April 27, 2010
PARIS (AP) -- A judge has ordered former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to be jailed in France pending a new trial on money laundering charges. Noriega has spent the last 20 years in prison near Miami and was extradited Tuesday to France from the United States. He could face another 10 years in prison in France. French authorities want to try Noriega on charges that he laundered $7 million in drug profits through French banks and purchased luxury apartments with his wife in Paris.
January 30, 2006
ANNAPOLIS - Washington County District Judge Ralph H. France II was confirmed Friday for another 10-year term by the Maryland Senate, according to Sen. Donald F. Munson's office. Munson serves on the Senate's Executive Nominations Committee. France first was appointed as a District 11 judge by former Gov. Paris Glendening in 1995. District 11 includes Washington and Frederick counties.
July 22, 2008
My name is Anais (pronounced on-uh-EES). I'm 19 and I study at the French School of Journalism and Communication, a special high school based in Paris. To improve my English and to discover how American companies work, I came to America and worked as a volunteer in the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown. For one month, I have lived in Hagerstown with Amy and Barry Newlin and their daughters, Sally, 17, and Marilyn, 14. They are a very nice host family. They seem very close.
December 2, 2000
Mont Alto forestry school sent seedings to France in 1919 By RICHARD F. BELISLE / Staff Writer MONT ALTO, Pa. - In 1919, students at what then was the Pennsylvania State Forestry School in Mont Alto bundled up 1 million pine seedlings - about two tractor-trailer trucks full - and shipped them to France. World War I had just ended and many of France's forests were devastated by the fighting. Many Mont Alto forestry school students served in American Army forestry regiments.
July 8, 2013
Christian Jacque Gaston Moulin, 69, of 65 Old National Pike, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Sunday, Aug. 22, 1943, in France, he was the son of the late Jean Moulin and the late Annette (LeFort) Moulin. He is survived by his wife, Donia Cumpata-Moulin of Hagerstown; daughters, Beatrice D. Moulin of Hagerstown, Karine Mouton of Lezan, France, and Sophie Loredo of Sunnyvale, Calif.; sons, Max Moulin of Colombelles, France, and Laurant Moulin of San Jose, Calif.; sisters, Franqoise Moulin and Lillian Moulin, and brother, Dominique Moulin, all of France; and grandchildren, Maxence Mouton of France, and Tayla and Savayah Moulin of San Jose.
July 11, 2004
The following people appeared in Washington County District Court and Washington County Circuit Court during June on alcohol and drug-related charges: Kenneth Ray Byrd, 19, of 231 Hamilton St., Waynesboro, Pa. - possession of drug paraphernalia; one year probation before judgment, 30 hours of community service. (France) Freddie C. Thompson Jr., 21, of 847 W. Washington St., Hagerstown - possession of illegal drugs; two-year suspended sentence, two years probation. (France)
July 31, 2007
Pulse writers met a group of teenagers from France and Luxembourg who visited The Herald-Mail on Tuesday, July 24. The French teens came to Hagerstown through an exchange program of Compass-USA, of Denver, Colo. Students lived with families in the Hagerstown area. Students who spoke with Pulse writers were Tiphaine d'Argentre, 17, of Rouen; Alex Morey, 16, of Lyon; Mickael Moura De Oliveira, 15, of Mont Saint Martin; Guillaume Alarcon, 16, of Le Mans; Arnaud Faucon, 16, of Lyon; Louise Askienazy, of Paris, 15; Lise Berson, 16, of Dommiers; and Nicolas Gutierrez, 15, of Luxembourg.
September 25, 2005
firstname.lastname@example.org WILLIAMSPORT A district judge on Friday gave a woman one more week to move out of a house owned by the Town of Williamsport. If Patricia France does not leave by Sept. 30, the town could ask the court to have the Washington County Sheriff's Department remove her belongings. That won't be necessary, France said Friday afternoon. "We'll be gone," she said. "I guarantee it. " The town requested Friday's "tenant holding over" hearing when France, her son and her daughter stayed past an Aug. 20 deadline.
March 21, 2012
Two new blasts and brief bursts of gunfire have sounded near the apartment building where a suspected gunman behind a deadly string of shootings in southwest France is holed up. An Interior Ministry official said, however, that no assault was under way to capture 24-year-old suspect Mohamed Merah, who boasted to authorities of an aim to bring France “to its knees” with an al-Qaida-linked terror spree.
April 20, 2003
email@example.com Hagerstown residents aren't of a mind to cozy up to France and establish a sister city relationship with the French city of Saumur after France's rebuke of the United State's decision to invade Iraq. Of 15 Hagerstown residents interviewed on the subject,Saturday, 12 gave a resounding "no" to the idea. Some said the timing is wrong. A few said they don't believe the United States should ever deal with France again. Three had differing opinions.