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May 5, 2013
The Frederick County Sheriff's office said a Gaithersburg, Md., man died Sunday in an early morning crash. Officials said 20-year-old Daniel Swader died at the scene of the crash in the 8800 block of Gambrill Park Road shorty after 1 a.m. Sunday. Authorities said Swader was driving southbound on the road when his vehicle drove onto the southbound grassy shoulder, came back onto the road and spun into a tree on the northbound side of the road.   Authorities said Swader's body was taken to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore for an autopsy.
OBITUARIES
February 26, 2013
Myrtle Emma Phoenix Briggs, 94, of Sabilisville and formerly of Gaithersburg, Md., died Monday, Feb 25, 2013. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at  First Baptist Church of Green Valley in Monroveia, Md., with Pastor Michael Yoho leading the service.  Burial will follow the service at Forest Oak Cemetery in Gaithersburg, where she will be laid to rest beside her husband. Arrangments are by Lochstampfor Funeral Home Inc., Waynesboro, Pa.
NEWS
February 17, 2009
-FEB. 6, 2009 On Feb. 6, 2009, True Alan Hubler, 63, a well-known Realtor in Montgomery and Frederick counties, and a long-time resident of Gaithersburg, Md., passed away of lung cancer at Heartland Hospice in Columbia, S.C. (True was a nonsmoker.) He was a graduate of the University of Maryland (Cum Laude), served with the Army in Vietnam and taught middle school for several years prior to entering real estate. Mr. Hubler and his wife, the former Edythe (Edie)
NEWS
July 31, 2004
LEGION BASEBALL FREDERICK, Md. - Funkstown grabbed a 5-0 lead that held through four innings behind the pitching of Andy Taylor but Gaithersburg rallied to post an 8-7 win on Friday in the Maryland State Tournament at McCurdy Field. Taylor hit a solo home run to open the scoring in the second inning and Phillip Powell added homers in the fourth and sixth innings. Gaithersburg hit Funkstown with a five-run seventh inning, putting the loss on reliever Josh Bussard.
NEWS
August 8, 2005
Elvis tribute concert GAITHERSBURG, Md. - An Elvis tribute concert, "One Night with You in Gaithersburg" will be presented from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom in Gaithersburg. The tribute will star John Fix, Mario, and Anna Nicholson. The Las Vegas-style show will have a cash bar. Ticket prices include a buffet dinner and beverage. Dinner will be served from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tickets cost $40 for regular seating and $50 for VIP seating.
NEWS
February 27, 2009
1940-FEB. 10, 2009 Susan Rumble Sims devoted her life to early childhood education, community activism and womens' rights. She firmly believed that by helping others, the world would be a better place. She died of cancer at the age of 68 on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. A tribute and celebration of Susan's life will be held March 7 at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Apostles, United Church of Christ, 336 Barnett Ave., Waynesboro, Pa. Susan was born in 1940 in Buffalo, N.Y., and grew up in Chester, Va., and Ramsey, N.J., where she attended high school.
NEWS
July 18, 2008
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) -- The majority leader of Maryland's House of Delegates pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence of alcohol, promising a judge he would "never do this again. " Democratic Delegate Kumar Barve, 49, apologized and received unsupervised probation as part of a plea agreement. "I'm here to take full responsibility for my actions," Barve said in Montgomery County District Court. His attorney, fellow Delegate Luiz Simmons, noted it was Barve's first offense.
NEWS
September 9, 2007
PREP CROSS COUNTRY Frank Keyser Invitational at BOONSBORO (3 miles) Boys Teams: 1. Potomac Falls 61; 2. Thomas Jefferson 62; 3. Middletown 118; 4. Gaithersburg 123; 5. Liberty 165; 6. Smithsburg 171; 7. Mountain Ridge 186; 8. Williamsport 196; 9. Musselman 216; 10. Clarksburg 240; 11. Martinsburg 282; 12. Clear Spring 297; 13. Boonsboro 390. Runners (top 20): 1. Joshua Hardin (PF) 16:05; 2. Michael Lilley (Wi) 16:10; 3. Corey Centofonti (Sm) 16:26; 4. Ryan Hagen (PF)
NEWS
November 25, 2008
DEC. 30, 1948-NOV. 24, 2008 Jessie L. Campbell, 59, of Chambersburg, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, in Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Dec. 30, 1948, in South Carolina, he was a son of the late Dick and Margie Campbell. He served in the U.S. Army. While in the military, he received a nursing degree with specialized training in critical care. He was employed as a nurse in the Washington, D.C., area and in South Central Pennsylvania. He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 1426 in Chambersburg.
NEWS
January 22, 1999
After yesterday's tour of the University of Maryland's Shady Grove Center, the Washington County Commissioners quickly affirmed that they want one of their own, and are willing to commit time and money to get it. We hope the business community is ready as well, because university officials made it clear that it won't happen without their help. The Shady Grove Center, located near Gaithersburg just off I-270, was developed after the Montgomery County Technology Committee pushed for its location there.
