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by KAREN HANNA | May 3, 2005
Recycling, garden waste rules violated People who abuse the Town of Boonsboro's recycling and garbage pickup rules could be left feeling down in the dumps. Town Manager John Kendall told the council at its regular session Monday night that the town has experienced problems with people and businesses misusing its cardboard recycling bins and garden debris pickups. According to Kendall, the town's cardboard recycling bins frequently are overflowing with boxes that have not been broken down.
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By HEATHER KEELS | December 3, 2007
To hundreds of donors who have contributed to this year's Tree of Lights campaign, each golden twinkle on the giant tree in front of Washington County Hospital represents a loved one honored or remembered. To Kymberli Dixon, they represent opportunity. As a speech pathologist for Washington County Health System's Total Rehab Care, Dixon dreads the conversation she knows will eventually come with many of her patients. Days, weeks, or months into her work to help a child learn to speak normally, she often must tell parents their insurance coverage has run out - though the child's therapy is far from complete.
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by BONNIE H. BRECHBILL | August 15, 2004
bonnieb@herald-mail.com WAYNESBORO, Pa. - While Shawn Fogle of Waynesboro receives therapy to help him recover from a serious auto accident, his family is aiding his rehabilitation by raising money for his expenses. Fogle's cousins, Dawn Albaugh of Waynesboro and Donna Neiderer of Taneytown, Md., held a bake sale at the Waynesboro Kmart Saturday to raise funds to assist the Fogle family with co-pays, transportation and purchasing COBRA insurance, Albaugh said. A previous bake sale raised $1,100.
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September 11, 2012
A Franklin County, Pa., teenager who was seriously injured in an early August accident returned home Tuesday as expected, her father confirmed. Malory Weller, 17, left William Donald Schaefer Rehabilitation Center at Kernan Hospital in Baltimore Tuesday afternoon, according to Steve Weller of Little Cove, Pa. Weller said Malory was in “very good spirits” and “was very glad to be heading home.” Police reported that Malory was involved...
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By JANET HEIM | February 1, 2008
Mary Arena drew quite a crowd as she prepared to "bowl" at Ravenwood Lutheran Village. Arena, a resident who will be returning home after her therapy is complete, was demonstrating the use of the Nintendo Wii system at the open house for the village's new One Step Closer rehabilitation program. The dedication service and open house was held Thursday, Jan. 24. It was the culmination of years of planning by Lori-Anne Lavelle, rehabilitation coordinator, and her staff. The One Step Closer program - which incorporates physical, occupational and speech therapy - is designed to help seniors return home in less time, better equipped to handle the challenges of living at home.
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By MEG H. PARTINGTON | October 21, 1998
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Easter Seal Society of Franklin and Adams Counties Inc. is celebrating progress. In the five decades that the Chambersburg and Waynesboro, Pa., chapters have worked together to help the disabled become more self-sufficient, they have taken major steps. "Our mission is to help people with disabilities live a more independent life," says Robert S. Hoover, 70, who has been president/CEO of The Easter Seal Society of Franklin and Adams Counties since 1991.
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By ASHLEY HARTMAN | November 3, 2007
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - After 18 months of construction and five years of fundraising, the ribbon across the front of Fulton County's new $37 million medical center was cut Friday and the main entrance sign was unveiled during a dedication ceremony. The ceremony began in a pavilion beside the medical center, where hundreds of county residents and other supporters heard remarks from Pennsylvania legislators, members of the medical center's board of directors, employees of the medical center, volunteers and other special guests.
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by STACEY DANZUSO | November 19, 2002
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Signs of the upcoming Christmas holiday are beginning to pop up across Franklin County in the form of cartoonish reindeer, decorative snowmen and rosy-cheeked Santas. But what Christmas tree would be complete without an Abraham Lincoln ornament? Civil War buffs and supporters of Easter Seals in Franklin and Adams counties have anxiously awaited the arrival of the agency's annual Civil War-themed ornaments. For the last 12 years, Easter Seals has debuted a new Civil War ornament each Christmas, and this year's features President Abraham Lincoln.
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By LARRY YANOS | November 7, 2008
CLEAR SPRING -- Alec Long has faced some tough opponents over the years. None, however, matched the foes the Clear Spring High School student met in December 2007. After having discomfort in his right arm last fall and early winter, the 16-year-old son of Greg and Marsha Long went to Smithsburg Family Practice for an evaluation, where tests showed swollen lymph nodes. His doctor sent him for further testing to the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, where an emergency room doctor determined that Alec had severe pneumonia.
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By ASHLEY HARTMAN | November 2, 2007
MCCONNELLSBURG, PA. After 18 months of construction and five years of fundraising, the ribbon across the front of Fulton County's new $37 million Medical Center was cut Friday and the main entrance sign was unveiled during a dedication ceremony. The ceremony began in a pavilion beside the medical center, where hundreds of county residents and other supporters heard remarks from Pennsylvania legislators, members of the medical center's board of directors, employees of the medical center, volunteers and other special guests.
