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by Kevin G. Gilbert | December 7, 2005
Two ducks swim across Pangborn Park lake Tuesday at dusk.
NEWS
July 19, 2007
Some people at the Greencastle (Pa.) firemen's carnival are silhouetted against the dusk sky Wednesday night.
NEWS
March 4, 2008
A woman takes advantage of the mild weather Monday to walk at dusk along the C&O Canal in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
NEWS
July 17, 2009
Movies & Music on Main has been cancelled tonight due to the inclement weather. Join Main Street Martinsburg next week for Movie & Music on Main Friday at 7:30 p.m. with music from Shenandoah Circle and the movie "High School Musical 2" showing at dusk.
NEWS
March 16, 2008
The Boonsboro Park Board is looking ahead to the annual Independence Day celebration in Shafer Park. This year's celebration will be on Sunday, July 6, from 5 p.m. until dusk. Applications for vendors are being accepted. Spots will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Dave Wade at 240-420-1403 or 301-432-8580.
NEWS
July 2, 2010
Friday, July 2 Boonsboro BOONSBORO - Independence Day celebration features Rohrersville Cornet Band, activities and food. Starts at 5 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Shafer Park. Rain date is July 5. Smithsburg carnival SMITHSBURG - Carnival rides, concert by Elvis tribute artist Kevin Booth. Fireworks at dusk. Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. grounds. Call 301-824-2889. Saturday, July 3 Salute to Independence SHARPSBURG - The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will perform patriotic music beginning at 7:30 p.m. Antietam National Battlefield, off Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown.
NEWS
June 13, 2007
WILLIAMSPORT - A number of activities have been planned for the Independence Day holiday in Williamsport. A street dance will be July 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. across from Town Hall. The dance will feature the classic rock music of Lumpy Jones. Activities on July 4 include: · A pancake breakfast will be from 6 to 10 a.m. at the Byron Memorial Park community building. It is sponsored by the Williamsport Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co. · An ice cream trailer, also sponsored by the fire and ambulance company, will be open all day. · Music in the park will include Crossroads (Top 40 variety)
NEWS
July 1, 2007
The following is a list of Fourth of July events in the Tri-State area. Today · The Town of Boonsboro's seventh annual Independence Day event will be held at Shafer Memorial Park, off Main Street in Boonsboro. Food and activities start at 6 p.m., with fireworks beginning at dusk. Pets are prohibited. Grills only is permitted for those renting park pavilions. Rain date is Monday. Call Boonsboro Town Hall at 301-432-5141. Tuesday · A street dance will be held at the corner of Conococheague and Salisbury Streets near Williamsport Town Hall as part of Williamsport's Independence Day festivities.
NEWS
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | July 12, 2007
HANCOCK - At Hancock's yearly Barge Bash, defeat really might evoke a sinking feeling. As in you and your barge sinking into the C&O Canal. Competitors hope to stay afloat in this year's Barge Bash - an event in which the aim is to tow a vessel, the "barge," about 1,000 feet down the canal using your body, a bike or an animal. There are several categories of competition, such as the Fastest Barge and the People's Choice Award. Winners from each category receive a barge-shaped trophy carved from wood.
BREAKINGNEWS
July 3, 2013
The fireworks display scheduled for Wednesday night in Shafer Park has been postponed due to impending rain and thunderstorms, Boonsboro Town Manager Debra A. Smith said. “We have to cancel the event and reschedule for our rain date, which is Friday (July 5),” Smith said Wednesday afternoon. All other events as part of the Independence Day celebration at Shafer Park, at 37 Park Drive, have been postponed to Friday as well, Smith said. The Rohrersville Band is scheduled to perform during the festivities, which also include other children's activities and food for sale by local nonprofit organizations starting at 5 p.m. Fireworks are slated to begin just after dusk.
