Tri-State briefs

October 03, 2006

Pa. Dems to host monthly breakfast

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin County Democratic Party will hold its monthly Democratic Breakfast on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Ryans Restaurant, 1635 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg.

All interested supporters of the Democratic Party are invited to attend. There will be no formal program or speeches; rather it is an opportunity to meet other area Democrats, discuss issues and candidates, and learn more about the party and its activities, in a casual, relaxed atmosphere.

The price is $6.95 per adult for a breakfast buffet. Contributions to the Franklin County Democratic Party or to candidates are appreciated.

To attend, contact Willa Jessee at or 717-530-0167 by Thursday.

All Democrats interested in volunteering on Election Day are encouraged to attend the Every Voter Counts Election Day Training Workshop on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at party headquarters at 85 N. Main Street, Chambersburg.


Those planning to attend should register online at or by calling 717-830-0622 by Wednesday.

Watershed meeting slated for Oct. 18

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Antietam Watershed Association will hold its quarterly meeting Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Washington Township meeting room on South Welty Road, east of Waynesboro.

Mike Christopher, Washington Township manager, will speak about building regulations and ordinances. This will be a great opportunity to ask Christopher questions in an informal setting.

For more information, call 717-762-9417 or visit the Web site at

Input sought on names for new W.Va. schools

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The superintendent of Jefferson County Schools is seeking the community's input to help decide the name, mascot and colors for the county's new high school, which is under construction, and the new middle school, which is the Ninth Grade Complex for Jefferson High School.

Anyone interested in being a part of the committee is asked to attend the committee's first meeting on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Ninth Grade Complex.

The committee is open to school employees, students, area residents and anyone else interested in the project.

The committee is scheduled to have its work completed by the end of the year.

For more information, call Ralph Dinges, chairman of the high school committee, at 304-728-4518, or Ann Workman at 304-725-7821 for the middle school committee.

Library to host 80th birthday banquet

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Martinsburg Public Library and the GFWC Women's Club of Martinsburg will host a celebration banquet Oct. 13 to honor the 80 years of service of the library to the community.

Guest speakers include library users from the many generations who have used the library since it opened in 1926.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Shenandoah Hotel.

Tickets cost $25 and are on sale at the library and seating is limited. For more information, call 304-267-8933 and ask for Keith Hammersla or Carolyn Leporini.

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