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September 3, 2013
Wednesday, Sept. 4 Rotary Club of Williamsport meets at The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84, 7:30 a.m. Children's story time for ages 3 to 5, Williams-port Memorial Library, 11:30 a.m. Christian Business Men's Connection, Western Sizzlin, 17567 York Road, noon to 1:15 p.m. Contact Bob Poor, 301-991-3126, for more information. Hagerstown Rotary Club meets at Fountain Head Country Club, noon. Preschool story and craft time for ages 3 to 5, Hancock Library, 1 p.m. Elementary library time for grades kindergarten to five, L.P. Snyder Library, Clear Spring, 3:30 p.m. Preschool story time for ages 3 and older, Boonsboro Free Library, 3:30 p.m. Rohrersville Ruritan meets at various Rohrersville churches, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring | September 3, 2013
A classic car cruise-in will be held at Thunder Road Bar & Grill, 15124 National Pike (near Hagerstown Speedway), on Friday, Sept. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. A donation of $4 is requested. The cruise-in will benefit the Wounded Warriors organization. Music will be provided by a DJ. There will be a 50/50 drawing. For more information, call Jimmy Black at 301-573-1501.   Free movie night Hilltop Christian Fellowship will show the movie “Home Run” Friday, Sept.
September 2, 2013
Janet Viola Chaney, 95, of National Pike, Clear Spring, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Williamsport Nursing Home. Born Sept. 22, 1917, in Mercersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Allen C. Tosten and Carry "Rock" Tosten. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Washington Chaney, in 1981. Janet was a member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Clear Spring and Dry Run Homemakers. She was employed by E.J. Fennel Co. in earlier years. Survivors include two sons, Lloyd A. Chaney and wife, Patricia, and Herman R. Chaney and wife, Ruby, all of Clear Spring; five grandchildren, Matthew L. Chaney, Eric C. Chaney, David R. Chaney, Mark C. Chaney and Elizabeth A. Burriss; and six great-grandchildren, Seth Chaney, Mark Chaney, Kelsey Chaney, Christopher Chaney, Morgan Burriss and Mitchell Burriss.
September 1, 2013
Frostburg State University announced that the following area students received scholarships:   Jaclyn Franzak of Jefferson, Md., received the Academic Honor Scholarship. Franzak is the daughter of Jane Sutcliffe and Jay Franzak, and attended Brunswick (Md.) High School. Sandra Hammond of Williamsport received the Associate Degree Scholars Award. Hammond attended Williamsport High School. Rosanne Horst of Clear Spring received the Associate Degree Scholars Award.
By DAVE MCMILLION | | September 1, 2013
Fire broke out in a lumber-drying kiln along Clear Spring road between Clear Spring and Williamsport Sunday night.  Flames shot high in the air before fire crews could get water on the structure at 14255 Clear Spring Road (Md. 68) at about 10 p.m.  The owner of the property, Carl Eby, said he used the kiln to dry wood for lumber companies.  Eby, who was at a church service when he was told about the blaze, said he does not know what caused the fire.   Large plumes of steam started to rise off the building at about 10:18 p.m. when water started to soak into the structure.
August 30, 2013
Nancy Replogle of Clear Spring captured the reserve world championship title and the first- place Super-Select title in aged mares at the 2013 Adequan Select American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Aug. 27 in Amarillo. Replogle showed the American quarter horse, Sweet Rosie O Grady, which is owned and bred by RC Whisner of New Stanton, Pa. The 2009 buckskin mare was sired by Kids Classic Style and out of What An Eyeful. In the aged mares class, 15 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $3,000.
August 29, 2013
Thursday, August 29, 2013 GIRLS SOCCER St. John's 5, Goretti 4 FREDERICK, Md. - Cassie Lavin scored two goals for St. Maria Goretti in a season-opening loss to St. John's Catholic Prep on Thursday. Taylor Blenckstone and Kirsten Searcy each had a goal for the Gaels, while Abby Pasierb had two assists, Peyton Lavin added an assist, Megan Rock had seven saves and Alisha Swope had six saves. BOYS SOCCER Hedgesville 1, Goretti 0 Drew Katrina had 15 saves for St. Maria Goretti (0-2)
August 27, 2013
David Paul McKee, 56, of Clear Spring, Md., passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born Sept. 19, 1956, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Bernice G. Kitchen McKee and the late David T. McKee. David attended Williamsport High School, and was a former member of Broadfording Church of the Brethren. He was a carpenter by trade. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, motorcycle rider and horseback rider, and loved playing drums. In addition to his mother, David is survived by his fiancee, Susan Pander of Clear Spring; a daughter, Amy Clipp of Williamsport, Md.; a sister, Davene M. Wolfe and husband, Robert, of Harrisonburg, Va.; a grandson, Sheehan Clipp; a granddaughter, Serenity Clipp; best friends, Steve and Barbara Arnsparger; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
August 26, 2013
Birthdays Aug. 24 - Garrett Michael McCauley, Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown, turned 11. Aug. 26 - Rocky Lynn Bishop Jr., Basalt Way, Hagerstown, turned 35. Aug. 27 - Linda Knight, Dargan School Road, Dargan, turns 66; Terica Welch, Williamsport, turns 51; Gloria J. Bowman, Ritchie Road, Smithsburg, turns 71. Anniversaries Aug. 26 - Gabby and Mary Hess, South Burhans Boulevard East, Hagerstown, celebrated their 52nd anniversary....
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