Author: Toya McCleary

WAYNESBORO- The Rouzerville Lions Club hosted its annual Car and Truck Show on Sunday, July 14, at Red Run Park along Route 16 in Rouzerville. The event, which has become a summer tradition in the area, featured a diverse array of vehicles, with awards presented to the top 25 cars and 10 trucks as voted by attendees. The first 100 entrants received commemorative dash plaques. Visitors enjoyed a variety of activities throughout the day, including door prizes, raffles, and food vendors. Ice cream was available to help combat the record-breaking heat. Classic rock and oldies music provided entertainment, adding to…

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GREENCASTLE- The historic downtown of Greencastle transformed into a bustling marketplace yesterday as the 57th Annual Greencastle Sidewalk Days kicked off its two-day extravaganza. The event, organized by the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce, continues today with a diverse array of activities, food vendors, and entertainment. Friday’s festivities ran from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., drawing crowds to the charming streets of downtown Greencastle. Today, Saturday, July 13, the event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., offering visitors another chance to experience the community’s vibrant atmosphere. Attendees can look forward to a wide variety of culinary delights from local…

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WAYNESBORO- Residents and visitors flocked to downtown Waynesboro on Thursday for the 28th annual Summer Jubilee, a day-long celebration of Independence Day filled with activities, entertainment, and fireworks. The festivities began early in the morning with a Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run at 7:30 a.m., followed by the popular Firecracker 5K race at 8 a.m. Runners of all ages participated in the events, kicking off the day with enthusiasm and community spirit. As the morning progressed, craft and food vendors opened their stalls along Main Street, offering a variety of local goods and culinary delights to attendees. The array of vendors…

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WAYNESBORO- Mainstreet Waynesboro hosted a First Friday event on July 5, it began at 5 p.m., and featured a variety of entertaining activities for the whole community. The highlight of the evening was the Hot Dog Eating Competition, where participants showcased their eating prowess while spectators cheered on the competitors. Attendees also enjoyed “Putting Around Town,” a mini-golf experience spread throughout the downtown area. Live music was provided by Vienna Notarianni, adding to the festive atmosphere. For younger visitors, STEM activities were available, offering educational and engaging experiences

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CASCADE, MD- The Fort Ritchie Community Center hosted its 3rd Annual Bill Coyle Memorial Cruise-In on Sunday, June 23, from noon to 4 p.m. This family-friendly event welcomed all types of vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, and engines. Participants enjoyed food trucks, raffles, and trophy awards for specific categories. With a $5 registration fee per vehicle, the event honored the late Bill Coyle’s passion for classic cars while providing an affordable and enjoyable experience for car enthusiasts and the community alike. The Cruise-In took place at the Fort Ritchie Community Center in Cascade, MD, attracting visitors from the surrounding…

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WAYNESBORO- The Father’s Day Weekend Car & Truck Show took over downtown Waynesboro on Saturday. The annual event featured an impressive array of cars and trucks spanning all makes and models along Main Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spectators strolled by the 200 registered vehicles, admiring the automotive eye candy while live music played and food vendors kept everyone fueled up. At 2 p.m., trophies were awarded for the Top 40 vehicles as well as Best of Show prizes for the top car and truck. The Market at the Park event ran concurrently, making for a full day…

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WAYNESBORO – Firefighters battled a multi-alarm blaze that engulfed multiple row homes in Waynesboro on Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out around 11 a.m. in the unit block of Philadelphia Avenue, between West Second and West Third streets. First responders found heavy flames spreading through several row homes upon arrival. A second alarm was quickly struck, prompting the closure of nearby roads and the deployment of additional firefighting crews from across Franklin County and neighboring regions in Maryland. Despite the combined efforts of firefighters from Franklin, Washington, and Adams counties, six row homes were affected by the intense fire. The…

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MONT ALTO – The Mont Alto Volunteer Fire Department hosted their highly anticipated 2024 Fire Department Carnival from Friday, June 7 through Saturday, June 15. The nine-day event took place at the Richard K Sleicher Event Complex adjacent to the fire house on S Main & Walnut St. The Mont Alto Firemen’s Carnival proved to be a resounding success, offering nine nights of family-friendly entertainment, delicious food, and a wide range of activities. The event kicked off on Friday, June 7, and will conclude on Saturday, June 15, with the kitchen opening at 5:30 p.m. every evening. Live music performances…

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WAYNESBORO- The Fairview Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization held its annual June Fair on Friday, June 7. The event ran from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and featured carnival games, vendors, and food trucks. Attractions included princess appearances, a dunk bucket, basket raffles, an obstacle course, a treasure dig, an art table, and a photo booth. The June Fair was a community event organized by the school’s PTO.

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