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by JOE CROCETTA / Staff Photographer | December 26, 2006
Trading a sleigh for a Williamsport firetruck, Santa Claus gives the thumbs-up sign and offers a hearty "ho ho ho" to parents and children who wandered outside in their pajamas to investigate the siren noise Monday on Christmas morning.
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December 24, 2007
Puppies as gifts: It can be done To the editor: Do you really want a puppy for Christmas? Heck yeah, you do. During this time of year there are so many animal shelters that discourage getting a puppy during the holiday season. During the 25 years that Pet Hot Line was in existence that was never something that we discouraged. I am sure that if that pet could talk, it would say it would much prefer being in the middle of the ribbons and bows and children's laughter on Christmas morning than to be in a cage, where someone will come in and give them some kibble, then leave again to be home with their families.
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By ASHLEY VIAR | December 22, 2009
IPods, cameras, Nikes, "DJ Hero," and "Twilight" are some things that might be on a teen's Christmas list this holiday season. But, what do teens really want this Christmas season? Electronics, clothes, peace - it's hard to tell, sometimes. It seems that some teens at North Hagers-town High School know exactly what they want. Some items they are hoping for are common for a teen to ask for, such as a laptop, flat iron or car, which is what senior Jesenia Feliciano, 17, said she wants under her Christmas tree.
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By HEATHER KEELS | December 27, 2007
CLEAR SPRING - The Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Department is collecting donations for a family that lost its home and most of its belongings in a fire Christmas morning, Chief Charles Mundey said. "We got up Christmas morning, and my daughter came out and started opening up her gifts, and the next thing you know, we have nothing," Samuel Chapman said. The fire started just after 8 a.m. in the family's mobile home at 13560 Cross Creek Drive, Mundey said. Chapman said the family was using a wood stove, and a crack in the chimney apparently created a draft that caused the rafters to catch on fire.
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by SCOTT BUTKI | December 24, 2002
scottb@herald-mail.com WASHINGTON COUNTY - Hagerstown Mayor William M. Breichner says he is not a "grinch," but he doesn't want this year's holiday to be the area's first white Christmas in almost 10 years. Louis Rosa, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, said there is a 30 percent chance of snow Wednesday. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent Tuesday night and Wednesday, but that is more likely to fall as rain or rain mixed with snow than as snow, Rosa said.
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December 22, 1997
by Joe Crocetta / staff photographer click image below to see larger image Restaurant doling out free holiday helpings By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer, Waynesboro BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - Mike Pryor will plunk four big hams into the ovens at his Mountain Shadow restaurant today and follow them Wednesday with six large turkeys, enough meat to feed the nearly 500 people who will likely be enjoying his free Christmas...
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By Dee Mayberry | November 26, 2005
There are some things unique to Washington County - maybe to all of Western Maryland. Local people celebrate big events in their own special way. Colored eggs are hanging from trees well before Easter; July 4 bunting goes up in late June; fall sees dried corn, pumpkins from Halloween through Thanksgiving, and Christmas makes everything beautiful from November to the New Year. Christmas is especially lovely in Washington County. Whatever "politically correct" stores may do, people put up something - ranging from a single light in a Hagerstown rented room to a blazing, even blinding display elsewhere.
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By DANIELLE HIGGINS / Pulse Correspondent | December 11, 2007
This year, I'm feeling very "Bah Humbug" about the whole Christmas season. In the past, I have always been fairly excited, happy to put up decorations and to find the perfect gifts. This year, I was not even able to come up with something I wanted for Christmas. I've never understood people who could not get into the Christmas spirit. In fact, I have scorned them, certain that they were cold-hearted and bitter. Now, it seems like those Christmas cynics may have the right idea.
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by WANDA T. WILLIAMS and ANDREW SCHOTZ | December 26, 2004
wandaw@herald-mail.com andrews@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - The world doesn't stop on Christmas Day, which is why Harry Showe was up and out of bed while most people were still sleeping. "I got up at 5:30 a.m. to come in at 6 a.m. to relieve the midnight to 8 a.m. dispatcher, so he could go home and spend the morning with his kids," said Showe, a taxi driver for Miller Transportation. Showe, 32, said he's no stranger to working on the Christmas holiday - it's a family tradition.
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By ARNOLD S. PLATOU | December 26, 2009
TRI-STATE -- Today, they head a business site employing thousands, preside over courtrooms, inspire athletes, lead a college, recruit economic development prospects, and serve in Congress and county, city and town governments. But ask them a simple question -- Growing up, what was your favorite toy? -- and the decades fade away, taking them back to a time when they were kids at play. For this Christmastime story, The Herald-Mail contacted 10 Tri-State-area grown-ups whose names will be familiar to many.
