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Pennsylvania briefs

June 08, 2011

Program set on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — The Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a presentation about Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling during its luncheon at noon Wednesday, June 15, at the VFW, 20 Veterans Way, in Mercersburg.

The luncheon will cover the economic, environmental and community impacts, according to a news release.

The presentation is by Timothy W. Kelsey, a professor of agricultural economics at Penn State University. As state program leader for economic and community development, he provides statewide leadership for Cooperative Extension programs focused on place-based economic development, leadership development, community decision making, and community-based agricultural development.

RSVPs are required for the Chamber lunch. Call 717-328-5827 or email mgordon@tachamber.org by 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, for a guaranteed seat.

A lunch will be served, and $5 cash is due upon entry to member and nonmember alike.



Penn State Mont Alto STIHL TIMBERSPORTS events to be televised

MONT ALTO, Pa. — ESPNU has announced the air dates for its coverage of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS events held at Penn State Mont Alto, according to a news release from the college.

The campus hosted the Collegiate and Professional Mid-Atlantic Qualifiers in April. To view the broadcasts, tune into ESPNU as follows:

  • Friday, July 8, 2011 — 6:30 to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, July 8, 2011 — 11:30 p.m. to midnight
  • Sunday, July 10, 2011 — 10:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Sunday, July 17, 2011 — 9:30 to 10 a.m.
  • Sunday, July 31, 2011 — 8:30 to 9 a.m.

For news and video on all the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series competitions, visit www.STIHLTIMBERSPORTS.US.

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