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October 29, 2004
Scott Adams, left, a West Virginia University freshman from Keyser, W.Va., plays the tenor drums with the WVU Drum Line Thursday morning at Jefferson High School. The drum line was under the direction of WVU Marching Band Director John Hendricks, a Shepherdstown, W.Va., native and Jefferson High School graduate. The performance was part of WVU Days in the Eastern Panhandle.
OBITUARIES
January 16, 2012
Howard H. Beil, Ph.D., 98, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Autumn Assisted Living in Hagerstown. In accordance with his wishes, Howard's body was donated to science at West Virginia University. Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs.
NEWS
November 2, 2008
Caleb Gill, son of Adele and Don Gill of Boonsboro, graduated from West Virginia University in May. Gill graduated cum laude and received degrees in mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering. He had a 4.0 grade-point average in fall 2007 and spring 2008, the last two semesters he attended WVU. Gill is employed as a civilian engineer with the U.S. Navy at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Lexington Park, Md. Gill is a 2003 graduate of Boonsboro High School.
EDUCATION
June 27, 2011
The National FFA organization awarded a $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough scholarship to Daniel Ridenour of the Smithsburg High School FFA. Hagerstown Ford, as a project of the National FFA Foundation, sponsors the scholarship. Daniel plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at West Virginia University. The award was presented by Chuck Wade of Hagerstown Ford. Daniel graduated June 3 with a 4.33 grade-point average.
OBITUARIES
October 30, 2012
Born May 25, 1924, in Cumberland, Md., she is survived by her daughters, Vicki Taylor-Breheim (Karl) of Pensacola, Fla., and Elizabeth (Betsy) Taylor of Clarksburg, Md.; her sister, Ruth Orndorff of Largo, Fla.; and her brother, W. Merle Cornelius Jr. (Doris) of Hagerstown, Md. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Felicia Popowski (LeRoy) of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jesse Bartz of New Albany, Ohio, Cody Bartz of Pensacola, Patrick Moroney of Clarksburg and Sean Silas Taylor of New York, N.Y. She also had two great-grandsons, Jared and Zachary Popowski, both of Colorado Springs, and numerous nieces and nephews.
NEWS
April 10, 2004
Whittington-Hoffman Catherine Rosanna Hoffman and Scott Lynn Whittington were married Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Clear Spring. The bride is the daughter of Barry and Patricia Hoffman of Hagerstown. The bridegroom is the son of Roy and Joyce Whittington of Hagerstown. The bride is a 1997 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. She attended West Virginia University and is employed by Staples The Office Superstore in Hagerstown.
NEWS
October 1, 1999
Henson-Felix Terry and Debra Henson of Hagerstown wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Beth Ann Henson, to Alan Francis Felix, son of Frank and Missy Felix of Hanover, Pa. Ms. Henson is a 1995 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and a 1999 graduate of Mount St. Mary's College with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. She is enrolled in the masters of education/special education program at Mount St. Mary's College. She is employed by Hanover/Adams Counseling Service.
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NEWS
August 26, 2013
I have the privilege of serving on several boards, committees and advisory councils locally and around the state.   In most cases, I find these opportunities not only a responsibility but a blessing. It should be no secret to regular readers that I thoroughly enjoy my job. However, you knew the other shoe was about to drop. There are times when I get frustrated. My frustration in this case is justified in that well-educated people should know better. There is a buzzword today in education, which is STEM.
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OPINION
By TIM ROWLAND | timr@herald-mail.com | April 7, 2013
The first weekend of this October, two planes will pass each other. One, filled with football players from the Northeast will be traveling some 1,300 miles to play a team in Texas. The other, filled with Texas football players, will be traveling even farther to play a football team (Rutgers) from New Jersey. They must do so because Southern Methodist University will be a new member of the Big East Conference, while former Big East member West Virginia University is entering its second year in the Southwest's Big 12 Conference.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | April 3, 2013
An agreement signed Wednesday by leaders of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College and the University of Charleston provides another option for students to seamlessly transfer from one school to the other to continue their education, officials said. The agreement provides Blue Ridge CTC students who complete an associate degree the option of transferring to the University of Charleston's Martinsburg campus to pursue a bachelor's degree without the risk of losing credit for completed course work.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | November 14, 2012
West Virginia University Hospitals-East is close to reaching its goal of raising $3 million in a major gifts fundraising campaign that was quietly launched about 18 months ago, officials announced Wednesday. About $1.93 million has been pledged so far, officials said Wednesday at the public launch of “Time Saves Lives: The Campaign for WVU Hospitals-East.” Campaign co-chairman Robert F. “Bob” Baronner Jr., said they hope to meet the goal by June 2013. “Considering the way the economy is, we've done extremely well,” Baronner said in an interview after the launch event where seven “leadership donors” and campaign volunteers and contributors were recognized at the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg.
OBITUARIES
October 30, 2012
Born May 25, 1924, in Cumberland, Md., she is survived by her daughters, Vicki Taylor-Breheim (Karl) of Pensacola, Fla., and Elizabeth (Betsy) Taylor of Clarksburg, Md.; her sister, Ruth Orndorff of Largo, Fla.; and her brother, W. Merle Cornelius Jr. (Doris) of Hagerstown, Md. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Felicia Popowski (LeRoy) of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jesse Bartz of New Albany, Ohio, Cody Bartz of Pensacola, Patrick Moroney of Clarksburg and Sean Silas Taylor of New York, N.Y. She also had two great-grandsons, Jared and Zachary Popowski, both of Colorado Springs, and numerous nieces and nephews.
OBITUARIES
January 17, 2012
Howard H. Bell, Ph.D., 98, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Autumn Assisted Living in Hagerstown. In accordance with his wishes, Howard's body was donated to science at West Virginia University. Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs.
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | November 30, 2011
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 34,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year with predictions that 6,900 will die of the disease. On Monday, the West Virginia University School of Medicine will offer free oral cancer screenings in the first floor conference room at WVU Hospitals-East Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson. Dr. Majid Shafiei, a clinical professor at WVU School of Medicine and a local ear, nose and throat specialist, is coordinating the screenings.
EDUCATION
June 27, 2011
The National FFA organization awarded a $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough scholarship to Daniel Ridenour of the Smithsburg High School FFA. Hagerstown Ford, as a project of the National FFA Foundation, sponsors the scholarship. Daniel plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at West Virginia University. The award was presented by Chuck Wade of Hagerstown Ford. Daniel graduated June 3 with a 4.33 grade-point average.
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