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2 Local Shops Make List Of Nation’s Top Ice Cream Parlors

Two local ice cream shops made TripAdvisor.com’s list of 10 Top U.S. Ice Cream Parlors.

07/23/2014

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Effort Underway To Buy And Preserve Gen. Lee’s Headquarters In Gettysburg

The Civil War Trust said Tuesday it’s already raised much of the money needed to buy and improve the four-acre location west of town.

07/01/2014

Memorial Day Ceremony at Laurel Hill Cemetery. (Credit: Molly Daly)

Remembering Those Who Gave All, At Laurel Hill Cemetery

A special ceremony was part of the annual Memorial Day commemoration at Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls Sunday: the rededication of the “Silent Sentry,” a bronze statue that was stolen from Mount Moriah Cemetery in the ’70s, then languished in storage for decades after its recovery.

05/25/2014

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At Least 9 People Injured In Central Pa. Truck Fire

A Gettysburg Hospital spokesman said seven people were taken there for potential exposure to the chemical toluene, while a county emergency official said two others were treated at nearby Waynesboro Hospital.

01/21/2014

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Thousands Expected For Gettysburg Address Event

Thousands of people are heading to a small town in southern Pennsylvania Tuesday to commemorate a speech that for 150 years has been a source of national identity.

11/18/2013

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KKK Rally In Gettysburg Canned Due To Government Shutdown

Park officials said they rescinded all permits for special events because of the shutdown that began Tuesday.

10/01/2013

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Portraits Of The Civil War

Making history come alive is important, and in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg battle, there were many re-enactments this year. Books and movies are also fun.

07/15/2013

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2nd Re-Enactment Of Battle Of Gettysburg Begins

The Battle of Gettysburg is underway for the second time in a week and tourists are converging in droves even if the outcome of the Civil War’s pivotal encounter has been known for 150 years.

07/04/2013

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Who ‘Dies’ Is Tough Decision At Gettysburg

You’re a Civil War re-enactor carrying an authentic musket, out on the field with your history-buff buddies making a charge under withering enemy fire. It’s great fun except for one thing: Someone’s going to have to “die.”

07/04/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.3.13

Chris analyzes the delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate implementation, the failure of the Republican led Pennsylvania legislature to privatize liquor sales, and New Jersey Democrats attempt to override Governor Chris Christie’s gay marriage veto. He talks to Time’s Kelly Knauer, Philly Mag’s Tom McGrath and Don Adams from the Independence Hall Tea Party Association.

07/03/2013

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As ‘War’ Rages, Gettysburg Vendors Hope To Cash In

As re-enacted war raged several miles away, tourists strolled a commercial strip of Gettysburg to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s pivotal battle.

06/29/2013

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Gettysburg Readies For 150th Anniversary Of Battle

The commemoration of this year’s milestone anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg will include amenities that soldiers would have relished 150 years ago.

05/26/2013

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Author Hopes To Lure People Back Into Studying History With Book On Civil War

On this Memorial Day weekend, there’s a new look at a transformative time of the Civil War.

05/25/2013

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Pa. Parks Brace For Automatic Federal Budget Cuts

In Pennsylvania, some of the nation’s most famous national parks are bracing for the automatic budget cuts that could soon put a noticeable crimp in their operations.

02/22/2013

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Getaway Guide: Gettysburg

Gettysburg is a weekend destination that’s less than a three hour drive from most of the Delaware Valley. It’s also the ideal spot to explore the history, colorful town, challenging golf and memorable meals of the area.

10/26/2012

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