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NEWS
July 27, 2008
The annual meeting for the Washington County Homemakers marked more than 90 years of community service and home life education for nine clubs of approximately 200 members in Washington County. The theme for this year's meeting was "School Days. " A replica of Hagerstown High School, made by member Millie Wilson, served as a backdrop for the June 23 luncheon meeting at Next Dimensions Restaurant. Special exhibits included old school photographs. Fifteen of the members present attended Hagerstown High School, as well as Julia Miller, who taught at the school from 1954-1955.
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NEWS
By Dennis Shaw | March 25, 1999
Two words I've never thought of putting together before are "recycling" and "fun. " But that has changed, thanks to Helen Clark and the other members of the environment committee of the Washington County Homemakers' Clubs. [cont. from lifestyle ] These women realized that most people are tired of hearing the same old things about recycling. It's a good thing to do for the environment, but it can be a chore, and it's probably not something you'd do when you're looking to have a good time.
NEWS
by KATE S. ALEXANDER | April 13, 2007
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - For more than 30 years, the Greencastle Antrim Homemakers Club has met to educate and train women in the skills of making and keeping a home. Started in 1974 by a group of women looking to help one another be good homemakers, the club aims to promote better homemaking through education and training. "Homemaking is an important part of family life," said Jean Zimmerman, the club's publicity chair. In a world of restaurants and fast-food, Zimmerman said knowing what to eat and how to make it is an essential skill.
NEWS
by MARLO BARNHART | December 3, 2006
Editor's note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail publishes "A Life Remembered. " This continuing series takes a look back - through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others - at a member of the community who died recently. Today's "A Life Remembered" is about Virginia E. "Ginny" Fehl, who died Nov. 18 at the age of 93. Her obituary appeared in the Nov. 22 editions of The Morning Herald and The Daily Mail. Just before her death, Virginia "Ginny" Fehl made it clear to her family that she had definite thoughts about her obituary.
LIFESTYLE
June 16, 2013
At the Brightwood Homemakers Club's April meeting, member Diane Braun presented “Oh, the Places I've Been” about her travels with her husband, Leslie, along with a travel group of friends from Illinois.  Since 1998, they have traveled to more than 50 countries around the world. Greece, Italy, Spain, Australia to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, New Zealand, Fiji Islands, Egypt to see the Pyramids and Nile River, Russia, the Amazon River, through the Panama Canal, Ireland, Scotland, cruised the Rhine River stopping at the Christmas markets, Poland, Costa Rica, and Malta are some of the areas visited.
NEWS
March 6, 2012
Date of Birth : Sept. 5, 1947 Address : 634 N. Mulberry St. Education : Graduate of North Hagerstown High School, 1965. Occupation : Homemaker Party affiliation : Democrat Political experience : Elected to two terms on City Council, served 2001-09; Lost re-election bid in 2009.
LIFESTYLE
May 28, 2013
Joyce Ann Higgins has been a member of Hagerstown chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America since the early 1980s. She's been bringing this appetizer to social gatherings even longer. She said she found this recipe for cucumber and cream cheese on rye appetizers in a magazine in the 1970s. “(I've) been making the appetizers ever since with rave reviews,” she said. In the '70s, everyone she knew was getting married, and fancy sandwiches were the rage. So, she decided to find a new one and try it out. She brought the appetizers to a wedding shower, and they were a hit. She's has been making them ever since.
NEWS
March 12, 2009
APRIL 28, 1926-MARCH 10, 2009 Betty Jane Ernde, 82, of Stonecroft Court, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at her home. Born April 28, 1926, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Lester LeRoy Myers Sr. and Bessie Mae Moser Myers. She was a homemaker. She was a member of American Legion Post 211 of Funkstown. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles W. Ernde Sr.; daughters, Linda L. Schools and Cheryl Saylor, both of Florida; sons, Charles Ernde Jr., Lester Ernde, Terry L. Ernde and Gary Sarber, all of Hagerstown, and Clarence Ernde of Waynesboro, Pa.; sisters, Imogene Young of Hagerstown and Lauana M. Tutchton of Colorado; brother, Richard Myers of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
NEWS
February 17, 2009
JAN. 30, 1929-FEB. 13, 2009 WILLIAMSPORT -- Francine L. DeNobrega, 80, of Oak Tree Lane, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at her home. Born Jan. 30, 1929, in Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Nelly Parshall. She attended and graduated from high school in Ohio. She was a homemaker. She is survived by three daughters, Karen Barklow, Kathy Kelly and Kimberly Shoop; three sons Calvin R. Shirley Jr., Craig Shirley and Cary Shirley; four sisters, Emily, Gloria, Carol and Grace; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
LIFESTYLE
March 18, 2011
Roy and Ruby Grove of Hagerstown celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at Western Sizzlin’ Steak House with their sons, Gary and his wife Carol, and Richard and his wife Paula. They enjoyed the many cards they received from friends. They were married in Harrisonburg, Va., on March 9, 1946. Roy was owner of Solliday Oil Company until his retirement. Ruby was a homemaker. They enjoy their nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
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