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March 4, 2009
NOV. 2, 1938-MARCH 2, 2009 McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- Harold W. Parson, 70, of 10592 Lincoln Highway, died Monday, March 2, 2009, at his home. Born Nov. 2, 1938, in Burnt Cabins, Pa., he was the son of the late Walter W. and Ganavice M. Morrow Parson. He served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. He had attended Pleasant Hill Church in Shade Gap, Pa. He was a member of Masonic Lodge, Seattle, American Legion Post 561, McConnellsburg, and IBEW Electrical Union.
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OBITUARIES
July 10, 2013
David "Buddy" Eugene Williams Sr., 71, of Falling Waters, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home. Born Saturday, March 28, 1942, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late William Sheldon Williams and the late Nellie Arlene (Baker) Williams. He was employed by East Alcoa in Frederick, Md., retiring after 30 years of service. He was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church in Marlowe, W.Va. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Patsy Ann Williams; daughter, Melissa Fowler and husband, David, of Hagerstown; son, David "Buddy" Williams and wife, Christine, of Anchorage, Alaska; sisters, Arlene Gathrell and Dixie Smith; brothers, Robert, John and Larry Williams; grandchildren, McHaley Williams, Megan Myers, Sierra Fowler and Logan Fowler, all of Hagerstown, Joshua Williams and Dana Williams, both of Alaska, and Brandi Williams and Alexis Williams, both of Greencastle, Pa.; great-granddaughters, McKenzie Jones, Alyssia and Jaynlyn Nelson; and several nieces and nephews.
NEWS
July 15, 2010
DEC. 16, 1958-JULY 12, 2010 HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Claude Barton "Smitty Dog" Smith III, 51, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Williamsport, Md., died Monday, July 12, 2010, at his home. Born Dec. 16, 1958, in Las Vegas, Nev., to the late Claude Barton Jr. and Emily Arlene Reed Smith. He was a 1976 graduate of Williamsport High School. He was employed by various construction companies in the Tri-State area as a mason for more than 20 years. He was a Christian.
NEWS
By JONATHAN R. BURRS | October 12, 2008
The firestorm of media criticism, newspaper headlines, online community forum topics, back office and roundtable discussion resulting from Sen. John McCain's choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his vice presidential candidate has caused nearly as much controversy and commotion in the 2008 race for the White House as the historic Democratic Party primaries contest between Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Within minutes of the McCain announcement, political pundits from coast to coast expressed views - both pro and con - about what appears to be a decision resembling the "change" Barack Obama proclaims and maintains as a key campaign message.
NEWS
September 2, 2008
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Republican John McCain said Tuesday he's satisfied that Sarah Palin's background was properly checked out before the Alaska governor joined the Republican ticket. He predicted that public excitement about her candidacy will increase after her address to the GOP convention on Wednesday. McCain visited fire houses in Ohio and Pennsylvania on Tuesday, and was due to arrive at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., on Wednesday. Asked about whether Palin's background was thoroughly checked out before he selected her, McCain told reporters in Philadelphia: "The vetting process was completely thorough and I'm grateful for the results.
NEWS
April 7, 2009
MAY 18, 1928-APRIL 5, 2009 Naomi Knott Crowl, 80, of Hagerstown, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2009, at her home, surrounded by her family. Born on May 18, 1928, in Shepherdstown, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Freel and Grace (Knott) Daniels. She was a 1946 graduate at Parkersburg High School, in Parkersburg, W.Va. She attended Christ's Reformed Church in Hagerstown. She worked as a secretary at Big Brothers, then went on to be a sales associate at Bon-Ton, both of Hagerstown.
NEWS
August 10, 2010
o KTUU-TV coverage of fatal crash DILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) -- An amphibious plane carrying former Sen. Ted Stevens crashed into a remote mountainside during a fishing trip, killing the state's most beloved political figure and four others and stranding the survivors on a rocky, brush-covered slope overnight. Three teenagers and their parents, including the former head of NASA, were on the plane when it plowed into the mountain Monday afternoon with so much force that it left a 300-foot gash on the slope, federal investigators said.
NEWS
June 11, 2010
Marriage licenses for April Jack David Selby, 53, and Amy Louise Blevins, 37, both of Boonsboro Glenn Edward Bailey Jr., 22, and Cassandra Monyette Henderson, 35, both of Hagerstown Jamarl Antoine Muse, 24, of Baltimore and Nycole Latrease Mitchell, 29, of Edgewood, Md. Karl Grant Schulte, 22, and Amber Destinee Karn, 21, both of Hagerstown Frederick George Mack, 55, and Marta Cecilia Urrego Ortiz, 41, both of Hagerstown ...
NEWS
by CANDICE BOSELY | December 5, 2004
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.VA. - He was shot at, his dogs were killed and corrupt city officials put out contracts on his life. And that was just in one remote town in Alaska - a small dot on the map of Nick Mangieri's life. Mangieri, who moved to Berkeley County earlier this year after three large oak trees fell on and nearly destroyed his home in Maryland, has written and published three books about his life experiences. Titled "Broken Badge: The Silencing of a Federal Agent," "Frozen Shield: Alaska Cover-up" and "Passport to Danger: The Diary of an Adventurer," Mangieri's self-published books are all nonfiction.
OBITUARIES
November 23, 2011
Philip Baker Brown, 78, of Clear Spring, died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011. Born Aug. 12, 1933, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Franklin and Marion (Baker) Brown. He was raised by his late grandparents, Joseph D. and Alice P. Baker.   Mr. Brown retired in 1996 from Mack Trucks Inc., where he was employed as an inspector and served as a UAW representative. He was a veteran of the armed forces in the 1950s, where he was stationed in Alaska. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family.
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