| May 22, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Grant would pay for $800,000 in ADA improvements
Washington County is planning to bring its administration building on West Washington Street in Hagerstown into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.
The county Board of...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
With Memorial Day approaching, Anna and James M. Harnish of Fairview this week decorated their son’s grave at St. Paul’s Church Cemetery near Clear Spring.
The couple placed flowers, a cross and a pinwheel in memory of their son, James L....
| May 24, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Sharpsburg Elementary School fifth-grader Kahlin Stydinger said placing American flags on the graves at Antietam National Cemetery was a way to reward the Civil War soldiers buried there because of what they fought for.
“That’s the only...
| Jan 13, 2013
A blog primarily dedicated to the mountain wilderness might seem an odd place for a debate about telecommuting, but on John Warren’s excellent Adirondack Almanack site, the issue has rubbed elbows with ice fishing and the virtues of winter camping....
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Name: Stephen Recker
City in which you reside: Smithsburg
Day job: Web developer, High Rock Studios, Hagerstown
Book title: "Rare Images of Antietam and the Photographers Who Took Them"
Genre: Historical nonfiction, Civil War
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Historic and bucolic scenes from the Tri-State area taken by Kaplan University students will be on display at the Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc. at 4 West Franklin St. through the end of January.
While the works are for sale, one of the...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Name: Preston Law (aka Tobe Law)
City in which you reside: Hagerstown
Day job: Retired
Book title: "Drummer Boy for the Bonnie Blue"
Genre: Children/adolescents, for ages 9 to 16
Synopsis of book: The Civil War experienced through the eyes...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Oct. 13 — Images of the old Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, which had faded with time, were resurrected in 2012.
The 2.7-mile section of the towpath known as Big Slackwater was closed after flooding in 1996 and it deteriorated into a...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 2:30 AM
You don't need a fortune to be a philanthropist.
-- Start a charitable fund. A number of community foundations let you funnel as little as $1,000 a year into donor-advised funds, sometimes called acorn funds, that build value over time and let you choose...
| Jan 6, 2013
Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce welcomed 11 new members in December, bringing its membership to 950.
New members are:
- Aflac, Andrew Powell, 550 Cleveland Ave.,...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:11 PM
1. Hagerstown holiday
Hagerstown Municipal Band and the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Wind Band will present a concert at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free admission; donations accepted....