| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:17 PM
The Rotary Club of Long Meadows announced that Sharon Ruppenthal entered into the ranks of those who have donated enough to the Rotary International Fund to earn a Paul Harris Fellowship. In her acceptance speech, Ruppenthal made a reference to the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:31 PM
More than one year after the death of U.S. Army Capt. Scott Patrick Pace, the Brawley Union High School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted that the basketball court in the old high school gym will carry Pace’s name.
The naming is long...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The Hagerstown Rotary Club donated $63,018.41 to 50 local nonprofit organizations at the club’s annual Foundation check distribution on Wednesday at Fountain Head Country Club.
The club raised the money through its Bull and Oyster Roast, golf...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:56 PM
The Johnstown Rotary Club awarded $7,750 in scholarships funds to seven graduating seniors at the 29th annual Salute to Area Scholars on May 8.
We are so pleased to continue this tradition of recognizing our highest academic achieving students, said...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:49 PM
For Vietnam War veteran Michael Read, Monday’s free pancake breakfast at War Memorial Park in Martinsburg was a great opportunity.
“At gatherings like these, you get to see a lot of other guys,” Read said before making a dent in the...
| May 26, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Hagerstown Rotary Golf Tournament co-chairmen Tim Harner, center, and Randy Finn, right, present a check to Hagerstown Rotary (Downtown) President Chris Motz, left. The check for $32,238 is the largest amount ever raised by the tournament in its 32-year...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake, Mich., and Orange City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla., as a result of kidney and heart failure.
From birth, he had spent his summers at Walloon Lake and moved there permanently...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Polly Hincks was 85 years old when she decided to join the local Rotary Club.
Now 86, the polio survivor was eating dinner at The McAuley retirement community last fall when she met a few members of Rotary International. She learned that the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Your health section recently noted that a Hopkins dean was among those who want to eradicate polio ("Hopkins dean joins effort to eradicate polio," April 21).
I believe we all ascribe to that hope. My comment comes from the point of view of all the work...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Sunrise Rotary Club recently recognized Paul Harris Fellows at its March 22 club meeting.
Foundation committee chairman T.O. Moore, left, presented Paul Harris Fellows Awards to Lieba Cohen (her second), Jeff Rubino (his second) and Vikki Beyer (her...