Tri-State briefs

April 06, 2011

Efforts made to start Civitan Club in Chambersburg
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Chambersburg Area Civitan Club will hold an organizational meeting in an effort to form a new Civitan Club in the Chambersburg area.
The meeting will be held at Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St., from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday. A light lunch will be served, and there is no charge for first-time attendees who wish to learn about Civitan.
Civitan clubs provide a great deal of service to their communities with emphasis on aid to people with developmental disabilities, youth leadership development, and good citizenship, the news release stated.
For more information, contact Sandy Horner at 717-491-4593 or Joe and Jo Ann O’Toole at 717-762-9247 or
Candidate withdraws bid for school board
A list of school board candidates in Franklin County, Pa., that appeared in Sunday’s Herald-Mail on page A9 included John H. Ireton-Hewitt.
Ireton-Hewitt withdrew his petition for Region Seven of the Chambersburg Area School Board, according to the Franklin County Board of Elections.

Volunteers sought for annual W.Va. highway cleanup
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Volunteers are being sought for West Virginia’s annual Adopt-A-Highway Statewide Cleanup.
The Department of Environmental Protection said the cleanup will be held April 30.
Individuals, families, churches, schools, businesses, civic organizations, government agencies and communities can volunteer to pick up trash along state-maintained roads. Interstates and private roads cannot be adopted for cleanup.
Trash collected during the cleanup will be disposed of by the state.
The deadline to register is April 23.
For more information, go to

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