Miss Ruth's Time Bomb in Carlisle.
The Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School features sessions with a professional voice and singing coach, an American Sign Language instructor, a fitness coach, and a makeup artist.
Interior firefighter Billy Sellers with Carlisle Fire & Rescue has served with the agency for over two years.
From county-wide organizations like Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities and the Cumberland County Visitors Bureau to downtown-oriented DCA and Destination Carlisle, a variety of entities promote a similar goal, albeit in different ways.
"Collaboration, in essence, is kind of a definition of community, right," Nicole Deary said. "It's the idea that we're all here for each other and we're in it together.
"By the end of the day I’m sure that we’re well over 150 volunteers," Brittany Rose, who serves as the race day onsite volunteer coordinator, said.
Results are available online at the Carlisle Family YMCA's website.
The organization's 21st annual Turkey Trot will take place at 9 a.m. Nov. 24.
The detachment usually gets 42-gallon, 3-mil thick, heavy duty trash bags that won't break with the number or weight of the gifts.
For the sixth year, the Charles Bruce Foundation will offer its annual, free coloring book to area children during Shop Small Saturday in Carlisle.
Gouges in one of the structure's pillars remain a visible reminder of the July 1, 1863 shelling of Carlisle during the Civil War.
Details regarding the time and cause of the crash or the condition of the individual were not available.
On loan from Wilson Middle School, a student-created mural from 1986 was installed at Create-a-Palooza and will memorialize one of its designers, Charlie Hickey, who died last year.
Remaining work on the skate spot includes the installation of railings in some areas, the addition of an access point to the park from the sidewalk, pouring footers for lighting and work on signage.
Carlisle residents and business owners in the borough's current emergency notification database will receive a notification Nov. 30 at 12:30 p.m.
The new center at 49 Brookwood Ave., offers a closer facility for children who have suffered abuse or witnessed violence.
"I was shocked to tell you the truth," Sandy Morrison said of her reaction to receiving the wheelchair. "It was just … a shock, that’s all, to see it and actually touch it and know it was mine."
Both victims were transported to local hospitals with minor, non-life-threatening injuries, said Matthew Hinken, deputy fire chief at Union Fire Company in Carlisle.
A total of 50 volunteers including borough staff, residents and college students planted 530 trees outside Carlisle's Wastewater Treatment Plant Oct. 29.
The cidery, located along West High Street, came in at No. 5.
The ceremony highlighted people who completed the organization's GED, English as a Second Language; digital literacy, Microsoft Excel & Outlook and/or nurse aid training programs.
The free, outdoor event will feature five storytellers from communities who have been "historically marginalized," the YWCA said.
Cathy Stone, who previously served as CALC's gallery director, will replace Becky Richeson who stepped down from the organization's executive director position in April.
"It's everything for me," Kurt Danysh, of Tomorrow's Neighbors, said of winning the Nonprofit of the Year award. "It's recognizing what we're doing, the value of what we're doing, in the community."
This year's parade saw 80 entrants, which is up from last year's 69 and reflects what participation looked like before the COVID-19 pandemic, said Andrea Crouse, director of Parks and Recreation
Billie Owens won the Miss Pennsylvania crown in April and was eliminated in the Miss USA pageant earlier this month when the judges cut down to the final 16 contestants.
The event, titled Engaged, Not Enraged, will take place exclusively on Zoom at 7 p.m. Thursday.
A total of 15 local agencies applied for grant funding from the Carlisle Borough, requesting $29,140 of the borough's proposed $10,000 allotment for next year's budget.