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July 31, 2012
The Federal Little League 9-10 All-Stars fell to 0-2 at the Eastern Regional on Tuesday, falling to New Jersey 16-7 in a Mid-Atlantic pool play game. Federal, which lost 1-0 to Delaware on Sunday, has two more pool-play games left, against New York at 2 p.m. Wednesday and Pennsylvania at 5 p.m. Thursday. Federal must finish in the top two in the Mid-Atlantic pool to continue on. “If we win our next two, we will be in good shape,” Federal manager Tim Kolb said. “We have to win our next two, no doubt about it, and keep our runs allowed to a minimum, but we're still very much in this.
OBITUARIES
March 2, 2011
Mary Joan Ward, 78, of South Mountain, Pa., and formerly of New Jersey, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at South Mountain Restoration Center. The services  will be private. Burial will be in New Jersey. Local arrangements are by Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Inc., Waynesboro, Pa.
NEWS
August 5, 2008
LITTLE LEAGUE Mid-Atlantic Regional at Bristol, Conn. Pool Play TeamWLRA Hagerstown Federal (Maryland)308 Haverstraw (New York)2111 Devon-Strafford (Pennsylvania)2116 Bordentown (New Jersey)1216 M-O-T (Delaware)1344 Capitol City (District of Columbia)1329 RA - Runs Allowed. Ties broken by head-to-head matchup, then runs allowed. Friday Delaware 7, Washington, D.C. 5 New York 11, New Jersey 1 Saturday Maryland (Federal)
NEWS
March 2, 2006
ATLANTA - Somewhere, there is a lottery ticket worth an estimated $267 million. That ticket, which was purchased in Lyons, Ohio, matched all six numbers in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing. The winning numbers were 02-04-35-36-48 and the Mega Ball number was 22. More than 2.3 million tickets won prizes in Tuesday's drawing. Twenty-two tickets matched the first five numbers and missed only the Mega Ball number. Those tickets were purchased in California (4), Georgia (2)
OBITUARIES
April 12, 2011
APRIL 10, 1937-APRIL 12, 2011 Jacqueline J. "Jackie" Timmons, 74, formerly of Boonsboro, Md., died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Martinsburg, W.Va. City Hospital. Born April 10, 1937, in Long Branch, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Lester and Anna (Gormley) Johnson. Her husband, Orville Donald Timmons, preceded her in death in 1992. Jackie was a 1956 graduate of Long Branch High School. She was employed as a switchboard operator at Western Maryland Hospital Center for 21 years.
NEWS
May 13, 2010
JUNE 24, 1948-MAY 9, 2010 Judith Ann McAndrew, 61, of 18844 Diller Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Sunday, May 9, 2010, at her home. Born Thursday, June 24, 1948, in Elizabeth, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Casmier Walter Samolyk and the late Martha Elizabeth (Marx) Samolyk. She was preceded in death by her husband, Terrance James McAndrew, in 1998. She was a member of Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in New Jersey, and St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hagerstown, Md. In New Jersey, she was also a member of the Columbiaettes.
NEWS
August 5, 2010
MARCH 28, 1928-AUG. 3, 2010 Maryellen Nissel, 82, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. Born Wednesday, March 28, 1928, in Elizabeth, N.J., she was the daughter of the late William Ehlert and the late Julia Sullivan Ehlert. Her husband of 56 years, Henry M. Nissel Jr., preceded her in death. She graduated from Mount Saint Mary's High School in New Jersey. She was a volunteer with the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.
OBITUARIES
April 3, 2013
Shakur Dushaine Thornton, 17, of Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Aug. 23, 1995, in New York, he was the son of Dushaine Ashley of New York and Dolores Thornton of Hagerstown. He was a student at Smithsburg High School. He played football, basketball and boxing. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Janiquea Callier and Dashana Thornton, both of New York; one brother, Jeffrey Thornton of New York; paternal grandmother, Amalia Ashley of New York; paternal great-grandmother, Virginia Ashley of New York; an aunt, Virginia Cleopatra Ashley of New Jersey; a host of cousins; and a girlfriend, Myra.
