September 18, 2000
Health officer wants better medicine access By SCOTT BUTKI / Staff Writer photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer Washington County's new health officer, William Christoffel, says he hopes to use his experience and expertise to help Washington County. He is still determining his goals and plans but has one priority: To improve older residents' access to pharmaceuticals. He plans to work to make sure seniors can easily obtain needed medication, he said.
September 1, 2004
Wednesday, Sept. 1 8 p.m. on CBS "The Latin Grammy Awards" The fifth annual ceremony will be shown live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Scheduled performers include nominees Bebo Valdes, Diego El Cigala, Paulina Rubio and Roselyn Sanchez. George Lopez returns as host. 8 p.m. on NBC "Hawaii" With the Olympics over, the pace of new-series debuts is picking up. This police drama seems set to take full advantage of its Honolulu setting - NBC says the officers must solve crimes that "could only happen in this exotic locale.
October 11, 2007
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL Davis & Elkins 3, Shepherd 0 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Stephanie Natale led the Rams with nine kills in the West Virginia Conference loss. Erin King had seven kills and Jane Thompson recorded 13 assists for Shepherd (5-16, 1-8). Julie Robertson and Emma Bullock each had 13 digs. BRIEF Coast to Coast Baseball Coast To Coast Baseball is conducting a tryout on Nov. 4 at noon at Towson University. The tryout is open to three age groups: 11-12, 13-15 and 16-18.
April 2, 2007
Sean Osborne South Hagerstown Lacrosse Senior What's your favorite food? "Pizza. " Who is your favorite cartoon character? Cartman What is your biggest ambition? "Graduating college. " Three people I'd like to have lunch with: Cal Ripken Jr., Jesus Christ, Shrek Who's your favorite musical group or artist? Linkin Park The best thing about my school is: "Giving me the reason to graduate faster. " The worst thing about my school is: "Guidance.
April 23, 2001
Shepherdstown man keeps history alive By BOB PARTLOW / Staff Writer, Martinsburg Photo: JOE CROCETTA / staff photographer From Harpers Ferry, W.Va., to Hawaii, Tom White worked most of his adult life to make it more enjoyable for the rest of us to take time off. "We work where other people pay to vacation," he said, quoting a colleague in the National Park Service, where White worked as a researcher, historian and interpretive planner for 34 years.
November 24, 2009
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- Sean Mosley scored 19 points, Eric Hayes added 12 and Landon Milbourne had 10 to help No. 21 Maryland beat Chaminade 79-51 on Monday night in the first round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. The Terrapins (4-0) advanced to a semifinal meeting on Tuesday with Cincinnati, which beat No. 24 Vanderbilt 67-58 in the first round. Mosley scored seven points in Maryland's 22-12 run that gave it a 36-24 halftime lead. Shane Hanson had 14 points and Steven Bennett added 12 for the Silverswords (0-1)
September 9, 2011
Between 15 and 20 veterans from across the nation will gather at Homewood Suites in Hagerstown starting Sunday for the annual VW-1 Vanguard Reunion of Navy Squadron veterans who served in Hawaii from 1950 to 1957. On Tuesday and Wednesday, reunion attendees will visit Washington, D.C., including a trip to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. They will have the opportunity to explore the local area Thursday. The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has been providing assistance for the group, and also is providing welcome packets for the attendees.
December 1, 2008
JAN. 23, 1917-NOV. 29, 2008 CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Rosalie Marie Leap, 91, of Charles Town, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va. Born Jan. 23, 1917, in Landover, Md., she was the daughter of the late William R. Hasson and Ella V. Rees Hasson. She is survived by one daughter, Beverly Raines of Charles Town; two sons, Loice Leap Jr. of Silver Spring, Md., and Larry Leap of Hilo, Hawaii; two sisters, Eleanor Connolly and Lily Watson, both of Hyattsville, Md.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.