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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | September 10, 2013
Dollie Wendel didn't know how many children in the community might be feeling the pangs of hunger until she began volunteering with the Berkeley County BackPack Program. “I didn't realize it was this bad until I came here to help,” Wendel said Tuesday morning at Hedgesville Church. Wendel is among a group of volunteers who come together each week to sort and package bags of groceries for hundreds of school-age children in need in Berkeley County. The nonperishable food bagged Tuesday was for 417 students from Berkeley County Schools to eat this coming weekend, said Jennifer Yeater, president of the county BackPack Program.
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By LYNN F. LITTLE | December 7, 1999
The holiday season can be a very special time for families and friends to get together. But if proper care is not taken, the unfortunate symptoms - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches - of food-borne illness can be an unwelcome guest. cont. from lifestyle Food-borne illness is more likely to occur after parties or holiday meals for a number of reasons. The quantity of food handled is much larger than normal; therefore, normal cooking and cooling techniques may not be adequate.
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August 11, 2004
Fairgoers mingle around Lions Park in Mercersburg, Pa., on Tuesday during the Mercersburg Lions Club Community Fair. The fair continues through Saturday and features rides, games, food and live music.
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August 11, 2006
The Children's Fiesta was held Thursday at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library in Martinsburg, W.Va. The event was part of a summer-long reading program and included stories, food, games and dancing.
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January 15, 2008
The children at the Funkstown School for Early Childhood Education collected 502 cans of food, which were donated to The Salvation Army in Hagerstown.
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November 2, 1999
How much do people eat in their lifetime? The average American who lives to the age of 72 eats 72,135 meals or 35.5 tons of food in that lifetime.
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November 24, 2004
Cierra Churchey, left, and Logan Renner taste the food during a Pilgrims Porridge Feast held Tuesday at Marlowe Elementary School in Berkeley County, W.Va.
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October 16, 2006
The two-day event featured music, food and the making of apple butter and cider in addition to plenty of steam engines and other antique tractors and equipment.
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June 8, 2006
Residents of Avalon Manor Nursing Care Center celebrated National Nursing Home Week May 14-20. The week ended May 19 with a Spring Fling with games, food and a helium balloon launch.
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By MEG H. PARTINGTON | megp@herald-mail.com | October 15, 2012
A lot has changed since Nick's Airport Inn opened in 1961. The neighboring Hagerstown Regional Airport has grown and some of the empty land that used to surround the restaurant is now home to Sierra Nevada Corp. The same quality of food is offered at Nick's, but the menu has been tweaked to cater to a more health-conscious clientele, said Paul Giannaris, one of several family members who runs the eatery at 14548 Pennsylvania Ave., which has expanded in its 51-year existence. “Things have gotten a little more casual,” he said of the attire worn by restaurant patrons.
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