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By ANNE WEATHERHOLT | May 20, 2010
Editor's note: Corrects the last item to change the date of the job fair and the number of employers expected to attend. o Read more Anne Weatherholt columns at washingtoncountyliving.com Sacred music concert You'll have to forgive a mother's pride. My eldest son, Daniel, will present a concert of sacred music Sunday at 4 p.m. at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church. The concert is one of the many events that help celebrate the 175th anniversary of this historic parish at Church and High streets.
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by MARLO BARNHART | October 29, 2004
marlob@herald-mail.com Little did Clair Johannsen know when he played his first Moller organ while a music student in Minnesota, he would someday wind up in Hagerstown where those organs were manufactured. This Sunday, Johannsen will be honored at a special 3 p.m. communion service at Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., marking his 40 years as director of worship and music. "Sacred music was always my calling even in junior and senior high school - I really don't know why," Johannsen said.
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by MARLO BARNHART | November 1, 2004
marlob@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - Little did Clair Johannsen know when he played his first Moller organ while a music student in Minnesota that he would someday wind up in Hagerstown, where the organs were manufactured. On Sunday, Johannsen was honored at a communion service at Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., marking his 40 years as director of worship and music. "Sacred music was always my calling, even in junior and senior high school. I really don't know why," Johannsen said.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | April 11, 2012
When he asks you, “Would you marry me again?” don't hesitate to say “yes” and come to the Marriage Recommitment Ceremony at noon during the Hitching Post RoundUp in the Barn at Springfield Farm on Saturday. The Rev. Anne Weatherholt, pastor of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, will officiate. No registration is necessary. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., brides-to-be can find wedding items for sale and meet wedding vendors, including florists, bakers, caterers and others. At 1 p.m. there will be a meet-and-greet for brides to share ideas.
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April 13, 2013
Margaret Blaine Gross, 68, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at her home while under the care of Hospice of Washington County. Peg, as she liked to be called, was the daughter of the late Margaret Lindsey Gross and William H. Gross of Charleston, W.Va. Peg earned a bachelor of arts degree in applied music (organ) from Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn., and a master of social work degree from West Virginia University. She was a licensed clinical social worker-certified and a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers.
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By HARRY NOGLE, Special to The Herald-Mail | December 7, 2007
Trinity Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg came alive with secular and sacred music of 16th- and 17th-centuries on Nov. 17-18 as the Antietam Women's Ensemble began their concert with a madrigal by Thomas Weelkes titled "Strike it up, Tabor!" The choir, accompanied on the keyboard by Dianne Holliman, sang the words of this uptempo English drinking song a capella telling the musician Tabor to "pipe us a favor, (and) Thou shalt be well paid for thy labor. " Director Georgiann H. Toole explained to the audiences of more than 100 that 16th- and 17th-century madrigals were the "pop" music of their time and that this song was a "party" song of that era. The exuberant pace of "Strike it up, Tabor!"
NEWS
March 11, 2005
'The Closet' The story of a drab accountant who contrives to call attention to himself by starting a false rumor that he is gay. Sponsored by Shepherdstown Film Society. Rated R. Today, 7 p.m. Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall, King Street. Free. 'Crimes of the Heart' Emotional sisters unite in tragedy. 8 p.m. today and Friday, March 18, Saturdays, March 12 and 19, and Thursday, March 18; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 13. Women's Club auditorium, 31 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown.
NEWS
October 16, 2009
Sacred music The Shorb Family performs. 7 p.m. today. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave., Hagerstown. An offering will be received for Antietam Bible College's general fund. Call 301-797-0988. Apollo Civic Haunted Theatre MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The Apllo Civic Theatre will be haunted for Halloween. 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 17 through 31. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. $10 per person at the door. Call 304-263-6766 or go to www.apollo-theatre.
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By STACI CLIPP / 301-582-8057 | November 2, 2009
Emma K. Doub plans food drive Emma K. Doub Elementary School will hold a food drive from Wednesday to Nov. 13. The school is asking families to bring in nonperishable food items, such as peanut butter, canned meats, oatmeal, pasta, canned fruits and vegetables. Items collected will be given to a local community food bank. Ring sought A 1969 South High graduate is looking for a high school ring for that year. If you know of one that is for sale, call me at 301-582-8052 and I will pass along the information.
