May 26, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Antietam Exchange Club meets at Academy Theater Banquet & Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., 7:30 a.m. Toddler time for ages 18 to 36 months, Boonsboro Free Library, 11 a.m. Toddler time for ages 18 to 36 months, Central Library North Pointe Branch, 11 a.m. Registration required by calling 301-733-8655. Hagerstown Lions Club meets at Morris Frock Post 42, Northern Avenue, 12:15 p.m. Hancock Rotary Club meets at Park-N-Dine Restaurant, 189 E. Main St., 12:30 p.m. Food Bank and Second Time Around Clothing Shop open at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, 1 to 2 p.m. Toddler time for ages 18 months to 3 years, Central Library North Pointe Branch, 3:30 p.m. Registration required by calling 301-733-8655.
May 26, 2013
Kayla Stoner, a senior at Clear Spring High School, accepted an offer to attend the University of Pittsburgh this fall. She has been awarded the following scholarships: University of Pittsburgh Merit Scholarship of $10,718 for fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters Western Maryland Chapter of American Society of Military Comptrollers scholarship Hagerstown Elks Lodge scholarship Ladies of the Elks scholarship In high school,...
May 25, 2013
With Memorial Day approaching, Anna and James M. Harnish of Fairview this week decorated their son's grave at St. Paul's Church Cemetery near Clear Spring. The couple placed flowers, a cross and a pinwheel in memory of their son, James L. Harnish, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Germany in the 1960s. He died in 2007. Anna Harnish, 81, said although the flowers were artificial, she did her part to keep alive an American tradition that dates to the aftermath of the Civil War. “It signifies remembrance,” she said.
May 24, 2013
Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on “Peace with God.” Jessica Minnick will be worship leader. There will be a service of remembrance and light for those who have died. Sunday school is at 9 a.m. Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will speak Sunday at 9 a.m. on “The Power of Hope.” Heaven's Harmony will sing. Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m. Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Pastor Linda Warehime will speak Sunday at the 8:45 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary services on “The Pathway Lit.” Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Adventure Time for children meets at 11 a.m. Call 301-733-8387.
May 23, 2013
Students from Clear Spring Middle School and Clear Spring High School competed in the national archery in the schools tournament in Louisville, Ky., on May 10 and 11. More than 9,000 archers from grades four through 12 competed in this year's tournament. Archers from all over the country qualified for the national tournament by being a state champion or by achieving a qualifying score at their state tournament. The two teams from Clear...
May 23, 2013
Fifth Marking Period Distinguished honor roll Grade nine - Briana R. Coulter, Grace A. Faulkner, Matthew I. Gogan, Sara M. Kalbflesh, Samantha N. Kreps, Amanda R. McPherson, Richard D. McPherson, Grace T. Ramacciotti, Dale J. Salvetti, Collin A. Willhite Grade 10 - Alexandra P. Albert, Paul J. Alexander, Megan P. Bishop, Ashley M. Brady, Tanja Cupac, Danielle N. Hill, Colleen R. Hixon, Olivia M. Rowe, Megan E. Saunders...
May 22, 2013
“I firmly believe that the gay community has the right to marry. Why shouldn't they be as miserable as we heterosexuals. Sometimes wishing for something is better than having it.” - Clear Spring “To all the people out there crying about the speed cameras: Stop making excuses and take responsibility for your speeding. Put on your big boy pants. Remember the great American saying, 'Obey or pay.'” - Berkeley Springs, W.Va. “Concerning the article in Monday's, May 13, paper about the EMS position.