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By BONNIE H. BRECHBILL | April 9, 2006
WAYNESBORO, Pa. Ryan Markle had a lot of friends. They gathered at Sunshine Lanes on Saturday, 16 months after he died in a car crash at age 17, to remember him and to raise funds for the Ryan Markle Memorial Education Fund. A senior at Smithsburg High School at the time of his death, Ryan was a popular boy who was good with computers, said his mother, Diana Markle. "We were encouraging him to go to Hagerstown Community College for computers," she said. More than 70 friends, family members and others bowled three games for $10, $7 of which went to the scholarship fund, Markle said.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | November 25, 2003
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Family members of a man who died in a head-on collision in March, 2002, and another man seriously injured in the wreck addressed the driver in court Monday, telling him he has not earned their forgiveness. Daniel Scott Pearrell, 28, of Berkeley Station Road in Martinsburg, agreed two months ago to plead no contest to one felony count of driving under the influence causing death. His sentencing hearing was delayed until Monday so probation workers could try to find family members of the victims, who at that time had not been located.
NEWS
September 24, 2006
There are three bowling alleys in Washington County. · Long Meadow Bowl, Long Meadow Shopping Center, Hagerstown. The alley has 25 duckpin lanes and seven tenpin lanes. It also has a snack bar and a bar. For more information, call 301-739-3707. · Southside Bowl, 17325 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. The alley has 12 tenpin lanes and 24 duckpin lanes. It also has a snack bar, a bar and an arcade room. For more information, call 301-582-1323.
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October 6, 2009
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | February 24, 2013
Dozens of people knocked down pins Sunday to build up women as Sunshine Lanes sought to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The bowling alley off Pa. 16 hosted a “Bowl for the Cure” event to raise money for breast cancer research. It was the third event of its type for the business. Manager Robin Reed said she felt compelled to do something to support the organization after her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010. She created an all-day event for tournament players and those people choosing to participate in open bowling.
NEWS
July 26, 2010
The Hagerstown City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday for a proposed annexation on the North End. The city is considering annexing the approximately 2-acre site of the former Long Meadow Bowling Alley and Eclipse Nite Club. Members of the public will be able to comment on the annexation at the 7 p.m. city council meeting, according to city documents. Adjacent to the Long Meadow Shopping Center, the property is owned by Aristodemos Capital Group LLC. City Comprehensive Planner Stuart Bass said annexing the land does not approve any plans for the property.
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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | July 27, 2010
City residents told members of the Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday they don't want the former Long Meadow Bowling Alley in the city limits if any part of it could become a night club again. The council held a public hearing Tuesday night on a proposed annexation of the approximately 2-acre site owned by Aristodemos Capital Group LLC. The building at 19330 Leitersburg Pike was once home to Eclipse Nite Club and Long Meadow Bowling Alley, among other businesses. Aristodemos plans to open a family entertainment center on the site as early as March, managing partner Ash Azadi previously told the Herald-Mail.
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by RICHARD F. BELISLE | March 17, 2005
waynesboro@herald-mail.com WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Trucks that haul away the debris from three attached but decrepit East Main Street buildings this spring will be hauling some of Waynesboro's history to the dump. The sale of the buildings- at 402, 406 and 410 E. Main St. - to Timber Development Corp. of Longwood, Fla., is to be closed on Friday. The owners have 45 days to vacate their buildings. Six to eight months after the bulldozers begin their work, a CVS Pharmacy is scheduled to open in the buildings' place.
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By HOLLY SHOK | holly.shok@herald-mail.com | March 12, 2013
A grand opening ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday for the newly renovated Wareham Professional Center, a building that once housed a bowling alley but has been converted to luxury business suites under a city redevelopment program. The 138 W. Washington St. building, built in the early 1900s, has undergone $1 million in upgrades since Rafie Ansari purchased it five years ago, said Derek Heckman, of Re/Max Commercial, who is the rental agent representing the building. The four-story building will be used for professional suites.
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By AMY WALLAUER | February 17, 1998
Newell indicted in niece's murder MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The uncle of 7-year-old Jessica Newell, found dead in the woods two days after she disappeared from a Martinsburg bowling alley, was indicted by a grand jury on first-degree murder, kidnapping and felony murder charges. Michael A. Newell, 39, of 2105 Winchester Ave., will be arraigned Feb. 27 in Berkeley County Circuit Court. Prosecuting Attorney Pamela Games-Neely said a motive for the child's abduction and murder has not been firmly established, but prosecutors believe it was an attempted molestation gone awry.
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