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By HEATHER LOWERY | July 17, 2010
CLEAR SPRING - It all started with a letter in 1939. Kathleen King, 80, of Clear Spring, and Evelyn Barrington, 80, of Omaha, Neb., have been pen pals off and on for more than 70 years. "We've been writing to each other since the fourth grade. We connected through My Weekly Reader, a little newspaper that came out weekly to the elementary schools," King said. Barrington remembered reading in the elementary newspaper about pen pals and decided to write to King "I saw her name in (My)
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | January 25, 2013
Cake Walk Specialty Cakes & Pastries did not mark its first anniversary with a celebration, but partners Katie Martin and Kathleen Murray marked its second Friday with a ribbon-cutting and open house. “It was a friendship that grew into a business relationship and the product speaks for itself - It's delicious,” Murray said. There was a need in the area for unique cakes for all occasions and other specialty confections, she said. Martin is the pastry chef, a graduate of L'Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, Md., and said Murray handles the management and marketing for the bakery at 222 Oak Ridge Drive, Suite 900. Tal Ayali, a Israeli citizen living in the United States and attending L'Academie de Cuisine, is working as an intern.
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by TIFFANY ARNOLD | April 5, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Local pottery and basketry artists will play with form and function at the "Reflections on Friendship" exhibit at The Arts Centre. The exhibit opens Tuesday, April 10, and runs through June 1. The show features pottery by Pam and Ren Parziale and baskets by Anne Bowers. Their work, organizers said, will portray a theme of friendship. The artists said being asked to create sculptural, more conceptual pieces was a welcome break from the functional pieces they usually make.
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by MARLO BARNHART | October 10, 2005
HAGERSTOWN marlob@herald-mail.com Friendship can take many forms but where "the dynamic duo" of Arlene Hammond and Anita Bussard are concerned, their enjoyment of each other's company is one for the books. The two veteran Maryland State Police dispatchers retired together this summer with a combined 621/2 years of state employment. The kicker is that Hammond held on for 21/2 years after reaching the 30-year mark so the duo could retire at the same time. "An instant friendship began and survived the shift work, stress and chaos," Bussard said.
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By HEATHER KEELS | December 8, 2009
HAGERSTOWN - The Washington County Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to formally approve an agreement for a relationship between Washington County and Jinhua City in China. Commissioners President John F. Barr signed a memorandum establishing the "friendship-city" relationship during a trip to China last month. Barr said he signed the agreement because he thought the commissioners had reached a consensus in support of it, but Commissioner Kristin B. Aleshire called for a formal vote on the matter.
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February 4, 2002
Honored Big Brother driven by friendship it brings By ANDREA BROWN-HURLEY andreabh@herald-mail.com Jerry Harris bagged his first deer in November during a hunting trip with Big Brother Rick Harshman. Harshman beams when he describes how his Little Brother shot his first deer within his first hour in the woods. Jerry, 14, "just glowed" when he returned home from the hunting trip, said his mother, Bernadette Harris. "I had tears in my eyes when I saw how happy he was," she said.
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by KRISTIN WILSON | April 7, 2006
Ending a friendship is a bit like pulling apart Velcro. It's hard to do and makes a big, ripping noise. There's no doubt that ending a friendship can be a messy, emotional and painful experience, says Caroline Miller, who coaches people to set and achieve goals throughout their lives. But sometimes it's necessary - and healthy - to say farewell when a friendship has gone south. This is the stuff that advice columns are made of. How do you tell a friend - someone who has meant a lot to you - that you don't want to spend time with her anymore?
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By SALLY NEWLIN / Pulse Contributor | November 27, 2007
There are many relationships in life - friendships, romantic relationships, family relationships, student-teacher relationships, employer-worker relationships and many others. Sometimes, relationships begin by chance: Two people meet, like each other and begin a friendship or romance. Sometimes, one person sets out to get to know someone else. But whether a relationship starts by chance or design, maintaining a strong, healthy relationship takes work. First step: talk The first step in making relationships with other people is to get to know them.
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by KIM DEBARGE | June 4, 2002
Parents do it, teenagers do it, and 50 percent of all married couples do it, but it's still difficult. Breaking up is hard to do. And it's much worse if the people in a relationship want to remain friends, or do not want to hurt each other. But how do couples break up and remain civil? How do people even decide whether or not to call it quits? And just how do exes remain friends? Matthew, an anonymous counselor with the Youth Crisis Hotline, says that the most important part of breaking up fairly is to be truthful.
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July 20, 2000
Weathering the storm of a breakup While there is no blueprint for remaining friends when a relationship heads south, here are some tips for giving it a try. HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Be mindful of the other person. Leslie Parrott, author of "Relationships: Making Bad Relationships Better and Good Relationships Great," says it's important to realize both people are hurting. HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Make sure you are clear about what you want. Parrott says people sometimes sacrifice some of what they want to cushion the blow to their significant other.
