| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:00 AM
It’s been almost 250 years since Joseph Chapline founded the town of Sharpsburg, after following his father to Western Maryland and leading a militia unit in the French and Indian War.
It was in the following year, 1764, that Chapline started...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:25 PM
The Boonsboro London Fog employee committee is planning a reunion Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Boonsboro American Legion.
All who worked at the Boonsboro plant or at the cutting facility in Hagerstown are invited, regardless if you worked there one year...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:05 AM
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Considered by many as a turning point in the Civil War, the bloody three-day battle marked the highest number of casualties in the four-year conflict. The Union defeat of the Confederate...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:01 PM
This will be an extraordinary weekend for Connecticut residents William H. Hincks and Kierran Broatch.
Today, the two men will join 12,000 other blue- and gray-clad participants in the conclusion of a three-day re-enactment commemorating the 150th...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:37 PM
It's a cinephile's dream: three days, 54 films from 11 countries.
And it all takes place in downtown Hagerstown.
The second Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown kicks off Thursday, April 11, and continues through Saturday, April 13, with...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
2013 Shippensburg University student art exhibit
The exhibit will feature a variety of visual art media produced by Shippensburg University art and design students. Exhibit continues through Thursday, March 28. Shippensburg University’s Kauffman...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Because of the famous poem by John Greenleaf Whittier, who spelled the name "Frietchie," Frederick, Md.'s elderly matron has earned a place in history.
She allegedly challenged Confederate troops marching through that town to respect the Union flag she...
| Mar 22, 2013
Antietam Unit 236, Sharpsburg American Legion Auxiliary President Ava Gift, Chaplain Darlene Hoffman, members Venetta Potts and Linda May presented a Blue Star Service Banner to Kathy Jones at Sharpsburg Bible Church March 16.
Kathy’s son, Pfc....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:53 PM
If the weather cooperates, the last two Washington County high school baseball teams standing in the 2012 season will get an early shot at one another this afternoon.
The schedule makers made an MVAL Antietam Conference showdown between Williamsport...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Name: Thomas G. Clemens
City in which you reside: Keedysville
Day job: retired professor emeritus, Hagerstown Community College; licensed Battlefield Guide at Antietam; president, Save Historic Antietam Inc., a battlefield preservation...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:07 PM
A Pentagon official told local Korean War veterans Wednesday that federal budget cuts known as sequestration might have a negative impact on plans to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
U.S. Army Col. Dave Clark made the remarks...