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July 22, 2009|By PAULA GREEN SHUPP

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Way to go, Conococheague LL

Congratulations to Conococheague Little League. Conococheague's 11-12 All Stars won the Maryland District 1 Little League tournament for the first time since 1974. They will advance to the Maryland State Tournament in Waldorf, Md. They are managed by Mike Iseminger.

Conococheague's 9-10 All Stars have advanced to the third round in the state tournament in Salisbury, Md. Their manager is Mick Byers; their coach is Johnny Byers.

Community pride and support follow these young players as they advance. Thanks to all the volunteers who give their time and energy in support of the entire Conococheague Little League. A special "thank you" goes out to Walter Williams, league manager, for his efforts on their behalf.


Free summer concert series continues

The next event in the free summer concert series is scheduled for Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. Dalton and Ron will perform in the band shell at Byron Memorial Park. Ron is the Maryland state champion mandolinist.

Behind the scenes at this year's Bike Nite

For some, Bike Nite started at 7 a.m. and was nonstop until midnight. Volunteers could be seen hooking up generators, locating vendors, erecting a band canopy, directing traffic, and other needed activities.

When the lights went down and the band quit playing, the same volunteers were ready for the teardown and cleanup.

Many thanks go to Bruce Logan, Bill Green, Dave Werdebaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Wolfe, Amber and Phillip Kidwell, Tiffany Fewster, Chuck Ripple, Dawn and Lee Drury, Ozzie and Deb Stoner, Eric Bowman, Jen Runion, Jesse Lawhorne and the volunteer fire police.

Thanks to the following sponsors and contributors: Dot Foods, Harley Davidson & Buell of Williamsport, Twigg Cycles of Hagerstown, Third Base, Redland Brick, Barron's Leftovers, and Bowman Sales and Equipment. Funds from the event were raised for Williamsport charities.

Thanks to everyone who stopped by Jewells and Jewells Used Appliances and Computers to get free hot dogs and sausages, donated by Save-a-Lot and Jewells and Jewells. Donations were raised to purchase school supplies for the three Williamsport schools.

Tommy Graves, an employee of Dot Foods, organized an employee bike run in support of Bike Nite. Representatives from Dot Foods presented a check for Williamsport charities.

A morning poker run leaving from the American Legion Post 202 raised funds to benefit the Abilities Network.

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If you have news of events, activities or announcements for Williamsport and the surrounding area, contact Paula Green Shupp at 301-302-3878 or e-mail

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