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NEWS
April 7, 2010
Jason Smith, an employee of Tri State Fence & Lawn, paints the chain link fence silver outside the Surrey Child Care Center on Virginia Avenue Wednesday.
NEWS
November 15, 2008
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Four area law enforcement agencies received top honors from AAA for their community safety efforts and enforcement activities, according to a press release from the East Central Region branch of the automobile association. The recipients of Platinum Awards at a luncheon Friday in Berkeley Springs were the Berkeley Springs Police Department, Harpers Ferry Police Department, Martinsburg Police Department and West Virginia State Police Troop 2 command based in Jefferson County.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | December 6, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- Four Washington County high schools were recognized in the U.S. News & World Report "Best High Schools" report released Thursday. North Hagerstown and Smithsburg high schools were placed in the magazine's silver award category, and Hancock Middle-Senior and South Hagerstown high schools were placed in the bronze award category. "I think it's an affirmation of the hard work that our students are carrying out, and the really hard work on the part of our staff members," Washington County Public Schools Superintendent Elizabeth Morgan said.
NEWS
March 15, 2009
Giant Food Stores CARLISLE, Pa. - Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets made more than $14.1 million in cash and product donations to charities in 2008. The donations were made through the "Living Here, Giving Here" program that includes local hunger-related organizations, Children's Miracle Network hospitals and local nonprofit groups. Regional food banks received $2.4 million in donations, including 1,200 turkeys at Thanksgiving. Children's Miracle Network hospitals received $2.3 million, through golf outings and $1 paper balloon and candle sales in stores.
NEWS
by Pepper Ballard | September 7, 2005
HAGERSTOWN pepperb@herald-mail.com Government "has usurped the role of philanthropy," which is why recognizing volunteerism is so necessary, U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., told a group of Citigroup employees gathered Tuesday to receive awards for service to the community. Bartlett presented most of the 22 employees with The President's Volunteer Service Award. He told those gathered in a Citigroup conference room that they should get a warm feeling April 15, when they file their taxes, because they are being philanthropists.
NEWS
February 22, 2001
10 receive Gold Award CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Ten area businesses received the Gold Award for donation increases of more than 20 percent in this year's United Way of Franklin County campaign. They included: HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Chambersburg YMCA HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Giant Food HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Lutheran Home Care Services HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Mercersburg Academy HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Nitterhouse Concrete and Masonry HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Orrstown Bank HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> State Farm Chambersburg HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> United Cerebral Palsy HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Women In Need HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> World Kitchen Inc. Four businesses earned a Silver Award for donation increases of between 10 percent and 19 percent.
LIFESTYLE
November 4, 2011
The Washington County Sheriff's Office was selected by the Girl Scout Council of Nation's Capital, Troop No. 40733, to receive 95 hand-made blankets, which will be carried by patrol deputies for use and distribution during times of crisis. These blankets are primarily intended for use as a comfort aid to children involved in domestic violence incidents, vehicle accidents or other traumatic events. They may also be useful when dealing with vulnerable adults, such as people with Alzheimer's and dementia, who require police assistance.
NEWS
September 10, 1997
By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer Caytie Smith is on a bear hunt. And the 13-year-old cadette Girl Scout isn't looking to bag just one big one - she's after a whole bunch of little ones, all named Teddy. "I'm collecting teddy bears to put in police cars for children to have if they are in an accident," Caytie said. Already, the St. James School ninth-grader has collected several teddy bears from friends and neighbors. But she wants more. "I called the Valley Mall and arranged to have a booth in their Community Days, Sept.
NEWS
by ROBERT KELLER | August 8, 2006
Some people are natural leaders in their group of friends. Other people have to work to become a leader, and that's what I did earlier this summer. I went to Junior Leadership Training Camp, part of Royal Rangers, a Christian ministry that reaches, teaches and keeps boys for Christ. There are different programs during JLTC. I attended Junior Training Camp. I arrived early at JTC at a camp near Honey Grove, Pa., on Sunday, June 18, before camp actually started. There were only two other kids from the outpost at my church, Alex and Zach.
