| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Political slogans and pictures from the past can sometimes be confusing because modern times suggest a different meaning. In the 1900 U.S. presidential campaign, William McKinley used the slogans "Protection and Prosperity" and "Four more years of the...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Members of a group seeking to restore fire and ambulance service to the Fairplay area outlined their plans Tuesday and asked for the support of the Washington County Board of Commissioners.
“We want to say thank you to the commissioners who are...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:33 PM
The cost to developers for mitigating the impact of residential projects on schools is a negotiated process, but it would be replaced with a standard formula under a plan outlined Tuesday for the Washington County Board of Commissioners by Planning and...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Now that we've raised the "mission accomplished" banner on the "Arrested Development" reunion, can we get the wheels in motion and reassemble the cast of another dearly departed cult TV favorite -- "Freaks and Geeks"?
"Oh, we couldn't afford them,"...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Many of us believe the college admissions process has spiraled out of control. Plenty among us also feel that our education system has become too test-centric.
And at the intersection of the two lies the SAT, the most dreaded, derided and feared test...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Hagerstown is the core of Washington County and should be its priority redevelopment project, representatives of the Sora Group told members of the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission and the Board of County Commissioners on...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:32 PM
It's "Diva Week" at William McKinley High School, where we learn a diva is "not a trick ass hoe," according to Urban Dictionary. Please read that quote in Emma Pillsbury's voice. Thank you. So first up is Beyoncé's "Diva." After this week's epic Super...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Thomas Calhoun Walker was too young to know the difference when the Civil War brought him freedom.
But even as an illiterate kid growing up in rural Gloucester during the 1870s, he knew his elders' annual readings of the Emancipation Proclamation at the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:50 PM
J&M Grill on South Potomac Street in Hagerstown opened in 1973 with Jack and MaeEtta McAfee aiming to provide good wholesome food. This week the restaurant celebrated its 40th year of dishing up meals to customers, many of them regulars.
City, county and...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Alaska's senior senator has once again introduced legislation to rename Mount McKinley as Denali.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says Denali might not be the name that people in the Midwest recognize. But she says it has long been the name in Alaska, the state...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:26 PM
So this week we find the Warblers under fire for using performance-enhancement drugs (deer antler spray, anyone?) and just like that, New Directions is back in the running for Sectionals. Booyah! But wait, how will they afford it? Tina suggests a calendar...