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July 24, 2006
Recher-Brown Gary and Mary Anne Recher of Smithsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Recher, to Corey Brown, son of Steve and Donna Brown of Smithsburg. Ms. Recher is a 2003 graduate of Smithsburg High School and is pursuing a bachelor's degree in biology at Mount St. Mary's University with plans to continue her education toward a doctorate degree in physical therapy. She is employed as a physical therapy technician at Homewood at Williamsport Retirement Center.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | May 17, 2010
MONT ALTO, Pa. -- Waynesboro Area Middle School seventh-graders are swapping their regular classrooms this week for the ones at Penn State Mont Alto, where they are learning about things like physical therapy, the human body and physics. They're also getting a taste of college life by eating in the campus cafe and touring the dorms. "It's awesome," Jared Weisbrod said of the experience. The annual field trips are sponsored by the Waynesboro Area Business, Education and Community Foundation.
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By CHRIS CARTER | June 21, 2008
MONT ALTO, PA. - For some students, the third annual MedCamp at Penn State Mont Alto helped solidify their career choices. Other students are more uncertain than ever. "I came here wanting to be a physical therapist," said Nikki Kauffman, 14, of Waynesboro, Pa. "Now, I'm not sure what I want to do. " Not because she doesn't want a career in health care. She was exposed to so many different medical jobs that it's hard to pick only one. "These are kids that have expressed interest in some kind of health-care career.
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By CHRIS CARTER | June 20, 2008
MONT ALTO, PA. -- For some students, the third annual MedCamp at Penn State Mont Alto helped solidify their career choices. Other students are more uncertain than ever. "I came here wanting to be a physical therapist," said Nikki Kauffman, 14, of Waynesboro, Pa. "Now, I'm not sure what I want to do. " Not because she doesn't want a career in health care. She was exposed to so many different medical jobs that it's hard to pick only one. "These are kids that have expressed interest in some kind of health-care career.
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November 8, 1999
Avalon Manor Health Care Center will host a Professional Open House on Thursday, Nov. 11, from 3 to 6 p.m. Physicians and health care professionals are invited to see first hand the special programs and services available at Avalon Manor. The latest technology in health care, such as computer software that monitors resident care, state-of-the-art specialty beds and mattresses and osteoporosis screening equipment, will be on display. Tours of the facility, door prizes and refreshments will be provided.
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August 7, 2008
SMITHSBURG -- Smithsburg Councilman Jerome Martin was scheduled to begin physical therapy Thursday for injuries he sustained Monday in a fall from a roof, his wife Terri Callamari said. Martin underwent surgery on his wrists Wednesday, which went "very well," Callamari said. Martin, 60,  was on the job Monday when he fell from a roof and broke both wrists, his collarbone, a vertebrae in his neck and some of his ribs, family members said. He was described as stable Thursday morning at Washington County Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.
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May 12, 2013
Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute is celebrating the opening of its Neuro-Ortho Walk-In Clinic, Parkway NOW, on Thursday, May 30, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 13 Western Maryland Parkway, Suite 106, in Hagerstown. Open house guests may partake of refreshments, tour the facility and receive giveaways. Parents, athletes and coaches will have the opportunity to learn about ImPact testing, concussions, and upcoming seminars and workshops from the institute's physicians, who are trained in sports medicine.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | July 18, 2009
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- When Girls Scouts "didn't work out" for Dani Young, she joined 4-H. Now, after eight years of being a member and exhibiting dairy, swine and home arts, the 16-year-old Greencastle, Pa., girl is Miss Washington County Farm Bureau. Young was crowned Saturday at the Washington County Ag Expo & Fair by Brenna House of Hagerstown, who held the title the past year. Young was the lone contestant in this year's pageant. While not a resident of Washington County, the incoming James Buchanan High School senior qualified to hold the title because her parents, Chris and Lori Young, are members of the county's farm bureau.
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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | May 3, 2008
MONT ALTO, Pa.-- Penn State Mont Alto gave area children a healthy dose of education and exercise Saturday during its second annual Pediatric Health Fair. Hosted by the nursing, physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT) and forestry departments of the university, the fair used games, mazes and more to show children and parents unique ways to live healthy and active lives. Dr. Linda Carl, nursing instructor and faculty sponsor for the event, said everyone learns at the fair.
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