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By JANET HEIM | December 3, 2007
SAINT JAMES When the Rev. Todd FitzGerald applied for the job of chaplain at Saint James School, the Louisiana native admits he was unfamiliar with the concept of an Episcopalian boarding school. In the three years he's been at Saint James, Father FitzGerald, as he's known to the students, has grown to love the school and Washington County. "We never thought in a million years God would lead us to Maryland, let alone a boarding school. This certainly feels like a wonderful blessing to be here," FitzGerald said.
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November 10, 2004
Michael Wasiak, carrying cross, and Trooper LeBlanc, both from Louisiana, walk in Hagerstown on Tuesday to protest abortion. They started their mission Aug. 17 and will end it in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 8.
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By Yvette May | September 9, 2005
George Noland and Warehouse Manager Kevin Graff pack up donations Thursday at State Use Industries Warehouse to be delivered to Baton Rouge, La. Delivery of the donations will start today and the goods should arrive in Louisiana sometime Saturday. For ways you can join in relief efforts, go to www.herald-mail.com .
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August 19, 2008
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- The Federal Little League All-Stars beat Lake Charles, La., 6-4 at the Little League World Series but still failed to advance to the U.S. semifinals. That's because Federal, Louisiana and Washington each finished with identical 2-1 records in their pool, but Federal lost out on a tiebreaker to the latter two teams. Federal needed to score 12 runs and win in order to advance. Louisiana scored four times in the sixth but their rally fell short after reliever Josh Barron ended the game with a strikeout and flyout.
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October 2, 2005
WASHINGTON COUNTY A second team of two emergency communications specialists from Washington County's Division of Fire and Emergency Services has been sent to Louisiana to help relieve 911 emergency dispatchers in the area stricken by Hurricane Katrina, according to a county press release. A team sent Sept. 19 is returning to Washington County. A third set of call takers will be sent in two weeks, according to the release. Communications Chief Bardonna Woods said that Emergency Communications Specialist Joey Chojnacki and Capt.
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August 6, 2006
A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. for Briggs Haugh, a Waynesboro, Pa., native who died July 27 when a plane he was flying crashed in Louisiana. The service will be held at World Harvest Outreach, 1090 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg, across from Arby's. The public is invited. Haugh, 24, who was living in Longview, Texas, graduated from Heritage Academy in Washington County.
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by DARCY SHULL | September 26, 2006
When Willie Stark, mayor of a small town in Louisiana, decides to run for governor, he is, at first, the ideal leader for his people. His passionate speeches about improvement and new beginnings are exactly what the residents of rural Louisiana want to hear. Thus, Willie Stark is elected governor of Louisiana. He starts off with great success, although the city folks aren't at all happy with him. And as he gains more and more political power, Willie starts to make numerous promises that he can't keep.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | January 14, 2005
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.VA. - Investigators said Thursday that they are trying to determine what led to the death of man who was buried in a shallow grave near Gerrardstown, W.Va. "We haven't really established it. Usually there's a motive to gain something," West Virginia State Police Sgt. Dean Olack said. Mary Amor Crawford, 31, of 318 Randolph St., was charged Wednesday night with murder. She was being held in Eastern Regional Jail without bail.
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By LISA TEDRICK PREJEAN | July 25, 2008
Every year or two, we visit my husband's family in Louisiana. Each time we go, I've suggested that we tour a Southern plantation. In previous years, that would have meant finding a baby-sitter. Because our children are 9 and 13 now, they were old enough to appreciate the tales our tour guide shared about the antebellum (pre-Civil War) South. Traditions, history and unfamiliar customs seemed to play out before our eyes as we moved from room to room in the Houmas House Plantation.
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By DAN KAUFFMAN | August 24, 2008
Sports reporter Dan Kauffman interviewed all 12 Federal All-Stars on Wednesday morning at Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa., after Federal finished 2-1 and in third place in Pool A. Josh Barron Q: You came on in relief of Andrew Yacyk to finish off both victories against tough teams in Indiana and Louisiana. How did you handle the pressure? A: I knew that I had to come in and hit my spots, do my best and try not to let my team down. It's a good feeling to know I saved the games.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | May 3, 2011
Clayton M. Wilcox, a Scholastic Inc. executive who has past experience as a schools superintendent in Florida and Louisiana, will be the next superintendent of Washington County Public Schools. ".... The board in making this decision believes Dr. Wilcox brings a wealth of experience in the public and private sectors and will help continue the momentum of success that we are accustomed to in Washington County Public Schools," Board President Wayne Ridenour said Tuesday in announcing Wilcox as the next superintendent.
