May 12, 2013
Police chief supports Zook in Pa. judicial race To the editor: As the chief of the Shippensburg (Pa.) Police Department and a retired state police sergeant with more than 40 years of combined experience, I write this endorsement. I have had the opportunity to work with many judges in several Pennsylvania counties. Each judge approached his duties in his or her own unique way. No one person is perfect in all they do - neither judge nor police officer. However, there are several qualities I look for in a judge.
June 14, 2013
Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will lead the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Mary Diehl will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, The Youth Group will lead the service at the 9 a.m. service Sunday for Father's Day. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m. Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Pastor Linda Warehime's will be sharing her Father's Day message with “Being Godly in...
September 22, 2005
The Humane Society of Washington County, at 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, takes in and picks up stray or lost pets and pets being turned in for adoption. For more information about how to adopt a pet or to find out if a lost pet has been taken to the Humane Society, contact the agency at 301-733-2060. The Humane Society is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 7 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m.; and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is closed Sundays and Mondays.
May 2, 2013
The Museum Ramble, a self-guided tour including 24 museums and historic sites from Clear Spring to Smithsburg, will be Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5. Some museums will be open only one day. A printed guide and map to participating sites are available at the Visitor Welcome Center in downtown Hagerstown. Most of the participating museums are open free of charge, and many have special events planned for the weekend. For a complete guide and map, go to museumramble.marylandmemories.org . • Antietam National Battlefield (301-432-5124)
June 14, 2013
Artist Erin Mettille opened her one-woman exhibit and hosted an opening reception at the Washington County Arts Council May 30. Mettille's art was chosen from multiple submissions to be the “look” of the 18th annual Western Maryland Blues Fest. The Barbara Ingram School for the Arts graduating senior is on her way to Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga., in the fall and plans to major in illustration. Mettille participated in the Maryland Symphony Orchestra Collaboration in 2012 and the painting of the Greater Hagerstown Bicycle Mural Project in 2011-12.
October 26, 2011
The Humane Society of Washington County is participating in the new Food Lion Community Rewards program in an effort to raise additional funds. The shelter encourages Food Lion shoppers to help by signing up for the program naming the humane society as the organization to receive the benefits, to shop at Food Lion and purchase Food Lion Private Brand products. Supporters are asked to go to the Food Lion MVP site at www.foodlion.com and click on MVP Rewards to link their Food Lion MVP Cards to the humane society, organization code 252476.
April 15, 2013
The Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the State Line Ruritan Building off Pa. 11 at State Line (Pa.) Community Park. The guest speaker will be Bob O'Connor, an author and historian from Charles Town, W.Va. His program, titled “A House Divided Against Itself,” is based on his book of the same title about the Culp brothers who fought in the Civil War. Originally from Gettysburg, Pa., the brothers fought against each other in different areas on the same battlefield, one for the 2nd Virginia Infantry, CSA, and the other for the 87th Pennsylvania, USA. Both also spent time together in Chambersburg, Pa. The public is invited to the free event.
June 15, 2013
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Mary McGinley of Hagerstown was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Muhlenberg College. McGinley, a member of the class of 2014, is an English major and a religion studies minor. McGinley is a graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School in Hagerstown. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael McGinley of Hagerstown. BOCA RATON, Fla. - Catherine Magdaline Wolf of Hagerstown graduated May 11 with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Lynn University.
June 3, 2013
It has taken 18 years of being misdiagnosed, but local resident and business-owner Marsha Knicley, 64, of Hagerstown, can finally say she has Lyme disease . Those who know Knicley they would describe her as a smart and savvy businesswoman with a big personality and a big heart. Knicley has owned Sagittarius Salon & Spa in Hagerstown for 40 years. Yet behind the hairspray and glamor is a woman fighting to survive a debilitating disease. Lyme disease was first discovered in Lyme , Conn., in 1975, and it was there it found its name.