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NEWS
May 28, 1997
Where: 3830 Dorney Park Road, Allentown, Pa. Highlights: The 200-acre amusement and water park features more than 100 rides and attractions. Hours: Dorney Park - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.: today, June 1 to 5, June 8 to 12, Aug. 25 to 28, Sept. 1, Sept. 6 and 7, Sept. 13 and 14, Sept. 20 and 21, Sept. 27 and 28, and Oct. 4 and 5 - 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.: May 30 and 31, June 6 and 7, June 13 to 27, June 29 to July 4, July 6 to 11, July 13 to 18, July 20 to 25, July 27 to Aug. 1, Aug. 3 to 8, Aug. 10 to 15, Aug. 17 to 24, and Aug. 29 to 31 - 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.: June 28, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9, Aug. 16 Wildwater Kingdom - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: today, June 1 to 5, June 8 to 12, and Aug. 25 to Sept.
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NEWS
May 28, 1997
Don't let the summertime blues knock you for a loop this season. A trip to one of the region's amusement parks could give you the lift you've been looking for. Thrill-seekers can find adventure by trying a new roller coaster. Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Va., is unleashing a snow beast called Alpengeist, billed as the world's tallest, fastest, most twisted inversion roller coaster. Steel Force, called the tallest, longest and fastest steel roller coaster on the East Coast, opens this season at Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa. Adventure World in Largo, Md., is introducing a water thrill ride called Typhoon Sea Coaster.
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By MARLO BARNHART | August 1, 1999
Only $800 more is needed to send all the youngsters who signed up for the Aug. 14 bus trip to Pennsylvania's Dorney Park - thanks to the Hagerstown Firefighters Local 1605. "We just got a $1,000 donation from the firefighters," Clara Broadus said Thursday. Broadus is one of the organizers of the second annual For Our Kids Sake trip. The total needed for the trip is $7,600, Broadus said. That donation represents part of the proceeds from the firefighters' sponsorship of the upcoming Bentley Brothers' Circus Sept.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | May 17, 2012
Donations sought for annual bus trip Donations are sought for the annual For Our Kid's Sake bus trip to an area amusement park. This summer, the trip will be to Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa., on Saturday, Aug. 11. If you would like to help, call Clara Broadus or Dot Bell at 30l-739-2557 or deposits can be made directly to The Columbia Bank-Hagerstown Trust Division, account name For Our Kid's Sake, account No. 141518. The community's support will help more than 150 local children and teenagers enjoy a day at the park.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | June 29, 2012
Dance the night away while supporting the For Our Kids' Sake effort to raise funds for the annual bus trip to an area amusement park. This summer the trip will be to Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa.  The Flamingo Disco will be held at Elks Lodge 278 at 326 N. Jonathan St. Saturday from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. with DJ Tracy Gardner of Atlanta, Ga., on hand to help support the trip for area children. The cover charge is $5.  Wind down Friday Bridge of Life Church, at 14 S. Potomac St., will hold a Wind Down Friday event today, starting at 6 p.m. There will be music and an art exhibit on South Potomac Street, which will include work from members of the community.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | July 6, 2012
Second Christian Church, 65 W. North Ave., will hold a food sale Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Menu 1 includes fried chicken, potato salad and collard greens; menu 2 offers fried fish, macaroni and cheese with collard greens; and menu 3 includes barbecue ribs with baked beans and collard greens.  All of the meals include rolls and soda and a choice of cake, pie or soda. The meals cost $8. It will be eat in, carry out or by delivery. For delivery, call Agnes at 301-797-0407.
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May 9, 2001
Washington leaves behind a legacy of fun By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI kimy@herald-mail.com Summer meant more than just the end of the school year to youngsters who went on annual day trips to amusement parks arranged by Margaret Washington. "She wanted to give them something to look forward to," said Carolyn Brooks. Washington, who lived at 458 Park Place in Hagerstown, died Monday after a battle with cancer. She was 74. "Her trips were her legacy," said Brooks.
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By MADGE MILES / 301-791-7647 | June 4, 2009
Youth rally A No Smoking Youth Rally will be held at the Tobacco Free Youth Camp Day Friday, June 26, at noon. The event will be held in partnership with Memorial Recreation Center's summer camp at Wheaton Park. Anyone who wears a Tobacco Free Youth Camp Day shirt or a No Smoking Youth Rally shirt will receive a special treat. There will be free T-shirts for the first 60 participants. As in past years, there will be a "Win Mr. Andy's Money" contest. Also, everyone who brings a tobacco education book from last year will receive an award.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | August 24, 2012
Without the generous support from donors and volunteers, it would not have been possible for the For Our Kids Sake youth group to have such a grand time on its annual bus trip to the amusement park. The group went to Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa., on Aug. 11. Trip coordinators Dot Bell and Clara Broadus extend a special thank you to Krumpe's Do-Nuts for its continued support and for providing the continental breakfast. This year, Canteen Inc. became a supporter and provided a variety of many delectable snacks.
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