Pennsylvania briefs

April 19, 2012

'Waynesboro's Got Talent' scheduled for Saturday

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — “Waynesboro’s Got Talent” returns this weekend with 23 acts featuring youths singing, dancing and showing off their other skills.

The third annual talent show will be Saturday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Waynesboro Area Senior High School. Tickets, which are $5 each, are available at the Greater Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce or at the door.

Proceeds benefit the Communities That Care organization.

Trophies will be awarded for elementary-age children, as well as those in middle and high schools. An additional trophy will be awarded to group acts.


Last year’s winners are prohibited from competing again in an attempt to give more opportunities to other children. Previous winner Maggie Dennis will provide entertainment toward the event’s conclusion.

Pa. animal shelter to host ‘5K9’ Run and Whisker Walk

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter will host a “5K9” Run and one-mile Whisker Walk on Friday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the future home of the shelter at 5051 Letterkenny Road West.

Registration will be from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with the run beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Whisker Walk will start at 7 p.m., and an awards ceremony will be held at 7:45 p.m.

The registration cost is $25 for those who register by today, and  $30 thereafter. The registration cost for the Whisker Walk is $10.

Those who register by today will receive a T-shirt. T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for participants who register after today.

Proceeds will benefit the shelter’s Rallying to Relocate capital campaign.

For more information, call the shelter at 717-263-5791 or go to

Wilson to hold information session on master’s program

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Wilson College will host an information session about a new master’s degree program on Tuesday, May 1, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Norland Hall.

Anyone interested in getting a master’s degree in the humanities may come to the session, where application packets will be available, and Michael Cornelius, director of the program, will be on hand to answer questions.

The new program will begin enrolling students in the fall.

For more information or to register for the session, send an email to or go to

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