June 6, 2003
Former Orioles great Al Bumbry, who played for 13 seasons in Baltimore, will sign autographs starting at 6:15 p.m. today at Municipal Stadium before the Hagerstown Suns play Lake County. Bumbry, currently a roving instructor for the Cleveland Indians farm system, batted .281 and stole 254 bases with Baltimore. He was the AL Rookie of the Year in 1973 and an All-Star in 1980.
September 29, 2009
Due to a source's error, an obituary in Monday's Herald-Mail for Mildred A. Wilhide, 94, of Brookwood Road, Baltimore, who died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, omitted information. She was preceded in death by a son, Gary Lee Stover. Friends may call today from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, before the graveside service.
March 7, 2013
Robert Maynard Vaughn, 72, of Baltimore, Md., died Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Baltimore. The family will receive friends Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the funeral Home. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg, W.Va.
December 15, 2008
JUNE 23, 1921-DEC. 13, 2008 BALTIMORE, Md. - Mabel May Snyder, 87, of 2902 Kings Ridge Road, Baltimore, Md., and formerly of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore. Born Thursday, June 23, 1921, in Plainfield, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Louis Malang and the late Mabel Dunham Malang. She was a 1938 graduate of Plainfield High School and later graduated in 1942 from the Muhlenberg Hospital School of Nursing.
May 1, 2010
Roclith Theater Group, a nonprofit group with the mission of helping people get to the theater, is scheduling coach buses to see "Jersey Boys" in Philadelphia and Baltimore this fall and winter. Trips cost $135 for day trips and include beverages and snacks. Overnight trips include hotel and other extras and are priced at $220 to $245 per person. Here are selected trip dates: o "Mamma Mia" - July 8, Washington, D.C. o "Dreamgirls" - July 31, Washington, D.C. o "Mary Poppins" - July 31, Washington, D.C. o "Mary Poppins" - Aug. 18, Washington, D.C. o "Cirque du Soleil: Illumination" - Oct. 9, Baltimore o "Jersey Boys" - Oct. 23-24, Philadelphia o "Jersey Boys" - Oct. 28-29, Philadelphia o "Jersey Boys" - Nov. 6-7, Philadelphia o "Rock of Ages" - Dec. 4, Baltimore o "South Pacific" - Jan. 8, Washington, D.C. o "Les Miserables" - March 5, Baltimore o "Shrek" - April 2, 2011, Baltimore o "West Side Story" - April 13, Baltimore The bus leaves from Valley Mall near Hagerstown.
December 28, 2009
AUG. 22, 1929-DEC. 26, 2009 BALTIMORE - Mildred Anne "Sue" Fertitta, age 80, of Baltimore, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore. Born Aug. 22, 1929, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Notley Showe and the late Helen Higgs Showe Hose. She was the wife of the late Stephen Paul Fertitta Sr., who died in 1990. Sue had been a waitress for many years and had also operated a courier business. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Parish, Baltimore, for more than 50 years.
April 12, 2009
Charlotte E. Ratcliff, 78 MARCH 30, 1931-APRIL 10, 2009 BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Charlotte Evelyn Ratcliff, 78, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center. Born March 30, 1931, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Eleven R. and Maida L. Bailes Barnes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jackson M. Ratcliff, in 1987. She was a graduate of Patterson High School in Baltimore. She was formerly a switchboard operator for C&P Telephone Co. She attended Hancock Assembly of God Church.
March 7, 2006
The Washington County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in finding a 15-year-old boy who did not get back on a van that was returning to Hagerstown from Baltimore in late February, according to a written release from the department. Ernaz Jamal Anderson, a resident of Oak Hill House, was on a trip to Baltimore with Oak Hill House residents Feb. 26, but he did not report back to the van, deputies said. The Sheriff's Department believes Anderson still is in Baltimore, possibly with family, according to the release.
September 18, 2002
In 1899 the two-room Buena Vista School was built in Cascade next to the Wastler store, which also housed the Cascade post office. Across the road from the school was the Buena Vista Spring Station located along the Western Maryland Railway tracks 70.5 miles from Baltimore. The cost of a single fare from Baltimore to Cascade was $2.13, three cents more than the fare for the Highland Station located less than one-half mile to the northeast.