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firstname.lastname@example.orgTerri Shoemaker had heard of March of Dimes. She knew a little about the organization, she said, but not enough to think about supporting it. Then 20 years ago, her son, Kelton Miller, was born five weeks early. “He was 6 and a half pounds. He...
The Humane Society of Washington County has scheduled rabies, microchip and dog license clinics this year: • Saturday, April 20 — Boonsboro High School, 10 Campus Ave., Boonsboro, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No rabies vaccinations will be available...
What is the advantage of having a pet microchipped and how does it work? As warmer weather approaches, the risks of animals running away or getting lost can increase. But a relatively new and quick procedure is available that can offer some peace of...
Administrators substitute teaching bill OK’d by Senate The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill requiring that school administrators serve as substitute teachers for three days each year. The bill passed Wednesday gives exemptions to county...
Hagerstown Day Nursery will hold a Longaberger/Vera Bradley bingo event Sunday, April 14, at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown. Tickets cost $25 in advance or $30 at the door for 25 games and a meal. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., the meal will...
We lost a dear, deer friend in Bucky To the editor: On Saturday, March 16, we got the phone call that we were dreading. Bucky, the lovable, tame, Sharpsburg-area “pet” deer was dead, with a rope around his neck and caught in a fence. In...
The Humane Society of Washington County is hoping to increase adoptions through its March Madness adoption campaign this month. All adoptable dogs and cats will be available for adoption at half off the normal adoption fee. The adoption fee for dogs...
The sixth annual OWLS event is open to anyone who wants to age healthfully. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, March 26, at the WVU Health Sciences Building on the campus of City Hospital. Presentations will include "Pills and Parts"...
While many children kick back and relax on their Presidents Day break from school, learning never stops for the 4-H Horse Project Members in Washington County. Presidents Day found these students at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center in...
email@example.comWhen George Bernardino needed something in the U.S. Navy clinics he ran over the years, all he had to do was sign a requisition. Bernardino is not in the Navy anymore. Two weeks ago, chosen from a slate of 56 applicants, he took over as public health...
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The Associated PressThe White House and Republicans kept up the unrelenting mudslinging Sunday over who’s to blame for roundly condemned budget cuts set to take effect at week’s end, with the administration detailing the potential fallout in each state and...
It turns out this year’s flu shot is doing a startlingly dismal job of protecting senior citizens, the most vulnerable age group. The vaccine is proving only 9 percent effective in people 65 and older against the harsh strain of the flu that is...
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