February 19, 2009
MARCH 1, 1943-FEB. 17, 2009 Esther Marie Brennan, 65, beloved mother and grandmother, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Washington County Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born March 1, 1943, in Clear Spring, Md., she was the daughter of the late Ernest Trumpower and Lavena Trumpower. She was the wife of the late Robert "Bob" Brennan, who went to be with the Lord on Feb. 23, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Ronald Trumpower and Kenneth Ray Trumpower.
September 13, 2011
Donna Wray (Bartles) Rogers, 56, of Hagerstown, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at NMS Healthcare Center in Hagerstown. Born May 8, 1955, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of T. Wendy Gardner of Hagerstown and the late Raymond Bartles. Donna was a graduate of Hagerstown Business College and had worked for the city of Hagerstown, was a creative mortgage specialist and worked for Citicorp in their fraud division. Donna was a former member of the Eagles Club in Hagerstown.
May 15, 2001
Letters to the Editor 5/15 Mistakes, repeated To the editor: I am appalled by the women discussed in "Home a haven for mothers," the article concerning the home for unwed mothers. How about a home for "unwed pregnant women?" Mother means the care, concern and everything else that goes along with the title, as opposed to just bringing these babies into the world. When I was younger I made a mistake also However what is the excuse of these, or any women for two, three and four mistakes over and over again?
June 7, 1999
A new fiber optic cable network in Maryland will be a boost to Washington County's economic development efforts, state and local officials said. Last week, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved a contract to build the telecommunications network over the next year along 330 miles of interstates and highways. Level 3 Communications LLC, of Golden, Colo., will install and maintain the system. As payment for access to the public right-of-way, the state will get between $49.8 million to $222.
March 28, 1997
By JULIE E. GREENE and MARLO BARNHART Staff Writers STATE LINE - A popular lunch and grocery shopping stop on U.S. 11 is closing today after 29 years. Rocky Ridge Farm Market has served hot meals, including homemade soup and Uncle Ivan's Fried Chicken, to Citicorp employees, truckers, construction workers and other local residents for years. "They're all moaning and groaning about where they're going to go," said Marlene Eckstine, store manager. Indeed, the last few shoppers Friday were looking pained as they wound their way through the aisles, many of which were nearly empty of groceries.
April 21, 2006
Three days a week, Mary Kearns volunteers at the Food Resources Inc. warehouse west of Hagerstown, where she files paperwork, answers the telephone, takes orders and greets clients in the office. Kearns - who was born with cerebral palsy - easily could be mistaken for a person who would need services rather than someone who provides them. But Kearns doesn't want to be viewed that way. "I've always tried to push myself," Kearns said. "And my parents didn't baby me, either. " Born and raised in upstate New York, Kearns is the oldest of three sisters.
July 24, 2005
firstname.lastname@example.org Full body mud baths were served at no cost Saturday to players in the fifth annual Citi MUDD Volleyball Tournament at Citicorp's campus north of Hagerstown. About 500 people playing on 36 teams, mostly from Washington County, fell, sloshed and volleyed muddy volleyballs at the tournament, which benefits Community Free Clinic in Hagerstown. Clinic Executive Director Robin Roberson said each player was asked to collect sponsorships and each team paid an entry fee, amounting to an anticipated $20,000 to $25,000 in money to treat uninsured patients.