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NEWS
July 14, 2008
The Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship in Cearfoss is having a pig and corn roast/community music event Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. There will be fun activities for children, including a water slide. The meal will be served at 4 p.m. Tickets cost $8 for adults; $4 for ages 5 to 12; and nothing for those 4 and younger. Music will be provided at 2 p.m. by Bev Mowen-Hann, at 3 p.m. by Hilltop Gospel Boys, at 4 p.m. by Forgiven and at 5 p.m. by Fertile Soil. Proceeds will benefit the senior high youth ministries of the church.
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NEWS
February 8, 2008
Lost - Jack Russell terrier. Where - The dog was lost on Shinham Road near the roundabout with Greencastle Pike in the Cearfoss area. When - The dog was lost Monday. Description - The male dog is mostly white but has some brown and black coloring on its face. The 4-year-old dog is described as very friendly. The small dog weighs about 15 pounds. It has been tattooed and has a microchip. It was wearing a thin leather collar. It answers to the name Gus. Phone number - If you have seen this dog, call 301-733-5208.
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | December 9, 2007
CEARFOSS - Seventy years ago and half a world away, a young Cearfoss woman, her new husband and a friend from California - all three Church of the Brethren missionaries - disappeared without a trace in rural China. On Sunday, Dec. 2, the congregation of the Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship and a few family members swept away the miles and the years as they shared memories of the three missionaries and their ultimate sacrifice for their beliefs. Mary Hykes Harsh, Alva Harsh and Minneva Neher set off for China on Sept.
NEWS
September 15, 2007
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 1020 Maryland Ave., Hagerstown, a Christian family music fest featuring Common Place, Eternal Praise and others will be held today from 4 to 8 p.m. Mount Zion Church, 14336 Greencastle Pike, Cearfoss, The Gospel Strings will present a program of bluegrass gospel music this Sunday at 2 p.m. Heritage Academy, 12215 Walnut Point West, Hagerstown, a fundraiser for a mission in the Philippines will be held...
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | August 6, 2007
CEARFOSS - Starting from scratch in 1979, Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship has grown in the number of its faithful and more than doubled the size of the building at 14010 Greencastle Pike. "Our original building, which opened in 1984, is 6,690 square feet," said Paul Reid, church board chairman. "The new community ministry center is an additional 8,380 square feet. " More than half of the new space is a multipurpose room that Reid and Pastor Len Smith envision as a site for all kinds of community-based activities, reaching out to the Cearfoss area and beyond.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | July 22, 2007
CEARFOSS - It's not the time of year most people think about hunting, but you wouldn't know that at Fairview Wildlife Studio at Eby's Lawn & Garden. The taxidermy shop is swamped with work. We're not just talking about whitetail deer and black bears. There are boxes of African antelope hides from wildebeests, steinboks, waterbucks, impalas, red hartebeests and kudus with large twisted horns. Taxidermist Wayne Smith expects Fairview, west of Cearfoss, to mount 150 to 200 pieces this year.
NEWS
March 13, 2007
From staff reports CEARFOSS - The body of an adult male was found Tuesday morning on Md. 58 west of Shinham Road, according to Washington County Sheriff's Department investigators. Sheriff Douglas Mullendore said Tuesday night that the body had been identified, but next of kin had not been notified. The man appears to have died from exposure, and the body had no obvious signs of trauma, Mullendore said. "He had not been reported missing. He is kind of a transient-type person," Mullendore said.
NEWS
by ARNOLD S. PLATOU | March 7, 2006
Three area farm families are among the 11 farms Maryland honored recently by designating their lands as Century Farms. Gov. Robert Ehrlich, in ceremonies in Annapolis, recognized the families for their commitment to farming and leadership in preserving agricultural land. Each of the families has farmed the same ground for more than 100 years. "Maryland's farmers are the backbone of our economy," Ehrlich said. "The Century Farm families we honor today have played a significant role in making agriculture the leading industry in Maryland.
NEWS
By Ric Dugan | September 30, 2005
Jessica Biser of Cearfoss swings into the sunset Thursday at the Maugansville Elementary School playground.
NEWS
by TARA REILLY | December 8, 2004
tarar@herald-mail.com WASHINGTON COUNTY - A group planning to convert a former schoolhouse in Cearfoss to an education center that would offer a driving tour of the Confederate retreat of 13,000 wounded soldiers from Gettysburg, Pa., asked the Washington County Commissioners on Tuesday for a $60,000 low-interest loan to help purchase the property. Rick Lank and Rebecca Rush of the nonprofit Forest Glen Commonwealth Inc. said the organization plans to create a Regional Heritage Education and History Technology Center at the school at Greencastle and Cearfoss pikes.
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