In the lead-up to World War II, Cumberland County was on the front-line of a battle against Bang’s disease.
“Exertion” was the word Frederick Douglass used to sum up all that he had accomplished in life.
The pattern shop may as well have been a furnace with all its crates of wooden parts fueling the inferno at the Letort Axle Works in Carlisle.
Progress has been made in recent weeks in the grassroots effort to preserve the Mount Tabor Church on Cedar Avenue in the borough of Mount Hol…
Area residents will not have to go far this Saturday to experience the march of time to a military beat.
Dang that pesky groundhog!
On Jan. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven crew members, includin…
As a young teacher, Paul Harvey knew he had to assert his authority.
January 1996 featured the greatest of weather extremes in central Pennsylvania — first a blizzard delivered 30 inches of snow Jan. 6-7, then a…
Thick smoke concealed a hidden danger that doomed the Allison Memorial Methodist Church.
Joseph Ganster recoiled from the touch of his dead son slumped over the side of the car.
It was billed as a humorous shoot-out between two non-legends who never prowled the Old West.
The legal career of Robert Lee Jacobs came full circle in the old Cumberland County Courthouse the afternoon of Jan. 3, 1978.
Three wise men gave Merkel Landis the gift of innovation one snowy Saturday in December 1909.
When researching the underground railroad, historians have to be careful because of all the myth, legend and lore surrounding the subject.
Years before Rudolph arrived on the holiday scene, the Mooreland Park deer herd charmed people young and old.
BASTOGNE, Belgium — Pvt. Arthur Jacobson was seeking cover in the snow behind a tank moving slowly through the wooded hills of Belgium’s Arden…
The Carlisle Tire and Rubber Co. had something to celebrate when it hosted its fourth annual Christmas banquet for employees Dec. 22, 1947.
The final report for the Dickinson & Slavery initiative, which was released Friday, received the endorsement of the President’s Commission…
They were witnesses to a disaster that threatened downtown Carlisle 90 years ago.
This weekend, divers will place Bruner’s ashes inside the battleship’s wreckage, which sits in Pearl Harbor where it sank during the attack 78…