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O Christmas Tree

Why Some Folks Do Live Christmas Trees and Why Some Do Artificial. by Arlene Karidis Tim Luipersbeck grew up with live Christmas trees and couldn’t see himself ever letting go of that tradition – until a couple of years ago.

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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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Hagerstown and the Great War

Look Around Town and Take a Look Back to World War I By Stephen R. Bockmiller and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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C’est Bon

Safron Bakery Celebrates 10 Years of French Pastry and American Dreams. By April Bartel and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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Christkindl Markt Celebrates

German Yuletide Traditions. By James Schmidt and photos by Wertman Photography As the holiday season approaches, hundreds of communities throughout the world celebrate Advent with traditional outdoor festivals known as Christkindl Markts.

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History and Hospitality in Sharpsburg

Comfort and culinary delights await Antietam battlefield visitors. By Karen Gardner and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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I Believe in Santa Claus

Santa “Bud” Kline Brings the Wonder and Magic of Christmas to Hagerstown Children. By Lisa Gregory and photos by Snips and Snails Photography Virginia may have had her doubts. But the folks in Hagerstown and the surrounding area never have. Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and his name is Floyd “Bud” Kline.

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Savannah's House of Horrors

Halloween Fright Comes to Life Year After Year in a Local Family’s Backyard Haunted House By Erin Cunningham and Photography by Turner Photography Studio This Halloween will be the eighth year that James Gelwicks and his daughter, Savannah, 13, of Hagerstown, have turned their backyard into a multi-room, themed haunted house.

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Rock Me–Don't Shake Me

The tragic loss of four-month-old baby Justice propels his family to take action aimed at preventing others from having to experience the same thing.  by Lisa Gregory and by Turner Photography Studio

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When A Little Kindness Goes A Long Way

Hager Rocks connects the community, encourages artistic expression, and random acts of kindness in Washington County and beyond. by Lisa Gregory and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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