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August 21, 2013

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Story times at Emma Andrews

Story hours are being held at the Emma Andrews Library, 77 Purchase St., Newburyport, on Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon for ages 3 and 4 and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for ages 4 and 5 and Saturdays from 10 to 11 a.m. for ages 3 through 6. All time slots are limited to 12 children. Sign up in person at the library or call 978-358-8097.

Salvation Army food pantry needs

The food pantry at the Salvation Army in Newburyport, which serves families across the seacoast, has some recurring needs. Jelly, shelf-stable grated cheese for pasta, laundry detergent and paper towels are among the items always needed by the agency. The items are not supplied by the central food bank, but are always in high demand. Donations may be brought to the Salvation Army at 40 Water St. Monday through Thursday afternoons and left with Donna.

The food pantry is open Mondays from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesdays from 12:30 to 4 p.m. and Thursdays from 1 to 6 p.m.Call 978-465-0883, ext. 12, for more.

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