| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Thomas Andrews Drake, the former NSA employee accused of felony espionage but convicted of a misdemeanor computer violation, was sentenced Friday in Baltimore's federal court to 240 hours of community service and one year's probation.
It was an abrupt...
| Sep 11, 2011
The restaurants around Fort Monmouth in New Jersey used to be packed. Now that lunchtime crowd gathers 150 miles to the southwest, in Aberdeen.
Javier Rodriguez, who just relocated to Aberdeen Proving Ground last month, was struck by the familiar feeling...
| Nov 11, 2011
In response to Lions International President Wing-Kum Lam's request that each Lions Club participate in the one million tree-planting program, Lions District Gov. Steven Finger presented Sharpsburg Lions President Shelva Jean Lohman the first evergreen...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Carroll Guy “Jerry” Strailman, 84, of Boonsboro, Md., passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., surrounded by his loving family.
Born June 18, 1927, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:52 PM
Neighbors of Fort Detrick were not diagnosed with cancer in greater numbers than the broader population of Frederick County during the period for which data are available, state health officials told the community Monday.
But local activists said the...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:47 PM
A panel of independent scientists has found flaws in the Army's planning to shield workers and the public from harm from a proposed biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick.
The seven-member committee assembled by the National Academy of...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen.
When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 6:52 AM
Nobody does investigative journalism on TV like Public Television's "Frontline" -- nobody, and that includes "60 Minutes."
And Tuesday night at 9, the venerable series revisits Ft. Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, and the case of anthrax researcher...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:39 PM
A fine and honorable American soldier, Col. Patrick Joseph Montgomery, died in Durango, Colo., on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 4.
Col. Montgomery was one of a set of twins born to Phil and Catherine (Hogansen) Montgomery on July 18, 1938, in Sioux City,...
| 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...