May 17, 2011
The Hugh B. Nolan Elementary County Track Meet scheduled for Tuesday evening at Gov. Thomas Johnson High has been postponed due to inclement weather, according to a Frederick County Public Schools news release. The rain date is Tuesday, May 24. The times and location of the meet will remain the same.
June 24, 2012
The man who was fatally shot by Pennsylvania State Police troopers on Saturday morning after he pointed a handgun toward them was from Saugerties, N.Y., according to a news release from the Franklin County Coroner's office. The man was identified as Adam L. Schillinger, 27, according to a news release from Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner's office. Saugerties is about 46 miles south of Albany, N.Y. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday at the Lehigh Valley Medical Center in Allentown, Pa., the release states.
April 3, 2012
Four Eastern Panhandle men and a Florida man have been charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Charged in the indictment handed up by a grand jury in Martinsburg were Nicholas Avery, aka “Beaster,” Arthur, 29, of Largo, Fla.; Dylan Ross Banker, 27, of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; Jonathan Thomas Carnill, 27, of Martinsburg; Gregory Scot Burlett, 39, of Ranson, W.Va.; and Jonah Blackwell Tremba, 34, of Charles Town, W.Va., according to a news release from Peter J. Smith, U.S. attorney from the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
May 30, 2012
The Leitersburg Community Yard Sale scheduled for Saturday, June 9, has been canceled, according to a news release. The sale was canceled due to a lack of interest, the release said.
August 11, 2010
BERLIN, Md. -- The Worcester County (Md.) Bureau of Investigation was investigating Saturday's electrocution death of a Waynesboro, Pa., man, according to a news release. Harry Henry Jr., 45, of 8361 Stottlemyer Road, was working under a house trailer in Berlin at about 9:30 p.m., police said in the news release obtained by The Herald-Mail. Investigators believe he was electrocuted by a live wire under the trailer, the news release stated. Emergency medical personnel attempted to resuscitate Henry as he was transported to Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, but they were unsuccessful, the news release stated.
October 19, 2012
A disorderly conduct charge filed against a Washington Township man in August has been withdrawn by Magisterial District Judge Duane Cunningham, Waynesboro police said Friday. James Horace Thrailkill, 77, of 13183 Shawnee Court, was charged with disorderly conduct on Aug. 18, according to a police news release. The charge related to an incident that occurred outside police headquarters that morning, the news release said.
July 18, 2007
Twigg Cycles was burglarized Tuesday, July 10, and police were searching for the burglar, the Hagerstown Police Department said in a news release today. Eleven generators were taken from the store, off Edgewood Drive in Hagers-town, police said in the news release. The burglar shattered a store window to get inside and was driving a white cargo van, police said. Anyone with information can call police at 301-791-2610.
August 13, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Guilford Township farm has been added to Franklin County's farmland preservation list. The Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Board on Thursday approved the 178-acre farm owned by Eldon and Ruth Helman, according to a news release from the county. More than 11,200 acres on 82 farms have been preserved in the county, the news release stated. More information about Franklin County's Agricultural Land Preservation Program is available at 717-261-3855.
August 6, 2012
A Franklin County, Pa., woman is recovering from meningitis related to West Nile virus, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said Monday in a news release. The woman was hospitalized for the infection that was attributed to West Nile virus, the news release stated. The woman is now recovering from the illness, according to the release. “Due to an unprecedented level of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus, the Department of Health strongly urges residents to minimize their exposure to mosquitoes,” officials wrote in the news release.
June 18, 2012
A Martinsburg man died after an accident Sunday night on Weaver Lane in Berkeley County in which he was thrown from his motorcycle, West Virginia State Police said. Ryan Andrew Hart, 26, of Martinsburg was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said in a news release. W.Va. State Trooper First Class J.J. Bowman and Trooper G.W. Merkich determined the motorcycle was traveling west on Weaver Lane and crossed the center portion of the roadway, at the crest of a hill, according to a state police news release.