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By STACI CLIPP / 240-329-2493 | May 31, 2010
Locust Point group plans June 26 block party The Neighborhoods 1st Locust Point group will hold its block party Saturday, June 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. on Ray Street. The city will provide free hot dogs and hamburgers. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish to share. A sign-up sheet will be available at the Locust Point Market. The group will eat from 5 to 6:30 p.m. during presentations from the fire department, HPD's canine and bike squads, and ambulance services.
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Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | June 11, 2012
LuHowl fundraiser to be held Saturday LuHowl, the annual Hawaiian-themed fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Washington County, will be Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the home of Don and Jone Bowman in Williamsport.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the animal shelter's dog spay and neuter programs. Sponsors include Hagerstown Honda and Kia, Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, RBC Wealth Management, Sir Angus and Eleanor Lakin, Valley Pet Cemetery, AFLAC and Younger Toyota.  The evening will feature dinner by Bulls & Bears catering and entertainment by jazz vocalist Kerensa Gray.
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by MARIE GILBERT/Staff Writer | June 12, 2005
The snake was like nothing Ryan Guesler had ever seen - a 5-foot blotched king snake from Florida. While his little sister covered her eyes, the 10-year-old Hagerstown youngster couldn't control his excitement. "This is so cool," he announced. A Scales and Tails presentation by Jacob Doyle of the Maryland Park Service, Department of Natural Resources, was just one of the activities featured Saturday at a block party hosted by Emmanuel United Methodist Church on Summit Avenue.
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March 19, 2009
Church requests closure of Broad Street for block party WAYNESBORO, Pa. - St. Mary's Episcopal Church requested that South Broad Street be closed from East Second Street to Pen Mar Street on June 20 for a block party. The Waynesboro Borough Council on Wednesday granted the closure from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. "Traffic on East Second will not be interrupted," Borough Manager Lloyd Hamberger said. Superintendent to serve as commencement speaker MONT ALTO, Pa. - Greencastle-Antrim School District Superintendent C. Gregory Hoover will serve as the commencement speaker this spring at Penn State Mont Alto, college officials announced in a news release.
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Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | June 2, 2013
Tuesday - Massey Roe scholarship presentation Diabetes support group The group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, in the first-floor community room at Potomac Towers. Neighborhood meeting and tree planting Elizabethtown East activities include: Tuesday - 7 p.m. meeting held at Bulls & Bears, 38 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown Saturday - Tree planting; trees will be delivered to 119  E. Antietam St., downtown Hagerstown. The planting is intended to beautify Elizabethtown East.
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June 1, 2012
Emmanuel Trinity Lutheran Church , Adamstown, Md., vacation Bible school on the theme “Sky Bible Camp,” 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22. Worship and closing program with a picnic 10 a.m. Sunday, June 24. $5 per child; $10 for family of two or more. Registration deadline, Monday, June 4. Call 301-663-6238, email alma.aaron@juno.com or go to www.emmanueltrinity.org . Shiloh United Methodist Church , vacation Bible school kickoff/block party with outdoor barbecue from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 10. Vacation Bible school 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 11, through Thursday, June 14. Open to ages 13 and younger.
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April 29, 2005
'The City of Lost Children' In this dark fairy tale, children are kidnapped as a desperate scientist searches for ways to survive. Rated R. Today, 7 p.m. Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall, King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. 'The Music Man Junior' Clear Spring Middle School students present "The Music Man Junior. " Today and Saturday, 7 p.m. Clear Spring High School auditorium, 12630 Broadfording Road, Clear Spring. Tickets cost $4 for adults, and $2 for students.
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by KRISTIN WILSON | September 29, 2005
kristinw@herald-mail.com BRUNSWICK, Md. - The City of Brunswick plans a weekend of entertainment, craft displays and model train shows during the 22nd annual Railroad Days Festival. "It's a lot of fun activities," says Geri Reynolds, recreation coordinator for the City of Brunswick. "Brunswick is a railroad town. " The focal point of the festival is the town's connection to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. That history is showcased at the Brunswick Railroad Museum through a 1,700-square-foot HO scale model train exhibit and galleries that tell about life in Brunswick, circa 1900.
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August 3, 1997
Everybody got into the fun Party a good gathering of residents, police, firefighters By CLYDE FORD Staff Writer The 300-block of Hagerstown's Central Avenue was blocked off by police and firefighters Saturday afternoon - this time for a block party instead of a crime scene or house fire in the West End neighborhood. Residents played games while police officers and firefighters passed out crime prevention brochures and fire safety tips. The block party was one of the first scheduled for throughout the week as part of the 14th annual National Night Out. About 250 people attended the activities Saturday afternoon at Central Avenue.
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