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September 21, 2009
Twin poles of GOP opposition could harm health care reform To the editor: Here are two quotes that tell you most of what you need to know about the twin poles of Republican opposition to health care reform. "If you don't (stop Medicare) and I don't do it, one of these days you and I are going to spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it once was like in America when men were free. " - Ronald Reagan, 1961 "If we're able to stop Obama on this, it will be his Waterloo.
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NEWS
September 28, 1998
Washington County Health Department's Flu and Immunization Clinics for adults will be offered at: Elks Club Lodge No. 378, 11603 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 3 to 7 p.m. Elks Club Lodge No. 378, 11603 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road (Md. 67), Brownsville, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 3 to 7 p.m. Williamsport American Legion, 400 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Thursday, Oct. 15, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Morris Frock American Legion, 405 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Potomac Street Community Health Center, 239 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sumans Community Center, Sumans Avenue, Hagerstown, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Smithsburg Fire Hall, 22 N. Main St., Smithsburg, Monday, Oct. 26, 3 to 7 p.m. Eagle's Club, 18 N. Locust St., Hagerstown, Thursday, Oct. 29, 3 to 7 p.m. Boonsboro American Legion, 710 N. Main St., Boonsboro, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hancock Community Center, 26 W. High St., Hancock, Friday, Nov. 13, 3 to 6 p.m. St. John's United Church of Christ, Cumberland Street, Clear Spring, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Shots are for those ages 18 and older.
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by ANDREA ROWLAND | August 2, 2004
andrear@herald-mail.com HALFWAY - Sam Clingan weighed 505 pounds the day of his gastric bypass surgery. His blood pressure was spiking, his legs seeping fluid, and his joints were straining under the body weight that Clingan called the result of an increasingly sedentary lifestyle. "I used to be a be strong, muscular guy," said Clingan, 54, of Halfway. But a full-time desk job, taste for breads and fried foods, and distaste for exercise, caught up with him over the course of two decades.
NEWS
July 23, 2009
"I'm calling in reply to the Smithsburg area caller who complained about the trail at Veterans Park. One, the trail is one mile long, and two, the equipment installed along the five points in the trail is not playground equipment, but exercise stations, designed to help achieve the fitness and well-being of the many users who walk, jog or bike the trail. " - Smithsburg "This is concerning the Mail Call from Sharpsburg. My parents recently had to start paying for their Medicare and now they are taking three months of their Medicare out and there is no way that they can live off of $500 for the next two months.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 27, 2013
The Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioners will tour nursing homes operated by Transitions Healthcare LLC and Mid-Atlantic Health Care Acquisitions LLC as they decide whether to accept one of the firm's proposals to buy Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. On Tuesday, the three commissioners chose the two companies as finalists from 10 proposals submitted to buy the county-owned skilled nursing center on Franklin Farm Lane. Officials said the sale price is expected to be between $10 million and $11.6 million.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | March 2, 2005
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.VA. - The Berkeley County Commission tried to act as a conciliatory go-between Tuesday for at-odds volunteer EMS providers and the county's administrative Emergency Ambulance Authority. Scattered applause came at the end of the nearly hour-long meeting, when Commissioner Howard Strauss pledged to try to strengthen the relationship. "Whatever it will take for us to work better together, I'd like to see (it)," Strauss said.
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