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Wi-fi coming to Cambridge City park

Cambridge City will add wi-fi at Creitz Park. Forward Wayne County will cover the $3,500 cost for installation; the town will pay monthly fees.  Town officials said wi-fi makes it possible to add cameras at the park, which will soon include new playground equipment and a performance venue. Vandals damaged Christmas lights last year. It’s […]

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Photo: Gazebo honors farmer

The family of Ron Hoover gathers June 27 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds to dedicate the new gazebo in his memory. Hoover, a Hagerstown-area farmer and member of Wayne County Farm Bureau’s board and Wayne County Inventory Resources Council, died in 2020. Wayne County Farm Bureau donated the gazebo for his service to the community. […]

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Photos: Kids meet musher, sled dog

Noggin, an Alaskan husky sled dog, and musher Karen Land visited with local kids and adults on July 3 at Golay Community Center. Land described what it’s like to care for a team of Alaskan huskies and steer a loaded sled through mountainous terrain while crossing the vast Alaskan tundra and hugging the Bering Sea […]

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Deputies duel for Grand Prix victory

Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy Brad Dwenger slipped past Deputy Luke Sheridan to win the inaugural Safety Village Grand Prix pedal car competition sponsored by Birth to Five on June 25. Eight competitors pedaled around Safety Village in Richmond in quarterfinal, semifinal and championship rounds. The event, which also included giveaways and information from other children’s […]

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Fireworks shows could fizzle without help

Generous donations from businesses and individuals have kept fireworks displays in Wayne County skies for many years. However, some years those donations are less than others, prompting sponsoring organizations to ask for help to keep the sparkly shows coming.  Richmond’s Harry Ray American Legion Post 65 is in that situation this year.   John Renfro said […]