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December 27, 1999
Champagne Champagne comes in bottles of various sizes, from the split (187 millileter) to the half-bottle (375 millileter) to the regular-size bottle (750 millileter). Beyond that, the names of the larger bottles sound like characters from ancient history. - Magnum : equal to two regular-size bottles of champagne. - Jeroboam : equal to four bottles. - Methuselah : equal to eight bottles. - Salmanazar : equal to 12 bottles.
NEWS
December 21, 2008
3/4 cup cranberry juice3 ounces simple syrup6 ounces orange liqueur, such as Cointreau750-milliliter bottle Champagne, chilled18 fresh cranberries Makes 6 servings In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine the cranberry juice, simple syrup and orange liqueur. Shake well (until the shaker is covered with condensation). Strain the mixture, dividing it among 6 Champagne flutes. Add the Champagne, dividing it among the glasses. Garnish each drink with 3 cranberries skewered on a cocktail pick.
LIFESTYLE
December 26, 2012
On Dec. 2, the Last Man's Club of American Legion Post 222 in Clear Spring met for the 57th time. The purpose of the club “is to bind ourselves together in comradeship to perpetuate the memory of departed veterans.” The meeting occurs annually at the post home. Bottles of champagne are encased in a wall niche along with rosters of veterans of World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, Granada, Panama and Desert Storm. The last member of each group then opens the champagne and toasts the memory of his fallen brethren.
NEWS
By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | December 31, 2007
TRI-STATE - Before the countdown can begin and the ball can drop, area businesses must prepare for the party. Managers say they are stocked up on champagne. Extra waiters and bartenders will be on duty. Some have hired bands or disc jockeys. "We did stock up on champagne, but we have found that in the past, people don't really drink a lot of champagne," said Kendra Smith, manager of Fireside Restaurant and Lounge at the Plaza Hotel outside of Hagerstown. The restaurant is expecting more than 200 guests for dinner, and Smith said additional people will fill the bar to ring in the new year.
NEWS
February 6, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Cumberland Valley School of Music's annual elegant dinner dance and auction will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Chambersburg Country Club. The theme of the event is Celebrate America. Black tie is optional. A cash bar is available. The evening also features a silent and live auction, raffle and music by The Holders. The menu consists of hors d'oeuvre and champagne welcome, butternut squash soup paired with Sauvignon blanc wine, sundried tomato ravioli with roasted red pepper pesto cream, raspberry sorbet, Asian marinated salmon and grilled peppercorn encrusted terrace major beef tenderloin with a bourbon vanilla bean demi glaze - paired with Pinot Noir wine, toasted almond wild rice pilaf and sauted broccoli florets, cinnamon hazelnut crme brle - paired with champagne de Prix.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 19, 2012
1. He's actually 'Got Talent' Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., last year's "America's Got Talent " winner, will perform Sinatra-style standards at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $27 to $39. Call 301-790-2000 or go to www.mdtheatre.org . 2. Strings and sounds North Hagerstown High Orchestra will present its Pops Concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at North Hagerstown High School auditorium, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown.
NEWS
by JENNIFER FITCH | February 23, 2007
WAYNESBORO, PA. - Three MainStreet Waynesboro Inc. officials paused for a moment in their conversation Thursday, trying to remember a black-tie event held in town in the past several years. Carole L. Malin, Anna Root and Kelly McGahen looked at each other and then agreed the organization's fundraiser gala scheduled for March 31 will be the first one in some time. The Chocolate Extravaganza from 7 to 9 p.m. will combine champagne, classical music and fresh flowers with chocolate delicacies including cake, mousse and truffles.
NEWS
By MEG H. PARTINGTON | December 29, 1999
Don't want to spend New Year's Eve holed up at home waiting to see if the power goes out as the ball drops in Times Square? Why not join in the festivities being offered around the Tri-State area? At least you won't be alone if the Y2K bug bites. cont. from lifestyle Here's a sampling of some of the social options available: Ramada Inn Ramada Inn, 901 Dual Highway in Hagerstown, is offering a New Year's package for those who want to celebrate, then stay overnight.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | January 2, 2003
pepperb@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - All were sitting, some swilling a few flutes of champagne while quietly reminiscing, but most Robinwood Assisted Living residents happily recalled a New Year's Eve where their legs danced, their close friends laughed and their loved ones relaxed alongside them. "We danced all night, just the two of us," said Esther Grace while smiling, a light mist glinting in her eyes. "We rolled up the carpet. We danced till dawn. " Grace, 82, said that living room dance followed a wonderful New Year's Eve party more than 12 years ago, just before her husband died.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | January 8, 1999
People hoping to toast the new millennium with champagne may want to lay in their stocks soon, especially if they have a taste for really good bubbly. Despite some international rumors and stories about a short supply because of big celebrations planned for the holiday, many Tri-State area liquor store owners say they haven't given a second thought to ordering champagne or sparkling wine for next New Year's Eve. A shortage isn't expected of sparkling wine or most brands of real champagne, said Jean-Louis Carbonnier, director of the Champagne Wines Information Bureau in New York City.
