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by ALEXANDRA CANTONE | October 31, 2006
Are you bored doing the same old thing on Halloween? Do you want to have some real fun? OK, maybe it's too late for this year, but start making plans for next year to visit one of the scariest places on the planet - Salem, Mass. Salem is a town full of ghosts, witches, haunted houses, history and even levitating people. In 1692, in the Puritan Christian community of Salem, several people were accused of being a witch. Witchcraft was seen as connected to the devil, sinful and horrible.
OBITUARIES
April 26, 2012
Mr. David L. Henson, age 65, of Winston-Salem, N.C., died April 23, 2012, from complications of cancer. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in North Wilkesboro, N.C., with the Revs. Keith Franklin and Earl Wilson officiating. The family will receive friends after the service in the church Faith Center. Mr. Henson was born in Hagerstown, Md., on Nov. 27, 1946, to David Newton Henson and Maxine Brooks Henson. He received Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master of Health Administration degree from Duke University in Durham, N.C. Mr. Henson is survived by his wife of almost 34 years, Wanda Mintz Henson, of the home, an oncology RN at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center; father, David Newton Henson of Williamsport, Md.; and three sons, Matthew Christopher Henson, formerly of Washington, D.C., now a student in the Master of Business Administration program at Wake Forest University Schools of Business in Winston-Salem, and his wife, Roxana Azambuja, a recent graduate of the UCLA School of Business-Extension Program; Scott Brooks Henson, a student at Forsyth Technical Community College and employee of The Budd Group, Winston-Salem; and Brett Russell Henson, a first-year dental student at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry.
NEWS
October 3, 2009
Elementary School Cross Country Run at Eastern Elementary Fifth-grade boys (1,600 meters) 1. Isaiah Archie (Salem) 6:44, 2. Tre Davis (Hickory) 6:48, 3. Joey Garland (Eastern) 6:54, 4. Dominiques Smith (Salem) 7:02, 5. MeKiah James (Paramount) 7:07, 6. Dawson Hotlinger (Emma K. Doub) 7:08, 7. Hoyt Chaney (Maugansville) 7:09, 8. Jake Arnone (Williamsport) 7:10, 9. Matthew Mannick (Eastern) 7:12, 10. Robert Car (Williamsport) 7:12, 11. Austin Grove (Williamsport) 7:17, 12. Keegan Bowles (Sharpsburg)
NEWS
July 20, 2010
JAN. 28, 1935-JULY 6, 2010 SPRINGFIELD, Va. - Robert Lee Clingenpeel, 75, of Springfield, Va., and formerly of Roanoke, Va., passed away at Lewis Gale Medical Center in Salem, Va., on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Robert was born on Jan. 28, 1935, in Roanoke, the son of the late Emmet Lee Clingenpeel and Annie Mae Crusenberry Clingenpeel. Robert was a faithful, loving, family man who helped his family with his time and resources. Robert in prior years was an active member of the Army Reserves, receiving an honorable discharge.
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March 24, 2000
Schiller - Boynton Jennifer Lynn Schiller and Mark D. Boynton were married Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, in an outdoor ceremony in Warren Square in Savannah, Ga. The bride is the daughter of Arthur and JoAnn Schiller of Williamsport. The bridegroom is the son of Geoffrey and Nancy Boynton of Warwick, N.Y. The bride is a 1991 graduate of Williamsport High School, a 1995 graduate of Wake Forest University and a 1998 graduate of Wake Forest School of Law. She is an attorney in the law firm of Pharr and Boynton in Winston-Salem, N.C. The bridegroom is a graduate of Milton Academy, University of Virginia and Wake Forest School of Law. He is a partner in the law firm of Pharr and Boynton in Winston-Salem.
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July 7, 2013
Betty Jane Peters, 70, of Uvalde, Texas, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Born May 19, 1943, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of Delores and Durell Baker Sr. She is survived by her daughters, Tina Scott and husband, Jack, of Uvalde, Becky Fox of Elliston, Va., Tiffany Peters of Salem, Va., Tamara Wright of Harriman, Tenn., and Teresa Lawson and husband, Darrell, of Kingston, Tenn.; brother, Durell Baker Jr....
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May 15, 2012
Mr. Edward Wayne Brumbaugh, 97, of Winston-Salem, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 13, 2012, in the Palliative Care Unit of Forsyth Medical Center, surrounded by his family.  He was born May 10, 1915, in Hagerstown, Md. He graduated from Hagerstown High School. He received his teaching certificate at Towson State Teacher's College, where he played on the soccer team. He received a bachelor's degree from George Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn., and his master's degree from the University of Maryland.
