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January 27, 1998
Victims of fatal W.Va. wreck identified By DON AINES Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Hedgesville, W.Va., couple returning from a birthday party has been identified by West Virginia State Police as the people killed Sunday night in a head-on collision on W.Va. 9 that left three other people hospitalized. Daniel Head, 46, and his wife Shelva, 42, were killed on impact in the 8:37 p.m. accident, according to Trooper D.M. Olack. They were taken to City Hospital in Martinsburg, where efforts to resuscitate them were unsuccessful.
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By ANDREW SCHOTZ | July 2, 2010
BOONSBORO -- With patriotic music in the air and hot dogs on the grill, it was time to have a birthday party for America on Friday. Hundreds of people spread out across Boonsboro's Shafer Memorial Park for the town's annual Independence Day Celebration. Dozens of blankets and lawn chairs covered the field, as spectators scoped out prime spots for the after-dusk fireworks show. Before the sun set, there was plenty of time for relaxing, socializing and even napping while people waited.
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September 26, 2011
When asked, most 7-year-old boys would probably identify a long list of items they would like to receive as birthday presents. That list might include video games, Matchbox cars, LEGOs or professional sports apparel.   Connor Rohm of Greencastle, Pa., put together a very different list for his birthday. Instead of gifts, he asked his friends to make donations to one of his favorite places, the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County. “It was his idea, so instead of making a wish list of birthday presents, we asked his friends and their families to make donations to the Boys & Girls Club,” said Julie Rohm, Connor's mother and a volunteer at the club.
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September 23, 2011
By ANNE CHOVEY Special to The Herald-Mail The website for Fratelli Italian Pizzeria & Grill states, "Fratelli Restaurant is here to serve good food in a family atmosphere. " That sounded like a good invitation to me, so my friend Pap Ricka and I stopped in for dinner. Fratelli's has a cheerful exterior in one of the units in the South Pointe Shopping Center, on Oak Ridge Drive in Hagerstown. To the left of the front door is an outdoor eating area with tables and chairs under umbrellas.
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by DARCY SHULL | May 29, 2007
Picture yourself with your favorite band playing at your birthday party. Now imagine that all you had to do was message them on their MySpace page, and they would come to your house to play for you, just because you said that their music was inspiring. Wouldn't that be awesome? That's what happened to one fan of Shiny Toy Guns. According to a news story I heard, a girl said that she sent a message to the new band via MySpace, and the next day, they traveled across the country to play on her front porch at a party she was having.
NEWS
May 3, 1999
Unless it's a birthday party, don't surprise your boss, especially if he or she is an elected official. It's a lesson we've seen government staffers learn repeatedly, and the latest to get educated in that way was Karen Luther, Washington County's purchasing agent. During the commissioners' April 20 meeting, Luther got them to approve a $2.8 million contract to bring their payroll and other computer systems into Year 2000 compliance. Though the package was reviewed by a staff committee and a consultant, Commissioner John Schnebly voted against it, saying he wanted cost estimates from the six other proposals.
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Lesley Mason | Kids Ink | April 14, 2011
Remington, the Washington County Free Library's pet gold fish, will be celebrating his sixth birthday at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the North Pointe location. The library will host a special birthday storytime in honor of our beloved mascot. And Remington has asked that guests attending his birthday party bring an item to donate to the animals at the Humane Society of Washington County.  Items that are greatly needed at the shelter include Purina Cat Chow, Purina Kitten Chow, non-clumping cat litter, Kongs of all sizes, towels, wash cloths, liquid laundry detergent, bleach and dish detergent.
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By HEATHER KEELS | June 5, 2010
Have a Twitter account? Tag your tweets with " #mdblues " and they'll appear on our special section. View all of the photos for purchase! HAGERSTOWN -- A sea of umbrellas bobbed and pulsed to the music Saturday evening in Hagerstown's City Central Lot as drizzly weather failed to dampen the spirits of fans at Western Maryland Blues Fest's Downtown House Party. "What rain?" Greg Nusser, 50, of Hagerstown, asked as his shirt became increasingly soaked.
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By MARLO BARNHART | September 2, 2009
WILLIAMSPORT -- If there is a secret to living to be 105 years old, Dorothy "Dot" Carlisle is keeping it to herself. At least that's what she told everyone Wednesday at her birthday party at Homewood at Williamsport. "I have lived here for 20 years ... 20 happy years," Dot said. "New friends and true friends are here, and I hope all of you find as much comfort as I have. " Aided only by a walker, Dot entered the festive community room where cake, ice cream and punch awaited.
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by BRIAN SHAPPELL | October 30, 2003
shappell@herald-mail.com Shania Shockey is coming home to Hagerstown in time for the holidays and her sixth birthday. Shockey's father said the girl continues to recover at a Baltimore rehabilitation center from injuries she sustained when she was run over by a van last summer. Bill Heise said his daughter is scheduled to be released from the Kennedy Krieger Institute and brought back to her 50 E. Baltimore St. home on Nov. 20. She will turn 6 years old on Nov. 27, Thanksgiving Day. "Her birthday plus Thanksgiving, that means a lot," Heise said.
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