September 17, 2007
The City of Hagerstown recently initiated an award program known as "Highlight Hagerstown," aimed at encouraging residents and business owners to improve the curb appeal of their properties. The Hagerstown Beautification Advisory Committee, promoting the new program, asked individuals in the community to help find neighbors who deserve recognition by nominating homeowners and business owners who have beautified their residential or commercial property in various ways, ranging from landscaping to facade improvements.
April 7, 2011
Bryce Harper hit an RBI single in his first professional at-bat, a nifty start in Class A for the overall No. 1 draft pick last summer by the Washington Nationals. "I had big butterflies going out there tonight but after that first pitch was thrown I felt really good and felt really solid at the plate," Harper said. "I had a good BP today and our guys went out there and played hard and that's what you should expect every game from us. " Harper, who signed with the club last August and hit .319 in the fall instructional league, received a smattering of applause when he was introduced pregame before the announced crowd of 4,133.
August 2, 1998
By TERRY TALBERT / Staff Writer photo: MIKE CRUPI / staff photographer Laura Schmidt, 17, was crowned queen of Washington County Ag Expo Saturday night in ceremonies at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center south of the city. Schmidt was one of nine young women vying for the title. "I'm very excited," she said after the ceremony. "This is my fourth year of competition. This is just like the icing on the cake. " --cont from front page -- The new queen, who will represent Ag Expo for the next year, was first runner-up the past two years.
July 17, 2006
EASTLAKE, Ohio - Lake County's Tom Cowley and Matt Loberg combined for a one-hitter Sunday in a 4-0 victory over the Hagerstown Suns, who've lost nine straight games. Cowley (3-4) worked the first seven innings, allowing only a bunt single by Jose Castro leading off the fourth. The only other runner to reach base for the Suns was Nick Evans, who was walked twice by Cowley. No Suns runner reached second base. Loberg entered the game in the eighth and retired all six hitters he faced to complete the shutout.
September 28, 2012
The City of Hagerstown Parks and Recreation Division will hold a Fall Night 5K and a Zombie Run Saturday, Oct. 13. The Fall Night 5K race will be completed on a lighted course entirely within Fairgrounds Park and Pangborn Park beginning at 6 p.m. Registration will be from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex parking lot off Security Road. Register as a zombie or runner. The runner registration fee is $25; $20 before Oct. 5. The zombie registration fee is $25. For more information and rules, go to the Parks and Recreation website at www.hagerstownmd.org .
February 25, 2011
The Maryland State Senior Idol competition is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at The Chesapeake Theatre in Brooklyn Park, Md. Washington County winner Edward G. Harne and runner-up Rebecca A. Mills will compete against winners and runner-ups from eight other counties. Harne will perform “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” while Mills will sing “From Heaven’s Point of View.” Tickets cost $6 and available at the Washington County Commission on Aging Inc., 140 W. Franklin St., 4th Floor, Hagerstown, MD 21740 and the Senior Center at Girls Inc., 626 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.
November 24, 2011
Former Hagerstown Community College runners led the way at HCC's 11th annual Turkey Trot 5K on Thursday morning. Tony Clement, 24, won the 3.1-mile race in 14 minutes, 41 seconds, while Wade Miller, 21, was second in 15:00 and Justin Cole, 23, took third in 15:45. All three ran track and cross country for HCC. North Hagerstown graduate Taryn Shank, 20, was the top female for the second straight year, finishing in 18:35. Lauren Johnson, 17, a senior at Smithsburg, was the runner-up in 19:37, and former Smithsburg runner Stephanie Breen, 19, was third in 19:41.
June 30, 2007
Miss College Park Outstanding Teen Kasey Staniszewski of Swan Point, Md., was crowned Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen Friday as a series of pageants continues at The Maryland Theatre. As the new Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen, Staniszewski will receive a $500 scholarship, among other gifts. She will compete at the Miss America Outstanding Teen competition in Orlando, Fla., where a $30,000 scholarship is at stake. Staniszewski, soon to be a junior at La Plata (Md.) High School, performed "Good Morning Baltimore" from the Broadway play "Hairspray" for the talent competition.
November 30, 1999
Pete Breckinridge, a 36-year-old resident of Norfolk, Va., won the 44th annual JFK 50 Mile ultramarathon in 6 hours, 4 minutes and 40 seconds. 50-year-old Barry Salisbury of Middletown, Md. was the top finisher in the women's division, and 35-year-old Scott Draper of Williamsport was the top Washington County runner. See Sunday's Herald-Mail for the full stories.
June 25, 2005
firstname.lastname@example.org With tears in her eyes, Miss Teen Caroline Summerfest, Lindsay Morris, dropped to her knees to be crowned Miss Maryland's Outstanding Teen 2005. As the winner of the Miss Maryland's Outstanding Teen Competition, Morris receives a $400 scholarship in the form of a savings bond and will travel to Orlando, Fla., in August to compete for the title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen. This is the first year the Miss America Scholarship Organization is holding a national competition for teens.