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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | January 8, 2012
The 1.3-million-square-foot Macy's fulfillment center in Berkeley County remains on schedule to open and begin operating this spring, according to Berkeley County Development Authority Stephen Christian. "In a year's time, they've just made amazing progress," Christian said in a recent phone interview. The formal announcement of the retail giant's plan to build a facility for its Internet business in Cumbo Yard Industrial Park near Martinsburg was made Dec. 13, 2010, Christian said.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | October 5, 2011
The West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council approved a $2 million loan Wednesday as part of ongoing efforts to land a company that could bring more than 2,500 jobs to Berkeley County. The loan from IJDC to the West Virginia Economic Development Authority would allow the state to purchase property and reimburse some site-work costs at a proposed location for the unnamed company in Tabler Station Business Park, according to Berkeley County Development Authority Executive Director Stephen Christian.
OBITUARIES
October 4, 2012
A Mass of Christian burial for Lawrence Joseph Plumadore Hartnett, 93, will be celebrated Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Hagerstown, with the Rev. James Nirapple as celebrant.
OBITUARIES
March 13, 2013
Luigena "Jeanne" Smith, 79, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at her home. A Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church in Inwood, W.Va. Burial will be at St. Leo Catholic Church Cemetery, Inwood. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
NEWS
March 4, 2006
BOONSBORO - The ancient Christian practice of navigating through a labyrinth as a sacred walk to help people reflect on their lives will be available at St. Mark's Episcopal Church on Sunday, March 5, from 7 a.m. to noon. Designed to help create order out of chaos and draw people closer to God, a portable version of a labyrinth painted on a large canvas is spread on the floor of the Parish Hall at 18311 Lappans Road. The most famous Christian labyrinth is found in the Cathedral of Chartres in France.
OBITUARIES
July 28, 2012
Gilda G. Steel, 85, died Friday, July 27, 2012. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Berkeley Funeral Chapel, Inwood, W.Va., where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church. Burial prayers will be said in St. Leo Catholic Church Cemetery.
OBITUARIES
December 13, 2012
Bianca Maria Visconti James, 90, of Charles Town, W.Va., died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Willow Tree Manor of Charles Town. There will be no visitation. A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Charles Town. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town. Arrangements are by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.
NEWS
May 4, 2005
Forgiven, a local contemporary Christian band, will perform at a benefit concert at North Hagerstown High School on Friday, May 20. The concert will begin at 7 p.m., and proceeds will go toward the Mike Callas Stadium project. Forgiven is the house band at Hagerstown Grace Brethren Church's coffeehouse. Tickets cost $10 and may be purchased at North High's main office or at the door the night of the concert.
OBITUARIES
January 3, 2013
Josephine Klein Knight, 83, of Inwood, W.Va., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at St. Catherine's Nursing Home in Emmitsburg, Md. A Mass of Christian burial will be noon Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at St. Leo Catholic Church, with the Rev. Brian Shoda, celebrant. Burial will be at St. Leo Catholic Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home.
OBITUARIES
January 30, 2013
Beatrice Ann Hull, 88, of Kearneysville, W.Va., died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at her home. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., with a prayer vigil at 8:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Charles Town, W.Va.
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EDUCATION
August 25, 2013
Submitted photo The Hagerstown Campus of Life Christian University held its 2013 graduation ceremony Aug. 4 at Cutting Edge Ministries, 32 East Ave. in Hagerstown, following the morning worship service. Life Christian University offers a full curriculum of Bible-related courses. Evening classes are held at 32 East Ave. in Hagerstown. For information about the college, call Shirley Evans, director, at 301-797-8533.
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EDUCATION
August 18, 2013
Antietam Bible College, Biblical Seminary and Graduate School is offering a tuition-free online course in apologetics for the fall semester. The introductory offering is tuition-free, plus a $30 registration fee and textbook cost. The course is about defending the Christian faith. To register, call 301-797-0988 or send an email to Admin@AntietamBibleCollege.org.
