Neighborhood news

April 05, 1998

The Board of County Commissioners will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Brunswick, Md., City Park with citizens of Brunswick for a town meeting.

Governance, planning, economic development, education and finance will be discussed.

For more information or to make special accommodations within 48 hours of the meeting, call 1-301-694-1102 or 1-301-694-1672 TDD.

The staff of the State Historic Preservation Office of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History will visit the Eastern Panhandle April 13 to 17 to host open houses, make site visits and conduct an archaeological excavation as part of the office's outreach efforts.

Open houses are scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. at the following times and places:

* Monday, April 13: Belle Boyd House, 126 E. Race St., Martinsburg, W.Va.

* Tuesday, April 14: Charles Town Library, 200 E. Washington St., Charles Town, W.Va.

* Wednesday, April 15: Town Hall, 1000 Washington St., Harpers Ferry, W.Va.


* Thursday, April 16: Entler Hotel, corner of Princess and German streets, Shepherdstown, W.Va.

Preservation Office staff will also be available to the public from 2 to 5 p.m. April 13 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 at the Belle Boyd House; and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 17 at the Civic Auditorium, Old Charles Town Library.

From April 14-16, the staff will conduct an archaeological excavation at Edgewood Manor in Bunker Hill, W.Va. Local amateur archaeologists are invited to participate.

Anyone interested in visiting or volunteering at the excavation can call Patrick Trader at 1-304-558-0220, Ext. 719, or Lora Lamarre at Ext. 711.

Former U.S. Senator, Senate majority leader and 1996 presidential candidate Bob Dole will give a free public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, in the ballroom of the College Union Building at Gettysburg (Pa.) College.

Dole's appearance is in conjunction with his receiving the Eisenhower Leadership Prize in 1995 from Gettysburg College and its affiliate, The Eisenhower World Affairs Institute.

The prize recognizes a leader who is influential in national and international areas and whose accomplishments reflect Dwight D. Eisenhower's legacy of integrity and leadership.

Past recipients include Gen. Colin Powell, former U.S. President George Bush and international human rights advocate and Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel.

Dole will also meet privately with a group of students during his visit.

For more information, call the college's public relations office at 1-717-337-6800.

The Chambersburg, Pa., Hospital Auxiliary recently purchased a shuttle bus for use by rehabilitation patients.

The bus will help prepare patients for activities of daily living and provide transportation for them to physicians' offices.

The $15,000 donation was funded through auxiliary fund-raisers, including proceeds from the Carousel Gift and Coffee Shops.

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