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By DON AINES | September 14, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A resident of the Chambersburg Area School District raised questions about the cost of a leadership retreat to Gettysburg, Pa., in July, but the district had already paid for expenses originally underwritten by an architectural firm. "I found that the district taxpayers did not directly pay for the Gettysburg tour buses or the Gettysburg hotel rooms or the dinners at the Dobbin House," Carl Barton told the board. "The bad news is the district architectural firm, Crabtree Rohrbaugh & Associates, paid the $5,679 cost of these items.
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OBITUARIES
January 18, 2011
Harriett K. Small Gonder, 90, a resident of Gettysburg (Pa.) Lutheran Retirement Home, and formerly of 15449 Orchard Ave., Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at the nursing home. The family will receive friends one hour before the service Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at Church of the Transfiguration Episcopal Church, Blue Ridge Summit. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro. Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.
NEWS
May 6, 2006
PREP BASEBALL BOONSBORO - Cam Shiffler hit a grand slam and Jared Ferguson had four hits, including a home run, to lead Boonsboro over Smithsburg 11-8 on Friday, clinching the MVAL Antietam title for the Warriors. Tim Cole and Craig Marshall each added two hits for the Warriors (13-5, 11-3). Kevin Kocsis, Josh Humelsine and Bobby Smith had three hits each and Kevin Tyler added two hits for the Leopards (4-15, 1-13). No. 1 Waynesboro 10, Gettysburg 0 GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Nick Wagaman pitched a two-hitter to lead Waynesboro past Gettysburg (6-10)
NEWS
August 27, 1997
By GUY FLETCHER Staff Writer Hagerstown and Washington County are expected to go Hollywood in a big way when filming of the Civil War movie "Gods and Generals" begins. The movie could bring with it the star-watching of seeing big-name actors like Martin Sheen and Jeff Daniels, as well as providing jobs on both sides of the camera for local people, officials said Wednesday. Of the as many as 200 speaking parts in the movie, some are expected to go local people, said director Ronald F. Maxwell.
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By DON AINES | March 29, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - For most Americans, George Armstrong Custer always will be best known for his calamitous last stand in the Black Hills rather than his finest hour in Pennsylvania. Informing people about the life and times, good and bad, of Custer is the avocation of Steve Alexander, a re-enactor and one of the featured speakers at this week's Chambersburg Civil War Seminar focusing on Custer's role at Gettysburg in 1863. The Jackson, Mich., man has been studying Custer since his boyhood and travels the country making appearances as the cavalry legend.
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By DON AINES | July 8, 2007
SHARPSBURG-Michael Kraus commanded Union forces at Gettysburg, Antietam and Spotsylvania, and has been killed a number of times - on screen. "I did get killed in several of those," Kraus said of his appearances in films and television programs about the Civil War. He was blown off a fence on Emmitsburg Road in "Gettysburg," and his death scene in "Cold Mountain" had him lying atop a pile of bodies in "The Crater," a Union debacle in the campaign...
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By DON AINES | March 28, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. -- For most Americans, George Armstrong Custer always will be best known for his calamitous last stand in the Black Hills rather than his finest hour in Pennsylvania. Informing people about the life and times, good and bad, of Custer is the avocation of Steve Alexander, a re-enactor and one of the featured speakers at this week's Chambersburg Civil War Seminar focusing on Custer's role at Gettysburg in 1863. The Jackson, Mich., man has been studying Custer since his boyhood and travels the country making appearances as the cavalry legend.
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by RICHARD F. BELISLE | January 28, 2005
waynesboro@herald-mail.com SOUTH MOUNTAIN, PA. - A Pennsylvania National Guard staff sergeant on Thursday cleared up recent rumors circulating in South Mountain when he said land being surveyed across from the South Mountain Restoration Center will be the site of a new armory. The state is combining armories in Gettysburg, Pa., and Waynesboro, Pa., into the new facility, which probably won't be ready for occupancy until sometime late in 2007, Staff Sgt. Jason Flenner said.
NEWS
December 16, 2002
WOMEN'S HOOPS COLUMBIA, Md. - Kim Davis scored 26 points to lead Hagerstown Community College to a 79-67 win over Howard Community College in a Maryland JuCo game on Saturday. Davis made 11 of 19 shots and added six rebounds in leading HCC (6-3, 2-0 Maryland JuCo). HAGERSTOWN (79) Romero 5 0-0 10, McGee 1 2-3 4, Mason 1 0-0 2, Long 2 0-2 4, Davis 11 3-5 26, Brown 2 3-3 7, Parson 6 1-1 13, Tucker 6 1-4 13. Totals 34 10-18 79. HOWARD (67) Daniels 7 0-0 14, Weatherspoon 7 1-4 16, Tsai 0 0-2 0, Travis 7 0-0 16, Jenskins 1 7-10 9, Nadeau 3 2-4 8, Rosa 2 0-0 4. Totals 27 10-20 67. Halftime - HCC, 47-39.
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