| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:13 AM
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...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 8:49 AM
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| Oct 29, 2010
James MacArthur, an actor best known for portraying Det. Danny "Danno" Williams on the original " Hawaii Five-0," the TV series that turned "Book 'em, Danno" into a national catchphrase, has died. He was 72.
MacArthur, who also appeared in the classic...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 7:53 PM
It was no big surprise that Boonsboro was Washington County’s top boys indoor track and field team over the winter, winning its second straight county title and finishing a county-best third at the Maryland Class 1A state meet.
But the Boonsboro...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:21 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 9:21 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2010
David F. Nolan, whose disgruntlement with conventional politics — especially President Nixon's imposition of wage and price controls in 1971 — drove him to launch the Libertarian Party with a small group of friends, has died. He was 66.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:35 PM
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...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:04 PM
When race fans roll into town for the Baltimore Grand Prix this weekend, they can expect to find the Inner Harbor course lined with more than 1,200 recycling bins, and their drinks will be served in cups made of biodegradable corn instead of plastic.
| May 19, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Gunfire. Skullduggery. Bones in the attic.
The story behind the story of the Preakness trophy reads like a great Southern novel.
The Woodlawn Vase has its roots in pre-Civil War Kentucky. It was even buried there to keep it from falling into the wrong...