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NEWS
May 10, 2009
Jordan and Jaiden Wood, twin sons of Kia Farrar and Myron Wood of Hagerstown, died at birth Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.
NEWS
July 2, 1997
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Telephone service in Chambersburg Borough was out for about an hour Tuesday morning. Anyone trying to call or fax into or out of the borough received a busy signal or a recording, said Jordan, a repair representative at Sprint telephone company. Business lines to borough emergency services were down for the hour, but calls to 911 were not affected. "It got fixed pretty quickly," Jordan said, though he didn't know what caused the problem. Phones went out just before 10 a.m. Workers had it fixed by 10:40 a.m., Jordan said.
NEWS
by MARLO BARNHART | February 16, 2005
marlob@herald-mail.com WILLIAMSPORT - When Nellie Jordan started the chess club at Williamsport Elementary School in the 2003-04 school year, she had high hopes it would be a success. Actually, the endeavor proved to be almost too successful. "We had 35 children sign up," Jordan said. "There were so many I ran out of seats in my room so we had to do it on two nights instead of one. " Part of that overwhelming interest may be because in the popular Harry Potter books, the characters play living chess, Jordan said.
LIFESTYLE
By BOB GARVER | Special to The Herald-Mail | March 18, 2013
This past weekend saw an upset at the box office as "The Call" became the weekend's most successful new release, beating out the star-studded but formulaic magic comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. "  Maybe it was just my relief at not having to review that bomb, or maybe it was the excitement of rushing out to a movie after midnight Saturday, but I found "The Call" to be surprisingly endearing.  The same thing happened with "Chronicle" last year, and while "The Call" isn't worthy of the near-rave review I gave "Chronicle," I was at least glad to have gone out of my way to see it. Halle Berry stars as Jordan, a 911 operator who is traumatized in film's opening moments when she mishandles a call about a home invasion that leads to a girl's death.
NEWS
by KATE COLEMAN | December 16, 2002
katec@herald-mail.com There's a framed poster on the wall in Community Action Council Executive Director David G. Jordan's office: "Stand up for what is right, even if you're standing alone. " Jordan, in the position since April 1, inherited that poster. But it remains prominent. Community Action Council was founded in 1965, part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War of Poverty. " "The war is still raging," Jordan says. The agency's goal has been to work itself out of a job, Jordan says.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | December 9, 2007
HAGERSTOWN - Some of Washington County's most unfortunate children were treated to a heartfelt Christmas party Saturday morning at the Alsatia Club in Hagerstown. Millie Lowman, executive director of the Parent-Child Center on North Potomac Avenue, said the event was held to make Christmas a little merrier for 75 abused and neglected children. A few of the children - some as young as 5 years old - have been sexually assaulted, she said. "These are children who, if we didn't have a party today, wouldn't get a Christmas present," Lowman said.
NEWS
December 21, 2008
Boonsboro Middle School Second marking period Distinguished honor roll Grade 6 - Nicholas P. Adams, Alanis S. Allison, Morgan E. Angle, Grant C. Austin, Mickayla S. Bachar, Jeffrey C. Bennett, Eric W. Brabson, Alexandra E. Brunelle, Jacob L. Burdette, Priscilla A. Bushko, Natalie L. Bye, Madison B. Canales, Leigh A. Cowden, Jaime L. Dambrosio, Alexandra N. Doak, Cassie N. Downs, Donald L. Drawbaugh, Aaron C. Easterday, Stacy...
NEWS
April 20, 2008
PREP BASEBALL Jefferson 10, Pendleton Co. 7 Jefferson 003 023 2 -- 10 11 1 Pendleton 330 010 0 -- 7 9 3 Whitt, Everton (3) and Moreland, Van Vliet (7). Raines, Mitchell (3), Bowers (6) and Poffenberger. WP--Everton (1-0). LP--Mitchell. HR--Rotruck (6th, one on). Altoona 8, Chambersburg 3 Chambersburg 300 000 0 -- 3 6 1 Altoona 400 004 x -- 8 8 2 Appleby, McDonald (6) and Hammond. Smithmyer and Walters. WP--Smithmyer. L--Appleby (2-1). Hedgesville 7-7, Frankfort 4-8 Game 1 Hedgesville 200 101 003 -- 7 12 4 Frankfort 000 110 200 -- 4 11 0 Hite, Riner (9)
NEWS
By JOSHUA BOWMAN | March 1, 2008
The Washington County Community Action Council has seen a substantial increase in people asking for help with home foreclosures. CAC Executive Director David G. Jordan said the organization has hired an extra counselor to handle the increase. "We used to serve maybe 10 or 20 people a year. Now it's more like 10 a month. And I'm sure the number will go up," Jordan said. For several years, CAC has offered mortgage foreclosure counseling. While the organization does not have money to offer people who are behind on their house payments, they have three counselors who sometimes can convince lenders to work out different payment plans.
NEWS
March 5, 2007
Eastern Elementary School's Good Citizens for the month of November 2006 were treated to lunch at McDonald's after receiving the designation. The winning students were, front row, from left, Bailee Bradshaw, Hannah Kight and Maegan Miles; middle row, from left, Rebeka Pierce, Adam Dutrow, Katelynn Orr, Kaitlyn Clinesmith, Dai Bao Van, Michae Seredich, Madalyn Bowers, Breanna Miller, Ronald Malone and Jacob Bertrand; and back row, from left, Jordan McGhee,...
