August 1, 2002
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: "McClure this, McClure that. You might as well hang a sign around his neck that says NO. I hate taxes also, but I won't vote for someone who I think is myopic, no matter how many good intentions he has. The county doesn't have parking spaces and the volunteer groups already pick up trash.
July 8, 2008
BOONSBORO - A Boonsboro woman and her five children were reported missing Thursday by the woman's estranged husband, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said in a news release. Katherine Willard, 49, of 20502 Wilderness Run Road, and the children - ranging in age from 7 to 18 years old - were last seen at a court proceeding June 30, deputies said. The last known contact made with Willard was by telephone July 1, deputies said. The woman is described as white, with blond hair and brown eyes, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds.
February 9, 2013
There's something to be said for not wasting a second chance. Christian Lopez of Martinsburg, W.Va., knows that all too well as he basked in the glory of making it to the next phase of “American Idol” during the infamous Hollywood Week, which aired Wednesday and Thursday nights. But Christian's journey ended this week when he was cut from the Thursday night elimination round. “I have absolutely no regrets,” Christian, 17, said during a telephone interview from his home.
April 4, 2007
A 15-year-old Hagerstown boy was reported missing Monday at about 5 a.m., the Washington County Sheriff's Department said. Blaine Edward Snyder was last seen in his bedroom at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release. Blaine was described as white with blondish brown hair and blue eyes, about 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing 145 pounds. Anyone with information can call the Sheriff's Department at 301-791-3020.
July 19, 1998
Hagerstown City Police are looking for a 23-year-old Pennsylvania man for outstanding warrants on a bad check and failure to appear for a court date in Washington County. Austin Elmer Gladhill III was last known to reside on North Church Street in Waynesboro, Pa., police said. He is described as white, 6 feet tall, 185 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information on Gladhill's whereabouts may call police at 301-790-3700.
October 26, 2011
Waynesboro police were looking or a 14-year-old runaway who was last seen at 7 a.m. Friday. Savannah Marie Smith is a white girl with blond hair and blue eyes, police said in a news release. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and 130 pounds. Police said she was last seen wearing blue jeans; pink, black and white Van sneakers; and a gray sweatshirt. She has a piercing below her lower lip, police said. Police said she may be in Hagerstown. Anyone with information is asked to call 717-762-2131 or any other police agency.
May 4, 2008
Long & Foster The following were named the top sales associates for March at the Hagerstown office of Long & Foster. - Rick Baker was the top listing agent and had the most units. - Mike Hill was the top selling agent. - The Llewellyn Team was the top listing, selling and units team. RE/MAX Achievers RE/MAX Achievers has announced its top agents for the month of March. - Top agent with commissions - Shirley J. Bayer - Top agent with new sales - Alice J. Guy - Top Agent with New Listings - Harry "Terry" Toms - Top Team with Commissions, New Sales and New Listings - The Powell Team, consisting of Steven L. Powell, Stephenie Rinehart and Lisa Zeger Apparatus Repair & Engineering Daniel Howe of Apparatus Repair & Engineering has completed the required course work establishing personal disciplines, relationship skills, strategic selling and tactical selling essential for the sales profession.
October 27, 2008
Hagerstown Police are searching for a man who robbed Freddie's Subs at gunpoint Saturday, the department said in a news release. The man walked into the sub shop at 520 Park Lane at about 6:40 p.m. Saturday, showed a handgun and demanded money, police said. The man then fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money, police said. No one was injured in the incident. Police described the suspect as a white man in his 20s, about 6 feet tall, with light blue eyes. He was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt and a gray bandanna, police said.
September 30, 2006
Yin and his sister Fauna were abandoned by their family when the family moved out of state. A neighbor found the two cats and brought them to the Humane Society of Washington County. Yin is a male with beige and chocolate hair. Fauna is a female and has cream and gray hair. Both are Siamese with blue eyes. They both like to snuggle. For more infomration about Yin or Fauna, visit the Humane Society of Washington County at 13011 Maugansville Road near Hagerstown, or call 301-733-2060.
December 4, 2008
SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police are looking for two boys, age 13 and 15, who escaped from the Vision Quest detention center early Thursday. At 12:30 a.m., the youths ran away from counselors at the center. The 13-year-old is described as white, 6 feet tall, weighing 150 pounds with crew cut style hair. He was last seen wearing dark blue sweat pants and sweat shirt and tennis shoes. The 15-year-old is described as white, 6 feet tall, 150 pounds, with blue eyes and close-cut brown hair.