April 18, 2012
Margaret Elizabeth Loudenslager "Sis" Athey, 92, of 9640 Sylvania Metamora, Sylvania, Ohio, formerly of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Sunset Village Care Center in Toledo, Ohio. Born June 15, 1919, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John Everhart and Helen Pinnine Baker Loudenslager. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Athey, on June 15, 1994. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother, and friend to all. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.
July 16, 2011
Betty Jean (Faith) Shank, 77, of 616 Beaver Creek Road in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Born Thursday, July 20, 1933, in Clear Spring, Md., she was the daughter of the late Fred John Faith and Margaret Irene Murray Faith. She was a member of Clear Spring High School, class of 1951. She retired from Town and Country after 25 years of service. She also was employed by Rainbow Child Care for eight years.
March 25, 2011
If it's true that gardening is a fine art, then for decades, many senior citizens have produced brilliant work in their backyards. With the earth as their canvas, they've taken their green thumb and painted the landscape a colorful pallete of flowers, vegetables and ornamental trees. But as time goes by, the pleasures of gardening often can become more difficult. Arthritis and lack of strength and mobility can interfere with your life-long hobby. Don't despair, says Annette Ipsan, educator for horticulture and the Master Gardener program in Washington County for the University of Maryland Extension.
January 29, 2011
MAY 30, 1927-JAN. 28, 2011 B. Rita Moler, 83, of Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown. Born May 30, 1927, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Cusimano Gugluizza. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Moler, in 1969. Rita was previously employed by the Hagerstown Tennis Club. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and formerly a member of St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Williamsport, where she was involved with the Sodality.
August 14, 2009
Club meetings Christian Motorcyclists Association HALFWAY - Saturday, Aug. 15, 9 a.m. Golden Corral Restaurant, 17635 Valley Mall Road. All makes and models of motorcycles are welcome. Weather permitting, a group ride follows the breakfast. Call 301-432-5274. Smithsburg SunshineLeisure Club LEITERSBURG - Monday, Aug. 17, 11:30 a.m. Leitersburg Ruritan Club. Annual picnic. Corn, hot dogs, rolls and watermelon provided. Bring a covered dish, place setting, beverage and bingo prize.
August 14, 2009
The annual Memorial Ride for Ron Kinsey is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 16, with registration at 1 p.m., and the ride starting at 2 p.m. The ride starts at Log Cabin Inn in Hancock and ends at Potomac Fish and Game Club. Food and music will be provided. The cost is $25 for rider, $35 with passenger. Proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation. Go to www.ronsride.com or call 301-797-1634.
April 7, 2009
FEB. 11, 1935-APRIL 5, 2009 GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Janice Snyder Saur, 74, of Greencastle, Pa., passed away Sunday, April 5, 2009, at her home. Born Monday, Feb. 11, 1935, in Upton, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Eldridge B. Snyder and the late Etta Hager Snyder. She was a 1953 graduate of Lemasters High School and a 1957 graduate of Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio. She retired from the Washington County Board of Education, teaching for 39 years. She originated the preschool at Clear Spring High School, she also served as cheerleader advisor and girls softball coach.
February 8, 2009
Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education is offering two courses in March and April geared toward those with arthritis. The first course, "PACE: People with Arthritis can Exercise," will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church from April 7 through June 25. Developed by the Arthritis Foundation, the course is designed to help those with arthritis maintain joint...
December 8, 2008
Students from Fountain Rock, Rockland Woods and Salem Avenue elementary schools raised $4,375 for the Arthritis Foundation during the annual Jingle Bell Walk on Saturday, Nov. 22, at Rockland Woods Elementary School. Despite cold, windy weather, more than 100 participants walked with bells on their shoes down Rockland Drive. Students who raised at least $30 were eligible to win turkeys as door prizes, donated by local food stores.
September 15, 2008
Healthy aging series MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -West Virginia University Hospitals-East's OWLS Program for seniors ages 55 and older is offering a healthy aging series at 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 16, through Oct. 7, at Berkeley Senior Center, 217 N. High St. Topics are: Sept. 16 - "There is No Excuse Not to Exercise," with Brian White, exercise specialist, The Wellness Center at City Hospital. Sept. 23 - "Please Pass the Peas," with Joan Starliper, City Hospital and The Wellness Center.