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 email@example.com .
November 17, 2005
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
July 7, 2013
The Alsatia Club Foundation announced the awarding of two scholarships to graduating Washington County seniors. Amanda Kerr from Boonsboro High School was awarded a $500 scholarship. Amanda is the daughter of Alan Kerr and Caren Cramer of Rohrersville. Amanda plans to attend Northeastern University and major in environmental science. She wants to work in the conservation field. Also receiving a $500 scholarship was Natalie Rudisill from Williamsport High School. Natalie is the daughter of Douglas Rudisill and Pamela Leake of Williamsport.
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.
September 3, 2013
Antietam Tours will operate guided tours and transportation to four of the five wineries on the Antietam Highlands Wine Trail in Western Maryland. Tours will begin Saturday, Sept. 7. There are six tours scheduled for September and October, and groups of at least six may create custom tour packages for other dates. “This is the best way I can think of to tour our region's wine offerings. Not only will participants experience most of our wonderful wineries, they'll get expert tour guide service from the experienced staff at Antietam Tours. This is an extraordinary journey combining agro-tourism, history and heritage tales, and unmatched Maryland scenic beauty,” said Tom Riford, president and chief executive officer of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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.
March 6, 2012
Officers of Hagerstown Masonic Lodge 217 were installed Jan. 11 by the Grand Line of Maryland.
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.