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LIFESTYLE
December 26, 2012
On Dec. 2, the Last Man's Club of American Legion Post 222 in Clear Spring met for the 57th time. The purpose of the club “is to bind ourselves together in comradeship to perpetuate the memory of departed veterans.” The meeting occurs annually at the post home. Bottles of champagne are encased in a wall niche along with rosters of veterans of World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, Granada, Panama and Desert Storm. The last member of each group then opens the champagne and toasts the memory of his fallen brethren.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 19, 2012
1. He's actually 'Got Talent' Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., last year's "America's Got Talent " winner, will perform Sinatra-style standards at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $27 to $39. Call 301-790-2000 or go to www.mdtheatre.org . 2. Strings and sounds North Hagerstown High Orchestra will present its Pops Concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at North Hagerstown High School auditorium, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown.
NEWS
February 6, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Cumberland Valley School of Music's annual elegant dinner dance and auction will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Chambersburg Country Club. The theme of the event is Celebrate America. Black tie is optional. A cash bar is available. The evening also features a silent and live auction, raffle and music by The Holders. The menu consists of hors d'oeuvre and champagne welcome, butternut squash soup paired with Sauvignon blanc wine, sundried tomato ravioli with roasted red pepper pesto cream, raspberry sorbet, Asian marinated salmon and grilled peppercorn encrusted terrace major beef tenderloin with a bourbon vanilla bean demi glaze - paired with Pinot Noir wine, toasted almond wild rice pilaf and sauted broccoli florets, cinnamon hazelnut crme brle - paired with champagne de Prix.
NEWS
December 21, 2008
3/4 cup cranberry juice3 ounces simple syrup6 ounces orange liqueur, such as Cointreau750-milliliter bottle Champagne, chilled18 fresh cranberries Makes 6 servings In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine the cranberry juice, simple syrup and orange liqueur. Shake well (until the shaker is covered with condensation). Strain the mixture, dividing it among 6 Champagne flutes. Add the Champagne, dividing it among the glasses. Garnish each drink with 3 cranberries skewered on a cocktail pick.
NEWS
By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | December 31, 2007
TRI-STATE - Before the countdown can begin and the ball can drop, area businesses must prepare for the party. Managers say they are stocked up on champagne. Extra waiters and bartenders will be on duty. Some have hired bands or disc jockeys. "We did stock up on champagne, but we have found that in the past, people don't really drink a lot of champagne," said Kendra Smith, manager of Fireside Restaurant and Lounge at the Plaza Hotel outside of Hagerstown. The restaurant is expecting more than 200 guests for dinner, and Smith said additional people will fill the bar to ring in the new year.
NEWS
by JENNIFER FITCH | February 23, 2007
WAYNESBORO, PA. - Three MainStreet Waynesboro Inc. officials paused for a moment in their conversation Thursday, trying to remember a black-tie event held in town in the past several years. Carole L. Malin, Anna Root and Kelly McGahen looked at each other and then agreed the organization's fundraiser gala scheduled for March 31 will be the first one in some time. The Chocolate Extravaganza from 7 to 9 p.m. will combine champagne, classical music and fresh flowers with chocolate delicacies including cake, mousse and truffles.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | January 2, 2003
pepperb@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - All were sitting, some swilling a few flutes of champagne while quietly reminiscing, but most Robinwood Assisted Living residents happily recalled a New Year's Eve where their legs danced, their close friends laughed and their loved ones relaxed alongside them. "We danced all night, just the two of us," said Esther Grace while smiling, a light mist glinting in her eyes. "We rolled up the carpet. We danced till dawn. " Grace, 82, said that living room dance followed a wonderful New Year's Eve party more than 12 years ago, just before her husband died.
NEWS
By MEG H. PARTINGTON | December 29, 1999
Don't want to spend New Year's Eve holed up at home waiting to see if the power goes out as the ball drops in Times Square? Why not join in the festivities being offered around the Tri-State area? At least you won't be alone if the Y2K bug bites. cont. from lifestyle Here's a sampling of some of the social options available: Ramada Inn Ramada Inn, 901 Dual Highway in Hagerstown, is offering a New Year's package for those who want to celebrate, then stay overnight.
NEWS
December 27, 1999
Champagne Champagne comes in bottles of various sizes, from the split (187 millileter) to the half-bottle (375 millileter) to the regular-size bottle (750 millileter). Beyond that, the names of the larger bottles sound like characters from ancient history. - Magnum : equal to two regular-size bottles of champagne. - Jeroboam : equal to four bottles. - Methuselah : equal to eight bottles. - Salmanazar : equal to 12 bottles.
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