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Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock | June 13, 2013
On Saturday, celebrate Father's Day a bit early by taking dad for a scenic bike ride while learning about the role the Western Maryland Railway played in the history of our region. The guided bike ride is approximately 22 miles and is taken at a leisurely pace. The ride begins at 10 a.m. at the Chesapeake and Ohio Bicycle Shop in Hancock.  The ride is free. The event is sponsored through Fort Frederick and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.  To register, call Andy Vecchio at the fort at 301-842-2155 or send an email to avecchio@dnr.state.md.us.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | June 2, 2013
The importance of friendship and family was among the topics commencement speaker Marlyn McGrath touched on Sunday at Saint James School. McGrath said she wasn't going to “offer lessons” during her speech, but she did tell the 39 graduates to “keep your friendships in good repair. They are what matter in life and who knows what they will bring you.” McGrath is director of admissions at Harvard College and tutored Saint James' headmaster, the Rev. Stuart Dunnan, when he was an undergrad at Harvard's North House, he said.
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Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | April 1, 2013
On Tuesday, the Hagerstown Lions Club will hold its annual  Friendship Day when members invite others in the community to the club to experience the friendship, fellowship and enthusiasm of the Lions Club and learn more about its service to the community and what Lions Clubs International is doing throughout the world. This is a time to introduce a friend, relative or associate to the Hagerstown Lions Club.  A new member induction is also scheduled for Tuesday's meeting. Member Chris Brunner will sponsor Ryan Burns.
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | January 25, 2013
Cake Walk Specialty Cakes & Pastries did not mark its first anniversary with a celebration, but partners Katie Martin and Kathleen Murray marked its second Friday with a ribbon-cutting and open house. “It was a friendship that grew into a business relationship and the product speaks for itself - It's delicious,” Murray said. There was a need in the area for unique cakes for all occasions and other specialty confections, she said. Martin is the pastry chef, a graduate of L'Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, Md., and said Murray handles the management and marketing for the bakery at 222 Oak Ridge Drive, Suite 900. Tal Ayali, a Israeli citizen living in the United States and attending L'Academie de Cuisine, is working as an intern.
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October 14, 2012
Name: Robin Murphy Age: 49 City in which you reside: Sharpsburg Day job: Administrative associate in the Graduate Studies & Continuing Education Division, Shepherd University Book title: "Secret of the Big Easy" Genre: Paranormal Mystery Publisher: Self-published Price: $12.95 Synopsis of book: Dr. Marie Bartek struggles to gain control over the new psychic abilities she experiences while...
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Scott Anderson | Culinary Passion | June 22, 2012
I will make this intro short and sweet: For all my family, friends and fellow cooks, chefs, grillers, smokers and such, I give you my friendship and my bread. Enjoy! - Scott C. Anderson is associate food service director and chef with Shepherd University dining services in Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Chef Ambassador to the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Amish Friendship Bread For day 1: 2/3 cup sugar, 2/3 cup milk, 2/3 cup flour For days 6: 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup milk For day 10:  1 1/4 cup flour, 1 1/4 cup sugar , 1 1/4 cup milk For final bread: 1 cup applesauce 1/2 cup milk (skim or 2 percent)
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Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock | June 21, 2012
Hoist the rigging and sail on up to Hancock Saturday morning for the 10th annual Barge Bash.  Local businesses and clubs are busy putting finishing touches to their barges before launch time on Saturday. Come up in the morning for activities along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, run in the race and enjoy the food and fun. Concert planned The Barge Bash Ball takes place Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Town Hall.  Take Two Variety Band, featuring Russ and Donna Miller, will perform songs from the Big Band era, country standards, 1950s and '60s rock 'n' roll, Dixieland jazz, polkas, waltzes, jitterbugs, and even a tango.
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February 22, 2012
The Girl Scouts organization turns 100 years old on March 12. Washington County Girl Scouts are inviting all Girl Scouts, former Girl Scouts and parents to join them for a 100th birthday celebration Monday, March 12, at 6:15 p.m. at the JCPenney Court at Valley Mall. The ceremony will start at 6:30 p.m. Plans are to create a large friendship circle, light a birthday candle and sing a song. The public is invited. Anyone who has a Girl Scout sash or pins is encouraged to bring them or wear them to the event.
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Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock | February 16, 2012
The Friendship Banquet and Auction, previously scheduled for Saturday at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church has been postponed. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 24, same time, same location. Tickets already sold are good for the new date. Movie day planned On Saturday, the Hancock Library in Widmeyer Park will show the movie “Kung Fu Panda 2” (rated PG). The free film begins at 3 p.m., and refreshments will be served. To register, call the library at 301-678-5300.
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Cathy Grantham | Around Maugansville | February 2, 2012
Senior Friendship Club meeting set for Tuesday Maugansville Senior Friendship Club members invite the community to join them Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Hibachi Buffet (formerly TOPS Restaurant) for a Dutch treat lunch at noon.  After lunch, there will be a meeting and the speaker will be from the Washington County Commission on Aging. Members are asked to bring Valentine's decorations and flea market items. Friends and visitors are welcome. If schools are closed and roads are icy, there will be no meeting.
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