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February 14, 2001
Retirement home couple renews wedding vows WILLIAMSPORT - Catherine and James Bachtell renewed their wedding vows Wednesday in a Valentine's Day ceremony before family and residents of a Williamsport retirement home. The couple have been married 59 years and decided Valentine's Day would be a romantic time to reaffirm their love, said Francis "Bob" Kefauver, a resident of the Homewood retirement community where the Bachtell's live. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Reginald Rice in the activity room at Hilltop, which is Homewood's assisted living residence.
NEWS
November 12, 2003
The Ranger Foundation Inc., a nonprofit retirement home for service horses, will hold an adult volunteer orientation from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 15. The Ranger Foundation gives a home to horses who have given years of work in the military, at police departments and at schools for people with disabilities. Volunteers are needed to help care for horses. Skills in other areas may be helpful. Volunteers need not be experienced. For information, call Ann at 301-797-8051.
NEWS
March 22, 2005
Tuesday, March 22 9 p.m. on ABC "According to Jim" Gracie (Billi Bruno) makes Jim a very proud father when she becomes a spelling-bee champ. But will his enthusiasm last now that she needs him to drive her to tournaments all over the state? 10 p.m. on PBS "Independent Lens" Tonight's film, "Sunset Story," visits Sunset Hall, a Los Angeles retirement home founded in 1923 "for the free-thinking elderly. " Two of the residents, Irja Lloyd, 81, and Lucille Alpert, 95, are more lucid than most of the others, and have a strong friendship that sustains them.
NEWS
June 3, 2009
Helen E. Kinney, 94, a resident of Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home, died Sunday, May 31, 2009, at the home. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa. The service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Greencastle Presbyterian Church.
NEWS
November 24, 2009
Janet Louise Coldsmith, 74, a resident of the Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, in the home. There will be no viewing. A graveside service will be Friday at 2 p.m. in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, Pa. Arrangements were handled by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home of Greencastle.
OBITUARIES
May 31, 2011
Adam M. Byers, 101, a resident of Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home and formerly of Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, May 30, 2011, at the nursing home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.  The service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Five Forks Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro, Pa. 
OBITUARIES
November 15, 2011
Evelyn P. Summers, 90, of Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home and formerly of Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at the nursing home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill United Brethren Church, Greencastle. The service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the church.
OBITUARIES
April 26, 2012
Maurice L. "Mac" McCarney, 88, of Gearhart Road, Greencastle, Pa., and Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at the nursing home. Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Otterbein United Brethren Church, Greencastle. A memorial service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow the service in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle. Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.
OBITUARIES
January 21, 2013
Mildred M. “Milly” Hykes, 82 of Hykes Road, Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, and at Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, one hour before the service Thursday. The service will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the church with Pastor Herm Fisler officiating. Burial will be in the Beautiful View Cemetery in Middleburg/State Line, Pa.
LIFESTYLE
December 26, 2012
Keith Bryan, CEO at Fahrney-Keedy Home, was the guest speaker at the Nov. 27 meeting of the Antietam Exchange Club in Hagerstown. Bryan talked about the Boonsboro area facility, a faith-based continuing care retirement home, with residential retirement cottages, assisted living facilities and a nursing home. The facility is situated on a 90-acre parcel, with 40 acres in use. The home is making some upgrades and building additional cottages. It has 217 residents, more than 200 employees and many volunteers.
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | March 18, 2013
A 24-year-old Hagerstown man accused of several residential burglaries, including the homes of relatives and twice at the home of a retired judge, was sentenced Monday in Washington County Circuit Court to 15 years in state prison. Seth Allen Michael Gladhill, formerly of 926 Salem Ave., pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree burglary and one count of theft between $1,000 and $10,000. Judge Daniel P. Dwyer sentenced him to 20 years in prison with five years suspended, plus an additional 20-year suspended sentence.
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OBITUARIES
January 21, 2013
Mildred M. “Milly” Hykes, 82 of Hykes Road, Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, and at Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, one hour before the service Thursday. The service will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the church with Pastor Herm Fisler officiating. Burial will be in the Beautiful View Cemetery in Middleburg/State Line, Pa.
OPINION
January 1, 2013
We also have the right not to be shot To the editor: Video game, movie and other American “entertainment” violence must be toned down, but our failure to deal with two factors in our 30,000 annual handgun deaths stand out - gun control and mental health. Everybody knows that no one needs automatic weapons or 100-round magazines for sport or self-defense; that the NRA is nothing more than the lobbying arm of the profit-driven Gun Manufacturers Association; and that our government has no desire to “take away your guns!
LIFESTYLE
December 26, 2012
Keith Bryan, CEO at Fahrney-Keedy Home, was the guest speaker at the Nov. 27 meeting of the Antietam Exchange Club in Hagerstown. Bryan talked about the Boonsboro area facility, a faith-based continuing care retirement home, with residential retirement cottages, assisted living facilities and a nursing home. The facility is situated on a 90-acre parcel, with 40 acres in use. The home is making some upgrades and building additional cottages. It has 217 residents, more than 200 employees and many volunteers.
OBITUARIES
April 26, 2012
Maurice L. "Mac" McCarney, 88, of Gearhart Road, Greencastle, Pa., and Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at the nursing home. Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Otterbein United Brethren Church, Greencastle. A memorial service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow the service in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle. Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.
OBITUARIES
November 15, 2011
Evelyn P. Summers, 90, of Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home and formerly of Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at the nursing home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill United Brethren Church, Greencastle. The service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the church.
OBITUARIES
May 31, 2011
Adam M. Byers, 101, a resident of Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home and formerly of Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, May 30, 2011, at the nursing home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.  The service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Five Forks Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro, Pa. 
NEWS
November 24, 2009
Janet Louise Coldsmith, 74, a resident of the Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, in the home. There will be no viewing. A graveside service will be Friday at 2 p.m. in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, Pa. Arrangements were handled by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home of Greencastle.
NEWS
August 14, 2009
Come and watch craftsmen at work as they build a log home from the ground up right before your eyes. This traditional log raising event will take place at the Sleepy Oaks subdivision in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., August 21 and 22. Sleepy Oaks is a new community of luxury mountain retreat homes. Six wooded estate lots, with plenty of privacy and breathtaking views, ranging in size from four to seven-and-a-half acres are available. Sleepy Creek meanders through five of the six lots.
NEWS
June 3, 2009
Helen E. Kinney, 94, a resident of Quincy (Pa.) Retirement Home, died Sunday, May 31, 2009, at the home. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa. The service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Greencastle Presbyterian Church.
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