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May 15, 2010
Taylor Marie Jones, an eighth-grader and honor student at Western Heights Middle School, earned her black belt at Jung Sim Do Korean Karate School, taught by Master Jack Holman. Taylor has been in karate since she was 9 years old. She is the daughter of Becky and Brian Sottile and Bryan and Tanya Jones.
NEWS
October 1, 2006
Name of business: Creative Arts Owners: Karen Snider and Tracy Schindel Address : 2 W. Potomac Parkway, Williamsport Opening date: April 1 Products and services: Sports-related party supplies, small gifts and scrapbooking supplies from baseball to ballet to karate to fishing. Market area: USA How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Both Karen and Tracy are black belts in karate and are both scrapbookers.
NEWS
October 3, 2009
Attorney General files charges against karate school Slain RCI officer's daughters to take part in memorial walk Company to hire 100 at Hagerstown location Two killed in crash on Md. 17 near Brunswick Kline paved way for women on Hagerstown Police force
NEWS
July 20, 1997
By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer Several local men recently returned from the World Police and Fire Games in Calgary, Alberta, with some "heavy metal. " Hagerstown firefighter Vincent Dieterich took a silver medal in karate. Smithsburg Police Officer Shawn Tyler won a gold medal in the IBO 28 target archery 3-D competition with a score of 286; and a bronze medal in the target archery field competition with a score of 548 out of a possible 560. Tyler also scored as one of only six competitors who broke the previous record for the Olympic 900 round.
NEWS
May 24, 1997
By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer When the torch is lit at the World Police and Fire Games in Calgary, Alberta, next month, five Washington County men will be there for the competitions. "I have never been to the world games before and I am really looking forward to it," said Rick Kemmerer, who will be competing the in the karate sparring and karate kata categories. Sparring involves two people performing certain moves in a fight type scenario. The karate kata competition is one person doing a series of compulsory moves, albeit in the competitor's own program.
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By ALICIA PLATTER / Pulse correspondent | July 7, 2009
Editor's note: Amanda Krehbiel is a Pulse correspondent. Over the next weeks you'll meet the rest of the Pulse staff. If you know of any Tri-State teen who should be profiled, e-mail Assistant Lifestyle Editor Crystal Schelle at
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By ERIN JULIUS | September 1, 2009
SAINT JAMES -- A benefit fund has been established to help provide for the long-term care of an 8-year-old boy struck by a car Thursday on Jordan Road. David Greeley was in critical but stable condition Tuesday at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., according to his grandmother, Karen Greeley. Because of the severity of the injuries to the boy's left leg, the leg had to be amputated mid-shin, his father, Scott Greeley, said Tuesday. David has a skull fracture, facial fractures that include a broken jaw, a broken left arm and an open fracture below his right knee, Scott Greeley said.
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by JANET HEIM | March 20, 2006
WILLIAMSPORT - Gymnast Mary Meroney, 16, of Hagerstown, doesn't let cystic fibrosis get in the way of gymnastics. Instead, as she remains an active participant at 4-Star Gymnastics, she has drawn the admiration of others. "She is an inspiration," said coach Deanna Kline, who helps Mary work out once a week. "She has been a faithful gymnast and works hard to keep gymnastics at the forefront of her life. She's such an example for everyone. " Mary has taken classes at 4-Star since she was 6. To support Mary and her sister, Rachel, who also has cystic fibrosis, the coaches and students at the athletic complex in Williamsport are organizing a fundraiser.
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by KRISTIN WILSON | August 12, 2005
kristinw@herald-mail.com Pint-size Victoria Boward knows that no one can pick on her. If bullies bother her at school, she has a host of tricks to shoo them away. And if her clever, evasive maneuvers don't work, she can inform her bully, even though she's little, she's a green-belt karate student. Victoria, 9, of Williamsport, has been taking karate lessons at Allstar Martial Arts in Hagerstown for about two years, says her mother, Wendy Boward. She started the lessons to learn focus, self-respect and self-discipline, but a nice side-effect is learning self-defense, Boward says.
