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September 21, 1997
HANCOCK - A hunter was missing Sunday night near the Woodmont Rod and Gun Club, according to Maryland State Police. The hunter, who could not be identified, had been missing since sundown, police said. Troopers and state wildlife officials were continuing to look for the hunter about 10:30 p.m. Sunday, police said.
NEWS
December 23, 2002
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man found dead outside the Chambersburg Rod and Gun Club early Sunday is believed to have died from natural causes, Pennsylvania State Police said. A club member found the body at 7 a.m. at the club, 3725 Warm Spring Road, Trooper G.M. Goodyear said. An autopsy of Mark Allen Eshelman, 48, is to be performed this morning to determine the cause of death, he said. Police believe Eshelman's body was there overnight. Funeral arrangements were incomplete Sunday.
NEWS
November 18, 2008
Jeffery L. Henson, 50 FEB. 19, 1958-NOV. 17, 2008 Jeffery Lynn "Jeff" Henson, 50, of 510 S. Cannon Ave., Hagerstown, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at his home. Born Feb. 19, 1958, in Hagerstown, he was the son of James L. Henson Sr. and Claudette L. Palmer Henson. He was employed as a mechanic for 18 years with Hamilton/Pontiac. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. He was a member of North American Rod and Gun Club, South Mountain Rod and Gun Club, Goodwill Athletic Club and The Improved Order of Red Men, Conococheague Tribe No. 84, Williamsport.
OBITUARIES
March 9, 2012
Richard A. Ginck, 64, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Julia Manor Healthcare. Born April 28, 1947, in Sunbury, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert M. and Lucille (Hefflinger) Ginck. He was a graduate of North Hagerstown High School and attended Hagerstown Junior College. He was a member of North American Rod and Gun Club, South Mountain Rod and Gun Club, and Fraternal Order of Police. He was owner of T.I. Smokes, president of sales for Synergy, and retired from Phillip Morris Company.
NEWS
by SCOTT BUTKI | September 6, 2003
scottb@herald-mail.com A historic Woodmont property near Hancock visited by six U.S. presidents, heavyweight fighter Gene Tunney, baseball legend Babe Ruth and other guests opens its doors to the public for five hours today during its annual open house. Ralph Young, Fort Frederick State Park manager, encouraged people to come out to see the land used by the Woodmont Rod and Gun Club for 125 years. In 1995, the state bought the club's 3,400-acre property for $3.1 million, Young said.
NEWS
by MELITA WISHARD | August 23, 2006
Sale at rod, gun club There will be a "sportsman's yard sale" at the North American Rod and Gun Club on Belvedere Road off Jefferson Boulevard on Saturday, Aug. 26, starting at 7 a.m. Club members will be selling all types of sporting equipment and the public is invited. The Auxiliary will have coffee and a bake table. Come out and see what is available. Meet the teachers Western Heights Middle School will hold a "back to school, meet the teacher" night today from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. All parents and students are invited to visit the school.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | July 17, 2008
Barefoot Bernie's representatives describe plans for patio Representatives from Barefoot Bernie's Bar & Grille on Dual Highway in Hagerstown told the Washington County liquor board on Wednesday that they would like to build a patio next to the business to accommodate outside dining. Joe Rouse, an attorney for Barefoot Bernie's, said the patio would be about 14 feet by 25 feet and enclosed by a rope. People would have to enter the restaurant first to gain access to the patio, he said.
NEWS
December 17, 2008
OCT. 15, 1947-DEC. 15,2008 SMITHSBURG - Nelson A. Bair, 61, of Cavehill Road, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, at his home. Born Oct. 15, 1947, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Russell T. and Helen T. Needy Bair. He graduated from North Hagerstown High School, class of 1965. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army. He was employed by Pinkerton Security Systems and Eastalco in Frederick for 17 years. He was owner and operator of both Nelson A. Bair Excavating and Bair Pools and Supply.
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By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | August 28, 2013
The aroma of grilled hamburgers and hot dogs blended with discussions of lower taxes and smaller government as the annual Washington County Republican Club picnic got under way Wednesday evening at the North American Rod and Gun Club. Republican candidates for governor, a House of Delegates seat and the 6th Congressional District mingled with an estimated 200 attendees, club President Ginger Bigelow said. The picnic gives people a chance to meet with candidates, to do some networking and otherwise enjoy an evening in the club grounds off Belvedere Road near Hagerstown that were described as a “great green cathedral.” Del. LeRoy E. Myers, R-Washington/Allegany, is not running for re-election, and two Republican candidates for the seat - Michael McKay of Cumberland and Ray Givens of Hancock - were at the picnic.
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NEWS
August 3, 2013
Youths with an interest in hunting, shooting sports and wildlife management are invited to participate in a fall Junior Hunter Field Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North American Rod and Gun Club. Staff from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and representatives from sporting and conservation groups will use hands-on activities to teach participants about natural resources stewardship, wildlife biology, shooting safety and ethical conduct in the field.