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NEWS
May 5, 2013
The Frederick County Sheriff's office said a Gaithersburg, Md., man died Sunday in an early morning crash. Officials said 20-year-old Daniel Swader died at the scene of the crash in the 8800 block of Gambrill Park Road shorty after 1 a.m. Sunday. Authorities said Swader was driving southbound on the road when his vehicle drove onto the southbound grassy shoulder, came back onto the road and spun into a tree on the northbound side of the road.   Authorities said Swader's body was taken to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore for an autopsy.
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OBITUARIES
February 26, 2013
Myrtle Emma Phoenix Briggs, 94, of Sabilisville and formerly of Gaithersburg, Md., died Monday, Feb 25, 2013. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at  First Baptist Church of Green Valley in Monroveia, Md., with Pastor Michael Yoho leading the service.  Burial will follow the service at Forest Oak Cemetery in Gaithersburg, where she will be laid to rest beside her husband. Arrangments are by Lochstampfor Funeral Home Inc., Waynesboro, Pa.
NEWS
June 21, 2012
A warrant has been issued charging a Maryland man with the February robbery of Walgreens pharmacy in Martinsburg, according to a Martinsburg Police Department news release. Robert O. Bottenfield, 24, of Gaithersburg, Md., is being held at the Montgomery County (Md.) Detention Center in Rockville, Md., where he has been charged with armed robbery, according to Martinsburg police and court records. Maryland authorities told police in Martinsburg that Bottenfield confessed to multiple pharmacy robberies, including the one at Walgreens at 101 Forbes Drive, police said.
NEWS
May 30, 2011
A Gaithersburg, Md., man claiming to be a doctor who had just left work at City Hospital was charged with first-offense driving under the influence following a traffic stop on W.Va. 9 at New York Avenue Friday, police said. After James Simmons was arrested, an inventory of his blue Honda Accord revealed a prescription bottle containing a razor blade, a straw and a small bag of white powder, which tested positive for cocaine, according to the Martinsburg Police Department. At 2:13 a.m., a Martinsburg Police Department officer stopped the Honda after he noticed it traveling at a slow rate of speed, according to a news release.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | February 1, 2011
Avoiding the three-year prison term recommended by prosecutors, a Montgomery County man was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to 30 days in jail on gun charges. Jeffrey Hanan, 48, of Gaithersburg pleaded guilty to making a false statement on an application to purchase a firearm and to having a loaded handgun in a vehicle. The false statement charge was prosecuted by Maryland Assistant Attorney General Clarence Goetz, while Assistant State's Attorney Brett Wilson prosecuted the charge of having an illegal handgun in a vehicle.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | May 19, 2010
SANDY HOOK -- On their third day of searching, officials were unable Monday to find a Gaithersburg, Md., man who is believed to have drowned Saturday in the Potomac River below Harpers Ferry, W.Va., after he and his brother were swept into Class III whitewater rapids while swimming to a fishing spot, officials said. A helicopter was used Monday morning to search for Daniel Figueroa, 37, and Department of Natural Resources Police officers searched for the man from the shoreline at different times during the day, Sgt. Brian Albert of the Maryland Natural Resources Police said Monday night.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | May 17, 2010
SANDY HOOK -- Authorities searched the Potomac River Sunday from kayaks and a helicopter for a man presumed to have drowned after he fell in the river Saturday, a Maryland Natural Resources Police official said. Although it is believed Daniel Figueroa drowned in the river while fishing Saturday, authorities tried various ways Sunday of finding the Gaithersburg, Md., man, including looking onto the river from high points, said Sgt. Brian Albert. Conditions in the river were too treacherous Sunday to use divers, Albert said.
NEWS
February 27, 2009
1940-FEB. 10, 2009 Susan Rumble Sims devoted her life to early childhood education, community activism and womens' rights. She firmly believed that by helping others, the world would be a better place. She died of cancer at the age of 68 on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. A tribute and celebration of Susan's life will be held March 7 at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Apostles, United Church of Christ, 336 Barnett Ave., Waynesboro, Pa. Susan was born in 1940 in Buffalo, N.Y., and grew up in Chester, Va., and Ramsey, N.J., where she attended high school.
NEWS
February 17, 2009
-FEB. 6, 2009 On Feb. 6, 2009, True Alan Hubler, 63, a well-known Realtor in Montgomery and Frederick counties, and a long-time resident of Gaithersburg, Md., passed away of lung cancer at Heartland Hospice in Columbia, S.C. (True was a nonsmoker.) He was a graduate of the University of Maryland (Cum Laude), served with the Army in Vietnam and taught middle school for several years prior to entering real estate. Mr. Hubler and his wife, the former Edythe (Edie)
NEWS
November 25, 2008
DEC. 30, 1948-NOV. 24, 2008 Jessie L. Campbell, 59, of Chambersburg, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, in Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Dec. 30, 1948, in South Carolina, he was a son of the late Dick and Margie Campbell. He served in the U.S. Army. While in the military, he received a nursing degree with specialized training in critical care. He was employed as a nurse in the Washington, D.C., area and in South Central Pennsylvania. He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 1426 in Chambersburg.
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