Week of Nov. 24, 1952
Just 27 years ago this month the first play by what was to develop into the Potomac Playmakers was staged in Hagerstown.
The play, "Come Out of the Kitchen," was presented by the Dramatic Section of the Women's Club.
The city's cost of providing pensions for retired policemen next year is estimated at $13,000; the cost of providing pensions for retired firemen, $2,670. The 1953 cost of providing pensions for all other city workers is $53,000, an increase of $2,000 over the cost this year.
A photograph of the Washington County Free Library's famous book-wagon which was the first in the world to circulate books to rural communities, is going to appear in a history of rural America.
Week of Nov. 24, 1977
The Community Action Council's winterization project is aimed at easing winter's grip on lower income residents, nonprofit organizations and landlords who rent to low-income persons. Since July, the CAC has prepared almost 100 buildings around Washington County for winter's cold weather.