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October 12, 2011
The Washington County Farm Market on Elliott Parkway in Williamsport will hold its fall market festival Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local produce, meats, eggs and baked goods will be available at the market.     The event also will include family activities, crafts and a flea market. Vendors can set up their wares for free. For more information, call Patrick at 301-992-6124 or send an email to .
By DAVE McMILLION, Charles Town | August 18, 1998
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The trial for a Wisconsin man charged in a 1997 Jefferson County, W.Va., shooting was delayed Tuesday when court officials could not seat enough jurors, officials said. One reason enough jurors could not be seated was because several read a story in a local newspaper about a plea bargain offer that was made to Patrick Carr, 53, of Minocquan, said Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Larry Crofford. The concern was whether reading the story would taint prospective jurors' opinions of the case, said Crofford.
Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown | October 4, 2011
A quick reminder that Friday is the end of the first marking period for the county's secondary schools. There will be a 2 1/2-hour early dismissal.    Crab feed American Legion Post 211 in Funkstown will host an all-you-can-eat crab feast Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Crabs will be served from 1 to 4 p.m. The fundraiser is a great way to usher out the last of summer and welcome the fall season.   Tickets cost $25 per person. The menu includes crabs, hot dogs, baked beans, coleslaw and drinks.
June 22, 2012
The Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots eighth annual Toy Thunder will be Friday, July 6, through Sunday, July 8, at Glendening Park on Shaw Street in Frostburg, Md. Gates open at 6 p.m. Friday, July 6. There will be food and beverages, bands and raffles. The bands start at 7 p.m. On Saturday, July 7, the gates open at 6 a.m. A flea market and motor swap-meet will be held from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The 2012 Toy Thunder Ride will be Saturday, July 7, with registration from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The cost is $20 per driver and $15 per passenger.
August 20, 2002
The tenth annual Washington County Antique Tractor and Craft Show sponsored by the Washington County Antique Tractor Club is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23, 24 and 25, at Washington County Agricultural Education Center, on Sharpsburg Pike, on Md. 65 seven miles south of Interstate 70. Food available includes breakfast and barbecued chicken by District 12 Ruritan Club and ice cream by Two Top Ruritan Club. Admission is free and there will be free parking and free primitive camping with restroom facilities on the grounds.
Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro | April 22, 2013
Young adults ages 10 and older are invited to the Boonsboro Library Friday for a Maker Spaces event beginning at 5 p.m. The library will provide equipment and supplies, attendees see what they can make.  For more information, call the library at 301-432-5723. Spring bazaar Washington County Show Kids will host a spring bazaar and flea market Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the social room at Trinity Lutheran Church, 64 S. Main St. in Boonsboro.  In addition to many direct sale products, flea market items, lunch and snacks will be available for purchase.  To reserve an outdoor flea market space for $10, call 240-217-4769.  Washington County Show Kids is a nonprofit baton twirling group.
By SUSIE HOFFMAN / 301-790-2413 | March 10, 2009
Love this weather Now this is what I am talking about. Open those windows and enjoy. As the temperatures become more pleasant, so goes the moods. Let's keep our fingers crossed that this upswing in the weather keeps right on rolling us into spring and summer. I adore hearing from all of you with tidbits for the column. I would like to hear from more of you with birthdays and other special events. Feel free to e-mail me at and let me know what is happening.
by KATE S. ALEXANDER | September 17, 2006
MERCERSBURG, PA. - Organizers of the 20th annual Two Top Ruritan Steam and Gas Show say the three-day event is about working for the community. In the words of Two Top Ruritan Club President Ralph Daugherty, the club's 23 members "work hard for free to make money, then give it away to the needy in the community. " Like most Ruritan clubs, the Two Top charter is a fundraising organization. The annual Steam and Gas show is the highlight for the small club, but Daugherty admitted he could not recall how much the club raised with the event last year.
by DAVE McMILLION | September 26, 2003
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A Jefferson County grand jury on Thursday indicted a Ranson, W.Va., woman on an embezzlement charge in connection with $24,000 that turned up missing last year from the Towne House Motor Lodge on East Washington Street, according to Jefferson County Circuit Court records. Barbara Engle, 40, of P.O. Box 135, worked as the manager of the business, court records said. In June 2002, Towne House Motor Lodge officials noticed that deposits totaling more than $24,000 had not been taken to the bank and were missing, court records said.
By JESS WEST / 301-988-0435 | September 17, 2009
St. Mark's Church to mark anniversary On Sunday, Oct. 11, St. Mark's Lutheran Church will celebrate its 120th anniversary. The Rev. Quentin Fleming, interim pastor, will join retired pastors, the Rev. Dave Kaplan, the Rev. A. Bernard Coates, the Rev. Ronald Heinze and retired Bishop David Donges in a celebration service at 10 a.m. A luncheon will be held in the church auditorium at the conclusion of the service honoring the past...
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