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February 2, 2012
On Dec. 28, four young Washington County women were presented at the annual Assembly Club of Hagerstown Ball at Fountain Head Country Club. The ball preserves an early Southern tradition, one introduced at the Assembly Club of Hagerstown in 1930. Abigail Lindsay Urner and escorts Todd Hart Hershey of Keedysville and Wyatt Reeder of Hagerstown led the couples in a circular promenade before more than 200 onlookers. Courtney Marie Peterson was escorted by James K. Peterson of Sharpsburg and Elias Nicholas Orfan of Hagerstown.
NEWS
by BONNIE H. BRECHBILL | August 23, 2005
bonnieb@herald-mail.com WILLIAMSON, Pa. - A Shippensburg (Pa.) University journalism major was named Franklin County Fair Queen in front of a large crowd Monday evening. Rachel Bryson, a home-schooled 19-year-old, is a junior in college and plans to spread awareness of agricultural land preservation during her reign. The daughter of Tom and Linda Bryson of Chambersburg, Pa., Bryson has completed an internship with Antietam Cable Television in Hagerstown. All 11 contestants gave a two- to three-minute speech on why people should attend the fair.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | January 14, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Color, especially champagne and rose, accented many of the wedding dresses featured Sunday afternoon during Bridal 2008 at Wilson College. One gown, although available in white and ivory, was brought to Chambersburg from Las Vegas and shown in silver. A brown tuxedo was featured in the show for a second year, and Barb Resh, of J&B Bridals and Formals, said it won "fabulous" feedback last year. "Our industry says chocolate brown will become the new black," said Jim Resh, who owns the Chambersburg business with his wife.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | January 13, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. Color, especially champagne and rose, accented many of the wedding dresses featured Sunday afternoon during Bridal 2008 at Wilson College. One gown, although available in white and ivory, was brought to Chambersburg from Las Vegas and shown in silver. A brown tuxedo was featured in the show for a second year, and Barb Resh, of J&B Bridals and Formals, said it won "fabulous" feedback last year. "Our industry says chocolate brown will become the new black," said Jim Resh, who owns the Chambersburg business with his wife.
LIFESTYLE
September 26, 2011
Katherine Lynne Stamper and Joshua Paul Fiedler were married May 14, 2011, in Cambridge, Md. The outdoor ceremony and reception took place at a waterfront estate. The two met eight years ago during their freshman year at college. The surprise proposal came in December of 2009, on the roof of the Rockefeller Center during a trip to New York City for the bride's birthday. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Andy and Pamela Stamper of Hagerstown. She wore a strapless A-line gown with a sweetheart neckline and a semi-cathedral train.
NEWS
August 17, 2006
Mrs. Maryland contestants sought The Mrs. Maryland International Pageant is seeking contestants from Hagerstown to represent the city in the Mrs. Maryland International 2007 Pageant. Contestants must be between the ages of 21 and 56, must work or live in Maryland, and must be married for at least six months. ilaContestants will compete in personal interview, aerobic wear, evening gown and platform competitions. There will be no talent or swimsuit competition. The winner of the March 31 pageant will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Chicago to compete in the Mrs. International 2007 Pageant.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | October 30, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- Six years from graduating from North Hagerstown High School, Caitlin Warnick already was donning the school's cap, gown and tassel Friday night -- for the city's annual Halloween trick or treat. "It's my cap, her sister's gown and her brother's tassel," said Caitlin's mother, Betty Jo Warnick, who was with her daughter trick-or-treating on Jefferson Street. "The costume was free," Caitlin said, smiling. The depressed economy spurred Samantha Bagley to create a Baltimore Ravens cheerleader costume for her 3-year-old daughter, Bailey, with clothing she said could be worn again.
NEWS
January 8, 2006
David's Bridal, the nation's only national bridal retailer, has opened a store in Hagerstown, offering a selection of bridal gowns, bridal party and special occasion dresses and accessories. The Hagerstown David's Bridal store is at Crosspoint Shopping Center, 17231 Cole Road. It is the 271st store for David's Bridal nationwide and the fourth store in Maryland. "The new store opening in Hagerstown, Md., reinforces our commitment to offering quality, affordable fashions to consumers throughout the country," Robert Huth, president and CEO of David's Bridal, said in a prepared release.
NEWS
By BONNIE H. BRECHBILL | February 26, 2006
bonnieb@herald-mail.com   CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - Most of the girls at the Sweet 16 party at the Chambersburg Country Club Saturday night wore high heels. As the evening progressed, some of them went barefoot. The guests of honor, twins Samantha and Arianna George, celebrated their 16th birthday wearing dresses that would make a princess proud. Arianna's full-length strapless white gown was decorated with sparkles; Samantha's had a long train, red trim and beads.
NEWS
By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.c | December 18, 2010
It was a concert that was more than a year in the making. Maryland Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Andrew Kipe said “Home for the Holidays” was scheduled to be performed in December 2009. Then, more than 2 feet of snow blanketed the Hagerstown area and organizers were forced to cancel the show. “We had it all lined up, so we just said, ‘Well, we’ll do it next year,’” Kipe said. “We’re thankful for the good weather this year.
