Tri-State briefs - Oct. 26

October 25, 2012

Berkeley Co. Sheriffs Assoc. to hold all-you-can-eat pancake feed

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Berkeley County Deputy Sheriffs Association will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake feed Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon at James Rumsey Technical Institute at 3274 Hedgesville Road near Hedgesville, W.Va.

Tickets for the event are $6 for adults, with children younger than 6 admitted free. Carry-out orders can be placed for $5.

Each ticket purchased will include a chance to win a $500 gift card, according to the nonprofit organization.

Menu items include pancakes, eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, fried potatoes, toast, coffee and tea.

The event helps raise money for deputy sheriffs association-supported organizations such as Shenandoah Women’s Shelter, Shop with a Cop, Little League and individuals displaced from their homes due to fire, according to the organization.

Mercersburg's halloween parade will be Monday

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — The 70th annual Mercersburg Halloween parade will be Monday at 8 p.m.

In case of bad weather, the parade will be held Tuesday.

Temporary parking regulations will be in place, including no parking on the entire square or south side of West Seminary Street starting Sunday at 9 a.m. Bleachers will be set up there for the parade.

The community’s trick-or-treat will be Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m.


Waynesboro School District to hold auction

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — A scroll saw, glass cutter and 20 cafeteria tables are on the list of surplus equipment being sold Saturday, Nov. 3, by the Waynesboro Area School District during an auction.

The auction will be held rain or shine at Fairview Elementary School at 9 a.m.

Auctioneer Robert S. Benchoff has a list of items posted at

“There are some wood tools — two planers, a table saw, joiners, radial arm saw,” said Dwight Needham, facilities director for the district.

The tools came from technology education classes and several electric stoves from family and consumer sciences classes, Needham said.

The Lincoln Intermediate Unit might send additional items, Needham said.

The school district will receive all proceeds, except 15 percent for Benchoff’s fee. It asks that buyers try to haul items away the day of the auction.

SimMan newest addition at Fulton Co. Medical Center

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — Fulton County (Pa.) Medical Center Educational Services recently announced its newest “staff member,” SimMan.

Donated from the CHART Institute, Fulton County Medical Center’s liability insurance carrier, the simulator gives the department a boost in promoting patient safety, according to a medical center news release.

SimMan is the world’s most widely used advanced patient simulator. It has played a significant role in the increase of training as an approach to promote patient safety and help improve patient outcomes.

SimMan Essential is a realistic, full-body adult, wireless patient simulator with advanced clinical functionality to teach critical skills. With simplicity of use being a fundamental principle of its design, both novice and experienced instructors can take full advantage of the benefits of simulation.

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