NEWS
February 16, 1999
By BILL STERNER / Staff Correspondent photo: JOE CROCETTA / staff photographer SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd College women's basketball team is thankful that the West Virginia Conference does not issue style points with victories. The Rams strengthened their hold on first place in the conference with a 57-52 win over Salem-Teikyo Monday night at the Butcher Athletic Center. [cont. from sports ] And although Shepherd (17-7, 14-3 West Virginia Conference)
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | May 22, 2013
On May 15, Salem Avenue Elementary School held its second annual talent show. This year's theme was Olweus Bullying Prevention. The show consisted of acts that included dancing, singing, poetry reciting, joke telling, Hula-Hoop dancing, violin and piano playing, tap dancing and an anti-bullying rap. Teacher Chris Grove served as the master of ceremonies and entertained with comedic skits between performances. Did you know? I love learning interesting facts about the history of our town.
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | September 3, 2013
The Salem Avenue Elementary PTA will meet Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the school's media center at 6:30 p.m. All parents and grandparents of Salem students who are interested in signing up for activities for the 2013-14 school year are encouraged to attend. Salvation Army planning yard sale The Salvation Army will hold an indoor yard sale Saturday, Sept. 21, in the gym at 525 George St. from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Steamers, hot dogs, soup, soft drinks and baked goods will be sold in its building at 541 George St. Tables are available to rent for $10 each.
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NEWS
August 13, 2013
Lost - Gray and white cat Where - The cat was lost near Salem Avenue in Hagerstown. When - The cat was last seen July 30. Description - The male cat has been neutered. It is described as very friendly. The cat answers to the name Murphy. Phone number - If you have seen this cat, call 301-992-2351. Editor's note - If you lose or find a pet in the area, call The Herald-Mail's Pet Watch at 301-791-7647 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Pet owners also are urged to call the Humane Society of Washington County at 301-733-2060.
OBITUARIES
July 7, 2013
Betty Jane Peters, 70, of Uvalde, Texas, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Born May 19, 1943, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of Delores and Durell Baker Sr. She is survived by her daughters, Tina Scott and husband, Jack, of Uvalde, Becky Fox of Elliston, Va., Tiffany Peters of Salem, Va., Tamara Wright of Harriman, Tenn., and Teresa Lawson and husband, Darrell, of Kingston, Tenn.; brother, Durell Baker Jr....
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Paula Wolber | Around Maugansville | June 21, 2013
Salem Reformed Church will have a festival on Wednesday, starting at 5 p.m. Food available for purchase includes country ham and chicken salad sandwiches; chicken corn, bean and chicken noodle soups; salads; pies and cakes; iced tea and sodas. The church is at 13182 Salem Church Road off Cearfoss Pike. Call the church office at 301-739-9212 for information.   Fire company holding basket bingo The Maugansville Goodwill Fire Co. will have basket bingo on Sunday, June 30 at the fire station at 13730 Maugans Ave. Tickets cost $20 and include six bingo cards and one of each bonus game.
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | May 22, 2013
On May 15, Salem Avenue Elementary School held its second annual talent show. This year's theme was Olweus Bullying Prevention. The show consisted of acts that included dancing, singing, poetry reciting, joke telling, Hula-Hoop dancing, violin and piano playing, tap dancing and an anti-bullying rap. Teacher Chris Grove served as the master of ceremonies and entertained with comedic skits between performances. Did you know? I love learning interesting facts about the history of our town.
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | May 1, 2013
Fifth-graders at Salem Avenue Elementary participated in the “We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution” simulated Congressional hearings April 25. The simulated hearing is an authentic, performance-based assessment in which students demonstrate their understanding of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. During the simulated hearing, students assumed the role of constitutional experts. They presented oral statements before a panel of judges and responded to follow-up questions.
EDUCATION
March 12, 2013
A team of four students from Salem Avenue Elementary School, including Mariama Cham, Journey Reed, Caleb Everhart and Andrew Harris participated in the Destination Imagination Regional Tournament March 2 at South Hagerstown High School. The team competed in an improvisational challenge called "Change in Realitee. " After drawing a slip with a dramatic change and then a communication technique, they then had five minutes to put together a scene using only eight plain white T-shirts.
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | March 6, 2013
“Float Away With a Good Book” was the theme for Salem Avenue Elementary School's family reading night on Feb. 27. Families enjoyed listening to guest readers, used computers to find helpful websites, were shown educational apps for their home devices, and were treated to ice cream floats. Parents learned strategies to use at home to help their children become successful at reading. Students were given a free book and signed pledges to read 30 minutes a day for the month.
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | January 23, 2013
On Jan. 11, Salem Avenue Elementary School held its geography bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society.  The 10 student finalists were Riley Parker, Corey Wilt, Dylan Johnson, Emi Erekosima, Dylan Moats, Kaylee Oyler, Jade Steward, Ivan Ramirez, Ryleigh Stine and Katlin Salcutan. The students participated in the competition that tested knowledge of geography, including facts about the United States and world geography. The winner was Satcutan and Stine was the first runner-up.
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