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NEWS
December 9, 2009
The Humane Society of Washington County is warning pet owners to be aware of pet food recalls. A recent press release from the Food and Drug Administration indicated Diamond Pet Foods issued a voluntary recall of cat food. On Sept. 23, Diamond Pet Foods recalled Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat and Premium Edge Hairball cat food due to the potential to produce thiamine deficiency. Thiamine is essential for cats. Symptoms of deficiency displayed by an affected cat can be gastrointestinal or neurological.
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NEWS
October 10, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Cumberland Valley chapter of Pheasants Forever added more than 50 new members at its membership banquet and fundraiser on Sept. 13 at Black's Woods in Mercersburg, Pa. The event included a raffle and silent auction, along with dinner catered by Flannery's Tavern on the Square in Mercersburg. Many guests also bought a chance for the "Champagne on Ice" diamond. The organization sold 40 tickets for a chance to win a .25-carat loose diamond worth more than $500 and enjoyed a glass of champagne while they waited to hear the winning number.
NEWS
By CHRIS CARTER | November 13, 2008
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - No one on the field Wednesday night had ever been a part of the Four Diamonds All-Star Soccer Game. That certainly didn't mean any of the senior standouts were ignorant of its lopsided history. "Our coaches were telling us that we haven't won, but that we tied once," said Washington County forward Michael Baer of North Hagerstown. "We were all pumped up because we wanted to win. " The Herald-Mail's Washington County All-Stars erased six years of shortcomings by scoring a pair of second-half goals to upend the Public Opinion Pennsylvania All-Stars 2-1 at Indian Stadium.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | March 14, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- One of three people who authorities believe was involved in the theft or attempted theft of jewelry from malls in four states last year was arraigned Thursday in Berkeley County Magistrate Court in connection with an incident at Martinsburg Mall, according to records. Bruce Timothy Shelton, 48, of Hillcrest Heights, Md., was charged with grand larceny on July 9, 2007. The charge stemmed from the theft of six diamond rings from Friedman's Jewelers, according to court records.
NEWS
January 15, 2008
Fire destroys garage in Knoxville KNOXVILLE, Md. - Fire destroyed a resident's garage Monday night at 19204 Sandy Hook Road, an official said Tuesday. The blaze, which was reported at 6:11 p.m., left practically nothing of the 20-foot by 20-foot wood-frame garage, Maryland Fire Marshal Ed Ernst said. He said the cause of the fire looks to have been related to an electrical problem. The building was owned by Ervin Hess. Ernst said about 44 emergency workers went to the scene.
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS | November 14, 2007
Washington County Sheriff's deputies on Wednesday were looking for two men wanted in connection with a jewelry heist Saturday at O'Connell's Jewelry Store at Valley Mall, Investigator James Sword said. One of the men distracted store employees while the other reached into a case, unlocked it and took 14 to 17 diamond bracelets, deputies said Wednesday. The jewelry was worth $45,000 to $50,000, investigators said in a news release. Both men left the store and went to a parking lot near Sears.
NEWS
By DAN KAUFFMAN | November 12, 2007
The Four Diamonds Senior All-Star Game has always revolved around two things: A final opportunity for the best senior boys soccer players from Washington County and Southcentral Pennsylvania to show off their skills. An opportunity for the soccer community to support a worthy cause - the Four Diamonds Pediatric Cancer Fund, to which all proceeds benefit. In the five years the contest has been played, another theme has emerged: The Public Opinion Pennsylvania all-stars' dominance.
NEWS
July 18, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The City of Martinsburg Police Department was investigating Monday the theft of six diamond rings valued at more than $16,000, police said. On July 10, police were called to Freidman's Jewelers in the Martinsburg Mall, where they spoke to a sales associate who said she dealt with a man and a woman on July 9, at about 5 p.m., police said in a news release. The sales associate was showing them rings from the same case from which the rings were stolen when the man distracted the sales associate's attention away from the open case by holding a ring out to the side, police alleged.
NEWS
By TIM KOELBLE | May 5, 2007
Trophies had been hard to come by for South Hagerstown in the first three years of the Diamond Classic. But the Rebels grabbed the first of what they would like to be many on Friday with an emphatic 13-3 victory in six innings over North Hagerstown at Municiapal Stadium. The city trophy victory allowed South to enjoy a little ice water celebration on coach Ralph Stottlemyer. "We're very pleased to win this game," said Stottlemyer, whose Rebels had already clinched the MVAL Antietam title Wednesday.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | September 10, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - Over chicken saltimbocca and salmon fillet, about 300 people toasted Hagerstown Community College's 60th anniversary Saturday at an alumni ball. "Sixty years of changing lives for the better," President Guy Altieri characterized the school's place in local history. The diamond jubilee dinner was held at Fountain Head Country Club, north of Hagerstown. The crowd stood and applauded as Altieri introduced HCC's only two other presidents - Norman Shea, who served from 1986 to 2002, and Atlee Kepler, who served from 1961 to 1986.
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