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NEWS
April 2, 1998
Detrick board meeting today FREDERICK, Md. - The Fort Detrick Environmental Restoration Advisory Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. today in conference room three of the Gooloe E. Byron Building (810). Douglas T. Scarborough, who is in charge of projects for the U.S. Army Environmental Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, will give a briefing on Technical Assistance for Public Participation, a new Department of Defense program. Thomas P. Meyer, project manager for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Baltimore District, will give an update on the status of actions in the remedial investigation and the results of the latest geophysical studies.
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NEWS
February 13, 2002
Chambersburg council reallocates funds By STACEY DANZUSO chbbureau@innernet.net CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Chambersburg Borough Council went along with a recommendation Tuesday to reallocate most of $80,000 in grant money to make downtown sidewalks handicapped-accessible and continue the historic preservation of the Capitol Theatre. Last month, 10 groups asked for more than four times the available funding for various projects. Council reallocated the money from the 1997 Small Cities Community Development Block Grant awards because the original recipient, Building Our Pride in Chambersburg, will be unable to use it before the June 3 deadline.
NEWS
by KATE S. ALEXANDER | January 28, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - Who was on first, What covered second and I-Don't-Know played third base, yet everyone who came to the plate for Saturday's "Salute to Sports & Recreation" at the Capitol Theatre in Chambersburg batted a thousand with the almost packed house. "I think (the show) is terrific," said Robert Frey of Chambersburg, catching his breath at intermission. "This is more fun than watching a professional production. " The show interactively saluted some of America's favorite sports and pastimes with song, dance, humor and games.
NEWS
January 21, 1997
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Judith Wolfe, new managing director of the Capitol Theatre, said Tuesday that her challenge will be to turn the old theater into a central point of a revitalized downtown Chambersburg. "This job gives me the opportunity to draw upon all of my skills and experience and on my commitment to historic preservation," Wolfe said. The Capitol, which will celebrate its 70th anniversary on Feb. 3, will become home to local arts organizations as a major community arts center, Wolfe said.
NEWS
March 16, 2001
Downtown group IDs 3 top Chambersburg projects By STACEY DANZUSO / Staff Writer, Chambersburg An organization helping to drive downtown revitalization efforts in Chambersburg outlined its top projects for the borough, although one is facing serious obstacles. At a semi-annual meeting Thursday evening, Paul Cullinane, president of Downtown Chambersburg, Inc., identified the "big three" as continuing work on the Capitol Theatre, the Village on the Falling Spring and renovations of the Heritage Center.
NEWS
December 3, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce named Michael G. Hull its 2009 Business Person of the Year on Thursday at the Chamber's annual Business Breakfast. Hull is the president and principal-in-charge of Noelker and Hull Associates Inc., Chambersburg. He was chosen for the honor because of his business and charitable contributions to the community, according to a Chamber news release. He received the award at Wilson College from Steve Caldwell, chairman of the Chamber's board of directors, before about 150 members of the Chamber.
NEWS
by ANDREA ROWLAND | January 30, 2004
andrear@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A chili cook-off will put some heat into Chambersburg's IceFest 2004. Sponsored by the Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts and Downtown Chambersburg Inc., the second annual outdoor festival starts today and runs through Sunday, Feb. 1, along Main Street in downtown Chambersburg. Visitors can watch ice artist Ernie DiMartino and his crew from Jeannette, Pa., carve sculptures from massive blocks of ice, take sleigh rides through the downtown area, attend the Missoula Children's Theatre's performances of "Red Riding Hood" and cast their votes for the best pot of chili.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 2, 2013
1. How about a concert, 'Little Darlin"? The Diamonds will perform their hits from the '50s and '60s at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $15 to $25. Net proceeds will benefit The Capitol Theatre. Call 717-263-0202 or go to www.thecapitoltheatre.org . 2. Musical 'Night at the Movies' Maryland Symphony Orchestra presents "A Night at the Movies with the Music of John Williams," 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S Potomac St, downtown Hagerstown.
NEWS
May 2, 2005
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Paul Cullinane, president of Downtown Chambersburg Inc., which owns the Capitol Theatre, said Sunday that the theater has to make accommodations for shows that are scheduled in upcoming weeks. A performance by singer Corey Rotz scheduled for Sunday was moved to Thomson Hall at Wilson College, he said. This Saturday, the theater was to host the Towne Singers of Chambersburg in a benefit performance for the theater, but that also likely will be held in Thomson Hall, he said.
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