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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | April 5, 2012
Next on the agenda for the ladies of Ebenezer is a Good Friday fish dinner sale, beginning at 11 am at Ebenezer AME Church, 26 West Bethel St. The menu includes fried fish, fried potatoes and onions, cole slaw and cornbread. The cost is $8. Eat in, take out or request delivery by calling 301-797-6123 on Friday. Spring jump-off dance planned at VFW hall The “OTB” has planned a spring jump-off dance on Saturday, April 14, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall, 70 East Washington Street.
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July 26, 2000
Lecturer makes 1865 come alive for children By MARC G. AUBER / Staff Writer, Chambersburg CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Nancy Walker said Wednesday morning that she wants to take the mystery out of history. And she is confident that she succeeded after hanging out for a couple of hours with about 30 kids in grades 2-5 at the First United Methodist Church on 225 S. Second St. continued Walker, of Fort Loudon, Pa., and an early dance and etiquette specialist, spent the morning teaching the children about young lives in 1865.
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By MADGE MILES / 301-791-7647 | July 30, 2008
Etiquette school graduation today The Blossom School of Etiquette invites the community to attend its second graduation today at 6:30 p.m. Some of the girls from the first class will give speeches about their experiences. The graduation will be at Memorial Recreation Center, 109 E. North St. Some great things have happened since the first class graduated. For instance, the group has attended events at the Baltimore Aquarium and The Maryland Theatre. The group also held a successful yard sale.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | August 29, 2013
A memorial service celebrating the life of Malinda Grace Brown will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greater Campher Temple King's Apostle Church World Ministries, 125 Bethel St. Brown, 95, died Aug. 19 at Ravenwood Lutheran Village.  Representing one of the older families in Hagerstown, she was the last of three daughters born to Grace Harvey. Malinda was an active member of her church, Greater Campher Temple/King's Apostle Ministries, serving as a missionary, usher and communication media.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | April 14, 2011
New classes for the Blossom School of Etiquette will start Saturday April 23, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Hagerstown Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. Classes are for girls ages 7 to 17. The classes are free. The classes teach poise, assertiveness, social skills (home and school) table manners, manners, self-confidence, self-esteem, etc. For more information, call Ladetra Robinson at 240-520-5676 or email bsetiquette@yahoo.com. Fitness program meets at Fairgrounds Park Walking and fitness programs are held three days a week at 6:30 p.m. at Fairgrounds Park.
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By KERRY LYNN FRALEY | May 25, 2000
Draping your towel over a lounge chair at a public pool should hold it while you go for a swim or visit the bathroom. cont. from lifestyle It may not be posted on the official pool rules, but "first come, first serve" is the rule when it comes to chairs and blanket space at public pools and parks, according to officials from Tri-State park and recreation departments. It's also the rule for open picnic tables and grills, they say. But there are no squatters' rights when it comes to using park pavilions or the grills that go along with them, park officials say. Though rules for use vary depending on the park system, it's universal that the person with the reservation gets the pavilion, regardless of whether someone else stakes it out before they arrive.
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By CHAD SMITH | February 16, 2009
It's not your fault. You don't know what you don't know. When you got your health club membership, you went through the standard sales presentation from the sales guy, the "three free sessions" with one of the club trainers, and then you were thrown in the deep end of the proverbial pool without a set of floaties. You learned how to use the machines, what the child care hours were and what day the gym will take your money every month. Through all this, you never learned what is commonly considered proper gym etiquette until "Joe the Bench Presser" is all over you for a flagrant violation of one or a few. Here are the most violated rules of gym etiquette, and how to be a courteous exerciser: Personal hygiene No one likes to work beside a stinky person.
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