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OBITUARIES
September 9, 2013
Anna Jean Koontz, 80, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Nov. 17, 1932, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Ivan L. and Anna M. Dotter Showe. Anna was a telephone operator at the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. for seven years, employed with Sears in the advertising department for 15 years, and was also secretary for the family business, Koontz Plastering and Drywall. She was a former member at St. Mark's Lutheran Church.
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NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | September 9, 2013
Bail for a Hagerstown man accused of raping an unconscious woman was raised Monday during a bond-review hearing in Washington County District Court. Michael Edward O'Neill, 21, of East Antietam Street is charged with second-degree rape, attempted second-degree rape, second- and third-degree sex offenses and second-degree assault, according to court records. District Judge W. Milnor Roberts raised O'Neill's bail from $65,000 to $150,000 at the hearing. The alleged rape took place at O'Neill's apartment, according to the statement of probable cause filed by Hagerstown police.
OBITUARIES
September 9, 2013
Kathryn (Kae) Ann Moore, 57, of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Aug. 31, 1956, in Glendale, Calif., she was the daughter of Constantine (Gus) Tseronis and the late Vera Miriam Kampman Tseronis. Kathryn was a certified mediator through the Washington County Community Mediation Center.  She was a CASA worker, and also was employed with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Frederick, Md., as a paralegal. She volunteered at the local Hope mission.
OBITUARIES
September 9, 2013
Delores Lorraine (Carbaugh) Perrott, 83, of Hagerstown passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Nov. 4, 1929, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Leroy and Margaret Virginia (Jones) Carbaugh. She was a member of Presbyterian Church of Falling Waters, W.Va. Delores retired as a crossing guard for the Washington County Board of Education. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, William Jacob Perrott; four children, Samual R. Perrott Sr. of Elyia, Ohio, and Dixie L. Myers, Robert L. Perrott and Hallie C. Stotler, all of Hagerstown; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Carbaugh of Hagerstown; two sisters, Vivian Robinson of Waynesboro and Arvella Harper of West Virginia; and her loving dog, Lucy.
OBITUARIES
September 9, 2013
Paul Alvin Myers, 89, of Hagerstown, and recently a resident of Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. Born on April 19, 1924, in Myersville, Md., he was the son of the late Alvey Jacob and Betty Mariah (Shank) Myers. When he was younger, Paul worked at a sawmill in Frederick County for five years and was then a bench maker with M.P. Moller in Hagerstown. He went on to work at Bester and Long road construction and the Blue Ridge Bus Line, both in Hagerstown.
OBITUARIES
September 9, 2013
Barbara Ann Hosfeld, 63, of Paradise Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born June 20, 1950, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Ray DeLauter Sr. and Janet Luella (Ridenour) DeLauter. She was a graduate of Smithsburg High School Class of 1968. She was a life member of Mount Moriah Lutheran Church of Foxville, Md. She was employed by CHR Catering of Cumberland and Merkle Response Services of Hagerstown.
OBITUARIES
September 9, 2013
James Arthur Wallace, loving son, brother and devoted husband, 62, of Hagerstown passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore. Born Nov. 20, 1950, in Charleston, S.C., he was the son of Dorothy Louise (Sillers) Wallace Steinmetz of Hagerstown and the late James A. Wallace. In addition to his father, he also was preceded in death by his stepfather, Frank C. Steinmetz. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a master barber with Gentleman's Choice in Frederick.
NEWS
By HOLLY SHOK | holly.shok@herald-mail.com | September 9, 2013
Heavier snowfall and colder-than-normal temperatures are expected to hit the mid-Atlantic region this winter, according to J. Gruber's 2014 Hagers-Town Town and Country Almanack, which landed on newsstands Sept. 3.   The 218th edition of the almanac, which covers the 16-month period from September 2013 to December 2014, predicts the first snow in the region could fall from Nov. 4 to 6. But according to Jerry Spessard, business and sales manager for the almanac, the prediction indicates the southern mid-Atlantic region likely will experience only rainfall during those days.
NEWS
By KAUSTUV BASU | kaustuv.basu@herald-mail.com | September 9, 2013
Some visitors to Hagerstown's City Park are startled when they come across a metal beam from the World Trade Center in New York City in one corner of the park. Kurt Sorsdal, a Frederick, Md., resident, was on his way to Hager House on a recent Wednesday after visiting the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts when he saw the beam. He stopped. He peered at the inscription at the base. He fished out his camera and took a few photographs. “I didn't pay any attention to it until I saw Sept.
SPORTS
By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | September 8, 2013
Late in the regular season, Hagerstown Suns manager Tripp Keister made an observation. “When we get to the playoffs, this team is going to be a tough out,” Keister said in a spot assessment of his team's tenacity. But the Suns weren't a conventional team. As excitement goes, Hagerstown had little flash and even less sizzle. Keister had to be all wet. As it turned out, he was - with champagne. Keister and the Suns completed a march to the South Atlantic League Northern Division title with a 6-2 win over West Virginia on Saturday to win the best-of-3 series.
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