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May 12, 2008
"Just wondering why when we captured the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, it was buried in the middle of the paper. This should have been front-page news, but I guess any good news concerning our country and the war effort will be buried by the media. " "I appreciate the convenience of recycling items behind the Funkstown Fire Hall. Each time I go there, however, I find items in the bins which are clearly not authorized. A sign on the newspaper bin states that no cardboard is acceptable, yet I always see dozens of cardboard boxes inside.
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By HEATHER KEELS | February 25, 2008
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - One by one, they slipped and spun down the snowy slope like the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on ice. A giant guitar. A video game controller. A pirate ship. A tank. From the sidelines, a crowd cheered and snapped photos. At the bottom, less lucky participants dizzily untangled limbs from wads of cardboard and duct tape. But then, at the Wild & Wacky Cardboard Sled Derby, getting down in one piece isn't always a priority. The event, in its fifth year, is a fundraiser for Cedar Ridge Adventures, a ropes course run by Cedar Ridge Ministries of Williamsport.
NEWS
January 24, 2008
Auditions set for piano competition SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Area piano students will audition Saturday, Jan. 26, for a competition conducted at Shepherd University by Scott Beard, associate professor of music and coordinator of keyboard studies. Beard founded the competition in honor of two of his former teachers, Judith Siegel and Helen Hoffmann. Open to all West Virginia Music Teachers Association members, the competition was founded to promote the study of concerto and ensemble literature.
NEWS
January 17, 2008
Cedar Ridge Ministries of Williamsport will hold its annual Wild and Wacky Cardboard Sled Derby at Whitetail Resort on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 2:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Whitetail Adventure Tubing, this event is a day of competition on the tubing slopes as participants bring their own cardboard sled creations and race them down the hill. Participants can be as creative as they like in making their sled; however, the only construction materials allowed are cardboard, paint, glue and tape.
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by JENNIFER FITCH | March 5, 2007
MERCERSBURG, PA. - Thirty gallons of glue, six rolls of duct tape and two truckloads of cardboard is "the redneck way to get down a hill," Dan Powell said. The 15-year-old from Boy Scouts Troop 20 of Boonsboro joined more than a hundred other people who bundled up and milled about the base of Whitetail Resort's Adventure Snow Tubing hill Sunday at the fourth annual Cedar Ridge Wild & Wacky Cardboard Sled Derby. The Boy Scouts' sled turned in the fastest time, and the trick, Dan said, was simply "not hitting the wall.
NEWS
February 25, 2007
Chromagenic FREDERICK, Md. - Steve Pearson exhibits his process-oriented paintings. Concludes today. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call Diane Sibbison at 301-698-0656, ext. 115. Black history exhibit reception Works by more than 30 living black artists will be on display. Opening reception noon to 6 p.m. Continues through Sunday, March 25. Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
NEWS
December 4, 2005
The following recalls have been announced: About 8,016 boxes of Canterbury Naturals Cinnamon Raisin Quick Bread Mix, manufactured by Conifer Specialties, Inc., because the product contains undeclared sulfur dioxide. The recalled bread mix was sold in a package bearing a lot code 61741, 61961, 62771 or 71041. Retail stores, mail order and direct delivery nationwide sold the product from January through November. For more information, contact the company at 800-588-9160 or visit http://www.
NEWS
by MARLO BARNHART | November 10, 2005
marlob@herald-mail.com HANCOCK - It was quite a night for 30 students and their chaperones on Halloween night as they learned that being homeless is no fun. "It was a very rewarding experience for all who were involved," said Larry Smith, vice principal of Hancock Middle-Senior High School. For the fifth year, the students met in the parking lot of the Interfaith Service Coalition at 116 High St. for this event. They set up cardboard boxes to sleep in, chairs to sit in and barrels in which fires burned to keep them warm.
NEWS
By Andrew Schotz | September 4, 2005
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Friday's fire at Chambersburg Waste Paper Co. Inc. on Loop Road destroyed the business, a fire chief said Saturday. "They had pretty much 100 percent total loss" to the building and its contents, said James Hammond, chief of the Franklin Fire Co. Hammond said damage was estimated to be "in the millions" of dollars, but the property was insured. The 31-year-old business recycles waste paper and cardboard. Fire also consumed over-the-road box trailers, as well as large bales of baled paper or cardboard inside and outside the building.
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