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NEWS
September 22, 2008
Lost - black cat. Where - The cat was last seen on Cearfoss Pike. When - The cat has been missing for about a month. Description - The male cat is all black, with a little bit of white near its neck. It has scars from fighting. It answers to the name Jack. Phone number - If you have seen this cat, call 240-329-1930.
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NEWS
September 28, 2008
The public is invited to the Corn Maze at Cearfoss, a 3-acre maze in a standing cornfield on the grounds of Tri-State Fellowship in Hagerstown. The maze is open weekends until Oct. 19. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Admission costs $4 per person and free for children 4 years and younger. Pumpkins, apples, mums and corn stalks will be available for sale and there will be supplies for children to make scarecrows. For more information, call the church at 301-790-1774 or visit www.tsfevents.
NEWS
by BRIAN SHAPPELL | November 10, 2004
During a hearing Tuesday, Washington County District Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. set bail at $200,000 for a Cearfoss Pike man charged in a Monday standoff, according to court records. Raymond James Hammersla Sr., 45, of 14327 Cearfoss Pike, is charged with two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of reckless endangerment in connection with an incident at his home, records state. Maryland State Police allege Hammersla fired shots at his girlfriend, Margaret Thompson, and threatened to kill a contractor, Ronnie Hull, working on his property Monday afternoon.
NEWS
May 28, 2000
CEARFOSS - Four people were injured when a car collided two other vehicles on Cearfoss Pike west of Garden View Road Sunday morning, Maryland State Police said. Police said Marilyn Barrick was driving a 1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX west on Md. 58 at 9:28 a.m. when it crossed the center line and ran off the left side of the road. Her car came back onto the road and crossed into the westbound lane, then crossed the center line again and sideswiped a 1997 Buick LeSabre driven by William Staley east on Md. 58, police alleged.
NEWS
by SCOTT BUTKI | July 14, 2004
scottb@herald-mail.com A nonprofit historical preservation and education organization has switched its planned site purchases but has expanded its goals to subjects broader than the Civil War, Rick Lank, president of Forest Glen Commonwealth, said Tuesday. "We are planning to tell a bigger story," Lank said. Forest Glen Commonwealth, a Kensington, Md.-based group, was considering buying a piece of land off Gapland Road in southern Washington County that includes a farmhouse and barn that once served as a Civil War field hospital.
NEWS
by SCOTT BUTKI | August 16, 2004
scottb@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - Re-enactors portraying Confederate and Union generals shared the stage Sunday afternoon as part of a weekend living-history event that drew an estimated 500 people to the Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown. Among those enjoying the speakers, a Civil War encampment and other displays outside the hospital were some of its patients, volunteers and employees. "I think it is wonderful. I like the speeches. I think they are great," said patient Phyllis Smith, 82. The free educational event was put on by Forest Glen Commonwealth, a nonprofit Kensington, Md.-based group that has a contract to purchase a former schoolhouse in Cearfoss at the intersection of Greencastle and Cearfoss pikes.
NEWS
March 11, 1997
By LAURA ERNDE Staff Writer CEARFOSS - A 100-by-200-foot section of tires being used as garden planters accidentally caught fire Tuesday, sending billows of thick black smoke toward Hagerstown. The fire broke out about 12:45 p.m. on five acres behind the 17049 Castle Hill Road house of Denzil and Dolores Poling, just south of the Pennsylvania line. No lives or property were threatened by the fire, which spread to about one-third of the thousands of tires the Polings used as containers for growing vegetables, herbs and flowers.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
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