September 25, 2011
The mountaintop community of Blue Ridge Summit recently received donated playground equipment to spruce up its park off Charmian Road. Blue Ridge Summit resident Joy Ammerman and her family were considering how to honor her husband's memory when a relative's comment gave her pause. “My daughter-in-law said, 'Where's the playground?'” Ammerman said. Ammerman drove to Lions Club Park and discovered old, metal playground equipment she said was in poor condition. She contacted the Blue Ridge Summit Lions Club about making a donation to replace it in memory of her husband, Bruce.
April 24, 2013
Township police to take part in take-back day BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - The Washington Township (Pa.) Police Department will be joining a host of other law enforcement agencies in participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday. Washington Township police will be accepting expired, unused or unwanted medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Blue Ride Fire Hall at 13063 Monterey Lane in Blue Ridge Summit. A complete list of Franklin County and Eastern Panhandle agencies hosting similar events was published in Wednesday's paper.
February 3, 2006
John Miller, a Civil War historian, lives on property believed to have been a part of the Battle of Monterey near Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Miller and members of the One Mountain Foundation have planned a Civil War church service and social which will be held Sunday, Feb. 5, as part of Civil War Trails Discovery Weekend in Franklin County, Pa. The service, at Hawley Memorial Presbyterian Church on Charmian Road off of Pa. 16 in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.,...
April 10, 2006
Massage school receives accreditation BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - Synergy Healing Arts Center and Massage School's Massage Therapy Program was granted accreditation on Oct. 21, 2005, by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation for a period of five years. Synergy will celebrate its 10th year of operation from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 15 at its annual open house. For information, call 1-717-794-5778.
June 27, 2009
Maude C. Birely, 85, of NMS Health Care, and formerly of Locust Street in Hagerstown and Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Thursday, June 25, 2009, at the home. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Germantown Bethel Cemetery, Cascade.
January 18, 2011
Mary Louise Benchoff, 79, of Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at home. The service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at The Church of the Transfiguration, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.
May 4, 2010
Clyde A. Perry, 76, of 15388 Summit Farm Road, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Sunday, May 2, 2010, at his home. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Pa. The service will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Blue Rock Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro. Burial will be Saturday in Dallas.
March 8, 2012
Mr. J. Ted Benchoff, 54, of 14942 Buchanan Trail East, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Wednesday, March 7, 2012, in Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services Monday at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The service will be Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Harbaugh Church Cemetery, Rouzerville, Pa.
January 6, 2011
James M. Dean Sr., 75, of 11975 Green Ridge Drive, Waynesboro, Pa., died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Pa. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Rita's Catholic Church, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Burial will follow in Burns Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.
September 29, 2011
The Maryland Department of Agriculture recently recognized employees for their years of service to the department. The following area employees were recognized: 30 years Edward Crow, Thurmont, Md., pesticide regulation Thomas Lupp, Frederick, Md., forest pest management 25 years Christopher Firme, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., forest pest management Moana Himes, Frederick, resource conservation...