July 20, 2009
Madeline Hommel donated 10 inches of hair to the Locks of Love program. She donated hair at H&M Designs in Smithsburg. Senior stylist Kathy Plunkett cut Madeline's hair. Locks of Love is a nonprofit organization that provides wigs to children who have lost their hair due to illness.
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.
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.
October 9, 2007
Three teenage girls have been reported missing since Saturday from their homes in the Boonsboro and Keedysville areas, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said in a news release. · Destiny Boccone, 13, is white with curly, shoulder-length dirty-blonde hair, blue eyes and braces. She is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 110 pounds. · Shannon Weaver, 12, is white with blonde hair and blue eyes. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 100 pounds. · Hanoria Hebron, 16, is black with straight black hair and brown eyes.
September 22, 2011
Pay no attention to that woman at the top of my column. Yeah, it's me. Or at least it was one day many years ago. But I don't tend to photograph well, and apparently this one is no exception. "That doesn't look like you," "You look like a hippie," "What's up with the deer-in-the-headlights look?" and "You really need to get a new picture," are among the unsolicited responses I've received regarding it. These comments came from people who generally are kind to me - friends, family, even a pastor.
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.