Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: HeraldMail HomeCollectionsNew Year S Day
IN THE NEWS

New Year S Day

NEWS
December 23, 2012
The Washington County Commission on Aging offers noon lunches to anyone 60 years and older at six locations - Smithsburg, Keedysville, Williamsport and three in Hagerstown. Smithsburg, Keedysville and Williamsport are open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Potomac Towers Walnut Towers and Francis Murphy are open Monday through Friday. The hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the days they are open. The agency requires that you call by 11:30 a.m. to give them a two-working-days reservation notice.
Advertisement
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | January 2, 2012
“Really quiet and uneventful for the most part” is how the Washington County Sheriff's Office activity report described the New Year's weekend. Hagerstown Police responded to reports of fights and the sheriff's office made a handful of arrests for driving under the influence, but area law enforcement agencies reported no major incidents. The New Year's celebration included numerous traffic stops and noise complaints, according to Lt. Mark Knight of the sheriff's office. One arrest for driving while intoxicated occurred New Year's Eve and three more were made New Year's Day, the report said.
NEWS
December 23, 2012
Washington County Government offices: In observance of Christmas, county government will be closed today and Tuesday. County government offices also will be closed on New Year's Eve, Monday, Dec. 31, and New Year's Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1. Transit: All service will be halted  at 4 p.m. today and will remain closed Christmas Day. All service is to stop at 7 p.m. on New Year's Eve and will remain closed Tuesday, Jan. 1....
NEWS
December 26, 2011
First Day Hikes are scheduled Sunday, Jan. 1, at state parks in Maryland. Greenbrier State Park and Fort Frederick State Park in Washington County are two of the many parks in the state participating. A “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” hike around the lake is planned at 1 p.m. at Greenbrier State Park. The 1.5-mile hike is for all ages. For more information, call Greenbrier State Park at 301-791-4767. Dogs on a leash are welcomed. Greenbrier State Park is at 21843 National Pike (U.S.
NEWS
Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | December 21, 2011
Robert and Shirley Harsh of Williamsport recently donated about 1,000 pounds of ground beef to the Williamsport Food Bank. The Williamsport Order of Red Men Tribe 84 and Williamsport Lions Club each paid $225 for the processing of the meat. The ground beef filled two upright freezers at the food bank. Free Christmas Day dinner at Rehoboth The Shepherd's Table at Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St., will serve its sixth annual Christmas dinner Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The holiday dinner will be a traditional meal of ham, turkey and all the trimmings.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | January 1, 2011
Slow-cooked pork and sauerkraut, a New Year’s Day traditional meal in Stephanie Baker’s family, quickly has become a successful fundraising draw for the youth group at Calvary Temple in Williamsport. “We’re always looking for good fundraisers and this was a really good one last year,” youth group leader Stephanie Baker said as a steady stream of people arrived Saturday at the church for the second year of the fundraising dinner. The inaugural event last year attracted close to 150 people, according to worship leader Lisa Harrell, who collected money as people arrived for the dinner.
NEWS
Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | December 25, 2012
The community is invited to the annual Polar Bear Plunge, beginning at noon on New Year's Day at River Bottom Park. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Washington County. Registration can be done online at www.hsw cmd.org until Friday, or by contacting the shelter at 301-733-2060. Participants can also sign up at the event on New Year's Day. Spectators are welcome. Leo Club completes first service project The newly formed Leo Club at Springfield Middle School completed its first community service project.
EDUCATION
August 30, 2011
Aug. 24 - School begins for students Sept. 5 - Labor Day holiday Oct. 3-5 - High school testing Oct. 7 - Early dismissal     Oct. 21 - Association day, no school for students Oct. 28 - Early dismissal Oct. 31 - Professional development, no school for students Nov. 1 - Professional development, no school for students      Nov. 24-25 - ...
NEWS
Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | December 23, 2012
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will hold its annual raffle fundraiser with total prizes valued at more than $13,000. Prizes include a $5,000 shopping spree at R. Bruce Carson Jewelers, $500 in cash, trips, works of art and other prizes.  Twelve prizes will be awarded at a drawing Thursday, March 21, during the museum's annual membership meeting. It is not necessary to be present to win. Tickets cost one for $10; three for $25; five for $40; and 10 for $75. Tickets are available through the museum's website at www.wcmfa.org and at the museum.    Lions Club Since the Hagerstown Lions Club's regular meeting days fall on Christmas Day and New Year's Day, its next scheduled luncheon meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 8. The guest speaker will be Hagerstown Regional Airport Director Phil Ridenour, who will give an update on airport activities.
The Herald-Mail Articles
|