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.
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.
January 14, 2005
FREDERICK, Md. - A 16-year-old Germantown, Md., girl who was thrown from a car when the driver lost control and hit an embankment was pronounced dead Wednesday afternoon at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, Maryland State Police in Frederick said Thursday. Police said the accident at U.S. 340 and Md. 180 occurred at 12:10 p.m. when Hobart Junior Wilson III, who was driving a 1995 Ford Escort west on U.S. 340, lost control of the car and hit an embankment. The vehicle overturned several times, ejecting Wilson, 29, of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.
April 19, 1997
Police log Family escapes uninjured from fire BRUNSWICK , Md. - A family escaped uninjured Saturday morning when a fire caused by a carelessly discarded cigarette swept through their Boss Arnold Road home. Charles Green, his wife and children are staying with relatives, according to Brunswick Fire Chief Roy Lipscomb. Damage to the single-story brick home was estimated at $95,000. The family is insured. Lipscomb said the fire was reported around 10 a.m. "Mrs.
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 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.
January 21, 2002
Passers-by pull woman from burning car FREDERICK, Md. - A woman trapped in her burning car Saturday night along U.S. 340 was pulled to safety by two passers-by, one of whom left the scene before he was identified. Nancy Hay, 46, of Rockville, Md., was westbound at 5:22 p.m. near the Petersville exit when she lost control of her 1999 Honda Civic on the snow-covered road, said Maryland State Police in Frederick. The car went off the right shoulder, hit an embankment and went up on a guardrail, where it traveled another 50 feet before coming to rest on the passenger side, police said.
September 24, 2008
FREDERICK, Md. -- A three-vehicle crash on U.S. 15 Tuesday involved a bus full of students from Easton, Md., but none of the students were injured in the crash, Maryland State Police said in a news release. The crash happened at about 5:30 p.m. when a southbound Toyota pickup truck sideswiped a GMC Yukon SUV and struck a commuter bus on the left side, near the Md. 26 overpass, police said. The driver of the pickup, Kathy Adelsberger, 49, of Emmitsburg, Md., and her passenger, Annette Redfern, 51, of Emmitsburg, were taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.