February 6, 2013
Photo slugged “Pack 66” in Neighbors folder Cub Scout Pack 66 from First Christian Church in Hagerstown held its Pinewood Derby Feb. 2. The race allows boys to work with their parents to build a car and race it down an inclined track. Winners were: first place - Carson Casey; second place - Grayden Scibilia; third place - Max Gorman; fourth place - Charlie Kane; and fifth place - Duncan Wilson. Category winners were Jacob Gary, Collin Abram, Max Gee, Aidan Soto and Gavin McArthur.
February 5, 2013
During the first weeks of February, Washington County Scout units will host open houses and other activities to display their skills and provide an opportunity for new members to join. The mid-year recruitment offers an opportunity for young men who were never Cub Scouts or Boy Scouts to join troops in time to attend spring outings and summer camp. The Boy Scout program is open to young men who are at least 10 and 1/2, and have completed the fifth grade, and have not turned 18. • Pack 102 , chartered to Wacohu Grange 415, 16412 National Pike, Hagerstown, will host a Pinewood Derby today at 6:30 p.m. at the grange hall.
May 2, 2012
On March 10, Cub Scouts, their families and Scout leaders from across southern Franklin County, Pa., in the Tuscarora District of the Mason-Dixon Council, Boy Scouts of America, gathered at Otterbein United Brethren Church in Greencastle for the annual district Pinewood Derby race. There were 38 Scouts in attendance, which included the top five derby winners at their individual pack level. Scouts were represented from 10 Cub Scout packs...
February 26, 2011
Accompanied by the recorded sound of race cars, a foursome of 5-ounce, gravity-driven cars thundered down a 40-foot track Saturday at Northern Middle School in the Washington County District Pinewood Derby. Eighty-five Cub Scouts, the best of 22 packs, competed in the event, among them James Sword VI of Pack 8. "You have to make it super aerodynamic," Sword said of his theory on how to prevail in the derby. "I'm determined to win. " Alas, the checkered flag for the day went to Mark Grimes of Pack 103, Brandon Cole of Pack 252, Dalton Mayhew of Pack 66, Justin Siebenichen of Pack 252 and Logan Adkins of Pack 17 rounded out the top five.
February 2, 2011
Auxiliary to meet The Auxiliary at Homewood at Williamsport will meet Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. Shannon Naylor, volunteer coordinator, will speak about volunteer opportunities in the health care center and express thanks for the generosity of auxiliary members at Christmastime. Little League registration Conococheague Little League will hold registration for the upcoming baseball season. The following is a list of dates and times to register to participate: Feb. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.; Feb. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m.; and Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon.
January 6, 2011
Tri-State area venues offer events for new year Resolve to leave boring family nights in 2010. Here are 20 ways to entertain your family in 2011. Enjoy! —Compiled by Tiffany Arnold Washington County The Maryland Theatre 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. For tickets, call 301-790-2000, or go to www.mdtheatre.org . • “The Music Man,” 8 p.m. Saturday Jan. 29. A con man poses as a band leader that hawks band gear and skips town once he’s got the cash, but love makes him willing to risk it all. • “We the People,” 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 23. Musical revue sets American civic lessons to rock, hip-hop and R&B in an attempt to make social studies exciting and accessible.