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September 11, 2012
A Franklin County, Pa., teenager who was seriously injured in an early August accident returned home Tuesday as expected, her father confirmed. Malory Weller, 17, left William Donald Schaefer Rehabilitation Center at Kernan Hospital in Baltimore Tuesday afternoon, according to Steve Weller of Little Cove, Pa. Weller said Malory was in “very good spirits” and “was very glad to be heading home.” Police reported that Malory was involved...
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By LARRY YANOS | November 7, 2008
CLEAR SPRING -- Alec Long has faced some tough opponents over the years. None, however, matched the foes the Clear Spring High School student met in December 2007. After having discomfort in his right arm last fall and early winter, the 16-year-old son of Greg and Marsha Long went to Smithsburg Family Practice for an evaluation, where tests showed swollen lymph nodes. His doctor sent him for further testing to the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, where an emergency room doctor determined that Alec had severe pneumonia.
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By JANET HEIM | February 1, 2008
Mary Arena drew quite a crowd as she prepared to "bowl" at Ravenwood Lutheran Village. Arena, a resident who will be returning home after her therapy is complete, was demonstrating the use of the Nintendo Wii system at the open house for the village's new One Step Closer rehabilitation program. The dedication service and open house was held Thursday, Jan. 24. It was the culmination of years of planning by Lori-Anne Lavelle, rehabilitation coordinator, and her staff. The One Step Closer program - which incorporates physical, occupational and speech therapy - is designed to help seniors return home in less time, better equipped to handle the challenges of living at home.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | December 3, 2007
To hundreds of donors who have contributed to this year's Tree of Lights campaign, each golden twinkle on the giant tree in front of Washington County Hospital represents a loved one honored or remembered. To Kymberli Dixon, they represent opportunity. As a speech pathologist for Washington County Health System's Total Rehab Care, Dixon dreads the conversation she knows will eventually come with many of her patients. Days, weeks, or months into her work to help a child learn to speak normally, she often must tell parents their insurance coverage has run out - though the child's therapy is far from complete.
NEWS
By ASHLEY HARTMAN | November 3, 2007
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - After 18 months of construction and five years of fundraising, the ribbon across the front of Fulton County's new $37 million medical center was cut Friday and the main entrance sign was unveiled during a dedication ceremony. The ceremony began in a pavilion beside the medical center, where hundreds of county residents and other supporters heard remarks from Pennsylvania legislators, members of the medical center's board of directors, employees of the medical center, volunteers and other special guests.
NEWS
By ASHLEY HARTMAN | November 2, 2007
MCCONNELLSBURG, PA. After 18 months of construction and five years of fundraising, the ribbon across the front of Fulton County's new $37 million Medical Center was cut Friday and the main entrance sign was unveiled during a dedication ceremony. The ceremony began in a pavilion beside the medical center, where hundreds of county residents and other supporters heard remarks from Pennsylvania legislators, members of the medical center's board of directors, employees of the medical center, volunteers and other special guests.
NEWS
by KAREN HANNA | May 3, 2005
Recycling, garden waste rules violated People who abuse the Town of Boonsboro's recycling and garbage pickup rules could be left feeling down in the dumps. Town Manager John Kendall told the council at its regular session Monday night that the town has experienced problems with people and businesses misusing its cardboard recycling bins and garden debris pickups. According to Kendall, the town's cardboard recycling bins frequently are overflowing with boxes that have not been broken down.
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by JULIE E. GREENE | March 21, 2005
julieg@herald-mail.com Butch Griffith's right hand has been clenched in a fist for more than a year. It's not that Griffith is mad at the world. He cannot uncurl his fingers without assistance and pain. Griffith, 58, had a hemorrhagic stroke Jan. 27, 2004, that left him unable to move his right side and temporarily impaired his speech. In a hemorrhagic stroke, a blood vessel ruptures, whereas in the more common ischemic stroke, a clot blocks an artery, experts said.
NEWS
by BONNIE H. BRECHBILL | August 15, 2004
bonnieb@herald-mail.com WAYNESBORO, Pa. - While Shawn Fogle of Waynesboro receives therapy to help him recover from a serious auto accident, his family is aiding his rehabilitation by raising money for his expenses. Fogle's cousins, Dawn Albaugh of Waynesboro and Donna Neiderer of Taneytown, Md., held a bake sale at the Waynesboro Kmart Saturday to raise funds to assist the Fogle family with co-pays, transportation and purchasing COBRA insurance, Albaugh said. A previous bake sale raised $1,100.
NEWS
by STACEY DANZUSO | November 19, 2002
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Signs of the upcoming Christmas holiday are beginning to pop up across Franklin County in the form of cartoonish reindeer, decorative snowmen and rosy-cheeked Santas. But what Christmas tree would be complete without an Abraham Lincoln ornament? Civil War buffs and supporters of Easter Seals in Franklin and Adams counties have anxiously awaited the arrival of the agency's annual Civil War-themed ornaments. For the last 12 years, Easter Seals has debuted a new Civil War ornament each Christmas, and this year's features President Abraham Lincoln.
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