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April 27, 2012
A vehicle pulling another vehicle on Interstate 81 flipped over Friday evening, sending one person to the hospital and clogging traffic, a Berkeley County 911 dispatcher said. One person in the crash was taken to Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. The crash, which happened around 7 p.m., slowed traffic in the northbound lanes, near the Maryland state line, the dispatcher said.
October 15, 2012
Author, physician and Maryland legislator Dan Morhaim will give a presentation and sign his book "The Better End," from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. "The Better End" is about hope, empowerment, and inspiration at the end of life. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, contact Judy Ranieli at 301-739-1500 or .
by BOB PARASILITI | November 17, 2005 COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Milton Harris is a product of guidance and direction. Listening to both influences has made him the person and the football player he is today. When it comes to direction, the University of Maryland defensive back has looked to his parents, his cousin - former Maryland defensive back Madieu Williams - and coach Ralph Friedgen. It has turned Harris from walk-on transfer into impact starter in the Terrapins' secondary. But when it comes to direction, Harris gets his game plan from a higher power.
September 18, 2009
Ron Ballard named Senior Poet Laureate for Maryland
By DON AINES | | February 10, 2013
A legal wrangle over where Maryland ends and Virginia begins is continuing, despite a Washington County circuit judge's recent ruling that Maryland's border ends at the water's edge on the south side of the Potomac River. Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. granted a motion by river-ride operators River & Trail Outfitters Inc. of Knoxville, Md., and River Riders Inc. of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., to dismiss a lawsuit by Potomac Shores Inc., which owns a section of the river bottom. In its suit, Potomac Shores claimed that river-rafting operators were using land on the Virginia shore that was within the boundary of Maryland, due to changes in the river's level and course over the years.
BY Raychel Harvey-Jones | April 29, 2013
A Maryland couple have donated a dream house to raise funds for the high school they attended and loved. Mark and Donna Gaver of Middletown, Maryland credit the discipline and team work they experienced through high school sport to their success of today. They're raffling off a house to help raise an additional one million dollars toward the renovation of their hometown high school stadium in Middletown, Maryland. The house, aptly named “Middletown Dream Home” boasts four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and a two-car garage.
by DAN KAUFFMAN | April 19, 2006
Ever since she attended her first volleyball camp at the University of Maryland a couple of years ago, Kate Zimmer dreamed of playing volleyball for the Terps. The North Hagerstown sophomore never imagined that Maryland would make that dream a reality so soon. "I went down on an official visit two weeks ago and they offered it to me right on campus," said Zimmer, who happily gave the Terps a verbal agreement to don their colors starting in the fall of 2008. It's extremely rare for a college to commit to a player this early, and Zimmer is thankful for and appreciative of the offer.
February 6, 2013
The Maryland State Grange has announced the availability of a deaf scholarship for the 2013-14 school year.  Individuals who are  hearing impaired or preparing to work with the hearing impaired are  urged to apply. Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: be a Maryland resident; a Maryland high school graduate; or attend a  college in Maryland.  Applications must be received by June 1. Scholarship  recipients will be notified by July 1. To receive an application, call Donna Rowland at 301-582-3268.
May 2, 2012
The Maryland State Grange has announced the availability of a scholarship for the deaf for the 2012-13 school year.  Individuals who are hearing-impaired or preparing to work with the hearing-impaired are urged to apply. Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: be a Maryland resident, a Maryland high school graduate, or attend college in Maryland.  Complete applications must be received by June 1. Scholarship recipients will be notified by July 1. To request an application, call Donna Rowland at 301-582-3268.
March 6, 2012
Officers of Hagerstown Masonic Lodge 217 were installed Jan. 11 by the Grand Line of Maryland.
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