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By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | April 14, 2013
With Catherine “Katie” Stevens' 99th birthday behind her, the calendar is closing in on her centennial birthday. March 13 marked the last birthday Stevens's age could be counted in double digits. She said she received many floral arrangements, more than 50 cards and was still scheduling lunch dates to celebrate with friends. Stevens still lives independently, occasionally drives, flies annually to visit her granddaughter in Florida  and plays the organ at her church, Washington Square United Methodist in Hagerstown.
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2013
 "American Idol" finalist Bucky Covington and others will perform a Cabin Fever benefit concert at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, Md. A family fun day will precede the concert from noon to 3 p.m. The concert will benefit Tri-State Zoological Park in Cumberland. Tickets cost $20 to $25. Call 301-759-0550 or go to www.woodsetter.com .
OBITUARIES
April 9, 2013
Peter Daly, 74, of Hagerstown, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at his home. Born Jan. 2, 1939, in Far Rockaway, N.Y., he was the son of the late John and Marie (Munzell) Daly. Mr. Daly was a eight-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He retired from the Veterans Administration after 27 years of service, part of which he served as coordinator for developing the Cumberland, Md., VA clinic. He was a member of the American Legion, Improved Order of Red Men, Red Men Riders Club and ABATE Motorcycle Club.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | April 4, 2013
Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter's new home at 5051 Letterkenny Road West officially was dedicated Thursday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The move from the former shelter at 2325 Country Road to the new $3 million, state-of-the-art facility at Letterkenny Army Depot was complete on Jan. 31. More than 100 people, including elected officials as well as community and business leaders, gathered outside the shelter's new home for its formal dedication....
OBITUARIES
April 2, 2013
Walter Dean Logsdon Jr., 62 of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at the V.A. Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born Sept. 17, 1950, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late Walter Dean Logsdon Sr. and Lillian Starkey Logsdon.  He served in Vietnam during his service in the U.S. Marines. He was previously employed with Grove Manufacturing, Flameless Heating and Supply, Pettit and Griffin, and Pangborn Corp. He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church. He was a member of AMVETS and Antietam Fire Co. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR and the Washington Redskins.
OBITUARIES
March 27, 2013
Evelyn Genevieve Dawson, 81, of Cumberland, Md., died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born June 8, 1931, in Frederick, Md., she was the daughter of the late John J. Thomas Summers and Emma Jane (French) Summers. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Margaret Putnam, Elizabeth Adams and Jane Sherald. Mrs. Dawson was Protestant by faith. She was a former member of the Homemakers Club, Frederick. Mrs. Dawson had also been a volunteer at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland.
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | March 17, 2013
About 50 area postal workers ignored Sunday afternoon's windswept cold to protest plans by the U.S. Postal Service to close mail processing plants in Martinsburg and Cumberland, Md., and to end Saturday mail delivery. Postal union members from the Eastern Panhandle; Washington, Allegany, Garrett, Frederick and Carroll counties in Maryland; Winchester, Va., and Baltimore joined the protest in front of Ryan's Grill Buffet and Bakery on Foxcroft Avenue. Phil Jones, president of the American Postal Workers Union Local 513 in Cumberland, was one of several spokespeople at the rally, dubbed Save Your Post Office.
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By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | March 16, 2013
Seven-year-old Madison Hartman inched forward on the piano bench to reach the keys so she could play “Mulberry Bush” at Saturday's Performathon to benefit the Cumberland Valley School of Music. After giving a flawless performance, the young musician from Shippensburg, Pa., dashed off the stage at Wilson College's Thomson Alumnae Chapel while the crowd still was giving her a rousing round of applause. Playing in front of an audience wasn't a bit nerve-wracking for Madison. “I wasn't scared at all. I'm happy,” Madison said after her performance.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | January 29, 2013
The animals have settled into their new home at 5051 Letterkenny Road West, but the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter's move won't be official until the doors open at the new building on Thursday at 11 a.m. “We couldn't have made the move without a lot of volunteers,” said CVAS Director of Communications Jennifer Vanderau. The animals made the move Saturday from the former shelter at 2325 Country Road to the new, state-of-the-art facility that is at the Letterkenny Army Depot.
OBITUARIES
January 25, 2013
Richard Lee Lloyd, 79, of Hagerstown, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Born Sept. 23, 1933, in Independence, W.Va., he was the son of the late Amos Lee and Hilda Catherine (Owens) Lloyd. He was also preceded in death by his two young children, Carol Marie and Patrick Owen Lloyd; and two sisters, Alice Potts of Short Gap, W.Va., and Betty Raines of Fort Ashby, W.Va. Mr. Lloyd loved the home where he grew up, his yard, and nature. The best memories of his life were the ones of the days spent on the mountains.
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