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.
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.
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 18, 2009
FREDERICK, Md. --Â One person died Saturday from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash on Md. 85 north of Guilford Drive in Frederick County, according to a Maryland State Police press release. The accident occurred about 3:15 p.m. when a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle was northbound on Md. 85 at a high rate of speed in an apparent speed contest with another motorcycle, troopers said. A Nissan Sentra pulled across northbound Md. 85 from The Point Plaza and into the path of both motorcycles.
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.
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.