May 13, 2010
The State Highway Administration on Monday will begin a project to resurface approximately three miles of Md. 58 (Cearfoss Pike) north of Hagerstown. The SHA anticipates completing the $900,000 project in early July, weather permitting, according to an e-mail. Workers will resurface Md. 58 from north of I-81 (Maryland Veterans Memorial Highway) to Md. 63 (Greencastle Pike). Motorists traveling on Md. 58 should expect single-lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Flaggers, variable message signs, barrels and temporary signs will guide motorists through the work zone, the e-mail said.
December 7, 2009
OCT. 13, 1928-DEC. 6, 2009 GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Carl H. Martin, 81, of 1678 Phillippy Road, Greencastle, died at 4:50 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at the Mennonite Home, Maugansville, Md., where he had been a resident for the past two months. Born Oct. 13, 1928, in Washington County, Md., he was the son of the late Aaron H. and Ethel (Horst) Martin. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Reiff Mennonite Church near Cearfoss. He and his wife, Vesta L. (Martin)
October 13, 2009
JUNE 19, 1923-OCT. 11, 2009 MAUGANSVILLE - Amanda Eby Martin, age 86, a resident of the Mennonite Home in Maugansville, Md., died at 1:40 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at the home. Born June 19, 1923, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Phares H. and Fannie R. (Eby) Martin. She was a member of the Reiff Mennonite Church near Cearfoss. She worked in the bakery for the former Martin's Food Market in Hagerstown. Surviving family are a sister, Mary E. Martin, a resident of the Mennonite Home, Maugansville; a brother, Reuben A. Martin of Hagerstown; 12 nieces and nephews; and a number of great-nieces and great-nephews.
September 5, 2009
Camden Hull, 3, Ali Swain, 5, and Madison Hull, 7, hold large tomatoes, which take two hands to hold, that were found in their Memaw's garden in Cearfoss. The tomatoes were 16 to 17 inches in circumference.
July 8, 2009
Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship in Cearfoss will hold an indoor yard sale Friday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Refreshments will be sold. Proceeds will benefit the church's community ministry center. To reserve table space, call 301-739-7598.
January 23, 2009
MAY 5, 1931-JAN. 21, 2009 MAUGANSVILLE, Md. - Florence E. Martin, 77, a resident of the Mennonite Home of Maugansville, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. Born May 5, 1931, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Phares H. and Fannie R. Eby Martin. She worked at the former B & L Grocery Store in Maugansville. She was a member of Reiff Mennonite Church near Cearfoss. She is survived by two sisters, Amanda Martin and Mary Martin, both of Maugansville; one brother, Reuben A. Martin of Hagerstown; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.
January 15, 2009
AUG. 30, 1958-JAN. 13, 2009 CLEAR SPRING - Wanda Kay (Richardson) Miller, 50, of 12617 Trinity Church Drive, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at her home. Born Aug. 30, 1958, in Maryland, she was the daughter of M. Louise Shipley of Clear Spring and the late Carl Richardson. She was a graduate of Clear Spring High School, class of 1976. She was employed as a secretary with the City of Hagerstown Public Works. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.
January 11, 2009
Tara Rae Schildtknecht and David William Mills were married on Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at Whitetail Ski Resort in Mercersburg, Pa. The bride is the daughter of Don and Rhonda Schildtknecht of Clear Spring. The bridegroom is the son of Randy and Barb Mills of Clear Spring. The bride is a 2004 graduate of Clear Spring High School. The bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Clear Spring High School and a 2008 graduate of Hagerstown Community College with an associate degree in general studies.
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.
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.