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By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | August 2, 2013
Old Home Week headquarters might have officially opened at noon on Friday, but residents just couldn't wait to get the 38th triennial celebration under way. Jeannie Johnston, registrar and headquarters chairwoman, said people began pouring into the headquarters on the square, at the former First National Bank Building, at 9 a.m.  “We had a nice steady flow,” said Johnston, who along with her husband, Bob, manage the headquarters, which is...
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SPORTS
August 1, 2013
Thursday, August 1, 2013 YOUTH BASEBALL Adam Kees Tournament Upper Loudoun 16, Greencastle 11-12 10 Upper Loudoun: Frank Dodge 4 hits; Reese Markel 2 hits; Thomas Kleeb HR. Greencastle: Chris Witmer 2 hits, 3-run HR; Collin Haran 2 hits. Sharpsburg Blue-Gray 7-8 Conococheague 13, Valley 1 Conococheague: Caleb Newcomer, Thomas Detrick, Sammy Franklin 2 hits each; Newcomer winning pitcher, 3 Ks. ADULT SOFTBALL Washington County Senior  League Funkstown Tavern 13, Creekside Inn 2 Funkstown: John Hawbaker, Steve Lease 3 hits each; Bob Kohrman HR. Family Heritage Trust 15, FOP 6 BRIEFS Renegade softball tryouts The Renegade Athletic Club will hold tryouts for 10U and 16U Lady Renegade girls fastpitch travel teams for the 2014 tournament season on Aug. 8, 12 and 15. For information, call Shawn Lesh at 717-658-4729 or John Secrist at 717-263-9702.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | August 1, 2013
The Greencastle-Antrim School Board on Thursday approved a change to the district's transportation policy, saying the current policy is a safety issue for students. Schools Superintendent C. Gregory Hoover said at the meeting that what the district currently has is “a taxi service.” By a 5-0 vote, the nine-member board approved a new policy that would require a consistent morning and afternoon districtwide bus schedule, with exceptions granted only by the district's director of transportation.
OBITUARIES
July 30, 2013
Gladys I. Davis Bennett, 94, of New Oxford, Pa., died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Hanover (Pa.) Hospital. The family will receive friends Saturday one hour before the service at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Mount Zion Cemetery, Chaneysville, Pa.
OBITUARIES
July 29, 2013
Howard L. “Jake” Roland, 82, of Greencastle, Pa., died Sunday, July 28, 2013, in Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, with the Rev. Peter Emig officiating. Burial will follow in Macedonia Church Cemetery, Greencastle.
SPORTS
July 29, 2013
Monday, July 29, 2013 TRACK & FIELD Jalyx Hunt, of Hagerstown's Mach 1 Track Club, earned a silver medal and All-American status in the high jump at the 2013 USATF Outdoor Junior Olympics this past weekend in Greensboro, N.C. Hunt, competing in the boys 11-12 age division, placed second out of 45 competitors with a jump of 4 feet, 11 inches. He also placed 14th out of 41 in the long jump at 15-8 3/4. Also for Mach 1, Tarin Branch placed 14th out of 52 in the girls 11-12 long jump (14-6 1/2)
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | July 29, 2013
The Greencastle-Antrim community is counting down the days until the town launches its 38th triennial Old Home Week celebration Saturday through Aug. 11. Old Home Week, which has been held without interruption since 1902, is a chance for residents and former residents of the town to reunite. Everyone is welcome, said Carol Christophel, the first woman president of the Old Home Week Association. “Even if you're not from the Greencastle-Antrim area, you'll have a good time.
OBITUARIES
July 26, 2013
Edward Nelson Stoner, 73, of Greencastle, Pa., died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Falling Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chambersburg, Pa. The family will receive friends Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Ebenezer (Guitners) United Brethren Church, Greencastle. The service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle. Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.
LIFESTYLE
July 25, 2013
Five generations of a local family were recently present for the 98th birthday celebration for Ray N. Cather of Berryville, Va. Front row left to right: K.L. Singhas III of Martinsburg, W.Va., great-grandson; Harper Grace Singhas of Martinsburg, great-great-granddaughter; Ray N. Cather; Jesiah Blaine Caudill of Greencastle, Pa., great-great-grandson; Kristin S. Caudill of Greencastle, great-granddaughter. Back row left to right: Joyce C. Singhas of Greencastle, daughter; and Ken L. Singhas Jr. of Williamsport, grandson.
OBITUARIES
July 23, 2013
Jane N. Koons, 96, of Hagerstown went home to be with the Lord on Monday morning, July 22, 2013, at Fahrney-Keedy Home in Boonsboro, Md., where she had been a resident for the past week. Born Aug. 23, 1916, in Washington County, Md., near State Line, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Clyde Newman and Mary Catherine "Mollie" (Zimmerman) Koons. In her earlier years, she worked at the former Troy Laundry in Hagerstown, and she was last employed as a health care worker by Coffman Nursing Home in Hagerstown.
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