April 5, 2013
The Cearfoss Senior Connection will be taking a field trip Tuesday, April 9, to the Cearfoss Emporium. The group will meet at 10 a.m. at Broadfording Church of the Brethern, 14010 Greencastle Pike in Hagerstown. The Cearfoss Emporium, at 14025 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, sells items that are both modern day and vintage gifts, toys and collectibles. Mack Golden Bulldogs to host guest speaker The Mack Golden Bulldogs program for the Monday, April 8, meeting will be presented by Dr. Glen Elliott from the Ludwick Eye Center.
April 1, 2013
Birthdays Tuesday - Katie Bailey, Martinsburg, W.Va., turns 32; Robert Graybill, Hagerstown, turns 70. Anniversary Tuesday - Leonard and Dorothy Lowry, Cearfoss, are celebrating their 66th anniversary.
December 20, 2012
A vehicle struck a pole at about 8:15 a.m. Thursday in the 17000 block of Garden View Road near Cearfoss Pike, a Washington County Emergency Services supervisor said. Further details were not immediately available.
October 22, 2012
Three vehicles were off the road following a traffic accident Monday afternoon at the intersection of Cearfoss Pike and Greencastle Pike at the traffic circle that also includes Fairview Road. A Ford Explorer and a Nissan Maxima, each with front-end damage, came to rest against the fence at Cearfoss Emporium on Greencastle Pike. The fence was damaged. A Honda SUV could be seen at the corner of Greencastle Pike and Cearfoss Pike parallel to the fence, against a yield sign. Another yield sign were knocked over.
February 20, 2012
“Good article in the Sunday paper on the 12th, about the hotel/motel tax and the stadium. Doubled the tax in 2000, from 3 to 6 percent, $15.3 million, and it was used to support cultural and recreational, because it wasn't stipulated in the legislation. Does that sound like the gaming commission report, and the fire and rescue, hide the ball? Sorry about that, I don't believe any of it, and it's time for a bigger story.” - Leitersburg “Every time I see a column in the paper from Limbaugh, I am going to call in because I do not agree with David Limbaugh and his comments, his deranged syndrome of Obama, President Obama.
December 30, 2011
Nathaniel L. Webb Sr. and Mary Rose Harsh Webb of Cearfoss were surprised by their sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren with a 50th wedding anniversary celebration at Maugansville Ruritan Club. They were married Nov. 10, 1961, which is also the Marine Corps birthday, at the Downsville Christian Church by the Rev. McDonald. Friends and many extended family members were present. The Webbs have two sons, Nathaniel "Lee" Webb Jr. and his wife, Toni, their children, Sheridan and Nathaniel Anthony and Laura and her husband, Eric, and granddaughter, Kennady; and son, William "Andy" Webb and his wife, Lori, and their children, Maxwell and Madison.
December 3, 2011
A Funkstown woman was injured Saturday morning when her car collided with a pickup truck on Interstate 81 south of Cearfoss Pike, Maryland State Police said. Frances Ecton of Funkstown was taken to Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown to be treated for nonlife-threatening injuries, according to a state police news release. The driver of the pickup, David Durboraw of Greencastle, Pa., also was taken to Meritus Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries, the release said.
November 18, 2011
Cearfoss roundabout is working well To the editor: The roundabouts recently proposed, or approved, by city and county officials have raised the ire of some citizens who decry these traffic-calming devices and claim that calamitous crash-chaos will inevitably follow if these plans are allowed to go full circle (pun intended). Allow me to remind you of a study conducted by the Federal Highway Administration, which concluded that the Cearfoss roundabout resulted in a crash reduction of 76.5 percent and reduced injury crashes by 93.8 percent per year.
October 10, 2011
Lost - Yellow/orange cat. Where - The cat was lost between Cearfoss and Williamsport. When - The cat has been missing since Saturday. Description - The 3-year-old male cat has been neutered. The cat is mostly yellow/orange, but has white on its chest area, white on its four paws and a short tail. It was not wearing a collar. It answers to the name Tommy. The cat is described as very friendly. Phone number - If you have seen this cat, call 240-217-9534.