Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: HeraldMail HomeCollectionsField Trips
IN THE NEWS

Field Trips

NEWS
April 20, 2009
WILLIAMSPORT -- "Building America's Canals," an exhibit organized by the National Canal Museum, opened Friday in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Trolley Barn Building, at the Cushwa Basin in Williamsport. The traveling exhibit blends science and history through hands-on activities that allow children and adults to experience canal engineering firsthand, according to a press release. The exhibit will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 11. Admission is free.
Advertisement
NEWS
April 19, 2009
WILLIAMSPORT -- "Building America's Canals," an exhibit organized by the National Canal Museum, opened Friday in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Trolley Barn Building, at the Cushwa Basin in Williamsport. The traveling exhibit blends science and history through hands-on activities that allow children and adults to experience canal engineering firsthand, according to a press release. The exhibit will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 11. Admission is free.
NEWS
March 27, 2009
It's the same every year: When school lets out, students cheer the hours and hours of free time they have to relax and enjoy themselves. At least for a few days or weeks. And then parents hear, "I'm bored. There's nothing to do. " Here is one option: Summer camps. With Tri-State-area camps offering everything from computer gaming to science to Shakespeare to sports skills, there's plenty to choose from for all age groups. Here's our annual listing of camps. Plan ahead.
NEWS
March 23, 2009
Diane Hamilton recently took a group of children and young adults from the Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc. to the Blacks In Wax Museum in Baltimore. The trip was sponsored by the Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Krumpe's Donuts, Canteen Food Service, board members and friends of the art gallery.
NEWS
By DON AINES | February 11, 2009
SCOTLAND, Pa. -- The Foundation for Scotland School for Veterans Children is hiring a professional lobbying firm to help its efforts to keep the 114-year-old school from being closed later this year by Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. "The foundation has pledged itself as the coordinator and chief advocate for keeping the school open," said Frank Frame, the president of the foundation and the school's former superintendent. "By the end of the week, we'll be up and running with this firm.
NEWS
by MARLO BARNHART | January 24, 2009
Editor's note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail publishes "A Life Remembered. " This continuing series takes a look back -- through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others -- at a member of the community who died recently. Today's "A Life Remembered" is about Omer M. Long Sr., who died Jan. 12 at the age of 87. His obituary was published in the Jan. 14 edition of The Herald-Mail. When Gwen Long and her husband were preparing to move to the Halfway area some years ago, she decided it was the perfect time to simplify her life.
NEWS
January 6, 2009
Student artists sought for art competition Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery will sponsor a children's art competition "Winter in Hagerstown. " The competition is open to all artists in any media. Prizes will be awarded in three age groups: elementary (first through fifth grade); middle (sixth through eighth grade); and high school (ninth grade through 12th). There is no fee charged for submitting art. Entries must be on the theme "Winter in Hagerstown" and delivered to the gallery at 4 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown by Thursday, Jan. 15. The opening reception is from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | September 29, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- This year, the Black Achievers program at the Hagerstown YMCA will introduce minority youths to careers in business, medicine, arts and culture, law, government and engineering, program director Deborah Phillips announced Sunday at a kickoff picnic at Fairgrounds Park. The youth mentoring program meets every other Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. and is open to students in grades six through 12, Phillips said. Students in this year's program will take field trips to the U.S. Capitol building and an underground railroad site in Lancaster, Pa., and will participate in Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month celebrations and an awards gala, she said.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | August 26, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The freshman blushed just slightly and ducked his head when he asked Julie Barrett how to get to his Monday afternoon class at Penn State Mont Alto. Barrett quickly pointed out the correct entrance using her past two years on the campus as a knowledge base. The 20-year-old from Mercersburg, Pa., plans to finish her associate degree in nursing this year. "It's an awesome nursing department. ... I just love the faculty here because they do everything they can to help you," she said.
NEWS
May 28, 2008
High school students with an interest in natural resources are encouraged to apply now for the July 20-26 Natural Resources Careers Conference at the Hickory Environmental Center in Garrett County. The Washington County Forestry Board encourages any local high school student with an interest in natural resources to apply. Each county is able to sponsor as many as two students with a scholarship to attend the conference at no cost. Student spaces are limited, and the deadline for applications is near.
The Herald-Mail Articles
|