November 18, 2009
This chicken dish is another one of my mother's favorite recipes to serve when company visited. It's easy to prepare and looks elegant. The thyme provides an unexpected savory flavor, and the water chestnuts add a nice crunch. It's great served with white rice; the rice provides a great way to soak up the sauce and enjoy every drop. This is a wonderful alternative to turkey for Thanksgiving, Christmas or another holiday dinner. - Joyce Summers 4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless Salt and pepper 1/4 cup butter (half a stick)
July 17, 2002
Veterinarian Lem Halterman of Park Circle Animal Hospital donated $500 toward Vest-A-Dog recently. Vest-A-Dog is a fund-raising effort started by Emily Bolton, a fifth-grader at Old Forge Elementary School. The purpose of Vest-A-Dog is to purchase bulletproof vests for the police K-9s in Washington County. Each vest costs approximately $500. Emily first thought of the idea after reading a similar story in the book "Chicken Soup for the Pre-Teen Soul. " Her initial goal was $5,000, which would vest the 10 police dogs in Washington County.
January 12, 2001
Is it a cold or an infection? So, is it a cold or acute bacterial sinusitis - an infection that should be treated with antibiotics? It's hard to tell. The symptoms for both are similar, said Dr. Michael J. Saylor: HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> stuffy nose HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> nasal discharge HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> facial pressure HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> sometimes a cough It's an "old wives' tale" that green nasal discharge means an infection, Saylor said.
January 9, 2006
Jan. 11 - Jan. 17 The Washington County Commission on Aging offers noon lunches to anyone 60 years and older at seven locations - Hancock, Smithsburg, Keedysville, Williamsport and three in Hagerstown. A two-day reservation notice is required and a donation is asked per meal. For information, call 301-790-0275. Weekly menu Wednesday - Turkey sub with lettuce, tomato and onions, chicken raveletti soup, mandarin oranges and milk. Thursday - Chili con carne with beans, rice, mixed vegetables, banana, corn muffin and milk.
November 28, 2008
School lunch menus for the week of Monday, Dec. 1, through Friday, Dec. 5: Washington County All meals include a choice of milk and two selections of fruits and vegetables. An assortment of fresh, frozen and canned fruits and vegetables will be offered in all schools everyday. Monday - No school. Tuesday - Mozzarella sticks or meatball sub. Wednesday - Beef hot dog or steak and cheese sub. Thursday - Soft or crunchy tacos or grilled chicken patty.
May 16, 2008
School lunch menus for the week of Monday, May 19, through Friday, May 23: Washington County Monday - Max pizza sticks with marinara or meatball sub, corn, applesauce and Italian ice. Secondary also may choose minestrone. Tuesday - Cheeseburger on bun or turkey cold cut sandwich, potato wedges, California blend vegetables and peaches. Secondary also may choose white bean and potato soup. Wednesday - Soft or crunchy tacos with salsa or toasted cheese sandwich, green beans, fruit juice and pineapple.