| 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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Mary Theresa Nipwoda, a lab technician at Aberdeen Proving Ground, did what she could to prepare for the 20 percent pay cut she knew was coming this week.
The Harford County woman, who earns about $67,000 annually, switched her prescription...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The Top Five things to do
Friday through Sunday, the Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players bring Sophocles’ play, “Electra,” to the stage in Shepherdstown, W.Va. 8 p.m., Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Caroline Strite of Williamsport has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Scholarship for Military Children program.
The scholarship was awarded at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md.
She is the daughter of Charles Strite.
Caroline plans to attend...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Hagerstown Suns lost one of their biggest fans earlier this month when Gary DeWeerd passed away.
“I’m telling you, everything was planned around the Suns’ schedule,” said youngest daughter Christina Curry of Hagerstown.
| Jun 19, 2013
The Williamsport Community Band has been invited to perform Sunday, June 30, along with the Detroit Metropolitan Choir, for the Commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
The concert will be held at the Basilica at The Seton...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Robert William Blair, 88, of Hagerstown passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.
Born March 29, 1925, in Clear Spring, Md., he was the son of the late Russell S. and Vinette (Grush) Blair.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:20 PM
The One Mountain Foundation will hold its eighth annual Mountaintop Heritage Days Saturday, June 29, in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., and Cascade.
The multiple events are open to the public and will include the following (unless otherwise noted, events/...
| 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...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Federal investigators began examining Monday the wreckage of a two-seater, home-built airplane that crashed Sunday in Virginia, killing a man from Davidsonville and his son from Westminster, the father of 10 children.
On Saturday, experimental...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Earl E. Shank Jr. and Norma Jean (Goodwin) Shank recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Beaver Creek Christian Church in Hagerstown.
The Shanks were married April 1, 1953, at Trinity Lutheran Church in...