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October 15, 2002
Trooper remains in critical condition MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - More than three days after he was shot once in the head, a West Virginia State Police trooper remains hospitalized in critical condition. Trooper Robert J. Elswick was shot Thursday night while responding to a possible domestic battery call on Harper Lane west of Hedgesville, W.Va. David Eugene Munday, 37, who allegedly shot Elswick, was charged with burglary and kidnapping - charges that stem from the call Elswick was responding to. Munday has not been charged in connection with the shooting.
October 9, 2004
Apple Butter Festival Two days of country fun, crafts, games, contests, music and apple butter. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Berkeley Springs. Free. Call 1-800-447-8797 or go on the Web to . Harvest Hoedown Pony rides, pumpkin painting, hayrides, scarecrow making, Washington County Antique Tractor Club show, petting zoo, City Farmers Market vendors, Police Athletic League cheerleaders and entertainment by Sunshine the Clown and Magic by McVeagh.
October 9, 2009
World War II Weekend WILLIAMSPORT -- Today's activities include 7 to 9 a.m. pancake breakfast, $5; 11 a.m. Salute to Soldiers Parade through Byron Memorial Park and downtown Williamsport; 1:30 p.m. patriotic concert by Blue & Gray Men's Chorus; 2:30 p.m. recognition ceremony for military members; 7 p.m. USO dance with Jump Alley, $5. Sunday's events include 10:30 a.m. World War II-style worship service; 1 p.m. World War II model airplane...
by DON AINES | September 24, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - What ingredients go into a great bowl of chili are a matter of individual taste, but the fiery concoctions served up Saturday at Municipal Stadium were varied enough to satisfy any palate, and went down a little easier with a dollop of rock music and a cup of cold beer. The third annual Hagerstown Suns Chili Cook-Off & Music Festival drew hundreds of chili aficionados and music fans to test the recipes of 27 teams vying for the $1,000 top prize, Hagerstown Suns General Manager Will Smith said.
By BRENDAN KIRBY | October 2, 1999
WILLIAMSPORT - More than 5,000 people turned out at Byron Memorial Park Saturday for the 6th annual Harvest Hoedown to raise money and food for the Williamsport Food Bank. The Williamsport Ministerium, which organized the event, hoped to bring in 5,000 pounds of donated food and $12,000 from games, food, a yard sale and a silent auction. Organizers topped the food goal - and last year's collected amount - by more than 3,000 pounds. The Rev. Greg Martin, chairman, estimated the event would bring in close to last year's total of $10,000 in cash.
October 19, 2012
1. He's actually 'Got Talent' Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., last year's "America's Got Talent " winner, will perform Sinatra-style standards at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $27 to $39. Call 301-790-2000 or go to . 2. Strings and sounds North Hagerstown High Orchestra will present its Pops Concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at North Hagerstown High School auditorium, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown.
By KRISTY SMITH / 301-432-8615 | October 5, 2009
o Read more Kristy Smith columns at Greetings, neighbors! Hope all is well with you. The fall brings many opportunities to be out and about.  A belated birthday wish to my friend, Kelli McAuley, who turned 8 on Oct. 3. Kelli is a second-grader at BES in Mrs. Hammer-Adkins' class.   Yearbooks available Calling all 2009 BHS grads: the yearbooks are in. Graduates and former students of BHS can pick their yearbooks up in the front office.
October 3, 2007
Maryland Francis Murphy 240-313-9300, ext. 154 Closed for Columbus Day - Monday. Sign language with Lois Pettit - Tuesday, 9:15 a.m. Blood pressure screening - Tuesday, 10 a.m. Bookmobile - Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. Bingo - Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. Dominoes - Tuesday, 8 p.m. Crafts - Wednesday, 9:40 a.m. Stroke video with Q & A and Fall Prevention with Ita Kavanagh - Thursday, 10 a.m. Happy birthday, Pat...
By MARLO BARNHART | January 17, 2009
Editor's note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail publishes "A Life Remembered. " This continuing series takes a look back -- through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others -- at a member of the community who died recently. Today's "A Life Remembered" is about Waunita "Neet" Shupp, who died Jan. 8 at the age of 80. Her obituary was published in the Jan. 9 edition of The Herald-Mail. In a scene reminiscent of "The Waltons," the four children of Waunita and John Summer Shupp said they used to holler good night to each other and their parents through the walls of their bedrooms.
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