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December 21, 2008
3/4 cup cranberry juice3 ounces simple syrup6 ounces orange liqueur, such as Cointreau750-milliliter bottle Champagne, chilled18 fresh cranberries Makes 6 servings In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine the cranberry juice, simple syrup and orange liqueur. Shake well (until the shaker is covered with condensation). Strain the mixture, dividing it among 6 Champagne flutes. Add the Champagne, dividing it among the glasses. Garnish each drink with 3 cranberries skewered on a cocktail pick.
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By DALIA COLON / St. Petersburg Times | December 29, 2009
It's the perfect chaser to the organic-foods movement: the organic-drinks movement. Writer-publicist Paul Abercrombie has compiled 100 eco-friendly cocktail recipes in a new book, "Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip Highballs, Modern Martinis, and Other Totally Green Cocktails" (Harvard Common Press). Illustrated with photos of candy-colored libations, the book details concoctions that Abercrombie, 41, collected from green-minded mixologists around the world. Many of the beverages, like the Blackberry Mojito and Strawberry-Basil Martini, can be made with or without organic ingredients.
NEWS
by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | February 7, 2003
gregs@herald-mail.com Two Sandy Hook women entered pleas Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to charges stemming from a February 2000 incident in which Molotov cocktails were thrown at a home with 10 people inside. Sheena L. Compher, 38, and Donna K. Eagle, 44, both of 18824 Sandy Hook Road, await sentencing on one charge each of first-degree malicious burning reckless endangerment. They were being held Thursday at the Washington County Detention Center. Lawyers initially had planned on a two-day trial, but the women entered Alford pleas before a trial began.
NEWS
February 21, 2007
2 ounces vodka, very cold 1 1/2 ounces pineapple juice 3/4 ounce cream 3/4 ounce coconut cream Dash grenadine Crushed ice Maraschino cherries, for garnish Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Serve in a tall glass topped with maraschino cherries. For a thicker version, combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake vigorously to combine, then strain into a cocktail glass. Serves 1. - From Dawn Marie of Bombshells.
NEWS
August 17, 2007
Washington County Public Schools lunch menus for the week of Aug. 20 to 24 include: · Aug. 22 - Hamburger with fixings on whole-wheat bun, or steak and cheese sub with peppers and onion, applesauce, potato rounds and coleslaw. Secondary also may choose tomato soup. · Aug. 23 - Shrimp poppers with cocktail sauce, or turkey and cheese on whole-wheat bun, assorted fresh fruit, macaroni and cheese, peas and a cookie. Secondary also may choose cream of broccoli soup. · Aug. 24 - Cheese pizza, or fish hoagie with cheese and tarter sauce, mixed fruit, corn and Italian ice. Secondary also may choose noodle soup.
NEWS
May 1, 2011
Former Md. Lt. Gov. Michael Steele is scheduled to speak at a Washington County Republican Club gala on May 26. Steele also is a former chairman of the Republican National Committee. The gala will be at Hager Hall Conference and Event Center on Dual Highway. The cocktail period will start at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be at 6 p.m. and the program is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. A $35 donation per person includes dinner. For reservations, call Peggy Garrish at 301-582-3838 or go to www.washingtoncountyrepublicanclub.com .
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By TIFFANY ARNOLD | February 4, 2009
Some spirits are to cocktail-making like flour, sugar and eggs are to cookie-making. If you have them in the cupboard, you can accommodate most recipes. And it won't cost you an arm and a leg. So say area restaurateurs, bartenders and retailers The Herald-Mail tapped for tips on what to buy and what to leave on the liquor store shelf. Their consensus: The art of stocking the home bar is one part covering the basics, one part going with what you like, plus a dash of creativity.
NEWS
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | July 11, 2007
The wave of commercial success of flavored liquor brands has prompted some people to embark on a new venture: creating custom flavors at home. The process, maceration, is as easy as soaking fresh fruit in your favorite spirit, restaurateurs say. You also can infuse flavors by heating the ingredients and combining them with the liquor. It's great for entertaining on a small, intimate scale, said Antoni Yelamos, a Washington, D.C.-area mixologist. "Think of your grandmother serving you tea," Yelamos said.
NEWS
February 2, 1997
By GUY FLETCHER Staff Writer ANNAPOLIS - Of the hazards correctional officers face, the worst could be the "corrections cocktail. " Prisoners who throw blood, urine, seminal fluid or feces at correctional workers could face misdemeanor charges under a bill sponsored by Del. Sue Hecht, D-Frederick/Washington. "This bill is actually fantastic for the correctional officers at all the facilities," said Sgt. Steve Berger, a correctional officer at the Maryland Correctional Training Center south of Hagerstown and president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1772.
