May 12, 2010
The Williamsport High School Blue Band Boosters will hold a money bonanza Friday, May 21, at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown. It is open to anyone 21 and older. Tickets cost $35 per couple, which includes dinner, soda, dessert, beer on tap and a chance to win money. The first and every 10th ticket drawn will win $35. The last drawing will be for $1,000. There will be a cash bar, drawings, raffles, 50/50 and tip jars. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6. There will be a DJ from 8 to 11 p.m. For more information, contact Karen Long at 301-582-3819 or k.long@myactv.
September 4, 1998
WILLIAMSPORT - The Williamsport High Blue Band will debut its new uniforms at halftime of a home football game at the school on Friday, Sept. 11. Williamsport will play Catoctin in a game that begins at 7:30 p.m. Williamsport High School Band Boosters are inviting individual and corporate sponsors to the game to see the uniforms, which keep the military style and a more modern look, and to be honored for their donations. A spokeswoman for the Band Boosters said the uniforms cost $53,000.
November 18, 2009
The Williamsport Blue Band will hold a fundraiser Wednesday night at the Chick-fil-A restaurant on Wesel Boulevard in Hagerstown. The event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Let the restaurant know you read about the fundraiser in the newspaper, and Chick-fil-A will donate a portion of your bill to the Blue Band. The proceeds will go to help pay for new band uniforms. For more information, contact Missy at firstname.lastname@example.org .
November 26, 2009
WHS choral group hosts holiday dinner, concert On Saturday, Dec. 5, the WHS Choral Department will host its annual holiday dinner and concert at Williamsport High School. A dinner of turkey with whipped potatoes and gravy, stuffing, sauerkraut, peas, cranberry sauce and apple crisp with vanilla ice cream will be served. Also included will be iced tea, lemonade and coffee. A concession table will be open before the show selling cookies, candies and other goodies.
October 8, 2009
o Read more Jamie Shekels columns at washingtoncountyliving.com Hoedown planned at Hagerstown Park Fairgrounds Park in Hagerstown will be hosting the annual Harvest Hoedown on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The first 750 children ages 12 and younger will receive a free pumpkin and apple. A scarecrow-making activity will be available, along with pumpkin painting, balloon animals, hayrides, tractor barrel rides, a petting zoo, face painting and more. Â Homecoming events set for Oct. 24 Williamsport High School will kick off its Homecoming celebration with the annual parade on Saturday, Oct. 24. Those interested in participating as a marching unit may reserveÂ a placeÂ by contacting Mr. Stike at 301-766-8434.
November 14, 2008
The Williamsport Band Boosters are holding a new uniform bonanza fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 22, at 5 p.m. at the Fairplay Volunteer Fire Company, 18002 Tilghmanton Road. Tickets cost $35 per couple, and include a meal, drinks, dessert, and a live band until 11 p.m. This event is open to anyone 21 years of age and older. There will be raffles, 50/50s, and tip jars. All proceeds will go toward paying off the new Blue Band uniforms. Those wishing tickets or information may contact Karen Long at 301-582-3819 or by sending e-mail to k.long@myactv.
October 15, 2008
View and purchase photos from the Showcase of Bands View the "Showcase of bands" slideshow HAGERSTOWN -- In a matter of hours Tuesday evening, fans at School Stadium weathered a hurricane, climbed Mount Everest and journeyed through Tolkien's Middle Earth -- all through the power of music. The themed musical productions were part of this year's Showcase of Marching Bands, a noncompetitive performance featuring all seven of Washington County's high school marching bands and a combined performance of "God Bless America.
May 25, 2010
MAY 19, 1994-MAY 23, 2010 Josh Forsythe, 16, of Hagerstown, was called home to be with his Savior Sunday, May 23, 2010, at Sinai Hospital after a two-year battle with Ewing's sarcoma, a very rare and aggressive form of bone cancer. He was born May 19, 1994, at Washington County Hospital, the son of Ann Forsythe Crist and Scott Andrew Crist. He was a sophomore at Williamsport High School and a member of the Blue Band. He was a member of Grace Brethren Church in Hagerstown.
September 11, 2012
Lawrence Tracy Cline, 56, of Mason, Ohio, died Sept. 8, 2012, at Hospice of Cincinnati. Born Oct. 26, 1955, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Robert W. Cline Sr. and Grace (Mercereau) Cline. He was the loving father of Brandon, Justin, Spencer, Serina and Jason; and the beloved husband of Gail Andersen. He is survived by his brother, Douglas (Lynn) Cline; sisters-in-law, Linda Deubert, Susan (John) Lethbridge and Gayle Cline; brother-in-law, Jerry Matheny; mother-in-law, Margaret Andersen; and 11 nieces and nephews.
August 25, 1999
By KATE COLEMAN / Staff Writer photo: MARLA BROSE / staff photographer A military bluegrass band? Playing bluegrass and country music is exactly what Country Current does and will do tonight at 6:30 in the band shell at Byron Memorial Park in Williamsport. The concert kicks off C&O Canal Days, which continues through Sunday. [cont. from lifestyle ] Williamsport native Patrick J. White will be on stage playing down-home music on his fiddle.