| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Julia Jensen has a heart for the children and families she works with.
As a social worker with the Washington County Department of Social Services, Jensen handles foster-care cases.
She works with children while they are in foster care, when they...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 6:55 PM
The Center for Joint Surgery and Sports Medicine announced that high school seniors John C. Britton III of North Hagerstown High School and Natalie Rudisill of Williamsport High School are the recipients of its annual Dr. Tom Altizer Memorial...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Teacher preparation programs in the nation and Maryland are part of "an industry of mediocrity" that is failing to give young teachers the skills to succeed in the classroom, according to a long-awaited report by a national research advocacy group.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Gasoline prices were up slightly on Monday from last week in Hagerstown, despite a drop in the national average price, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge report online at http://fuelgaugereport.aaa.com.
The local average of regular grade gas rose from...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:58 PM
A Falling Waters, W.Va., man wanted on allegations of soliciting a minor for sex in October 2012 was captured Thursday by the Mountain State Fugitive Task Force, the U.S. Marshals Service announced.
Peter Stankiewicz, 29, was captured in Martinsburg...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Katherine Virginia Potter, 70, of Smithsburg, Md., died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at her home.
Born April 20, 1942, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Rosalie Clipp Potter.
She was of the Protestant faith.
She is survived by...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Viola E. Waugh, 93, of Funkstown, Md., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Feb. 13, 1920, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Russell and Vallie Gertrude Houck Long.
She was preceded in death by her husband,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Janet Miller Gentry, 88, of South Pointe, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at her home.
Born in Huntington, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Richard Gladden Miller and Miriam Jenkyn Miller.
She was predeceased by her husband of 48 years,...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
There are three Division III schools in Maryland that have six opponents ranked in the preseason top 20 poll as compiled by Inside Lacrosse on their schedules. Stevenson and Salisbury are two of them, and the third is St. Mary’s.
The Seahawks have...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Tax-break Enterprise Zones in Baltimore and the Eastern Shore will expand after getting an OK from Maryland's economic development agency, the state said Thursday.
The city's zone was altered to include Harbor Point and nearby portions of South...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Today — Joel Merrbaugh, Broadfording Road, Hagerstown, turns 55; Brooklyn Salisbury, Hagerstown, turns 20; Darin Shifler, Sharpsburg, turns 50.
Jan. 19 — Brenda Kretzer, Della Lane, Boonsboro, turns 47; Eli JohnAllen Gregg,...