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By MARLO BARNHART | June 4, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- Perhaps it comes as no surprise that 20-year-old Rachel Bibbee got deeply involved in an organization dedicated to protecting African children from forced military service halfway around the world. After all, Rachel was just 18 months old when she appeared in a red, white and blue dress, waving an American flag at a fundraiser for a cause in which her mother, Lynn Bibbee, was involved. For a number of years, Lynn Bibbee was the community involvement coordinator at Sam's Club in Hagerstown.
NEWS
May 4, 2009
The two Destination Imagination teams from Old Forge Elementary School finished in the top six of all participating teams at the State DI Tournament at Towson (Md.) University on April 18. The EleMechanix team placed third in the "Operation Cooperation" challenge, and the Woodchuckers squad placed sixth in the "A New Angle" challenge. EleMechanix team members are Megan Black (fourth grade), Seth Garnand (fifth frade), Tyler Linn (fifth grade), Mari Mullane (fifth grade), Samantha Pryor (fourth grade)
OBITUARIES
April 23, 2012
Margaret Kees, of Towson, Md., died Saturday, April 21, 2012. Friends may call Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home Inc., Towson. There will be no service or burial.
NEWS
May 24, 2006
Four Boonsboro High School students received a superior rating on their quartet piece at the Washington County Festival. They advanced to the state-level competition at Towson (Md.) University, and received a superior rating there. The members of the quartet are, Adam Stephens, baritone saxophone; Tyler Deatrich, alto saxophone; Chris Heim, tenor saxophone; and Tyler Austin, alto saxophone.
OBITUARIES
April 9, 2013
Frances Marlene "Frankie" Miller, 73, of Baltimore, Md., died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Gilchrist Center in Towson, Md. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenway Cemetery.
OBITUARIES
April 24, 2013
Marshall David Levine, 72, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Gilchrest Hospice in Towson, Md. A memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Zion Episcopal Church. Following the service, the family will receive friends at the Anvil Restaurant in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Arrangements are by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town, W.Va.
NEWS
by MARLO BARNHART | June 14, 2006
WILLIAMSPORT - More than anything, Lari Mead wants to be a nursing home administrator. So when a 12-week internship at Williamsport Retirement Village came her way, the Towson (Md.) University student jumped at the chance. "When we did a program at Towson four years ago, we met Lari's department chair," said Tim Berry, Williamsport Retirement Village administrator. Sharon Buchbinder, professor/chair of the Department of Health Sciences, remembered Williamsport Retirement Village from that encounter and called on Mead's behalf about a 12-week intern position there.
NEWS
May 18, 2009
Williamsport Elementary School's Destinator Imaginators took third place at the Maryland Creative Problem Solvers Festival of Creativity April 18 at Towson (Md.) State University. Twenty-one teams competed in the elementary division. The team advanced to the state competition after taking first place on the regional level at the Western Maryland Regional Destination Imagination Tournament, which included Allegany, Garrett, Frederick, Carroll and Washington counties. Four teams competed in the elementary division on the regional level.
NEWS
December 17, 2006
O'Neill Physical Therapy Services Judy Zube, a physical therapist with O'Neill Physical Therapy Services, recently attended a continuing education course entitled "Osteoporosis: There Is Something You Can Do About It. " The course focused on exercises to prevent osteoporosis and exercises for people with osteoporosis or osteopenia. Apparatus Repair & Engineering Inc. Kevin J. Miller, vice president and co-owner of Apparatus Repair & Engineering Inc. in Hagerstown, has been selected secretary/treasurer of the Electrical Apparatus Service Association.
NEWS
October 7, 2002
The Maryland Lupus Foundation holds "Understanding Your Medications" Monday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Hagerstown Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Prospect St. For information or to receive information on lupus, call the Maryland Lupus Foundation at 1-800-777-0934. Talk series for parents set Aspergers Syndrome Let's Talk Series will meet Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Families who have a child diagnosed with this syndrome are encouraged to attend. Up With Downs Let's Talk Series will meet Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The series is for parents who have a family member with Down Syndrome.
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EDUCATION
May 19, 2013
The nursing students from Towson University at University System of Maryland at Hagerstown attended and participated in the Health Occupations Students of America  competition as judges for the state event on April 18. It was the 34th annual state leadership conference, which was held in Lancaster, Pa. The health occupations program is a national organization and leadership component for future health care professionals in both secondary and...
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OBITUARIES
April 24, 2013
Marshall David Levine, 72, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Gilchrest Hospice in Towson, Md. A memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Zion Episcopal Church. Following the service, the family will receive friends at the Anvil Restaurant in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Arrangements are by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town, W.Va.
OBITUARIES
April 9, 2013
Frances Marlene "Frankie" Miller, 73, of Baltimore, Md., died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Gilchrist Center in Towson, Md. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenway Cemetery.
SPORTS
By TIM KOELBLE | koelble@herald-mail.com | March 12, 2013
The recent decision to discontinue the baseball program at Towson University will affect one athlete from Washington County. Former Smithsburg High School star Ryne Willard, a sophomore at Towson, was among the 36 players who received the news Friday that the 2013 season would be the last for baseball at the school. “I was in class at 9 a.m., got an email at 9:15 that there was a meeting at 10 about the baseball program,” Willard said. “We had a short time to get to the meeting and some players didn't get there.
EDUCATION
December 16, 2012
Recently, Towson University at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown held a leadership simulation for its senior nursing students. The faculty at the Hagerstown campus regularly offers simulation exercises to their students as part of the nursing curriculum. This month, Towson at USMH will graduate 13 students in its second winter graduating class. The students will receive a bachelor of science degree in nursing. Throughout their program at USMH, students are required to participate in simulations as part of the curriculum.
OBITUARIES
April 23, 2012
Margaret Kees, of Towson, Md., died Saturday, April 21, 2012. Friends may call Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home Inc., Towson. There will be no service or burial.
NEWS
August 24, 2009
Towson (Md.) University has received a $1.1 million grant that will enable it to expand its nursing program at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown for the 2009-10 academic year. "The nursing program has been rapidly growing since its start in the fall of 2006," Judy Breitenbach, Towson nursing programs director at USM-H, said in an e-mailed press release. "The grant money will allow us to increase undergraduate enrollment during the spring semester. " Twenty-one students have been admitted to the undergraduate program for the fall.
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | June 4, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- Perhaps it comes as no surprise that 20-year-old Rachel Bibbee got deeply involved in an organization dedicated to protecting African children from forced military service halfway around the world. After all, Rachel was just 18 months old when she appeared in a red, white and blue dress, waving an American flag at a fundraiser for a cause in which her mother, Lynn Bibbee, was involved. For a number of years, Lynn Bibbee was the community involvement coordinator at Sam's Club in Hagerstown.
NEWS
May 18, 2009
Williamsport Elementary School's Destinator Imaginators took third place at the Maryland Creative Problem Solvers Festival of Creativity April 18 at Towson (Md.) State University. Twenty-one teams competed in the elementary division. The team advanced to the state competition after taking first place on the regional level at the Western Maryland Regional Destination Imagination Tournament, which included Allegany, Garrett, Frederick, Carroll and Washington counties. Four teams competed in the elementary division on the regional level.
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