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By CHRIS CARTER | April 26, 2008
Apparently, all you have to do is love your bat. Boonsboro senior Eli Beard showed affection to his stick before Friday night's game against Williamsport and the bat returned the favor. Beard homered and ripped a winning three-run double in the top of the seventh to lift Boonsboro to a thrilling 11-8 win under a steady rain at Municipal Stadium. "I licked my bat before the game," said Beard, who finished 3-for-4. "My buddy did it once and it helped him, so I did it to help me get out of a slump.
NEWS
May 8, 2009
Don't forget transportation To the editor: First, I want to commend everyone for the support they have given to Donald Bowman's plan for the continuing restoration and redevelopment of downtown Hagerstown. Although, as a resident of Alexander House, I would like for his idea for the conversion of Alexander House into a hotel to happen later rather than sooner, if it happens at all. However, there is one glaring omission in Bowman's plan - that is the provision for an adequate public transportation system.
NEWS
by LAURA ERNDE | October 24, 2002
laurae@herald-mail.com Maryland state Sen. Alex X. Mooney and Del. Sue Hecht agree they have widely varying philosophies about state government. That's where the harmony ends. In what has been one of the most contentious campaigns of the election season, the two candidates for state Senate District 3 can't even agree on their differences. Mooney puts the contrast in ideological terms. "What could be more clear? She's a liberal Democrat and I'm a conservative Republican," said Mooney, who in four years has built a reputation for being one of the most outspoken conservatives in the Maryland General Assembly.
NEWS
By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | September 25, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- The activity Saturday morning at Fairgrounds Park was the picture of efficiency. More than 1,200 volunteers for Hagerstown Convoy of Hope descended on the park at 7 a.m., registering and gathering for cheerful direction from their leaders. Within minutes, they had split with precision into groups to serve areas designated for providing free haircuts, family portraits, meals, information on community resources, medical screening, children's entertainment and more. A contingent of more than 100 people charged with preparing bags of groceries fell into a moving assembly line.
NEWS
August 23, 2007
"Is anyone surprised at the final decision to build a hospital at Robinwood? The time frame back and forth in the courts was lip service only. There is no common sense to any of the surge of development going on in Washington County and the future hospital is no exception. The after thought is how it (development) affects the surrounding community, impacting schools, sanitation systems and traffic and one would think this would be first. We as taxpayers really have no say unless we are in position of authority.
NEWS
March 14, 2000
"Are there any consumer-friendly banks left? They all pay lip service to the customers and smile, but when we make a mistake, we pay for it through the nose. When they make a mistake, you are supposed to smile, shrug and accept it. What a double standard. " "Channel 25 had a program on Thursday, March 9, called, 'God, the Devil and Bob.' NBC stations all over the U.S. refused to show this program, but yet our Channel 25 showed it. It has God as a dirty drinking man sitting in a bar talking to Bob and the Devil.
NEWS
by TIM ROWLAND | February 1, 2004
Twenty five years ago tomorrow, the Washington County Commissioners put the issue of improvements to the Robinwood corridor to rest. Or thought they did, at any rate. At their Feb. 2, 1979 meeting, they decided to scrap in idea to relocate the northern section of Robinwood Drive closer to Hagerstown, instead planning to buy up rights-of-way along the existing road for widening. "The project will proceed as soon as possible," the commissioners wrote in a letter to "all interested parties.
NEWS
April 21, 2001
Parents can learn from each other By LISA TEDRICK PREJEAN Raising a child is a daunting task. I approached parenthood with fervor months before our first child was born six years ago, practically memorizing "What to Expect When You're Expecting" and "What to Expect the First Year. " Confidence was mine until my son was born crying, a sound that didn't cease for three months. My husband and I tried several things to soothe and calm our first-born. Some worked.
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By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | September 25, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- The activity Saturday morning at Fairgrounds Park was the picture of efficiency. More than 1,200 volunteers for Hagerstown Convoy of Hope descended on the park at 7 a.m., registering and gathering for cheerful direction from their leaders. Within minutes, they had split with precision into groups to serve areas designated for providing free haircuts, family portraits, meals, information on community resources, medical screening, children's entertainment and more. A contingent of more than 100 people charged with preparing bags of groceries fell into a moving assembly line.
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NEWS
May 8, 2009
Don't forget transportation To the editor: First, I want to commend everyone for the support they have given to Donald Bowman's plan for the continuing restoration and redevelopment of downtown Hagerstown. Although, as a resident of Alexander House, I would like for his idea for the conversion of Alexander House into a hotel to happen later rather than sooner, if it happens at all. However, there is one glaring omission in Bowman's plan - that is the provision for an adequate public transportation system.
NEWS
By CHRIS CARTER | April 26, 2008
Apparently, all you have to do is love your bat. Boonsboro senior Eli Beard showed affection to his stick before Friday night's game against Williamsport and the bat returned the favor. Beard homered and ripped a winning three-run double in the top of the seventh to lift Boonsboro to a thrilling 11-8 win under a steady rain at Municipal Stadium. "I licked my bat before the game," said Beard, who finished 3-for-4. "My buddy did it once and it helped him, so I did it to help me get out of a slump.
NEWS
August 23, 2007
"Is anyone surprised at the final decision to build a hospital at Robinwood? The time frame back and forth in the courts was lip service only. There is no common sense to any of the surge of development going on in Washington County and the future hospital is no exception. The after thought is how it (development) affects the surrounding community, impacting schools, sanitation systems and traffic and one would think this would be first. We as taxpayers really have no say unless we are in position of authority.
NEWS
by TIM ROWLAND | February 1, 2004
Twenty five years ago tomorrow, the Washington County Commissioners put the issue of improvements to the Robinwood corridor to rest. Or thought they did, at any rate. At their Feb. 2, 1979 meeting, they decided to scrap in idea to relocate the northern section of Robinwood Drive closer to Hagerstown, instead planning to buy up rights-of-way along the existing road for widening. "The project will proceed as soon as possible," the commissioners wrote in a letter to "all interested parties.
NEWS
by LAURA ERNDE | October 24, 2002
laurae@herald-mail.com Maryland state Sen. Alex X. Mooney and Del. Sue Hecht agree they have widely varying philosophies about state government. That's where the harmony ends. In what has been one of the most contentious campaigns of the election season, the two candidates for state Senate District 3 can't even agree on their differences. Mooney puts the contrast in ideological terms. "What could be more clear? She's a liberal Democrat and I'm a conservative Republican," said Mooney, who in four years has built a reputation for being one of the most outspoken conservatives in the Maryland General Assembly.
NEWS
April 21, 2001
Parents can learn from each other By LISA TEDRICK PREJEAN Raising a child is a daunting task. I approached parenthood with fervor months before our first child was born six years ago, practically memorizing "What to Expect When You're Expecting" and "What to Expect the First Year. " Confidence was mine until my son was born crying, a sound that didn't cease for three months. My husband and I tried several things to soothe and calm our first-born. Some worked.
NEWS
March 14, 2000
"Are there any consumer-friendly banks left? They all pay lip service to the customers and smile, but when we make a mistake, we pay for it through the nose. When they make a mistake, you are supposed to smile, shrug and accept it. What a double standard. " "Channel 25 had a program on Thursday, March 9, called, 'God, the Devil and Bob.' NBC stations all over the U.S. refused to show this program, but yet our Channel 25 showed it. It has God as a dirty drinking man sitting in a bar talking to Bob and the Devil.
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