Around Halfway

October 09, 2008|By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885

Arts and crafts

Valley Mall will hold its annual fall arts and crafts show, starting Friday. Many craft and collectible items will be available for purchase through Sunday.

Krumbeck runners

Steven Krumbeck, a sixth-grader at Springfield Middle School, completed the 1-mile run at Springfield on Oct. 1. Steven completed the run in under 12 minutes. Way to go, Steven. Your parents and little brother are very proud of your accomplishment.

Christian Krumbeck, a student in the third grade at Williamsport Elementary, placed 45th out of 161 runners in the cross country run at Eastern Elementary School on Oct. 4. What a great finish. Mom, Dad and your big brother are proud of you on a job well done.

Fall festival

The annual Harvest Hoedown is set for Saturday at Fairgrounds Park on Cannon Avenue in Hagerstown. Fall activities are scheduled along with live music performances, crafts items and foods. Events will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 183.


Happy anniversary!

Jim and Nancy Robinson of Halfway celebrated a milestone anniversary on Oct. 4. Jim and Nancy marked their 50th wedding anniversary over the weekend. Congratulations on your 50th anniversary. May you enjoy many more years of wedded happiness.

Blue Band

The Williamsport Blue Band placed first in this past weekend's Tournament of Bands at South Hagerstown High School. The band scored 78.45 out of 100 points. The next Tournament of Bands will be Saturday at Schuykill Haven High School in Pennsylvania. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or by contacting band director Robert Stike at

Soup and sandwich sale

Grace United Methodist Church, at 712 Church St., Hagerstown, will host a soup, sandwich and dumpling sale Saturday. Roast beef sandwiches, vegetable soup and homemade apple dumplings will be available for carry-out only. Sandwiches cost $3, soup costs $2.50 per bowl or $4 per quart, and apple dumplings cost $3 each. To order, please contact Rayetta Murray at 301-797-6567.

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