May 19, 2013
The internal fortitude that makes Josh Conway a tough competitor is being tested again, much to his chagrin. On May 15, 2012, the former Smithsburg star had Tommy John surgery for a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow while pitching at Coastal Carolina University. Conway, who turned 22 last month, was still drafted as a pitcher by the Chicago Cubs in the Major League Baseball Draft and went through an extensive rehab process at the Cubs' spring training complex in Mesa, Ariz.
February 12, 2013
Wilson C. Harmison, 88, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) Rehab & Nursing Home. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Falling Waters Presbyterian Cemetery, Spring Mills, W.Va.
January 14, 2013
Ollie D. Bond, 90, of Ranson, W.Va., died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) Rehab and Nursing. Friends will be received Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town, W.Va. The service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Harold Newsome officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg, W.Va.
January 1, 2013
There still are more big days to come for the Smithsburg High School graduate, but the actual dates are still to be determined. The next will undoubtedly come when Conway is next able to throw from a pitcher's mound following reconstructive surgery on his right elbow last May. “I'm about six weeks into the rehab and my arm is feeling great,” said Conway, who is working with Clear Spring baseball coach Mark Shives while he is in Hagerstown....
November 29, 2012
The pool at Total Rehab Care, at Robinwood Professional Center, is closed Thursday due to mechanical issues. All pool classes for Thursday are canceled. The pool is scheduled to reopen Friday. For more information, call Total Rehab Care at 301-714-4025.
September 17, 2012
Paul William Stotler, 65, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) Rehab & Nursing Center. A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, Great Cacapon with Pastor Dick Voorharr officiating. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Berkeley Springs.
July 13, 2012
War Memorial Hospital's Center for Rehab & Wellness will offer a free program "Eating Out Tips," at 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 23, at 261 Berkmore Place, Suite, 2A. Registration is required by Wednesday, July 18. The program will also be offered at noon Wednesday, July 25, in Wednesday, July 25, at noon in Education Room B at War Memorial Hospital, 1 Healthy Way in Berkeley Springs. Registration is required by Friday, July 20. To register, call 304-258-8377.
May 4, 2012
Washington Nationals pitcher Chien-Ming Wang, who is recovering from a hamstring injury, will make a rehabilitation start for the Hagerstown Suns tonight, the Suns announced in a news release. The Suns will play Rome Braves at 7:05 p.m. at Municipal Stadium. Wang, a native of Taiwan, has yet to pitch for the Nationals this season after going 4-3 with a 4.04 earned-run average for Washington in 2011. The righthander pitched four innings for the Potomac Nationals on April 28 in his only rehab start thus far this season.
April 9, 2012
Officially, Rick Ankiel and Michael Morse started the 2012 season on the Washington Nationals' disabled list. Ankiel looks at it a little differently. He's getting a little more spring training than the rest of the guys. Ankiel and Morse continued their rehab/training routine on Monday when both Nationals outfielders were in the starting lineup for the Hagerstown Suns and took the field against Lexington at Municipal Stadium. Ankiel went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run, two walks and three RBIs on Monday.
April 8, 2012
The Hagerstown Suns, Single-A affiliates of the Washington Nationals, will receive Washington Nationals outfielders Michael Morse and Rick Ankiel on Monday as part of the two players' rehabilitation assignments. Ankiel and Morse will be added to the Suns' roster and available to play beginning with Monday night's game against the Lexington Legends at Municipal Stadium at 7:05 p.m. Ankiel began the season on the disabled list with soreness in his quad and has yet to play with the Nationals this season.