November 25, 1998
It's a few weeks before Christmas, and although you may not have visions of sugarplums dancing in your head, several of our readers have had visions of holiday cookies. They shared their recipes for Lifestyle's annual cookie exchange and told why the cookies are special to them and their families. Here are some recipes for the holiday treats. Additional recipes will be in Lifestyle Wednesday, Dec. 2. Thanks to the readers who took the time to respond and bake goodies.
September 18, 1999
The following groups won prizes in the Hancock Canal Apple Days parade Saturday morning: - Marching units : Hancock Raiders, first place; Hancock Brownies, second place; Pommettes, third place. - Bands : Southern Fulton, first place; Hancock, second place; Tri-State, third place. - Majorettes and color guards : Shooting Stars, first place; Cavaliers, second place; Revengers, third place. - Floats : Cub Scouts, first place; Rotary, second place. - Ambulance : Hancock, first place.
April 27, 2010
MYERSVILLE, Md. - A teen spring mixer and dance will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at Musket Ridge Golf Club, 3555 Brethren Church Road. The mixer is open to ages 13 and older. Parents are also welcome. Cost is $25 per person, which includes dinner. Teen buffet includes mini pizzas, chicken tenders and more. Adult meal includes chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, brownies, cookies, coffee and iced tea. Deadline for reservations is Tuesday, May 4, and must be made by e-mail to capsno_1@yahoo.
August 12, 2008
Brownies given permission to meet at Town Hall CLEAR SPRING - The Clear Spring Town Council on Monday gave Brownie Troop No. 267 permission to hold meetings at Town Hall. The meetings will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month. Town to ask county for advice on homebuilding contract CLEAR SPRING - The Clear Spring Town Council will seek the opinion of Washington County officials to determine the proper action to take against a homeowner who has taken more than one year to finish building a home on his property at 11 Mill St. In May 2007, Patrick Murphy of 11 Mill St. entered into a contract with the town that stipulated he had one year to finish the home, Town Clerk Juanita Grimm said during a Monday meeting.
November 13, 1998
By BRYN MICKLE / Staff Writer photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer Pizza, chicken nuggets and fudgie brownies are sure-fire winners with the elementary school lunch crowd. But rice, peas and pasta? That's another story. "We have a whole generation of kids who don't know how to eat," said Sharon Walker, a Washington County Schools area manager for food and nutrition services. --cont. from front page -- "When it comes to a crunchy fish sandwich versus pizza, the pizza always wins," she said.
May 31, 2011
Laura Oates loves to bake. The Hagerstown mom said she always makes her sons' birthday cakes from scratch complete with homemade icing. She said now that her sons , Adam, 4 and Ryan, 1, are old enough to help, she looks for fun, easy recipes to create together. Oates said she first saw this hamburger cupcake recipe on the website Bakerella.com. "When I saw it, I thought it was such a neat recipe because the kids could help me make it," Oates said. She said both of her boys enjoy baking with her, and they especially like sampling their work.
December 19, 2007
On Dec. 8, Girl Scouts from Boonsboro Troop 222 had a very special and exciting trip.Troop leader Heidi Welsh organized a dogsledding trip with Husky Power Dogsledding in Accident, Md. The weather was perfect, as newly fallen snow and a crispness in the air made this event even more special for the girls. When the girls arrived, they were thrilled to see 19 dogs. The Siberian and Alaskan huskies were awesome and beautiful. The girls loved learning all about the dogs and the sport of dogsledding.
March 5, 2008
Spring bargain sale set for March 14-15 The Women's Club will have its Spring Bargain Sale on Friday, March 14, and Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the club building at 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown. Gently used clothing, household merchandise, jewelry, toys, baked goods and linens will be available for purchase. Orders for vegetable beef soup and ham and bean soup at $4.50 a quart and $2.25 a pint and country ham sandwiches at $2.50 each can be called to the Women's Club office by Friday.
October 14, 2009
St. Joseph Catholic Church, at the corner of Halfway Boulevard and Virginia Avenue, will hold its annual Christmas bazaar and bake sale Nov. 5 to 7. It will be held in the parish center behind the church. The hours are Thursday, Nov. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The bazaar features handmade gifts, decorations, wreaths, floral arrangements, baby items, table runners, snowmen, hard candy, a "White Elephant" table of Christmas treasures and other items.
March 28, 2013
Bakers are invited to enter the first Cooks that Care: Dessert Bake-Off from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Baking categories are brownies/cookies; cakes/cheesecakes/cupcakes; and pies/tarts/turnovers/cobblers. Sixty-four entries will be accepted. The entry fee per recipe is $15. For those who want to taste the desserts, the entry fee is $5 at the door. The celebrity judges will be Chef Steve Weiss of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College in Martinsburg, Chef Jay Zuspan III, owner of 28 South in Hagerstown, and Chef Eric Hott of Grand Resort Bad Ragaz in Switzerland.