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By JACK HILL III | Staff Correspondent | February 19, 2013
Allegany pulled away from Williamsport during the second half for a 49-36 victory on Tuesday night in the Richard E. Doub Ladies Classic championship game. The game was originally scheduled to be played a couple of days after Christmas, but was snowed out. The makeup date turned out to be two months later. “When you play a good team like Allegany, you have to play four quarters of good basketball,” Williamsport coach Chris Malott said. “We didn't do that. I have to give Allegany credit for playing good defense.
NEWS
December 30, 2000
Wildcats hold off Warriors for Doub title By JACK HILL III / Staff Correspondent WILLIAMSPORT - The 14th Annual Richard E. Doub Ladies Classic at Williamsport High School brought out some clutch performances by the Wildcats down the stretch. That enabled Williamsport to shake off a tough challenge by the Boonsboro Warriors and pull out a close 54-50 win in the championship game on Friday night. It was the 10th championship that Williamsport has won during the 14-year history of the tournament and it was also its fifth title in the last six years.
NEWS
December 31, 2001
Beall, North girls advance to Doub final By JACK HILL III / Staff Correspondent First Round Beall 34, Williamsport 33 BEALL (34) Aylor 5, DeRosa 2, Wilson 6, Johnson 10, Conway 9, Sweene 2. Totals 15 3-8 34. WILLIAMSPORT (33) Plotner 4, Clingan 7, Grabill 4, Weir 6, Kolb 6, Hamilton 6. Totals 13 7-12 33. Beall89611-34 Williamsport101445-33 Three-point field goals: Beall (Aylor). North 51, Boonsboro 41 BOONSBORO (41)
NEWS
October 29, 2009
Judge gives Meyers two life sentences for fire that killed two girls Commissioners balk at price for easements near mall Police investigating sexual assault of Md. School for the Deaf student Redistricting panel approves 19 proposals Doub annexation request sparks debate
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By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | August 31, 2007
For details about the Joffrey Ballet School, go to www.joffreyballetschool.com . SHARPSBURG - When Rachel Doub first was introduced to ballet at 3 years old, she wouldn't dance. "They tried to start me when I was 3, but I threw a fit," the 18-year-old Williamsport resident said. Now, she can't wait to dance professionally, and will be going to a prestigious ballet school in New York with her longtime dance partner and boyfriend, Erik Hoffman, 18, of Sharpsburg.
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By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | August 30, 2007
SHARPSBURG - When Rachel Doub first was introduced to ballet at 3 years old, she wouldn't dance. "They tried to start me when I was 3, but I threw a fit," the 18-year-old Williamsport resident said. Now, she can't wait to dance professionally, and will be going to a prestigious ballet school in New York with her longtime dance partner and boyfriend, Erik Hoffman, 18, of Sharpsburg. The pair left Thursday for New York, and will start classes Monday at the Joffrey Ballet School.
NEWS
August 24, 2009
Washington County Commissioners Safe Place Child Advocacy Center 24 N. Walnut St., Suite 201/206 Tuesday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m. o 12:30 p.m. Depart for 100 W. Washington St., Room 227 o 2 p.m. Southern Boulevard I design, contract extension and compensation o 2:35 p.m. Property acquisition, 19329 Longmeadow Road o 2:45 p.m. Washington County sheriff's office, e-citation enhancements/expansions grant...
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Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown | April 9, 2013
Well, hello, beautiful weather! Now this is what I am talking about! Open those windows and enjoy. Did you realize that Mother's Day is just one short month away?  Emma K. Doub vendor fair The Emma K. Doub technology group is offering a vendor fair Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come out and shop, either cash and carry or by placing orders. There will be a wide range of vendors of home-based and local companies offering some fabulous items.  Come out and help the school's technology team raise funds for a worthwhile cause.  Vendors will be selling items from Thirty-One, Silpada, Guten Tag home and garden decor, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, Blessings Unlimited, Scentsy, Grace Adele, Avon, Airbonne, Fun Pasta, Mary Kay and more.
NEWS
May 21, 2008
COLLEGE GOLF HCC's Hudlow shoots an 82 PHOENIX -- Hagerstown Community College freshman Caleb Hudlow shot an 82 in the opening round of the NJCAA Division II men's tournmament on Tuesday at the Palm Valley Golf Course. No other details were available. COLLEGE SPORTS Wallace, Warehime named Shepherd Athletes of the Year SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Senior running back Dervon Wallace of the Shepherd University football team and junior forward Katie Warehime of the Shepherd women's basketball squad were recently honored as 2007-08 Shepherd University Male and Female Athletes of the Year.
NEWS
August 2, 2010
Thumbs up: o To Rachel Doub, a 2007 Williamsport High School graduate, who will join the St. Louis Ballet. The 21-year-old Doub has been dancing since she was 7 years old.Talent, passion and a lot of hard workhave paid dividends. Congratulations, Rachel! o To the Hagerstown Municipal Band for again providing a summer of beautiful musicat City Park.This group of often-underappreciated musicians is another gem that makes our community special. o To the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's statewide program to preserve timber rattlesnakes, which are classified as a candidate for the endangered species list.
