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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | May 29, 2012
The First-Friday Classic Car Cruise-in will be Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. on Potomac Street in Williamsport. Music will be by the band Chubby. There will also be door prizes and 50/50s. A donation of $3 is requested. The event benefits Kahlil Butler, the 12-year-old grandson of River City barber Donna Himes. Kahlil is a leukemia patient at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C., where he is receiving chemotherapy. The rain date is June 8. For more information, call Jimmy Black at 301-573-1501.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | September 4, 2012
The September Williamsport classic car cruise-in is scheduled Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. on two blocks of Conococheague Street. Classic cars can enter from either end of Salisbury Street. A 6-foot People's Choice trophy will be awarded. The band Chubby will entertain. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. A $3 donation is requested for car entry. All proceeds benefit the Williamsport Food Bank. For more information, call Jimmy Black at 301-573-1501. Rain date is Sept.
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February 14, 2007
WILLIAMSPORT - With a winter storm in the forecast, Christmas was in the air Monday at Williamsport Town Hall. After Councilman Jeff Cline introduced a video montage of the town's 2006 yuletide festivities, public-works employee Robert Talhelm announced employees' plans to sponsor a classic car, truck and motorcycle show to benefit future Christmas celebrations. Talhelm said the May 12 show would raise money for more Christmas lights and display pieces at Byron Memorial Park.
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November 1, 2004
The 2004 Hancock Halloween Parade was held Wednesday evening, Oct. 27. The results of the parade are as follows. Majorettes - First Place: Williamettes; Second Place: Silver Starlettes. Dance Teams - First Place: Academy of Dance; Second Place: Raiders Cheerleaders. Marching Units - First Place: Girl Scouts/Brownies 613/277; Second Place: Washington County Library; Third Place: Weight Loss Group. Street Rod - First Place; Paul Bowers, 1934 Chevy Coupe. Antique Car - First Place - Neil Newkirk, 1929 Sports Coupe.
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September 9, 2011
Members of the Appalachian Golden Classics Chevy Club presented $1,540 to Mainstreet Waynesboro (Pa). The amount was raised during the 2011 Classic Car and Truck Show held June 25 in Waynesboro. Gathering to present the check are, front row, from left, Julie Mummert of event sponsor Buchanan Automotive and Heather Shockey of sponsor Tom Shockey Collision. Behind them are, from left, Bobby Etter of the Appalachian Golden Classics Chevy Club; Tom Shockey of Tom Shockey Collision; Mainstreet Waynesboro administrative assistant Andrea Struble; car show chairman Dave Sanders; car show committee member Betty Wolfe; and car club treasurer Greg Kugler.
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Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | August 25, 2011
A concert featuring the Hagerstown Municipal Band “Big Band,” under the direction of Joel Guyton, will be held Sunday, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Hagerstown City Park's band shell. The musical group will perform a variety of oldies and newer songs with the traditional big band sound. For more information, go to www.hagerstownband.org . Day care program The Parents' Day Out program at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, at 1020 Maryland Ave., is still accepting registration for those ages 1 to 5 for fall classes that start Thursday, Sept.
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By HEATHER KEELS | July 21, 2008
If you go ... What: Washington County Ag Expo Where: Washington County Agricultural Educational Center on Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65) When: Through Thursday Today's Highlights: Babies on Parade, 6 p.m.; 4-H/FFA Dairy Showmanship, 7:30 p.m.; FAME Nascar Racing, 8 p.m. Admission: $5 from 10 a.m. to closing today; free for children ages 8 and younger. WASHINGTON COUNTY - The scorching metal bleachers beside the Washington County Ag Expo tractor pull were virtually empty Sunday afternoon, the small groups of spectators gathered, instead, beneath the shade of a few tent canopies.
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by MARLO BARNHART | April 17, 2005
marlob@herald-mail.com CLEAR SPRING - Brandon Starliper may be only 10 years old, but he already has caught classic car fever. The Sharpsburg boy was in his glory Saturday for the first day of the fourth annual Antique and Classic Car and Craft Show sponsored by the Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co. at its carnival grounds south of town. "I really like Mustangs and motorcycles," Brandon said. His father, Jay Starliper, could only smile since he knows full well that the "disease" is catching.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | April 3, 2012
Williamsport, founded in 1787 by Brig. Gen. Otho Holland Williams, celebrates 225 years on Monday, April 9, in the Town Hall at 7 p.m. Residents are invited for a special evening with refreshments and a celebration cake. Classic car cruise-in Friday The first classic car cruise-in of the season is set for Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. on N. Conococheague Street. The Easter bunny will be on hand for individual pictures. The event also features DJ music and a 50/50 drawing.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | September 3, 2013
There will be a classic car cruise-in Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. in Byron Memorial Park, off U.S. 11. The rain date will be Friday, Sept. 20. Food will be available for purchase provided by the Ladies of the Williamsport Moose, Potomac Family Restaurant, Smitty's Williamsport Creamery and Williamsport Boy Scout Troop 17. Entertainment will be provided by the band Chubby. There will also be a 50/50 drawing. A donation of $4 is requested. All proceeds will benefit underprivileged children in Williamsport for Christmas.
