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Hagerstown (Washington, Maryland)

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  • At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving

    At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving
    The speakers at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens had finished, the rifle team had fired its volleys and the musicians had begun to pack up. Vincent Krepps stood by the stone that bears the name of his twin brother....
  • Democratic attorney general candidate falls short touting environmental record

    Democratic attorney general candidate falls short touting environmental record
    Democratic attorney general candidate Jon S. Cardin apparently thought he had a winning argument Saturday when he boasted to the Western Maryland Democratic Summit in Hagerstown that he was the only candidate in the three-way primary race with a 97...
  • Maryland Chamber of Commerce names new CEO

    Maryland Chamber of Commerce names new CEO
    The Maryland Chamber of Commerce said Tuesday that it has picked the head of a chamber in Western Maryland to succeed its retiring CEO. Brien Poffenberger, CEO of the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce for the past decade, will step into...
  • Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison

    Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison
    The deadliest ground of the American Civil War lies in rural southwest Georgia. It is not a battlefield. It's a small area, 26 ½ acres, roughly half the size of Hartford's Bushnell Park. There, over the course of 14 months beginning in February 1864,...
  • Hereford wrestling falls to Kent Island in state dual meet final

    Hereford wrestling falls to Kent Island in state dual meet final
    WALDORF — Things were looking good for the Hereford Bulls. Cruising 24-8 after five matches, it appeared the team would secure the school's first ever state dual meet wrestling championship. Then, Kent Island woke up. The Buccaneers won six of the...
  • Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist

    Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist
    Dr. Anatol H. "Harry" Oleynick, a retired neurologist who taught for half a century at the University of Maryland Medical School, died Feb. 19 of cancer at the Veterans Administration Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard in Northeast Baltimore. The former...
  • Student representative on school board eager for experience

    Student representative on school board eager for experience
    Jessan Groenendyk has some goals as the new student representative on the Washington County Board of Education. “I’ve always wanted to make my voice heard in the community,” Groenendyk said. “I also want to make sure the...
  • Summer maintenance projects at Washington County schools keep workers busy

    Summer maintenance projects at Washington County schools keep workers busy
    When Boonsboro High School hosts the Dwight Scott Invitational track meet next spring, finalists will be able to line up in one heat. Work is being done this summer to install a new, wider track at the high school as one of several summer maintenance...
  • New Bester Elementary School taking shape in Hagerstown's South End

    Work on the new Bester Elementary School is continuing, with crews expected to finish sealing the exterior and begin work inside the school by the end of September, Project Manager Traci Coldsmith said. In addition to finishing the brick facade,...
  • Baltimore BGF jail smuggling case hits 19 more suspects

    Baltimore BGF jail smuggling case hits 19 more suspects
    Federal authorities have charged 14 more corrections officers with corruption at the Baltimore jail, adding new breadth to allegations that the Black Guerrilla Family essentially took over the downtown detention center. The officers were among 19...
  • Wedded: Katelyn Niu and Kevin Yang

    Wedded: Katelyn Niu and Kevin Yang
    Date: Sept. 28 Her story: Katelyn Niu, 29, was born in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Province, China, and moved to Maryland in 2000. She graduated with doctor of dental surgery and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in May and is an...