May 4, 2011
The Cumberland Valley School of Music will present the CVSM Awards Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, in Thomson Alumnae Chapel, Wilson College, Chambersburg. The recital will feature the winners of CVSM's merit scholarship competition; graduating seniors who are going on to pursue careers in music; and the winners of this year's Benjamin Rhine Scholarship. Merit Awards winners this year are: Vocal awards First place: Katarina Johansson, daughter of Elizabeth Johansson, Chambersburg, Pa. Second place: Marina Addlesberger, daughter of James and Mary Addlesberger, Chambersburg, Pa. Honorable mention: Shannon Quinn, daughter of Randy and Marianne Quinn, Saint Thomas, Pa. Piano awards First place: McQuire Allen-Hall, daughter of Sanda and Michael Allen-Hall, Chambersburg, Pa. Second place: Paul Lessard, son of Randy and Jean Lessard, Chambersburg, Pa. Third place: Rebekah Duvall, daughter of Paul and Anne Duvall, Greencastle, Pa. Instrumental awards First place, Monica Miller (violin)
April 13, 2011
The Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter and the American Cancer Society are teaming up on Saturday for the second annual "Paws for a Cure" dog walk. The dog walk will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the future site of the animal shelter, 5051 W. Letterkenny Road in Chambersburg. Last year's event raised more than $2,000 that was divided between the two organizations, according to a spokesperson from the CVAS. Event organizers said the goal of the event is to raise money for two worthwhile causes.
January 25, 2011
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 BOYS BASKETBALL BRUNSWICK, Md. — D.D. Dickson hit the game-winner as time expired in overtime to give North Hagerstown a 60-59 MVAL Antietam victory over Brunswick on Tuesday night. Dickson led the Hubs (8-4, 6-2) with 19 points and four steals. Trey Jessie had 13 points and seven steals, and Jake Bachtell added 10 points and six rebounds. Ian Fisher led the Railroaders (7-7, 3-5) with 21 points and Tyrus Lawson added nine points, seven rebounds, five assists and five steals.
January 2, 2011
NOV. 2, 1920-JAN. 1, 2011 Florence "Flossie" L. Korb, of Hagerstown, Md., died Jan. 1, 2011, at Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village, following a brief illness. She had just celebrated her 90th birthday. Born in Kingsville, Pa., on Nov. 2, 1920, Flossie was the daughter of the late Harry L. and Lillie E. Swabb Korb. A graduate of Brookville High School, Brookville, Pa., Flossie attended the DuBois Business College in DuBois, Pa. After moving to Hagerstown, Flossie was an employee of Fairchild Industries from 1942 until her retirement in 1987.
December 25, 2010
The Cumberland Valley Relief Center will host a quilt show Jan. 27 to 29. The show is an opportunity to view new hand-quilted pieces that have been made in the Cumberland Valley. The quilts will later be auctioned at the Pennsylvania Relief Sale to be held in Harrisburg, Pa., at the Farm Show Complex April 1 and 2. The show is free and open to the public. The hours are Thursday, Jan. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Jan. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The relief center is at 4225 Molly Pitcher Highway south in Chambersburg.
December 23, 2010
A free breast cancer screening will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at John Marsh Cancer Center, Robinwood Professional Center, Suite 129, east of Hagerstown. Use the green entrance Suite 129, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown. The event is sponsored by the Maryland Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, in collaboration with the John Marsh Cancer Center, Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley, and the Washington County Health Department’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.
September 26, 2010
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Cumberland Valley Relief Center has named Diane Brockman the new director for operations. She will start the job Oct. 1. Brockman lives in the Fayetteville, Pa., area, has two children attending Shalom Christian Academy in Marion, Pa., and one freshman at Eastern Mennonite University. Her husband works in the insurance business and they attend Chambersburg Brethren in Christ Church. She has a background in Christian ministry, teaching and business.
June 15, 2010
"No Farms, No Food" is a bumper sticker that I see a lot around the area. It's not a new item in general, but it has recently made its way onto the vehicles traveling our highways and byways. While this seems logical, where did this come from? The short answer is the American Farmland Trust is responsible for printing and promoting this bumper sticker. This is directly from the American Farmland Trust website: "The message is simple and couldn't be clearer - America's farms and ranches provide an unparalleled abundance of fresh, healthy and local food, but they are rapidly disappearing.
May 7, 2010
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. -- A group of local artists hope to increase traffic on Worleytown, Manheim, Welsh Run and other back-county roads this weekend for the annual Spring Studio Tour. Starting today and continuing through Saturday, members and friends of the Cumberland Valley Craftsman Guild will open six area studios to anyone who wants to watch art in the making, said Event Co-organizer Karri Benedict. "Follow the yellow signs," she said, referencing the map set up for the event.