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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.
NEWS
by TAMELA BAKER | 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.
NEWS
By ANAIS BEUROIS / Pulse Correspondent | 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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | September 25, 2005
andrews@herald-mail.com 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.
OBITUARIES
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.
BREAKINGNEWS
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.
NEWS
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)
NEWS
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.
NEWS
by RICHARD BELISLE | April 20, 2003
waynesboro@herald-mail.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.
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OBITUARIES
September 5, 2013
Frances Linton Wynkoop, 99, a longtime resident of Hagerstown, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro. She was the wife of the late Ross Wynkoop, who was a childhood friend and preceded her in death in 1971. Born Nov. 8, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Florence Brown Linton. She was employed by Rosewood Care Center in Owings Mills, Md., where she began as a patient early in her life. She later offered medical advice, along with Ms. Queen, on WJEJ's "Phone Party.
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OBITUARIES
September 1, 2013
Frances R. Parmer, 90, of Chambersburg, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at W.F. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The service will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
OBITUARIES
August 20, 2013
Frances Leoda Everett, 89, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs. The funeral home will be open Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the convenience of family and friends. The service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Alpine Church Cemetery.
BUSINESS
August 18, 2013
Name of business: Andrea Carmona French Macaron Owners: Jorge and Andrea Carmona Address: Food court at 486 Premium Outlets Blvd., Hagerstown Opening date: Sept. 17, 2012 Products and services: Andrea Carmona French macarons are prepared with the greatest dedication to quality, using the best ingredients from across the globe to create our macaron fillings. Fine French chocolates like Valrhona, and chocolates from Belgium, Switzerland and Germany are used, along with delicious fruits for a marvelous and glamorous final product.
OBITUARIES
August 11, 2013
Frances Newkirk Speck passed away to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Fahrney-Keedy Home, surrounded by her loving family. Born July 29, 1915, at her home in Little Georgetown, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late James C. and Nellie V. (Ellis) Newkirk. Her husband of 52 years, Winter Newnam Speck, preceded her in death April 19, 1990. Frances was a graduate of Hedgesville High School, Class of 1934. France's life revolved around her love of church, family, home and community.
OBITUARIES
July 10, 2013
Mary Frances Gaynor, 81, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at home after a long illness. A graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
OBITUARIES
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.
OBITUARIES
March 15, 2013
Frances Issabel George, 78, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Friday, March 15, 2013, at Berkeley Springs Rehab and Nursing Facility. Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. A memorial service will be Monday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
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