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February 25, 2011
Josephine F. Bowles Polk, 79, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Williamsport Nursing Home. The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The service will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.
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by Lisa Tedrick Prejean | January 14, 2005
It seems we're always celebrating some child's birthday, be it in our family, at church or at school. My children love the gift-buying process. I tell them to select something they would like and to imagine how much fun their friends will have playing with it. The day of the party, they wake up asking how much longer it will be until we can go. The excitement continues to build as we arrive at the festivities. The children go off together, and the adults mingle. A child's birthday party seems to bring out the best of that creativity gene all parents suddenly develop when they are first handed a bundle of joy. Some parents opt for at-home parties, others choose child-friendly restaurants, play places designed expressly for this purpose, or other activity-based businesses.
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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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By ANDREW SCHOTZ | May 27, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- Frank Turner closed one of his four local bowling alleys on Monday. Long Meadow Bowl has been open on Leitersburg Pike since 1961, he said. "For a lot of people, this was a home," he said. Turner said the decline of 9 p.m. bowling leagues nationwide helped cut into business. He said the remaining league bowlers at Long Meadow Bowl have moved to other Turner alleys. Turner also owns Dual Lanes on Dual Highway, Southside Bowl on Virginia Avenue and Pikeside Bowl near Martinsburg, W.Va.
NEWS
March 23, 2007
The 2007 Bowl for Kids' Sake fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at Turner's Dual Lanes in Hagerstown. Money raised will help fund the agency's services to children in the program, as well as recruiting efforts to find mentors for children waiting to be matched with Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Big Couples. Last year, 289 children received service from the program. There are 59 children waiting to be matched with a mentor.
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by BONNIE HELLUM BRECHBILL | March 31, 2003
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sherry Harbel of St. Thomas bowled with a very special teammate Saturday, her "little sister," Ashley, 10. Harbel, a secretary, has been a "big sister" since November, and meets with Ashley once a week to go bowling, shopping or out to eat. Ashley, a Chambersburg fourth-grader, said she likes to go to Harbel's house and go shopping. Harbel and Ashley were matched up through the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program of Franklin County. They bowled with two other teammates at Nellie Fox Bowl at the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl for Kids' Sake fund-raiser.
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by BOB PARASILITI | November 23, 2005
bobp@herald-mail.com COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Sometimes perfect isn't perfect. In another time, another place, University of Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen would be ecstatic about the progression of the Terrapins this season. Words like "progress," "improving," "playing hard," "proud" and "effort" dotted Friedgen's comments when speaking about the team during his weekly media conference. Many coaches would give their practice whistle to say all those glowing comments.
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By KAREN HANNA | January 23, 2006
HAGERSTOWN karenh@herald-mail.com Amid the shouting, towel waving and hoopla of the Pittsburgh Steelers playoff game, two customers on bar stools soberly carved out time for Football 102. For any nonfootball fans in the partisan crowd Sunday at Ground Round, Gloria Coyle shared one lesson she's already learned about the sport: "You might wind up getting into football, too. Hope you don't wait till you're 55, like I did. Now I...
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By MARK KELLER | November 7, 2008
By its way of thinking, the North Hagerstown football team hasn't had the Gridiron Classic trophy long enough. South Hagerstown, on the other hand, has just plain had enough. "We're saying now, 'It's our turn,'" South coach Greg Kellick said. "They've had the thing over there five years. Five years is enough. Now it's time to bring it back over and start the string over here. " The Rebels get their opportunity tonight when they play host to the Hubs at School Stadium in the 52nd meeting of Hagerstown's two high school football teams.
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by ROBERT KELLER | January 23, 2007
The Super Bowl is two weeks away, and it is going to be interesting: the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Bears. The Colts have advanced to their third Super Bowl since 1970. The last Super Bowl the Colts won was as the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl V against the Dallas Cowboys. The score for that game was 16-13. This will be Colts quarterback Peyton Manning's first Super Bowl appearance, and he earned it. The New England Patriots played hard, and they were ahead 21-3 in the second quarter.
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