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June 19, 1997
Miss Maryland hopefuls Pageant gets under way this week   Miss Allegany County Julie Bennett Age: 22 School: Frostburg State University Talent: singing Platform: promotion of theatrics in schools  Miss Annapolis Michele Wedderburn Age: 24 School: Towson State University Talent: singing Platform: parental involvement ...
January 22, 2004
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Five young women will compete for a crown, scholarships and other prizes at the Miss Berkeley County pageant at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. Each contestant, young women from Martinsburg, Charles Town, and Glengary, W.Va., will showcase a talent during competition. The winner will receive the crown, scholarship money, flowers, gift certificates and a place in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant later in the year, which is preliminary to the nationally televised Miss America pageant.
by ANDREW SCHOTZ | August 23, 2005
Summit Avenue will close for a short time this morning so a large platform can be removed from The Herald-Mail. Mark Kelly, the newspaper's operations director, said the road briefly will close around 6:30 a.m. Before and after that time, a crane will block part of the road, but traffic will be able to pass because certain parking spaces will become no-parking areas, Kelly said. On Aug. 16, The Herald-Mail used the platform to install an addition to the press, which will allow the newspaper to increase its production of color pages.
February 26, 2004
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Miss Shenandoah/Miss Jefferson County Scholarship competition will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Wright Denny Intermediate School, 209 W. Congress St. Eight young women will compete for $8,200 in scholarships, the Miss Shenadoah and Miss Jefferson County crowns and a chance to compete in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant in June in Morgantown, W.Va. Mike Martin will be the master of ceremonies for the evening of "Celebration. " Guests will include Miss West Virginia 2003 Allison Williams and Miss Shenandoah and Miss Jefferson County alumnae.
by RIC DUGAN / Staff Photographer | June 26, 2006
Carrie Shank, Miss Washington County, signs her name Sunday during the traditional sign-in ceremony to kick off Miss Maryland pageant week in Hagerstown. Miss Frederick Tauri Summers talks about her platform during the sign-in ceremony Sunday. For more information check out the pageant's Web site at .
January 9, 2008
Terry Dutrow, an employee with City of Hagerstown Parks and Recreation department, on Tuesday uses a pole to move a floating platform that holds the Christmas tree that was displayed in City Park's lake. The park's holiday decorations were removed Tuesday.
September 28, 2000
Woman suing county for fall By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI / Staff Writer A Waynesboro, Pa., woman whose head and neck were injured in a 40-foot fall from a hang gliding platform at a Washington County park last year is suing the Washington County Commissioners and two hang gliding associations for $3 million. Erica Leigh Loveland, 11645 Country Club Court in Waynesboro, filed suit Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court against the County Commissioners, Capitol Hang Glider Association of Rockville, Md., and the Maryland Hang Gliding Association, Inc. of Hunt Valley, Md. Loveland, then 18, alleged in court documents that she "was caused to fall off the ledge" while taking pictures May 8, 1999.
by MALCOLM GUNN/Wheelbase Communications | March 6, 2005
It could be considered impractical as well as downright impertinent to launch a two-seat open-top sports car these days. In a world run by the "bottom line," most don't fit any high-volume, high-profit business plan simply because they're seldom used as primary transportation: a two-seat roadster is a discretionary purchase for folks who already have one or more sets of four-season wheels. But, if you're Pontiac, it would appear that you can make the bottom line work, keep the bean counters happy and still let your imagination run truly wild.
February 28, 2005
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Rachel E. Carr was crowned Miss Jefferson County 2005 Saturday night at Wright Denny Intermediate School. Carr, the daughter of Dan and Vicky Carr, received her crown from Jessica Lorraine Morrison, Miss Jefferson County 2004. For winning the title of Miss Jefferson County, Carr received a $3,000 scholarship and the chance to participate in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant. Carr is a senior at Georgia State University, where she is pursuing a degree in physical therapy.
By COURTNEY BRADFORD | Special to The Herald-Mail | May 12, 2012
A good scholarship pageant contestant has to have a lot of things going for her, according to Megan Kiley, Miss Washington County Outstanding Teen. "Beauty is just the icing on the cake," she said. A junior at Boonsboro High School, Megan, 17, decided to enter the Miss Washington County Outstanding Teen scholarship pageant after her dance teacher suggested she enter the Miss Frederick Outstanding Teen competition. Megan competed and was crowned with her title in February during the Miss Washington County/Miss Western Maryland pageant at The Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown.
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