Village missing Keller since ‘97

Village missing Keller since ‘97

Reprinted from The Telegram, Dec. 10, 1997“Mechanicsburg loses friend in Keller”By Dean ShipleyTelegram Staff WriterIf Mechanicsburg resid...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: May the Force of the New Year be with us

I am not well-versed in the basics or the minutiae of the Star Wars franchise. More than one nephew will cringe to hear that I occasionally confuse St...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog – That stuff in the back of the cupboard

I recently happened across a picture of Esquire shoe polish. The flat, round metal can of pasty cream helped me recall any Saturday night before a Sun...

November 9th, 2015 |  



Mechanicsburg Public Library expanding hours

Expanded hours are coming to the Mechanicsburg Public Library. Jan. 4, 2016, launches expanded hours of Monday through Friday: open at 10 a.m. and clo...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Former resident played with Thorpe

Former resident played with Thorpe

Reprinted from The Telegram, January 27, 1999“Telegram publisher played with Thorpe”By Dean ShipleyTelegram Staff WriterMECHANICSBURG̵...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Ohio attempts to drug test welfare applicants

Ohio legislators recently introduced a bill that would require those seeking government assistance to submit to drug screening and testing.Failing the...

August 17th, 2015 |  


World War veterans reminisced in ’80s

World War veterans reminisced in ’80s

The Telegram, Feb. 9, 1983“Four Area Veterans Recall WWI During Reunion”By Kay Ricketts and Virginia FlemingFour World War I veterans of t...

August 17th, 2015 |  


Farm subsidies a hot-button topic

In a week of blockbuster United States Supreme Court rulings last month that included decisions ranging from gay marriage to voting rights and the Aff...

August 7th, 2015 |  


County fair was top news in 1950

The Daily Telegram, August 11, 1950LOCAL ENTRIES TAKE TOP HONORS AT COUNTY FAIRThe trophy given by the Mechanicsburg FFA for the Grand Champion Pen of...

July 16th, 2015 |  


Garden Club has long history as social club

The Telegram, Sept. 25, 1975“Goshen Garden Club Memories Recalled”With past presidents as special guests, members of the Goshen Garden Clu...

July 2nd, 2015 |