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By JANET HEIM | March 12, 2008
Second-graders in Washington County public and private schools were invited to create posters during February for National Children's Dental Health Month. The theme for the contest was "There's Magic in Your Smile. " The goal of the monthlong observance was to promote good oral health in children and adults, according to a letter sent to local teachers by Allegany Dental Care, the sponsoring agency. Seven schools participated and first-, second- and third-place winners were selected from each school.
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February 15, 2008
WILLIAMSPORT - Employees at Allegheny Energy's R. Paul Smith Power Station, in Williamsport, recently honored the children of two company employees as winners in its third annual Kid's Safety Slogan Poster Contest. The winners are Jacob Hafner-Eyler, 13, from Thurmont, Md., and Hadley Giles, 9, from Fairplay. Jacob and Hadley were presented with awards at a dinner reception held at the station in their honor. The contest, designed to get family and friends involved with creating a personal safety message to remind station employees of the impact safety has on themselves and their families, was open to children ages 13 and younger.
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February 3, 2008
Lafayette M. Hershaw: Pioneer for Freedom HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Lafayette M. Hershaw devoted his life to making a difference in the lives of fellow African Americans. As a founding member of the Niagara Movement, he helped to shape the modern civil rights era. Opening and reception 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3. Second floor of John Brown Museum, Shenandoah Street, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Exhibit is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily throughout February. Call 304-535-6029.
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By DAVE McMILLION | January 21, 2008
GERRARDSTOWN, W.Va. - As the nation today celebrates the birth of slain civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., little Claire-Elizabeth V. Ford offers her own perspective. The 6-year-old home-schooled girl who lives in Gerrardstown won first place in a West Virginia Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission essay and poster contest. Claire-Elizabeth read her essay during a luncheon at the state's Cultural Center in Charleston, W.Va., on Saturday and her poster will be on display at the center for the next several weeks, said her mother, Christine Miller Ford.
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January 17, 2008
Art in the library Watercolor paintings by Roxanne Shields are on display through February at South Jefferson Public Library, 49 Church St., Summit Point, W.Va. Library hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 304-724-7008. ' New Year - New Visions' Tenth annual "New Year ? New Visions" exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 3 at Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
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By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | January 7, 2008
They were meant to inspire a nation with bold images and powerful words. Posters were a way for governments to justify a war, bolster morale or motivate citizens to enlist in the armed forces during World War I and World War II. On Sunday, James P. McNally III, the curator of art for the U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center in Carlisle, Pa., discussed the posters at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. The posters are part of the exhibit titled "Designing for Victory 1914-1945: Posters from the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.
NEWS
November 19, 2007
As part of the nationwide Red Ribbon Week celebration in schools Oct. 23 to 31, students at Lincolnshire and Maugansville elementary schools created posters with a drug-free message to display in their schools. The students each created a poster designed to deliver a drug-free choice for adults and students. The students with the winning posters received awards for their "Say No to Drugs" messages and poster designs. More than 700 posters were displayed in the two schools for students and the public to view.
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October 22, 2007
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Agriculture will celebrate National Farm-City Week with a poster contest for students in grades kindergarten through six throughout the state. The theme of the contest is "Agriculture - No Farm, No Food" and is intended to increase awareness of agriculture and the food supply. Poster sheets have been mailed to state schools and are also available on the agency's Web site at www.wvagriculture.org Submissions are due Tuesday, Nov. 6. An award ceremony honoring contest winners will be Friday, Nov. 16, at the Capitol Market in Charleston at 4 p.m. National Farm-City Week is Nov. 16-22.
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By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | October 9, 2007
How to contact police Anyone with information about Friday afternoon's shooting may call the Hagerstown Police Department at 301-790-3700 or send an e-mail to crimetip@hagerstownpd.org . Tips will be treated anonymously. HAGERSTOWN - Hagerstown Police have released a photograph of a man shot to death Friday and are offering a cash reward for information that leads to the identification of someone involved in his death. David Leonard Moore, 23, of 105 E. Washington St. in Hagerstown, was found dead Friday afternoon inside 101 East Ave. in Hagerstown.
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