Tri-state briefs

July 17, 2002

Actor to portray biblical characters at Pa. church

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Christian actor Frank Harvey will portray a series of biblical characters to make the Scripture come alive at St. Paul United Methodist Church July 27 and 28.

After being ordained in the Methodist Church, church leaders urged Harvey to remain in the field of drama.

In 1975, Frank and Hazel Harvey founded "The Living Word Passion Play," which is still presented three months each summer in an outdoor theater in Cambridge, Ohio.

Harvey has performed throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, presenting numerous biblical characters, including King David, Pilate and Judas.

On July 27 at 7 p.m., he will present "Judas."

On July 28, at 8:15, 9:30 and 11 a.m., he will perform "Moses and the Ten Commandments." Also that day at 3 p.m., he will present "Christ and the Sermon on the Mount."

There is no admission, but a freewill offering will be collected. A nursery will be provided.


St. Paul United Methodist Church is located at 750 Norland Ave., Chambersburg. For more information, call 1-717-267-3085.

Males needed for 'Chorus Line' auditions

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Apollo Civic Theatre is having its final auditions for "A Chorus Line" on Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Saturday's audition is for males only; all of the female roles have been filled. Male singers and dancers ages 16 to 45 are needed.

For more information, call 1-304-263-6766 today through Friday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Pa. library hosts ice cream social, book sale

BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - The Blue Ridge Summit Library, founded in 1922, will celebrate 80 years of service at its 26th annual Ice Cream Social and Book Sale Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the library, 15055 Summit Plaza.

More than 1,000 books will be for sale. Other features will include ice cream, food, music and fire truck rides courtesy of the Fountaindale Fire Department.

A white elephant sale will include library T-shirts, tote bags, art prints, Christmas ornaments and wood block replicas.

Music will be provided by the Wayne Band from 11 a.m. to noon, the Dusty Valley Pickers from 12:15 to 1 p.m. and the Blue Ridge String Band from 1 to 3 p.m.

Admission is free. Proceeds will benefit the library.

LeMaster named to county nursing position

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Sandra LeMaster has been named nurse director for clinical services in Berkeley County, the county Health Department and Board of Health announced.

LeMaster brings 38 years of nursing experience to the position, including eight years as a public health nurse.

She has served as president of the West Virginia Public Health Association and is currently serving as the group's secretary. She is also chairwoman of the advisory committee for Panhandle Home Health.

Lemaster also serves as the parish nurse for Hedgesville (W.Va.) United Methodist Church.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce has new office hours.

The Chamber office, at 198 Viking Way, is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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