November 8, 2000
Letters to the Editor 11/8 Thanks for concern over Md. 77 To the editor: I was the person who set up the meeting on Oct. 19, to try to get some road improvements on Md. 77 near Smithsburg. this was due to the rash of accidents that occur on this road due to slippery conditions. We would like for you to put a piece in the paper thanking all of the residents of the Smithsburg area for their support and for attending the meeting. A special thanks goes out to Sue Hecht (Del.
August 1, 2011
“You know, I cannot believe, on this debt ceiling, that the Republicans are so stubborn that they can't compromise on this bill to get the debt limit raised. It seems like the Republicans, Boehner, is catering to the Tea Party and these right-wing talk show hosts like Limbaugh and Sean Hannity.” - Hagerstown “I'm calling regarding the Hagerstown caller who said that they do not believe anyone who makes a million dollars or more a year does not need Social Security or Medicare.
August 6, 2003
"I agree with the mayor, I think the hospital should remain at the present location and be remodeled. Hospitals in Frederick, Waynesboro and Chambersburg were remodeled and updated. " - Hagerstown "Does anyone know of the income that you are allowed to make before you can sign up for the Maryland Pharmacy Program? If anyone does, call Mail Call. " "When is enough, too much Penny Nigh?" "I was in Williamsport the other day and I think that the Byron Park looks very nice.
October 20, 2004
Editor's note - Please be as brief as possible when calling Mail Call, The Daily Mail's reader call-in line. Mail Call is not staffed on weekends or holidays so it is best to call Mail Call during the week. The Mail Call number is 301-791-6236. You are welcome to leave a recorded message on any subject, but some calls will be screened out. Here are some of the calls we have received lately: "Whoever took my pumpkins off my porch, that was very rude and ignorant. The next time you come by, how about leaving a few dollars?"
November 9, 2000
Letters to the Editor 11/10 Baby talk To the editor: There has been much controversy about partial birth abortion in recent times and I would like to say that I cannot understand how anyone could condone such an awful thing. To me it is outright murder. As I thought on that practice recently, some thoughts began running through my mind about "what if" that little unborn child could talk, what would it say? Here are some thoughts that I would like to pass on to the readers of The Herald-Mail that the child may have said: "Mother, I feel so safe here in your stomach, it's so warm and comfortable here.
November 10, 2004
Michael Wasiak, carrying cross, and Trooper LeBlanc, both from Louisiana, walk in Hagerstown on Tuesday to protest abortion. They started their mission Aug. 17 and will end it in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 8.
August 7, 2002
Defend Life and Pro-Life Maryland will hold the second annual Face the Truth Tour in Hagerstown on Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the block bounded by Franklin, Washington and Prospect streets and Summit Avenue. The tour is part of a six-day Face the Truth Tour ending Aug. 17. The tour includes stops in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and parts of Northern Virginia, Deleaware and Pennsylvania. At each tour stop, participants will display large posters and photographs related to the issue.
January 22, 1998
Abortion numbers on decline By LAURA ERNDE Staff Writer Twenty-five years after the Supreme Court made abortion legal, the number of abortions being performed in Hagerstown and across the country have declined. Opinions on the reason for the decrease depend on who you ask. Abortion rights advocates worry it is because abortion is becoming less accessible, especially to poor women and rural women. Abortion foes say that perhaps they have convinced more women to choose alternatives like adoption or keeping the baby.