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November 10, 2011
A Martinsburg, W.Va., man who police caught running through back yards with an incendiary device after he allegedly threatened to kill someone Wednesday has been charged with attempted arson, the Martinsburg Police Department said. Timothy L. Anderson, 25, of 356 Ruben Circle, also was charged with possession of an incendiary device through Berkeley County Magistrate Court, according to a police department news release. Police alleged that Anderson called 911 at about 11:55 p.m. Wednesday to say that he was on his way to kill another man in the 300 block of North Maple Avenue.
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NEWS
May 1, 2011
Former Md. Lt. Gov. Michael Steele is scheduled to speak at a Washington County Republican Club gala on May 26. Steele also is a former chairman of the Republican National Committee. The gala will be at Hager Hall Conference and Event Center on Dual Highway. The cocktail period will start at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be at 6 p.m. and the program is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. A $35 donation per person includes dinner. For reservations, call Peggy Garrish at 301-582-3838 or go to www.washingtoncountyrepublicanclub.com .
NEWS
By DALIA COLON / St. Petersburg Times | December 29, 2009
It's the perfect chaser to the organic-foods movement: the organic-drinks movement. Writer-publicist Paul Abercrombie has compiled 100 eco-friendly cocktail recipes in a new book, "Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip Highballs, Modern Martinis, and Other Totally Green Cocktails" (Harvard Common Press). Illustrated with photos of candy-colored libations, the book details concoctions that Abercrombie, 41, collected from green-minded mixologists around the world. Many of the beverages, like the Blackberry Mojito and Strawberry-Basil Martini, can be made with or without organic ingredients.
NEWS
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | February 4, 2009
Some spirits are to cocktail-making like flour, sugar and eggs are to cookie-making. If you have them in the cupboard, you can accommodate most recipes. And it won't cost you an arm and a leg. So say area restaurateurs, bartenders and retailers The Herald-Mail tapped for tips on what to buy and what to leave on the liquor store shelf. Their consensus: The art of stocking the home bar is one part covering the basics, one part going with what you like, plus a dash of creativity.
NEWS
December 21, 2008
3/4 cup cranberry juice3 ounces simple syrup6 ounces orange liqueur, such as Cointreau750-milliliter bottle Champagne, chilled18 fresh cranberries Makes 6 servings In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine the cranberry juice, simple syrup and orange liqueur. Shake well (until the shaker is covered with condensation). Strain the mixture, dividing it among 6 Champagne flutes. Add the Champagne, dividing it among the glasses. Garnish each drink with 3 cranberries skewered on a cocktail pick.
NEWS
March 21, 2008
School lunch menus for the week of March 24 through March 28: Washington County Monday - No school. Tuesday - Cheesy bread pizza or BBQ Pork Rib-I-Cue on bun, green beans, juice pop and applesauce. Secondary also may choose noodle soup. Wednesday - Chicken patty on bun or turkey and cheese on bun, mashed potatoes and gravy, tender peas and peaches. Secondary also may choose cream of potato soup. Thursday - Spaghetti with meat sauce and bread stick or meatball sub, garden salad, Italian Ice and fresh fruit.
NEWS
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | July 11, 2007
The wave of commercial success of flavored liquor brands has prompted some people to embark on a new venture: creating custom flavors at home. The process, maceration, is as easy as soaking fresh fruit in your favorite spirit, restaurateurs say. You also can infuse flavors by heating the ingredients and combining them with the liquor. It's great for entertaining on a small, intimate scale, said Antoni Yelamos, a Washington, D.C.-area mixologist. "Think of your grandmother serving you tea," Yelamos said.
NEWS
February 21, 2007
2 ounces vodka, very cold 1 1/2 ounces pineapple juice 3/4 ounce cream 3/4 ounce coconut cream Dash grenadine Crushed ice Maraschino cherries, for garnish Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Serve in a tall glass topped with maraschino cherries. For a thicker version, combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake vigorously to combine, then strain into a cocktail glass. Serves 1. - From Dawn Marie of Bombshells.
NEWS
by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | February 7, 2003
gregs@herald-mail.com Two Sandy Hook women entered pleas Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to charges stemming from a February 2000 incident in which Molotov cocktails were thrown at a home with 10 people inside. Sheena L. Compher, 38, and Donna K. Eagle, 44, both of 18824 Sandy Hook Road, await sentencing on one charge each of first-degree malicious burning reckless endangerment. They were being held Thursday at the Washington County Detention Center. Lawyers initially had planned on a two-day trial, but the women entered Alford pleas before a trial began.
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