Community briefs

September 22, 1998

Board of Ed meeting tonight

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The Jefferson County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. today at the board office, 110 Mordington Ave., Charles Town, to review a student matter in executive session.

The board will also discuss a personnel issue and land acquisition in executive session.

Preschool forum set for tonight

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - "Is Five Too Late?" a public forum on preschool programs for West Virginia 3- and 4-year-olds, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Reynolds Hall on the Shepherd College campus in Shepherdstown.

The forum is one of seven being held throughout the state this month. Input from the meetings will be used to develop recommendations to the governor and Legislature about preschool standards and funding.



Watersheds topic of public meeting

FREDERICK, Md. - A public meeting to discuss the condition of Central Maryland watersheds will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the first-floor public hearing room of Winchester Hall in Frederick.

The priority watersheds that have been identified as needing restoration are Seneca Creek, the Lower and Upper Monocacy rivers, Catoctin Creek and Antietam Creek.

For information, call the Maryland Department of Natural Resources at 1-410-260-8708.

Open house set

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - State Rep. Jeffrey Coy, D-Franklin, will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at his recently opened campaign headquarters, 20 W. King St., Shippensburg.

The office will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

The office can be reached by calling 1-717-530-2094 or faxing 1-717-530-2095. The address is Jeff Coy Committee, 20 W. King St., Shippensburg, Pa. 17257.

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