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Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | April 1, 2012
The Elizabethtown East Chapter of Neighborhoods First will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Rocky's Pizza, 40 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Lions Club events Tuesday - Lions will attend the midday Holy Week Service at John Wesley Methodist Church, 129 N. Potomac St., in downtown Hagerstown. A lunch of homemade soup and sandwiches is available after worship. There is no regular meeting. The Hagerstown Lions Club's 89th anniversary celebration is Saturday, May 5, at Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown.
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by MARLO BARNHART | November 26, 2003
marlob@herald-mail.com Smithsburg - When Jackie and Lynn Shaw open the doors of the Old Stone Mill to the public for a holiday tour on Sunday, Dec. 7, they will be sharing a lot more than their home. All proceeds from the 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tour and the 7 p.m. Chili Festi-Bowl will benefit the Smithsburg Library building fund. Tickets are $30 per person for the tour and the meal, which includes a locally, handmade original pottery bowl to take home. Chili and all the fixings will be served, along with a beverage.
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By KERRY LYNN FRALEY | July 26, 1998
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - In its second year, the Heritage Craft Center of the Eastern Panhandle still hasn't found a home to call its own. Fortunately, that didn't keep the nonprofit arts group from opening its first show of local artisans' work this weekend, said board President Mellie Stabler. "We're starting on the other half of our concept," said Stabler, who said the group's goal is to create a learning and marketing center to preserve the craft skills of past generations.
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April 12, 2007
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will offer the following classes: Adults and teens · Ceramics by hand - 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays, April 13 to May 18. Instructor is Jane Pingleton-Evans. $80, nonmembers; $72, members. Plus $10 materials fee. · Painting with oils - 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 18 to June 6. Instructor is Ski Holm. · Exploring watercolor studio - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, April 25 to May 30. Instructor is Bob Wantz.
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By KRISTY SMITH / 301-432-8615 | April 29, 2008
Hi, Neighbors! How many times have you had to mow this last week? When you curse the rain, remember how badly we need it! And also, ask the gloomy weather to move along before the weekend, as Boonsboro will be a busy place. Scott heads stadium drive Coach Dwight Scott, a Boonsboro favorite, is heading up a committee called Stadium Addition Fund Effort. Their goal is to raise $60,000 toward the building of locker rooms on the Boonsboro High School Stadium field.
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By ROSE BENNETT GILBERT / Creators Syndicate | December 18, 2009
Q: We collect midcentury pottery, a lot of which is white. We built in a wall of shelves and grouped them all together to make a "statement," as you advised in one of your columns, but it's not very effective. We've thought of painting the shelves, but we don't know what will work in our contemporary color scheme (mostly neutrals). A: A dark background will provide the "pop" you're seeking for your collection. We scouted around to find an example and came up with the pictured smart home office (borrowed from "Staged to Sell (or Keep)"
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Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville | March 15, 2012
Sharpsburg Girl Scout Troop 40051 participated in the Washington County Girl Scouts World Thinking Day Feb. 18 at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center.  The Sharpsburg troop chose the country of China for its booth.  Other troops represented countries such as Canada, Peru, Italy and the United Kingdom, and each troop came prepared with country flags, facts about the country, a snack food to share and handmade SWAPs, or...
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March 2, 2005
Six local students received Youth of the Month awards for November, December and January at Tuesday's Washington County Commissioners meeting. Korey Atherton, an eighth-grader at Clear Spring Middle School, and Whitney Schlimgen, a senior at Heritage Academy, received awards for November. Korey, nominated by Earl Meagher, has been on the distinguished honor roll many times, according to a written statement. She has been active with the Diabetes Awareness program and has met with U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md, about the program.
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