November 14, 1999
By DON AINES / Staff Writer, Chambersburg MONT ALTO, Pa. - A memorial to veterans was dedicated Sunday afternoon in Mont Alto Park, more than half a century after another war memorial disappeared. About 100 Mont Alto residents, veterans and guests attended the ceremony for the stone marker honoring all veterans from this community of 1,500. It includes a piece of a memorial dedicated in 1922 to honor veterans of World War I, according to borough Councilman Douglas Duffey.
May 28, 2002
Stop smoking sessions set RANSON, W.Va. - A seven-week smoking cessation program will begin Tuesday, June 4, from 7 to 8 p.m., in the third floor classroom of Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The American Lung Association developed the program. Participants will learn the tools required to quit smoking. The cost of the class is $35. For information or to register, call Val Penick in the Education Department at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, 1-304-728-1693. Learn about MS online The National Multiple Sclerosis Society presents "MS Learn Online," a quarterly interactive educational program on multiple sclerosis.
May 16, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- Before Alonso Jimenez went to Children's Village of Washington County, his family hadn't thought much about fire safety. Their home had two smoke detectors. No one considered whether they worked or not. Thankfully, Alonso does his homework. Children's Village of Washington County is a nonprofit life safety education center. All second-grade classes in Washington County Public Schools visit the center for a day of learning about fire, traffic, water, pedestrian and other personal safety skills from uniformed firefighters and police officers.
October 28, 2002
Parents invited to preview safety courses FREDERICK, Md. -Parents are invited to preview the Frederick County Public Schools' third-grade Personal Body Safety curriculum at the FCPS Staff Development Center, 7630 Hayward Road, Frederick, Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The sessions cover the same material. For information, call FCPS Elementary Physical Education and Health Curriculum Specialist Jeannie Schulze, 1-301-696-6918. Clear Spring SAP to present program On Nov. 13, the Clear Spring High School Student Assistant Program (SAP)
December 3, 2007
Children's Village seeks safe holidays To the editor: Each holiday season we are reminded of ways to keep safe. Reminders include fire prevention and safety tips, as well as personal safety information. How fortunate that Washington County has a life-safety education program that provides this valuable information and more to area children not just a holiday time but throughout the year as well. For 17 years, Children's Village of Washington County, a non-profit organization, has provided free life-safety education to all second-grade students in the county.
March 4, 2007
Editor's note: Each week, The Herald-Mail invites readers to answer poll questions on its Web site, www.herald-mail.com . Readers also may submit comments about the poll question when voting. Each Sunday, a sampling of edited reader comments will run in The Herald-Mail. Last week's poll question was: Do you monitor your child's online use? "You better believe I do! I have accounts online in the same places my child does (we both have blogs and e-mail accounts)
January 9, 1997
Maybe a dozen years ago, a sheriff's deputy in a rural county refused to give me the report on a woman who had been murdered by her husband. The murder, he said, wasn't a crime for public consumption, but a private, "domestic situation. " The implication was chillingly clear. The public, and even the police, had little or no business interfering in the relations between a man and his woman. Sometimes there were bound to be problems and some of the solutions to these problems were less desirable than others.
November 19, 2009
Maryland Clear Spring 12323 Big Spring Road, Clear Spring 240-520-0142 Bingo --Â Monday, 10:45 a.m. Thanksgiving Day trivia --Â Tuesday, 10:45 a.m. Joyful melodies sing-a-long --Â Wednesday, 10:45 a.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day --Â Thursday Closed day after Thanksgiving --Â Friday Francis Murphy 20014 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown 240-313-9300, ext. 154 Lunch served Monday,...