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By TRISH RUDDER | December 23, 2007
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Bernie Stotler taught his children that Christmas is about giving, and he considered decorating for the holiday a way of giving to kids of all ages. After nearly half a century of lighting up the December nights, Bernie passed away in August. Now his daughters ? Kim Pittman, Bea Shaw and Karen Barker ? are carrying on the tradition, creating Bernie's Winter Wonderland in his honor. "Christmas was his favorite day of the year," said Pittman. "He would have hated it if we didn't do it. " And so, in October, as their father did for so many years, they began putting up the Christmas decorations.
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By TRISH RUDDER | December 22, 2007
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Bernie Stotler taught his children that Christmas is about giving, and he considered decorating for the holiday a way of giving to kids of all ages. After nearly half a century of lighting up the December nights, Bernie passed away in August. Now his daughters ? Kim Pittman, Bea Shaw and Karen Barker ? are carrying on the tradition, creating Bernie's Winter Wonderland in his honor. "Christmas was his favorite day of the year," said Pittman. "He would have hated it if we didn't do it. " And so, in October, as their father did for so many years, they began putting up the Christmas decorations.
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by SYDNEY TOOLEY | December 19, 2006
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - There are different types of ice. There is ice we should not drive on, or throw, but we do like to skate on it. And there is ICE! ICE! is a kind of art gallery at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville. It is one of the most beautiful, interesting and coldest places I've ever been. Artisans sculpted about 1.5 million pounds of ice into fabulous shapes, sizes and designs. It is a seasonal show opening around Thanksgiving and ending Jan. 2. More than 10,000 people go through it annually, but it is not the same show each year.
EDUCATION
January 23, 2012
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools: Monday, Jan. 23 • Professional Day - No school for students Washington County Technical High - School Improvement Team meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24 Barbara Ingram School for the Arts - Dance parent guild meeting, 5 to 6 p.m. Bester Elementary - School store open for grades...
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Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | January 25, 2012
• On Thursday, Winter Street Elementary School will hold a PBIS, or Positive Behavior Intervention and Support, winter hop at 5:30 p.m. • A winter wonderland breakfast will be held Friday for students who have had perfect attendance during the month of January. School staff along with community volunteers will make pancakes and sausage to serve to the students. They will also be drawing students' names for prizes. Both Hoffman's and Holsinger's Meats have provided donations of food for the breakfast.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 28, 2012
1. Dip your toes into the Potomac Members of Williamsport Polar Bear Club will raise funds for the Humane Society of Washington County at noon Tuesday, Jan. 1, at Williamsport Boat Ramp. Participants will become official members of the Williamsport Polar Bear Club. Noon. Williamsport Boat Ramp. $20, includes a Polar Bear zipper pull, window decal and Williamsport Polar Bear Club certificate. Call 301-733-2060. Sign up will also be available New Year's Day. 2. For the fiddlers Fiddle Summit showcase concert will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Presbyterian Church, 100 Washington St., Shepherdstown, W.Va.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | December 26, 2004
andrews@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - This year's holiday party at Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown featured puppets, crooning and even closed-circuit TV. The telecast - possible this year because of new equipment - brought the celebration to patients who couldn't leave their rooms, but could watch it on TV, said N. Linn Hendershot, the center's communications director. The Muppet-like puppets were controlled by youths from Broadfording Christian Academy and Broadfording Bible Brethren Church, who hid behind curtains.
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January 21, 2006
Puppet show, workshop The staff of the Washington County Free Library Children's Department will present "The Reluctant Dragon," based on the story by Kenneth Grahame. In the story, a peace-loving dragon is forced to battle St. George the dragon slayer. After the puppet show, children will be shown how to make puppets they can take home. Today, 11 a.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-3250. Trains of Christmas A winter wonderland with O-gauge trains traveling through towns, crossing bridges and entering tunnels.
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by BOB PARASILITI | December 31, 2003
bobp@herald-mail.com COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Steve Suter has a way of keeping things in personal perspective. In the world of the University of Maryland receiver, things may not be perfect, but it's still an improvement over the past. "I had never been part of a big game before I got here," Suter said. "Now in my second year and I've got the chance to play in two big bowl games. " So Suter is taking Thursday's Gator Bowl against West Virginia seriously. Heading to Jacksonville, Fla., on New Year's Day isn't exactly Utopia, but it beats the alternative.
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