Shelter purchases new home for thrift shop

The Friends of the Northumberland County Animal Shelter (FNCAS) recently purchased at auction the building that formerly housed Burgess House Inc., 80 Jessie Ball duPont Highway, Burgess.

The moving committee plans to relocate the FNCAS Thrift Shop from the School Board Building in Lottsburg to their newly acquired facility in early fall.

“It was a complete surprise,” said shop manager Lois Ogburn. “We had talked about a move to a new space but hadn’t found a suitable spot. When we heard…