| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
George Smith knew for a long time that Lee Jones had the three ingredients that make great flight instructors — personality, skills and a love of flying.
Smith, owner of Aero-Smith, a company that keeps corporate and private planes flying at...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:11 PM
A former Fort Detrick civilian police officer and Hagerstown resident who pleaded guilty last year to possession of child pornography was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to four years in prison.
James Andrew Wagner, 43, of Jasmine Court entered...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
An experimental Ebola treatment -- produced in the leaves of specially engineered tobacco plants -- saved the lives of three monkeys who were already showing symptoms of the illness, according to a report published Wednesday in the journal Science...
| May 27, 2013
| 8:39 PM
For nearly a quarter-century, members of the airborne electronic attack squadron VAQ-209 have launched their jets from this air base in Prince George's County for deployments over Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Earlier this month, Navy Cmdr. James King...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Doris McG. Neumann, a retired Friends School educator and longtime activist, died July 16 of heart failure at her Timonium home. She was 93.
The daughter of an autoworker and a homemaker, Doris Elaine McGlone was born and raised in Flint, Mich., where...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Recently, some in the media have promoted the idea that the $85 billion sequestration cuts triggered on March 1 aren't causing drastic effects. CNN called the cuts "not as bad as advertised," and a Washington Post report found the cuts less "scary" than...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:56 AM
A rescue operation for a 19-year-old man trapped in a silo Tuesday off Lehmans Mill Road north of Hagerstown ended after nearly three hours, when the victim was placed in a basket and hoisted through the top of the structure.
Longmeadow Volunteer Fire...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The Naval Academy Museum is now a casualty of Defense Department furloughs.
The museum in Preble Hall, normally a seven-day operation, will be closed on Mondays through Sept. 29, an academy spokeswoman said Friday. It will remain open Tuesday through...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 12:45 PM
JAN. 24, 1952-FEB. 24, 2011
PECKTONVILLE, Md. — Thomas Patrick Walsh, 59, of Pecktonville, went peacefully to be with the Lord, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at his home with his loving wife.
Born Jan. 24, 1952, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of...
| Feb 26, 2011
| 12:01 PM
Partners in Pediatrics
Christa Martin, certified pediatric nurse practitioner, has joined Partners in Pediatrics in Hagerstown.
Martin graduated from Villanova University with a focus on pediatric and adolescent primary care. She has a special...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Agent Orange testing at Fort Ritchie in the 1960s was conducted under controlled conditions using a diluted version of the herbicide and posed little risk to the surrounding community then or now, according to a scientist who has studied records of the...