January 21, 2013
I knew Old Man Winter would eventually find us. Make sure to bundle up and keep an eye on your elderly neighbors and furry friends. Classes resume Schools are back in session Wednesday so be sure to drive with caution as bus stops will be busy once again. Second semester Tonight is the second semester Meet the Teacher Night at South Hagerstown High School, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Spelling bee On Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., students at E. Russell Hicks Middle School will put their spelling skills to the test with a spelling bee. Orientation Thursday is orientation for incoming freshmen at South Hagerstown High School.
May 1, 2012
Ruth V. (Leatherman) Ridenour, 87, a resident at Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village, passed from this life on Monday, April 30, 2012. Born Nov. 13, 1924, in Middletown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Harry U. and Vernie Catherine (Schroyer) Leatherman. Her husband of 54 years, Glenn L. Ridenour, preceded her in death on June 14, 2002. Ruth attended Middletown schools and was an employee at Fort Detrick, retiring in 1987. She was a member of Mount Nebo United Methodist Church in Boonsboro.
March 11, 2012
Franklin James Hoover, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, March 9, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center. He was born Sept. 22, 1924, in Washington County, Md., to Lillian and Leon Hoover. He attended St. Mary's High School in Hagerstown. Mr. Hoover was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific Theater. He was meritoriously awarded the Victory Medal, Philippines Liberation Ribbon and the Pacific Theater Ribbon. He retired from the National Biscuit Co. (formerly Nabisco)
December 23, 2011
Christmas just wouldn't be the same without the aroma of pine and a field full of perfectly sculpted evergreen trees. But, after more than four decades, 89-year-old Lee "Tucker" Hopkins and his wife Doris, 66, are closing out an era. This year is the official end to the Flowerwood Farms Christmas tree farm off Two Top Road in Clay Lick. Hopkins' health has forced him into an early retirement from the dream he began as a teenager. In the early 1930s, Hopkins read about a new industry of planting Christmas trees on strip mines in Pennsylvania that piqued his interest.
March 20, 2009
SEPT. 20, 1924-MARCH 17, 2009 FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Dorothy R. Hykes, 84, a resident of The Village Of Laurel Run, and formerly of Greencastle, Pa., died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at the nursing home. Born Sept. 20, 1924, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Walter N. and Elizabeth Martin Christophel and stepdaughter of the late Leah Martin Christophel. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Antrim Brethren in Christ Church near Chambersburg, Pa. She attended Waynesboro Senior Center and worked in the Green Thumb program.
November 3, 2008
MEN'S SOCCER Shepherd 6, Charleston 0 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Gregory Khan scored three goals to lead Shepherd University over the University of Charleston in the West Virginia Conference on Saturday. Patrick Norfolk, Nahome Mazengia and Jeffers Frazier each added a goal and an assist for the Rams (8-8, 5-5). Matt D'Amico had two assists, while Duncan Williams had one. Shepherd had a 27-10 advantage in shots and a 6-4 edge in corner kicks. COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL W.Va.
May 15, 2008
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Otterbein Church will hold its annual Green Thumb Extravaganza on Friday and Saturday to benefit various outreach efforts. More than 4,000 plants are expected to be for sale during the event scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. The Green Thumb Extravaganza has been moved from parking lots on the church campus to inside the Otterbein Ministry Center, 912 S. Potomac St. A pancake breakfast, chicken barbeque and...
March 29, 2007
Before gardeners start their spring gardening regimens, the Maryland Chiropractic Association suggests they follow these health-conscious tips: · Warm up with stretching exercises before starting and cool down with those same stretches when chores are done. · Breathe in and out, slowly and rhythmically. · Don't bounce or jerk your body and stretch only as far as you comfortably can. · Don't follow the "no pain, no gain" rule. · While sitting, prop heels on a stool or step keeping the knees straight.
May 18, 2006
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A weekend event that was popular in Waynesboro in both 2004 and 2005 has really taken root and grown this year, organizers say. This time around, several workshops will be offered during the Green Thumb Extravaganza, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Otterbein Church and Ministry Center parking lot at 912 S. Potomac St. "The last two years it was really just a plant sale," Committee Chairwoman Darlanna Besecker...