OBITUARIES
January 7, 2013
Harry Daniel "John" Cromer, 82, formerly of 460 Pangborn Blvd. and 11 W. Baltimore St. in Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Julia Manor Health Care Center. Born March 3, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late H. Earl and Rhuey M. Wolfe Cromer. He was a member of Christ's Reformed Church. He served in the U.S. Marines as a staff sergeant during the Korean War. He was the owner of H. Earl Cromer's Store, 1938 to 1995, and was later employed by Hoffman's Transport.
OBITUARIES
October 30, 2012
Richard Leroy Spangler, 84, of Wolfsville, Md., died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at his home. Born July 18, 1928, in Middleburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Howard W. and Clara I. Burger Spangler. Richard was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Wolfsville, Elks Lodge 378 in Hagerstown, Wolfsville Ruritan Club and South Mountain Rod and Gun Club in Smithsburg; and a charter member of the Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Co. He retired from Pangborn Corp. in Hagerstown after many years of service as a welder.
OBITUARIES
September 15, 2012
James Elwood "Jim" Shelby, 80, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at his home. Born July 28, 1932, in Boonsboro, Md., he was the son of the late James J. and Blanche E. Haller Shelby. He attended Boonsboro High School. He was of the Christian faith. Jim retired after 31 years of service from Hess Auto Supply in Hagerstown, Md. Jim was an avid hunter. He also enjoyed the shooting matches at the Western Maryland Sportsmen Club. He was a social member of the following clubs - American Legion 517 and VFW 6241, both of Mercersburg, Pa., Sons of Italy of Renovo, Pa., 40 & 8 Club of Mill Hall, Pa., and AMVETS Post 38 of Falling Waters, W.Va.
OBITUARIES
September 8, 2012
John Wayne Moser, 60, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at the Western Maryland Hospital Center. Born June 12, 1952, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Jerome C. Moser and Patricia Ann Young Moser of Hagerstown. He graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1970. He was employed by the Washington County School System as a bus driver. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, North American Rod and Gun Club and Morris Frock American Legion Post 42. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Judy McCoy Moser; daughter, Casey L. Swope of Hagerstown; sister, Linda Stevenson and husband, Morris, of Waynesboro, Pa.; brother, Gary Moser and wife, Cindy, of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Randi S. Moser and Devyn W. Swope; and numerous nieces and nephews.
OBITUARIES
July 11, 2012
George E. Lashley, 84, of Hancock, Md., went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 11, 2012. He passed away at a loved one's home after a long battle with cancer. Born July 29, 1927, in Hancock, he was the son of the late George B. And Anna Thompson Lashley. He was born again into the Family of God, July 20, 1969. He married Ruth Irene Boden on March 4, 1950. She passed away in October 2002. He is survived by two sons, Joseph Lashley of Hancock and George A. Lashley of Needmore, Pa.; two daughters, Rebecca Hess of Needmore and Joyce Shives of Clear Spring, Md.; 10 grandsons; two granddaughters; and 12 great-grandchildren.
OBITUARIES
March 9, 2012
Richard A. Ginck, 64, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Julia Manor Healthcare. Born April 28, 1947, in Sunbury, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert M. and Lucille (Hefflinger) Ginck. He was a graduate of North Hagerstown High School and attended Hagerstown Junior College. He was a member of North American Rod and Gun Club, South Mountain Rod and Gun Club, and Fraternal Order of Police. He was owner of T.I. Smokes, president of sales for Synergy, and retired from Phillip Morris Company.
OBITUARIES
February 2, 2012
John David Magaha Sr. 72, of Welty Road, Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born Nov. 26, 1939, in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Dallas and Marguerite Eleanor (Mackereth) Magaha. He was employed by the U.S. Social Security Administration in Baltimore for 35 years, retiring in 1997. He was a life member of South Mountain Rod and Gun Club of Smithsburg, Md., and North American Rod and Gun Club of Hagerstown, Md., and a member of Eagles Inc. of Waynesboro, Goodwill Athletic Club of Hagerstown, Past Sachem's Association of Maryland, The Degree of Pocahontas of Williamsport, Md., Raven's Roost 7 of Hagerstown, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Loyal Order of Moose, and Improved order of Redmen Tribe 108 of Baltimore and Tribe 84 of Williamsport for more than 50 years, holding a national office as the Great Incohonee.
NEWS
April 11, 2010
AUG. 10, 1938-APRIL 9, 2010 BOONSBORO - Bayard "Bunky" Harper Worth Jr., 71, of Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md., and formerly of Emerald Drive in Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Friday, April 9, 2010, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. Born Wednesday, Aug. 10, 1938, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Bayard Harper Worth and Donna Marie Herrmann Worth. Bayard was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, BPO Elks Lodge 378 and North American Rod and Gun Club, and a life member of AARP.
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