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February 6, 2012
The fourth annual Cinderella's Closet fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Washington County is scheduled for Friday, March 9, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the health occupations classroom at Washington County Technical High School on Oak Ridge Drive in Hagerstown.  The event is hosted by the student government at Tech High. The public is invited. The premise of Cinderella's Closet is to provide formal dresses for students to purchase at reduced prices. None of the dresses will be sold for more than $40.  The students are asking for donations of gently worn gowns and formalwear.
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LIFESTYLE
February 2, 2012
On Dec. 28, four young Washington County women were presented at the annual Assembly Club of Hagerstown Ball at Fountain Head Country Club. The ball preserves an early Southern tradition, one introduced at the Assembly Club of Hagerstown in 1930. Abigail Lindsay Urner and escorts Todd Hart Hershey of Keedysville and Wyatt Reeder of Hagerstown led the couples in a circular promenade before more than 200 onlookers. Courtney Marie Peterson was escorted by James K. Peterson of Sharpsburg and Elias Nicholas Orfan of Hagerstown.
LIFESTYLE
September 26, 2011
Katherine Lynne Stamper and Joshua Paul Fiedler were married May 14, 2011, in Cambridge, Md. The outdoor ceremony and reception took place at a waterfront estate. The two met eight years ago during their freshman year at college. The surprise proposal came in December of 2009, on the roof of the Rockefeller Center during a trip to New York City for the bride's birthday. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Andy and Pamela Stamper of Hagerstown. She wore a strapless A-line gown with a sweetheart neckline and a semi-cathedral train.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | May 7, 2011
Laura Soha felt a bit like a princess as she modeled a replica of the wedding gown worn by Kate Middleton when she married Prince William last week. "I just tried it on mainly for fun," the 25-year-old Chambersburg bride-to-be said. "They said I was one of the first brides in the country to try it on. It's exciting. " The original replica was on display Saturday at J&B Bridals and Tuxedos in Chambersburg. "This is huge," said Jim Resh, owner of J&B Bridals and Tuxedos. "We just feel truly blessed and thankful that our relationship in the industry and with Madeline (Gardner)
ENTERTAINMENT
By LAURA BELL | Pulse correspondent | January 10, 2011
 Jenna Hansroth, 17, a Berkeley Springs High School senior and Miss Morgan County 2011, is creating a new way for girls to prepare for prom while saving money. A time of year anticipated by many high school girls, prom season is just about here. That's why Hansroth is hosting the Formal Flip, giving girls in the four-state region a place to sell, to donate or to buy used formal dresses in good condition. The Formal Flip will be Saturday, Jan 15, at the First United Methodist Church, 49 S. Green St. in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
NEWS
By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.c | December 18, 2010
It was a concert that was more than a year in the making. Maryland Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Andrew Kipe said “Home for the Holidays” was scheduled to be performed in December 2009. Then, more than 2 feet of snow blanketed the Hagerstown area and organizers were forced to cancel the show. “We had it all lined up, so we just said, ‘Well, we’ll do it next year,’” Kipe said. “We’re thankful for the good weather this year.
NEWS
By MARIE GILBERT | August 21, 2010
There were no blue jeans or T-shirts, no sneakers or flip-flops and not a single exposed midriff in sight. Even the music was unexpected -- a choreographed waltz performed before an audience of friends and family. It was a night of elegance, complete with white gowns and tuxedos, pearls and shiny shoes. But the 15 young couples who were introduced at the Blossom School of Etiquette's 2010 Cotillion Ball added their own touch to the evening before heading to their tables for dinner.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | May 4, 2010
WAYNESBORO, PA. -- The Waynesboro Area School Board made some decisions Tuesday about its 2010-11 budget, saying it won't eliminate field trips, require families to purchase school supplies, or stop buying caps and gowns for graduating seniors. It does plan to lay off two support staff members and make a transfer involving a third person. Jessica Bryan, president of the Waynesboro Area Education Association, said support staff members help with the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment tests.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | October 30, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- Six years from graduating from North Hagerstown High School, Caitlin Warnick already was donning the school's cap, gown and tassel Friday night -- for the city's annual Halloween trick or treat. "It's my cap, her sister's gown and her brother's tassel," said Caitlin's mother, Betty Jo Warnick, who was with her daughter trick-or-treating on Jefferson Street. "The costume was free," Caitlin said, smiling. The depressed economy spurred Samantha Bagley to create a Baltimore Ravens cheerleader costume for her 3-year-old daughter, Bailey, with clothing she said could be worn again.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | January 14, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Color, especially champagne and rose, accented many of the wedding dresses featured Sunday afternoon during Bridal 2008 at Wilson College. One gown, although available in white and ivory, was brought to Chambersburg from Las Vegas and shown in silver. A brown tuxedo was featured in the show for a second year, and Barb Resh, of J&B Bridals and Formals, said it won "fabulous" feedback last year. "Our industry says chocolate brown will become the new black," said Jim Resh, who owns the Chambersburg business with his wife.
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