February 9, 2013
Registration is under way for the Chambersburg Half Marathon set for Saturday, March 9. Online registration for the event is available at www.chambersburghalf.org. Entry fee for early registration postmarked by Saturday, March 2, is $45 with a T-shirt; $35 without. Late registration is postmarked after March 2, is $50 with a shirt or $40 without it. For more information, go to www.chambersburghalf.org or www.chambersburgrrc.org .
October 26, 2012
The fourth annual Footin' For Animals non-competitive 5K and 10K fun walk/run to benefit the Briggs Animal Adoption Center is rain or shine Saturday, Nov. 3, at the State Arboretum of Virginia at Blandy Farm in Boyce, Va. There is a registration fee of $30, which includes a T-shirt. Registration is at 8:30 a.m.; walk/run starts at 10 a.m. For information, call 304-724-6558 or visit www.baacs.org.
June 6, 2012
Robert Priest was featured as a mentalist at an all-night Waynesboro(Pa.) Area Senior High School graduation party hosted by Communities That Care. The organization throws the party each year after graduation to ensure youths have a safe place to spend the night without alcohol or driving. Communities That Care gave away a television, mini-refrigerator, and computer and gift cards, and had swimming, a caricature artist, food, volleyball and T-shirt painting available to the 78 graduates in attendance.
September 29, 2011
Chambersburg Trojan Alumni Band will host a rehearsal at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Lunch will be served for the alumni before the Chambersburg vs. Harrisburg football game at 1 p.m. Cost is $15 (includes alumni band T-shirt). For for more information, go to www.chambersburg.k12.pa.us.albrinic .
June 8, 2011
The Vince Tantillo/Jack E. Barr 5K Memorial Run and 1K Ice Cream Run will be Saturday, June 18. The event supports the Hagerstown YMCA Kids to Camp program and Barr Construction Institute apprenticeship classes. The 5K race starts at 8:30 a.m. and the Ice Cream Run begins at 9:30 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The 5K entry fee costs $20, which includes T-shirt (limited number of T-shirts). The entry fee for the Ice Cream Run costs $12, which includes T-shirt, medallions and ice cream.
August 9, 2010
RANSON, W.Va.-- A suspect with a poor sense of timing was being held at the Eastern Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond on two charges of armed robbery following Monday-morning incidents, Ranson police said. Sgt. Todd D. Lutman Sr. said the first incident occurred at the 7-Eleven on South Mildred Street at 5:30 a.m. The second, at 10 a.m., was at Sofia's, a gaming facility at Ranson Square Shopping Center. In both incidents, the suspect, identified as Alexis Rios Conde, 31, entered the establishment, pulled over his head a T-shirt with eye holes cut out, approached employees and showed a weapon, Lutman said.
December 27, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg YMCA, 570 E. McKinley St., will offer the following classes: o 18 movement qigong, an ancient exercise that balances the body and mind together. o Interval challenge, small group training using exercise stations. o Spin fit and strong, 30 minutes of spinning and 30 minutes of strength training. o Corepole, delivering strength, cardio, flexibility and stability providing full-body conditioning. o Half marathon boot camp, fee includes boot camp T-shirt, body-fat analysis, fitness testing and entry fee for half marathon and race T-shirt.
December 14, 2009
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - The Morgan County Board of Education has backed a group of high school students wearing T-shirts in favor of national health care coverage. In a statement released Friday, Superintendent David Banks said the shirts fall within students' First Amendment right to free speech. Del. Daryl Cowles, R-Morgan, raised questions about the Berkeley Springs High School students' shirts. Cowles said he was worried they were being manipulated by the group Single Payer Action, which produced the shirts.
May 12, 2009
Grace Academy will host the Washington County Dodgeball Tournament Saturday, May 23, starting at 10 a.m. at the school at 13321 Cearfoss Pike in Hagerstown. The team entry costs $450 for a maximum 10-person team. Each team must be comprised of at least two women. You must be 18 or older to participate. Businesses organizations and churches are encouraged to enter a team. The top two teams will win prizes and trophies. Participants will receive a T-shirt. Register online by Friday at www.graceacademyonline.
March 16, 2009
Editor's note: Ellen Rowland's "Around North Hagerstown" column has been suspended for a few weeks while she recovers from surgery. If you have information for that area, e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-791-7647 Sunday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Lions plan breakfast The Longmeadow Lions Club will hold its spring pancake breakfast Saturday at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, from 7 to 11 a.m. Breakfast includes all the pancakes you can eat, a serving of Hoffman's sausage or puddin', orange juice, coffee, tea or hot chocolate.