May 16, 2013
Westbound Interstate 70 near Frederick was closed for about 10 hours following a tractor-trailer rollover that occurred Wednesday night, Maryland State Police said. A tractor-trailer carrying fertilizer overturned on the ramp at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, state police said in a news release. The driver and the passenger in the tractor-trailer were taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, the release said. Westbound I-70 was closed until shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday, when one lane reopened.
November 19, 2007
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a man died after a deputy used a Taser to break up a fight. It happened around 5 a.m. Sunday in the 7000 block of Gresham Court East in Frederick. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Corporal Jennifer Bailey says the first deputy on the scene found four people fighting. When the deputy deployed the Taser, Bailey says the 20-year-old man fell on the ground unconscious. The man, a identified by a relative as Jarrel Gray, was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
August 31, 1999
Hagerstown boy receives burns A 17-year-old boy who was soaking tennis balls in gasoline and then setting them on fire last week sustained second-degree burns over 12-15 percent of his body. Hagerstown Fire Marshal John Hersh said the incident occurred Aug. 25 in an alley behind the 500 block of Ridge Avenue. The teenager was taken to Washington County Hospital where he was treated for his burns and released. Boys get in trouble over pulling alarm A dare landed two young boys in trouble Sunday morning when one challenged the other to pull a fire alarm, according to Hagerstown Fire Marshal John Hersh.
June 21, 1997
By ELLEN LYON Staff Writer BEAVER CREEK - A Boonsboro man died Saturday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. 40 and Beaver Creek Road, Maryland State Police in Hagerstown said. Harry Rommeney, 66, of 9355 Childarcrest Drive, was pronounced dead at Washington County Hospital, police said. Rommeney's 1990 Subaru Justy was turning left onto Beaver Creek Road from eastbound U.S. 40 about 2:30 p.m. when it was struck from behind by a 1991 Subaru Justy driven by Sharron Louise McErlain of 9304 Stottlemeyer Road, Boonsboro, police said.
May 26, 2005
By BRIAN SHAPPELL SANDY HOOK - An 87-year-old Brunswick, Md., man died after a two-vehicle accident Wednesday in southern Washington County, just north of the Potomac River, according to Maryland State Police. The crash was reported just after 3 p.m. on eastbound U.S. 340 at Keep Tryst Road, police said. Police said a 2001 Daewoo, driven by Frank A. Miglio, 87, of Sixth Avenue, and a 1996 Honda, driven by Daniel C. Nusbaum, 20, of Diamond Drive in Walkersville, Md., collided in the intersection.
December 29, 2009
AUG. 4, 1927-DEC. 27, 2009 MOUNT AIRY, Md. - Gladys Virginia (Caw) Ricker, 82, of Mount Airy, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the spouse of the late Lawrence E. Ricker. She was born Aug. 4, 1927, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of the late Joseph W. Caw and the late Mary Rose (Barnes) Caw. She was a retired cafeteria worker for Montgomery County Schools, loved to crochet, was an active member and volunteered in various ways for her church, Millian Memorial United Methodist.
April 11, 2006
FREDERICK, Md. - A Frederick woman died in a crash Monday afternoon after she lost control of her vehicle on U.S. 40 at Brethren Church Road, Maryland State Police said. Caitlin Rohrer, 22, of Frederick, was driving east on U.S. 40 about 1 p.m. when she crossed the center line and sideswiped another vehicle in the westbound lane, police said. Rohrer then crashed into another vehicle. Police did not know Monday night what caused Rohrer to cross the center line. Rohrer was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
April 5, 2013
Mr. Irvin F. Stride, 97, of Frederick, Md., died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born Dec. 2, 1915, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Irvin G. and Grace E. Stottlemyer Stride. He was the loving husband of Eva M. Young Stride. Mr. Stride enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Sharon Stride Poole of Boonsboro, Md., Marty Stride of Thurmont, Md., and Kenneth Stride of New York; stepdaughter, Jean Boone of Libertytown, Md.; grandchildren, Donald Dick, Jeffrey Dick and John Stride; great-grandchildren, Jacob Dick and Elizabeth Dick; and five stepgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by daughter, Eileen Stride Vetiello; one stepgrandchild; as well as two brothers, Richard N. Stride and Robert M. Stride.
January 1, 1998
Ali Stewart is first New Year's baby 1998 By AMY WALLAUER Staff Writer Angela Willison and Robert Stewart planned to move into their new apartment Thursday night. They wanted to settle in before their baby, due on Jan. 8, was born. Their schedule changed Thursday morning when Ali Nicole Stewart became the first New Year's baby born at Washington County Hospital. "I'd had a couple of dreams a couple of weeks ago that she was going to be a New Year's baby," Willison said Thursday afternoon, cradling the sleeping infant.