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August 13, 2013
Glenn Edward Flowers, 87, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 3 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The service will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hancock.
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Melita Wishard | Around Maugansville | April 28, 2011
The Maugansville Historical Society is asking Maugansville residents to help revive a May Day tradition by hanging or exhibiting a basket of flowers on the first Sunday in May — May Day. It can contain live or artificial flowers and can be any size. Let's see Maugansville blooming this Sunday. Community yard sale The Maugansville Ruritan Club will hold its 11th annual community yard sale on Saturday, May 21, starting at 6:30 a.m. and running until 1 p.m. Inside tables cost $13 to rent, and the club will furnish a table.
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by ERICK GIBSON / Staff Photographer | April 9, 2007
Snowflakes fall while customers shop Sunday morning for Easter flowers at the Greensburg Farms flower stand on Eastern Boulevard in Hagerstown. More winter-like weather is in store this week.
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BY Dorry Baird Norris | May 6, 2002
The first Mother's Day - meant by her daughter to honor her mother Anna Reese Jarvis - was celebrated in 1908 at a church service in Grafton, W,Va. Each guest was given a white carnation - Mrs. Jarvis' favorite flower. A writer of the time Jane Stewart commented that this flower was especially apt for the celebration as it symbolized "sweetness purity and endurance. " The carnation offered as a remembrance at the service was a far cry from its ancestor the smaller flowered clove pink.
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By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | February 13, 2013
Bob and Kathy Walters of Greencastle, Pa., plan to celebrate Valentine's Day by traveling to Hawaii. They also will be celebrating their one-year anniversary, and Kathy Walters, 62, described the trip, which will begin Friday, as “romantic” and a chance for them to show their love for each other. “We got married out there so it's a special place for us,” she said. The couple, who got married on Feb. 21, 2012, is heading for Kona, Hawaii, which Bob Walters, 67, said is “as close to paradise as you could get.” Not everyone is setting out for exotic places, but couples across the Tri-State area have a variety of plans for celebrating Valentine's Day, ranging from vacations to dinner and flowers.
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January 26, 1999
Flowers at traffic islands around Hagerstown are just a few months away. Hagerstown City Council members agreed Tuesday to allow a Hagerstown flower shop to landscape traffic islands throughout the city. Pat O'Brien, owner of Ben's Flower Shop on Potomac Street, will solicit sponsors for different traffic islands. The sponsor will pay for the maintenance of the island. Each sponsor's name will be placed on a sign on the traffic island. The first planting is expected to be made this spring, said city Public Works Manager Doug Stull.
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July 27, 2008
Name of business: Stop Buy 'N See Owners: Reginald and Elsie Martin Address: 21170 Millers Church Road, north of Leitersburg; also at Hagerstown City Farmers Market and Pennsylvania Dutch Market seasonally Opening date: Oct. 4, 2007 Products and services: Flowers at Pennsylvania Dutch Market; baked goods, flowers and fresh tomatoes, May through July; and the service of making baked goods with a customer's recipe....
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by LORI YOUNG | April 4, 2006
Spring is here and I receive calls daily on what to plant. If you are growing vegetables, potatoes and onion sets should already be in - or plant them now. Asparagus, carrots, beets, lettuce, broccoli and cauliflower can all be planted this month. For a complete list of vegetable crop planting dates, please contact me at the Extension office for publication #HG 16, or you can access the fact sheet at www.hgic.umd.edu/_media/documents/publications/planting_dates.pdf Are you planting flowers?
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by MARLO BARNHART | April 10, 2007
FUNKSTOWN - When asked if he liked running Roostervane Gardens, Denny Warrenfeltz smiled as he plucked a few lavender-colored flowers for an arrangement that was going out in a few minutes. "I've got to like it," he said. It just so happens that Warrenfeltz was at his 2 S. High St. business at 3 a.m. that day, frantically bringing all of his bedding plants and herbs inside because of an unexpected cold snap. Warrenfeltz and his wife, Shawen, have owned Roostervane Gardens for the past 13 years.
