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  • 'Aunt Grace' Snively to turn 100 years old

    A 100th birthday celebration for Grace Snively, more affectionately known as “Aunt Grace,” will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at Elks Lodge 278, at 326 Jonathan St. Tickets cost $15, but only a few remain. For tickets, call 301- 739-9341....
  • Home was where the heart was

    I am taking a good-sized leap of faith as I write this. It’s all in the timing. My deadline for publication in today’s Lifestyle section was last Monday. That was two days before Wednesday — when the closing on the sale of my house was...
  • Team chaperone accomplishes mission

    Since July 18, I have been the team chaperone for a great group of preteen and teenage athletes. When I volunteered for the position, little did I know how much I would enjoy accompanying a team to the High Performance National Volleyball Championships in...
  • Health fair is Saturday

    The 10th annual Walnut Street Community Health Fair will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at 24 N. Walnut St.  The event will be held rain or shine. There will be free health screenings for breast cancer, diabetes, cholesterol, dental issues, blood...
  • We all could learn from Berkeley County's sense of community

    There is a tremendous sense of community in Berkeley County — and especially when it comes to its schools. On Wednesday, that sentiment was on full display as local, county and West Virginia officials joined with members of the community to...
  • Mom's heart big enough for other children

    Is it possible to love someone you’ve never met or spoken with who lives 7,200 miles away? Even a diehard romantic likely would answer no. Yet that is exactly what I find myself doing. No, I do not have the hots for a foreign film star. Though...
  • Different approach to school readiness

    With just a few short weeks left until school starts, it is time to gradually ease students from summer mode into academic mode. So, I think it was quite reasonable for me to slide a copy of V.M. Hillyer’s “A Child’s History of the...
  • Dance group

    The BTJ Dance Class performed in the Ballet and All That Jazz Dance Annual Spring Recital at the Maryland Theatre on Saturday, May 18.  The class is a partner with Ballet and All That Jazz. Classes are held at the Suman Avenue Community Building each...
  • Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition winners share stories

    By Rebecca Massie Lane Special to The Herald-Mail   Painter Brad Clever of Chambersburg, Pa., won Best of Show at the 81st annual Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition for his oil on wood panel painting, “Milk Glass and Peppers.” His...
  • Be the change you want to see in this world

    Man, do we still have some work to do. It seems that in the 2010 decade, every time humankind takes a step forward, someone does something — calculated or spontaneous — that drags the whole lot of us back a few steps. For every Nobel-...
  • Rules are meant to benefit students

    Now that the carefree days of summer are waning, students will soon be faced with routines, schedules and rules. Most students thrive on routines and deal with schedules, but when it comes to rules, well, they would just as well make up their own. I was...