Franklin County briefs

June 03, 2011

Public meeting scheduled about comprehensive plan

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Franklin County, Pa., is in the process of updating its comprehensive plan, a document that outlines future planning goals and objectives.

The plan addresses land use, transportation, community facilities, housing, recreation, open space, natural resources and economic development.

 Franklin County experienced a 15.7 percent increase in population from 2000 to 2010, according to a news release. The comprehensive plan is a tool to manage that growth.

A public meeting about the comprehensive plan is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, June 9, in the conference room of the Franklin County Administrative Annex at 218 North Second St. in Chambersburg.

For more information, contact the Franklin County Planning Department at 717-261-3855. Information about the comprehensive plan is available on the county's website at

Waynesboro's classic car and truck show to be held Saturday

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — From a 1957 Chevrolet to a hot-rod Lincoln, Waynesboro's classic car and truck show features a lineup of restored vintage vehicles on Saturday, June 25.

The show, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is sponsored by Mainstreet Waynesboro Inc. and hosted by the Appalachian Golden Classics and Cumberland Valley Rod & Custom Club. Spectator admission is free.

Show vehicles will be parked along Main Street in downtown Waynesboro, which will be closed to traffic from Potomac to Walnut streets.

In addition to the classic cars, downtown merchants are planning sidewalk sales and special promotions, and food vendors will be set up around Center Square.

The show is open to all cars, trucks and street rods dating to 1982 or earlier. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 entries, and trophies awarded to the top 40 vehicles, along with special awards for Mayor's Choice, Longest Distance, Host's Choice and Best in Show.

Alcohol, smoking, skateboards and bicycles are prohibited during the event.

A free Navy Cruisers concert will be held at 6 p.m. at Renfrew Park.

Registration for the car show will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and is $12 per vehicle. Advance registration is $10.

For more information or to register, contact Bobby Etter at 717-762-2446 or the Mainstreet Waynesboro Inc. office at 717-762-0397. Registration forms are available at

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