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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.
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Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | February 7, 2011
On Jan. 30, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts held its annual raffle drawing, selecting 11 winners from more than 2,000 ticket entries.   More than $16,000 was raised to support the museum’s annual operating programs. The museum wants to thank everyone who bought and sold tickets, and the sponsors who made the raffle a success. Special thanks to Dale Stein, this year’s chairperson, for coordinating and organizing the raffle.   The top-selling raffle ticket seller was Teresa Barr, earning a certificate for one night’s stay at the Antrim 1844 in Taneytown, Md. The raffle winners are: Maurice Johnston  — R. Bruce Carson Jewelers: $5,000 shopping spree Louise Abdullah — Philip Koch oil painting “Beneath the Pine,” valued at $3,800 Susan McCarde — Cape Cod vacation: one week at Rooster Cottage valued at $1,200 Elaine Raphael  — Robert E. Parilla Center for the Performing Arts: two tickets to three guest series performances valued at $210 Jody Long — Bavarian Inn: Sunday brunch for four valued at $100 Gary Bockrath — Spicher’s Appliances: $100 gift certificate Karen Spessard — Garden Smiths: personal landscape consultation valued at $100 Elizabeth Creech — Bast Furniture of Boonsboro: $100 gift certificate Freddie Erath —Taj India Restaurant: $75 gift certificate Boletta Dietz — Panera Bread certificate:...
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By STACI CLIPP / 301-991-4103 | 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...
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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.
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February 22, 2013
St. John's Episcopal Church , organ recital by Mark King, featuring classical, jazz and opera music at 7 p.m. Sunday. Free. Call 301-733-2560, ext. 108.
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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 cw150@hagerstownmd.org and specify the time you wish to participate and the number in your group.
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | 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.
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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.
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October 1, 2005
Presbyterian Meeting House, Shepherdstown, W.Va., the congregation's homegrown talent will present music and poetry in A Recital for Peace, Saturday at 7 p.m. Free. The offering will be donated to support peacemaking initiatives, programs and projects supported by the Presbyterian Church, USA and Shenandoah Women's Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Antietam Church of God, 4005 Harpers Ferry Road, Down Home Gospel Singers will sing at 9:30 a.m. this Sunday. Trinity Lutheran Church, North Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, guest artist Julie Vidrick Evans will present an organ recital this Sunday at 4 p.m. Evans, who is organist at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church in Bethesda, Md., will perform works of Dupre, Handel, Bach, Weaver, Shearing and Durufle on Trinity's four manual, 58 rank Schantz pipe organ.
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