April 2, 1999
Allen-Boyer Brooke Suzanne Boyer and Douglas Tyler Allen were married Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Hagerstown. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Boyer of Smithsburg. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Allen of Fairlawn, Ohio. The bride is a 1987 graduate of Smithsburg High School, a 1989 graduate of Hagerstown Junior College and a 1991 graduate of Salisbury State University with a bachelor of arts degree in English - secondary education.
December 23, 2005
Editor's note: This is the ninth story in a 10-part series about people who make the holiday season brighter for others. The series concludes Christmas Eve. email@example.com Early this month, Beth Plume and a few others spent two weekends buying clothes, shoes, toys and other items for three needy families. The price tag for their good deed was $3,000. Each of the families adopted by North Hagerstown High School's Key Club will receive about $1,000 in gifts for Christmas, said Plume, the club's president.
May 15, 2007
The Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Hagerstown has selected Debbie Banister as its Teacher of the Year. Banister, a first-grade teacher at Clear Spring Elementary School, was given the award as part of Wal-Mart's 12th annual Teacher of the Year program on May 8, which was National Teacher's Day. She received a $1,000 grant for Clear Spring Elementary, a $100 gift card to buy classroom supplies, a Teacher of the Year polo shirt and a personalized...
June 17, 1998
A storm that blew through the Hagerstown area Tuesday evening cut a path of destruction through the Valley Mall and Wesel Boulevard areas. At Valley Mall, high winds pulled away portions of the roof and smashed a large window in the vacant McCrory's store in the back of the mall. Pieces of roofing and insulation were scattered around the outside of the mall, and firefighters said hundreds of feet of roof had been damaged. J.C. Penney's loading dock was damaged. Trees outside the movie theater entrance were snapped in half.
January 30, 1999
Marvin Beaty charged out onto the floor of Sam's Club in Hagerstown on Friday morning for his $5,000 shopping spree. But after loading a box of silverware, a drill and a computer monitor onto his cart, he hit a snag: He couldn't think of anything else to buy. "When you can buy it, you can't think of what to get," said his wife, Jean Beaty. Marvin Beaty, who owns a game rental business in Winchester, Va., said he drives about an hour to Hagerstown each month to shop at Sam's Club, which offers its paid members discounts for food and other items that are often sold in bulk.
May 16, 2013
The Springfield Middle School Destination Imagination team qualified for the DI Globals on May 20 to 25 in Knoxville, Tenn. Team members include, from left, Emily Becker, Marly Stemper, Monica Becker and Madison Gaines. The team finished third in the state tournament at UMBC to qualify for the nationals. The team, known as the Flying NutJobs, would like to thank the community for its support, including the Williamsport mayor and town council, Sam's Club, Mrs. Ronald D. Smillie, Lincolnshire Elementary, Williamsport Fire Department, Sweet Frog, Martin's, Walmart, family and friends.
September 2, 2013
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14 holds a flower sale on weekends during September. Proceeds from donations for blue forget-me-not flowers benefit Washington County veterans and their families. Questions about claims for veterans' benefits will be addressed. For information call Douglas M. Flanigan at 301-491-9051. • 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7 - Sam's Club, 1700 Wesel Blvd., Hagerstown. • 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 and Saturday, Sept.
May 20, 2012
Hub Scrap Metals LLC Gregory A. Dahbura, president of Hub Scrap Metals LLC, has been honored as a “20 In Their Twenties” winner for 2012, it was announced April 13 by The Daily Record in Baltimore. The 20 in Their Twenties award honors 20 of Maryland's up-and-comers who are younger than 30. Selected by The Daily Record staff, honorees are chosen on the basis of their professional accomplishments, civic involvement and impact of achievement, according to the newspaper's website.
July 18, 2013
This week's movie at the Bridge of Life, 14 S. Potomac St. in downtown Hagerstown, is about the ancient war between humans and a race of giants, which is reignited when a young farmhand fights for a kingdom and the love of a princess. The movie is at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 20. There will be free popcorn and a drinks. To find out the name of this weekend's movie, call the church at 301-791-1674. Community health fair Make plans to attend the 10th Annual Walnut Street Community Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 3, at 24 N. Walnut St. Come out and receive free health screenings for breast cancer, diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, dental, and depression and anxiety.