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By ARNOLD S. PLATOU | December 26, 2009
TRI-STATE -- Today, they head a business site employing thousands, preside over courtrooms, inspire athletes, lead a college, recruit economic development prospects, and serve in Congress and county, city and town governments. But ask them a simple question -- Growing up, what was your favorite toy? -- and the decades fade away, taking them back to a time when they were kids at play. For this Christmastime story, The Herald-Mail contacted 10 Tri-State-area grown-ups whose names will be familiar to many.
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December 25, 2009
o For updated weather forecasts, road conditions and school closures or delays, go to The Herald-Mail Accuweather HANCOCK - The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed to traffic following 10 to 12 minor vehicle accidents at about 8:15 a.m. Friday near Hancock, a Washington County Emergency Services dispatcher said. The interstate was closed to allow crews from the Maryland State Highway Administration to put more salt on the road, the dispatcher said. Maryland State Police Lt. David Kloos said both lanes of the interstate were reopened to traffic at about 10 a.m. No serious injuries were reported.
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By ASHLEY VIAR | December 22, 2009
IPods, cameras, Nikes, "DJ Hero," and "Twilight" are some things that might be on a teen's Christmas list this holiday season. But, what do teens really want this Christmas season? Electronics, clothes, peace - it's hard to tell, sometimes. It seems that some teens at North Hagers-town High School know exactly what they want. Some items they are hoping for are common for a teen to ask for, such as a laptop, flat iron or car, which is what senior Jesenia Feliciano, 17, said she wants under her Christmas tree.
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By HEATHER KEELS | December 27, 2007
CLEAR SPRING - The Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Department is collecting donations for a family that lost its home and most of its belongings in a fire Christmas morning, Chief Charles Mundey said. "We got up Christmas morning, and my daughter came out and started opening up her gifts, and the next thing you know, we have nothing," Samuel Chapman said. The fire started just after 8 a.m. in the family's mobile home at 13560 Cross Creek Drive, Mundey said. Chapman said the family was using a wood stove, and a crack in the chimney apparently created a draft that caused the rafters to catch on fire.
NEWS
December 24, 2007
Puppies as gifts: It can be done To the editor: Do you really want a puppy for Christmas? Heck yeah, you do. During this time of year there are so many animal shelters that discourage getting a puppy during the holiday season. During the 25 years that Pet Hot Line was in existence that was never something that we discouraged. I am sure that if that pet could talk, it would say it would much prefer being in the middle of the ribbons and bows and children's laughter on Christmas morning than to be in a cage, where someone will come in and give them some kibble, then leave again to be home with their families.
NEWS
By DANIELLE HIGGINS / Pulse Correspondent | December 11, 2007
This year, I'm feeling very "Bah Humbug" about the whole Christmas season. In the past, I have always been fairly excited, happy to put up decorations and to find the perfect gifts. This year, I was not even able to come up with something I wanted for Christmas. I've never understood people who could not get into the Christmas spirit. In fact, I have scorned them, certain that they were cold-hearted and bitter. Now, it seems like those Christmas cynics may have the right idea.
NEWS
by JOE CROCETTA / Staff Photographer | December 26, 2006
Trading a sleigh for a Williamsport firetruck, Santa Claus gives the thumbs-up sign and offers a hearty "ho ho ho" to parents and children who wandered outside in their pajamas to investigate the siren noise Monday on Christmas morning.
NEWS
By Dee Mayberry | November 26, 2005
There are some things unique to Washington County - maybe to all of Western Maryland. Local people celebrate big events in their own special way. Colored eggs are hanging from trees well before Easter; July 4 bunting goes up in late June; fall sees dried corn, pumpkins from Halloween through Thanksgiving, and Christmas makes everything beautiful from November to the New Year. Christmas is especially lovely in Washington County. Whatever "politically correct" stores may do, people put up something - ranging from a single light in a Hagerstown rented room to a blazing, even blinding display elsewhere.
NEWS
by WANDA T. WILLIAMS and ANDREW SCHOTZ | December 26, 2004
wandaw@herald-mail.com andrews@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - The world doesn't stop on Christmas Day, which is why Harry Showe was up and out of bed while most people were still sleeping. "I got up at 5:30 a.m. to come in at 6 a.m. to relieve the midnight to 8 a.m. dispatcher, so he could go home and spend the morning with his kids," said Showe, a taxi driver for Miller Transportation. Showe, 32, said he's no stranger to working on the Christmas holiday - it's a family tradition.
NEWS
by SCOTT BUTKI | December 24, 2002
scottb@herald-mail.com WASHINGTON COUNTY - Hagerstown Mayor William M. Breichner says he is not a "grinch," but he doesn't want this year's holiday to be the area's first white Christmas in almost 10 years. Louis Rosa, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, said there is a 30 percent chance of snow Wednesday. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent Tuesday night and Wednesday, but that is more likely to fall as rain or rain mixed with snow than as snow, Rosa said.
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