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NEWS
August 8, 2000
County seeking playground grants By SCOTT BUTKI / Staff Writer Washington County is going to compete with other Maryland counties for grants that will help make playground equipment accessible to everyone. If successful, the county will receive at least a $37,500 grant for a more accessible playground. The County Commissioners Tuesday approved a request to pursue the grant. The Governor's Office on Individuals with Disabilities and two private groups, Boundless Playgrounds Inc., and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, have announced a $1.75 million partnership to improve 10 playgrounds in Maryland.
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NEWS
June 18, 2007
The following received awards on Saturday at the fifth annual Fishin' Frenzy at Pangborn Park in Hagerstown. The event was sponsored by MIHI. · Largest fish - Henertie Banzhoff of Williamsport, 4.12-pound carp · Smallest fish - Tyler Shubert of Hagerstown, 3 1/2-inch sunfish · Largest trout - Matt Kline of Hagerstown, 1.1 pounds · Largest weight of five trout caught - Matt Kline of Hagerstown, 4.3 pounds ...
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by MARLO BARNHART | May 6, 2003
marlob@herald-mail.com Perhaps Hagerstown Mayor William Breichner said it best Monday night as he and his wife, Gann, attended a progressive dinner/fund-raiser for an accessible Habitat for Humanity home. "This combines an enjoyable evening with a good cause," Breichner said as he and more than 100 others partook of the first course of hors d'oeuvres at The Maryland Theatre. Entertainment at the theater was provided by KoKo Blue, followed by a gourmet dinner at the patron's choice of either The Rhubarb House or Roccoco's.
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By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com | June 18, 2011
Like modern-day cavemen, Josh and Jeremiah Clemmer set out early Saturday morning, snagged dinner and set off for home. But not without the conventions and amusements of the contemporary fishing tournament. The Clemmer boys were among nearly 400 people gathered Saturday for MIHI's ninth annual Fishin' Frenzy at Pangborn Park. "They're gonna have trout for dinner. Probably fileted and broiled," said Dave Zook, 68, of Hagerstown. Zook had accompanied Josh, Jeremiah and their mother, Pam Clemmer, 42, to the event.
NEWS
September 13, 2000
County briefs 9/12 The Washington County Commissioners Tuesday presented a certificate of merit to Norman Bassett, administrator of Washington County's Office on Disability Issues, for completing a continuing education program. He received the Training Generalist certification from Ontario, Canada-based Langevin Learning Services Inc., after attending classes in the Washington D.C. area., he said. The certificate was given to Bassett by Commissioners President Gregory I. Snook.
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Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | March 9, 2011
The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross will celebrate Red Cross Month with an event Friday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Valley Mall. The Red Cross will distribute information, provide blood pressure screenings and give demonstrations of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR.) The CPR demonstrations will be held every 45 minutes in the Food Court area near King's Jewelers. For more information, call 301-582-0700. Basket bingo MiHi (Many Individuals Helping Individuals)
NEWS
December 2, 2002
Trouble on the Potomac To the editor: A letter written by J. Charles Fox, director of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, details illegal activity that has gone unchecked on and along the banks of the Potomac River. My neighbors who live on the West Virginia bank of the Potomac in Falling Waters have named our area "no man's land. " We have all found that any illegal activity that occurs on the Maryland-owned Potomac River can continue as long as the Maryland police, West Virginia police, and Maryland Department of Natural Resources can pass the buck, because at some point the perpetrators entered or exited in a neighboring state.
NEWS
August 3, 2006
The Washington County Commission on Aging and MIHI's Senior Enriched Program will offer a series of presentations in August. Some topics are educational and some are entertaining. All presentations take place from 10 to 11 a.m. at Otterbein United Methodist Church, 108 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Tuesday, Aug. 8 - "Four Days in October" a Civil War slide show with the Rev. John Schlidt. Thursday, Aug. 10 - "Roads to Gettysburg and River Crossing to Williamsport," a Civil War slide show with the Rev. John Schlidt.
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