October 8, 2007
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. Police said Moore also was known as "D Block" and "Damoo. " Police said Monday they were investigating several leads and were asking the public for help. "Someone out there knows more than what we know right now, and we really want those people to come forward," Sgt. Paul Kifer said.
June 18, 2007
School employees raise $1,500 for Children in Need Children in Need will receive a check for $1,500, the proceeds from casual days in Washington County Public Schools' central office during the 2006-07 school year, according to a school system press release. Each Friday, employees could pay $1 to dress in a casual-business style. The funds are set aside for Children in Need, according to the release. Over the past several years, the nonprofit organization has received more than $6,000 from the central office, according to the release.
November 20, 2006
Students at Lincolnshire and Maugansville elementary schools and Clear Spring Middle School participated in a contest to create posters with drug-free messages Oct. 23 to 31 during National Red Ribbon Week, according to a press release from the Washington County Health Department, sponsor of the activity. The posters were designed to deliver smart, drug-free messages for adults and students, according to the release. More than 800 posters were displayed in the three schools during the week, according to the release.
March 31, 2006
Finalists from 14 Washington County elementary schools were recognized Tuesday at a Washington County Commissioners meeting for their participation in the Home Chemical Safety Poster Contest. Of those students, three top finalists were named. Stephanie Gonzalez, of Emma K. Doub Elementary School, won third place. She won a gold medal, a $50 gift certificate from Toys R Us and a $50 savings bond. Keirsten Kline, of Hancock Elementary School, was the second-place winner.
March 26, 2006
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. Saturday, April 1, is the 10th annual Park Day. Volunteers are needed to help clean up the Schoolhouse Ridge Battlefield at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Starting at 9 a.m., volunteers will remove trash, fences, brush and downed timber in preparation for new trails and exhibits. Parking will be at the intersection of Bakerton Road and U.S. 340. Park staff will coordinate the cleanup until 4 p.m. Volunteers will get dirty and should wear sturdy shoes or boots.
February 6, 2006
Employees at Allegheny Energy Supply's R. Paul Smith Power Station in Williamsport honored the daughters of two employees recently as winners in their Kid's Safety Slogan Poster Contest. The winners were Renee Johnsson, 9, of Boonsboro, and Hadley Giles, 7, of Fairplay. Renee and Hadley were presented with awards at a dinner reception held at the station in their honor. The contest, designed to get employees' family and friends involved with choosing a safety message for the station, was open to ages 12 and younger.
December 19, 2005
firstname.lastname@example.org Something as simple as collecting pennies has rallied the students at the middle school Antietam Academy. An idea by Assistant Principal Nicole Palm, with support from the teaching team, grew into Pennies for Pooches, a schoolwide fundraiser. While the students raise cash for the Humane Society of Washington County, they earn student service learning hours, which are required for high school graduation. It also helps students understand the importance of helping in their community, said school counselor Monica Kegg.
June 20, 2005
Posters displaying images of aborted fetuses will line the streets at the intersection of Walnut and West Washington streets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, when the anti-abortion group Defend Life stops in Hagerstown on its fifth annual Face the Truth Tour, the group's director said Friday. The Baltimore-based group expects about 30 anti-abortion advocates to turn out, but has a total of 110 signs and invites local residents to join the protest, director Missy Smith said. The posters will be displayed every 10 feet and progress from an image of a healthy baby to fetuses in utero to - after a warning sign - graphic photos of aborted fetuses, including one with its head removed.
June 19, 2005
Posters displaying images of aborted fetuses will line the streets at the intersection of Walnut and West Washington streets on Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. when the anti-abortion group Defend Life stops in Hagerstown on its fifth annual Face the Truth Tour, the group's director said Friday. The Baltimore-based group expects about 30 anti-abortion advocates to turn out, but has a total of 110 signs and invites locals to join the protest, director Missy Smith said. The posters will be displayed every 10 feet and progress from an image of a healthy baby to in-utero fetuses to, after a warning sign, graphic photos of aborted fetuses, including one with its head removed.