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Pennsylvania briefs

January 10, 2013

Starliper to run for third mayoral term

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Richard A. Starliper has announced he is running for a third term as mayor of Waynesboro.

Starliper, a Republican, took office in 2005. He served on the Waynesboro Borough Council for 14 years before becoming mayor, and he served as personnel committee chairman, vice president and president of council, according to a news release.

Starliper, 75, of West Third Street, served on the Waynesboro Borough Authority for seven years and on the Board of Health for more than five years, according to the release.

The mayor’s position is a four-year term, and the person in that role oversees the Waynesboro Police Department.

Pennsylvania’s primary election will be May 21. The municipal election is scheduled for Nov. 5.

Career and Technology Center students earn awards

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Students from the Franklin County (Pa.) Career and Technology Center earned awards at the annual district Distributive Education Clubs of America competition on Dec. 20 at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Harrisburg, Pa.

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Distributive Education Clubs of America, an association made up of marketing and distribution students, is a career and technical student organization designed to enhance specific career objectives in marketing, management, business and distribution.

Franklin County Career and Technology Center students winning awards were:

  • Eddie Sigler, a senior from Greencastle, Pa., first place in job interview.
  • Marshall Mentzer, an junior from Greencastle, first place in logistics.
  • Shaylin Deardorff, a senior from Greencastle, second place in logistics.
  • Seth Horst, a senior from Chambersburg, Pa., third place in business services marketing.
  • Brandon Krauss, a senior from Greencastle, third place in logistics.
  • Morgan Green, an junior from the Tuscarora School District, fourth place in principles of marketing.
  • Joel Garrett, a senior from Shippensburg, Pa., fourth place in logistics.

Sigler, Mentzer and Deardorff have earned the opportunity to attend the DECA State Competition on Feb. 27 in Hershey, Pa.

Franklin County Graziers, Penn State Extension winter meeting to be held at church

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The winter meeting hosted by the Franklin County (Pa.) Graziers and Penn State Extension will be Tuesday, Jan, 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Solomon’s Lutheran Church at 4856 Wayne Ave. in Chambersburg.

Topics will include manure management manual updates, grazing behavior, pasture biodiversity and an on-farm testimonial from one of the Franklin County Graziers.

Speakers will include Kathy Soder of the USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Phil Risser of the Franklin County Graziers and Jennifer Bratthauar of the Penn State Extension.

Registration costs $17 per person, which includes lunch. The registration deadline is Tuesday.

For more information or to register, call the Penn State Extension in Franklin County at 717-263-9226.

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