| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:39 AM
A 56-year-old man sentenced Monday in Berkeley County Circuit Court for sexually assaulting a pastor’s son in 2002 is expected to serve 21 years in prison before he will be eligible for parole.
Ronald Dewayne Smith was ordered by 23rd Judicial...
| Jun 26, 2012
“As a young fellow who plays Little League baseball, I was disappointed to learn that my home league softball team won their first game but was forced to go play at the losers’ field. I thought it was supposed to be about us kids.”...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Hotels and restaurants remained busy Monday as many residents of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle could be without power until late this week because three large towers that hold major transmission lines were knocked down during Friday night’...
| Jul 3, 2012
Take a Walk on the Shady Side — Saturday, July 7, from 9 to 11 a.m. Master Gardeners Denise Lucas and Nancy Miller will use their home gardens to teach about shade gardening. The cost is $10.
To register and get directions to the Lucas-Miller...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 4:26 PM
If it wasn’t for Donald Whitenight, a middle school teacher in Benton, Pa., Derek Hughes might never have become eligible for a $24,000 fellowship named for America’s fourth president.
Hughes, 28, who teaches history at Washington High School...
| Aug 12, 2012
Aug. 13 — Quick tips on résumé design, development and refinement. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.
Aug. 14 — The Division of...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Berkeley County Schools is projecting it will hire about 130 new teachers, but substantially fewer long-term substitutes, for the coming school year, school officials said this week.
As of Wednesday afternoon, Berkeley County administrators had placed...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Being a Brooklyn, N.Y.-born city girl with a career as an urban planner in Montgomery County, Md., did little to prepare Lyn Widmyer for life as a farmer’s wife in West Virginia.
After 31 years of marriage, Widmyer said she still can’t...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Preserve the Harvest Series — Freezing and Drying, Thursday, Aug. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. Learn how to put away your home grown produce safely. The series costs $40, or $15 for each class. To register, call the Extension Office at 717-263-9226....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Wyatt Clark’s eyes were as wide as nickels when the locomotive and all that was following it passed by his feet.
“Wow! Train. Train,” the 2-year-old said as his mother held him so he could stand on the table of the big model train...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:21 PM
1. A trip back in time
Fort Frederick State Park hosts its annual 18th-Century Market Fair. The fair includes artisans, craftspeople and sutlers and an 18th-century encampment. The fort will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 26, Friday, April 27,...