| Aug 23, 2012
John E. Sparks, an artist, educator and a nationally known printmaker who developed and chaired the department of printmaking at the Maryland Institute College of Art for nearly 40 years, died Aug. 2 of prostate cancer and pneumonia at Meritus Health...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:05 PM
A Dundalk, Md., man accused of making a false report of a bomb in June at the Martinsburg Walmart was arraigned on the felony charge Thursday by Berkeley County Magistrate JoAnn Overington, according to cour t documents.
Demon Keith Williams, 20, of 2041...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:47 PM
A Dundalk, Md., man accused of making a false report of a bomb in June at the Martinsburg Walmart was arraigned Thursday on the felony charge by Berkeley County Magistrate JoAnn Overington, according to court documents.
Demon Keith Williams, 20, of...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Raymond (Ray) W. Kline, 78, loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, passed into eternity with his Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. He fought a short, but courageous battle with lung and brain cancer at his home and farm in...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 3:29 PM
John Tokar, owner of Vintage Restorations Limited, in Union Bridge, started tinkering with British cars in 1969 when he was a teen in Bayonne, N.J., and his uncle sold him a 1959 Hillman Minx for $50.
"It needed a clutch, so I got involved in working...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Editor's note: It has been 150 years since the Civil War moved into Washington County and North and South met Sept. 17, 1862, on a battlefield along Antietam Creek.
The following story is part of a package of stories that look back at the Battle of...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:04 PM
On a sunny, humid day 150 Septembers ago, the fate of a nation seemingly converged at a diminutive rural Western Maryland village called Sharpsburg.
There, 87,000 federal troops under the command of Union Gen. George Brinton McClellan met the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:43 AM
In “A Witness to History,” (Herald-Mail, Sept. 3) local historian John Frye made the following observation about a portion of the route taken by the regiment of Braddock’s troops that passed through Maryland on the campaign to capture...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Everyone comes for Civil War battle re-enactments — the smoke, the noise, the advancing lines of men and horses.
But who stays for dinner after the battle?
As spectators dribbled out of the grounds after Saturday's "Maryland, My Maryland" re-...
| May 30, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Close to a dozen Washington County roads that had been closed Tuesday from heavy rains that fell over the area had reopened by Wednesday morning, according to a county highway department official.
In Hagerstown, Memorial Boulevard between Potomac and...
| Jun 3, 2012
Craig, Friedly, Potter and Moore Insurance Agency
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — After 45 years in insurance, Karole Devlin retired at the end of April from Craig, Friedly, Potter and Moore Insurance Agency in Waynesboro.
Devlin began her insurance career in...