November 21, 1997
No sweet home, Alabama, for Suns Hagerstown Suns owner Winston Blenckstone denied a broadcast report that his team could soon be moving to Montgomery, Ala. "There's no way that we're going to Montgomery, Ala.," Blenckstone said Thursday evening. A television news report said officials in Montgomery had put together a deal to build a new minor league stadium and were considering the Suns as a tenant. Blenckstone said he knew Montgomery has been trying to get into the Class A South Atlantic League for the past year.
April 28, 2013
Wade Delaney Davis Jr., 49, of Greencastle, Pa., died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital. Born June 21, 1963, in Alexandria, Va., he was the son of the late Wade D. Sr. and Sylvia Davis. Wade was a graduate of T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria. He worked as a landscaper for Landscapes by Wade. Wade loved all types of sports, but held a huge passion for the Redskins. He will be remembered as a great cook who loved to prepare meals for his family, as well as an outdoorsman who loved sightseeing and going to the beach.
February 10, 2012
Jennifer Painter and Justin Cornell of Inwood, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, J'Nelle Leanne Painter-Cornell , Jan. 21, 2012. Maternal grandmother is Janie Harley of Inwood. Paternal grandparents are the late Sally Leanne Cornell and Charles Anthony Matthews. Maternal great-grandparents are Alice and Samuel Engle Sr. of Berryville, Va. Paternal great-grandparents are Sally Wright of Alabama and Guy Cornell of Martinsburg, W.Va.
May 30, 2002
Returning to Hagerstown for the seventh year, the Western Maryland Blues Fest takes over the city Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2, with three days of music and activities. Beginning with a Friday night concert atop the Hagerstown Municipal Parking Deck, the event continues downtown Saturday before wrapping up Sunday with a free concert at City Park. The line up of performers includes Walter Trout and the Radicals, The Original Acoustic Hot Tuna and the Blind Boys of Alabama, as well as a selection of local and regional performers.
December 22, 2005
FAYETTEVILLE, PA. firstname.lastname@example.org There will be no Christmas in Dixie for James Robertson and Wendy Riggs, an Alabama couple who traveled to Franklin County, Pa., in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in search of a new beginning. "I decided I didn't want to rebuild down there ... I want a new life up here among these Yankees," said Robertson, a carpenter whose Tuscaloosa, Ala., mobile home was smashed and whose pickup was damaged by the storm. "I think I can rest assured there'll be no hurricanes here.
April 16, 2006
The first time Marvin Printz saw his future wife, then Sara Beard, was in 1954, when she was an Army nurse working at the same hospital in Japan where he was stationed. "I didn't notice her at first," Marvin said. But after a brief rotation to a MASH (mobile Army surgical hospital) unit in Korea, she returned to that same Japanese hospital. This time, Sara caught Marvin's eye. "Then, we fell in love," Marvin said. Married in May 1956, the couple would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary next month.
January 25, 2009
Pamela J. Lady Desjardins, 48 DEC. 6, 1960-JAN. 23, 2009 Pamela J. Lady Desjardins, 48, of 7 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, at her daughter's home in Smithsburg. Born Dec. 6, 1960, in Carlisle, Pa., she was the daughter of the late David D. Coyle Sr. and Isabell McGowan Coyle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerard F. "Jerry" Desjardins Jr., in 2002. She was a graduate of Award Beauty School. She was a beautician.
May 12, 2003
COLLEGE TRACK LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Shippensburg University senior Matt Peters, a South Hagerstown High graduate, won two events to lead the Red Raiders to the men's team title at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Track & Field Championships over the weekend. Peters won the shot put on Saturday with a throw of 52 feet, 4 1/2 inches, after taking the discus crown Friday at 161-11. Tunisia Lacey, a Chambersburg grad, led the Ship women to a third-place finish.
February 6, 2008
LAFAYETTE, Tenn. (AP) -- Residents in five Southern states tried to salvage what they could Wednesday from homes reduced to piles of debris, a day after the deadliest cluster of tornadoes in nearly a decade tore through the region, snapping trees and crumpling homes. At least 50 people were dead. Rescue crews, some with the help of the National Guard, went door-to-door looking for more victims. Dozens of twisters were reported as the storms swept through Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama.
April 24, 2005
email@example.com When you're good but not being heavily recruited by a college, word gets around of your availability, and somewhere along the line opportunities will exist. That's the scenario Chambersburg (Pa.) High School graduate Stephanie VanBrakle faced as she went through her 2002 senior season for the Trojans softball team. VanBrakle was also playing for the New Jersey fall showcase team and it took a notice from the other side of the field to get the ball in motion toward her eventual college home.