June 8, 2008
The Herald-Mail embarked on two projects in May that use new technology and take advantage of our relationship with our sister company in Hagerstown, Antietam Cable. We have begun a new publication introduced in the South County-Boonsboro-Sharpsburg area called Washington County Living (WCL). It's available for free at dozens of retail outlets in southern Washington County, and delivered to nonsubscribers of The Herald-Mail in that area. It is accompanied by a Web site by the same name - washingtoncountyliving.
September 9, 1997
By LISA GRAYBEAL Staff Writer, Chambersburg CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg youth can no longer say they have no place to go and nothing to do. The Wolf Den, a club for youth ages 15 to 21, opened its doors at 3 p.m. Monday on the corner of South Fourth Street and Stanley Avenue just in time to catch the after-school crowd. "I want this to be an exclusive under-21 club - a classy club - someplace where they (teens) can be proud to be," said Dan Fry, who operates the club with his wife, Donna.
January 23, 1997
By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer Despite the contentions of two Ohio doctors that carrying 100-plus doses of morphine in their family van was routine, a Washington County District Court judge didn't agree on Thursday. Judge Noel Spence found Dr. Arlene Marie Basedow, 42, and Dr. William Kent Basedow, 44, of Ironton, Ohio, guilty of one count each of possession of morphine. The maximum penalty is four years in prison and/or a $25,000 fine on each count. Arlene Basedow also was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia, a used syringe found in her purse.
November 22, 1999
Is there a difference between yams and sweet potatoes? Mmmmmm. Thanksgiving. The wonderful aromas of roasting turkey, pumpkin pie and candied yams fill the house. cont. from lifestyle Yams? Or is it sweet potatoes? Is there a difference? You bet your sweet potato there is! The true yam is the tuber - the short, thickened, fleshy part of an underground stem - of a tropical vine and is not even distantly related to the sweet potato. Rarely found in U.S. markets, the yam is popular in Latin America and the Caribbean.
June 23, 2005
firstname.lastname@example.org CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The theater lineup this weekend at the Old Opera House Theatre will include a look at the end of time, "dead" Shakespeare characters and three generations of Russian-American women. It is the fifth annual New Voice Play Festival, kicking off Friday, June 24. "We have four plays that you can see all at one time for one price," says Steven Brewer, manager and artistic director for the Old Opera House Theater Co. "You get to see something that is brand new that has never been performed before.
June 12, 2007
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March 27, 2013
As part of the upcoming Nora Roberts Writing Institute at Hagerstown Community College, HCC will offer a Young Writers Institute for high school students entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade. The program will be held Aug. 2 and 3, the same weekend as the Nora Roberts program, and will feature a series of workshops and events geared toward aspiring young writers. Workshops will include fiction-crafting and publishing, as well as the opportunity to network with other teen writers. Cost is $185 per person.
April 25, 2013
As part of the upcoming Nora Roberts Writing Institute (NRWI) at Hagerstown Community College, HCC will also offer a special Young Writers Institute for high school students entering 10th through 12 grades. The Young Writers Institute will be Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 3, the same weekend as NRWI, and will feature a series of workshops and events specially geared towards aspiring, young writers. Workshops will include fiction-crafting and publishing, as well as the opportunity to network with other teen writers.
November 22, 1996
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Nine months after a Berkeley County jury found Kevin Ray Fowler innocent of the murder of Martinsburg pawn shop owner David Frazier, a U.S. District judge sentenced him to more than 22 years in federal prison for his guilty plea on drug charges, according to a release from U.S. Attorney William D. Wilmoth in Wheeling, W.Va., Friday. Fowler was sentenced in federal court in Martinsburg by Chief Judge Frederick P. Stamp Thursday, according to Wilmoth.