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Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown | January 30, 2012
Shiloh United Methodist Church, at 19731 Shiloh Church Road in Hagerstown, will offer an adult Korean karate class on Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 7, from 6 to 7 p.m. The class is for those in ninth grade through adults. Participants can join at any time. Classes will be ongoing. The class will be taught by the Rev. Ken Fizer, who is a fifth-degree black belt. The monthly cost will be $20 per person. The family rate will be $35 (two or more from the same family). This is a nonprofit organization.
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NEWS
May 15, 2010
Taylor Marie Jones, an eighth-grader and honor student at Western Heights Middle School, earned her black belt at Jung Sim Do Korean Karate School, taught by Master Jack Holman. Taylor has been in karate since she was 9 years old. She is the daughter of Becky and Brian Sottile and Bryan and Tanya Jones.
NEWS
May 1, 2010
Two Fairplay youths have earned their black belts in karate. Victoria Wiseley, 14, and Garrett Wiseley, 10, recently tested and earned their black belts in Korean Karate at Jung Sim Do Korean Karate, taught by Master Jack Holman. Victoria has been in karate since she was 10 years old. Garrett has been in karate since he was 4 years old.
NEWS
October 3, 2009
Attorney General files charges against karate school Slain RCI officer's daughters to take part in memorial walk Company to hire 100 at Hagerstown location Two killed in crash on Md. 17 near Brunswick Kline paved way for women on Hagerstown Police force
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS | October 1, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- The Maryland Attorney General's Office has filed administrative charges against Allstar Kicks Inc., a Hagerstown karate school, alleging the business failed to renew its registration and failed to post bond with the Consumer Protection Division. Michael and Julie Bolding, owners of the business at 13102A Pennsylvania Ave., also were charged with the violations, Attorney General's Office spokeswoman Raquel Guillory said Thursday. Michael Bolding, who on Thursday answered a phone call to a number listed online as belonging to the business, said Allstar Kicks Inc. has closed.
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS | September 1, 2009
SAINT JAMES -- A benefit fund has been established to help provide for the long-term care of an 8-year-old boy struck by a car Thursday on Jordan Road. David Greeley was in critical but stable condition Tuesday at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., according to his grandmother, Karen Greeley. Because of the severity of the injuries to the boy's left leg, the leg had to be amputated mid-shin, his father, Scott Greeley, said Tuesday. David has a skull fracture, facial fractures that include a broken jaw, a broken left arm and an open fracture below his right knee, Scott Greeley said.
NEWS
By ALICIA PLATTER / Pulse correspondent | July 7, 2009
Editor's note: Amanda Krehbiel is a Pulse correspondent. Over the next weeks you'll meet the rest of the Pulse staff. If you know of any Tri-State teen who should be profiled, e-mail Assistant Lifestyle Editor Crystal Schelle at
NEWS
By CHRISTIAN WORSTELL | June 3, 2009
Alfred Grove knew almost immediately he would have to find another sport for his then 8-year-old son, Keegan. After giving up on karate three years ago because it was too passive for him, 11-year-old Keegan Grove, of Martinsburg, W.Va., has fast become one of the best boxers in the country at his age. "We used to do karate and it wasn't going too well because we always used to hit people too hard and they would say, 'Light contact, light contact,'" Keegan's 14-year-old brother, Zachary, said.
NEWS
May 10, 2009
Four karate students at Warriors Karate & Kickboxing in Boonsboro were inducted into the U.S.A. Martial Arts Hall of Fame on Feb. 28 in Jamaica, N.Y. The annual induction ceremony has taken place since 1976. To be inducted, martial artists must be nominated, then approved by the board of directors, according to a press release. Approximately 75 top martial artists are honored, with representatives from about 23 states in attendance. Their teacher, Michelle Vining, is a master black belt and a Hall of Fame inductee.
NEWS
December 26, 2008
Karate students at Red Dragon Martial Arts on St. Paul Church Road in Clear Spring collected items for Toys for Tots from Nov. 5 through Dec. 12. Students who brought in a toy for the drive paid half price for the month of December.
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