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by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | November 12, 2003
gregs@herald-mail.com Former armed forces members gathered Tuesday morning in Hagerstown for a solemn ceremony to commemorate their fallen comrades, but they also used the occasion to reflect on current events. About 60 people gathered to celebrate Veterans Day in front of the Washington County Circuit Court building, where members of more than two dozen local service organizations laid wreaths at the war memorial on West Washington Street near its intersection with Summit Avenue.
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NEWS
May 24, 1997
By TERRY TALBERT Staff Writer SHARPSBURG - Flags were waving, bagpipes were playing, and traffic was bottlenecked shortly after noon on Saturday as visitors descended on Sharpsburg to join residents in the town's 130th annual Memorial Day Commemoration, the oldest in the nation. For hungry patriots, the town served up a parade featuring retired U.S. Navy Adm. C. J. Rorie as grand marshal, a band concert followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the War Memorial in Town Square, and a memorial ceremony at Antietam National Battlefield.
NEWS
February 22, 1999
"Hi mail call. I just wanted to call and wish my sweetheart Mikey a very Happy Birthday. Happy Birthday sweetheart, I love you. " "These three women, Monica, Linda Tripp and Paula Jones, why don't they find something else to do worthwhile for their community and their country instead of having these newsmen and news stations reporting their trash all the time. And to think Monica would have the nerve to write a book and try to sell it to the American people. After all the tension she has caused this country to think that she would still want to make money off the American people.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | May 31, 2010
Maugansville memorial rededication MAUGANSVILLE -- They are family and friends. They also are veterans who served or are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The 103 names were read aloud Monday at a Memorial Day ceremony at the Maugansville Ruritan building north of Hagerstown. Ruritan officials asked the Hagerstown-area community to notify the club of names of veterans who are friends or family members so they could be honored at the service, said Bob Walton, who organized the ceremony.
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By CLYDE FORD | August 7, 1998
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - As children prepared to splash in the water nearby, Berkeley County officials dedicated the new swimming pool at War Memorial Park in Martinsburg on Thursday. About 300 people attended the dedication ceremony. Martinsburg City Council and Berkeley County Commission representatives spoke of how they were able to put aside their differences to get the pool built. County Commission President James C. Smith said that at times it was difficult obtaining funding for the project.
LIFESTYLE
July 22, 2011
War Memorial Hospital's Center for Rehab & Wellness will offer a free nutrition program, "Healthy Eating Made Easy" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22. Sara Kuykendall, a registered and licensed dietitian with Valley Health Wellness & Fitness Services, will discuss ideas for making healthy food choices a part of your lifestyle. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 304-258-8377.
LIFESTYLE
July 22, 2011
War Memorial Hospital and Valley Health Wellness & Fitness Services will offer "Mind Aerobics," a series of classes to exercise your brain, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 to 31, at War Memorial Hospital. Kelly Walker, a health educator, will present Mind Aerobics, a four-week program designed to learn more about the brain, mental decline, and cognitive techniques to exercise the brain. The cost is $35. Registration is required by Friday, Aug. 5. For more information or to register, call 800-662-7831.
NEWS
By TRISH RUDDER | July 4, 2010
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Spending Independence Day at War Memorial Park is a tradition for many area families. Four generations of the Brown family of Jefferson County, W.Va., were celebrating July 4 at the park on Tennessee Avenue in Martinsburg. "Ever since I was little girl, this is where we spend the Fourth of July to celebrate our country," said Becky Sims of Charles Town, W.Va., who was grilling hamburgers for the family. Her mother, Anna Brown, 84, said she and her husband were married in 1944, and her in-laws introduced her to the park on Independence Day that year.
NEWS
by JOE CROCETTA / Staff Photographer | May 29, 2007
Hundreds of area residents took advantage of Monday's warm weather to go to parks throughout the Tri-State area, including War Memorial Park in Martinsburg, W.Va. Nicolas Venable, left, and his sister, Natalie, enjoy their ice cream cones while trying to cool down. Right, Marcus Riker, left, and his brother, Matt, watch Marcus' putt at War Memorial Park's miniature golf course.
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