May 1, 2008
COLLEGE BASEBALL HCC 11-7, Southern Maryland 0-1 LA PLATA, Md. - Spencer Cromer allowed two hits while striking out six through five innings as Hagerstown Community College shut out College of Southern Maryland in the opener of a doubleheader sweep. Roland Thiele had three hits and four RBIs, Jacob Darr had three hits, Matt Byers had two hits and two RBIs, David Zaminski had two hits and Mike Knight homered for the Hawks. In the nightcap, Charles Johnson hit a three-run homer, while Byers and Alex Stover each hit a two-run homer for HCC (32-13-1)
March 26, 2009
OCT. 8, 1922-MARCH 24, 2009 LaPLATA, Md. - Blanche Cornelia Howell, 86, of LaPlata, and formerly of Downsville, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Civista Medical Center in LaPlata. Born Oct. 8, 1922, in Floyd County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Elmer Joseph and Effie Maude Burgess Hancock. She was a graduate of New Windsor (Md.) High School. She was an Avon representative for 27 years in the Williamsport area. She was a member of Sam's Creek Church of the Brethren in New Windsor.
April 21, 2013
David Alan Mahloy Young, 32, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., died Friday, April 19, 2013, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry. A celebration-of-life luncheon will be Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Christ Church, LaPlata, Md.
April 15, 2010
Hubert Trenton Taylor, 96, of Elkview, W.Va., died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at Huntington Health Rehab from complications from Alzheimer's disease. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Trinity Memorial Gardens in LaPlata, Md.
September 8, 2008
Six Maryland students, including two from Washington County, each received a $1,000 scholarship from the Burger King Scholars Program. The Washinigton County winners are: o Chelsea Macken of South Hagerstown High School o Alan Sines of North Hagerstown High School Other Maryland winners are Patrick Keesling of Bel Air High School in Bel Air; Chelsea Stewart of Liberty High School in Eldersburg; James Thompson of La Plata High School...
March 12, 2012
LaPLATA, Md. and ROMNEY, W.Va. - Ann Mary Fearnow, 90, formerly of Hagerstown, passed away, Sunday, March 11, 2012, at her daughter's home in Romney. Born Sept. 18, 1921, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Carrie Marshall. In addition to being a homemaker, she also had worked in bookkeeping for J.J. Newberry's of Hagerstown. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Hagerstown. She is survived by two daughters, Coreen “Cory” Stenberg and husband, Jim, of Romney and Sandra “Sandy” Bottorf and husband, Harry, of LaPlata; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
March 24, 2013
The Boonsboro High School “We the People” team took second place in the state competition at Maryland Hall in Annapolis on Feb. 20. The BHS team won the District 6 championship in December to advance to the state contest. James H. Blake High School from Montgomery County took first place in the state competition. LaPlata High School from Charles County took third place. The Boonsboro team included Jenn Webber, Hannah Froehlich, Courtney Rose, Bre Gaudin, Rachel Cole, Cora Cozia, Amber Lee, Carly Mazzone, Natelie Tobery, Jenny Moore, Priscilla Bushko, Emilee Panunzi, Matt Williams, Matt Scalese, Adam Peters, Aidan Thaggard, Sebastian Walton, Gunnar Whipp, Filip Novakovic, Josh Barnhart, Greg Fiola, Ryan Ruiz, Chad Cowden, Amanda Kerr, Chris Snyder, Shelby Wallace and Gerick Allen.
April 29, 2002
firstname.lastname@example.org A tornado watch was posted for the Eastern Panhandle Sunday, but the only sightings of tornadoes were near New Market, Va., and Charles and Calvert counties in Maryland, said local emergency and weather officials. Although weather officials were still assessing the situation in Charles and Calvert counties Sunday night, there were instances of "houses knocked down," said Chris Strong, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. At about 4:45 p.m. Sunday, a tornado touched down near Interstate 81 in the New Market area, Strong said.
May 7, 2005
A Greencastle, Pa., woman was killed Thursday morning when a sport utility vehicle in Charles County, Md., hit her as she was crossing a highway with a construction sign, according to a written release from Maryland State Police. Jennifer M. Martz, 31, a Frederick, Md.-based CHS Traffic Control Inc. worker, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 5 a.m. accident on Md. 5, north of Bryantown Road in Charles County. Martz was a 1991 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, according to her obituary.
March 6, 1998
WESTMINSTER, Md. - The Boston Terrier Club of Maryland will hold its Annual Black-Eyed Susan Specialty Show on Saturday, April 11, at the Carroll County Agricultural Center, Smith Avenue, Westminster. The club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment and promotion of the breed on a national basis. The show will begin at 8 a.m. and run through the day. Morning events will feature an obedience competition to be judged by Edward Gillespie of Chesapeake City, Md. The veteran and puppy sweepstakes competition will follow, to be judged by Alice Watkins of Reisterstown, Md. The junior handler competition will be judged by Toni Gregory of LaPlata, Md. The parade of champions and titleholders will be followed by all regular and nonregular breed classes and best of breed competition, to be judged by Rose Molder of Englewood Cliffs, N.J. A buffet and auction of Boston terrier items will end the day's events.