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Charles Sekula ‘Mister Downtown’

Charles Sekula ‘Mister Downtown’

Charles “Charlie” Sekula was born on May 25, 1945, in Braunau, Austria. The birth took place in a schoolhouse enroute to a refugee camp, attended by a young doctor. It was the first time the doctor had ever delivered a baby. Charlie’s parents were refugees during the...

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Leitersburg Man is a ‘Big Dill’ on the Pickleball Court

Leitersburg Man is a ‘Big Dill’ on the Pickleball Court

Bill Hunsberger believes that exercise should be a part of everyone’s daily life. By Crystal Schelle At a spry and agile 87 years young, the Leitersburg resident practices what he preaches.  “I just think it’s good for your head,” he said. The retired clinical social...

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Washington County Parks

Washington County Parks

By Karen Gardner | Photography by Turner Photography Studio From tiny Wilson Bridge Picnic Area to the 18-hole Black Rock Golf Course, Washington County Parks truly do offer something for everyone. Ball fields, walking trails, wildlife areas, disc golf, tennis and...

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Classic Car Group for Children

Classic Car Group for Children

Cruising for a cause: Club raises money for children By Crystal Schelle and photos by Turner Photography Studio If it’s a Saturday night, Larry Sulser can be found sitting in a banana yellow delivery van blaring ‘50s and ‘60s music while in the back parking lot of...

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“Gemütlichkeit”

“Gemütlichkeit”

Augustoberfest Celebrates the Rich German Heritage of Hagerstown and Surrounding Area By Lisa Gregory Frank Kronawetter is proud of his German heritage. And, he has the collection of beer steins and nut-crackers to prove it.  “I have 30 beer steins and 18...

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Building a Dream on Desserts

Building a Dream on Desserts

Lillian Jameson has finally found the secret ingredient to the recipe of life: It’s never too late to make your dreams into a reality. By Crystal Schelle  Jameson, who jokingly said she’s “pushing 60,” is owner of Lillian’s Bakehouse at Mulberry Lofts in Hagerstown....

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Hitting the Target

Hitting the Target

Hagerstown Chapter of The Armed Women of America Celebrates One Year Anniversary. By Jessica Trovato and Photos by Siera Rinkinen Like so many during the COVID-19 pandemic, Beca Hafer received the devastating news that someone she knew had passed away. Just two days...

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Brooke’s House Recovery Home for Women

Brooke’s House Recovery Home for Women

The story of one Brooke’s House graduate in her own words. By Naomi Pike What is addiction? The DSM-5 defines it as a chronic, relapsing dis-order characterized by compulsive drug seeking, continued use despite harmful consequences, and long-lasting changes in the...

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