May 14, 2010
Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, Pa., Jim Brinson and Mark King will perform an organ recital tonight at 7. Repertoire will include a duet for organ and carillon by Jean Sibelius, as well as works by Charles Ives, Claude Debussy, Robert Elmore, Herbert Howells and Joseph Rheinberger. Program is free and the public is invited to attend. For more information, call 301-733-2560, ext. 108. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 18313 Lappans Road, Boonsboro, a spring yard sale is planned for today, beginning at 8 a.m. at the parish hall with profits going toward the Honduras mission trip that Andrea Perez and Leah Beachley will participate in this summer.
March 30, 1999
By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI / Staff Writer photo: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer Mark B. King's earliest memories are of voices raised in song and the strains of the violin and piano. [cont. from front page ] It was through the influence of his musician parents and grandparents that he developed a love for organ music, and turned that love into a career. As the minister of music and the parish organist for St. John's Episcopal Church at 101 S. Prospect St., King performs regularly for a Hagerstown audience.
January 12, 2009
Hello! Parents, remember, there is a 2 1/2-hour-early dismissal Friday, and no school Jan 19 and 20. My phone is not working, so I'd like to apologize if you have tried to call me. I am trying to get it fixed, so please bear with me. Hagerstown Lions Club Tuesday - Jim Heins, a volunteer with C&O Canal National Historical Park, will be the guest speaker at the Hagerstown Lions Club to talk about "C&O: The Park Which...
November 10, 2012
The public is invited to a Castlewood Busker Organ recital in the Hess Room at Minnich Manor in the Quincy Village Retirement Community on Monday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. Presenter Al Good, a village resident, recently completed building a 20-note hand-cranked organ from a kit He had it shipped from Australia. It has interchangeable perforated paper music rolls similar to a player piano. He will share some of the organ's history, as well as some of the challenges has had to overcome while putting it together.
July 5, 2013
Battle of Hagerstown Tours of Hagerstown will be held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Hagerstown during the Civil War. The 90-minute tours are today at noon, 3 and 6 p.m. and cover about 1 1/2 miles. Meet in front of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Public Square, Hagerstown. Reservations suggested. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 139, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and specify the time you wish to participate and the number in your group.
November 21, 2012
I would like to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving. It is a day to give thanks for our wonderful families, friends and all of the good things in our lives. Santa arrives at Long Meadow Boys and girls, it is that time of year again. Santa Claus is coming to town. He will arrive at the Ashley Furniture Store in Long Meadow Shopping Center Friday at 10 a.m. Lions Club bonus books The North Hagerstown Lions Club is selling Sheetz coupon books for $10 each.
October 25, 2012
1. Harvest celebration Community Harvest Celebration will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. Pastors of eight mountaintop churches in Cascade and Sabillasville, Md., and Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., will host a community harvest celebration. Bluegrass music, a showcase of pies, lemonade and apple cider. Free. Bring nonperishable food or paper products for the food bank. 2. Stick it to them Fall Stamp Expo 2012 will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Chambersburg Recreation Center, 235 S. Third St., Chambersburg, Pa. Sponsored by Cumberland Valley Philatelic Society.
December 4, 2004
Memorial illumination The 16th annual ceremony honors fallen soldiers. Today, 6 p.m. Antietam National Battlefield. Enter at Md. 34 (Shepherdstown Pike) only. Free; donations accepted. Driving tour participants are asked to continue along the route without stopping and to use parking lights only, no headlights. Cover headlights with dark construction paper, if necessary. In case of heavy rain or snow or winds stronger than 20 mph, the event will be delayed until Saturday, Dec. 11. To check on weather-related cancellation, call 301-432-5124.