March 19, 2001
Discover our local rainbow of businesses today in Focus Did you know that right here in the Tri-State area there's a company that manufactures magnetic locators used to help surveyors determine property boundaries? Or a company that makes devices that measure air flow to test the permeability of materials in everything from parachutes to oil filters. Have you been searching for someone who would board your dog, cure your snoring or construct a replica of your house or business?
February 22, 2001
'Finian's Rainbow' coming to Apollo Civic Theatre "Finian's Rainbow" Fridays, Feb. 23 and March 2, and Saturdays, Feb. 24 and March 3, 8 p.m.; Sundays, Feb. 25 and March 4, 2 p.m. Apollo Civic Theatre 128 E. Martin St. Martinsburg, W.Va. Tickets cost $12 for Friday and Saturday shows, $8 for Sunday shows. For information, call 1-304-263-6766 or go to www.apollo-theatre.org on the Web. MARTINSBURG, W.Va.
July 18, 2000
Enjoy summer's rainbow of fresh produce Summer boasts some of the best produce around - from melons and sweet corn to green peppers and tomatoes, peaches, pears and nectarines. In summer, we can think of it as "a rainbow-a-day for better health. " The fresh fruits and vegetables that now line the supermarket aisles, or the ones you will find at roadside stands, create a feast of colors for the eyes and a feast of nutrients for the body. There, among the crimson cherries and purple cabbages, you'll find nutritious foods even your kids will love.
November 30, 1999
HANCOCK ? A group of five shaped a mound of snow, then began spraying on several different colors. The result? A bright rainbow. Nearby, members of a Brownie troop carved out an American flag using cookie cutters to make the stars. The entries in the snow sculpting contest were part of the Hancock Winter Festival held Saturday at Widmeyer Park. The event, in its sixth year, was sponsored by the Hancock Arts Council. Musician Michael Kligerman, a member of the council, said there were about 10 entries in the contest.
January 22, 1999
The produce aisle in the grocery store is a pharmacy of sorts. Tucked inside the colorful displays of fruits and vegetables are chemicals that research has shown have protective powers. Items in the bread, pasta and ethnic food sections have them, too. [cont. from lifestyle ] The term for these plant-based chemicals is a mouthful - phytochemicals - but they're worth talking about. Their name is derived from the Greek word "phyto," for plant. Phytochemicals act as antioxidants much like Vitamins C and E do, explains Cyndi Thomson, a spokeswoman for American Dietetic Association.
June 15, 1998
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts' fifth annual ARTS Express! program will feature working artists giving hands-on workshops at six locations each week, today through Friday, July 31. Children will have the opportunity to work in small groups with artists, gaining insight into the creative process, and constructing an artistic product. Programs at Coyle Free Library and Ragged Edge Library are free and open to the public, but space is limited to 20 at each site.