January 3, 2013
The 2012 Capitol Theatre Center's Be A Star! giving campaign officially ended with a $45,364 shortfall. However, as a nonprofit 501 (c)3 organization, donations to Capitol Theatre Center will be accepted into the new year. Any gifts received until the end of January will be listed in the 2012 campaign and any donations received from February on, will be recognized toward the 2013 Be A Star! campaign. This year's campaign goal was $125,000 and even though Capitol Theatre Center fell short of that, the staff and Board of Trustees remain thankful for the $79,625.
February 11, 2011
A multistate police chase ended in Cavetown early Friday when the fleeing car crashed into a house in the 22000 block of Goose Street, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department said. The incident began just after midnight when Washington Township (Pa.) Police attempted to stop a car in the area of 13321 Midvale Road in Rouzerville, Pa., according to a Washington Township Police Department press release. The car, a Nissan, fled and crossed into Maryland, according to the press release.
December 23, 1997
by Kevin G. Gilbert / staff photographer Smithsburg hostage crisis ends By MARLO BARNHART and STEVEN T. DENNIS Staff Writers SMITHSBURG - A Cavetown man freed his estranged wife after holding her at gunpoint for six hours and surrendered two hours later, ending a standoff with police in downtown Smithsburg Tuesday. The siege at Hadley Farms bakery ended peacefully at about 12:20 p.m. after David William Trumpower said he wanted to see his sister and his two children, Washington County Sheriff Charles Mades said.
December 16, 2004
Thursday, Dec. 16 8 p.m. on NBC The Apprentice The season finally comes to an end, but not before some more tension and strife. But that's nothing (we think) to the one who finally hears "You're hired!"
June 10, 1998
FREDERICK, Md. - The finish line for the national Marion Jayne Air Race 1998 will be crossed today at the Frederick home of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. About 45 aircraft from 25 states are competing in the cross-country event, which offers prize money totaling $20,000. Racers departed Monday from Shreveport, La., on an 1,800-mile zigzag course to Frederick with stops in Tulsa, Okla., Memphis, Tenn., Litchfield, Ill., Dayton, Ohio, and North Wilkesboro, N.C. The majority of racers are expected to arrive at Frederick Municipal Airport between 1 and 2 p.m. today, but some may arrive as early as 9:30 a.m. The race is named for founder Marion P. Jayne, winner of 26 cross-country speed races, including two round-the-world events, before dying of cancer in 1996.
January 2, 2009
GOLF The first flight of the annual Siberian Open at Beaver Creek Country Club ended in a tie on Thursday, as the two-man teams of Rodger Grimm-Tim Steiner and Pat Pickett-Pat Steiner each finished at 77, beating out the team of Randy Cree-Bud Serig by two shots. In the second flight, the team of Brandon Hendrickson-Gene Kidd won with an 81 and Ryan Acre-Rod Steiner were second with 85. Dom DiMercurio-Tom Schleigh took the third flight with an 88 and Dixie McNaney-Vicki Grimm were second with 92. Overall, 42 players were in the Open, which is played with each player selecting three clubs to play the entire round.
May 14, 2005
Liberty's Matt Anuszewski allowed just one earned run and banged a two-run single to lead the Lions to a 7-5 victory over South Hagerstown in the first round of the Maryland Class 2A West baseball playoffs. The Rebels ended their season 4-15. "We have fought back all year long," South Hagerstown coach Ralph Stottlemyer said. "We never had any real breaks, but you make your own breaks. We have had a rough season, but we did not give up. We always hung in there and kept trying hard together.
June 27, 2011
Police in Pennsylvania pursued a vehicle into Washington County Monday night and had the vehicle stopped on Battletown Road off Leitersburg Pike, according to a spokesman for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. The spokesman said he believes the vehicle might have crashed. Dispatchers were saying police had an individual in the vehicle held at gunpoint while backup help arrived, said the spokesman, whose department was called to help about 10:30 p.m.
April 6, 2005
Wednesday, April 6 9 p.m. on NBC "The West Wing" Tonight's season finale comes earlier than usual, but not to worry. NBC has promised that "The West Wing" will return for a seventh season starting in the fall, and we'll find out whether Alan Alda, Gary Cole, Jimmy Smits, or a player to be named later will succeed Martin Sheen as president. 10 p.m. on MTV "Meet the Barkers" We're not sure how much they'll remind you of the Osbournes.
August 31, 2003
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Robert Word hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a tied game and lead Greensboro to a 4-2 victory over Hagerstown Saturday in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader, eliminating the Suns from the South Atlantic League Northern Division Wild Card chase. Hagerstown entered Saturday 3 1/2 games behind Lexington with four games to play and needed to close with a sweep for a chance to make it to the postseason. The loss - coupled with the rainout and cancellation of Saturday's nightcap - ended the Suns' dim hopes.