NEWS
July 25, 2013
A Christian Storytelling Café will be held Sunday, Aug. 4, at 2 p.m. at Port City Java, 1551 Potomac Ave., at Long Meadow Shopping Center in Hagerstown. The featured story tellers will be Carol Crosby, who will tell the story of “The Mother of Judas.” In addition, Patti Worsley and Gumption the Dragon will perform toe-tapping songs and stories.
NEWS
By ARNOLD S. PLATOU | arnoldp@herald-mail.com | July 13, 2013
Mackenzie Frampton graduated from Shepherd University with a bachelor's degree in sociology in May, but hasn't been able to find a job in that field or a full-time job in any other. To her, that's not necessarily a problem yet. What's important, Frampton said, is that she doesn't let a not-so-wonderful economy push her into a not-so-wonderful job. “My friends are getting jobs and I was bummed,” said Frampton, 22, who lives in Harpers Ferry. “But a lot of people I know work contract jobs.
OBITUARIES
July 8, 2013
Christian Jacque Gaston Moulin, 69, of 65 Old National Pike, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Sunday, Aug. 22, 1943, in France, he was the son of the late Jean Moulin and the late Annette (LeFort) Moulin. He is survived by his wife, Donia Cumpata-Moulin of Hagerstown; daughters, Beatrice D. Moulin of Hagerstown, Karine Mouton of Lezan, France, and Sophie Loredo of Sunnyvale, Calif.; sons, Max Moulin of Colombelles, France, and Laurant Moulin of San Jose, Calif.; sisters, Franqoise Moulin and Lillian Moulin, and brother, Dominique Moulin, all of France; and grandchildren, Maxence Mouton of France, and Tayla and Savayah Moulin of San Jose.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | June 30, 2013
Members of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church said they want to make an impact in the community, so they organized a special day in Shafer Park on Sunday. A main part of the event was a Christian music festival, which featured bands playing in a gazebo on the park's grounds. Men In Black, a band that features gospel and country music, took the stage early in the afternoon and the group was followed by Calvarys Redemption, made up of a younger group of musicians offering a more revved-up rock sound.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 2, 2013
Tickets are on sale now for Christian comedian, songwriter and singer Tim Hawkins' concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. The event is a fundraiser for Boys and Girls Club of Washington County. VIP floor reserved and box reserved seats cost $40 advance only; $45 at the door. Only 48 VIP box seat tickets will be sold. Cost includes a meet and greet with Hawkins after the show. Premium reserved tickets cost $25 in advance; $30 at the door.
EDUCATION
April 21, 2013
On April 9, the middle and high school students at Broadfording Christian Academy were treated to an international lunch. Students had the option of trying several foods that are commonly prepared and eaten in the Chinese and South Korean cultures. The luncheon was part of the ongoing international student exchange program at the school.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | April 21, 2013
Voices filled Five Forks Church north of Waynesboro on Sunday during a visit from the 160-member National Christian Choir. Audience members filled the auditorium and spilled into the hallway for the performance featuring contemporary Christian music, hymn arrangements, gospel songs and a cappella moments. “It's more of a worship service rather than a concert where the audience sits detached,” said Kathy Bowman, director of music and ministries for the choir. Started in 1984, The National Christian Choir rehearses weekly in Rockville, Md., during the school year.
BUSINESS
April 21, 2013
The spring Christian Business Men's Connection outreach breakfast is scheduled for Friday, May 3, at Golden Corral, 17635 Valley Mall Road in Halfway. Networking begins at 7 a.m. and the program will end by 8:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Hagerstown chapter of the CBMC, the annual event is open to all adults. The $10 fee includes a complete breakfast. The speaker will be Stan Barrett, president and chief executive officer of Daystar Lighting Solutions LLC, a startup business in Fayetteville, Pa. He will share how he discovered the sustainable energy to start a new business and how that energy has sustained his life.
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