Tri-State briefs

June 06, 2011

Comprehensive plan meeting set for Thursday

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 Thursday at 6 p.m. in the conference room of the Franklin County Administrative Annex at 218 N. Second St. in Chambersburg.

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

Airlift Wing hosting fun run to benefit air show

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The 167th Airlift Wing’s 5K fun run will be Saturday at 9 a.m. at the base.
The 3.1-mile course includes on- and off-road surfaces, with the final stretch heading down the taxiway to a C-5 aircraft at the finish line.

Race-day registration begins at 7 a.m. and costs $30. The first 300 registrants will receive a free T-shirt.

Proceeds from the race will support the Kids Village at the 2011 Thunder Over the Blue Ridge Open House and Air Show, which in turn benefits the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle.

For more information, call Senior Master Sgt. Todd Kirkwood at 304-616-5373 or go to

Car, truck show slated for June 25

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — From a 1957 Chevrolet to a hot-rod Lincoln, Waynesboro’s classic car-and-truck show will feature 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 will be 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.

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

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

For more information or to register, call 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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