Hickory students honored

May 16, 2012|Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway

Each month, one student from each classroom at Hickory Elementary School is designated as a Character Counts! Good Citizen of the month.

Students are nominated by classroom teachers for demonstrating one of the six pillars of character.

Students selected for the award were honored with an ice-cream sundae party and an afternoon of bingo on April 30. The character trait recognized for the month of April was loyalty.

The following is a list of students who received the award for the month:

Chuck Wible, Joseph Burlas, Destiny Woodlan, Brithney Paniagua, Corey Keith, Mark Obitts, Maleena Hawkes, Madelyn Carr, Hugo Paniagua, Hannah Danner, Leanne Jones, Johnny Marshall, Delaney Purdham, Jymeisha Castle and Brandon Mongan.

Fundraiser to aid Relay for Life effort

Relay for Life Night will be held at Roy Rogers at 1719 Massey Blvd. in Halfway on Wednesday, May 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. 

The restaurant will donate a portion of the bill to Relay for Life.

Fliers are needed to get credit. To receive a flier, email

For more information, call Missy at 301-667-9660.

Yard sale planned

The Williamsport High School Blue Band will hold a miniyard sale during the annual Van Lear neighborhood yard sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at 10607 August Court in Williamsport.

For more information, call Ellen Noll at 301-223-6345 or Missy DeHaven at 301-667-9660.

Railroad Heritage Days

Railroad Heritage Days will take place Saturday and Sunday at the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum on Burhans Boulevard.

Saturday’s hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

A Thomas The Tank trackless train ride will be available along with G, O and HO model railroads, Trains of Christmas, historic railroad, military, and fire equipment displays, games and entertainment.

For more information, call 301-738-4665 or 301-733-3638 or go to

Classic cars on display

The Classic Car Group for Children will hold weekly cruise-ins on Saturdays through Oct. 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the lower JCPenney parking lot at Valley Mall.

The event will feature vintage cars on display and oldies music.

The event costs $2, which supports Shriners of North America.

For more information, go to

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