| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Lucy F. Werdebaugh, age 82, of Hancock, Md., died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at her home.
Born Oct. 15, 1929, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William McKinley Fritzman Sr. and Anna Pearl Henry Fritzman, and the widow of Herbert...
| Apr 8, 2012
The Supreme Court recently concluded debate on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's health care reform. The three days of deliberations are said to have been "unprecedentedly long" and the resulting decision, expected around...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Livin' la vida loca...at William McKinley High.
At first, I'd considered putting my Spanish minor and that fall semester in Spain to good use and write this recap in Spanish. But then I reconsidered because I couldn't get the accent marks and tildes to...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 5:18 PM
It's Valentine's Day at William McKinley High. Cue the sappy love songs.
If you guessed this week's glee club's assignment would be "World's Greatest Love Songs," then you, my friend, are correct. And everyone's not-so-favorite rich girl, Sugar, is...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Presidents Day, still officially named George Washington's Birthday, is celebrated on the third Monday in February. But it has not always been celebrated on that day.
George Washington's birthday, Feb. 22, was first celebrated as a federal holiday in...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Four former Washington County commissioners are lobbying to rename an arena inside Hagerstown Community College’s Athletic, Recreation and Community Center after former coach and athletic director Jim Brown.
The former commissioners asked the...
| Aug 11, 2012
On behalf of the Friends of the Doleman Black Heritage Museum and the DBHM Board of Directors, we proudly say thank you to the following for making our first Chocolate Garden Tea Party a success: Snavley’s Garden Corner-Hagerstown for supplying...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- In picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney has finally found a way to get the Republican Party to love him. Now all he has to do is find acceptance in the rest of the country.
His choice of Ryan assured in one stroke that the...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is pledging to increase accountability standards so it’s clear not only why public money is being given to volunteer fire and rescue companies, but how they’re spending it.
A majority of the...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 5:03 PM
A volunteer fire company that refused last year to explain to The Herald-Mailmore than $100,000 in expenses might face questions this year from the Washington County government.
A majority of the county commissioners said in late March that they will...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Get your bell bottoms and platform shoes ready. We're taking it back to the '70s on "Glee."
Any episode that starts with Blaine singing in a bowtie gets my vote! After learning the theme for this year's regionals competition is vintage, Bowtie Blaine...