September 30, 2011
Janice La Rue (Saum) Caniford, 86, of Boca Raton, Fla., went to be with the Lord peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Born June 28, 1925, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Robert Kenneth Saum and Nora Belle (Linebaugh) Saum. Janice married James H. Caniford in 1946, and celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on Sept. 13, 2011. Janice was preceded in death by her son, James K. Caniford, who died in the Vietnam War; and a brother, Robert K. Saum of Hagerstown.
January 25, 2009
WESTMINSTER, Md. - McDaniel College recently announced its fall dean's list in recognition of students' academic excellence. Highest honors are earned for a semester grade-point average of 3.90 or higher, high honors for a grade-point average between 3.70 and 3.89, and honors for a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.69. Lindsay M. Anderson of Williamsport, received honors. Atlee T. Baker of Hagerstown, received highest honors. Angela F. Baldwin of Jefferson, Md., received high honors.
July 25, 2012
It might be hard to believe that teens would trade a week of their summer vacation, hand over their cell phones, lug around heavy fire hoses and camp out on a local gymnasium floor just to learn more about fire service. But that's exactly what 25 junior firefighters who are participating in the seventh annual Franklin County Junior Firefighters Academy, which runs from Sunday to Saturday at the Franklin County Public Safety Training Center in Chambersburg, are doing. Academy Administrator John Petrarca said there are 25 participants, 11 from Franklin County, in the weeklong program sponsored by the Franklin County Fire Chiefs Association.
March 4, 2012
Mr. Herbert A. Divel Sr., 70, of Hanover, Pa., formerly of Unionville, Md., passed away at Hanover Hall on Friday, March 2, 2012. He was the husband of Carol Toms Divel, his wife of 26 years. Born Sept. 15, 1941, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late Marshall and Elsie Stephens Divel. Mr. Divel retired from Richard B. Stine Inc. in Woodsboro. He was a member of the Patriotic Club, Redmen Chippewa, Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie 1067 of Frederick and American Legion Post 282, Woodsboro, Md. He loved relaxing with his family and friends.
June 21, 2011
AUG. 17, 1918-JUNE 20, 2011 Doris Grabill Powers, 92, of Rohrersville, Md., passed away Monday, June 20, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md. Born Aug. 17, 1918, in Union Bridge, Md., she was the daughter of the late Roland Watt Grabill and Bertie Rippeon Grabill. She was a retired bookkeeper with Hamilton Insurance Co. in Washington, D.C. Doris was a member of Sandy Hook United Methodist Church and also a member of VFW Post 3285 in Frederick, Md. She is survived by two nieces, Susan H. Miller of Johnsville, Md., and Maureen Ruff of Wyoming; two nephews, Bradley Grabill of Florida and Ronald Grabill of Thurmont, Md.; one great-niece, Meghan S. Miller of Johnsville; and one great-nephew, Nathan D. Miller of Johnsville.
January 22, 2009
MAY 6, 1924-JAN. 20, 2009 Robert Rhoades Enterline, 84, of 1044 Benjamin Place in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. Born Tuesday, May 6, 1924, in Ashland, Pa., he was the son of the late LeRoy E. Enterline and the late Nellie R. Weaver Enterline. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen E. Enterline, in 2007. He was a 1949 graduate of Lehigh University, where he received his degree in engineering.
January 9, 2012
Mr. William Ray Harner Sr., 74, of Keymar, Md., died suddenly Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at his home. Born April 22, 1937, in Emmitsburg, Md., he was the son of the late James Donald and Clara Adams Harner. He was the husband of Josephine B. "Jo" Crouse Harner, who died in 2010. Mr. Harner was a 1955 graduate of Emmitsburg High School. He was formerly employed with Castle Farms Dairy and Gary R. Airing Painting. He was a member of the Terra Rubra Lions Club and Pheasants Forever.
December 16, 2002
Maryland State Police continue sobriety check Maryland State Police in Hagerstown are conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Washington County through today. State police and deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Department are conducting the checkpoint in an undisclosed location to target drunk and drugged drivers, police said. Kerosene fire destroys Libertytown, Md., home LIBERTYTOWN, Md. - A kerosene stove sparked a blaze that destroyed a Frederick County home late Thursday, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's office said.
February 8, 2011
MARCH 8, 1927-FEB. 7, 2011 Robert Jackson Saum, 83, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born Tuesday, March 8, 1927, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Robert Kenneth Saum and the late Nora Belle Linebaugh Saum. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Reese Saum, in 1979. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. Robert was employed at Mack Trucks Inc., retiring after more than 30 years of service.
December 30, 2006
GIRLS BASKETBALL HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Lauren Ashton scored a team-high 10 points as host Hedgesville knocked off Frankfort 42-28 in the championship game of the Hedgesville Holiday Tournament on Friday night. Brittany Boreman and Ashton Butler each scored nine points for the Eagles (4-2) Ashton, Boreman, Butler and Ciera Nicholson received all-tournament honors. Clay County 60, Martinsburg 51 PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - Shaniece Nunn scored 12 points for Martinsburg in a loss to Clay County in the Parkersburg South Tournament.