December 26, 2010
Boy Scouts from Troop 252 and Cub Scouts from Pack 26 worked together with community volunteers to set up and light luminarias Dec. 4 for the 22nd annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination. Troop 252 is chartered by the Church of Christ at Hagerstown on Whitehall Road in Hagerstown.
August 22, 2010
Claire Martin of Waynesboro, Pa., sings Sunday during a showcase organized by Mont Alto, Pa., voice teacher Kay Yaukey. Adults and children took the stage in Harbaugh Hall at Trinity United Church of Christ in Waynesboro to perform almost 60 songs.
September 11, 2012
"Back to Church Sunday," part of a national movement of churches across America, will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at The Church of Christ in the Great Valley, 7306 Wheeler Road in Boonsboro. For more information, call 301-799-9174.
December 3, 2008
JUNE 5, 1931-DEC. 2, 2008 Jane R. Hoover, 77, of 233 Rock Willow Ave., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at Washington County Hospital. Born June 5, 1931, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Stephen Fortunato and Jettie Mae Henry Fortunato. She was a 1951 graduate of Hagerstown High School. She was employed by Catherine's Beauty Salon. She was a member of Christ's Reformed Church United Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Paul F. Hoover Jr., whom she married Aug. 30, 1953; one daughter, Lisa M. Law of Mount Peasant, S.C.; one son, Steven Hoover of Falling Waters, W.Va.
November 21, 2012
The Rev. Robert J. Allen, 78, of Gwynedd, Pa., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Abington Memorial Hospital with his family at his bedside. Bob was born July 6, 1934, in Hagerstown, to the late Arvella and Arthur Allen. He graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1952 and was a graduate of both Franklin and Marshall College and Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, Pa. He was ordained a minister of the United Church of Christ in 1959 at Christ Reformed Church in Hagerstown.
October 28, 1998
Washington County Board of Education candidate Mary L. Wilfong on Tuesday her religious beliefs kept her from registering to vote until she launched her campaign in June. Wilfong, who was the top vote-getter in the Sept. 15 primary, has drawn criticism from some because she has not voted in past elections. --cont. from front page -- But Wilfong, who owns Martin's Fine Furniture and Ethan Allen Home Interiors, said her religious tradition stresses community service over partisan politics.
October 19, 2009
-SEPT. 21, 2009 WINTERVILLE, N.C. - Mr. Gene W. Spears, 73, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ of Winterville, N.C., and a memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Church of Christ, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The burial of remains will be in Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, W.Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.
April 4, 2012
Zion Reformed United Church of Christ announces the 6th annual Cinderella Shop at Zion from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays in April. Clean, gently used prom gowns are available for purchase for $25 each. Only cash or checks written to REACH are accepted. All proceeds go to REACH. Zion Reformed United Church of Christ is at 201 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Access to the shop is via the alley off East Avenue at the rear of the church. Donations of clean, gently used prom gowns are also gratefully accepted during church office hours, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon.
December 14, 2008
Mary R. McNeill, 74 DEC. 7, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Mary R. McNeill, 74, of 220 Central Ave., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. She is survived by her husband, Paul McNeill; four children, Michael McDaniel, Shelia McDuffie and Karen Malloy, all of Fayetteville and Steven McDaniel of Hagerstown; 10 siblings; 14 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and one aunt. Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Church of Christ, Disciple of Christ in Fayetteville.
December 14, 2010
July 7, 1958 - Dec. 13, 2010 Brian Lee Henson, 52, of Clear Spring, Md., died Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at his home. He was born July 7, 1958 in Bethesda, Md. He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Clear Spring. He was a 1976 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. He was employed at Certain Teed Corp. of Williamsport, for over 25 years. He was a member of the Stoney Cabin Rod and Gun Club since 1991. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and enjoyed farming as a second career.