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By WILL ROBINSON | will.robinson@herald-mail.com | July 16, 2013
It was déjà vu for Bethesda and Easton on Tuesday in their losers' bracket semifinal at the Maryland 10-11 State Little League Baseball Tournament at Ebersole Field. What started as a close game ended up as another 11-1 victory for Bethesda to eliminate Easton, mirroring their first meeting in Saturday's opening round - also an 11-1 Bethesda win. With the victory, Bethesda advances to the losers' bracket final against Elkton on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Bethesda held a 2-1 lead through 3 1/2 innings before exploding for nine runs in the bottom of the fourth, sending Easton home due to the 10-run rule.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | June 7, 2011
A U.S. Marine from Waynesboro injured in Afghanistan was expected to arrive at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday evening for continued treatment of fractured vertebrae. Lance Cpl. Matthew Shank, 21, was wounded when an MRAP all-terrain vehicle hit a roadside bomb Saturday, according to his mother, Kim Shank of Quincy Township, Pa. All five of the vehicle's occupants were expected to survive, Kim Shank said. "We were fortunate enough to receive a phone call from Matthew himself.
OBITUARIES
August 27, 2013
Ramarro Johan Ratnavale, 48, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Potomac, Md., died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at his mountain retreat in Berkeley Springs. A memorial service will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, Bethesda, Md. Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs.
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October 10, 2012
Doris Bailey Grimm died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, following a long period of gradual decline. She was born Feb. 6, 1921, at home. She was the last of 11 siblings, children of Robert Lester Bailey and Rose Lee Wolfe Bailey of Funkstown, Md. After graduating from high school, she was married to F. Taylor Grimm of Brunswick, Md., on Sept. 5, 1940. For nearly six decades, she lived in Bethesda, Md., before moving back to Funkstown in 2005. She is survived by a son, Bruce Grimm of Bethesda; and a granddaughter, Elisabeth Grimm of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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By WILL ROBINSON | will.robinson@herald-mail.com | July 14, 2013
West Salisbury and Easton both won Sunday to advance in the Maryland 10-11 State Little League Baseball Tournament at Conococheague. In a winners' bracket game, West Salisbury defeated Bethesda 9-2 to advance to play Elkton on Monday at 7 p.m. in the winners' bracket final. A pair of homers - a two-run shot by Ryan Teaman in the second inning and a solo homer by Blake Corbin in the third - gave West Salisbury a 3-0 lead. West Salisbury added five more runs in the top of the fourth, highlighted by three straight RBI singles by Corbin, Dylan Smith and Brett Swift.
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By WILL ROBINSON | will.robinson@herald-mail.com | July 17, 2013
Elkton's bats have continued to stay hot and they show no signs of slowing down. Elkton rapped 21 hits en route to a 17-8 victory over Bethesda in Wednesday night's losers' bracket final of the Maryland State 10-11 Little League Baseball Tournament at Ebersole Field. With the victory, Elkton advances to face West Salisbury in the championship round Thursday at 6 p.m. West Salisbury defeated Elkton 15-3 in the winners' bracket final Monday. “That last game was tough for us, it was our first loss of the tournament,” said Elkton manager Chris Hall.
NEWS
May 10, 2011
Traffic is slow from Urbana to Hyattstown on Interstate 270 southbound and a little sluggish from Bethesda onto I-495. There is emergency roadwork at Md. 27 in both directions between Sweepstakes Road and Kings Valley Road near Damascus. One lane is closed each way. On I-70 eastbound, traffic is fine, but it's a little sluggish from West Friendship to I-695. I-81 is seeing normal traffic in both directions. In Frederick, traffic is moving fine across the major streets, and in Hagerstown it's just slow on Dual Highway going both ways.
SPORTS
By CURT HORNBECKER | curt.hornbecker@herald-mail.com | July 13, 2013
Bethesda manager Sushil Rane preaches solid pitching and good defense. His players decided to throw in disciplined hitting on their own. Bethesda breezed to an 11-1 victory over Easton in the opening round of the Maryland State 10-11 Little League Baseball Tournament at Ebersole Field on Saturday, in a game stopped in the fifth inning due to the 10-run rule. In the first of three games played Saturday, Elkton used 10 Brunswick errors to claim a 10-3 win  Elkton faces Conococheague in the winners' bracket today at 2 p.m. “That's what we hang our hats on, pitching and defense - throw strikes and stay out of the big innings,” Rane said.
OBITUARIES
April 3, 2013
Virginia Rosalie Shilling, 95, of Aberdeen House in Rockville, Md., died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at her home. Born July 26, 1917, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late John and Laura Pearl Stouffer Leiter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Good Shilling, on Sept. 14, 1993. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Izabell Shilling of Bethesda, Md.; one granddaughter, Monique Shilling of Rockville; one grandson, Richard Good Shilling III of Rockville; and five great-grandchildren.
OBITUARIES
July 9, 2012
Lois Seal Main, 81, of Great Falls, Va., passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Leesburg, Va. Born March 29, 1931, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Luther Warfield and Rose Elizabeth (Reecher) Seal. Lois was a 1949 graduate of Hagerstown High School and earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland, where she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. She was formerly a member of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren. Lois was a retired Realtor.
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August 27, 2013
Ramarro Johan Ratnavale, 48, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Potomac, Md., died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at his mountain retreat in Berkeley Springs. A memorial service will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, Bethesda, Md. Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs.
