July 26, 2004
River classes include: Class I (easy): Water flowing with a few small waves and maybe some rocks off to the side. Class II (novice): Waves might be up to about 3 feet high. Class III (Intermediate): Rapids might include small falls, some large rocks and large waves. Class IV (advanced): Rapids marked by turbulent waves, a hard current and rocks that require skillful navigation. Class V (expert): Rapids include large rocks, deceitful currents, steep drops and colossal waves.
September 10, 2012
David Bryan Luman, 62, of Point of Rocks, Md., died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Cemetery in Point of Rocks with the Rev. Marina officiating. Arrangements are by Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
July 15, 2004
Three boys were given indefinite supervised probation Wednesday by a Washington County Circuit judge after they admitted in juvenile court to throwing rocks through a picture window in March. Washington County Assistant State's Attorney Steven Kessell said that on March 31, at about 9:30 a.m., a woman living in the 800 block of Forrest Drive in Hagerstown reported that two rocks had been thrown through a picture window at her home. He said that through a Hagerstown Police Department investigation, it was learned that three youths threw rocks through her window because of "a problem they had with her son. " Kessell said, "All three were there.
April 20, 2005
Rocks tossed at vehicles on I-81 After the drivers of several vehicles reported rocks were thrown at them late Tuesday on Interstate 81, Maryland State Police conducted a search of an adjacent wooded and residential area, but found no one, police said in a news release. Police said truck drivers started calling the Hagers-town barrack at about 11 p.m. to report that someone was throwing rocks at vehicles traveling in the collection and distribution lane of southbound I-81 at Interstate 70. When a trooper responded to the scene, his patrol car was struck by a large rock.
April 14, 1999
Delmar Inn 16715 National Pike Hagerstown 301-733-6469 Fri./Sat. - Reaction 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. $2 Cafe on the Rocks 4220 Tuscarora Road Point of Rocks, Md. 1-301-874-5751 Fri. - Downpour Sat. - Grounded 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. $3 Dog Patch Tavern 21836 National Pike Boonsboro 301-791-2844 Sat. - Black Creek Medicine Show ...
April 16, 2006
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. On a peaceful patch of earth outside of Shepherdstown Saturday afternoon, two ceremonies were performed that some believe could date to when all of the continents were one. A sweat lodge (Inipi) ceremony and a Yuwipi ceremony, both conducted by South Dakota medicine man Bill Stover, or Standing Cloud, were held on the property of David Levine along the Potomac River. Both of the Native American spiritual ceremonies began by offering a pipe filled with tobacco, red willow bark and sage to Stover.
September 22, 1997
Hagerstown Police recovered a small amount of crack Monday afternoon behind the first block of West Franklin Street. Police believe the plastic bag of drugs blew out from under a pile of rocks. Police could not say how much of the drug was found.
January 26, 2011
Maryland State Police report that Interstate 70 westbound at South Mountain is closed. U.S. 15 at Point of Rocks is currently closed also.
August 9, 2006
It has been said that true whiskey snobs wouldn't dare drink top-notch firewater mixed with cola. Craig Spriggs, general manager at The Corner Pub in Hagerstown and a whiskey know-it-all in his own right, said that it's really a matter of personal taste. Still, Spriggs said throwing out a few terms when placing that whiskey order will make you look a bit more sophisticated: · If you tell the bartender, "I'd like my whiskey neat," that means you're getting it in a rocks glass with no ice. "Just straight up whiskey," Spriggs said.