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.
October 4, 2008
Elementary School Cross Country Run at Eastern Elementary Fifth Grade boys (1,600 meters) - 1. Isaiah Brooks (Potomac Heights) 6:12, 2. Tyler Siergeza (Paramount) 6:17, 3. Justin Beckley (Fountain Rock) 6:20, 4. Michael Riley 6:30, 5. Shane Thrailkill (Maugansville) 6:38; 6. Brandon Racine (Williamsport) 6:42, 7. Darian Bryan (Williamsport) 6:44; 8. Daniel Harrast (Eastern) 6:47, 9. Wesley Vermeulen (Conococheage) 6:47, 10. Nathan Jones (Eastern) 6:49, 11. Bryce Ruppenthal (Linconshire)
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.
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.
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....
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.
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.
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)
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.