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April 13, 2013
Margaret Blaine Gross, 68, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at her home while under the care of Hospice of Washington County. Peg, as she liked to be called, was the daughter of the late Margaret Lindsey Gross and William H. Gross of Charleston, W.Va. Peg earned a bachelor of arts degree in applied music (organ) from Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn., and a master of social work degree from West Virginia University. She was a licensed clinical social worker-certified and a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | April 11, 2012
When he asks you, “Would you marry me again?” don't hesitate to say “yes” and come to the Marriage Recommitment Ceremony at noon during the Hitching Post RoundUp in the Barn at Springfield Farm on Saturday. The Rev. Anne Weatherholt, pastor of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, will officiate. No registration is necessary. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., brides-to-be can find wedding items for sale and meet wedding vendors, including florists, bakers, caterers and others. At 1 p.m. there will be a meet-and-greet for brides to share ideas.
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By ANNE WEATHERHOLT | May 20, 2010
Editor's note: Corrects the last item to change the date of the job fair and the number of employers expected to attend. o Read more Anne Weatherholt columns at washingtoncountyliving.com Sacred music concert You'll have to forgive a mother's pride. My eldest son, Daniel, will present a concert of sacred music Sunday at 4 p.m. at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church. The concert is one of the many events that help celebrate the 175th anniversary of this historic parish at Church and High streets.
NEWS
May 8, 2010
Saint James School Simon Holt recently was named department chair of fine arts, music and choir director, and organist at Saint James School. Holt will assume his new role at the beginning of the 2010-11 academic year. Holt became director of music at Calvary Church in Stonington, Conn., in May 1999. He became director of music at Pine Point School in Stonington in September 2000, and at the same time collaborated with Calvary Church in founding the Calvary Music School, for whom he is executive director.
NEWS
April 5, 2010
Antietam Bible College, Biblical Seminary and Graduate School will present a sacred music concert Friday, April 16, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown. An offering will be received to benefit the college. For more information, call 301-797-0988.
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By STACI CLIPP / 301-582-8057 | November 2, 2009
Emma K. Doub plans food drive Emma K. Doub Elementary School will hold a food drive from Wednesday to Nov. 13. The school is asking families to bring in nonperishable food items, such as peanut butter, canned meats, oatmeal, pasta, canned fruits and vegetables. Items collected will be given to a local community food bank. Ring sought A 1969 South High graduate is looking for a high school ring for that year. If you know of one that is for sale, call me at 301-582-8052 and I will pass along the information.
NEWS
October 16, 2009
Sacred music The Shorb Family performs. 7 p.m. today. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave., Hagerstown. An offering will be received for Antietam Bible College's general fund. Call 301-797-0988. Apollo Civic Haunted Theatre MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The Apllo Civic Theatre will be haunted for Halloween. 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 17 through 31. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. $10 per person at the door. Call 304-263-6766 or go to www.apollo-theatre.
NEWS
By HARRY NOGLE, Special to The Herald-Mail | December 7, 2007
Trinity Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg came alive with secular and sacred music of 16th- and 17th-centuries on Nov. 17-18 as the Antietam Women's Ensemble began their concert with a madrigal by Thomas Weelkes titled "Strike it up, Tabor!" The choir, accompanied on the keyboard by Dianne Holliman, sang the words of this uptempo English drinking song a capella telling the musician Tabor to "pipe us a favor, (and) Thou shalt be well paid for thy labor. " Director Georgiann H. Toole explained to the audiences of more than 100 that 16th- and 17th-century madrigals were the "pop" music of their time and that this song was a "party" song of that era. The exuberant pace of "Strike it up, Tabor!"
NEWS
March 12, 2005
RiverHouse Concert The Tom Principato Band and guest artist Don Oehser will present a RiverHouse Concert. today, 7 p.m., potluck dinner; 8 p.m., concert. Bunker Hill Antiques Mall, 144 Runnymeade Road, Bunker Hill, W.Va. $10; free for ages 12 and younger. Bring an indoor chair, a dish to share and your own beverage. Call Cheryl Mansley-Ford at 1-304-876-2690 or send e-mail to river_house@earthlink.net; for information on the night of the concert, call 1-304-702-0554 or 1-304-229-0709.
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