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August 5, 2006
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A Franklin County, Pa., native was installed in June as pastor of Salem Ridge Mennonite Church. Galen H. Lehman had been serving as the church's interim pastor since June 2005. Born in Chambersburg, Pa., Lehman, 63, grew up on a poultry farm. Ordained in the Mennonite Church in 1969, he moved to Corning, N.Y., through the Mennonite Disaster Service following Hurricane Agnes-related flooding in 1972. There, he started a church, now the Corning Mennonite Fellowship.
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by MARLO BARNHART | June 27, 2003
Starting Sunday, a five-day Life and Liberty Crusade will be held nightly at 7 p.m. under a tent erected at Grace Academy, 13321 Cearfoss Pike west of Hagerstown. Three generations of the Merrill Ministry Team will preach and provide gospel music at all services. A children's crusade will be held on the grounds each night. The event is sponsored by nine area churches which describe themselves as Bible-believing congregations. They include Victory Baptist in Boonsboro; Evangel Baptist in Hagerstown; Child Evangelism Fellowship of Waynesboro, Pa.; Chestnut Grove Bible Church, Keedysville; Kasiesville Bible Church in Mercersburg, Pa.; Greencastle (Pa.)
LIFESTYLE
May 22, 2013
Washington County Free Library announced the winners of the 2013 Easy Picture Book Writing Contest. The contest offers five age divisions: grades two to three; grades four to five; grades six to eight; grades nine to 12; and adults. On May 15, parents and family members gathered at a reception at the Smithsburg Branch Library honoring the winners. First place winners in each category, Arione Heise, Stephanie Vicarte, William Stann Jr., Hannah Grim and Anna Olszewski will have copies of their books placed in the library collection.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | January 19, 2011
The Nora Roberts Foundation is donating $13,000 to Boonsboro High School, with $8,000 going to the band to buy musical instruments and equipment, and $5,000 going to the drama department, school system officials said. The Board of Education voted 7-0 Tuesday night to accept the donation. Several board members expressed gratitude for the foundation's donation as well as its past donations. Donna Brightman said that during her 3 1/2 years as a board member, Roberts has made several donations to the school system.
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by MARLO BARNHART | December 15, 2004
marlob@herald-mail.com WILLIAMSPORT - Lisa Jordan was a student at Potomac Heights Elementary School in Hagerstown when something happened that changed her life forever. "Someone came around with some musical instruments and we got to try to play them," Jordan said. Since that day, music has been a big part of her life. Jordan, the new band director at Williamsport High School, said that early introduction to music set her on the path that this year led to her teaching position at Williamsport.
NEWS
by STACEY DANZUSO | November 14, 2002
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Twenty municipalities gathered Wednesday for the first meeting of the Franklin County Council of Governments with plans to tackle a broad range of regional issues. Franklin County Commissioner Bob Thomas, who was elected chairman of the council, said everyone was pleased with the countywide representation. Wednesday's agenda included a report on the Franklin County Drug Task Force, which each municipality financially supports, a presentation from the county Emergency Management Agency and discussion about a legislative forum this spring.
NEWS
August 28, 2000
Company plans new plant along U.S. 11 By DAVE McMILLION / Staff Writer, Charles Town MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Plans have been filed for a 40,000-square-foot production facility along U.S. 11 south of Martinsburg where lubricants and other products will be manufactured. The facility, to be built on 22 acres across from the Corning Glass Works, will replace a similar production plant that was destroyed in a fire in Winchester, Va., last Dec. 20, according to Pete Duane, president of Chem-Pak, Inc. Since the fire, about four or five manufacturers have been producing products for Chem-Pak, Duane said.
NEWS
By BRYN MICKLE | March 16, 1999
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Dansk is closing its store next month at the Blue Ridge Outlet Center in Martinsburg. The housewares and cooking supplies store has set April 24 as the final day of business at the Martinsburg outlet, according to Dansk representatives. [cont. from news page ] Dansk declined to comment on reasons for the closing or what would happen to the seven employees currently working at the Martinsburg store. The store, which opened in Martinsburg seven years ago, has cut its prices by 30 percent in advance of next month's closing.
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By TRISH RUDDER | April 6, 2007
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. ? The Morgan County Commission on Friday adopted an ordinance to stop excessive residential noise when it becomes a public nuisance. The ordinance, which goes into effect May 1, defines excessive noise levels in excess of 65 decibels occurring between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. The ordinance covers radios, televisions, musical instruments, parties and social events, power tools and equipment, all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles, and domestic animals such as barking dogs.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | August 2, 2004
charlestown@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - People like Lauren Hunley make Berkeley County Youth Fair organizers proud. Hunley was in third grade at Back Creek Valley Elementary School when she decided to join 4-H. Hunley tried various projects, including baking, leaf collecting and animal livestock. And Indian lore. The more Hunley studied Native American culture, the more she liked it. She did projects on Indian headbands, medicine men, horse paintings and musical instruments.
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