Neighborhood news

August 30, 1998

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office will host a parent resource program meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the sheriff's office, 7309 Grove Road, Frederick, Md.

The guest speaker will be Officer Ed Turner of the Frederick City Police Department, who will talk about youth gangs.

For information, call Detective Allen Herrmann at 1-301-631-3622.

The Chambersburg Area Republican Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the group's headquarters in the South Gate Mall in Chambersburg, Pa.

A representative of the Republican State Committee will be the speaker.

For information, call President Jeff Conner at 1-717-264-6500 or 1-717-369-3226.

Sen. Timothy R. Ferguson, R-Carroll/Frederick, will host his annual shrimp and chicken buffet fund-raiser on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Woodsboro (Md.) Firehall Community Building on Coppermine Road.

Social hour begins at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m.

U.S. Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, R-Md., will be the keynote speaker.


The cost is $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance.

For tickets or information, call 1-410-876-9048 or fax Ferguson at 1-410-635-2928.

The Franklin County, Pa., Literacy Council is conducting its Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language tutor training course from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 21, 24 and 28, Oct. 1, 5 and 8, at the council office, 338 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa.

Those enrolling in the training workshop must attend a volunteer orientation from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17.

To register or for information, call 1-717-267-2212.

A citizenship class will be taught from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the Waynesboro-area home of Phil Stapleton, a volunteer tutor for the Franklin County (Pa.) Literacy Council.

Immigrants who are permanent residents (with a Green Card) for five years or more or who have been married to an American citizen for three years are eligible to apply for citizenship. Students must be 18 years or older and should be able to read and write English at a basic level.

There is a minimal fee for materials.

To register or for information, call the Literacy Council at 1-717-267-2212 or Stapleton at 1-717-762-8445.

Michael E. Caryl, vice-chairman of the Governor's Commission on Fair Taxation, will outline the commission's report at a meeting of the Berkeley County Taxpayers Association on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in the Martinsburg Room of the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. and Caryl will speak at 6:30 p.m.

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