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By WILL ROBINSON | will.robinson@herald-mail.com | July 17, 2013
Elkton's bats have continued to stay hot and they show no signs of slowing down. Elkton rapped 21 hits en route to a 17-8 victory over Bethesda in Wednesday night's losers' bracket final of the Maryland State 10-11 Little League Baseball Tournament at Ebersole Field. With the victory, Elkton advances to face West Salisbury in the championship round Thursday at 6 p.m. West Salisbury defeated Elkton 15-3 in the winners' bracket final Monday. “That last game was tough for us, it was our first loss of the tournament,” said Elkton manager Chris Hall.
SPORTS
By WILL ROBINSON | will.robinson@herald-mail.com | July 16, 2013
It was déjà vu for Bethesda and Easton on Tuesday in their losers' bracket semifinal at the Maryland 10-11 State Little League Baseball Tournament at Ebersole Field. What started as a close game ended up as another 11-1 victory for Bethesda to eliminate Easton, mirroring their first meeting in Saturday's opening round - also an 11-1 Bethesda win. With the victory, Bethesda advances to the losers' bracket final against Elkton on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Bethesda held a 2-1 lead through 3 1/2 innings before exploding for nine runs in the bottom of the fourth, sending Easton home due to the 10-run rule.
SPORTS
By WILL ROBINSON | will.robinson@herald-mail.com | July 14, 2013
West Salisbury and Easton both won Sunday to advance in the Maryland 10-11 State Little League Baseball Tournament at Conococheague. In a winners' bracket game, West Salisbury defeated Bethesda 9-2 to advance to play Elkton on Monday at 7 p.m. in the winners' bracket final. A pair of homers - a two-run shot by Ryan Teaman in the second inning and a solo homer by Blake Corbin in the third - gave West Salisbury a 3-0 lead. West Salisbury added five more runs in the top of the fourth, highlighted by three straight RBI singles by Corbin, Dylan Smith and Brett Swift.
SPORTS
By CURT HORNBECKER | curt.hornbecker@herald-mail.com | July 13, 2013
Bethesda manager Sushil Rane preaches solid pitching and good defense. His players decided to throw in disciplined hitting on their own. Bethesda breezed to an 11-1 victory over Easton in the opening round of the Maryland State 10-11 Little League Baseball Tournament at Ebersole Field on Saturday, in a game stopped in the fifth inning due to the 10-run rule. In the first of three games played Saturday, Elkton used 10 Brunswick errors to claim a 10-3 win  Elkton faces Conococheague in the winners' bracket today at 2 p.m. “That's what we hang our hats on, pitching and defense - throw strikes and stay out of the big innings,” Rane said.
OBITUARIES
April 23, 2013
William Frank "Bo" Gates, 52, of Keedysville, Md., passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md., after a brief illness. "Bo" was the loving, devoted husband and friend of Charlotte L. Gates of Keedysville, Md. Born Nov. 6, 1960, in Bluefield, W.Va., he was the son of Frank M. Gates and the late Ruby Ilene Gates of Frederick, Md. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 1067 and Frederick Redmen 19. In addition to his wife and father, Bo is survived by a son, Jason F. Gates and fiancée, Erin, of Bethesda, Md.; a brother, Mike "Butch" Gates, and sister Michelle "Missey" Gates, both of Frederick; stepsons, Dean H. McMillion and wife, Kim, of Keedysville, and Oscar "Peanut" McMillion and fiancée, Charlene Sentelle, of Hagerstown; nephew, Michael "M.J.
OBITUARIES
April 3, 2013
Virginia Rosalie Shilling, 95, of Aberdeen House in Rockville, Md., died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at her home. Born July 26, 1917, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late John and Laura Pearl Stouffer Leiter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Good Shilling, on Sept. 14, 1993. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Izabell Shilling of Bethesda, Md.; one granddaughter, Monique Shilling of Rockville; one grandson, Richard Good Shilling III of Rockville; and five great-grandchildren.
OBITUARIES
October 10, 2012
Doris Bailey Grimm died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, following a long period of gradual decline. She was born Feb. 6, 1921, at home. She was the last of 11 siblings, children of Robert Lester Bailey and Rose Lee Wolfe Bailey of Funkstown, Md. After graduating from high school, she was married to F. Taylor Grimm of Brunswick, Md., on Sept. 5, 1940. For nearly six decades, she lived in Bethesda, Md., before moving back to Funkstown in 2005. She is survived by a son, Bruce Grimm of Bethesda; and a granddaughter, Elisabeth Grimm of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
SPORTS
July 19, 2012
Thursday, July 19, 2012 YOUTH BASEBALL BERLIN, Md. - The Federal Little League 9-10 All-Stars have advanced to the championship round of the Maryland State Tournament, defeating South Maryland 17-6 on Thursday in the losers' bracket final. Federal will face Frederick National on Friday at 6 p.m. Federal must beat Frederick National twice in two days to win the state title. Federal took a 5-0 lead over South Maryland in the first inning. Brayden Quirple hit a two-run triple, Dylan Watson drove in a run with a groundout and Garrett Kercheval hit a two-run single.
OBITUARIES
July 9, 2012
Lois Seal Main, 81, of Great Falls, Va., passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Leesburg, Va. Born March 29, 1931, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Luther Warfield and Rose Elizabeth (Reecher) Seal. Lois was a 1949 graduate of Hagerstown High School and earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland, where she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. She was formerly a member of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren. Lois was a retired Realtor.
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