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As we prepare for our state’s 150th birthday and reflect upon our history, we have many wonderful people for whom to be thankful — people who have worked together to make West Virginia what it is today. Our state was built by people of all...
Black History Month 2013 In honor of Black History Month, the Doleman Black Heritage Museum recognized the following athletes during a program Feb. 23 at The Maryland Theatre: Tom Parson Jr. Parson played basketball at North Hagerstown High School and...
Thumbs up to the students who participated in the annual Washington County Spelling Bee at Western Heights Middle School. These children battled nerves and some tough words to make their parents, teachers and communities proud. Thumbs up to the Doleman...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe 4th Doleman Black Heritage Museum Celebration of Black History on Saturday at The Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown was a bit of a family affair for the Parsons. Cathy Parson and her brother, Tom Parson, were among those honored at the event for their...
The Williams family and members of Greater Campher Temple will observe a memorial service celebrating the life of Pearl J. Harvey Williams. The service will be held at the church Sunday at 4 p.m. The church is at 125 W. Bethel St. in Hagerstown. The...
email@example.comLetterkenny Army Depot’s first African-American commander spoke during the Chambersburg base’s annual Black History Month observance. Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert C. Gaskill Sr. was the guest speaker at Wednesday’s event held in...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAfter the Civil War, an organization known as the Freedmen’s Bureau set up 11 schools for blacks in Washington County. The bureau worked with communities to establish locations for black schools, some of which were established in churches, said...
A Black History Month program will be held at Memorial Recreation Center, 109 W. North Ave., Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. Members of the Doleman Heritage Museum will be in attendance and will display their art exhibit to the public. Speakers scheduled for...
African-Americans have been part of the American story from the founding of our nation. Men and women of African ancestry have been instrumental in forging the great nation we have today. For too long, racism and prejudice obscured the rich history of...
The Zion Baptist Church ministry will show the movie “Courageous” Saturday at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church, 61 W. Bethel St. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission costs $2 per person and there will be free popcorn and drinks....
1. Shepherd alumna 'homecoming' Carolyn Malachi will sing songs combining jazz, hip-hop and spoken word at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Shepherd University's Storer Ballroom in the student center, off King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. The concert...
“I want to know how everyone else in Smithsburg has to follow the rules, and a councilman on West Water Street does not. A jungle of plants almost completely surround and hide a fire hydrant, and obstruct the sidewalk. Everyone else gets citations...
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