July 22, 2011
Monday, July 25 - American Red Cross Donor Center, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 - American Red Cross Donor Center, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, noon to 6 p.m. Friday, July 29 - Saint Mary Catholic Church, 224 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 29 - Trinity United Church of Christ, 30 W. North St., Waynesboro, Pa., noon to 6 p.m. Friday, July 29 ...
July 18, 2011
Christ Lutheran Church will hold its annual community yard sale Friday, Aug. 12, and Saturday, Aug. 13, starting at 8 a.m. each day. It will be held rain or shine. The church is at 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown. Proceeds will benefit the community. In addition to the yard sale, food, baked goods and ice cream will be available. For more information, call 301-739-7925 or email email@example.com .
July 7, 2011
Terry Francis Cool Sr., 62, of 1113 Woodland Parkway in Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at his home after a long, courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born Sunday, Jan. 23, 1949, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Bernard Francis Cool and the late Elva June Kennedy Cool. He attended North Hagerstown High School until 1963, and attended Massanutten Military Academy from 1964 to 1965. He went on to attend the Baltimore School of Barbering. He was employed by South End Barber Shop from 1966 to 1969, and had been employed at the Razor’s Edge from 1970 to the present.
June 10, 2011
Holly Kays loves writing, the outdoors and building relationships with people. This year's Outstanding Graduating Senior in the College of Natural Resources and Environment at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va., Kays has been involved in campus publications and has served her community through inner city and trailer park ministries. According to information provided by Virginia Tech, the Outstanding Graduating Senior is awarded on the basis of grade point average (3.4 or higher on a 4.0 scale)
May 5, 2011
The far right lane of the 100 block of West Franklin Street in Hagerstown in front of Christ’s Reformed Church will be closed until Friday, according to Jesse Cline of Callas Contractors. Cline, the field supervisor for the Washington County Transit Bus Transfer Center Project, says that closing the lane was necessary as part of the project. “There is an old water main down there that we need to shut off to continue the project,” Cline said. The bus transfer center project began in August 2010, two months after the Board of County Commissioners voted 3-2 to award the contract to Callas Contractors Inc. The project includes a new building for the Washington County Commuter bus system, a new gated parking lot for Washington County employees and expansion of Wareham Alley to Jonathan Street from 14 feet to 24 feet.
April 26, 2011
A Waynesboro church is offering garden plots as an educational tool and an opportunity for people to grow their own food. The United Church of Christ Church of the Apostles on Barnett Avenue is creating plots that are 10 feet by 10 feet and 20 feet by 20 feet. There is no cost to use a plot for the season, and space is available to anyone who asks. The Bible is filled with agriculture and nature references related to lifestyles of that time, Pastor Michael Cromer said. "Of course, it starts with a garden," he said of the Bible.
April 20, 2011
Mount Vernon Reformed United Church of Christ will hold a “Dogs and Cats Welcome” Easter service on Sunday. The public is invited. The doors open at 10 a.m. and the service begins at 10:45 a.m. There will be special Easter music. The church is at 64 S. Main St. in Keedysville. For more information, call the Rev. Delancy Catlett, pastor, at 717-977-4232 or Leslie Hart at 301-797-6290.
February 5, 2011
Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, at 201 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, has announced that the Rev. Kevin S. Munroe is its new pastor. Munroe will conduct the worship service and will deliver his initial sermon today at 11 a.m. Munroe graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of arts degree in architecture and philosophy and holds a master of architecture from the University of New Mexico. Years later, he received a Master of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological Seminary.
January 24, 2011
Nancy Mae Plant, 57, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg. The service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ with the Rev. Warren Kenny and the Rev. Ed Floyd officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.
January 1, 2011
MAY 2, 1916-DEC. 31, 2010 GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Mrs. Leola "Ollie" Ilene (Sword) Bitner, 94, formerly of 447 Moss Spring Ave. in Greencastle, passed away Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at 8:39 a.m. at The Shook Home in Chambersburg, Pa. Born May 2, 1916, in Montgomery Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Steward V. and Elva G. (Bricker) Sword. She was married in New Hope, Va., in 1939 to her husband, J. Nevin Bitner, who died Nov. 15, 1985. In her early life, she worked summers at Greencastle Packing Co., and from 1934 to 1939, was employed by Stanley Co. in Chambersburg.