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April 6, 2012
Work is scheduled to begin this month on Md. 550 in Thurmont between Eylers Valley Flint Road and Kelbaugh Road, Maryland State Highway Administration spokesperson David Buck said. A mudslide occurred there April of last year, and only one lane has been open there since June of last year. At certain times, the traffic signal that is in place will be turned off, and workers will direct traffic, Buck said. "Motorists are not going to notice a big difference with the work going on," he added.
February 8, 2012
Gerald Lee Wenner, 68, of Hagerstown, formerly of Frederick, passed away peacefully at home after a short illness. Born Dec. 17, 1943, in Licksville, Md., he was the son of the late Mabel (Mongeman) and William Jennings Wenner. He is survived by his loving partner in life of 34 years, Mary Ellen Nails. Gerald will be greatly missed by his daughter, Sue Ellen Walters, of Ocala, Fla., and the four children he and Mary Ellen have raised, Cheryl Marshall and husband Charles of Waynesboro, Cindy Tibbs and husband Gerald of Waynesboro, Greg Nails of Knoxville and Chris Nails of North Carolina.
January 16, 2012
A Thurmont, Md., man who was found with what authorities believed was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head shortly after they found the body of his friend lying on a roadway over the weekend remained hospitalized Monday. Seth B. Fisher, 18, was listed in critical condition at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, a hospital spokeswoman said Monday afternoon. The Frederick County Sheriff's Office received a call at 1:57 a.m. Saturday about a body on Black Road in the area of Eylers Valley Flint Road, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.
November 6, 2011
Mrs. Ina Mae (Bumbaugh) Buhrman, 96, a resident of Quincy Village and formerly of 14228 Royer Road, Cascade, Md., died at 4:40 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at the nursing home. She had been in failing health for the past two weeks.   Born Aug. 27, 1915, in Washington Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Crawford R. and Ina M. (Pryor) Bumbaugh.   Mrs. Buhrman attended Sabillasville, Md., schools.   She and her husband, the late G. Earl Buhrman, were married in August 1932.
October 22, 2011
Infant Madison Elaine Fogle died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center. She was born Oct. 20, 2011, and was the daughter of Bryan Howard Moore and Stephanie Suzanne Fogle of Thurmont, Md. Besides her parents, she is survived by maternal grandparents, David Michael Fogle and wife, Denise, of Thurmont; paternal grandparents, Wesley Howard Moore of Taylorsville, Md., and Ann Colson and husband, Doug, of Libertytown, Md.; maternal great-grandparents,...
August 30, 2011
Authorities were investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who was struck by a pickup truck Monday evening in the driveway of a home in Thurmont, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office said. The boy, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, according to a sheriff's office news release. Deputies said the boy was struck at about 8 p.m., when a 32-year-old man was backing a Ford pickup out of a driveway in the 15000 block of Kelbaugh Road, the release says.
August 27, 2011
Mr. James Richard "Jim" Ridenour, 72, of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Aug. 24 at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown. Born Sept. 23, 1938 in Thurmont, he was a son of the late Ray Howard and Grace Eileen Crump Ridenour. Surviving is a sister, Marion E. Ridenour of Thurmont; sister-in-law, Virginia Ridenour of Thurmont; and several uncles, aunts, cousins, great-nieces and a great-nephew. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Ridenour. Mr. Ridenour loved country music and he was a member of the Washington County Human Development Council Day Program in Hagerstown.
August 21, 2011
Mr. Harry R. “Juney” Fogle Jr., 64, of Smithsburg, died Saturday, Aug. 20, at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. Mr. Fogle was the husband of Susan Jane Shockey Fogle. He was born Oct. 21, 1946, in Thurmont, a son of Edna Marie Wolf Fogle of Thurmont and the late Harry Ross Fogle. Mr. Fogle enjoyed playing with his grandchildren, hunting and going to gun raffles. He was a member of  the South Mountain Rod and Gun Club, and loved making slippery potpie and soups.
July 29, 2011
Mrs. Ethel Corinne Burrier, 87, of Frederick, Md., passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Homewood at Crumland Farms. She was the wife of the late Gilmer R. Burrier, who passed away in 2001. Born Sept. 24, 1923, in Utica, Md., she was the daughter of the late William Baltzell Baer and Lola Jane Martz Baer. Ethel was a member of the Glade United Church of Christ in Walkersville. She lived on Sunday's Lane Farm for nearly 70 years before moving to Homewood at Crumland Farms in 2003.
By WILL ROBINSON | Staff Correspondent | July 23, 2011
Northern Calvert jumped out to a 9-1 lead in its first-round game but needed to hold on for a 13-9 victory over South Caroline on Saturday during the opening day of the Maryland 11-12 State tournament at the Maugansville Little League complex. Northern Calvert jumped to a 5-0 lead in the top of the first inning on the strength of Zach Thompson's three-run home run. Mac McGrath added two-run blast in the second to move to the eight-run advantage. South Caroline bounced back with five runs in their half of the second, highlighted by Jonathan Buchanan's two-run homer.
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