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February 10, 2005
Thursday, Feb. 10 10:15 p.m. on TCM "Philadelphia" TCM's annual "31 Days of Oscar" continues with this 1993 movie that brought Tom Hanks his first best-actor award; Bruce Springsteen won for best original song, "Streets of Philadelphia. "
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January 30, 2009
1937-JAN. 27, 2009 PHILADELPHIA - Stanley Lyle Davis, on Jan. 27, 2009, a resident of Philadelphia, Pa. and a native of Hagerstown, Md., passed after a long-term illness. He is survived by his children, Stanley Jr., Mark and Bayard; a former wife, Judy Green; his sisters, Bishop Bette E. Funn (Charles) and Mrs. Beverly Miles (O'Connell); and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and relatives. The viewing and funeral will take place Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at Wharton Wesley United Methodist Church, 54th and Catherine streets, Philadelphia, PA 19143, with the viewing from 9 to 10 a.m. and the funeral commencing thereafter.
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By DON AINES | March 7, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Police in Philadelphia Thursday apprehended Juan R. Johnson, wanted by the Chambersburg Police Department in the Feb. 1 shooting death of Gregory Street. "We were notified at about midmorning that he was in custody in Philadelphia," said Chambersburg Detective Sgt. Dianne Kelso, who added that authorities in Philadelphia did not tell police here under what circumstances Johnson was caught. Two borough detectives left Chambersburg for Philadelphia about noon, she said.
OBITUARIES
July 9, 2011
Lula M. Harris, 98, formerly of Chambersburg, Pa., died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at Clivedent Nursing Home in Philadelphia. A viewing will be Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Kings Apostle Holiness Church, Hagerstown. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center.
NEWS
March 4, 2009
Correction Due to a source's error, an obituary in Monday's Herald-Mail for Samuel Robert Fowler Jr., who died March 1, 2009, at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Philadelphia, omitted information and gave some incorrect information. He also is survived by two stepchildren, Donald Spurgeon of Hagerstown and Theresa Spurgeon of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
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By JACK HILL III/Staff Correspondent | November 14, 2009
The Hagerstown Community College women's basketball team received a forfeit win against the Community College of Philadelphia in the second game of the first day of the Hagerstown Classic on Saturday night at the HCC athletic complex. Since Philadelphia will not be coming to Hagerstown this weekend, Frederick will get a forfeit win over Philadelphia today in the final day of the mixer. HCC's scheduled 3 p.m. game today against Delaware Tech has been moved to 1 p.m. "It's great to go to 4-1," HCC coach Marlys Palmer said.
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February 19, 2009
SEPT. 25, 1921-FEB. 13, 2009 McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - William F. C. Frey, 87, of McConnellsburg, died Feb. 13, 2009, at his home. Born Sept. 25, 1921, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late William H. and Pauline K. Sautter Frey. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion N. Frey, whom he married July 3, 1948. He was a 1939 graduate of Northeast High School, Philadelphia. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1951, with a B.A. degree. He served in the Army Air Force.
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March 8, 2009
Anthony V. Klimas, 89 SEPT. 20, 1919-MARCH 6, 2009 ANTRIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Anthony V. Klimas, 89, of Antrim Township, died Friday, March 6, 2009, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital. Born Sept. 20, 1919, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Walter and Anna Glabus Klimas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth B. Klimas, in 2006. They were married June 15, 1941. He was a school bus driver for the Rose Tree School District in Media, Pa. and a truck driver for the former Horn and Hardart in Philadelphia.
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March 2, 2009
OCT. 11, 1925-FEB. 27, 2009 PHILADELPHIA - Bernice Anna Burrell, 83, of Philadelphia, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009. Born Oct. 11, 1925, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Anna Mae Cook. After her mother's early death, she was raised by her grandparents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Cook. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Burrell. She graduated from Sumner Ramer School in Martinsburg and attended Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts | October 19, 2012
Special to The Herald-Mail The Washington County Museum of Fine Art's important oil painting by Thomas Birch (1779 to 1851), titled "The Shipwreck," 1837, plays a pivotal role in an important exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The show opened Saturday, Sept. 22, and continues through Sunday, Dec. 16. The exhibition, "Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and 'The Life Line,'" focuses on Homer's painting, "The Life Line," and explores the making and meaning of images of rescue.
