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By RICHARD F. BELISLE, Waynesboro | March 23, 1998
by Richard T. Meagher / staff photographer see the enlargement WAYNESBORO, Pa. - National newspapers, trade magazines and even Money magazine have written about computer-savvy Michael J. Cermak Jr., known to thousands of users as the Tech Support Guy. Cermak, 16, a Waynesboro Area Senior High School student, is making a name for himself on the Internet by offering free technical advice to computer users....
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By MAEGAN CLEARWOOD | maegan.clearwood@herald-mail.com | June 18, 2011
When Washington County District Judge Dana Moylan Wright was young, she watched as her father, Circuit Judge Daniel W. Moylan, led the courtroom. These days, she is the one on the bench, and her father — now retired — is still offering advice. "He always has good advice. I always take it, requested or not," said Moylan Wright, 45. Her passion for law comes from those early days in the courtroom, watching her father work. She said it was the personal touch he brought to law that inspired her to follow the same path.
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November 29, 1997
How to keep the holidays from ruining your health 'Tis the season. To many, December means holiday get-togethers, gift-giving and feasting with family and friends. It too often means doing, eating and spending too much during the year's shortest days. This can mean getting tired, grouchy, depressed or even physically sick. How can you keep the holiday season from ruining your health? We asked several experts to share their thoughts for staying healthy, as well as happy, during the holidays.
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March 15, 1999
Editor's note - Please be as brief as possible when calling Mail Call, The Daily Mail's reader call-in line. Mail Call is not staffed on weekends or holidays so it is best to call Mail Call weekdays at 301-791-6236. Readers are welcome to leave their recorded message on any topic they choose, but some calls are screened out. Here are some of the calls we have received lately: "I was just wondering if anybody noticed in the morning paper where Don Munson says if you belong to any club that may get money from the Gambling Commission, you shouldn't serve on the Gambling Commission - you shouldn't serve on any board - wonder if anyone caught that?
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By SALLY NEWLIN / Pulse Contributor | February 12, 2008
Everyone knows Valentine's Day. The day when couples do something extra special for each other, such as go out to eat, take a romantic walk on the beach, the list goes on. But some people don't have that opportunity. These are the people who are single and don't have someone to share this special time with. So they sit there all alone or they just do nothing for the day and feel sad as they watch other couples go by. In our society, being in love is a huge thing, especially on Valentine's Day. But not everyone is so perfect on Valentine's Day. I could say that I myself last year on Valentine's Day I got into a huge fight with my boyfriend and it just ruined the whole day for both of us. So here are some tips to avoid all the fuss and anger that is Valentine's Day. The first thing that comes to mind is "Whatever will I get the one I love for V-day to show my appreciation?"
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by BOB MAGINNIS | January 23, 2005
She wants to be anonymous, which I can understand. There's something about being knocked to the ground and robbed that leaves you less trusting, particulary since the guy who snatched her purse didn't appear to be a criminal type. The clean-cut young man walking across the shopping center parking lot looked her right in the eye before he grabbed her handbag, she said. Unfortunately for her, the bag got stuck on the handle of a shopping bag she was carrying, so she couldn't let go even if she had wanted to. She screamed, but he wrenched it away, shoving her to the asphalt, which left her with a concussion and a cut on her face that required more than 20 stitches to close.
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By ARNOLD S. PLATOU | September 20, 2008
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- Potomac Towers, 11 West Baltimore Street, Hagerstown. New York Stock Exchange, 11 Wall Street, New York City. A lot of distance - 238 miles, in fact - between them, but for Flo Miles, observing this past week's dramatic financial turmoil on the NYSE, not far enough. "I'm not worried about myself because I'm so old, but I worry about my children and my grandchildren," said the Potomac Towers senior citizen. "... It makes me think about the Great Depression.
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By ARNOLD S. PLATOU | September 21, 2008
WASHINGTON COUNTY - Potomac Towers, 11 West Baltimore Street, Hagerstown. New York Stock Exchange, 11 Wall Street, New York City. A lot of distance - 238 miles, in fact - between them, but for Flo Miles, observing this past week's dramatic financial turmoil on the NYSE, not far enough. "I'm not worried about myself because I'm so old, but I worry about my children and my grandchildren," said the Potomac Towers senior citizen. "... It makes me think about the Great Depression.
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Alicia Notarianni | Making Ends Meet | April 22, 2011
It was a tragic Easter. My in-laws had gathered at our house. My brother-in-law, Justin, brought along his dog, Pearl. A city-dweller who typically spends most of her time indoors, Pearl loves to roam free in our sizeable, fenced-in back yard. Sometime during the course of our hearty holiday dinner, we heard the dog snarling out on the lawn. One of my older children, who was closest to the doorway of our crowded dining room, bolted out to see what was going on. He came running back in with news none too pleasing to my toddler and preschool-aged children.
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April 16, 1998
What's the best advice your mother ever gave you? Share it with us, and you could receive an autographed copy of syndicated columnist Heloise's latest book, "Heloise Hints for All Occasions. " The book will go to one person whose name we'll draw at random. Tell us how your mom's words of wisdom inspired you. If you have children, have you shared Mom's advice with them? We'd like to publish some of your responses in Lifestyle on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10. Send your response in one of the following ways: Write to Mom's Advice, Lifestyle, The Herald-Mail Co., P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, Md. 21741.
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