| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:03 PM
It's spring break for many students, and area amusement parks are ready to take visitors for a ride — up, down, sideways and backwards.
Marylanders can take a day or weekend trip to one of these six theme parks, all within a few hours' drive of...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Some 25 feet in the air, standing on the top of a wooden pole looking down at a few of his Archbishop Spalding rugby teammates, Zach McCloskey is ready to take what Clive Felgate calls "The Leap of Faith."
It has nothing to do with matrimony, or some...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Candidates in the 6th Congressional District ran from polling place to polling place this morning, confronting particularly low turnouts despite the sunny, warm weather.
Still, the candidates were confident in their get-out-the-vote operation and...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Twenty people across Virginia have been arrested in an undercover sting targeting online child predators.
One of the arrests was in Bedford.
The arrests were all part of an investigation called Operation Phalanx. They were announced Thursday by...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
William Harold Crabill Sr., 73, of 125 Doub Way, Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, April 9, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.
Born Sept. 7, 1938, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late William Ray and Evelyn Mae Staubs Crabill.
| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:22 PM
In an effort to save the City of Hagerstown money when hiring new officers, the Hagerstown Police Department will use a financial incentive to entice applicants who have completed a police academy.
The Hagerstown City Council in December approved...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:02 PM
A Berkeley Springs, W.Va., man was shot to death early New Year's Day at a home in Frederick County, Va., according to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office.
Michael Scott Shirley, 27, was found dead shortly after 1:10 a.m. at 1373 South Timber Ridge...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 2:33 PM
The Washington County Sheriff's Office has experienced a 26 percent increase in residential burglaries, a trend that is largely fueled by drug addiction and is being increasingly committed by groups of people from other jurisdictions, sometimes as far...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 1:07 PM
All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not.
At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...
| Jan 16, 2012
Callaham’s column was liberal elitism at its best
To the editor:
Art Callaham’s Jan. 1 column, “Predictions for 2012,” states he will publish a score card on his predictions for 2012. The readers of The Herald-Mail don’t...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Berkeley County’s bid to land a distribution facility planned by a pharmaceutical distribution company recently fell short, but officials expect the $36.9 million investment in neighboring Frederick County, Va., will be felt across the county line....