News | | June 19, 2007
HAGERSTOWN - A man charged Thursday with kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl in May was paroled from the Maryland Correctional Training Center south of Hagerstown in September 2004 after serving almost 20 years for burglary, police and Department of Correction officials said Monday. James Ellis Hackey Jr., 39, began serving 41 years in prison on 10 counts of burglary and violation of probation on July 14, 1987, a DOC clerk said. Hackey was paroled Sept. 30, 2004, the clerk said.
March 24, 2013
What are the regulations in Maryland for obtaining historic tags for your car or truck? Once you get the historic registration, are there restrictions for how you are allowed to use the vehicle? The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration website at www.mva.maryland.gov provides the following information about historic registration: To qualify for historic registration, your vehicle must not have been substantially altered, remodeled or remanufactured from its original design; must be a passenger vehicle, motorcycle or truck (with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less)
January 23, 1999
In a cold twilight, 10 men quietly stood in front of the dark, rusting, empty building that was once the center of railroad activity in this, the Hub City. It was two days after the last push to save the Hagerstown roundhouse from demolition officially failed. They walked the grounds, remembering their effort to save the buildings that began more than 10 years ago, and said goodbye to their plans to turn the complex into a working museum. Now their efforts turn toward the museum they had hoped would be only a temporary home.
February 20, 2011
Feb. 6 would have been Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday. To honor him, this column celebrates that great champion of deregulation, that reinvigorator of the American economy, that believer in Adam Smith’s invisible hand: Jimmy Carter. Yes, Carter. It was the peanut farmer from Georgia who pushed the United States toward a market economy, not the one-time actor from California. Reagan certainly shared Carter’s vision on deregulation, embracing with bravado policies that Carter launched with grim solemnity.
May 12, 2013
It began with piece of junk mail. Because you were busy, you tossed it on a table, and moved on to other, more important things in your life. But the next day, a magazine and a store catalog landed there, plus several birthday cards from friends and a week's worth of newspapers. Every time you passed by, you considered sorting through the items and discarding what you didn't need. Instead, you continued adding to the pile, telling yourself you'd get around to straightening things up as soon as you had some free time.
April 11, 2000
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A man and woman who suspected their spouses were having an extramarital affair were charged Tuesday with plotting the death of the woman's husband, who disappeared 15 years ago, Pennsylvania State Police said. cont. from front page Ronald West Harshman, 51, of 11807 Clearview Road, Hagerstown, and Joan Snyder Hall, 56, of 12850 Grant Shook Road, Greencastle, were both charged with criminal homicide and criminal conspiracy in the death of Melvin E. Snyder, who was last seen May 25, 1985.