August 24, 2008
Randi Leydig, 12, has donated her hair to the Locks of Love program for the fifth time. The Smithsburg girl cut off a foot of her hair and now her hair is down to her shoulders. Her hair will be used to make wigs for children who have lost their hair due to a medical condition.
May 10, 2009
Girl donates hair to program Katie Lushbaugh, 14, of Smithsburg, recently donated a braid of her hair to the Locks of Love program. Locks of Love uses donated hair to make wigs for children who have lost their hair due to an illness. The program requires at least 10 inches of hair be donated. Katie donated 12 inches of her hair. Katie is an eighth-grader at Smithsburg Middle School. She is the daughter of David and Cathy Lushbaugh of Smithsburg, and is the granddaughter of Nancy Scott of Waynesboro, Pa., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Milton Lushbaugh of Hagers-town.
March 7, 2007
Savannah Celestial, 8, daughter of Conrad and Joann of Hagerstown/Smithsburg and a third-grader at Smithsburg Elementary School, donated 12 inches of her hair to the Locks of Love Foundation on Feb. 28. Mindy Dietrich did the honors at Shear Techniques, owned by Candice Grove in Smithsburg. Savannah has grown her hair since birth and after learning about cancer and the hair loss associated with the disease, she said she wanted to give her hair to children who lost their hair to cancer.
September 21, 2007
The following animals recently were found and taken to the Humane Society of Washington County. If you think your pet is among those listed, you may visit the Humane Society of Washington County at 13011 Maugansville Road. Shelter hours are noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. These animals may be made available for adoption after five days. Dogs Adult beagle, black and brown, found at Beaver Creek Country Club.
October 7, 2007
On July 25, Eric Lee Scott II of Williamsport donated 11 inches of hair to Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to children with medical conditions. Eric, an eighth-grade student at Springfield Middle School decided several months ago to let his hair grow to the required length and donate to this charitable organization after reading an article about kids helping other kids affected by cancer. Eric's hair was cut by Sharon of Regis Salon at Valley Mall.
September 7, 2008
Jordan Boward, 12, a sixth-grader at Smithsburg Middle School, recently donated her hair to the Locks of Love Program. Locks of Love is a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to children who have lost their hair due to illness. When Jordan learned about this organization a year ago, she decided to let her hair grow until it was long enough to donate. Kevin Clopper, owner of Shear Image hair salon, created a new hairstyle for Jordan after cutting off an 11-inch ponytail.
November 20, 2012
Good morning friends. Such a busy week. Turkeys are thawing, pie recipes are ready, decorations are being moved from storage and families are preparing for a day of food and reflecting on all of the blessings for which we are indeed thankful. The calendar is inching closer to December and all the good tidings that it brings. Let's look at the calendar and see what awaits us: Bus trip to D.C. St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown is planning a bus trip to Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Dec. 2. The bus will leave the church parking lot at 11:30 a.m. and head to Washington to hear the U.S. Army Band perform a holiday concert.
April 25, 2013
Cats Adult domestic long hair, gender unknown, charcoal and white, found on Johnson Terrace in Smithsburg Adult domestic medium hair, female, gray, found on Taulton Lane in Knoxville For more information, call the Humane Society of Washington County at 301-733-2060.