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KickingTiresElection season kicked into high gear last night as the country prepares to peacefully elect a new leader. While everyone is grading the first of three presidential debates from last night and how President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt......
"Charlie Brown and the Great Exhibit" is a big, reasonably well-stuffed celebration of one of the great achievements in American popular culture, the "Peanuts" newspaper comic strip by lachrymose Minnesotan Charles Schulz. In section after section of...
It's dark in the rooms that hold the new exhibition at the Field Museum, dark almost like in the deep ocean where many of the featured "Creatures of Light" live. It's dim enough to get you wondering if you, too, after enough time in an environment...
When Jim Smoote II completed his quilt, called "Obama 44," in time for an exhibition that opened in Washington for the 2009 presidential inauguration, he expected that the exhibit — like others he'd been involved in — would travel widely to...
The Rohrersville Cornet Band of Washington County will open its 277th season Sunday, May 19. The spring concert in the band hall on Main Street in Rohrersville will begin at 3 p.m. Holly Feather will direct the band as it performs concert favorites...
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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg welcomed Bishop Ralph Dunkin of the West Virginia-Western Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to its worship service April 21. Bishop Dunkin joined Pastor Karen Erskine Valentine and...
I've been going to the monthly First Fridays at FAVO since its inception in 2011, and it has now grown to 19 once-upon-a-time-motel rooms full of artists. The quality of work has increased, too, with some professional artists in the lineup now. This month...
Tags: Entertainment, Fine Artists, Music, Sculpture, Rollins College
Happy birthday to Gladys Short, who turns 89 Wednesday. Except for a brief time in Florida, Mrs. Short has lived in the Williamsport area all her life. Horsepower will return cannons to Doubleday Hill On Saturday at 10 a.m., the refurbished...
President Grover Cleveland pressed an electric switch, powering the pumps for massive fountains. The jets of water in turn cued the unfurling of flags. What was described as "profound silence" gave way to a cacophony, and the World's Columbian...
On March 21, during the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts’ annual membership meeting, the museum held its annual raffle drawing, selecting 12 winners from more than 2,400 ticket entries. The museum raised more than $19,000 through the raffle to...
The first passenger train rides of the season roll Saturday out of the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum in North Judson. Why not combine it with a hike or bike ride along the nine-mile, paved North Judson Erie Trail, a former railroad bed that runs between...
"Rediscover America 1976 Bicentennial Celebration, United States of America-Washington County, Maryland, 1776-1976" was the full name of an event that would involve most of the members of the Washington County Historical Society and the community, as a...
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