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By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI | March 8, 2000
Sunny skies coupled with warm air from the Gulf of Mexico sent temperatures high enough Wednesday to set a record. cont. from front page The high of 86 degrees bested the previous record for March 8 of 74 degrees set in 1975, Dewey Walston, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said. Around Hagerstown, some people took advantage of the sun and warm weather and donned shorts and T-shirts. The warm snap turned some people's thoughts to ice cream.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | December 24, 2004
martinsburg@herald-mail.com INWOOD, W.VA. - Police say the man who robbed a 7-Eleven store Wednesday night has an unusual identifying characteristic - he's missing a finger, possibly the index finger, on his left hand. West Virginia State Police Trooper W.M. Lemon, who was investigating, said witnesses told him the robber was missing a finger. No arrest has been made. The robbery happened at around 7:48 p.m. at the 7-Eleven store at the intersection of U.S. 11 and W.Va.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | July 10, 2013
Shoppers will now be able to get 30 big deals on a small card thanks to the Greater Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is handing out 2-inch keychain cards to be presented at area businesses. Deals currently on the card can be found at www.waynesboro.org/chambercard . The deals will change quarterly. Currently, they include discounts at Christine's Cafe, Dairy Queen and Eichholz Flowers. “We've been looking for more ways to increase exposure and visibility for our businesses,” said Allison Schuchart, assistant director of the chamber.
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March 31, 2009
APRIL 17, 1926-MARCH 30, 2009 Ullnee Marie "Mickey" Place Whaley, Hagerstown, Md., passed away peacefully in her home the morning of March 30, 2009. Born April 17, 1926, in Washington County, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Earl Franklin and Helen Fern Nolan Place. She was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church; a member of Naomi Chapter Order of the Eastern Star of Galion, Ohio; and Alpha Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi in Hagerstown. She and her husband of 59 years owned and operated the Dual Highway Dairy Queen from 1952 until their retirement in 1986.
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May 19, 2004
Three students were named Youths of the Month for March and April at Tuesday's Washington County Commissioners meeting. Students Heidi Stamper and Laura Canfield received the awards for March and Morgan Smith was the Youth of the Month for April. Heidi, a senior at Heritage Academy, is active in soccer, volleyball and basketball, in which she has broken school records for rebounds in one game. She served as co-captain of the basketball and volleyball teams during her senior year, according to a written statement.
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by BRIAN SHAPPELL | August 18, 2003
shappell@herald-mail.com Corvette lovers found their automotive heaven in the Hub City this weekend as the National Council of Corvette Clubs rolled into downtown Sunday. The 44th East Regional Convention featured food, music from 1960s artists like Joey Dee and the Starliters and The Contours and, of course, plenty of Corvettes. About 250 of the cars, including anniversary editions, convertibles, Stingrays and pace cars used at previous Indianapolis 500 races, lined downtown's Central Parking Lot. Ed Hood, a Hagerstown resident who has lived in the downtown area for the last two years, said he has been eagerly anticipating the event for several weeks.
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January 18, 2001
Armed vandals strike downtown By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI / Staff Writer Budget Printing Center co-owner Brenda Rafter stares out of her store's window at 59 Cannon Ave. in Hagerstown. The windows and front door of her business were shot Wednesday night. photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER staff photographer Vandals armed with BB or pellet guns targeted windows in Hagerstown's downtown, shattering or leaving dime-size holes in the windows of at least seven businesses.
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By ANDREW SCHOTZ | May 15, 2008
The escape of four heifers and a cow from a Hagerstown livestock auction house sent local police scrambling on Wednesday and early today. "One heifer is still out," said Jim Starliper, co-owner of Four States Livestock Auction on First Street, shortly after noon today. He said he believes the black heifer might be in the vicinity of Eastern Boulevard. Starliper said one animal had to be shot and three others were tranquilized so they could be captured. On Wednesday, officers and patrol cars went to several sites in and around Hagerstown as reports of the animals' whereabouts changed.
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February 16, 2001
Arrests made in BB shootings By ANDREW SCHOTZ / Staff Writer Hagerstown Police have charged three West Virginia teenagers with shooting out the windows of eight Hagerstown businesses and one vehicle, causing more than $19,000 worth of damage. David Larry Robinson, 18, of 236 Berkeley Station Road, Martinsburg, was charged with nine counts of destruction of property. A 17-year-old boy from Falling Waters and a 15-year-old boy from Martinsburg were also arrested.
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by MARLO BARNHART | June 26, 2002
marlob@herald-mail.com Beating the heat becomes an art form when the thermometer climbs above 90 degrees, as it did Tuesday. There are some things that work: Air conditioning, eating ice cream, and drinking, splashing or submerging in water. The temperature reached a sticky 95 degrees in Hagerstown at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday, according to Hagerstown weather observer Greg Keefer's Web site. With the high humidity and low wind factored in, the heat index of how hot it felt was 104 degrees.
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