January 19, 2013
Chances are most people won't ever have the chance to hold an Oscar statue, but one Herald-Mail reader will want to get his or her acceptance speech ready on Sunday, Feb. 24. That's when he or she correctly identifies the most winners in the 10 selected categories as part of The Herald-Mail's Oscar Picks Contest. Enter The Herald-Mail's 10th Oscar Picks Contest for a chance to win $100. The contestant with the most correct picks in the 10 selected categories will win. If there is a tie, a drawing will be held to decide the winner.
May 23, 2012
A crane installing new windows at The Herald-Mail and a school bus collided Wednesday afternoon on Summit Avenue in Hagerstown, city police said. It is unclear how the bus and the crane hit each other about 3 p.m., because there were differing accounts of the accident, according to a spokesman for the Hagerstown Police Department. According to one account, the crane pivoted and hit the bus, while another said the crane was stationary when the bus tried to squeeze by and hit it, the spokesman said.
February 5, 2012
OK, so maybe your invitation to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences got lost in the mail this year. But you've paid your money, watched the films, then later picked them apart scene by scene with family and friends. So what if you don't get a chance to vote for the actual prizes? But you get something they don't - a chance to walk away with $50 for picking the winners. The Herald-Mail is sponsoring its ninth Oscar Picks Contest, where movie fans get a chance to select who will walk away with the top prize in 10 categories.
October 8, 2012
The Herald-Mail will hold a pair of candidate forums this week at Kepler Theater on the campus of Hagerstown Community College. The first forum, on Wednesday, will include candidates for Hagerstown Mayor and City Council. The second forum, on Thursday, will include candidates for the 6th District seat in Congress and the Washington County Board of Education. Both forums are from 7 to 9 p.m. Attendees will be invited to write questions to be asked of the candidates. The general election is Nov. 6.
December 31, 2012
Thomas C. Newcomer is the 14h person to be named The Herald-Mail's Person of the Year, which is awarded each year to someone who makes a positive contribution to the community. Candidates for Person of the Year are nominated by people in the community, then chosen by a combination of local residents and Herald-Mail employees. The 13 previous recipients are John Waltersdorf, Mike Callas, Norman Shea, Art Callaham, James G. Pierné, John F. Barr, John R. Hershey Jr., Lois Smith Harrison, Elizabeth Morgan, Frederick C. Wright III, Dr. Dan McDougal, Merle Elliott and Howard S. Kaylor.
July 16, 2012
There is a new outlet for local news, weather and other information as The Herald-MailCo. expands into a new format with HMTV6 on Antietam Cable. In addition to reading the newspaper or logging on to The Herald-Mail's website at www.herald-mail.com , area residents can turn to HMTV6 on Antietam Cable Channel 6 to watch regularly updated news, weather, sports and features of local interest, said Andy Bruns, president of The Herald-Mail Co. The channel launched at 1 a.m. Monday.
October 11, 2007
Cindy, Treya and Gloria Bitner took The Herald-Mail along during a family vacation to Ocean City, Md.
November 30, 2000
Headlee named executive editor of Herald-Mail Terry Headlee has been appointed executive editor of The Herald-Mail. As executive editor, Headlee is the chief news editor of The Morning Herald, The Daily Mail and the weekend Herald-Mail newspapers. "From reporter to city editor, Terry has done a splendid job with every assignment he's been given," said John League, editor and publisher of The Herald-Mail Co. "He inherits a great staff, and I look forward to great things under his leadership.
May 19, 2009
Brian Tedrick has been promoted to the position of circulation director at The Herald-Mail Co. Originally hired in 1992 as a district manager, Tedrick has an extensive background in all facets of print circulation. During his career with the company, he has also served as single-copy manager and operations manager. "I'm excited about this new challenge," he said. "We have a lot of work ahead of us, but we have a great staff in place to make it happen. I look forward to this new role and working to serve our customers throughout the Tri-State area.
April 2, 2008
Found - White cat. Where - The cat was found at The Herald-Mail Co., on the Summit Avenue side of the building. When - The cat was found Monday. Description - The female cat is mostly white, but has some black flecks in its hair. The cat, which has short hair, was not wearing a collar. Phone number - If this is your cat, call 301-730-2436.