November 15, 2008
Donald L. Sharer AUG. 10, 1940-NOV. 13, 2008 Donald Louis "Donnie" Sharer, 68, of 513 Mulberry St. in Hagerstown, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at the home of his son. Born Aug. 10, 1940, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late John Donnely and Helen Louise Grimes Sharer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Sharer. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a coach for the National Little League, Junior Football and Youth Basketball. He is survived by one son, Jeffrey Sharer of Hagerstown; two stepdaughters, Donna Jones of Fort Worth, Texas, and Mary Jo Zimmerman of Richmond, Va.; one stepson, John Gooding Jr. of Pass Christian, Miss.
November 9, 2007
Nature opportunity for kids The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is teaming up with three Eastern Panhandle libraries and Cacapon State Park to offer a new nature education opportunity for area children. The program started Nov. 1. The Audubon Society will provide each of the libraries and the park with "Nature Explorer" backpacks for children to check out. The backpacks will include books, field guides and supplies that have been specially selected to help children explore the natural world with an adult.