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Lynn Little | June 21, 2011
The list of reasons to eat veggies is a long one: Vegetables play an important role in weight management.   They are naturally low in calories and cholesterol, are fat-free and packed with health-enhancing phytonutrients.    Veggies help protect bones and prevent strokes.  Green leafy vegetables are closely linked to heart health.  Yellow-orange and green veggies reduce the risk of diabetes. Summer brings another important reason to eat more veggies.
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October 31, 2004
By E.T. MOORE HALFWAY - There are two ways to get Chinese food at Valley Mall. Walk through the food court and you'll hear a patter of offers for free samples at the side-by-side Chinese places. One employee, a lively character, once posed for a picture with some teenagers - but a mall security guard prohibited them from using their camera in the mall. There's a more sedate option for an inexpensive meal. Go to the JCPenney side of the mall, facing Halfway Boulevard. Rick's China Garden has its own entrance there.
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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | October 3, 2009
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Market Day found its groove in Waynesboro on Saturday when the fifth-annual event welcomed record crowds to peruse more vendors than ever. Sponsored by Mainstreet Waynesboro Inc., the event featured craft vendors, food, live music and entertainment, as well as activities for children and sidewalk sales by Main Street businesses. "I think its our biggest and best Market Day so far," said Melissa Russ, event coordinator. "Everyone knows what to expect now and they know it is a great way to spend the day. " One thing Waynesboro has come to expect with Market Days: the signature scarecrows strapped to lampposts along Main Street.
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By Kate Coleman | June 9, 1998
by Ric Dugan / staff photographer enlargment Amy Orsini has an automatic drip coffeemaker at home, but she usually waits to get to work at Bentley's Bagel's to have her morning cup of coffee. The house blend is called "fog lifter. " --cont from front page-- Whether you drink your coffee to lift your morning fog or relish the aroma and flavor, here are a few tips from experts to help make that first cup of Joe - or the second or third - a little bit better.
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August 3, 1997
By BRENDAN KIRBY Staff Writer SHARPSBURG - The judges huddled, compared notes and evaluated the contestants some more. Then they declared a winner - actually, two winners - in the third annual Washington County Ag Expo ice cream churning contest. The Washington County Rifle Club won the 4-H Club division and Southern States of Hagerstown took the non-4-H category. The winners won gift certificates from Nutter's Ice Cream in Sharpsburg and J&K Concessions, respectively.
NEWS
November 13, 1998
By BRYN MICKLE / Staff Writer photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer Pizza, chicken nuggets and fudgie brownies are sure-fire winners with the elementary school lunch crowd. But rice, peas and pasta? That's another story. "We have a whole generation of kids who don't know how to eat," said Sharon Walker, a Washington County Schools area manager for food and nutrition services. --cont. from front page -- "When it comes to a crunchy fish sandwich versus pizza, the pizza always wins," she said.
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By Lynn F. Little | October 14, 1997
Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourage eating a diet low in fat and moderate in sugar and salt. If you want to alter frequently used recipes, how low can you go for these three ingredients without sacrificing taste and quality? Sugar and fat affect tenderness and volume of baked products. Sugar, fat and salt and all add flavor to foods. However, you often can use less of these ingredients and still enjoy the finished product. Herbs and spices may be used to enhance flavor when reducing sugar, fat and salt.
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by JEFF SEMLER/Extension educator | July 6, 2004
Last week was one of my favorite weeks of the summer. No, it wasn't my family vacation nor was it the Ag Expo, while they rate one and two on my list, respectively. It was Farm Fun Day Camp. It is hard to believe that a program hatched by a cadre of volunteers and extension professionals has been going strong this long. It is one of my favorites because it combines two of my passions - working with youngsters and introducing people to agriculture. Where does milk come from?
NEWS
August 7, 2004
Old rules still apply To the editor: On the front page of Sunday's paper, July 25, a half page was devoted to a man who is an avowed homosexual. Not disturbing enough, he is praising his partner for committing suicide. I was sickened. I knew I needed to write, but I also knew I needed guidance. Here's what happened. At mass that morning, the first reading was from Genesis 18, and to get the full picture read on into Chapter 19. That reading from the Old Testament clearly defined how God felt about men lying down with men in Sodom and Gomorrah.
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