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LIFESTYLE
November 4, 2011
The Washington County Sheriff's Office was selected by the Girl Scout Council of Nation's Capital, Troop No. 40733, to receive 95 hand-made blankets, which will be carried by patrol deputies for use and distribution during times of crisis. These blankets are primarily intended for use as a comfort aid to children involved in domestic violence incidents, vehicle accidents or other traumatic events. They may also be useful when dealing with vulnerable adults, such as people with Alzheimer's and dementia, who require police assistance.
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NEWS
April 7, 2010
Jason Smith, an employee of Tri State Fence & Lawn, paints the chain link fence silver outside the Surrey Child Care Center on Virginia Avenue Wednesday.
NEWS
March 15, 2009
Giant Food Stores CARLISLE, Pa. - Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets made more than $14.1 million in cash and product donations to charities in 2008. The donations were made through the "Living Here, Giving Here" program that includes local hunger-related organizations, Children's Miracle Network hospitals and local nonprofit groups. Regional food banks received $2.4 million in donations, including 1,200 turkeys at Thanksgiving. Children's Miracle Network hospitals received $2.3 million, through golf outings and $1 paper balloon and candle sales in stores.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | December 6, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- Four Washington County high schools were recognized in the U.S. News & World Report "Best High Schools" report released Thursday. North Hagerstown and Smithsburg high schools were placed in the magazine's silver award category, and Hancock Middle-Senior and South Hagerstown high schools were placed in the bronze award category. "I think it's an affirmation of the hard work that our students are carrying out, and the really hard work on the part of our staff members," Washington County Public Schools Superintendent Elizabeth Morgan said.
NEWS
November 15, 2008
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Four area law enforcement agencies received top honors from AAA for their community safety efforts and enforcement activities, according to a press release from the East Central Region branch of the automobile association. The recipients of Platinum Awards at a luncheon Friday in Berkeley Springs were the Berkeley Springs Police Department, Harpers Ferry Police Department, Martinsburg Police Department and West Virginia State Police Troop 2 command based in Jefferson County.
NEWS
by ROBERT KELLER | August 8, 2006
Some people are natural leaders in their group of friends. Other people have to work to become a leader, and that's what I did earlier this summer. I went to Junior Leadership Training Camp, part of Royal Rangers, a Christian ministry that reaches, teaches and keeps boys for Christ. There are different programs during JLTC. I attended Junior Training Camp. I arrived early at JTC at a camp near Honey Grove, Pa., on Sunday, June 18, before camp actually started. There were only two other kids from the outpost at my church, Alex and Zach.
NEWS
by Pepper Ballard | September 7, 2005
HAGERSTOWN pepperb@herald-mail.com Government "has usurped the role of philanthropy," which is why recognizing volunteerism is so necessary, U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., told a group of Citigroup employees gathered Tuesday to receive awards for service to the community. Bartlett presented most of the 22 employees with The President's Volunteer Service Award. He told those gathered in a Citigroup conference room that they should get a warm feeling April 15, when they file their taxes, because they are being philanthropists.
NEWS
February 22, 2001
10 receive Gold Award CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Ten area businesses received the Gold Award for donation increases of more than 20 percent in this year's United Way of Franklin County campaign. They included: HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Chambersburg YMCA HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Giant Food HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Lutheran Home Care Services HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Mercersburg Academy HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Nitterhouse Concrete and Masonry HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Orrstown Bank HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> State Farm Chambersburg HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> United Cerebral Palsy HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> Women In Need HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> World Kitchen Inc. Four businesses earned a Silver Award for donation increases of between 10 percent and 19 percent.
NEWS
September 10, 1997
By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer Caytie Smith is on a bear hunt. And the 13-year-old cadette Girl Scout isn't looking to bag just one big one - she's after a whole bunch of little ones, all named Teddy. "I'm collecting teddy bears to put in police cars for children to have if they are in an accident," Caytie said. Already, the St. James School ninth-grader has collected several teddy bears from friends and neighbors. But she wants more. "I called the Valley Mall and arranged to have a booth in their Community Days, Sept.
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