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OPINION
August 18, 2013
“Just wondering what ever happened to firing squads for traitors.” - Hagerstown “I'm calling in regard to the man who was inquiring about the ducklings. I saw them on Sunday, going up in to Emma K. Doub school. There were just three of them. I also would like to know, if you have empty prescription bottles, is there anyplace here in town that would take the empty prescription bottles, because I have a lot of them.” - Hagerstown “I read the letter to the editor, the gentleman running for the 6th District next year.
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EDUCATION
June 2, 2013
Emma K. Doub Elementary School principal Catherine Poling, library media specialist Christine Hurley and students, and sisters, Emma and Hanna Weikert, were honored at the 2013 Common Ground Conference in Baltimore on April 23. The conference brings together educators and leaders in the field of educational technology integration in K - 12 schools. Poling received the Making It Happen award from the International Society for Technology In Education for her leadership role in integrating technology into classes and curriculum.
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By KAUSTUV BASU | kaustuv.basu@herald-mail.com | May 4, 2013
About 175 young musicians took part Saturday in the 2013 Swingin' in the Park Jazz Festival, an event organized by Washington County Public Schools to showcase the county's jazz bands in middle and high schools. Nine county schools took part this year in the event, which has been held since 1998. Rob Hovermale, Washington County Public Schools' supervisor of visual and performing arts, said the event was noncompetitive, and enables participants to experiment and improvise. Gary Rupert, the event organizer, said the event was a good opportunity for young musicians to listen to other talented musicians.
NEWS
May 2, 2013
Washington County Public Schools will present the Swingin' in the Park Jazz Festival Saturday at the Doub's Woods Pavilion in Doub's Woods Park behind Emma K. Doub Elementary School. The event will feature local middle and high school jazz bands. The annual event is coordinated by Gary Rupert of Smithsburg High School and is free to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.   The event started in 1998 to showcase the county's middle and high school jazz bands.
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April 15, 2013
No one was seriously injured Monday afternoon when several wooden fence rails sliced through the windshield of a car that crashed through a fence on the south end of Hagerstown, police said. Hagerstown Police Officer T. Bartles said at the scene that the accident happened at about 1:30 p.m., when a Chevrolet Monte Carlo being driven by a 17-year-old male demolished part of a wood fence between Emma K. Doub Elementary and E. Russell Hicks Middle schools. The Chevrolet continued to travel for about 100 yards through a grove of young trees before it came to rest.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | April 11, 2013
Heather Placie got choked up on Emma K. Doub Elementary School's stage Thursday afternoon as she looked out at about 270 students and dozens of teachers and staff while being honored for her volunteer work for the school. “I'm going to try to hold this together,” Placie told the crowd, while Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and Washington County Public Schools officials looked on. “I have strived every day to be here for you,” Placie told the children. “The purpose, in my heart, of a volunteer is to do what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, even though you know that no one, or very few people, are going to notice,” Placie told the crowd.
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Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown | April 9, 2013
Well, hello, beautiful weather! Now this is what I am talking about! Open those windows and enjoy. Did you realize that Mother's Day is just one short month away?  Emma K. Doub vendor fair The Emma K. Doub technology group is offering a vendor fair Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come out and shop, either cash and carry or by placing orders. There will be a wide range of vendors of home-based and local companies offering some fabulous items.  Come out and help the school's technology team raise funds for a worthwhile cause.  Vendors will be selling items from Thirty-One, Silpada, Guten Tag home and garden decor, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, Blessings Unlimited, Scentsy, Grace Adele, Avon, Airbonne, Fun Pasta, Mary Kay and more.
SPORTS
By JACK HILL III | Staff Correspondent | February 19, 2013
Allegany pulled away from Williamsport during the second half for a 49-36 victory on Tuesday night in the Richard E. Doub Ladies Classic championship game. The game was originally scheduled to be played a couple of days after Christmas, but was snowed out. The makeup date turned out to be two months later. “When you play a good team like Allegany, you have to play four quarters of good basketball,” Williamsport coach Chris Malott said. “We didn't do that. I have to give Allegany credit for playing good defense.
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Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | January 13, 2013
The Emma K. Doub Elementary School PTA Family Night at Monkey Joe's will be Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. Canine games night to be held  Jan. 25 Due to a scheduling conflict, the Peaceable Paws dog-training center in Fairplay is moving this month's My Dog Can Do That canine games to Friday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. If your dog can sit or wag its tail, you can play My Dog Can Do That. Prizes will be awarded. The dog-training facility is at 17816 Spielman Road in Fairplay. For more information, call 301-582-9420.
EDUCATION
January 13, 2013
Art students at Antietam Academy and students at nearby Emma K. Doub Elementary School collaborated on a project titled “Dreaming Me,” which stresses mentoring, relationship building, creativity and imagination. For a few years now, two art teachers at the schools have been putting their minds and their students together for the project.  The collaboration is between Michael Maginnis' art students at Antietam Academy and Rachel Barnhart's students at Emma K. Doub Elementary School.
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