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May 21, 2012
Emotional Brain Training (EBT) classes begin Thursday, May 31. The classes are designed for those  struggling with anxiety, depression, weight and other unhealthy habits. EBT is an evidence-based training developed by Laurel Mellin at the University of California San Francisco's School of Medicine.  A free orientation is at  6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at South Mountain Counseling, 16 Walnut St., Middletown. For more information, or to register, call Tammy Thornton at 240-285-2506.
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March 20, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- The man who owned Nadia's Convenience Store at 200 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison for food stamp fraud, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Baltimore. Mohammad T. Khan, 40, of Hagerstown, also was ordered to pay restitution of $319,000 and serve three years of supervised probation upon his release, Marcy Murphy, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Attorney's Office, said in the release. From at least Jan. 1, 2005, through Sept.
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By TAYLOR ECKEL | taylor.eckel@herald-mail.com | July 25, 2011
In this fast-paced world, most people find that stress is the brain's comfort zone, but Laurel Mellin believes she has found the solution.   Mellin is the founder and director of Emotional Brain Training, and an associate professor of family and community medicine at the School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco.   She visited the Washington County Health Department Monday to train Washington County's four EBT providers in a new program method, as well as prepare them for a study that will be conducted in the coming weeks.
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by TAYLOR ECKEL | taylor.eckel@herald-mail.com | August 5, 2011
Are you stressed? Are you overweight or obese? If so, you might be able to participate in a free stress-management and weight-loss program through the Washington County Health Department. The health department will offer the latest Emotional Brain Training (EBT) program as a part of a study being conducted by Laurel Mellin, an associate professor of family and community medicine at the School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. The study will begin in early September and there is no cost to participate.
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Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown | May 24, 2011
Only a few days of school are left, and two of those days are field trips. It is so much fun to watch the youngsters use their math skills to figure out the percentage of how many days equal actual classroom time.   With June almost upon us, I am sure that most of you are so busy with graduations, weddings, and other family activities, that your schedules haven’t much room left for anything else. Check out what is happening and see if you can find time to check it out. Stress and weight The Washington County Health Department will offer a program titled “EBT: A Scientific Solution for Stress and Weight.” Orientation for the EBT program will be Thursday, June 2, at 11 a.m. at the health department and at 7:15 p.m. at Western Maryland Hospital Center.
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June 3, 2011
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 0077 Monday, June 6, weigh-in 7:15 to 9:15 a.m., meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call Patsy at 301-582-2292. Loss of a child  Monday, June 6, 5 p.m. Meets first and third Mondays in Hagerstown. For meeting location, call Mary Hedges at 301-824-7587. Orientations for EBT food addiction program EBT is emotional brain training, focusing on easing stress.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | May 13, 2011
The trustee board of Ebenezer AME Church at 40 W. Bethel St. will hold a breakfast Saturday at 8 a.m. Eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage gravy, fried potatoes and onions, juice and coffee will be served.   The cost for the breakfast is $6.   For delivery, call 301-797-6123. Zion Baptist’s JOY Night scheduled for May 21 Zion Baptist Church at 61 W. Bethel St. will celebrate JOY Night on Saturday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m.   John Wesley Church to present spring concert John Wesley United Methodist Church at 129 N. Potomac St. will present its 10th annual spring concert on Sunday, May 22, at 4 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
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Jess West | Around West Hagerstown | May 25, 2011
North Hagerstown High School senior Imani Leann Carter received a $1,000 scholarship from the West Hagerstown Lions Club. Carter plays on the basketball and track and field teams and is a cheerleader. She also is a member of the Key Club, Calculus Club and the National Honor Society.   In addition, she volunteers at the Red Cross, REACH, for a local youth basketball league and coaches for the Washington County Junior Football League.   Carter plans to attend the University of Maryland to major in clinical psychology with an interest in fitness sports.