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By CANDICE BOSELY | March 19, 2006
A digital thermometer at the entrance to Hagerstown Community College indicated late Saturday morning that the outside temperature was 10 degrees above freezing. It would be disingenuous to suggest visitors to the 12th annual Flower & Garden Show forgot winter still has its grasp on the region, but it was easy to envision spring's impending arrival after stepping inside the college's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center. Live and dried flowers were everywhere, as well as garden products and displays.
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September 2, 2013
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14 holds a flower sale on weekends during September. Proceeds from donations for blue forget-me-not flowers benefit Washington County veterans and their families. Questions about claims for veterans' benefits will be addressed. For information call Douglas M. Flanigan at 301-491-9051. • 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7 - Sam's Club, 1700 Wesel Blvd.,  Hagerstown. • 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 and Saturday, Sept.
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OBITUARIES
August 14, 2013
Glenn Edward Flowers, 87, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Jan. 4, 1926, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late Loney and Anna Marie Powell Flowers. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. He was employed as a correctional officer at the Maryland Correctional Institution for 30 years, and was a former member of Tonoloway Rod and Gun Club. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren, and especially adored his great-grandchildren.
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By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | May 25, 2013
With Memorial Day approaching, Anna and James M. Harnish of Fairview this week decorated their son's grave at St. Paul's Church Cemetery near Clear Spring. The couple placed flowers, a cross and a pinwheel in memory of their son, James L. Harnish, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Germany in the 1960s. He died in 2007. Anna Harnish, 81, said although the flowers were artificial, she did her part to keep alive an American tradition that dates to the aftermath of the Civil War. “It signifies remembrance,” she said.
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May 20, 2013
Drying flowers workshop set for June 1 The Washington County Master Gardeners will offer a hands-on workshop on drying flowers Saturday, June 1, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center at 7303 Sharpsburg Pike in Boonsboro.  The cost is $10.  Learn more by contacting Diane Woodring at 301-791-1504 or send an email to dwoodrin@umd.edu . Master Gardeners are volunteer educators with the University of...
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April 30, 2013
Gene Alden O'Dell, 76, of Hagerstown, Md., died April 26, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born May 25, 1936, in Quinwood, W.Va., he was the son of the late Lundy B. and Edith M. (Jones) O'Dell. Gene served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1954 to 1957, during the Korean War. He received the National Defense Service Medal. Gene worked as a truck driver for Pony Express and Halls Motor Transit. He received driving awards for 15 years with no accident and million-mile safe driving.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | March 17, 2013
Buckets that collapse, a variety of locally made cheeses, and advice about compost and rain barrels could be found among the displays of colorful flowers and garden-themed decor Sunday at the Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association's 19th annual Flower & Garden Show. One of the tables closest to the show entrance in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center was for the master gardeners of Washington County. One man who came in Sunday morning asked how to treat bagworms, said master gardener Linda Shelbert, who lives in the Mount Aetna area.
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By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | March 16, 2013
A Pennsylvania business selling appliances and artwork m ade out of leaves is one of the vendors participating in this weekend's 19th annual Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association Flower & Garden Show. The event started Saturday and continues today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at HCC's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center. Gay Iapalucci, owner of Leaf Me Alone of Bedford, Pa., takes real leaves, turns them over and blends concrete mixtures with them. After that, they are painted and can be sold as various products, including a bird bath, a Lazy Susan or even a patio table.
OBITUARIES
March 13, 2013
Mrs. Rebecca L. Leatherman, 91, of Wolfsville, Md., entered peacefully into eternal life on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born May 30, 1921, near Middletown, Md., Rebecca was the daughter of the late George Edgar and Edna Irene Palmer Shank. Upon the passing of her parents, Rebecca resided in Hagerstown with her Uncle Leon and Aunt Eva Brandenburg Palmer and also Mr. and Mrs. William H. Brandenburg near Wolfsville. She was the wife of the late Carroll Charles Leatherman, who passed in May 1991.
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By MEG H. PARTINGTON | megp@herald-mail.com | March 9, 2013
After five years of exhibiting her wares at the Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association's Flower and Garden Show, Jessica Snyder expects lots of good days for her business after the event concludes. "We generally get really busy right after the flower and garden show," said Snyder, describing it as a spring kickoff of sorts for her business, Guten Tag, at 4 Frederick Road in Funkstown. The HCC Flower and Garden Show will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center.
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