May 19, 2013
Craig to make June 3 announcement For months, speculation has been rife that Republican David R. Craig, the Harford County executive, would make a run for governor in 2014. Supporters will have to wait until June 3 to find out, said Josh Wolf, political director for Craig. Wolf said Craig will make an announcement at his house that day. That's the same day Craig is scheduled to be in Hagerstown “for an important discussion regarding the future of Maryland.” The Hagerstown event will take place at 7 p.m. at Bulls & Bears restaurant at 38 S. Potomac St. in downtown Hagerstown.
April 27, 2013
Memory Cafe Lunch will be held at noon Thursday, May 23, at Always Rons, 29 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Memory Cafe is a safe and relaxed place where people with dementia, their families and friends, and health and social care professionals come together for a unique blend of education and support. It is a forum where people can share experiences and talk about dementia. Anyone affected by dementia is welcome to attend. Memory Cafe Lunch meets once a month at varying locations.
April 21, 2013
On April 9, the middle and high school students at Broadfording Christian Academy were treated to an international lunch. Students had the option of trying several foods that are commonly prepared and eaten in the Chinese and South Korean cultures. The luncheon was part of the ongoing international student exchange program at the school.
April 17, 2013
Smithsburg Emergency Medical Service provided lunch to the staff at the Washington County 911 Center as a token of appreciation for National Public Safety Telecommunications Week on Wednesday, but workers had no time to relax. Dispatchers grabbed food, went back to their desks and continued working as they ate. Washington County Emergency Communications Center Assistant Supervisor Tina Bowers described a lunch in the call center room as “one of the best things” the staff could get. “There are a lot of times during the day we get busy, and people don't even have time to step out and go to the bathroom, much less eat,” Bowers said.
February 21, 2013
Hagerstown Mayor David S. Gysberts joined Lori Balog's fifth-grade students at St. Mary Catholic School for lunch Feb. 12. After lunch, fifth-graders Sofia Corsi and Del Carden gave Gysberts a tour of St. Mary School and presented him with a thank-you banner, made by their class, to thank the city of Hagerstown for all they do. They also gave the mayor a bag of mementoes from the Hagerstown school.
February 18, 2013
The South Hagerstown High School Alumni Association will award three scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to this year's graduating class. Students can pick up applications in the cafeteria Wednesday and Thursday during lunch period. Alumni representatives will be on hand to answer questions. Bargain sale The Women's Club, at 31 S. Prospect St., will hold its spring bargain sale Friday, March 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to noon.
February 14, 2013
A surprise 50th anniversary celebration was held for Susan and Dick Lohman on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at the Hagerstown Church of the Nazarene with family and friends in attendance. The Lohmans were married on Dec. 29, 1962, at Zion Reformed United Church of Christ in Hagerstown by the Rev. Arthur Grove. The celebration lunch was hosted by their family, Brenda Lohman, Rich Lohman and his wife, Debbie, and grandchildren, Randy and Bethany. The Lohmans also celebrated their anniversary with a vacation in Myrtle Beach, S.C., with the entire family.
February 11, 2013
During each Wednesday in Lent, Christ's Reformed Church will offer a short midday lunch and service in its auditorium from 12:15 to 1 p.m. Attendees will share a light lunch, then hear lessons from pastor and author Tim Keller from his DVD series, “The Gospel in Life.” The topics will be: Wednesday - “Heart: Three Ways to Live” Wednesday, Feb. 20 - “Idolatry: the Sin Beneath the Sin” Wednesday, Feb. 27 - “Community: the...
January 20, 2013
It is a local chapter of Business Network International, or BNI, whose mission is to help members increase their business through a structured, positive and professional word-of-mouth referral program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with local business professionals. The revenue generated by the chapter members as a direct result of referrals is tracked each week. When a member is successful in doing business with a referral he or she received from another member, an anonymous “thank-you” card is turned in stating the name of the person who gave the referral and the dollar amount of the business generated.
January 1, 2013
Some public school students across the country have been vocal about their disapproval of the new federal school lunch program, but the problem may go beyond taste with many Maryland students reporting that they leave the cafeteria still hungry, a Capital News Service survey found. Nearly 90 percent of Maryland public school students responding to a CNS survey said they are sometimes or always left unfulfilled by their school lunch. This follows a national trend that has become publicized since the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was implemented nationwide this year.