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by DON AINES | January 18, 2006
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Rep. Rob Kauffman, R-Franklin/Cumberland, will not have to look very far for a potential opponent in his bid for re-election this fall after a neighbor announced Tuesday he is running for the Democratic nomination. Andrew Alosi, 27, of 1282 Fourth Ave., Tuesday announced he will run for the seat now occupied by first-term incumbent Kauffman, 31, of 1349 Fourth Ave. The primary will be Tuesday, May 16. "I didn't decide to run based on what he is or is not doing" in office, Alosi said of Kauffman.
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NEWS
July 6, 2005
BOONSBORO - Mayor Charles F. "Skip" Kauffman Jr. announced Tuesday night that $75,000 in Project Open Space money has been secured to further pay off the $600,000 spent five or six years ago to purchase the King farmland adjacent to Shafer Park. "The Washington County Commissioners have been true to their word," Kauffman said. "We have recovered about 95 percent of that money. " Efforts are under way to obtain money to develop that land, Kauffman said.
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By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | February 10, 2013
Boonsboro Mayor Charles F. “Skip” Kauffman Jr. issued an annual report looking back on the year 2012 during a regular Boonsboro Town Council meeting last week. Among the issues that Kauffman touched on Feb. 4 is the town's debt for its wastewater treatment plant. The plant cost $11.6 million and the total debt stands at $7.9 million. Kauffman said the plan was for the plant to be funded by new development, but there was no development in the town in 2012. The town did pay off a water-filtration project loan five years early, Kauffman said.
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by KAREN HANNA | April 5, 2005
karenh@herald-mail.com BOONSBORO - The Town of Boonsboro soon may have its own police force again. Mayor Charles "Skip" Kauffman said at Monday's Town Council meeting that the town is considering starting its own police force July 1. In response to a resident's question, Kauffman said the police force would be housed at the Community Center, where Boonsboro Town Council met Monday night. "We want to start with two police officers like we have now," Kauffman said, "but we want to start looking for a third police officer" as soon as possible.
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By DAVE MCMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | October 3, 2011
Chris Hawkins was recognized at a Boonsboro Town Council meeting Monday night for her longtime work as librarian at Boonsboro Free Library. Hawkins was previously awarded a plaque for her service that will be kept at the library, Mayor Charles F. “Skip” Kauffman Jr. said. Monday night, Kauffman and council members presented Hawkins - who is Kauffman's sister - with a certificate of appreciation. Kauffman honored Hawkins for more than 30 years of service to the library and her “unparalleled dedication.” Kauffman also said Hawkins, who retired July 1, enriched people's lives through her work.
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by ERIN CUNNINGHAM | March 27, 2007
HAGERSTOWN - Near the end of a recent radio program that he was hosting, a caller asked Will Kauffman, "Do I know you?" The caller recognized Kauffman from his more than 30 years working at area radio stations. Kauffman is school communications/web coordinator for Washington County Public Schools and hosts a monthly radio show on WJEJ 1240 AM called "Lunchtime Live. " The interview program runs nearly 30 minutes and starts at 1:06 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month.
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By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | March 26, 2007
HAGERSTOWN Near the end of a recent radio program that he was hosting, a caller asked Will Kauffman, "Do I know you?" The caller recognized Kauffman from his more than 30 years working at area radio stations. Kauffman is school communications/web coordinator for Washington County Public Schools and hosts a monthly radio show on WJEJ 1240 AM called Lunchtime Live. The interview program runs nearly 30 minutes and starts at 1:06 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month.
NEWS
January 4, 2001
Town to discuss joining Register BOONSBORO - Boonsboro Mayor Skip Kauffman wants to organize a workshop for the Town Council to discuss the possibility of placing the town on the National Register of Historic Places. Kauffman said he wants Pat Schooley, a local preservationist, to meet with the council in a workshop before bringing the issue to a regular town meeting. A date is not set for the presentation. A historic district could make some town property owners eligible for federal, state and local tax credits to fix up their properties, Kauffman said.
NEWS
August 5, 2008
BOONSBORO - Boosboro will host a National Night Out event tonight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Shafer Park, Mayor Charles F. "Skip" Kauffman Jr. said. The crime-prevention event will include free food and drinks and a DJ, Kauffman said. It is hosted by the mayor and council, the Police and Public Safety Committee, and the Boonsboro Police Department.
NEWS
By KAREN HANNA | October 4, 2005
BOONSBORO - With Halloween on the way, costumed witches and comic-book characters soon will be knocking at your door. According to Boonsboro Mayor Charles F. "Skip" Kauffman, the town's trick-or-treat night is Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. "Anybody who wants to participate, please have your porch lights on," Kauffman said during Monday night's Town Council meeting.
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