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  • East Freedom Man Charged with Firing Multiple Shots in Township

    RICHARD BOSTON, Staff Writer|Aug 10, 2023

    An East Freedom man with a lengthy criminal past is in jail after police were called for a report of multiple shots being fired in the township on the evening of Aug. 3. David W. Walter, 57, was jailed on felony charges of discharging a firearm into an occupied structure and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, as well as misdemeanor counts of recklessly endangering another person, marijuana possession, and possession of drug paraphernalia after being taken onto custody following the...

  • Five SCSB Candidates Move Along to November Ticket

    RICHARD BOSTON, Staff Writer|May 25, 2023

    The three incumbents running to retain their seats on the Spring Cove School Board will advance to the November election, but only one, Troy Wright, will appear on the ticket as a Republican. Current board President Brian Gahagan and Samantha Snowberger will appear on the ticket as a Democratic nominee. All three cross-filed but only Wright garnered enough votes to secure a nomination as a Republican candidate. Former Spring Cove superintendent and current Roaring Spring Borough Council President Rodney Green also cross-filed and will compete...

  • James Garman Seeks to Retain Seat on North Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors

    RICHARD BOSTON, Staff Writer|Apr 29, 2021

    James "Diamond Jim" Garman is seeking to retain his seat on the North Woodbury Board of Supervisors on the Republican ticket. Garman, 58, was appointed to the board in February to fill the seat left vacant when James Brower stepped down due to health reasons. Garman, who works for T.L. Long Excavating in Martinsburg, said his time on the board so far has been productive and that he approaches every meeting with an open mind. "I am a person who can reason," he said. "I don't go into a meeting...