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Community comes together to ‘Save our Smalls’

NEVER ALONE: Small businesses have definitely taken a hit financially in the passing year and because of that, S.O.S is trying to give back at least some of what that last year has taken. These are a few of the small businesses that S.O.S has donated to recently holding their $300 donation, including Pat Craig Studios, Anahata yoga and Exquisite Chocolates of Carlisle.
January 22, 2021

This pandemic has affected everyone by some means, some more than others. Small businesses are one of the largest communities affected, 55% of small businesses they wouldn't survive if sales stopped for...

Nourishing the community: The role of the local food bank during the pandemic

WORKING TOGETHER: Volunteers at the Project SHARE's warehouse package fruits and vegetables for the families they serve. Since the pandemic started, the food bank has seen an 18% increase in households served.
December 1, 2020

With a pandemic comes privation, an unfortunate state of lacking essentials like food and utilities. Where do people turn when they don’t have the financials to fully support their family after getting...

CASD students earn national Scholastic recognition

Lamberton Middle School student Ella Shatz designed and created five hand-thrown teapots. Each teapot was glazed in a different color and displayed together as one work of art.
March 24, 2020

Congratulations to the following CASD students for being recognized by the national Scholastic Art and Writing competition! Ella Shatz  (LMS, Grade 8) – Gold Medal for art Brayden Burge (WMS,...

Packing up: the struggle to say goodbye

The boxes are packed, the furniture's loaded--the annual process of War College families moving in and out of the Carlisle area will soon be upon us.  But how does it feel to be the one staying behind and saying goodbye?
March 11, 2020

As soldiers from the Army War College begin to get their orders, kids of the soldiers, commonly called military brats, are already preparing to deal with losing their friends and having to make new ones,...

A bittersweet goodbye: Pie Haus leaves Carlisle

The darkened doors of the former Pie Haus sit waiting for new ownership.  Pie Haus closed for business on Feb 8 due to military relocation.
February 25, 2020

In such a small town such as Carlisle, there are many intimate gatherings that celebrate the community and its successes, many of which include food. Carlisle’s very own Pie Haus, a cafe-like bakery...

Best to be flexible? The pros and cons of FID (Editorial Face-Off)

Layers of snow and ice cover a local road. When inclement weather makes travel to and from school impossible, is it better to use a Flexible Instruction Day that day or a snow make-up day later in the year? Our two Editors-in-Chief debate this very question.
January 29, 2020

With the possibility of impending weather coming this evening, check out our thoughts on the new Flexible Instruction Days (FID) in this student editorial face-off. For more general information about...

Mt. Fuji: Sampling the overlooked gem of North Hanover Street

Mt. Fuji has a variety of food to please all people including vegetarian and vegan options.  This Asian restaurant was has been a long time established restaurant but has recently been gaining a lot of popularity.
October 7, 2019

Carlisle, Pennsylvania is known for its iconic Greek-owned restaurants such as the Hamilton, North Hanover Grille and The Rustic Tavern but lately, another Carlisle staple is stealing the show from these...

May Athlete of the Month: Cameron Fay

Cameron Fay controlls the ball in a game during the 2019 season.  Fay competed on varsity as a sophomore.
May 15, 2019

The May Athlete of the Month is sophomore lacrosse attacker Cameron Fay.  Fay is a varsity player who has played midfield along with attack in his high school career.  Fay has also played soccer for...

Spring Sports Scores

Kayla Reifsteck retrieves the ball in the girls lacrosse game against Central Dauphin East on Apr 8.
April 11, 2019

Baseball: 03/26/19 Carlisle - 5 vs. Chambersburg - 3 03/27/19 Carlisle - 2 vs. Mifflin County - 6 03/29/19 Carlisle - 9 vs. Southwestern - 11 04/02/19 Carlisle - 0 vs. Central Dauphin - 2 04/04/19...

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