July 31, 2013
It's a musical filled with revenge, murder and human-stuffed meat pies. Hagerstown Community College's Robinwood Players will stage Stephen Sondheim's “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” The show opens Thursday, Aug. 1, at Kepler Theater on HCC's campus, east of Hagerstown. Cast as the blood-thirsty barber Sweeney Todd is Colt Smith. Smith, 27, of Hagerstown is an HCC student majoring in radiology and foreign language. “Sweeney Todd is a vengeful man who was wronged when he lived in London.
July 28, 2013
Mrs. Juanita Genevieve Hose Hart, 68, of Williamsport, and formerly of Hagerstown, died suddenly Friday afternoon, July 26, 2013, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Terry Lee Hart Sr., who preceded her in death Jan. 3, 2009. Born April 12, 1945, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Roy Herbert and Lottie Marie Horner Hose. She attended South Hagerstown High School and Hagerstown Community College. Mrs. Hart received her certification and retired from Homewood, Williamsport, as a geriatric nursing assistant.
July 28, 2013
On July 14, two nursing scholarships worth $500 each were given to Elisabeth Sharpe of Hagerstown and April Gearhart of Thurmont, Md. Sharpe is enrolled in the nursing program at Hagerstown Community College. Gearhart attends Frederick (Md.) Community College. Both women are working in area hospitals. Presenting the checks were Almost Saddest Sad Sack Mike Mahoney and AMVETS Department Commander Harold Karn. Sad Sacks is the honor group of AMVETS.
July 25, 2013
1. 'Sweeney Todd' Robinwood Players will perform the musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Not suitable for children 15 and younger. 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 3; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. $10. Email firstname.lastname@example.org . 2. Nicole Troupe art on display Artwork by Nicole Troupe is on display Thursday, Aug. 1, through Saturday, Aug. 31, in the hallway left of the information desk at Meritus Medical Center, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown.
July 23, 2013
More than 150 people gathered for the 4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Showmanship competition on Tuesday morning, but not all for the same reason. Mark Schnebly, 34, of Clear Spring was there to help run the event and announce the winners. Schnebly participated in the 4-H dairy club while growing up and coached the county's dairy club judging team. When judge Emily Yeiser judged the cows, following the showmanship judging, Schnebly said: “She's looking for a cow that looks like she'll produce the most milk for the longest time.” That generally translates to good legs, strength and udders, he said.
July 22, 2013
Preparation work for the widening of Robinwood Drive will take place this week, starting with demolition and temporary repaving of existing medians in the area of Medical Campus Road east of Hagerstown, according to a Washington County official. “Traffic will be maintained in all directions during the project, and emergency vehicles will be able to pass through the work zone,” James Jenkins, the county's public relations and community affairs manager, said in an email Monday. On Robinwood Drive, removal of the center median at Medical Campus Drive was scheduled to begin Monday and continue through the week, Jenkins said.
July 19, 2013
The Red, White and Blue concert featuring the 78th Army Band scheduled for Monday, July 29, at Hagerstown Community College has been canceled. The concert will not be rescheduled. All other Red, White, and Blue summer concerts will be held as scheduled. The full list of upcoming concerts can be viewed online at www.hagerstowncc.edu/alumni-friends . For more information, send an email to Lisa Stewart, coordinator of alumni relations and annual giving, at email@example.com .
July 14, 2013
Samantha Stanton of Hagerstown received the inaugural Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County Inc. scholarship. The scholarship was for $500. As a recent graduate of South Hagerstown High School, she is planning to attend Hagerstown Community College for the fall semester. Mary Rogers was Samantha's Big Sister in the organization. She supported Samantha for the eight years they were matched. The Big Brothers Big Sisters scholarship is awarded to Little Sisters and Little Brothers who have graduated and have been accepted at an accredited college, university or technical school.
July 7, 2013
Williamsport Moose Lodge 2462 awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Stephen Flessner of Williamsport High School on June 23. To qualify for the scholarship, each applicant had to have at least a 2.5 grade-point average and submit an essay, not exceeding 1,000 words, on why they should receive it. Flessner carried a 4.40 grade-point average and never scored less than 92 percent in any class during his high school career. He was named to the distinguished honor roll every marking period.