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Community briefs 10/15

October 15, 1998

 

School violence forum tonight

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A public forum on school violence will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at James Rumsey Technical Institute on W.Va. 9 west of Martinsburg.

Attending the forum will be local, state and federal representatives.

For more information, call Robin Danfelt at 1-304-754-8178.

Groundbreaking ceremony set

LIBERTYTOWN, Md. - A groundbreaking ceremony for Liberty Village, Maryland's first cohousing community, will be at 4 p.m. Friday next to Libertytown Community Park.

Berkeley County hosting CROP Walk

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Berkeley County CROP Walk against world hunger will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at War Memorial Park on Tennessee Avenue in Martinsburg.

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Proceeds from the walk will be donated to Church World Service, which provides food, health supplies and blankets to needy persons worldwide. Twenty-five percent of the money raised will stay in Berkeley County and go to the Community Christian Action Project.

Pledge sheets are available at Otterbein United Methodist Church, 547 N. Queen St., Martinsburg. Donations may be brought to the park on Sunday or sent to the Berkeley County CROP Walk, P.O. Box 2378, Martinsburg, W.Va. 25402.

The 5K route will begin at War Memorial Park, go south on Tennessee Avenue, east on Burke Street, south on Queen Street, west on King Street, north on Delaware Avenue and end back at the park.

Road to be closed during repairs

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - East Burke Street in Martinsburg will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to allow CSX to work on the railroad underpass.

Alternative routes will be posted in the area for vehicular traffic.

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