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Franklin County briefs

May 27, 2009

Northside Pool to be closed this weekend

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Northside Pool in Waynesboro will be closed this weekend so it can be drained and patched again.

Borough Manager Lloyd Hamberger said the municipal pool's issues developed last weekend, which was the opening weekend for the season.

"We patched it (earlier), but apparently some of the patches didn't hold and came up," Hamberger said.

Poor weather and the amount of work necessitate keeping the pool closed to the public temporarily, he said.

Opening weekend was a week early this year because of the date on which Memorial Day fell.

Deadline to enter dairy princess pageant extended

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The deadline to enter the Franklin County Dairy Princess Pageant has been extended to June 1.

The Franklin County dairy industry is seeking candidates to serve as county dairy princess for a one-year period beginning at the end of June.

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Any single young woman from a dairy background or with an interest in the dairy industry is eligible for consideration.

The 2009-10 Franklin County Dairy Princess will be selected on June 20 during a contest at the Kauffman Community Center.

The 2009-10 princess will make many appearances at schools, malls and grocery stores, and have the opportunity to speak to civic clubs, senior citizens groups, farm and nonfarm audiences, and to appear on television and radio. In addition, she will represent the dairy industry in parades, at fairs and at the Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Pageant in Camp Hill in September.

Anyone interested in entering the Franklin County Dairy Princess contest may contact Linda Grove at 717-532-9114 or via e-mail at gro6milk@hotmail.com; or Patty Hege at 717-375-2811 or 717-729-6306.

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