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NEWS
July 12, 2012
The Maryland Comptroller's Office and Maryland State Police from the Hagerstown barrack stopped two vehicles earlier this week that authorities allege were carrying 26,000 packs of contraband cigarettes worth $154,000 across state lines, law enforcement officials said. The traffic stops resulted in charges against a Philadelphia man and three men who live in New York, according to a comptrollers office news release. Mohammad T. Issa, of College Point, N.Y., was charged with one count of transportation and possession of contraband cigarettes in the State of Maryland.
NEWS
September 29, 2011
Hagerstown Community College's Continuing Education and Community Services Division is offering a one-day trip to Philadelphia on Friday, Oct. 7. Tour participants will visit the National Constitution Center, Singers Hall, Independence Hall and other sites. En route, the importance of the American Revolution will be discussed. The cost is $96, which includes fully equipped motor coach transportation/gratuity and all entrance/tour fees. The group will depart from Valley Mall.
OBITUARIES
July 9, 2011
Lula M. Harris, 98, formerly of Chambersburg, Pa., died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at Clivedent Nursing Home in Philadelphia. A viewing will be Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Kings Apostle Holiness Church, Hagerstown. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center.
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September 19, 2010
Erin Kittel of Hagerstown successfully auditioned into Philadelphia Sinfonia Youth Orchestra in May. She joined 100 musicians in the award-winning orchestra. She is a 2008 Smithsburg High School graduate. She will perform with the ensemble on bass trombone throughout the 2010-11 concert season and is eligible to return in subsequent years. Repertoire for this season includes works by Beethoven, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn and Mahler. Erin is a trombone student at Philadelphia's University of the Arts.
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By JACK HILL III/Staff Correspondent | November 14, 2009
The Hagerstown Community College women's basketball team received a forfeit win against the Community College of Philadelphia in the second game of the first day of the Hagerstown Classic on Saturday night at the HCC athletic complex. Since Philadelphia will not be coming to Hagerstown this weekend, Frederick will get a forfeit win over Philadelphia today in the final day of the mixer. HCC's scheduled 3 p.m. game today against Delaware Tech has been moved to 1 p.m. "It's great to go to 4-1," HCC coach Marlys Palmer said.
NEWS
March 23, 2009
JUNE 10, 1930-MARCH 21, 2009 FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - William Paul McFadden, 78, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at his home. Born June 10, 1930, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late James and Elizabeth Kelly McFadden. He was a 1948 graduate of Northeast Catholic High School for Boys in Philadelphia. He was an international representative for the Graphic Communications International Union, retiring in 1992. He served with the U.S. Navy Seabees during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Orrtanna, Pa., and a former member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Chambersburg.
NEWS
March 8, 2009
Anthony V. Klimas, 89 SEPT. 20, 1919-MARCH 6, 2009 ANTRIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Anthony V. Klimas, 89, of Antrim Township, died Friday, March 6, 2009, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital. Born Sept. 20, 1919, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Walter and Anna Glabus Klimas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth B. Klimas, in 2006. They were married June 15, 1941. He was a school bus driver for the Rose Tree School District in Media, Pa. and a truck driver for the former Horn and Hardart in Philadelphia.
NEWS
March 4, 2009
Correction Due to a source's error, an obituary in Monday's Herald-Mail for Samuel Robert Fowler Jr., who died March 1, 2009, at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Philadelphia, omitted information and gave some incorrect information. He also is survived by two stepchildren, Donald Spurgeon of Hagerstown and Theresa Spurgeon of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
NEWS
March 2, 2009
OCT. 11, 1925-FEB. 27, 2009 PHILADELPHIA - Bernice Anna Burrell, 83, of Philadelphia, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009. Born Oct. 11, 1925, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Anna Mae Cook. After her mother's early death, she was raised by her grandparents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Cook. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Burrell. She graduated from Sumner Ramer School in Martinsburg and attended Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
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