| Dec 13, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Carolyn Etzler of Hagerstown has returned to the top of the heap. Her Lemon Lavender Cookie Sandwiches were selected as the winning entry in The Herald-Mail's 19th Cookie Exchange Contest.
She won $100, beating a field of 22 entries.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Hager Hall is changing how area businesses can celebrate the holidays by allowing companies to throw a party at their conference and event center without paying the high cost of renting an entire venue.
Known as a Holiday Bash for Businesses, for $40 a...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Carroll Strailman was a man of many names.
His family called him Bud, while people in the Boonsboro area knew him as Jerry. Some Boonsboro High School basketball players called him Doc, his co-workers at the IRS in Martinsburg, W.Va., called him Guy...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:19 PM
William (Bill) Hunter Reams, of Keedysville, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.
He was a longtime resident of Washington County, Md. Bill graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 1957.
He was the husband of Gail Lynn...
| Oct 14, 2012
Oct. 15 — Veterans seminar on “Five- and 10-Point Hiring Preference.” To attend the seminar, call John Hamilton at 301-393-8221 or send an email to email@example.com.
Alliance of Small Businesses
| Oct 13, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Mary Reeder was raised on a farm in Bolivar, Md., one of 10 children.
Her youngest and only surviving sibling, Janet Otto of Hagerstown, was 12 years younger and said Mary was like a mother to her.
Janet was just 6 when Mary married Roscoe Shifler of...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 8:47 PM
The Board of County Commissioners this week approved creation of a shuttle bus service to transport veterans from two locations in Carroll County to Veterans Administration hospitals in Baltimore City and Frederick.
The commissioners voted 4-0 on a...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:31 PM
The storm that blasted the East Coast this week has slightly altered the election process in Maryland.
Two of Maryland’s six days of early voting were canceled because of the bad weather. An extra day will be added on Friday, giving the public five...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Ruth V. (Leatherman) Ridenour, 87, a resident at Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village, passed from this life on Monday, April 30, 2012.
Born Nov. 13, 1924, in Middletown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Harry U. and Vernie Catherine (Schroyer) Leatherman....
| May 14, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Helen MaRea Jones (Sally, to many of her friends), age 87, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away May 12, 2012, at home with her family by her side.
Born in Hanover, Pa., on Aug. 17, 1924, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Devilbiss, and was...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Not everyone in Washington County who received a recycling bin from Allied Waste this week wanted one.
The trash-hauling company used an opt-out system to sign up customers for curbside recycling pickup service that will start next month.