April 14, 2013
A 12-year-old girl missing from her Orrstown, Pa., residence was found in Buffalo, N.Y., according to Pennsylvania State Police. State police spokesman Robert T. Hicks said in an email that Dakota Moon Turner was picked up and brought to Buffalo by a 21-year-old male “that she met gaming online.” The state police barrack in Chambersburg received notification from the Buffalo Police Department early Sunday that Turner had been found, Hicks...
February 22, 2012
I tell people that I breed my own cattle - which I do, in the same sense that people who say they “remodeled the kitchen themselves” have really just purchased the materials from a home-improvement center and then watched as an unemployed handyman from down the street does the work ... usually in exchange for soup and a two-week supply of Pabst. It's easy, but not too scientific, to turn a bull loose in the pasture, and then wash your hands of the project for a month or two. I tried this route with moderate success.
June 24, 2011
Robert Milo Moon, 75, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died Friday, May 20, 2011, at his home. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 1 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery, with full military honors. Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
June 18, 2011
April’s power brought a flowering May for the Hagerstown Suns this season. The Suns were the class of the South Atlantic League over the first two months of the season. Then came June, all too soon, along with a swoon. The Suns were 32-20 and holding a 2 1/2-game lead over Greensboro in the South Atlantic League’s Northern Division on June 1. From there, it all went south. Hagerstown is 6-10 with a .280 team batting average and 4.20 team ERA for the month entering Saturday’s game with Delmarva.
January 2, 2011
Harry Albert Moon Sr., 66, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at his home. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood, W.Va. The service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Danny Fraley officiating. Entombment will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.
November 23, 2010
Remember the good old days when "over the river and through the woods" referred to a holiday journey and not a Transportation Security Administration pat-down technique? If you're flying somewhere for Thanksgiving, I feel for … I mean I can understand your frustration. You don't know if you're boarding a plane or auditioning for a role in "On Golden Blonde. " Are you going home for the holidays, or are you just happy to see me? Goodness, I thought driving on Thanksgiving was bad. But at least you know that toll collector isn't going to be reaching for your giblets.
September 3, 2010
TriState Astronomers will meet at Antietam National Battlefield's Visitors Center on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 7 to 11 p.m. to observe the moon on International Observe the Moon Night. Multiple telescopes will be set up, but feel free to bring your own binoculars. International Observe the Moon Night is an outreach event dedicated to engaging the lunar science and education community, amateur astronomers, space enthusiasts and the public in annual lunar observation campaigns that share the excitement of lunar science and exploration.
December 3, 2009
A local farmer harvests his soybean crop late Tuesday under a full moon on Mercersburg Road north of Clear Spring.
November 17, 2009
It's the impossible love story between a human and a vampire that created a wave of fans everywhere. The Twilight series has captured the attention of millions across the country, and made vampires, werewolves, Forks and Volturi part of our everyday language. The movies have drawn as much of a fan base and excitement as the books did. "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," will be released in theaters Friday, Nov. 20. In "New Moon," Bella Swan's (Kristen Stewart) 18th-birthday party becomes a frantic scene as the entire Cullen family runs rampant.
September 11, 2009
WILLIAMSPORT -- What happens when it seems fate has played a cruel joke? What do you do when you hear the words, "You have breast cancer?" You survive, said Joyce Elliott, who was diagnosed with the disease in January 2008. Breast cancer was not an end, she said. It was the beginning of a fight she knew she would win. "At first, there was disbelief," Elliott said. "But I was absolutely sure that I would beat this. I had a positive attitude that I would get through the entire journey -- from diagnosis to treatment.