| 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...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:23 PM
A boom bellowed and black smoke poured from the barrel’s mouth, but the caliber of sound the cannon made was only narrowly louder than the subsequent shrieks and gasps from the 12-and-younger crowd on Saturday at Antietam National Battlefield....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Doris (Doey) Burkholder Glessner, 73, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away peacefully at her home on April 10, 2013, after a brief but gallant battle with cancer.
Born July 7, 1939, she was the daughter of J. Marlin Burkholder and Marie Landis Burkholder....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
2013 Blues Fest artist show
Blue Fest artwork by Erin Mettille will be on display. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, June 25. Washington County Arts Council, 34-36 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to www.washingtoncountyarts....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Track & Field
The 34th annual Rebel Relays will be held today at South Hagerstown, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
The field of schools includes Brunswick, Clarksburg, Francis Scott Key, North Hagerstown, Northern Garrett, Northwest, Seneca Valley, Silver Oak...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 7:55 PM
North Hagerstown tennis coach Kevin Reynolds has a “problem.”
He has two former Herald-Mail boys players of the year returning, and only one No. 1 singles spot.
Teddy Schoeck won the honor in 2011 after a sensational freshman season, going...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of stories about findings and recommendations in the Hagerstown and Washington County Economic Development Strategic Plan.
Sunday’s stories look at travel and tourism.
Coming Monday: Areas...