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NEWS
November 13, 2006
TOPS #454 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) collected canned food during September for the Williamsport Food Bank. The food collection was part of the Bowling for TOPS September Challenge. TOPS #454 meets at Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St., Williamsport, every Tuesday at 10:45 a.m., with private weigh-ins. TOPS is nonprofit and offers a low-cost program. For more information, please call leaders Stephanie Tracy at 301-223-6739 or Linda Perry at 301-223-7010. On Oct. 28, Clopper-Michael Post 10, the American Legion, Department of Maryland, celebrated its 85th anniversary.
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NEWS
November 6, 1998
To Allegheny Power and the many local volunteers of Kids Voting, an organization which aims to convince youngsters early on that voting is an important civic duty. To Terry Talbert, who served The Herald-Mail for more than 30 years as a reporter, editor, and columnist. Her humorous columns on her oddball experiences with family and pets have tickled our funny bone for years. To all who've donated the annual Bags of Plenty food drive for Washington County. For those who haven't, most large local markets will take canned food for the needy until Nov. 23. To the members of Christ's Reformed Church on Hagerstown's West Franklin Street, for sharing their place of worship for 15 months with Ebenezer A.M.E.
NEWS
Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | January 24, 2013
Building for Hunger is a charity event involving local schools and area businesses. The event is a partnership with the local Washington County Hunger Group, Valley Mall, participating schools, sponsoring businesses, and of course, the local community supplying canned and boxed foods that will be donated to the Maryland Food Bank - Western Maryland Division (formerly Food Resources Inc. Donation bins for nonperishable boxed and canned food items...
NEWS
December 1, 2007
Christmas in Shepherdstown SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. ? The yearly Christmas celebration. Special events are scheduled today and Sunday at various locations throughout town. The full schedule is at www.christmasinshepherdstown.com. The trains of Christmas O-gauge layout featuring trains operating in a snow scene. Also trains for children to operate, HO- and O-scale model railroads, artifacts and photos. 1 to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd.
NEWS
By LYNN LITTLE / Special to The Herald-Mail | June 10, 2009
Everyone is looking for ways to save money, especially on food. Saving money on food doesn't mean you have to give up good food and good tastes. Saving money means you need to be a little creative. Check prices online. Most major grocery store chains will list their weekly sales online. So find the Web site for your favorite stores and log on before you do your menu planning and food shopping. You can tweak your menus and your shopping list based on what you find on sale. You can also compare prices at several different stores before you leave home.
NEWS
July 1, 2006
The following Fourth of July events will happen through Tuesday in the Tri-State area. Today The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will perform a Salute to Independence at 7:30 p.m. at Antietam National Battlefield. Fireworks begin immediately after the concert. Mountaintop Heritage Days will have fireworks at dusk at the former Fort Ritchie's parade grounds in Cascade. Call Gary Muller at 717-794-2128. Hagerstown Speedway, west of Hagerstown, will have fireworks Saturday after dark during the 41st annual Johnny Roberts Memorial races.
NEWS
February 5, 2004
Mail Call rules Please be as brief as possible when calling Mail Call, The Daily Mail's reader call-in line. Mail Call is not staffed on weekends or holidays so it is best to call Mail Call during the week. The Mail Call number is 301-791-6236. You are welcome to leave a recorded message on any subject, but some calls will be screened out. Please follow these rules when calling Mail Call: It is best to limit your calls to issues in the news, but it's OK to say something nice about a person, place or thing you like about this area.
NEWS
by TIM ROWLAND | December 8, 2005
I'm sitting here trying to decide what I need to put in my "go bag. " Canned food and bottled water, sure. Clean socks, a first-aid kit, Sterno, Swiss Army knife and a flashlight. But I still have a little room in the side pockets and I need Washington County's advice. What's more essential, a value pack of Snickers, or my Dirt Bike Girls of the Deep South calendar? Unfortunately, these are the type of questions that Washington County's disaster/evacuation plan neglects to answer.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | January 30, 2008
Often, when Tim Higgins is preparing dinner, he starts in his yard. This time of year, he harvests root vegetables such as beets and carrots for dishes such as grated carrot and beet salad. The salad is one of two dishes Higgins will prepare Thursday, Feb. 7, during a cooking demonstration that is part of Wisdom from the Heart: Heart Healthy Eating. The presentation is a women's health forum presented by Washington County Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation and Congestive Heart Failure programs and Women's Specialty Associates.
OPINION
July 14, 2011
Williamsport Food Bank and friends share the bounty To the editor: On July 9, the Williamsport Food Bank and the Mobile Food Bank of Maryland hosted a food giveaway for all Williamsport school district folks. We were given 6,000 pounds of food to give away in two hours. It was an amazing day. It could not have happened though without the support of the Town of Williamsport, Mayor and Council donating the space in Town Hall to us for the food giveaway.
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