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By DAN KAUFFMAN | August 24, 2008
Sports reporter Dan Kauffman interviewed all 12 Federal All-Stars on Wednesday morning at Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa., after Federal finished 2-1 and in third place in Pool A. Josh Barron Q: You came on in relief of Andrew Yacyk to finish off both victories against tough teams in Indiana and Louisiana. How did you handle the pressure? A: I knew that I had to come in and hit my spots, do my best and try not to let my team down. It's a good feeling to know I saved the games.
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By LISA TEDRICK PREJEAN | August 22, 2008
"So, what do you do while Tristan is having his violin lesson?" my daughter asked. I could tell her mental wheels were turning. "I work. Since Mommy's moving from elementary school to high school this year, there are a lot of lessons to study and plan. I've been trying to prepare for my new job. " She pursed her lips, shook her head and aimed her pointer finger at me. "Not today," she said. "You've worked enough on those lesson plans this summer. Today you will not work.
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By DAN KAUFFMAN | August 22, 2008
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - After hitting 45 home runs and compiling a .392 batting average through 14 games to reach the Little League World Series, the Federal Little League 11-12 All-Stars must have wondered where their offense went in their first two World Series games. After being no-hit by Indiana - a game Federal still managed to win 3-2 - and suffering through a 15-5 setback against Washington, Federal was hitting .184 (7-for-38) with just one home run in the World Series.
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By DAN KAUFFMAN | August 20, 2008
View Federal's final game at the Little League World Series. SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Long home runs. Spectacular defense. Fantastic pitching. The Federal Little League 11-12 All-Stars' final game at the Little League World Series was one to remember. Even though Federal failed to advance to the United States semifinals in a tiebreaker, the team will leave with a 2-1 record after defeating previously unbeaten Lake Charles, La., 6-4 on Tuesday night at Lamade Stadium.
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August 19, 2008
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- The Federal Little League All-Stars beat Lake Charles, La., 6-4 at the Little League World Series but still failed to advance to the U.S. semifinals. That's because Federal, Louisiana and Washington each finished with identical 2-1 records in their pool, but Federal lost out on a tiebreaker to the latter two teams. Federal needed to score 12 runs and win in order to advance. Louisiana scored four times in the sixth but their rally fell short after reliever Josh Barron ended the game with a strikeout and flyout.
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By LISA TEDRICK PREJEAN | July 25, 2008
Every year or two, we visit my husband's family in Louisiana. Each time we go, I've suggested that we tour a Southern plantation. In previous years, that would have meant finding a baby-sitter. Because our children are 9 and 13 now, they were old enough to appreciate the tales our tour guide shared about the antebellum (pre-Civil War) South. Traditions, history and unfamiliar customs seemed to play out before our eyes as we moved from room to room in the Houmas House Plantation.
NEWS
By JANET HEIM | December 3, 2007
SAINT JAMES When the Rev. Todd FitzGerald applied for the job of chaplain at Saint James School, the Louisiana native admits he was unfamiliar with the concept of an Episcopalian boarding school. In the three years he's been at Saint James, Father FitzGerald, as he's known to the students, has grown to love the school and Washington County. "We never thought in a million years God would lead us to Maryland, let alone a boarding school. This certainly feels like a wonderful blessing to be here," FitzGerald said.
NEWS
by DARCY SHULL | September 26, 2006
When Willie Stark, mayor of a small town in Louisiana, decides to run for governor, he is, at first, the ideal leader for his people. His passionate speeches about improvement and new beginnings are exactly what the residents of rural Louisiana want to hear. Thus, Willie Stark is elected governor of Louisiana. He starts off with great success, although the city folks aren't at all happy with him. And as he gains more and more political power, Willie starts to make numerous promises that he can't keep.
NEWS
August 6, 2006
A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. for Briggs Haugh, a Waynesboro, Pa., native who died July 27 when a plane he was flying crashed in Louisiana. The service will be held at World Harvest Outreach, 1090 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg, across from Arby's. The public is invited. Haugh, 24, who was living in Longview, Texas, graduated from Heritage Academy in Washington County.
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