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Alicia Notarianni | Making Ends Meet | April 26, 2012
When I was a girl, I used to watch "The Young and the Restless" with my mom. She didn't feel good about it, but it was the one hour out of her hectic day as a working wife and mother of five that she indulged herself in a guilty pleasure. I guess the benefit of escape outweighed the concerns. Nikki Newman would head for the shower with an illicit lover sporting nothing but a carefully placed bath towel. "Don't look," my mom would say. "That's why kids shouldn't watch this.
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September 29, 2009
Star Community, at 13674 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, will host its barnyard jamboree Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will include carnival rides, a petting farm, live music, horseback riding demonstrations, farm toys, a corn maze and wagon rides. For more information, call 301-791-0011, ext. 113, or go to www.starcommunityinc.org .
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by ROBERT KELLER | August 8, 2006
Moooove along to theaters for the movie "Barnyard," rated PG. You might think that when you leave farm animals alone, they behave. Well they don't - not these ones - and "Barnyard" captures the party side of the animals. It's coyote season at the barnyard, and the animals need protection. Ben the cow, voiced by Sam Elliott, is in charge of protecting the animals from the coyotes. His son, Otis, voiced by Kevin James, is a "party animal. " When the coyotes attack, will the barnyard be ready?
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By DAVE McMILLION | July 20, 2009
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- It's been more than three years since Don Schwartz died, and the memories of him are as fresh as ever. Friends of the former Washington County agricultural extension agent remember Schwartz going to their houses for dinner to discuss agricultural problems. They remember how Schwartz would help anybody, even the backyard gardener, and how Schwartz always championed practical farming measures to make sure they worked for local farmers. "Barnyard sense.
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By DON AINES | October 2, 1998
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - A 2-year-old child died on his family's Southampton Township, Pa., farm Thursday morning when a barnyard gate swung over him, causing him to suffocate, according to Franklin County Chief Deputy Coroner Jeffrey Conner. Nolan D. Lauver, 2, of 8777 Molly Pitcher Highway, was pronounced dead at 11:58 a.m. at Chambersburg Hospital, Conner said. The cause of death was listed as compressional asphyxia. The accident occurred at the farm of his parents, Jason M. and Edith I. Lauver, Conner said.
NEWS
May 23, 2007
The Hagerstown Community College Student Government Association is sponsoring three free outdoor movie events this summer. "Barnyard" will be shown June 8, "The Love Bug" will be shown July 13 and "Charlotte's Web" will be shown Aug. 24. All movies will be shown in HCC's Alumni Amphitheater and begin at 8:30 p.m. Stadium seating is available, but attendees are welcome to bring a blanket to spread out on the grass. The Alumni Association will sell concessions during the movie.
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August 13, 1997
By LISA GRAYBEAL Staff Writer, Chambersburg CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A 6-week-old Hereford heifer calf was reunited with its mother Monday night after firefighters rescued it from a 12-foot deep abandoned cistern. Full Moon broke through a wooden covering on the hole in a barnyard off of Scotland Avenue in Greene Township and fell to the bottom sometime in the late afternoon, according to Nancy Lehman, who raises beef cattle with her husband, Bryan and four children. The red calf with a white face is owned by 7-year-old Brittany Lehman.
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December 23, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- Firefighters and other officials on Tuesday said they rescued a young cow that slipped on ice off Showalter Road and was unable to gain its footing. The heifer was spotted by I-81 travelers and someone called for help, according to a press release from the Humane Society of Washington County. N. Trapp, an officer with the local humane society, responded and was able to keep the cow upright, according to the release. Kevin Blair of the Maugansville Goodwill Volunteer Fire Department, Ian "Magilla" Swisher, assistant chief of the department, and John Heizer, a veterinarian at Mid-Maryland Dairy Veterinarian, also responded and were able to get the animal to the safety of a barnyard, according to the release.
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Alicia Notarianni | Making Ends Meet | April 26, 2012
When I was a girl, I used to watch "The Young and the Restless" with my mom. She didn't feel good about it, but it was the one hour out of her hectic day as a working wife and mother of five that she indulged herself in a guilty pleasure. I guess the benefit of escape outweighed the concerns. Nikki Newman would head for the shower with an illicit lover sporting nothing but a carefully placed bath towel. "Don't look," my mom would say. "That's why kids shouldn't watch this.
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September 22, 2011
STAR Community's Barnyard Jamboree will be Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2, at 13674 Greencastle Pike in Hagerstown. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2. The event will include crafts, direct sales, farm toy and children's toy vendors, antique tractor exhibits, children's activities, kids' pedal pull, face-painting, petting farm, carnival games, bounce slide, wagon rides, music...
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Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring | July 11, 2011
Clear Spring Library will host “Barnyard Buddies” Wednesday, July 20, at 3:30 p.m. Drop by the library to meet and pet miniature barnyard animals. For more information, call 301-842-2730. Also, teens won’t want to miss “Teens in Japan” at the library Tuesday, July 26, at 3 p.m. The event will explore Japanese culture and participants will make sweet sushi. Participants must be enrolled in the teen summer reading club or be 13 to 18 years old. Registration is required.
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April 15, 2010
Journie Walker-Martinez, Ruby Williams and Luis Santiago dance with other Fountaindale Elementary School for the Arts and Academics second-graders Thursday to "Rockin' Robin" as a part their Barnyard Moosical spring concert.
NEWS
September 29, 2009
Star Community, at 13674 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, will host its barnyard jamboree Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will include carnival rides, a petting farm, live music, horseback riding demonstrations, farm toys, a corn maze and wagon rides. For more information, call 301-791-0011, ext. 113, or go to www.starcommunityinc.org .
NEWS
September 19, 2009
This has not been a good week for manners. While watching President Obama on TV deliver his speech and rationale as to why we should support health care reform in our country, I couldn't believe my ears when I heard a loud "You lie" come from the Republican section of Congress during this session. Whether you acknowledge or not that many politicians happen to lie on occasion, the fact that one politician would point out another politician's swaying of the truth in open Congress in front of millions of people was somewhat startling.
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By DAVE McMILLION | July 20, 2009
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- It's been more than three years since Don Schwartz died, and the memories of him are as fresh as ever. Friends of the former Washington County agricultural extension agent remember Schwartz going to their houses for dinner to discuss agricultural problems. They remember how Schwartz would help anybody, even the backyard gardener, and how Schwartz always championed practical farming measures to make sure they worked for local farmers. "Barnyard sense.
NEWS
December 23, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- Firefighters and other officials on Tuesday said they rescued a young cow that slipped on ice off Showalter Road and was unable to gain its footing. The heifer was spotted by I-81 travelers and someone called for help, according to a press release from the Humane Society of Washington County. N. Trapp, an officer with the local humane society, responded and was able to keep the cow upright, according to the release. Kevin Blair of the Maugansville Goodwill Volunteer Fire Department, Ian "Magilla" Swisher, assistant chief of the department, and John Heizer, a veterinarian at Mid-Maryland Dairy Veterinarian, also responded and were able to get the animal to the safety of a barnyard, according to the release.
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