Funkstown Halloween parade set for Oct. 29
FUNKSTOWN -- Funkstown's Halloween Parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, town officials said Monday.
The parade will start on Chestnut Street, turn right on High Street and right on Baltimore Street, ending at the American Legion's parking lot.
South Hagerstown High's and E. Russell Hicks Middle's marching bands are expected to participate. The parade also will feature firetrucks, local Cub Scouts, and kindergarten through fifth-graders from Funkstown School for Early Childhood Education and Emma K. Doub School for Integrated Arts & Technology.
Funkstown to get four new Christmas-themed lights
FUNKSTOWN -- Funkstown will get some new Christmas-themed lights this holiday season.
The Town Council voted 4-0 on Monday night to buy four lights for $2,800. The lights will be installed on utility poles along Baltimore Street. The shapes are a snowman, a Santa Claus, a Christmas tree and a candy cane.