December 16, 1997
Couple killed in accident WOODSBORO, Md. - A 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass collided with a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Md. 194 and Main Street in Woodsboro Tuesday afternoon, killing a Westminster, Md., couple, Maryland State Police said. Arthur N. Aldridge Jr., 88, and Dora S. Aldridge, 82, of 215 Goodwin Quarry Road, died in the crash, police said. According to police, the Oldsmobile, which was headed north on Main Street at about 1:30 p.m., failed to stop at the stop sign and struck the right side of a 1993 International Truck tractor-trailer.
July 26, 2005
FREDERICK, Md. - A 9-year-old autistic boy from Ballenger Creek, Md., who was reported missing Monday afternoon was found in a neighbor's swimming pool and later was pronounced dead, a Frederick County Sheriff's Office official said. Johann VonBallmoos was reported missing from the 5000 block of Mercantile Drive shortly after 1 p.m. After a three-hour search, police found him submerged in a pool at a residence on Derby Drive, a few blocks from his home, according to the Sheriff's Office.
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.
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 22, 2006
FREDERICK, Md. - A Frederick County, Md., woman was killed Friday in a U.S. 15 crash that involved seven vehicles, Maryland State Police said. Patricia Adams, 66, of Adamstown, Md., was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Most of the vehicles involved were northbound. Adams, however, was southbound, and her vehicle struck a car that had been pushed into her lane. Adams' 1998 Toyota Avalon then went into the northbound lane and was hit by a 2005 Ford F-250 driven by Derek Harris, 26, of Middle River, Md. Police said four other people involved in the crash were taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, but they didn't specify who. Police said the crash started about 3 p.m., when a northbound 2005 International truck driven by Ronald Farnsworth, 57, of Hanover, Pa., struck a 2004 Honda Accord driven by David Snyder, 50, of Point of Rocks, Md. That happened on U.S. 15, near Mountville Road.
January 7, 2009
JULY 31, 1941-DEC. 31, 2008 FREDERICK, Md. - Sally Ann Cannon Wolfe, 67, of Frederick, passed away Dec. 31, 2008, at Washington County Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Thomas E. "Sonny" Wolfe for more than 40 years. Sonny died Oct. 27, 2008. She is survived by a son, Ronald Toms, and a stepson, Thomas E. Wolfe II, both of Hagerstown; and three grandchildren, Christopher Wayne Toms, Thomas E Wolfe III and Daniel Strite. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert "Bobby" Cannon of Frederick.