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January 3, 2011
Pennsylvania Farm Show visitors can learn how to create culinary masterpieces using local ingredients during live cooking demonstrations and contests featuring popular chefs, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said. “The farm show offers visitors the unique opportunity to go straight from the farm to the table,” Redding said. “The Pa. Preferred Culinary Connection is a popular attraction that brings together talented chefs to share their knowledge and imaginative recipes that can be prepared at home using local products.
NEWS
October 25, 2012
A free concert will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg. The concert will be presented by Freedom Valley Chorus, a 25-member women's a capella chorus, singing four-part barbershop harmony. The group is a chapter of Sweet Adelines, International. The first part of the concert will be a musical skit titled “Chicks Gone A-Fowl,” and the second part titled “Indomitable Spirit” will feature patriotic and inspirational songs.
NEWS
June 23, 2011
The Nasar Abadey Trio will be performing Thursday night for the third of five Center City Jazz Nights, according to the city of Hagerstown's website . Center City Jazz Nights is a free music series in downtown Hagerstown. Each Thursday, a different jazz artist performs. The first Center City Jazz Night on June 9 featured Project Natale. Johnny Artis performed June 16. On June 30, Marshall Keys is scheduled to perform, and the last performance will be July 7 by Phillip "Doc" Martin, according to the website.
NEWS
by ZACH PETERS / Staff Correspondent | July 3, 2006
Marvin Winters picked up his first win in nearly two years Saturday night in front of a full house at Hagerstown Speedway as he took the checkered flag during the 41st annual Johnny Roberts Memorial Late Model feature event. Winters, of McConnellsburg, Pa., started first, but was quickly passed on the low side in Turns 1 and 2 by Alan Sagi on Lap 2. Sagi ran away from the pack and looked as if he was going to cruise to Victory Lane until he lost his drive shaft on Lap 19 and was forced to leave the race.
NEWS
August 15, 2006
CLEAR SPRING - St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed churches, on U.S. 40, three miles east of Clear Spring, will hold a peach festival Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The festival will feature peach pies, sliced peaches and a variety of other foods, sandwiches, soups and baked goods for sale. Proceeds will benefit the Vacation Bible School. The event will be held rain or shine.
NEWS
November 19, 2009
Hagerstown Community College's Student Government Association is hosting a free family film double feature Friday through Sunday. "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" will be shown, followed by "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. " All shows will be held in the Classroom Building auditorium, CLR-111. Show times are 2 p.m. Friday; noon Saturday; and 1 p.m. Sunday. Light snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Student Activities Coordinator Heather Barnhart at 301-790-2800, ext. 225, or send e-mail to barnharth@hagerstowncc.
NEWS
December 11, 1997
New acoustic and roots music will be presented tonight in a concert that will benefit The Maryland Theatre. "Celebrate the Season" begins at 7:30 at the theater at 21 S. Potomac St. Tickets are $20, $15 and $10, plus a $1 processing fee per ticket, and they are available at the door. For information, call the theater box office at 301-790-2000.
NEWS
July 4, 2009
The Community Foundation of Washington County has been chosen by the National Endowment for the Arts to bring a third Big Read to Washington County. In April 2010, the county will host a month-long celebration of the works of Edgar Allen Poe, whose ties to Maryland made his writings a natural choice. In previous Big Reads, the event has featured "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee and F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby. " Preliminary program planning is under way. For more information, contact Kristy Smith, program manager, Community Foundation of Washington County, at 301-745-5210.
NEWS
January 25, 2005
Tuesday, Jan. 25 8 p.m. on PBS "Nova ScienceNow" This occasional spinoff series hosted by correspondent Robert Krulwich will focus on "cutting-edge scientific and technological innovation," such as research into the "mirror neuron phenomenon. " (That's a process that may cause sports fans to think as though they were on the field with their heroes.) 10 p.m. on HBO "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel" A new edition features an interview with Joe Buck, the Fox sportscaster who will be doing the play-by-play for the Super Bowl.
NEWS
January 1, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin County Cooperative Extension Association will hold its 90th annual meeting Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Kauffman Community Center. The featured speaker will be Pat Leimbach, a farm wife from Vermilion, Ohio. She has been called the "Erma Bombeck of the Farm Belt" by the Wall Street Journal. She will entertain the audience with her humorous program on farm life. The Extension Association directors will have tickets for sale or you can purchase tickets at the office.
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BUSINESS
New Business Spotlight | September 1, 2013
Name of business: Pownall's Bistro Owner: Don Pownall Address: 1591 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Opening date: April 8, 2013 Products and services : A bistro featuring homemade salads (potato salad, macaroni salad, cheese salad, country ham salad, chicken salad), wraps, paninis, subs, salads and a full case of freshly made baked goods. Also specializes in special-occasion cakes. A conference room is available for parties, meetings and family gatherings.
