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October 9, 1997
The 1997 Washington County Women's Fair will be at Frostburg State University's Hagerstown campus Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The following events are scheduled: 9 to 10 a.m. - registration and exhibits, FSU, 20 Public Square 9:30 a.m. - music and entertainment, FSU 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - workshops, FSU 10 a.m. to noon - Women at the Table, Tres School for the Arts, 7 S. Potomac St. This panel discussion is...
July 23, 2011
Gates opens at 10 a.m. Cost: $2 general admission 1 to 3 p.m. - Cheese carving contest, Twigg Cycle Activity Tent 1 to 2:30 p.m. - Living Stones Christian music, Twigg Cycle Activity Tent 3 to 6 p.m. - Iron Chef Burger Cook-off competition, Twigg Cycle Activity Tent 5 p.m. - Horse pull followed by live music by Ernie Bradley and The Grassy Ridge Band, and CB Pickers, $5 per person, grandstand For a complete...
December 17, 2010
The following classes are offered at the Barr Institute at Associated Builders and Contractors on North Locust Street in Hagerstown: Geothermal Heat Pump Installation      Jan. 10 to Feb.  28     The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m.   Registration deadline: Jan. 6 Cost: $415 Maryland Plumbing Journeyman and Master Exam Prep Course   Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 11 and 13, from 6...
July 10, 2013
Wednesday's schedule of events at the Franklin County Fair: 10 a.m. - Youth goat show 6 p.m. - Demolition derby (arena) 6:15 p.m. - Talent contest signups begin 6 p.m. - Midway rides begin 7:30 p.m. - Talent contest 7:30 p.m. - 4-H/FFA animal dress-up parade The fair continues through Saturday at 3725 Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg. Admission is $10 per carload and $5 for single admission and walk-ins. Parking is free.
August 16, 2012
Washington County Free Library has announced the following schedule for its Noteworthy Sundays at Your Library 2012-13 concert series: Sept. 9 - Terry and Tobias Oct. 14 - Take Two Nov. 4 - Candice Mowbray Dec. 9 - Aca Perco Jan. 6 - Andrew McKnight Feb. 10 - Jeff Smith March 10  - Steve Abshire The events are sponsored in part by the Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau. All of the concerts will be held at the Leonard P. Snyder Memorial Branch Library in Clear Spring at 12624 Broadfording Road.
July 8, 2011
Friday, July 8, 2011 YOUTH BASEBALL Four losers’ bracket games in the Maryland Little League Baseball District 1 11-12 Tournament were postponed by rain Friday evening. All four games were rescheduled for this afternoon. At 1 p.m., Maugansville will play at Sharpsburg and Hancock travels to Clear Spring. At 5, American hosts Halfway and West End plays at South Mountain. The four games originally scheduled for today were pushed back to Sunday. In the winners’ bracket, Valley will play at Federal and Conococheague travels to National.
September 2, 2010
Hagerstown Community Concert Association Inc. announces its 2010-2011 season schedule of events. All performances are at The Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown. o Jim Witter: The Piano Men performs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6. The "Piano Men" is a parallel musical journey of the songs, piano stylings and voices of two of pop music's most popular artists of the 1970s and '80s: Billy Joel and Elton John. Also, the Community Concert Outreach Program will sponsor a Witter performance for Washington County students at the Maryland Theatre.
December 17, 2012
Musselman High School will open as planned Tuesday, according to a Berkeley County Schools spokeswoman. The high school in Inwood was closed Monday because of a water main break, but will reopen Tuesday at normal times for students and staff, Berkeley County Schools spokeswoman Leah Daniel said Monday.
May 21, 1999
Work on the Interstate 70-Downsville Pike interchange is on schedule, said John Ruff, an engineering technician with the Maryland Department of Transportation. The interchange is expected to open in early September. The $6.2 million construction project is about 75 percent complete, Ruff said. The project's total cost is $9.8 million.
September 10, 2013
The Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association will holds its next line dance Saturday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Club, 18007 Maugans Ave. The Country Western T-Shirt Dance is for singles and couples. It is open to the public. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. For more information, send an email to
August 30, 2013
The Hagerstown Pathfinder Club will hold registration for boys and girls, ages 10 to 15, on Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, 11507 Robinwood Drive. Participants will make new friends, and participate in games, activities, hiking, canoeing,  camping and survival skills. They will learn drills and marching. Parents will have the opportunity to see their child grow, and interact with other boys and girls their age where Christian values are observed.
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | | August 30, 2013
A man charged in the shooting a man and a girl during Fourth of July festivities at a Martinsburg park last year is on schedule to be tried on remaining charges in the case next week.  Daniel Lee Herbert, 29, was indicted in October 2012 on two counts of attempted murder, three counts of malicious assault, five counts of wanton endangerment, and single counts of felon in possession of a firearm and fleeing on foot from a law enforcement officer.  ...
August 28, 2013
The 2013-14 schedule of public programs at the William M. Brish Planetarium has been released by Washington County Public Schools. Programs are scheduled at 5:30 and 7 p.m. on the first and fourth Tuesdays each month, unless otherwise noted. If schools are closed or dismissed early that day, the planetarium program is canceled. Here is this year's schedule:   Sept. 3 and 24, and Oct. 1 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. - Finding Your Way Around Earth and Sky - Take a journey to the center of the Earth and find out how your location on the Earth directly affects the seasons you experience.  Recommended for upper elementary through adult audiences.
August 27, 2013
The Borough of Waynesboro's fourth annual Dog Swim will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m., at Northside Pool on Brown Street in Waynesboro. The cost is $5 for the first dog and owner, and $5 for each additional person or dog. There is a $20 maximum per family. Those attending are asked to bring a bag of dog food as a donation to the Antietam Humane Society. Proceeds will benefit the Northside Dog Park, a fenced-in park near the pool with areas for large and small dogs to run leash-free.
August 25, 2013
The City of Hagerstown Water Department provided information about its hydrant-flushing schedule. Hydrants in Zone 6 will be flushed from Tuesday, Aug. 27, through Tuesday, Sept. 3. That includes the area bordered by the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks to the west, Memorial Boulevard to the north, Rose Hill Avenue to the east and South Hagerstown High School to the south, including all of Pope Avenue and Corbett Street. The water department advises water customers in those areas, especially those using automatic washing machines, to frequently check their water supply for discolored water conditions, which might occur because of the work being done.
August 22, 2013
The following is the schedule of events for Friday and Saturday at the Jefferson County Fair at 1707 Leetown Pike in Kearneysville, W.Va.: Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Open horse show - English/hunter show Noon: Skill-a-Thon, show barn 3 p.m.: Exhibit buildings open 4 p.m.: South Jefferson Ruritan chicken barbecue 4:30-6:30 p.m.: Bubble B & Mr. B, entertainment for children 6 p.m.: Carnival area open to public ...
August 21, 2013
The 11th annual Spudfest will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Rural Heritage Museum at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center at 7313 Sharpsburg Pike in Boonsboro. Aside from plenty of spud-inspired food, attendees can watch a horse-drawn plow potato harvest. Children will receive prizes for finding the largest and smallest potato. Other events include a live, artisan bread-baking demonstration at the outdoor bread oven, and a homemade potato-chip demonstration using potatoes from the harvest.
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