Neighborhood News

September 15, 1998

The Berkeley County Planetarium at Hedgesville (W.Va.) High School will offer a program titled "Observing a Close Conjunction of the Moon with Venus" at 4:30 p.m. today and at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The program is free and open to the public. Staff development credit is available to teachers.

For information, call Elizabeth Wasiluk, planetarium director, at 1-304-754-3354.

A training session for Franklin County Republican Committee members will be at 7 p.m. today at Republican headquarters at South Gate Mall in Chambersburg, Pa.

Refreshments will be served.

For information, call Twigg at 1-717-263-7999.

The Franklin County Republican Committee will hold a leadership committee meeting at 7 a.m. Wednesday at Republican headquarters at South Gate Mall in Chambersburg, Pa.

For information, call Allen Twigg at 1-717-263-7999.

The Restoration Advisory Board of Letterkenny Army Depot will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the conference room in Building 522 at Letterkenny in Chambersburg, Pa.


Updates will be given on current environmental issues regarding the Base Realignment and Closure process at Letterkenny and reuse activities occurring with the Letterkenny Industrial Development Authority.

For information, call 1-717-267-5102.

Citizens, businesses and lawn care services who wish to dispose of yard waste can do so in biodegradable bags at two dropoff sites provided by the City of Martinsburg, W.Va.:

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Public Works facility on Boston Street in Martinsburg, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Recycling Center on Stephen Street in Martinsburg, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

From Monday, Oct. 5, to Monday, Nov. 30, leaves and yard waste may be bagged and placed on curbs for pickup by city crews. Pickups must be scheduled by calling 1-304-264-2126. Leaves must be bagged in biodegradable compost bags.

The bags are available at City Hall in Martinsburg at a cost of $2 for 10 bags. They are also available at various grocery stores.

Residents are discouraged from raking leaves to the curb or within city street rights of way to prevent clogging storm sewers during rainstorms.

The Republican Association of Berkeley County will hold a campaign reception and dinner on Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Inwood Eatery on U.S. 11 South in Inwood, W.Va.

The reception will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m.

Reception tickets are $60 per person and include dinner. Tickets for dinner alone cost $15 per person.

For information, call Greg Ahalt at 1-304-264-0700; Kimbus White at 1-304-263-8840; Bill Newbraugh at 1-304-267-7155 or 1-304-267-8994; Donnie Shoemaker at 1-304-263-8529; Larry Faircloth at 1-304-229-3193; Dr. James Bernard Hutzler at 1-304-267-2389; Charles Bain at 1-304-229-5505; Steve Teufel at 1-304-229-2582; Dottie Markley Edwards at 1-304-267-9722; Gene Leonard at 1-304-264-0000 or 1-304-263-2898; or Paul Zimmerman at 1-304-258-2122.

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