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  • All-County Girls Indoor Track 2011: Zielinski schools competition

    All-County Girls Indoor Track 2011: Zielinski schools competition
    After learning her lesson last fall, Sarah Zielinski taught her competition one this winter. The Boonsboro sophomore more than made up for her disappointing 10th-place finish at the Maryland state cross country meet in November by winning Class 1A...
  • All-County Wrestling 2011: Colbert's first varsity season a 'fun ride'

    All-County Wrestling 2011: Colbert's first varsity season a 'fun ride'
    While Brendon Colbert was a first-year varsity wrestler this season, the North Hagerstown freshman was anything but new to the sport. “I trained my whole life to get to this moment — my high school career,” said the former junior league...
  • Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights

    Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights
    Paul E. Sullivan, an analyst with the U.S. Defense Department who won an important civil-rights victory in 1969 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the whites-only membership policy of his Fairfax County, Va., swimming pool club, has died. He was...
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  • Herald-Mail publisher plans to retire in July

    Herald-Mail publisher plans to retire in July
    John League, The Hagerstown Herald-Mail's editor and publisher since 1995, plans to retire in July, capping a 32-year career with the company.    League, 56, revealed his plans during a series of meetings with Herald-Mail employees.   There are "other...
  • Honor Elizabeth Wainio, 27

    Honor Elizabeth Wainio, 27
    Two days before September 11, Honor Elizabeth Wainio, 27, returned from a long-awaited trip to Europe.  Now, the Catonsville, Maryland native was on her way to San Francisco for a company-wide business meeting for Discovery Channel Stores.   After...
  • Patricia Cushing, 69

    Patricia Cushing, 69
    Patricia Cushing, 69, was traveling aboard Flight 93 with her friend and sister-in-law, Jane Folger, to visit San Francisco for the first time, a trip the two had been planning for months.   Cushing raised five children in Bayonne, New Jersey and was...
  • Hagerstown man preserves great-grandfather's Civil War diaries, other items

    Hagerstown man preserves great-grandfather's Civil War diaries, other items
    Charles “Jim” Mobley Jr. considers himself to be fortunate that he has the opportunity to hold the long-barreled revolver once carried by his great-grandfather, who formed a group of Union fighters in Hagerstown as the country became embroiled...
  • Helen Krogh dies at 78; started Widowed Persons Assn. of California

    Helen Krogh dies at 78; started Widowed Persons Assn. of California
    Overwhelmed by the grief of widowhood in the early 1980s, Helen Krogh placed an advertisement in a newspaper seeking others in the same situation in Sacramento who might want to gather to talk. Six days later, she was exhausted from answering the phone...
  • Gettysburg was the turning point of the Civil War

    Gettysburg was the turning point of the Civil War
    Prior to Gettysburg, perhaps just three truly decisive battles had been fought on the North American continent — The British defeat of the French at Quebec in 1759; the 1777 defeat of the British by American forces at Saratoga; and the Battle of...
  • Newspaper account described deadly struggle at Antietam

    Newspaper account described deadly struggle at Antietam
    The following is an excerpted account of the Battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day of the Civil War, as printed in the Sept. 10-24, 1862, issue of the Herald of Freedom and Torch Light. The account is in the Maryland Historical Society collection...