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January 28, 2007
The Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Cumberland Valley Chapter held a Winter Gala on Jan. 12 at Fountainhead Country Club in Hagerstown. Officers and directors were installed during the annual chapter business meeting. Officers and directors for 2007 are: M. James Rock, GRC General Contractor Inc., chairman; Jeff E. Deardorff, Fayetteville Contractors Inc., chairman elect; Darrell D. Brechbill, Brechbill & Helman Construction Inc., past chairman; Joan L. Warner, ABC, president; Greg W. Brown, Waynesboro Construction Co. Inc., secretary; and Timothy R. Campbell, Callas Contractors Inc., treasurer.
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by TARA REILLY | December 19, 2003
tarar@herald-mail.com ABC is eyeing Hagerstown-area families to swap mothers for 10 days and then let a national television audience watch how they make do in a new prime-time reality series set to premiere next summer. "The Swap" aims to show viewers how other families live their lives, such as whether a practice that is common in one family is acceptable in another, how families share chores, spending habits and other family practices. Stephanie Dervan, spokeswoman for RDF Media and ABC, said ABC chose Hagerstown as one of the areas to look for families because it appears to be a "tightly knit, family-oriented community.
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by TIM ROWLAND | December 23, 2003
So precisely what is it that ABC television has against Washington County? It's got to be something. When, as all media outlets do, they have their 10:30 a.m. liberal bias meetings every day, they must sit around the conference table tapping their pencils on their steno pads and saying "What can we do today to stick it to the City of Hagerstown and George W. Bush?" Last time the network was here, remember, it was Peter Jennings and his hired goons who came in to gut and fillet our Little League program all because ABC had this slanted, pre-conceived notion that it is a bad thing to disembowel umpires and to jab little Chauncy with a fireplace poker if he fails to hit to the right side of the infield with runners on first and second and less than two outs.
NEWS
August 19, 2004
Thursday, Aug. 19 9 p.m. on ABC "Road Trip" Another raunchy teen comedy that will need some censorship for broadcast, this one from 2000 involves a wild trip to retrieve a tape of a sexual encounter that a student accidentally sent to his girlfriend. The cast includes DJ Qualls, Seann William Scott, Breckin Meyer, and Paulo Costanzo. 10 p.m. on PBS "Wide Angle" A marathon in the desert? It's an annual event in Western Sahara intended to draw attention to the plight of the Sahrawi, an African people who have been awaiting a referendum on sovereignty for more than a decade.
NEWS
October 24, 2009
BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Cumberland Valley Chapter, held its third annual Sporting Clay Shoot Oct. 2 at Hill Country sporting preserve in Blue Ridge Summit. Six squads participated in the outing. Shooters traveled to various stations to test their skill at shooting clays. The top three squads were presented trophies. They were: first-place squad from Musser Mechanical and Enterprise Fleet - Jonathan Ehrhart, Jody Myers, Steve Fraizer and Seth Bleakley.
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By BRENDAN KIRBY | August 6, 1998
Nearly a week after their appearance on an ABC-TV documentary turned their lives upside down, Chris and Lisa McAfee cheered on their son at his Little League baseball game Wednesday evening. A brief exchange between McAfee and his son, Jeremy, caught by ABC's cameras for the whole world to see, prompted threats from strangers and an investigation from the Department of Social Services. Jeremy, who plays third base for the National Little League all-star team, has been a standout this season.
NEWS
June 6, 2005
Meredith Vieira, co-host of ABC daytime talk show "The View," delivers the commencement address Sunday at St. James School. Vieira's niece, Margaret Vieira, was among the school's 41 graduates.
NEWS
December 15, 2004
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen Media Research for Dec. 6-12. Top 20 listings include the week's ranking, with viewership for the week and season-to-date rankings in parentheses. An "X" in parentheses denotes a one-time-only presentation. 1. (1) "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS, 29.8 million viewers. 2. (2) "Desperate Housewives," ABC, 21.6 million viewers. 3. (5) "Survivor: Vanuatu," CBS, 20 million viewers. 4. (X) "Survivor: Vanuatu Finale," CBS, 19.7 million viewers.
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January 22, 2012
The following courses will be offered at the Barr Construction Institute at Associated Builders and Contractors, 530 N. Locust St. in Hagerstown: Geothermal Heat Pump Installation Instructor: Bernie Bussard Jan. 31 to March 22; every Tuesday and Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m. Registration deadline: Tuesday Prerequisite: Knowledge of traditional heat pump installation. Cost: ABC members, $365 (includes textbook); nonmembers, $415  Washington County employers might qualify for 100 percent funding for this course through a grant.  Maryland HVAC-R Exam Prep Course Instructor: Blaine Mowen Feb. 13 and 15, 6 to 9 p.m. Registration deadline: Feb. 6 Books can be purchased from ABC         Cost: ABC members, $110; nonmembers, $170 CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor: Doug Walker Feb. 16, 7:30 a.m. to noon Registration deadline: Feb. 9 Cost: ABC members, $60; nonmembers, $90 Maryland Backflow-Prevention Certification Instructor: Jim Yacovissi Feb. 17 to 19, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Registration deadline: Feb. 10                 Recertification - Saturday, Feb. 18 Cost: certification, $535; recertification, $320         PowerPoint for Instructors and Presenters Instructor: Cindy Shaffer Feb....
NEWS
September 8, 2007
Washington County will be part of the season finale of an ABC reality show that airs Monday. The final episode of "Fat March" will be Monday from 9 to 10 p.m. On the show, six finalists will set out on a 26.2-mile walk from Sharpsburg to Knoxville, Md., according to ABC. The season started with 12 participants who were to walk more than 570 miles through nine states to try to lose weight and get fit.
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