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by ALICIA NOTARIANNI | January 26, 2007
Jeanean Songco Martin stood with her left eye open and her right eye squeezed tightly shut. One of her arms projected straight ahead, her hand wielding a long, skinny paintbrush, as she deemed the size of an onion. "I'm closing one eye, just like Popeye. I'm choosing the top of the onion as a unit of measurement. It'll be my center of interest and everything else will branch out," Songco Martin said. "Onions are one of my favorite things to paint. They're almost like looking at skin with all those great undertones.
BY KATE COLEMAN | May 20, 2002 Artist Kevin Holder says he paints a lot of jazz pieces. "The attitude of the musicians emanates when they play," he says. Holder, 39, also has painted a blues piece. "Blues Infusion," an oil painting, was commissioned for the 7th Annual Western Maryland Blues Fest. [See story on page E1.] "I had a lot of fun painting the piece," he says. Part of the mission of the blues fest is to include the local arts community, says Barbara Spicher, executive director of the Washington County Arts Council.
March 19, 2011
FROSTBURG, Md. — At the 137th commencement ceremonies at Frostburg State University in December, the following area residents were among the nearly 400 total candidates for degrees: Jared Acre of Smithsburg, bachelor of science in business administration. Thomas Adams of Williamsport, bachelor of science in international studies. Travus Borek of Frederick, Md., bachelor of science in business administration. Jason Bosiacki of Boonsboro, bachelor of science in biology.
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | March 12, 2009
FREDERICK, Md. -- The idea for "Portraits of Ireland" surfaced four years ago, when Maureen Gately had her broken leg propped near a photo book on a coffee table. "People asked me how I was going to go about combining photos with dance," Gately said in a recent interview with The Herald-Mail. But it seems she has made it work. Artistic director of the Teelin Irish Dance Company, Gately -- long healed from her broken leg -- said her dancers are ready to perform their latest version of "Portraits of Ireland" Saturday at the Weinberg Center for the Arts.
March 11, 2012
JACKSON, Miss.  - The Belhaven University Athletic Department celebrated the achievements of its student-athletes during the Excellence in Athletics Day Feb. 9 at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall. This semi-annual event is held to honor students who excel in both athletics and academics. More than 100 students were recognized for earning a 3.0 grade-point average for the past semester. Paul Kassab of Frederick, Md. , was honored during the program. Kassab is a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science and is on the Blazers' baseball team.
by PEPPER BALLARD | May 25, 2003 After discovering she was a "pathetic" legal secretary, Nora Roberts ditched the clerical suits and picked up writing, a job that finally "lit her up. " The best-selling romantic fiction author, who lives in Keedysville, challenged 438 graduating Shepherd College students Saturday to find the same excitement in the lives they make for themselves. "When you close this chapter of your life today, do so with respect for what came before and anticipation of what comes next," Roberts said.
by TRISH RUDDER | August 15, 2006
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Spending time in Italy this summer was worth the hard work for budding opera vocalist Morgan Harmison. "It exceeded my expectations. It was fun, but was also challenging. I learned a whole lot," Harmison said. Harmison, 20, chose the five-week advanced accredited program to continue her studies at the Opera Theatre and Music Festival in Lucca, Italy. It was offered by the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and co-organized with Centro Koine, the distinguished language institute of Lucca, she said.
May 7, 2001
Wedding announcements for 5/5 Renner-Tyler Esther Tyler and Ron Renner were married Saturday, March 17, 2001, at Church of God in Hagerstown. The bride is the daughter of Gregory and Ellen Tyler of Hagerstown. The bridegroom is the son of Henry Renner and Nancy Renner, both of Hagerstown. The bride is a 1992 graduate of Clear Spring High School. She is employed as payroll manager with Craig Paving Inc. in Hagerstown. The bridegroom is a 1976 graduate of North Hagerstown High School.
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