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By AMY WALLAUER | February 17, 1998
by Ric Dugan / staff photographer see the enlargement Internet sending W.Va. kids to governor's mansion MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Fourth-grader Trevor Herbert wants to know how big Gov. Cecil Underwood's mansion is. Later this month, he and his classmates at Valley View Elementary School near Martinsburg may find out. The fourth-grade class at Valley View won an Internet scavenger hunt in a competition with the other fourth-grade classes in Berkeley County.
By JENNIFER FITCH | July 6, 2010
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Waynesboro and Greencastle will participate in National Night Out on Aug. 3, with activities designed to foster relationships with police planned in both communities. Waynesboro police spokeswoman Kim Green said the department hasn't hosted National Night Out events in her seven-year tenure, but she's heard Center Square was closed periodically before that for similar activities. "Something like this was done in the past," she said. Waynesboro police will display emergency vehicles, host games, and work with Communities That Care to fingerprint and photograph children for identification kits.
September 25, 2012
If you believe chocolate is to die for, then Death by Chocolate is for you. The annual fundraiser for the Franklin County Historical Society will return to the east yard of the Old Jail, 175 E. King St., from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 20. For the first time, it will be held on AppleFest Saturday, when the main streets of downtown Chambersburg will be lined with food and craft vendors. Tastings at the Old Jail will be paired with ice cream, dessert, specialty teas and other culinary delights.
By DAN DEARTH | August 2, 2008
HAGERSTOWN - Caylee Davis said it didn't take very long for her to get dressed to attend Friday night's release party for author Stephenie Meyer's new book, "Breaking Dawn," at Borders at the Centre at Hagerstown. "Breaking Dawn" is the fourth and final book in Meyer's vampire series that also includes "Twilight," "New Moon" and "Eclipse. " Caylee, 14, of Martinsburg, W.Va., said she always wears dark clothes as part of her gothic look. The only thing she really had to add to get ready for Friday night was a pair of vampire fangs.
By SCOTT BUTKI | March 9, 2000
Prime Outlets announced Thursday that L. L. Bean and Liz Claiborne are among 20 stores that will open at the Hagerstown outlet center in April. cont. from front page Most of the stores moving into the 97,980-square-foot Phase III building will open before the April 14 grand opening ceremony, Marketing Director Alice Rosen said. A separate 66,169-square-foot building housing the Home Co. has been designated Phase IIIA. With the opening of Phase III, the number of stores at Prime Outlets, off Sharpsburg Pike, will increase from 86 to at least 106. The outlet mall, which owners project will draw an estimated 3 million people a year, has 86 stores in Phases I and II, Rosen said.
October 14, 2009
BALTIMORE - Go on, have another glass, hon. Sample beers both locally and nationally at Baltimore Beer Week, which continues through Sunday, Oct. 18, at various locations throughout Baltimore. What started out as an idea for a beer club has grown into an annual Charm City celebration of beers and ales. The event began Oct. 8 and features more than 350 events over the 10-day "week. " Highlights include a scavenger hunt by Frederick, Md.'s Flying Dog Brewery from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at Canton Square.
July 6, 2009
Hagerstown Community College's summer enrichment program, College for Kids, will offer a new course titled "Girls Exploring Engineering" from Aug. 3 to 7. The course is specifically geared toward girls entering grades six through eight who are interested in science, technology, engineering or math. The course will include hands-on activities that involve designing, building and testing. As part of the course, students will take a field trip to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, where they will experience a two-hour tour of the center's testing and engineering facilities, a computer visualization tour of the earth and planets called "Science on a Sphere," and a self-guided scavenger hunt of topics at the Visitor Center.
October 16, 2012
The 12th annual Harry E. and Florence Myers Younker reunion was held Sept. 9 at Camp Harding Park in Pecktonville with 65 family members attending. The event opened with welcoming remarks by Jason Malott and Janie Younker Spielman. It was recalled how the idea of the reunion began more than 12 years ago and everyone introduced themselves and how explained how they are related to the family. Recognized were Ruth Younker Malott, 90, and Edna Younker, 83, the two surviving of 12 children of Harry and Florence Younker.
June 13, 2005
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Members of the Civil Air Patrol traveled on June 4 to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. The group flew to the base courtesy of Martinsburg's 167th Airlift Wing of the West Virginia Air National Guard, which provided a C-130 for the 28 CAP members from the Martinsburg and Morgantown, W.Va., squadrons. During the flight, the crew answered questions and allowed visits to the cockpit. In Ohio, the cadets participated in a scavenger hunt at the base while the senior members toured the museum.
October 4, 2012
The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Hagerstown YMCA held their second Family Fun Treasure Hunt Sept. 22 at the YMCA, 1100 Eastern Blvd. in Hagerstown. Among other activities the event included: • Antique appraisers appraising items for the public for $5 each item • Vendors selling their crafts and other items • Activities for children, including a climbing wall provided by Mason-Dixon Boy Scouts of America, fire truck from the Longmeadow Volunteer Fire Co., and a scavenger hunt sponsored by Leitersburg Cinema.
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