Around West Hagerstown

July 01, 2009|By JESS WEST, 301-988-0435

Ice rink announces new public skating times

The Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex at Fairgrounds Park has announced its new public ice skating times. The new times will begin Friday, July 10.

The new times are as follows:

o Fridays, 7 to 8:50 p.m.

o Saturdays, 3 to 4:50 p.m. and 8 to 9:50 p.m.

o Sundays, 2 to 3:50 p.m.

o Mondays, noon to 12:50 p.m.

Broomball will move from Friday nights to Sunday afternoons from noon to 12:50 p.m. Sneakers, helmets and gloves are required.

The new times will help ease the transition between sessions and will allow more time slots for ice skating performances and hockey events, officials said.


For more information on public skates, birthdays or other programs, call 301-766-9122 or go to

Paramount Baptist Church plans carwash

Paramount Baptist Church will hold a carwash Saturday at the Auto Zone store in North Village Shopping Center on Longmeadow Road.

Donations will be accepted.

Proceeds will benefit the church's youth group, which plans to attend a function in Ocean City, Md., as well as winter camp later in the year.

Happy Fourth of July

I would like to extend a happy Fourth of July on Saturday to all of our readers. May you and your family enjoy the holiday and be safe.

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Happy 55th birthday

I would like to wish Richard L. Black Jr. of Hagerstown of happy 55th birthday July 3. Hope you have a fantastic day, Daddy.

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