October 29, 2000
Photographer exposes Civil War 'ghosts' By BOB PARTLOW / Staff Writer, MARTINSBURG photo: KEVIN G. GILBERT / staff photographer SHARPSBURG, Md. - For a war that ended 135 years ago, the Civil War still evokes immense emotion. Photographer Tim Johnson of Falling Waters, W. Va. sees that emotion frequently. People come to his booth at arts and crafts and heritage fairs and are moved by what they see: Ghostly Civil War figures inhabiting Civil War scenes, bringing to life that long ago conflict in an otherworldly way. The pictures are so intense that Johnson said he is frequently asked, "Have you really seen these ghosts?
May 9, 2010
OCT. 26, 1949-MAY 7, 2010 FAIRFIELD, Pa. - David Michael "Mike" Rohrbaugh, 60, of Fairfield, Pa., died Friday, May 7, 2010, at his home in Fairfield. Mike was born Oct. 26, 1949, in Gettysburg, Pa., son of the late George L. and Frances (Keepers) Rohrbaugh. He was employed for 27 years by the Maryland Department of Education, where he was the lead IT tech for the Department of Corrections Division. Mike was a former member of the Pennsylvania National Guard. Survivors include his wife, Darlene Borror Rohrbaugh; two daughters, Debra S. Ulring of Hanover, Pa., and Julie M. Secrest of Gettysburg; two stepsons, Gregory S. and Charles L. O'Malley, both of Gettysburg; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Robert L. Rohrbaugh of Fairfield and Kenneth J. Rohrbaugh of Gettysburg.
March 4, 2003
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A 40-year-old Chambersburg, Pa., woman was killed Saturday in a two-vehicle accident in Adams County, Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg said. The victim was identified as Levesque Hicks. Her address was unavailable. Two passengers in Hicks' 1988 Plymouth sedan were injured in the accident, police said. Easter Tyler, 44, no address available, was listed in good condition at York (Pa.) Hospital, and Frankie Howard, 55, of Gettysburg, was in critical condition at the hospital, a spokeswoman said Monday.
September 23, 2006
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - An Adams County man has been charged with the shooting death of his wife Thursday night at their Mount Joy Township home, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg. Todd Michael Rynard, 39, of Hood Drive, was charged with criminal homicide and possessing instruments of a crime in the shotgun killing of 44-year-old Gwen Josey Rynard, police said. He was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Mark Beauchat and jailed without bond in Adams County Prison, police said.
May 8, 2005
Name of business: Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics Inc. Owners: Jeffrey M. Brandt, CPO, and Jeffrey T. Quelet, CPO Address: 370 Mill St., Hagerstown Opening date: April 1 Products and services: Custom orthopedic braces and artificial limbs Market area: Hagerstown, Waynesboro, Pa., Gettysburg, Pa. How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Be in a position to provide top-notch, quality care and education to my patients.
November 29, 2009
OCT. 28, 1938-NOV. 27, 2009 FAIRFIELD, Pa. - Carol K. Smith, 71, of 21 Hillview Court in Fairfield, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at Gettysburg (Pa.) Hospital. Mrs. Smith was born Oct. 28, 1938, in Hagerstown, Md., the daughter of the late Harry W. and Hildred Astle Kline. She is survived by her husband, Carroll B. Smith Jr. Mrs. Smith was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Gettysburg. She graduated from Columbia Business School in Hagerstown, and for a number of years, she was employed by Wolf and Oyler Law Office and later as a secretary by Westinghouse-Gettysburg.
May 19, 2007
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - James Buchanan's baseball team needed five runs in its final at-bat Friday to tie Gettysburg in a PIAA District 3-AAA play-in game. The Rockets got four. The last-ditch rally came close, but Vince Cristofano's blooper to right that at first looked promising instead was tracked down by right fielder Zach Michael for the final out of Gettysburg's 8-7 victory, ending JB's season. Warriors reliever Drew Swomley struck out JB's 4-5-6 hitters in the sixth, and Sean Manahan's RBI single and D.J. Cool's RBI double helped give Gettysburg an 8-3 lead in the bottom half.
July 30, 2013
Lewayne D. Eby, 40, of Gettysburg, Pa., died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center. He was the husband of Regina M. (Brougher) Eby, his wife of 18 years. Born Dec. 12, 1972, in Waynesboro, Pa., Lewayne was the son of Lester E. Eby of Hagerstown, Md., and the late Lorraine F. (Strite) Eby. Lewayne was an ordained minister at Mummasburg Mennonite Church in Gettysburg, and was the owner of LAR Transportation. In addition to his wife and father, Lewayne is survived by a son, Shannon J. Eby of Gettysburg; two daughters, Sarah A. Eby and Sylvia M. Eby, both of Gettysburg; three brothers, Lyn Eby of Pendleton, N.C., Levin Eby of Chambersburg, Pa., and Larry Eby of Shippensburg, Pa.; four sisters, Lavone Kreider of East Berlin, Pa., Lanita Kuhn of Ghent, N.Y., Leanne Martin of Hagerstown and Leona Rhodes of Patriot, Ohio; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Robert and Ruth Brougher of New Oxford, Pa. He was preceded in death by a brother, Larvin Eby. Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Mummasburg Mennonite Church, 2545 Mummasburg Road, Gettysburg, with Bishop Ray Byers, Bishop Duane Eby and Minister Dervin Druist officiating.
February 12, 2003
firstname.lastname@example.org The Civil War movie "Gods and Generals" is better than its prequel, "Gettysburg," two re-enactors said Tuesday night during the intermission at the film's Maryland premiere. Both films were directed by Ronald Maxwell. "The battle scenes are very good and more personal" than "Gettysburg," re-enactor Dennis Ebersole of Chamberburg said. "It is absolutely fantastic. It is more emotional. The music is very touching," said his wife, Nancy Ebersole, also a re-enactor.
August 31, 2006
PREP GOLF South 182, FSK 183 at Beaver Creek, par 36 South: Robbie Suddith 40, Alex Wine 43, Andrew Meuller 49, Joey Miller 50. Francis Scott Key: Devin Cross 44, Kevin Wantz 43, Ryan Miller 49, Kris Myers 47. Note: Joey Miller made a par on the final hole to clinch the match for South Hagerstown (1-0). Goretti 175, Clear Spring 219 at Beaver Creek, par 36 Goretti: Ryan Beachley 41. Clear Spring: T.J. Socks 50. Record: Goretti 3-2. Mid-Penn meet at The Links at Gettysburg, par 72 Team scores: Chambersburg 386, Cumberland Valley 392, Waynesboro 419, Cedar Cliff 441, Carlisle 459, Gettysburg 505 Chambersburg: Clayton Rotz 71, Kyle Kegerreis 74, Nathan Orndorff 79, Nick Tornetta 80, Tyler Straub 82. Record: Chambersburg 15-0.