Around Halfway

February 11, 2009|By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885

Halfway Little League registration update

Halfway Little League will hold registration for the baseball season at the Plaza Hotel on Underpass Way behind Hagerstown Ford in Halfway.

Registration will be today from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration costs $50 per player or $75 per family (two or more players.) The concession stand fee has been waived for the 2009 baseball season.

Those wanting to participate must provide a birth certificate at the time of registration along with three forms of proof of residency. For questions about registration, call 240-217-2533.


South High PTA

The South Hagerstown High School PTA will meet today at 6 p.m. Discussions will be held in regard to the school year. All PTA members are invited to attend.

Notice to parents

Parents of Washington County students, please take note: schools will be closed on Monday, Feb. 16 in observance of the Presidents Day holiday.

Scouts to gather at mall for races

Scouts from the Mason-Dixon Council will participate in the annual Pinewood Derby, Raingutter Regatta and Space Derby in Center Court at Valley Mall Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Spaghetti dinner

The Williamsport Blue Band Boosters will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Sunday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the school cafeteria to benefit a member of the Blue Band who was diagnosed last fall with cancer.

All proceeds from the dinner will go directly to the family to help cover expenses related to the illness. Tickets cost $5 for adults and students. For more information, contact Robert Stike at 301-766-8434 or, Mike Baker at 240-520-6952 or or Mark Crilly at 301-791-3446 or 240-291-3707 or

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