| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Re: “Treat the hills with respect and care,” Mailbag, Sept. 5: The good writer’s apparent lack of finding any larger-size plastic bags — i.e, the so-called single use, carry-out-your-groceries ones that are some five times taller...
| Jun 1, 2012
Old Mill High School junior Nick Lefavor was elected several months ago as the next student member of the Anne Arundel County school board. And though he says he's familiar with the issues affecting county students, he's taking a couple of summer programs...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Mr. Paul C. Burns, 64, of Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012.
Born March 17, 1948, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Mrs. U. Catherine (Cartee) Burns of Fairplay, Md., and the late Council Porter Burns.
Mr. Burns attended The...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Opal Anna (nee Swain) Elliott, 91, of Mount Airy, Md., departed this life at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Md., June 5, 2012.
Born Sept. 11, 1920, in Belle Grove, Md., she was the daughter of the late James I. Swain and Annie E. Swain.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A warrant has been issued charging a Maryland man with the February robbery of Walgreens pharmacy in Martinsburg, according to a Martinsburg Police Department news release.
Robert O. Bottenfield, 24, of Gaithersburg, Md., is being held at the...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Frances Ford was the youngest of George and Blanche Ford’s seven children. Almost from day one, her father thought of her as “Frankie,” so that’s what she was called.
Born and raised on a dairy farm near Boonsboro, Frankie...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:44 PM
The head of the Baltimore Police Department's education and training division abruptly resigned Wednesday.
Reached by phone, John A. King said he left because the acting Police Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner Anthony Barksdale, "wants to go in a...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:20 AM
At long last, a cold front will snap a stubborn heat wave that has roasted much of the country for more than a week.
However, the front is also expected to bring storms as it moves through the Midwest and Northeast on Sunday.
The front has already...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Robert Lewis Semler Jr., 78, of Hagerstown, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Born March 27, 1934, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Robert L. Semler Sr. and Pauline Francis (Hause) Semler....
| Jul 1, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Hilda Lee Fink, 80, of Leitersburg, Md., and formerly of Smithsburg, Md., passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.
Born March 22, 1932, in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of the late Amos E. and Margaret (Lepley)...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Joe Mastro, the artist behind many of the popular ice sculptures on display at Fire & Ice, has been hard at work since Thanksgiving. He and his brother Mike Mastro, owners of Mastro Quality Gourmet Ice, are renowned for their ice artistry regionally and...