July 3, 2009
The 22nd class of Leadership Washington County recently held its graduation ceremony at Beaver Creek Country Club. The mission of the program is to provide additional leadership training and community immersion for people identified as accomplished in their business, nonprofit and/or government sectors. The program began in 1987 and has graduated more than 600 people who have served on boards, run for public office and taken on leadership roles in the community. Members of the graduating class are: o Jason Allen, Brook Lane Health Services o Jan Baker, Antietam Cable Television o Marcia Baker, Keller Stonebraker Insurance o Kenneth Berry, Freedom Equity LLC o Jody Bishop, Washington County Health System o Jodi Blair, Smith Elliott Kearns & Co. LLC o Gary Broadwater, Antietam Health Service o Tracy Burger, Tower Bank o Shannon Cianelli, Kaplan College o Geneva Dale, M&T Bank o Adam Donius, Chick-fil-A o Scott Fessler, First Data o Patrick Flickinger, Susquehanna Bank o Laura Gery, Bright Horizons Family Solutions o Bryan Hanes, Antietam Insurance o Dave Hanlin, Hagerstown Transload Services LLC o Justin Hartings, Biaera Technologies LLC o Amy Hiet, Girls Inc. o Thomas Kline, Washington County Government o Joe Marschner, Hagerstown Community College o Boyd Michael, Washington County Public Schools o Shannon Murphy, BodySense PT o Zach Newman,...
June 4, 2011
Mabel Etta Criswell, 59, of Hagerstown, and formerly of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at her home in Hagerstown. Born June 12, 1951, in Arlington, Va., she was the daughter of Marjorie Annadean (Mitchell) Criswell of Boonsboro, and the late Edward Calvin Criswell. Mabel attended Harmony Grove School (now known as Rock Creek School) in Frederick, Md. After her schooling, Mabel was employed by the Jeanne Bussard Training Program in Frederick, where she did embossing and labeling.
March 25, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- During the past 45 years, the day after Easter - at least in Chambersburg - has meant Chicken 'N Stuff, with more than a ton of poultry being cooked to raise money for charity. The event, which first benefitted Easter Seals, now raises money for the Franklin County Therapeutic Riding Center . Since the event began in 1964, it has raised $219,818.13 for charity, volunteer Cindy Richards said. On Monday, about 80 volunteers - cooks, servers, delivery drivers and washers - were working to raise that total by another $8,500 or so, said Sam Miller, chairman of the event for the past nine years.
June 14, 2011
DEC. 30, 1918-JUNE 14, 2011 Mr. Eldon L. Joiner, 92, of Sunnyside Avenue, Waynesboro, Pa., died at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at his home. Born Dec. 30, 1918, in Thomasville, Ga., he was the son of the late Eldon L. and Mary C. (Rouzer) Joiner. He lived his early life in the Thomasville area. Mr. Joiner graduated from Thomasville High School with the class of 1938. He later graduated from Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., and received his law degree from the Atlanta Law School in Atlanta, Ga. He and his wife, the late Jeannette (Reid)
August 20, 1997
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival featuring Riders in the Sky and Del McCoury today through Sunday, Aug. 24 Granite Hill Campground, six miles west of Gettysburg, Pa., on Pa. 116. Adult tickets will cost $70 for a four-day pass, $55 for a Saturday/Sunday pass, $20 for a Thursday pass, $25 for a Friday pass, $30 for a Saturday pass and $25 for a Sunday pass. Children ages 12 to 16 will be admitted for half the gate price when accompanied by an adult. Children ages 11 and younger will be admitted free.
June 9, 2013
WPS Inc. MIDWAY, Ky. - Photizo Group recently recognized WPS Inc. as a leader in managed print services, or MPS. WPS, which has an office in Hagerstown, was one of 11 independent providers that Photizo Group selected to participate in the 2013 MPS Leaders Index for channel providers. The MPS Leaders Index is a collection of hand-selected, independent MPS providers from around the world that are regarded as the gold standard in managed print and document services. Photizo Group classifies this index of elite providers from across North America, Europe, Africa and Australia as a forward-looking indicator of the evolving MPS landscape.
May 10, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Scores of people, local companies and civic groups already have volunteered for almost 20 United Way of Franklin County May of Caring projects, but a few more are needed to complete the list, Executive Director Amy Hicks said. "We usually have 200 volunteers, sometimes a little bit more to help on the projects ... which are specifically targeted at the nonprofit community," Hicks said. "This is the month that we really promote volunteerism, but projects like this are available year-round.
May 1, 2010
Easter Seals Adult Day Services staff member Jessica Power, left, helps plant a cherry tree at Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park in Halway Friday. Participants in the program donated and helped plant the tree as a way to contribute to the community.