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Tri-State briefs

December 04, 2002

Salvation Army to salute all veterans on Saturday



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Salvation Army will celebrate a history of service to the nation Saturday, Pearl Harbor Day, at the Chambersburg Wal-Mart.

"We will be honoring all those brave people who have served our nation as part of the military forces, law enforcement and emergency services - people who make our very existence possible," said Capt. John Brooks, commanding officer of the Chambersburg Salvation Army.

Pictures from World War I and II from the Salvation Army National Archives will be on display between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., with a short ceremony at 10 a.m.

The ceremony will feature the Chambersburg Veterans of Foreign Wars honor guard and bugler, the Delta Brass Quintet and a statement from a local World War II prisoner of war.

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"We invite everybody to join with us in paying homage to the spirit of brotherhood that causes a person to risk their life for his fellow man," Brooks said.

For more information about Salvation Army programs, call 717-264-6169.




Glenn re-elected as school board president



WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Larry Glenn was elected to a third term as president of the Waynesboro Area School Board Tuesday night.

Glenn, a seven-year board veteran, replaced Robert Ternes as president two years ago.

Stan Barkdoll was re-elected vice president.

Glenn and Barkdoll will serve one-year terms.

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