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NEWS
April 7, 2005
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - An Adams County, Pa., man died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday morning as he was driving a feed truck in Montgomery Township, according to Franklin County Deputy Coroner Kenneth L. Peiffer. Robert E. Rhoads, 54, of New Oxford, Pa., was pronounced dead at 12:35 p.m. at the scene of the accident in the 11000 block of Welsh Run Road, Peiffer said. The crash was called in to the county 911 center at 11:40 a.m., according to a dispatcher. Peiffer said Rhoads was driving a tractor-trailer belonging to Agricultural Commodities Inc. of New Oxford that ran off the road, striking a utility pole and several trees.
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By DON AINES | April 18, 2008
ST. THOMAS, PA. -- Firefighters responding Friday afternoon to a brush fire in a mountainous area of Hamilton Township discovered the body of a man who died of an apparent heart attack, Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner said. The body of Paul M. Bricker, 92, of Chambersburg, Pa., was discovered by firefighters who responded to calls of a possible mountain fire in the area of Mountain Road, Conner said. The fire was called in at 2:35 p.m., he said. Franklin Fire Company Chief Mark Trace said calls were received from someone on Edenville Road and another person in the Kensington Heights development, and firefighters were dispatched for an investigation of outdoor smoke.
NEWS
May 31, 2009
Scott Needy of Smithsburg and Tammy Weaver of Stewartstown, Pa., were married May 10, 2009, at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The ceremony took place at the bedside of Needy's mother, Mary "Kathy" Foltz Needy, who had experienced a heart attack two weeks earlier. The bride is the daughter of Frank and Diane Weaver of Alaska. She is originally from Boise, Idaho.
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February 27, 2008
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NEWS
March 19, 2008
James Spradley, the public works director for the City of Ranson, W.Va., who died of a heart attack last year, was honored during a ceremony at the city's public works building Tuesday after A tree has been planted in front of the facility along Fifth Avenue in remembrance of Spradley. A large group of city workers and friends and family members of Spradley were in attendance. Mayor David Hamill said Spradley was "incredibly conscientious" in the work he did for the city and his death deeply affected the city.
NEWS
February 22, 2011
Two people found dead in late December in a Dublin Township, Pa., home succumbed to hypothermia, Fulton County (Pa.) Coroner Berley Souders said. Pennsylvania State Police performing a welfare check on Grist Mill Road found the bodies of Gary A. Shore, 72, and Dorothy A. Rife, 84, on Dec. 27, 2010. With Shore, diabetes added complications to the hypothermia, Souders said. Rife suffered a heart attack 24 to 48 hours after the hypothermia began, he said. Information about Shore's death was provided over the weekend, Souders said.
NEWS
July 4, 2003
FREDERICK, Md. - The death of a 21-year-old Frederick man was being investigated as a homicide, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Joshua Wayne Crawford's body was bound with duct tape when it was found Wednesday, police said. Police found the body after they responded to a call for a heart attack at 6949 Exeter Court, Apartment 104, at 12:41 p.m., police said. Anyone with information may call the sheriff's office Tips Line at 301-644-4131.
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by Christine L. Moats | February 24, 2003
Q: What is cardiac rehabilitation? A: According to the Web site Heart Center Online, cardiac rehabilitation is a multiphase, medically supervised exercise program that helps heart patients recover from heart troubles such as heart attack, heart surgery or congestive heart failure, and improves physical well-being. Washington County Hospital's cardiac rehabilitation program is nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | May 6, 2003
martinsburg@herald-mail.com A Martinsburg woman may have suffered a heart attack moments before her car rolled forward about 30 yards and hit a tree in a convenience store parking lot late Sunday, police said. Doris J. Vanmetre, 63, of Fairlawn Garden apartments, died as medics took her to City Hospital, said Sgt. C.C. Morton of the West Virginia State Police. Morton said that when he arrived on the scene two minutes after he was notified of the 8:43 p.m. accident, medics and firefighters with the Bedington Volunteer Fire Department were removing Vanmetre from her 2001 Kia car. A doctor at City Hospital examined Vanmetre, as did county Coroner Sandra Brining.
NEWS
December 29, 1997
By LISA GRAYBEAL Staff Writer, Chambersburg ORRSTOWN, Pa. - An Orrstown man reported missing since the day after Christmas was found dead Sunday morning in the woods about 500 yards from his home, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Chester Leroy Freet, 71, of 12217 Mountain Road in Letterkenny Township, died of a heart attack at about 5 p.m. Friday, according to Franklin County Chief Deputy Coroner Jeffrey Conner, who pronounced him dead. Freet was hunting alone on the mountain west of Upper Strasburg, Pa., when the heart attack occurred, police said.
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