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email@example.comJerry Bowen's lessons for life come from solid foundations — his father's example, his church's teachings and from the living geology of Earth. Bowen, 60, of Hagerstown, is a caver, something he picked from his father. "My love for caving was...
firstname.lastname@example.orgElaine Weller knew how to stretch a dime, raising six children on a limited income. “That woman could take a dime and turn it into a dollar,” said the youngest of her children, Michelle McCarty of Hagerstown. “You know what, she was...
Richard George McGowan Sr., 90, of Fahrney Keedy Home and Village and formerly of Smithsburg, Md., passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Fahrney Keedy Home. Born Feb. 21, 1922, in Waukegan, Ill., he was the son of the late Robert Melvin and Rose...
Hagerstown Sunrise Rotary recently awarded $16,000 to two Washington County nonprofit organizations. The awards, made to the Washington County Boys & Girls Club and to Children’s Village, came from the proceeds of Sunrise Rotary’s 10th...
Members of the Hagerstown Rotary Club recently attended the Rotary International District 7350 and 7370 combined annual Rotary Foundation dinner at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center in State College. Rotarians were welcomed by 7350 District Gov....
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email@example.comGrant Haines survived polio as a baby, was given last rites after contracting meningitis during World War II, recovered from malaria and overcame cancer about 20 years ago. Despite that, he lived to age 95, the same age his mother lived to. "He had about...
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Two women who have been pillars in their church and the community were recognized as Valiant Women at the annual meeting of Church Women United in Washington County. Valiant Women are those who have made outstanding commitments or given lifelong...
StatewideOn May 10, over 270 Rotarians from District 7890 and their families teamed up with the Rock Cats for End Polio Now night. In addition to being treated to an old fashioned double header and fireworks at the Stadium, polio survivors were honored by the Rock...
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The Hartford CourantPolly Hincks was 85 years old when she decided to join the local Rotary Club. Now 86, the polio survivor was eating dinner at The McAuley retirement community last fall when she met a few members of Rotary International. She learned that the...
Letter writer William Lynch [May 11, "Back to the 1950s"] said it is some things that we have done since the 1950s that have gotten us into our current mess. Rather, the mess was created by what was done in the 1950s. When the Eisenhower administration...
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
A multigenerational saga about disrupted family ties and their repercussions over several decades, the novel begins with an ominous fable told by Saboor, a desperately poor man in a small village, to his 11-year-old son, Abdullah. As Abdullah comes to...
Tags: Feminism, Authors, Ethan Canin, Taliban, USA Today
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