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Habitat for Humanity director, board member reflects on the last 20 years
Thursday, 02 October 2014 09:29
By Lauren Cappuccio
@LCappuccioPO
Chambersrburg, PA

Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County puts 64K hours into 32 local homes

About 1.12 million nails, 9,600 two-by-fours, 64,000 hours, and 32 homes later, Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County is celebrating its 20th anniversary of building affordable local homes.

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Habitat to Open Chambersburg Home Improvement Store
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 09:02
Mark Story, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County, shows the inside of the building Tuesday at 1512 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg.Marcus Rauhut
@MarcusRauhutPO
CHAMBERSBURG PA

Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County plans to open a home improvement store to help fund additional projects in the county.

The nonprofit will begin accepting donations next week at the Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, building, which is being renovated. If enough donations are received, the store will open in November. Otherwise it will open in January.

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Antique Reveals Local Connection to 19th Century Millionaire doctor
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 08:36
Bruce Burr, a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, unearthed an antique bottle during a recent Habitat project on East Washington Street.Marcus Rauhut
@MarcusRauhutPO
CHAMBERSBURG PA

An antique glass bottle unearthed during a construction project tells the story of the Quincy man who became a millionaire medicine magnate.

Habitat for Humanity was building a home on East Washington Street, Chambersburg, when a volunteer trying to remove broken glass spotted something in the dirt.

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Phoenix House Rising, Partners with Chambersburg's Rebirth Celebration
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 09:17
The phoenix is rising!

Art sold during 'burning' exhibit to benefit Habitat

Lauren Cappuccio
@LCappuccioPO
CHAMBERSBURG PA

The Phoenix House is rising from the ashes, one step at a time, just as Chambersburg honors its 150th anniversary of the burning and rebuilding of the town during the Civil War.

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