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May 21, 2012
Emotional Brain Training (EBT) classes begin Thursday, May 31. The classes are designed for those  struggling with anxiety, depression, weight and other unhealthy habits. EBT is an evidence-based training developed by Laurel Mellin at the University of California San Francisco's School of Medicine.  A free orientation is at  6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at South Mountain Counseling, 16 Walnut St., Middletown. For more information, or to register, call Tammy Thornton at 240-285-2506.
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by TAYLOR ECKEL | taylor.eckel@herald-mail.com | August 5, 2011
Are you stressed? Are you overweight or obese? If so, you might be able to participate in a free stress-management and weight-loss program through the Washington County Health Department. The health department will offer the latest Emotional Brain Training (EBT) program as a part of a study being conducted by Laurel Mellin, an associate professor of family and community medicine at the School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. The study will begin in early September and there is no cost to participate.
NEWS
By TAYLOR ECKEL | taylor.eckel@herald-mail.com | July 25, 2011
In this fast-paced world, most people find that stress is the brain's comfort zone, but Laurel Mellin believes she has found the solution.   Mellin is the founder and director of Emotional Brain Training, and an associate professor of family and community medicine at the School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco.   She visited the Washington County Health Department Monday to train Washington County's four EBT providers in a new program method, as well as prepare them for a study that will be conducted in the coming weeks.
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July 8, 2011
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 0077 Today, weigh-in 7:15 to 9:15 a.m., meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-582-2292. Gam-Anon Today, 7 to 8:30 p.m. House at 33 E. Church St., Frederick, Md., next to Evangelical Lutheran Church. Use side entrance. Anonymous self-help program for friends and families whose lives have been affected by someone with a gambling problem. Call 240-409-2395. Orientation to EBT food addiction program EBT is emotional brain training, focusing on easing stress.
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Jess West | Around West Hagerstown | May 25, 2011
North Hagerstown High School senior Imani Leann Carter received a $1,000 scholarship from the West Hagerstown Lions Club. Carter plays on the basketball and track and field teams and is a cheerleader. She also is a member of the Key Club, Calculus Club and the National Honor Society.   In addition, she volunteers at the Red Cross, REACH, for a local youth basketball league and coaches for the Washington County Junior Football League.   Carter plans to attend the University of Maryland to major in clinical psychology with an interest in fitness sports.
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Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown | May 24, 2011
Only a few days of school are left, and two of those days are field trips. It is so much fun to watch the youngsters use their math skills to figure out the percentage of how many days equal actual classroom time.   With June almost upon us, I am sure that most of you are so busy with graduations, weddings, and other family activities, that your schedules haven’t much room left for anything else. Check out what is happening and see if you can find time to check it out. Stress and weight The Washington County Health Department will offer a program titled “EBT: A Scientific Solution for Stress and Weight.” Orientation for the EBT program will be Thursday, June 2, at 11 a.m. at the health department and at 7:15 p.m. at Western Maryland Hospital Center.
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Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | May 16, 2011
Cornerstone Community Church is holding a yard sale Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The church is on the corner of First and Spruce streets in Hagers-town. Enter the building from the ramp entrance on First Street. The event will be held rain or shine. The yard sale will include church, office and home items, including folding tables and chairs, cabinets, kitchen items, children’s tables and chairs. Mr. South High Pageant South Hagerstown High School will host the Mr. South High Pageant on Wednesday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the South High auditorium.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | May 13, 2011
The trustee board of Ebenezer AME Church at 40 W. Bethel St. will hold a breakfast Saturday at 8 a.m. Eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage gravy, fried potatoes and onions, juice and coffee will be served.   The cost for the breakfast is $6.   For delivery, call 301-797-6123. Zion Baptist’s JOY Night scheduled for May 21 Zion Baptist Church at 61 W. Bethel St. will celebrate JOY Night on Saturday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m.   John Wesley Church to present spring concert John Wesley United Methodist Church at 129 N. Potomac St. will present its 10th annual spring concert on Sunday, May 22, at 4 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
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