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WHS Band 1st in Ireland

Herald of March 21, 1974

The Williamsburg High School Band, under the direction of James Gibboney, won first place from among 24 bands in the Limerick International Band Competition in Limerick, Ireland. The group which also participated in the St.Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin during the eight-day trip, was invited to return next year to defend its title.

A fire in East Freedom destroyed the mobile home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Holzer on March 18. Damage was set at $9,000, not including contents. The family had lived in the home for just two months.

The Martinsburg Zoning Hearing Board granted...


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