Pennsylvania briefs

September 16, 2010

15th annual Crab Feast to be held rain or shine Saturday

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The 15th annual Crab Feast hosted by Downtown Chambersburg Inc. will be held rain or shine Saturday, Sept. 25, from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at the AMVETS picnic pavilion, 750 Fifth Ave.

The feast will begin at 3 p.m. and food will be served at 5 p.m. Tickets include barbecue chicken and "the fixins," catered by Main Street Deli, and all-you-can-eat hardshell crabs from Crab Alley Seafood.

Tickets are available by Sept. 23 at the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 717-264-7101. Cost per ticket is $38 for adults and $12 for those 12 and younger.

Proceeds are used for downtown revitalization projects.

Habitat, Trinity Lutheran collecting books for sixth annual book sale

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- The sixth annual used book sale sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County and Trinity Lutheran Church of Greencastle will be Nov. 4 to 6, at Trinity Lutheran Church on Jason Drive.


All proceeds from the sale will be given to Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County and other local charities.

Hardcover and paperbacks to be donated can be dropped off at the following:


o Habitat for Humanity office, 23 N. Third St. (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon)

o Sunnyway Foods, Warm Spring Road

o Wolf's Furniture, 480 Gateway Ave. (customer service desk)


o Trinity Lutheran Church, 1186 Jason Drive, Greencastle (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon)

o Sunnyway Foods, North Antrim Way


o Office of Charles Strausbaugh, Walnut and Second streets


oFood Lion

Book collection will continue until Oct. 23.

Organizers said they cannot accept Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias, textbooks, or any books that smell musty or smoky.

For more information, call 717-597-9348 or 717-267-1899.

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