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Pennsylvania briefs

June 13, 2013

Pa. YMCA to host first Bargain Bazaar

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — The Waynesboro Area YMCA is looking for people who want to set up yard sale tables at its inaugural Bargain Bazaar on June 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event offers the chance to sell crafts and gently-used items with portions of the proceeds benefitting various YMCA programs, including child watch, all-day child care, Y’s Nest Preschool, before- and after-school child care and special events and programs.

To reserve a spot at the event, contact the YMCA by Saturday at 717-762-6012. For more information, call and ask for Tanja or Amanda.    

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Event sponsors include Angie Alexander, Independent Distributor with “It Works! Global;” Susan Bowman, certified independent Scentsy consultant; Pampered Chef; Miche Bags by Kandis 50 percent to Child Care, 50 percent to Red Cross Oklahoma Disaster Relief Fund; Art in Stiches Gift Shop; Thirty One Gifts;

Threads of Peace Quilting and Premier Design Jewelry, Jackie Rinehart, Independent Consultant.

Participating food vendors include Kona Ice, Waynesboro Area Senior High School Band Auxiliary, Smokin’ D’s Roadhouse Barbeque and Antietam Dairy.

Volunteers needed for library remodeling project

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — The Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library needs volunteers next week to get the remodeling project to the next stage.

On Monday and Tuesday, adults with tools are needed to bring furniture out of storage and to assemble shelving. From Wednesday to Saturday, help is needed to move books from the current adult area to temporary shelving at the front of the library. Help also will be needed to move shelving as it is cleared.

A person-to-person book chain will be used to deliver the books from their current location to their new temporary locations on the following dates: Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.; and Friday from 9 to 11 a.m.

If able to help, call 717-597-7920.

Franklin Co. reports few weather-related calls

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Despite the severity of the brief storms this morning, the Franklin County (Pa.) 911 Center reported few weather-related calls.

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is disseminating information saying Franklin County is at risk for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain throughout the day, according to Meghan O’Brien, assistant director of the Franklin County Department of Emergency Services.

Using AccuWeather forecasts, PEMA estimates rain amounts from 1 to 2 inches, she said.

The National Weather Service put Franklin and Fulton counties under a flood watch until 8 p.m.

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