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September 21, 1997
By DAVE McMILLION Staff Writer MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Lynn Nolet said people she talked to Saturday agreed that whoever is responsible for the disappearance of 7-year-old Jessica Newell should be "strung up in the middle of Martinsburg for everyone to see. " Parents expressed shock at the discovery Saturday evening of a body believed to be Jessica's. "Oh my God, I'm going to go vomit," said Berkeley County Commission President Jim Smith. "My reaction as a parent, grandparent, former school superintendent (is)
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NEWS
November 18, 1999
By DAVE McMILLION / Staff Writer, Charles Town photo: KEVIN G. GILBERT / staff photographer CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A man wearing a ski mask robbed a One Valley Bank branch along U.S. 340 north of Charles Town Thursday morning, according to West Virginia State Police. At around the time of the robbery, a woman who had just left the Shenandoah Lanes bowling alley next door to the bank looked up and saw a man running across the field. The man fell in some weeds, got up and started running again, an employee of the bowling alley said.
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By KERRY LYNN FRALEY | October 23, 1998
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Michael Newell's fingerprints, hair like his and fibers matching his car's carpet were found on items inside the same garbage bag as his niece's missing sneaker and a blood-stained sheet, FBI laboratory analysis experts testified Thursday in Berkeley County Circuit Court. --cont. from front page -- FBI fingerprint specialist Kenneth L. Dunn Jr., who testified that he found Newell's fingerprints on both a cigarette package and a small plastic bag inside the garbage bag, was the last witness to take the stand before the state rested its case, a day earlier than expected.
NEWS
April 6, 2000
"I am trying to get some cookies, calendars and other things from any Girl Scout leader who is selling the stuff for Girl Scouts. " "I think that the ice skating rink should be transformed into a bowling alley and put the latest video games in and build an additional building closer to the road with large signs. Get a working manager and I bet that the parking lot will not be able to hold the customers in about a year. " "I want to thank the person who found my billfold at Martin's Food Market on Dual Highway and turned it in to the customer service.
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by SCOTT BUTKI | March 29, 2004
scottb@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - More than 500 people bowled for a good cause on Sunday at a fund-raiser that netted more than $45,400 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County. Bowl for Kids' Sake is the organization's biggest fund-raiser of the year. The organization's goal for the 20th annual bowling event was to raise $45,000, topping last year's total by about $4,000, event Chairwoman Claire Mumma said. The total Sunday night was $45,411, but the final amount was expected to be higher, she said.
NEWS
September 25, 1997
By DON AINES Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - In addition to suffering a double tragedy with the slaying of their granddaughter and the arrest of their son as a suspect, Mike and Janice Newell have had to deal with harassment. On Monday a crowd gathered outside their home at 2105 Winchester Avenue as FBI agents and state police executed a search warrant and then brought out their son, Michael Alan Newell, wearing handcuffs and a bulletproof vest. As he was brought out of the home, some members of the crowd shouted obscenities.
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By LINDA NORRIS | Meritus Media Relations | January 29, 2011
Cliff Anderson emerged from months of hospitalization in 2006 after a coma and injuries including a crushed pelvis left his right side paralyzed. People told him that his 40-year-bowling career was over. But on a day in June 2010, Cliff threw a bowling ball down the alley at Dual Lanes, Hagerstown, for the first time since his accident. There were tears in his eyes. “Everyone stopped what they were doing and came over to watch,” said the 64-year-old retired Army first sergeant and truck driver.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | November 6, 2011
Whether they were bowling gutter balls or strikes Sunday, a group at Southside Bowl was playing hard to raise money to aid people with neuromuscular diseases. “I think my gutter ball is not reflective of my usual bowling, but I wouldn't say that I'm stellar. I'm OK,” said Kate Long, who followed up a gutter ball with a strike. Long, 27, of Hagerstown, was bowling with her husband, Jason, and her mother-in-law, Cindy Long, who is a letter carrier in the Black Rock Golf Course area.
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By MARIE GILBERT | September 25, 2008
View the "Senior Bowling" slideshow. As soon as you open the door you hear it - the unmistakable sound of balls rumbling down a lane and exploding into a flash of white. There's laughter and applause and the hum of pins reloading. It's the soundtrack of any bowling alley - a reminder of how much fun this sport can be. And on this particular day, more than 80 bowlers are having the time of their lives. Every Wednesday afternoon, 24 teams arrive at Long Meadow Bowl in Hagerstown for a little exercise, a little competition and a whole lot of socialization.
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BY JoEllen Barnhart | March 18, 2002
Trevor grins. It's his turn. His friends and parents cheer "GO TREVOR!" He is here, at the Long Meadow bowling alley, every Saturday morning. Dedicated and determined to do his best. With two hands Trevor carefully selects the best of the brown speckled bowling balls from the return rack. The highly polished bowling alley makes the ten small duckpins look as if they are miles away. But, to this 17-year-old bowling athlete the thought of watching the white bottled shaped pins fall and crash from his toss keeps him focused and smiling.
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