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Teaching students Japanese is worthwhile To the editor: A caller to Mail Call recently expressed the opinion that teaching Japanese is a waste of time. I have to disagree with that assessment and instead point out that we are fortunate to offer students...
“Kristin Aleshire, Mr. Don Munson, I thought you all were going to do a little bit better job than what you are doing now, talking about raising taxes. First thing the city needs to do is quit spending. You give a $1,000 bonus to all the city...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWith the number of World War II veterans dying at the rate of more than 600 per day, it was a rare occasion to have two veterans of the conflict together in Chambersburg on Thursday. World War II veteran and best-selling author of “Hell’s...
email@example.comBritish Knight Sir Neil Cossons, an expert in the study of England’s architectural and industrial history, lectured on the subjects Tuesday evening before an audience of about 50 in the Jefferson County Courthouse. Knighted in 1994 for his work...
Just two months after recovering the last of its losses from the financial crisis, the Dow Jones industrial average charged higher Tuesday, closing above 15,000 for the first time. It was another milestone in the market’s epic ascent of 2013. Good...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAyako Shiga knows how difficult it can be to learn a foreign language. When she was growing up in Tokyo, she failed her first semester of English in middle school. During a break that semester, she went to visit her father in Australia and couldn’...
The term “globalization,” as it is currently understood, has not been around all that long. Today, we don’t flinch if our X-rays are read, real time, by a doctor in India. But a decade ago it would have been the stuff of fiction. It...
email@example.comJohn Leather wears earplugs to church, but it’s not the sermon that the 88-year-old World War II veteran is trying to muffle. He said he wears the earplugs to drown out the rumble of a drum that’s played when the congregation sings hymns....
firstname.lastname@example.orgAyako Shiga, the Japanese language teacher at Boonsboro High School, was named Washington County Public Schools’ 2013-14 Teacher of the Year on Wednesday night. “I truly feel honored to accept this award on behalf of all the teachers —...
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“To the Sharpsburg caller complaining about HM national sports coverage: For what I see, the HM has plenty of national sports coverage. The HM is the most popular paper in the Tri-State. Go to any store in Waynesboro, Greencastle, or Hagerstown; the...
Washington County Public Schools has announced the five finalists for the school system’s Teacher of the Year. A judging committee will complete an additional review of the five finalists, including interviews and classroom observations, leading to...
John Christian Herbst, 89, of Misty Meadow Road in Ringgold, Md., passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Golden Living Center of Hagerstown. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Born April 9, 1923, in Ringgold, he was the son of the...
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