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NEWS
August 4, 2008
"The Washington County Commissioners voted 3 to 1 to approve a $10,000 gift to Federal Little League All-Stars, to help with travel expenses to Bristol, Conn. There are a number of sports leagues who will now question why they are not supplemented equally. Commissioner Terry L. Baker stated that the league has not had enough time to raise its own funds for the trip, adding that 'this has only happened once in the last 18 years,' while suggesting additional gifts of T-shirts and county pins for the team.
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by LAURA ERNDE | June 12, 2002
laurae@herald-mail.com Despite being critically burned in a cooking accident at Washington County Technical High School last month, culinary student Dustin Holley graduated with his class Tuesday. "I was a little reluctant at first. People talked me into it. I know all my friends are behind me," said Holley, who had bandages around the burns on his neck. Holley's face, chest and arms were burned May 9 while he and two other students were preparing a chicken flamb dish.
NEWS
by BOB MAGINNIS | March 22, 2006
Odds and ends from a columnist's notebook: · This week's online chat with Lynn Jones, founder of the South Washington County Military Support Group, reminded me again of how much we need readers' help to do a good job. Jones' group was founded in 2003 to provide support the families of those whose children were soldiers stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq. At one point, Jones' son Kevin and daughter Kelly were both stationed in Iraq, so she knows firsthand the fear and frustration that is part of the daily lives of soldiers' parents.
NEWS
October 17, 2000
Big crowd expected at funeral By SCOTT BUTKI / Staff Writer see also: Craig Wibberley funeral details Saturday's military funeral services for Craig Wibberley of Williamsport will cause temporary closings of some roads and Interstate 70 ramps and will delay traffic, Sheriff Charles Mades said Tuesday. continued The services for sailor Wibberley, 19, may draw as many as 500 to 1,000 people, possibly including Gov. Parris Glendening and federal officials, he said.
NEWS
October 14, 2000
'My heart hurts because of a loss to the world' By LAURA ERNDE and SCOTT BUTKI / Staff Writers Patrick Roy, a sailor aboard the USS Cole, is pictured above. Patrick's mother, Kathy Brown, speaks outsie her Keedysville home Friday while family friend Michael Walsh listens. photo: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer Above, a flag flies at half-staff outside the post office in Keedysville, Patrick Roy's hometown.
NEWS
by ANDREW SCHOTZ | November 12, 2004
andrews@herald-mail.com HALFWAY - With membership dwindling, veterans' groups should recruit other people who serve and protect in various ways, former Washington County Commissioner Ronald Bowers said Thursday. "We must explore the realm of possibility of including others who take significant part in continuing to secure our freedoms and protect us from terrorism into our organizations," Bowers said. He was the main speaker at the Joint Veterans Council of Washington County's annual Veterans Day ceremony at Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park in Halfway.
NEWS
By DON AINES | June 2, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. -- John Wilkes Booth took aim at the back of the president's head, then stood stock still for a few minutes as a narrator recounted the events of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Having taken his "One small step for (a) man. One giant leap for mankind," Neil Armstrong stared off into the universe as a group of students listened to a retelling of the 1969 lunar landing. Those were two American moments brought to still life Monday at the 10th annual South Hamilton Elementary Third Grade Historical Wax Museum.
NEWS
By DON AINES | June 3, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - John Wilkes Booth took aim at the back of the president's head, then stood stock still for a few minutes as a narrator recounted the events of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Having taken his "One small step for (a) man. One giant leap for mankind," Neil Armstrong stared off into the universe as a group of students listened to a retelling of the 1969 lunar landing. Those were two American moments brought to still life Monday at the 10th annual South Hamilton Elementary Third Grade Historical Wax Museum.
OPINION
May 18, 2011
“Congratulations to the 14 student-athletes who were honored with the True Grit. We thank you for being a good inspiration to the rest of us. Best wishes in all you try to do.” — Sharpsburg “To the Berkeley Springs, W.Va., caller who complained about having so many kids in one room, and trying to teach them and couldn’t teach them, and that it was a drag on them for 180 days, and then thinking, a lot of the people think they...
NEWS
by KATE COLEMAN | February 17, 2003
katec@herald-mail.com Laurence Sharpe, 81, was a college student in Michigan when he heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. He remembers it well. He also recalls exactly where he was when he learned of John F. Kennedy's assassination on Nov. 22, 1963. An editor in the press service of the United States Information Agency in Washington, D.C., he was just going out for lunch. The bells on the United Press International teletype machines began ringing.
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