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On the Front Lines

Local Health Care Workers Offer Help During New York City Pandemic. By Lisa Gregory and photos by Turner Photography Studio The elderly man was sitting in the chaotic ER at a New York City hospital begging for his life. 

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Fighting Back Against Parkinson’s Disease

Rock Steady Boxing at Hagerstown a Big Hit with Participants. By Jane Schmidt and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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Counting Washington County

Looking at the 2020 Census and what it means for residents of our community. By James Rada Jr. The Washington County Commission on Aging delivers freshly prepared lunches to medically homebound seniors daily. It also serves meals to mobile seniors at various locations around the county. In all, last year the commission served more than 47,000 meals.

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One Step at a Time

Dan Hawthorne takes control of his attitude about food By Crystal Schelle At his heaviest, Dan Hawthorne guesses he weighed around 615 pounds. He uses “guesses” because he wasn’t sure how much he weighed since most home scales don’t read past 350 pounds.

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A Beautiful Friendship

How a man called T.J. and his dog Malachi are living their best life. Story and photos by Angela Niessner

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Cyclists Burst Into Town

USA Cycling comes to Washington County By Karen Gardner and photos by Ed Crawford On the same July day hundreds of young amateur cyclists raced through Hagerstown in USA Cycling’s Amateur Road National Championships last summer, four former Amateur Road cycling champions completed the Tour de France.

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Cycling the Great Allegheny Passage

Pedal your way through rich history and the splendor of nature By Karen Gardner Looking for an easy, affordable, yet active, vacation that gets you outdoors, without much struggle? The Great Allegheny Passage beckons.

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Labor of Love

Self-help support group provides comfort to many who grieve the loss of an infant. by Lisa M. Gregory and photos by Turner Photography Studio The loss was sudden and devastating. One moment Wendy Hite had been playing with her six-week-old daughter, Cinnamon. “She was laughing and smiling,” says Hite. The next moment Cinnamon would be gone.

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It Is A Wonderful Life

Hagerstown YMCA member Ben Chlebnikow Still Going Strong at Age 99. by Jane Schmidt and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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Deadliest Killer in Washington County

The Spanish Flu claimed hundreds of lives in Washington County.   By James Rada, Jr.

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