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NEWS
August 28, 2013
The Emergency Communications Center of the Washington County Division of Emergency Services will be featured Thursday on A&E Network's “Panic 9-1-1” television show. The episode entitled “Get Out of the Van and Run” will air at 10 p.m on the cable channel. The segment highlights an Oct. 5, 2011, call received by Michael Shifler and how his quick thinking assisted the Washington County Sheriff's Office in taking a suspect into custody, according to a county news release.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 28, 2013
A Washington Township, Pa., memorial to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will be dedicated in a ceremony in two weeks. Music from the Wayne Band will open the ceremony at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Red Run Park off Pa. 16 east of Waynesboro, Pa. Speeches will begin at 6:30 p.m. The newly constructed memorial will feature artifacts from the three sites of terrorist attacks nearly 12 years ago, including Ground Zero in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the field where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in Shanksville, Pa. The memorial's structure is complete, and the electrical wiring is in place.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | August 10, 2013
The 300 gallons of peach ice cream turned for the small community's popular two-day festival in northern Washington County was in high demand, too. Some things never change, thankfully. “Pretty much tastes the same ... creamy,” said Gloria Robinson, smiling as she and her husband, Vince, savored the last of their frozen treat served in a small white Styrofoam bowl at Leitersburg Ruritan Community Park. The festival, the Leitersburg Ruritan Club's largest annual fundraiser, continues Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., in the park behind Leitersburg Fire Hall.
LIFESTYLE
By MAGGIE WOLFF PETERSON | Special to The Herald-Mail | July 17, 2013
Nicole Johnson isn't the only female driver in Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam, but almost.  Women are rarities behind the wheel of the oversized, growling trucks that can fly through the air and crush smaller vehicles beneath their enormous wheels. She wouldn't have it any other way.  A longtime leisure driver, Johnson learned her craft through “rock crawling,” an extreme form of offroad driving that takes heavy-duty dune buggies over boulders, mountainous hillsides and other rough terrain.  “My competition vehicle of choice was a hand-built, custom buggy,” she said.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | June 23, 2013
Local youngsters shone Sunday afternoon at Hagerstown's City Park as the latest installment of Arts in the Park featured singers and musicians from Walker Performing Arts. Approximately 100 people gathered around the park's band shell to watch the youths, several of whom sang songs from musicals such as “The Sound of Music,” “Smile,” “Les Miserables” and “Oklahoma!” Elisa Shaw, 10, of Williamsport, sang four songs, including ABBA's “Dancing Queen” and “Castle on a Cloud” from “Les Miserables.” “I love attention, so I love being the center of attention and it's really fun,” Elisa said after the concert.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | June 16, 2013
Ty Hepfer was feeling some fatherly pride on Father's Day as his son accepted kudos for artwork displayed in the Franklin County (Pa.) Art Alliance's 42nd annual show. Hepfer, of Greencastle, Pa., said he was impressed with the quality of student work shown alongside the adults' pieces. His son, Dreyphen, joined a handful of other high-schoolers in showcasing art among the more than 300 selections. While Dreyphen was being photographed with his pieces, his parents perused what else the show had to offer.
LIFESTYLE
By AMY DULEBOHN | amyc@herald-mail.com | May 21, 2013
If you ask Eric Forrester, he will say barbecue is an art form. And Forrester, owner of Mason-Dixon BBQ Services near Greencastle, Pa., promised there will be plenty of art at the Memorial Day Pignic on Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, at Fort Ritchie. The inaugural two-day event will feature its own arts festival, a music festival, and three barbecue competitions. “Barbecue is very American. That's why people enjoy it so much. There are very few American forms of culinary art,” Forrester said.
NEWS
By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | May 13, 2013
Automobiles manufactured in Hagerstown between the turn of the century and the Great Depression have made their way to the new Rural Heritage Transportation Museum at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center. The museum, which features buggies, carriages and automobiles that were used in Washington County mostly from the late 19th century up to World War II, has two Pope Tribunes, produced in 1903 and 1904; two Dagmar automobiles, manufactured in 1922 and 1925; and an Astor taxicab.
NEWS
By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | May 12, 2013
Michael “Mike” Gouker of Hagerstown has known since his early years that art would be a part of his life. “Art was the thing growing up that I could do the best. It was my interest. I told my sixth-grade teacher I wanted to teach art,” Gouker said. The retired art teacher and professional artist has been honing his craft since childhood and keeps looking for new venues for exposure. About three years ago, Gouker submitted a drawing of a sunburst to CBS “Sunday Morning” hosted by Charles Osgood.
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