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Neighborhood news for Aug. 7

August 06, 2000

Neighborhood news for Aug. 7



4-H Round-Up today

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Various 4-H clubs from throughout Franklin County will participate in the 4-H Round-Up and Day Camp at the Franklin County Fairgrounds today from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., said Anna Umbreit of the Franklin County Extension.

Workshop topics include "Awesome Ecosystem," "Super Snailing," "Flower Power," and "Animal Antics." The summer Round-Up is a competition where various projects that 4-H members have completed are judged. This year, projects have been entered in 16 categories, including: microwave cooking, art, sewing, macram stools, glass etching, cake decorating and bug collecting.

Lead removal tour is scheduled

LETTERKENNY, Pa. - Letterkenny Army Depot will conduct a tour for the Restoration Advisory Board and interested public members at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, starting from Building 10.

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The tour includes the ongoing removal at the Open Vehicle Storage Area and future soil removals at Lot 48 and the Truck Open Storage Area. Other areas on the tour include sites that are undergoing environmental investigations under the Base Realignment and Closure process at Letterkenny and the ongoing dye tracing study,

Organizers ask those interested to contact the Letterkenny Public Affairs Office at 717-267-5102.

Underwood appointments are made

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Cecil Underwood has made three recent reappointments to West Virginia boards. Two Martinsburg residents and a Kearneysville resident were appointed.

Michael J. Zagarella of Martinsburg, W.Va., was appointed to the Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The audiologist's term ends June 30, 2003.

Charles Fritsch of Martinsburg, W.Va., was appointed to the Center for Professional Development. His term ends June 30, 2001.

Dorothy McGhee of Kearneysville, W.Va., was appointed to the West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority. Her term ends June 30, 2007.

Overington to hold town meetings

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - West Virginia Del. John Overington, R-Berkeley, will hold two Town Meetings on Saturday, Aug. 12.

The first will be at the Marlowe Ruritan building from 10-11:30 a.m. There will be a ceremony to honor the late Jim Webber for his work in getting the curve at Grade Road improved. Topics for the meeting include education, roads, taxes, crime and school safety. To get to the Marlowe Ruritan building, turn off W.Va. 11 North onto Broad Lane. The Ruritan building is on the right.

The second will be at the Baker Heights Volunteer Fire Department from 1-2:30 p.m. Discussion topics include education, roads, taxes, bar and strip clubs and legislation approved during the last regular session of the Legislature.

Del. Overington asks those interested to contact him at 304-274-1791 for more information.

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