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BREAKINGNEWS
July 3, 2013
The fireworks display scheduled for Wednesday night in Shafer Park has been postponed due to impending rain and thunderstorms, Boonsboro Town Manager Debra A. Smith said. “We have to cancel the event and reschedule for our rain date, which is Friday (July 5),” Smith said Wednesday afternoon. All other events as part of the Independence Day celebration at Shafer Park, at 37 Park Drive, have been postponed to Friday as well, Smith said. The Rohrersville Band is scheduled to perform during the festivities, which also include other children's activities and food for sale by local nonprofit organizations starting at 5 p.m. Fireworks are slated to begin just after dusk.
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 2012
Friday, June 29 Smithsburg Carnival Music, amusement and food. Carnival, 6 to 11 p.m. Fireworks on Friday, June 29 at 9:30 p.m. Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. grounds, 22 N. Main St., Smithsburg. Call 301-824-2889. Saturday, June 30 Speedway fireworks 47th annual Johnny Roberts Memorial 50 Lap. Fireworks display. 7 p.m. race. Evolution Rock School to performs at 5:30 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown.
NEWS
July 2, 2010
Friday, July 2 Boonsboro BOONSBORO - Independence Day celebration features Rohrersville Cornet Band, activities and food. Starts at 5 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Shafer Park. Rain date is July 5. Smithsburg carnival SMITHSBURG - Carnival rides, concert by Elvis tribute artist Kevin Booth. Fireworks at dusk. Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. grounds. Call 301-824-2889. Saturday, July 3 Salute to Independence SHARPSBURG - The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will perform patriotic music beginning at 7:30 p.m. Antietam National Battlefield, off Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown.
NEWS
July 17, 2009
Movies & Music on Main has been cancelled tonight due to the inclement weather. Join Main Street Martinsburg next week for Movie & Music on Main Friday at 7:30 p.m. with music from Shenandoah Circle and the movie "High School Musical 2" showing at dusk.
NEWS
July 1, 2008
Friday · Waynesboro, Pa., Summer Jubilee, off East Main Street across from Waynesboro Hospital. Firecracker 5K and 1-mile children's fun run, 8:30 a.m., parade down Main Street, 10:30 a.m., arts and crafts vendors, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children's games, pie-eating contest, money machine, food, pony rides, petting zoo, bands and bicycle raffles. Fireworks at dusk. Rain date for fireworks only is Saturday. · Chambersburg, Pa., A Day at the Park, Memorial Park. Antique car show, 1 to 5 p.m. Formal military flag retreat at 7 p.m., followed by Mercersburg (Pa.)
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | May 1, 2008
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Faced with several problems at Pine Hill Regional Recreation Area, the Washington Township Supervisors are considering installing an entrance gate to close off access between dusk and dawn. The supervisors recently received a note from a police officer who said he has had trouble getting people to leave the park at dusk. The municipal police go the facility to close the gate every evening. Early estimates are that the new system, with two 12-foot wooden arms, would cost about $8,000.
NEWS
March 16, 2008
The Boonsboro Park Board is looking ahead to the annual Independence Day celebration in Shafer Park. This year's celebration will be on Sunday, July 6, from 5 p.m. until dusk. Applications for vendors are being accepted. Spots will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Dave Wade at 240-420-1403 or 301-432-8580.
NEWS
March 4, 2008
A woman takes advantage of the mild weather Monday to walk at dusk along the C&O Canal in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
NEWS
July 19, 2007
Some people at the Greencastle (Pa.) firemen's carnival are silhouetted against the dusk sky Wednesday night.
NEWS
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | July 12, 2007
HANCOCK - At Hancock's yearly Barge Bash, defeat really might evoke a sinking feeling. As in you and your barge sinking into the C&O Canal. Competitors hope to stay afloat in this year's Barge Bash - an event in which the aim is to tow a vessel, the "barge," about 1,000 feet down the canal using your body, a bike or an animal. There are several categories of competition, such as the Fastest Barge and the People's Choice Award. Winners from each category receive a barge-shaped trophy carved from wood.
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