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By C.J. LOVELACE | cj.lovelace@herald-mail.com | August 13, 2013
As stadium site selection and financing remain question marks for the city to retain the Hagerstown Suns, a new privately-driven proposal to bring professional baseball to Fredericksburg, Va., is in the works that has “enormous potential,” according to Suns majority owner Bruce Quinn. The Suns have partnered with Diamond Nation, a New Jersey-based company, that plans to privately finance and build a “destination” complex that will include a 5,000-seat minor league baseball stadium, as well as amateur baseball and softball facilities on roughly 45 acres in that city's Celebrate Virginia South development, according to Quinn, a letter to Fredericksburg businesses and media reports.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 11, 2013
As Civil War re-enactors portraying Confederate soldiers were leaving a mock battlefield at Renfrew Park on Sunday afternoon, Zachary “Zach” Gagliardi stopped one to ask questions about the flag used in the generic battle re-enactment. The 12-year-old said he has learned quite a bit about the Civil War by visiting the Waynesboro encampment for several years. He can tell you about various models of bayonets and the way rifles took over for muskets in fighting. “Every year we learn something new,” said his mother, Tina Gagliardi.
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By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | May 2, 2013
They have prominent red eyes, make alarmingly loud noises, and are expected to swarm on the East Coast this summer. After maturing underground for 17 years, millions of periodic cicadas are expected to emerge from the Carolinas up to New Jersey beginning in the middle of May, but they are not expected to hit Washington County, said Annette Ipsan, extension educator for horticulture and the Master Gardener program in Washington County for the University...
NEWS
April 5, 2013
A New Jersey man has been identified as the person who died of injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident on Easter Sunday, the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department said Friday. Frank Stephen Kula II, 53, of Bordentown Township, N.J., died at City Hospital in Martinsburg following the Sunday, March 31, crash at the intersection of Apple Harvest Drive and State Circle, according to a sheriff's department news release. Kula was driving a Volvo west on Apple Harvest Drive at 3:03 a.m. when he lost control of the car, deputies said.
OBITUARIES
April 3, 2013
Shakur Dushaine Thornton, 17, of Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Aug. 23, 1995, in New York, he was the son of Dushaine Ashley of New York and Dolores Thornton of Hagerstown. He was a student at Smithsburg High School. He played football, basketball and boxing. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Janiquea Callier and Dashana Thornton, both of New York; one brother, Jeffrey Thornton of New York; paternal grandmother, Amalia Ashley of New York; paternal great-grandmother, Virginia Ashley of New York; an aunt, Virginia Cleopatra Ashley of New Jersey; a host of cousins; and a girlfriend, Myra.
NEWS
By KAUSTUV BASU | kaustuv.basu@herald-mail.com | November 9, 2012
The bridges near Jersey City looked small because the rivers and bays were so swollen with water. The neighborhoods of the normally bustling city were eerily quiet because of a night-time curfew. Many residents were running out of their medications. These were the scenes that greeted emergency personnel from Washington County who were sent to New Jersey to help those affected by Superstorm Sandy. Five members of the Community Rescue Service returned to Washington County about noon Friday and were greeted with pizza, cake and hugs from colleagues and family members at their station on Eastern Boulevard.
SPORTS
July 31, 2012
The Federal Little League 9-10 All-Stars fell to 0-2 at the Eastern Regional on Tuesday, falling to New Jersey 16-7 in a Mid-Atlantic pool play game. Federal, which lost 1-0 to Delaware on Sunday, has two more pool-play games left, against New York at 2 p.m. Wednesday and Pennsylvania at 5 p.m. Thursday. Federal must finish in the top two in the Mid-Atlantic pool to continue on. “If we win our next two, we will be in good shape,” Federal manager Tim Kolb said. “We have to win our next two, no doubt about it, and keep our runs allowed to a minimum, but we're still very much in this.
NEWS
January 1, 2012
A Martinsburg, W.Va., man was killed early Sunday after his car flipped over on the New Jersey Turnpike. Akeem Coon, 22, was driving on a southbound stretch of the turnpike in Edison Township, N.J., when he attempted to pass another vehicle and apparently lost control of his vehicle, New Jersey State Police said. The vehicle then swerved back to the right, struck a guardrail and flipped over, police said. Coon, who was alone in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.
OBITUARIES
April 12, 2011
APRIL 10, 1937-APRIL 12, 2011 Jacqueline J. "Jackie" Timmons, 74, formerly of Boonsboro, Md., died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Martinsburg, W.Va. City Hospital. Born April 10, 1937, in Long Branch, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Lester and Anna (Gormley) Johnson. Her husband, Orville Donald Timmons, preceded her in death in 1992. Jackie was a 1956 graduate of Long Branch High School. She was employed as a switchboard operator at Western Maryland Hospital Center for 21 years.
OBITUARIES
March 2, 2011
Mary Joan Ward, 78, of South Mountain, Pa., and formerly of New Jersey, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at South Mountain Restoration Center. The services  will be private. Burial will be in New Jersey. Local arrangements are by Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Inc., Waynesboro, Pa.
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