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By MARLO BARNHART | February 5, 2008
What's the difference between a doughnut and a fasnacht? There's the shape and the density, but more important is the fact that fasnachts traditionally are made only once a year, just in time for Shrove Tuesday - which is today - the day before Lent begins. "I tell people we tweak the spices on our fasnachts a little," said Fred Krumpe, co-owner of Krumpe's Do-Nuts, a doughnut dynasty in Hagerstown since 1932. "They are heavier, larger and square with two slits all the way through.
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | January 30, 2013
Will the groundhog see his shadow on Saturday? I sure hope not. I think he should sleep in because I am ready for an early spring. Washington Square UM Church begins holy season The Lenten season is soon upon us. Don't forget to order doughnuts from Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave. for Shrove Tuesday, which is Feb. 12. The doughnuts cost $2.50 a dozen and can be ordered by calling Patsy Weigand at 301-790-3510...
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by LORI HALL | February 8, 2006
School collecting items for special Jared Box Project Our students are giving from their hearts and you can help us! Our school is holding a project for the month of February. February is "The Heart Month. " We would like to help children. A young boy named Jared was diagnosed with an incurable brainstem tumor at the age of 5. He spent a lot of time in the hospital for treatments. While there, he noticed that a lot of children did not have anything to play. After Jared passed away in November 2000, his classmates wanted to do something to keep his memory alive.
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By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | February 11, 2013
As workers pulled out batches of square-shaped pastries drenched in glaze or covered in powdered sugar or cinnamon, customers walked in and out of Krumpe's Do-Nuts on Monday ordering half a dozen to two dozen of the treats at a time. “I try to get here every year,” Jeff Spielman, 63, of Hancock, said. “I'm getting one dozen for my family and a dozen for the people I work with” at Hagerstown Community College. The doughnut shop at 912 Maryland Ave., in Hagerstown, which has been serving up the sweet confections at the same location since 1950, opened at 7 a.m. Monday to begin selling its traditional pastries, known as fastnachts, a day ahead of Fastnacht Day. Eating fastnachts is a long-time Pennsylvania Dutch tradition on the days leading up to Ash Wednesday.
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By HEATHER KEELS | February 23, 2009
View the slideshow HAGERSTOWN -- At Washington Square United Methodist Church on Monday, the fryers were sizzling, the powdered sugar was flying and, bag by bag, the warm, homemade doughnuts just kept on coming. Volunteers at the church at 538 Washington Ave. were working in shifts to fill orders for more than 12,000 doughnuts over a period of 22 hours, coordinator Patsy Weigand said. The doughnut sale for Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins, has been an annual tradition at the church for more than 40 years.
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Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood | February 15, 2012
The community is invited to attend a pancake dinner Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.  at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 11833 Greenhill Drive off Jefferson Boulevard between Robinwood and Eastern boulevards. The Presbyterian Church of Hagerstown, 20 S. Prospect St., and St. Andrew Presbyterian, 10813 Donelson Drive, Williamsport, are joining in the Shrove Tuesday celebration. Donations will be accepted. The menu includes pancakes, sausage and beverages. Ash Wednesday service Covenant Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Church of Hagerstown are joining together for an Ash Wednesday service at 20 S. Prospect St. in downtown Hagerstown Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in the chapel.
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Jess West | Around West Hagerstown | February 16, 2011
The children's division of Washington Square United Methodist Church will hold its annual doughnut sale on Tuesday, March 8, which is Shrove Tuesday. Doughnuts cost $2.25 per dozen. Place orders by calling the church office at 301-739-2653 or Patty Weigand at 301-790-3510. The church is at 538 Washington Ave., next to Western Enterprise Fire Hall. There is plenty of parking to the rear of the church. Proceeds go to the children's division for its trip to Manidokan United Methodist Church Camp and other projects.
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February 12, 2009
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Men's Fellowship will hold its annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the church at 35 W. Potomac St., Williamsport. Tickets for all-you-can-eat pancakes cost $5. The meal includes scrambled eggs, two sausage patties and beverages. Proceeds go to support community organizations and other programs of charity. All are welcome. For more information, call Pastor Greg Martin at 301-223-7260.
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February 19, 2012
The children's division of Washington Square United Methodist Church is selling Shrove Tuesday doughnuts.    The doughnuts cost $2.50 per dozen. Place orders by calling the church office at 301-739-2653 or Patsy Weigand at 301-790-3510. Orders must be placed by Monday. The church is at 538 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown. Proceeds will go to the children and youth for their church camp at Camp Manidokan in the summer.
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February 18, 2012
St. Mark Episcopal Church's youth group will sponsor a pancake supper Tuesday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the St. Mark's Parish Hall at 18313 Lappans Road.  The youth group provides pancakes as a way to mark Shrove Tuesday and raise funds for its upcoming mission trip to Irwin, Pa., which is scheduled for June 24 to 30. The cost of the supper is $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, $3 for those ages 4 to 11 and free for those younger than 4....
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