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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
September 30, 2002
Berkeley County, W.Va. Sunday, Oct. 6: Bells for Remembrance - Participating local churches will ring bells in memory of women who have lost their lives to breast cancer, in honor of breast cancer survivors and in recognition of breast cancer awareness. 1-888-474-3044. Monday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.: Hanging of Breast Cancer Awareness wreath at Destiny Church. 115 Raleigh St., Martinsburg Saturday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m.: "Just for you" luncheon for breast cancer survivors at Berkeley Senior Center, 217 N. High St., Martinsburg Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m.: Breast cancer awareness seminar, Vanville Church of Christ, 1-304-263-2163 Wednesday, Oct. 23: Breast cancer seminar presented by Shepherd College nursing students, Berkeley Senior Center, Saturday, Oct. 26: Community Health Fair at the Martinsburg Mall - American Cancer Society, Shenandoah Maternity Center, West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program will have information on free mammograms.
NEWS
April 5, 2001
Start at your front door Want to make your home more welcoming as you welcome spring? Start at the front door. Your front door is a "room of its own," according to Nikki Willhite of www.AllThingsFrugal.com, home of The Pennypincher E-zine and Tightwad Tidbits Daily on the Web. Your front door is the first impression people have of your home, she writes. If it's warm and appealing, that feeling can come inside with them. Willhite, who has a degree in interior design, suggests carefully choosing the color you paint your front door.
NEWS
December 13, 2000
Huge wreath rules on this roof By RICHARD F. BELISLE / Staff Writer, Waynesboro photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Vicki Leatherman's home is rimmed with white lights. A fence and an old sleigh are draped with garland. Lights on plastic candy canes illuminate the path leading to the front door. "The only thing missing was something on the roof," said Leatherman, who lives with her husband, Tony, and three teenage daughters at 3874 Albert Ave. west of Greencastle.
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By DAN KULIN /Staff Writer | May 27, 2000
It was a day of fun and of remembering the sacrifices of military veterans as somber morning wreath-laying ceremonies led to an annual afternoon parade that was part of Sharpsburg's 133rd Memorial Day Commemoration on Saturday. While it did rain on their parade, spectators and participants alike said the weather didn't lessen their enthusiasm. "We got drenched but it was fun," said 9-year-old Brittany Sines of Hagerstown, who marched in the parade with the Silver Starlettes, a color guard and majorette group.
NEWS
November 30, 1999
Groups that placed wreaths during the Morris Frock Unit No. 42 Veterans Day service include: âEUR¢� General Reno Barracks World War I Veterans & Auxiliary âEUR¢ World War II Last Man's Club âEUR¢ Korean War Last Man's Club âEUR¢ Vietnam War Last Man's Club âEUR¢ Morris Frock Post and Unit No. 42, the American Legion & American Legion Auxiliary âEUR¢� Morris Frock Squadron of Sons of the American Legion âEUR¢�
NEWS
By KATE COLEMAN | November 18, 1999
"Greens" for the holidays don't have to be green. A little imagination and almost anything from the garden - green or not - can be used to make festive arrangements for the holiday season. This concept was demonstrated by designer Denny Warrenfeltz at Crossroads Garden Club's annual greens show last week. cont. from lifestyle Warrenfeltz, of Rooster Vane Gardens in Funkstown, made centerpieces, wreaths and a swag at the Women's Club in Hagerstown. Five minutes before the show was scheduled to begin, Warrenfeltz was snipping ivy from the beds in front of the Women's Club.
NEWS
June 8, 1999
"I am calling to give a message to Bob Maginnis. I have tried to send a letter to the editor about two months ago. I would like to know why it hasn't appeared in the paper yet. My number is 301-791-3767. May was Mental Health Awareness Month and I really needed it to be in there. I sent two letters in. " "Someone on June 2 found a Black Ponderainian and took her to the SPCA and the owners want to thank them very much. " "This is in reference to the court beat on page B2 on Thursday, June 3. Man pleads guilty of assault case.
NEWS
November 2, 1997
A number of Veterans Day events are planned around Washington County, featuring guest speakers, school assemblies and patriotic ceremonies. - Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10:45 a.m., at Boonsboro Senior High School, Joseph Frank, immediate past national commander of The American Legion, will be speaking at a program sponsored by Clopper Michael Post 10. - Saturday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m., Morris Frock Post 42, Frank will speak. - Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m., Marty Snook Park at the monument, Veterans Day program for all current and former Marines, call 301-432-5289 for more information.
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