February 6, 2007
ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - Dignitaries, militiamen, musicians and citizens will come together at the state's first capital March 25 for festivities marking the 373rd anniversary of Maryland's founding. Historic St. Mary's City invites visitors to celebrate Maryland's founding March 25 by enjoying free admission to museum exhibits. Pomp, pageantry and music will embellish the official program, which begins at 1:30 p.m. in Town Center. Beginning at 10 a.m., kite flyers are invited to employ March winds and the open grounds surrounding Town Center to launch their favorite sail.
April 10, 2006
Students and staff at Pleasant Valley Elementary School celebrated Maryland Day on Friday, March 24, with many activities focused on the state and designed to develop the school curriculum. In the morning, students in Jenny Poling's class read directions for baking Black-Eyed Susan (the state flower) cookies. Legislative aide Lisa Baugher told students about some of the events that occur in the Maryland General Assembly. In the afternoon, students read Maryland literature from the school library, wrote poems and stories about Maryland and constructed a tissue craft about the Chesapeake Bay. Students from both Lindsay Weaver's and Poling's classes agreed to taste the cookies baked in the morning.
March 25, 2006
Bird-watching hike The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will host a field trip to the Nature Conservancy's Altoona Marsh in Jefferson County, W.Va. Today, meet at 8 a.m. in the Martin's Food Market parking lot off U.S. 340 on the east side of Charles Town, W.Va. Call Patsy Hunter at 304-725-3936 or send e-mail to email@example.com . Bring binoculars and field guides. Fly tying workshop Fly-fishing expert Sterling Buzzell will lead a "make and take" fly-tying workshop.
December 11, 2000
Calendar Movies Opening this week HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> "Dude, Where's My Car?" (PG-13) - After a night of intense partying, a pair of friends wake up and don't remember where they parked their car. When they try to find it, the pieces of the previous night's story start falling into place. Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner, Kristy Swanson and Marla Sokoloff star. HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> "The Emperor's New Groove" (G) - An arrogant, young Emperor Kuzco is transformed into a llama by his power-hungry advisor, the devious Yzma.
June 17, 1997
By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer Joe Harp would have hated this story. Newsmen aren't news or at least they shouldn't be, he once said. But when Joseph Moody Harp died early Tuesday at the age of 89, it was news - a recognition of nearly 60 years of journalistic excellence and public service to the Hagerstown community he loved. Harp had spent the last years of his life at Homewood of Williamsport, slowly fading away with the ravages of Alzheimer's. He died at Washington County Hospital.