The desire to serve extends beyond firefighting for members of Vigilant Hose Co. That’s why they set aside a portion of the proceeds from their weekly bingo games to benefit the less fortunate in the Shippensburg community. This year, those funds went to the Toys for Tots drive sponsored by the Landis-McCleaf Detachment of the Marine Corps League in Chambersburg.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), September and October are the peak months for fires in dormitory housing in the United States.
Phase 2 of Shippensburg University’s new student housing project is well under way, with three residence halls demolished in the last several weeks and still another to be torn down this spring. The second phase kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony on Feb.
Shippensburg University students are one step closer to being able to pursue a bachelor’s degree in international studies. The SU Council of Trustees approved the creation of the major, tentatively scheduled to begin this fall, at its March 15 meeting.