Thumbs up to Lisa Key, circulation manager for Washington County Free Library, who was named the 2012 Outstanding Paraprofessional by the Maryland Library Association. Key will mark 35 years working for the library system July 1.
Thumbs up to the several thousand students in the Tri-State area who have graduated or soon will graduate from high school. We wish them well as they enter the next chapter of their life, be it higher education, the military or the work force.
Thumbs down to whoever is responsible for the theft last week of a black granite headstone from a grave at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chambersburg, Pa. The headstone was taken from the grave of an 18-year-old Eagle Scout who died in 2009.