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July 8, 2013
The Boonsboro High School Class of 1966 held its 47th class reunion picnic June 15 at Shafer Memorial Park in Boonsboro. A total of 41 people attended the picnic. In addition to the picnic, the class members enjoyed seeing classic cars, which were of their era and brought by classmates Sue Lescalleet, Marvin Lescalleet and Mike Cline.   The reunion committee included Carolyn Albert-Aycoth, Jeannie Gonzalez, Kay Summers-Churchey, Joyce Webb-Stottlemyer, Dick Toms, Rick Morrison, Gary Kaetzel, Marvin Lescalleet and David Shaffer.
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By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | June 22, 2013
Vintage vehicles once again ruled the roadway in downtown Waynesboro for Mainstreet Waynesboro Inc.'s 11th annual Classic Car & Truck Show on Saturday. About five blocks of Pa. 16 was closed to traffic so several thousand car and truck enthusiasts could stroll past the 160 automobiles on display. “I had a bunch of these cars, not this nice,” John Marzullo said referring to a Falcon and Camaro. The Orrstown, Pa., man and his children, Daren, 12, and Annie, 16, were in the area to purchase a load of dirt when they spotted the car show and couldn't resist stopping.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | May 22, 2013
Williamsport's next classic car cruise-in is set for Friday on Potomac Street (U.S. 11). Registration begins at 5 p.m. A donation of $3 is requested. Entertainment will be provided by a disc jockey. There will also be a 50/50 drawing. An antique bicycle will be given away as a door prize. The event is sponsored by the Town of Williamsport. The rain date is May 31. For more information, call Jimmy at 301-573-1501. Pancake breakfast set for Saturday There will be an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. at Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St. The menu includes pancakes, sausage and fruit cup, with juice and coffee.
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Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | January 10, 2013
The Classic Cars for Kids Group will have a mall-wide classic car display at Valley Mall Saturday and Sunday.  The group has held local cruise-ins since 1990. The group sponsors Shriners International, an organization providing pediatric specialty care, research and education. All donations will be donated to Shriners International.   Prom and bridal expo Herald-Mail Media, in partnership with Valley Mall, will bring one of the area's largest one-stop bridal and prom events to the area.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | October 3, 2012
The classic car cruise-in Friday will benefit Breast Cancer Awareness of Cumberland Valley. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on two blocks of Conococheague Street. Classic cars should enter from either end of Salisbury Street. A donation of $3 is requested for entry. Lost in the '50s will provide the entertainment, including floorshow and several animal characters for the children. All women are invited to sign the pink Cadillac, courtesy of George Hammond, with paint job courtesy of Bud Kline (aka Santa)
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By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com | September 22, 2012
“That's Mike. He was a good guy,” Tony Kinzer said, indicating a framed photograph propped against the windshield of a classic car. The Mike Kline Memorial Car Show & Bike Bash Saturday at Cancun Cantina West drove home the idea that “Mike” was far more than a framed image. He was a friend, brother and son with a knack for restoring cars that lives on in memories and stories. Roy Michael “Mike” Kline grew up in Fairplay and graduated from Williamsport High School in 1986.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | July 31, 2012
The classic car cruise-in is Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. on two blocks of Conococheague Street, between Potomac Avenue and Church Street. Classic cars should plan to enter from either end of Salisbury Street. The band A.P.F. will make its first appearance in this area. A donation of $3 is requested. Rain date is Aug. 10. For more information, call Jimmy Black at 301-573-1501. 4-Star celebrates the Olympics 4-Star Athletic Complex, Milestone Terrace, is celebrating the Olympics on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will hold a free Zumbatomic class for children at 10:15 a.m., and free gymnastics classes from 10 to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon.
OBITUARIES
July 1, 2012
Anna Lee “Jake” Sigler, 83 years of age, of 711 Oakland Ave., Hampton, Va., died June 30, 2012, at Sentara CarePlex Hospital, Hampton. She had been in failing health for several months. Born Jan. 18, 1929, in Greencastle, Pa., she was the daughter of Anna Pearl Cooper (Rebook) and Philip W. Cooper. She spent her early life in Greencastle, graduating from Greencastle High School in 1946. After graduating from high school, Anna Lee “Jake” immediately went to work as a telephone operator until Greencastle went dial two years later.
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