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March 13, 1998
By TERRY TALBERT Staff Writer Staff at South Hagerstown High School taught a cumulative lesson in laughter Thursday night in a humorous stage show dubbed "Puttin' on the Skitz. " The faculty talent show in the school auditorium was the first in 21 years, held to benefit a new school scholarship fund. The public was invited, but the crowd of about 300 was mostly students. The show will go on again tonight, beginning at 7:30 p.m. "Awesome" was the way student Bonnie Melvin, 17, described the first half of the show during intermission.
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by KATE COLEMAN | March 18, 2004
katec@herald-mail.com Judy Collins will bring her blue eyes and clear voice to the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Md., tonight. In honor of the St. Patrick's season, she will sing some Irish tunes, but a Judy Collins performance would not be complete without some of the songs that have garnered numerous top 10 hits, Grammy nominations and awards and gold and platinum status. Collins, whose career spans more than 40 years, performs 60 to 80 shows a year.
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May 17, 2010
Heritage Academy high school students participated in the Association of Christian Schools International High School Fine Arts Festival on March 16 at Lancaster (Pa.) Bible College. Music The following awards were presented in music competitions: o High school choir, excellent rating for "This Little Light of Mine. " Participants included Laura Kelley, Troy Cosner, Sydalg Wilson, Jessy Jaquez, Ashley Jackson, John Murphy, Laura Calhoun, Kyle Smith, Randy Wright, Duncan Smyly, Emily Barr, Darian Bercaw, Stephen Brewer, Rachel Clarke, Jessica Gaylor, Abbey Jackson, Jacob Kelley, Daniel Williams, Ben Cosner and Jonathon Kriner.
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By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | April 11, 2011
Eric Kauffman, 20, has never taken a piano lesson in his life, but he plays with the confidence and energy of a well-seasoned musician. The Hagerstown native, who has the personality to match his talent, said he started playing 10 years ago on an electric keyboard. Since then, his grandmother has given him an organ, which he describes as “my best birthday present I had for 10 years.” Kauffman graduated from Williamsport High School in 2009, and attended Lincolnshire Elementary and Springfield Middle schools.
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By MARLO BARNHART | May 26, 2003
marlob@herald-mail.com With a grandfather who fought in World War I and a father with service in World War II, it seemed appropriate that Donna Tourney spent part of Memorial Day at a ceremony at Rose Hill Cemetery honoring the nation's veterans. "I am usually here as a member of the Hagerstown AMVETS Post 10 color guard, but this year I'm taking pictures instead," the Greencastle, Pa., resident said. "I actually get to watch what is going on for once. " Tourney joined several dozen people Monday who turned out under overcast skies for the annual observance.
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By JOSH POLTILOVE | May 29, 2000
Kathleen Rodgaard thought about her husband. Rick Conrad thought about his father. Jim Sprecher thought about the men he went with to war. cont. from front page All three know the importance of remembering the soldiers who fought to make the world better. All three remembered at Hagerstown Memorial Day services Monday. Rodgaard was one of 300 at Rest Haven Cemetery's service. She and her husband both fought in World War II. They met during the war when she was in Britain's Auxiliary Territorial Service.
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BY ANDREA ROWLAND | May 28, 2002
andrear@herald-mail.com Brian and Jackie Kenworthy brought their young children to the Memorial Day ceremony at Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown on Monday to help them learn the meaning of the holiday. Five-year-old twins Cameron and Morgan Kenworthy aced the lesson. Morgan raised his hand when retired U.S. Marine Capt. Robert Glausier started his keynote speech with the rhetorical question, "What does Memorial Day mean?" "It's about the soldiers who fought in the world," Cameron said.
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by DON AINES | June 26, 2003
chambersburg@herald-mail.com FORT LOUDON, Pa. - Many veterans lie buried in Stenger Hill Cemetery, but for most, the village of Fort Loudon had been their home. In one corner of the cemetery, however, is the grave of a young man who died in what for him was a foreign land. "They figure he was one of the men on the raid that strayed this way," Anna Rotz said of the unknown Confederate soldier's grave. The soldier was shot July 30, 1864, the same time that Confederate raiders were occupying and burning Chambersburg, Pa., about 16 miles to the east.
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by BILL STERNER/Staff Correspondent | October 9, 2004
WAYNESBORO,Pa. - For Waynesboro football coach Darwin Seiler, the personal frustration of his team's latest loss - a 47-13 drubbing Friday night by the Steel-High Steamrollers - showed only briefly on his face as his Indians knelt tightly together in a circle surrounded by the marching band after the game. As the last chords of "Amazing Grace" fell away, Seiler began walking from player to player and coach to coach offering a few private words. Steel-High (5-1, 3-0) had just unleashed the passing of quarterback Jerel Lewis and the speed and athleticism of Sean Alexander and Austen Brown as the Rollers ran away from the Indians (1-5, 1-2)
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by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | July 4, 2004
gregs@herald-mail.com GREENCASTLE, Pa. - For about a month, it's almost impossible to miss them. "America the Beautiful. " "Yankee Doodle. " Just about everything by John Philip Sousa. Patriotic tunes fill the television and radio airwaves in commercials and July Fourth concert specials, and school and community bands dust off their sheet music for people who crave it. Gary Glessner, 38, of Greencastle admits he's one who can't get enough. "God Bless America" is his favorite.
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