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By DON AINES | November 6, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - In terms of raw numbers, Tuesday's election had the largest turnout ever in Franklin County, but it fell short as a percentage of registered voters, according to complete but unofficial results from the county Election Board. The 63,795 voters who cast ballots was a few thousand ahead of the 2004 total of 59,320. However, the percentage of turnout was 72 percent, the same as four years ago. Since that time, the county added more than 6,700 voters with 88,787 registered, according to county election figures.
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October 28, 2008
Editor's note: As the presidential campaign winds to a close, both candidates are courting young voters. Staff writer Jennifer Fitch asked college students from schools across the Tri-State region if the candidates are making a good impression. Their answers will run through Friday in the Tri-State section of The Herald-Mail and will be published in the election section of our Web site. Sarah Emmel Age: 20 Hometown: Chester, Pa. College, year: Wilson College, junior 1)
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By JULIE E. GREENE | October 16, 2008
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Maryland has become a hotbed of Irish traditional music and Billy McComiskey is largely responsible for that. "For my own personal survival, I have to be around music, and the fact that it wasn't here when I got here was disturbing," McComiskey said during a recent phone interview. "When I moved to Baltimore (around 1980) to be with my wife, I couldn't help but notice the potential for an Irish scene. " McComiskey started the tradition of Thursday night Irish music sessions at Kavanaugh's - back when it was a popular Irish bar for police - for about three years after moving to Baltimore.
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August 18, 2008
COLUMBUS, Ga. - They always say kids tend to follow the examples their parents teach them. The Hagerstown Suns seem to be following the footsteps of the Washington Nationals, their parent club. The Suns were shutout 6-0 on Sunday for their 13th loss in the last 15 games. It came on the same day the Nationals lost their 10th straight game. Hagerstown struggled again, falling behind early, commiting errors to help the opponent score and allowing a late rally to put the game out of reach.
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By HEATHER KEELS | August 6, 2008
SMITHSBURG - Smithsburg Mayor Mildred "Mickey" Myers cast a tie-breaking vote Tuesday to confirm her husband's reappointment to the board of zoning appeals, a position some town councilmembers have argued could create a conflict of interest. At Tuesday's council meeting, councilmembers Tom Chiarizia and Shirley Aurand voted in favor of Homer Myers' reappointment and Donnie Souders Jr. and Dennis "Jack" Wenthe voted against it. Councilman Jerome Martin, who previously spoke out against the reappointment, was injured in an accident Monday and was not at the meeting.
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By BOB MAGINNIS | June 17, 2008
Is it June already? That's what many people in the Tri-State area are asking themselves as the days zip by and they rush to balance the demands of work with the need to spend at least some time vacationing with the family before the children are all grown up. Yes, it is June and before too long it will be November, when Washington County voters will need to make some choices at the polls - not only for president, but for the local School Board....
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By DON AINES | April 23, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Write-in votes are usually a minor headache for election workers, who have to record them on tally sheets and post them at the precinct before delivering the ballot boxes to the Franklin County Administrative Annex. Tuesday's primary proved to be a migraine as an unprecedented number of write-in votes were cast for Democratic nomination for the 33rd District seat to the Pennsylvania state Senate. No Democrats were on the ballot, leaving the nomination open to anyone who could garner at least 500 votes, the minimum required for a Senate nomination under state election law. At the end of the night, 3,393 write-in votes had been cast for the nomination in Franklin County.
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By DON AINES | March 17, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - It is the oft-told tale of a boy, some magic beans and a giant, though Saturday night's production of "Jack and the Beanstalk" was set to music with and cast with budding thespians from the area. Many of the 53 members of the Missoula Children's Theatre cast are veteran troupers, such as 11-year-old Skyler Allen of Greencastle, Pa., who played one of the merchants. Her mother, Patti, said Skyler has been a performer in amateur theater groups in Hagerstown, Greencastle and Chambersburg since she was 5. "I have one more year.
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By BILL ANDERSON | March 16, 2008
As soon as the river dropped to a more manageable level after the recent rain, the diehard smallmouth anglers have been out on the water. March is usually a really good month for river fishing for bigger bass, depending on weather and water conditions. The e-mail traffic around the region indicates smallmouth fishermen are already taking some nice fish. Many years of tracking big fish reports and reviewing data of trophy fish programs from states in this area has shown that many of the biggest fish - particularly bass - are taken in the early spring.
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By TIFFANY ARNOLD | March 6, 2008
MARTINSBURG W.Va. - The Apollo Civic Theatre's production of "Play On!" might be a live-theater version of a blooper reel. "It's community theater making fun of itself," says Judy Malone, the play's producer. "Play On!" opens Friday at the Apollo Civic Theatre. The comedic farce is about a theater group's efforts to put on a show in spite of multiple script revisions and other mishaps. Cast members say the play offers a glimpse, albeit an exaggerated glimpse, of the funny things that really happen during community theater productions.
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