Neighborhood News

September 13, 1998

State Rep. Jeffrey Coy, D-Franklin, will host neighborhood meetings in Chambersburg, Pa., Fayetteville, Pa., and Shippensburg, Pa., this month.

Residents are invited to share their thoughts on education, crime, taxes, roads, jobs and any other concerns at the meetings.

The schedule is as follows:

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Chambersburg: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Eugene C. Clark Jr. Community Center, 235 S. Third St.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Shippensburg: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Shippensburg Community Center, 115 N. Fayette St.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Fayetteville: 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, at Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department; and 7:30 p.m. that day at Penn National Golf Course pavilion.

Shepherd College will host the Board of Directors of the State College System of West Virginia on Tuesday for its board meeting on the campus in Shepherdstown, W.Va.


At 8:30 a.m., College President David Dunlop will give the board a tour of the Robert C. Byrd Science and Technology Center. At 9:15 a.m., faculty, staff and students will make presentations to the board in the Storer Ballroom in the College Center. Board committee meetings will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the College Center.

A noon business meeting in the ballroom will include an update on a legislative higher education governance structure study and a report on a study released by the Education Alliance that concludes that West Virginia's college and university teacher education graduates were confident about the preparation they received.

A drug awareness training seminar will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at AB&C Group's Elaine Looney Training Center in Ranson, W.Va.

As part of the company's community outreach program, AB&C will join forces with the Ranson Police Department and the Clean Focus Coalition to present the free evening of drug awareness training. The seminar, conducted by Jefferson County's Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) officer James Knott, will teach parents the warning signs of drug use and the types of illegal substances that are prominent in the area.

The meeting will also feature a video titled, "Trip Through the Land of Decisions and Choices" that shows viewers what it is like to take a "trip" on a mind-altering drug.

Signs will be posted to direct people to the correct entrance.

Those interested in attending can call Pamela at 1-304-725-7050, Ext. 270.

A town meeting is scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Central Presbyterian Church's Friendship Hall on Memorial Square in Chambersburg, Pa. Attendants should use the entrance at 40 Lincoln Way West.

The purpose of the semiannual event is to provide an update on downtown revitalization projects under way and those planned for the future. There will be an opportunity to discuss efforts to promote business retention and recruitment, commercial job-creating investment and heritage tourism.

For information, call Paul E. Cullinane Jr. at 1-717-264-7101.

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