July 24, 1998
THURMONT, Md. - A 5-year-old Sabillasville, Md., boy died Thursday of injuries sustained in a car accident Wednesday in Frederick County, Md., according to Maryland State Police. Luke Gregory Martin was sitting in the front passenger seat of a red Ford station wagon, driven by his mother, Cindy Jeanna Martin, 38, when it ran off Md. 77 at Tippin Drive and struck a tree, police said. Luke Martin had been wearing a seat belt, police said. His 7-year-old brother, Jedidiah Ross Martin, who was wearing a seat belt in the back of the car, was treated at and later released from Frederick Memorial Hospital on Wednesday along with his mother, police said.
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.
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.
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.
May 30, 1997
FREDERICK, Md. - Three people were killed and four injured Thursday in a two-car accident at U.S. 15 and Fish Hatchery Road, Maryland State Police said. The 4 p.m. accident closed the road for about two hours. Killed in the accident were Clyde Smith Albrecht, 77, of 809 Montclaire Ave. in Frederick, his wife, Adabelle Abrecht, 73, and a passenger in their car, Mary Frances Shankle, of Rocky Springs Road in Frederick, police said. All three died at the scene, police said. Abrecht was traveling east on Fish Hatchery Road in his 1986 Oldsmobile when he failed to yield and collided with a 1990 Chevy Cavalier driven by Jessica Mary Grabowski, of 150 Geobob Lane, Gettysburg, Pa., police said.
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.
November 17, 2008
Samuel Nicholas Divel, 19 DEC. 23, 1988-NOV. 14, 2008 BRUNSWICK, Md. - Samuel Nicholas Divel, "Hambone," 19, of Brunswick, passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, surrounded by his loving family at Frederick Memorial Hospital, after a long battle with cystic fibrosis. Born Dec. 23, 1988, in Frederick, he was the son of Jeanette Beachley Divel of Brunswick and fianc, David, of Frederick and Kenneth Divel Jr. and wife, Melanie Divel, of Frederick. Sam was a very adventurous person.
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.