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NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | April 10, 2013
Two Boonsboro men were charged with possession with intent to distribute hallucinogenic mushrooms and marijuana after a Clevelandtown Road home was raided Tuesday by the Washington County Narcotics Task Force, according to Washington County District Court records. Wesley Andrew Kosco, 18, of 6108 Clevelandtown Road, and Christopher Robert Jordan, 21, of 9364 Childacrest Drive, were charged with maintaining a common nuisance for the distribution and administration of controlled dangerous substances, possession of marijuana, possession of controlled dangerous substances and possession of drug paraphernalia, court records said.
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LIFESTYLE
By BOB GARVER | Special to The Herald-Mail | March 18, 2013
This past weekend saw an upset at the box office as "The Call" became the weekend's most successful new release, beating out the star-studded but formulaic magic comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. "  Maybe it was just my relief at not having to review that bomb, or maybe it was the excitement of rushing out to a movie after midnight Saturday, but I found "The Call" to be surprisingly endearing.  The same thing happened with "Chronicle" last year, and while "The Call" isn't worthy of the near-rave review I gave "Chronicle," I was at least glad to have gone out of my way to see it. Halle Berry stars as Jordan, a 911 operator who is traumatized in film's opening moments when she mishandles a call about a home invasion that leads to a girl's death.
OBITUARIES
November 24, 2012
Marvin Leroy Jordan, 77, of Falling Waters, W.Va., died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The service will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg.
EDUCATION
July 6, 2012
Boonsboro High School Sixth marking period Distinguished honor roll Grade nine - Morgan E. Angle, Mickayla S. Bachar, Alexis M. Bane, Eric W. Brabson, Priscilla A. Bushko, Xana M. Buttry, Leigh A. Cowden, Jaime L. Dambrosio, Alexandra N. Doak, Donald L. Drawbaugh, Zackery T. El Mohandes, Marley M. Enfield, Aaron S. George, Dana M. Getka, Michaela J. Grove, Elizabeth M. Hawkins, Madison N....
LIFESTYLE
March 22, 2012
Shanna Tederick-Jordan and Travis K. Jordan of Williamsport announce the birth of their third daughter, Semiah Rayne Jordan , Aug. 17, 2011. Maternal grandparents are Stacy Brown-Tederick of Hagerstown and the late Douglas Tederick. Paternal grandparents are Sherry Chaney of Williamsport, and Stan Jordan of Hagerstown.
LIFESTYLE
February 24, 2012
Christina and Jonathan Chambers of Hedgesville, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Jordan Kenneth Chambers , Feb. 10, 2012. Maternal grandparents are Tina and Frank Watson of Valdosta, Ga. Paternal grandparents are Billi Jo and Robert Chambers of Hedgesville. Maternal great-grandparents are Edward and Sandy Dancek of Lansing, Mich., and Jay Fox of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Paternal great-grandparents are Phyllis Keller of Hedgesville and Dorothy Chambers and Carl Faircloth of Martinsburg, W.Va.
OBITUARIES
January 15, 2012
Connie Diane Mills Jordan, 61 years of age, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at her home in Richfield, N.C. Mrs. Jordan was born in Stanly County, June 13, 1950, to the late James Thomas Mills and Laura Cecil Watts Mills.   She was a member of New Haven Baptist Church in China Grove. Connie had her own catering business. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle, N.C.   The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with a 30-minute state at New Haven Baptist Church.
OBITUARIES
November 7, 2011
Jordan Robert Lehman, 10, of 425 Rachel's Way, Prince Frederick, Md., passed away, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Md. Born Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, in Frederick, Md., he was the son of the Rev. Robert Chester Lehman and Jacqueline Lorene (Fazio) Lehman of Prince Frederick. Beside his parents, he is survived by a sister, Kathleen Cameron Lehman of Prince Frederick; paternal grandparents, Edwin and Georgia Lehman of Lawrence, Kan.; and maternal grandparents, Donald and Nancy Fazio of Hagerstown, Md. Services will be held at a later date.
SPORTS
By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | July 9, 2011
The Hagerstown Suns adopted an assembly line approach to Saturday’s doubleheader with West Virginia. The Suns let Taylor Jordan’s fastball do all the work while the offense did the heavy lifting. Jordan dominated the Power with a complete game, four-hit shutout in the nightcap but they constructed a big inning in each game for a 9-5, 5-0 sweep of West Virginia before 2,413 fans at Municipal Stadium. Jordan, the Suns’ all-star starting pitcher, spent the night challenging the Power to hit his fastball in what became a much-needed complete-game effort.
NEWS
By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com | April 30, 2011
He was controlling. Jealous, after the baby was born. But he had not been physically violent. Jordan Appel, 24, of Hancock, said her baby's father, Nicholas Ray McKee, displayed no blatant pattern of abuse. Yet 5-week-old Bella Appel of Hancock died in January 2010, and in December, McKee was convicted of first-degree child abuse resulting in death and other charges. He was sentenced to 35 years in prison. In retrospect, Appel said, there were "little things" she'd overlooked for fear of overreacting.
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