February 14, 2006
Hira Zeb, 16, of Boonsboro, is a junior at St. Maria Goretti High School. She likes pop culture but thinks girls' fashion goes too far. Stephanie Snyder, 15, attends Boonsboro High School. She likes edgy fashion but thinks there should be limits. Rowan Copley, 16, a home-schooler living in Hagerstown, has considered himself a geek since deciding labeling people isn't necessarily bad. Chris Nuth, a senior from Union Bridge, Md., has been a film critic and is co-editor-in-chief of Mercersburg Academy's weekly newspaper, the Mercersburg News.
January 1, 2006
UNION BRIDGE, Md. - Maryland State Police are investigating a two-car accident that killed two people on Md. 75, near Union Bridge on Friday. Lauren DeLodovico, 20, of Libertytown, Md., was pronounced dead at the scene after a Ford Escort struck her Honda Civic, which was traveling south, police said. The Escort's front-seat passenger, Emily Pugh, 17, of Frederick, Md., was flown to Washington County Hospital after state troopers extricated her from the vehicle. State police said she died at the hospital from injuries she sustained in the 8 p.m. accident.
November 26, 2003
Hagerstown Business College Term ending October 2003 President's List (4.0 grade point average) Maryland students Cascade - Debbie Sanders, Jennifer Updegraff. Clear Spring - Christine Butler, Melinda Stone. Emmitsburg - Susan Joy. Fairplay - Melody McMahan. Frederick - Linda Burns, Heather McFadden, Lee Summers. Funkstown - Brenda Wills. Glen Burnie - Kelly Barber. Hagerstown - Matt Abel, Tracy Abel, Pamela Anderson, Sharon Becker, Charles Benson, Misti Brandenburg, Patricia Bright, Rodney Campbell, William (Mike)
March 10, 2003
BRUNSWICK, Md. - Luvina Hylton Heskett, 67, of 115 E. H St., died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Washington (D.C.) Hospital Center. Born May 26, 1935, in Floyd, Va., she was the daughter of the late Jabe H. and Carsie Weeks Hylton. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edwin Heskett Sr. She was a graduate of Bridgewater College. She retired after teaching at Lovettsville (Va.) Elementary School for 30 years. She was a Lutheran. She was a member of Bridgewater Alumni and Virginia Teachers Association.
January 16, 2003
BOYS BASKETBALL UNION BRIDGE, Md. - No. 7 North Hagerstown overwhelmed Francis Scott Key with seven steals in the first quarter off its fullcourt man pressure to build a 13-point lead and pull away to an easy 91-45 Monocacy Valley Athletic League win on Wednesday. Purnell Spruce led the onslaught with all four of his steals to open the game and get the Hubs (9-2, 5-2) started in a game where the whole team played and scored. Quielan Gantt led North with 21 points while Spruce had 12 points to go with 11 assists.
December 17, 2002
BOYS BASKETBALL Purnell Spruce had six steals and set a school record by dealing out 17 assists Monday to lead North Hagerstown to a 62-42 win over Clear Spring. Bernard Harris had 22 points, nine rebounds and four blocks, while Quielan Gantt scored 19 points for the Hubs (3-0). CLEAR SPRING (42) Beard 5, Saloom 2, Mills 6, Michael 2, Snyder 3, Worthington 19, Reed 5. Totals 14 13-13 42. NORTH HAGERSTOWN (62) Spruce 2, Claybon 6, Harris 22, Gantt 19, Branden Bell 2, Brian Bell 3, Robinson 2, Branch 6. Totals 27 6-16 62. Clear Spring 7 16 8 11 - 42 North 8 9 20 25 - 62 Three-point goals-Clear Spring 1 (Snyder)
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.
September 6, 2002
PREP FOOTBALL Middletown 34, TJ 14 MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Josh Keeney scored five touchdowns and a two-point conversion while rushing for 213 yards as Middletown dominated Thomas Johnson in the season-opener for both teams. Keeney carried the ball 28 times and scored three of his touchdowns in the first quarter as the Knights rushed for 274 yards. Middletown, which limited TJ to 47 total yards in the first half, led 34-0 before the Patriots scored. Luke Spurrier threw two touchdowns, including a 60-yard score, to Nick Wright for TJ. TJ 0 0 0 14 - 14 Middletown 21 6 7 0 - 34 M - Josh Keeney 18 run (kick missed)
February 13, 2002
Roundup - Rebels blow out Eagles BOYS BASKETBALL UNION BRIDGE, Md. - Kevin Rideout scored all 13 of his points in the third quarter as No. 4 South Hagerstown used a second-half explosion to bounce back from its first loss of the season and demolish Francis Scott Key 98-71 on Tuesday night. David Miner scored 36 points and added 11 rebounds for South (18-1, 15-1 Monocacy Valley Athletic League), while Domonique Richmond threw in a triple-double with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists.
November 6, 1998
FREDERICK, Md. - Three people were injured Friday at 5:15 p.m. in a two-vehicle accident at Md. 26 and Old Annapolis/Water Street Road. Maryland State Police in Frederick said Jillian Elaine Haag, 21, of 8994 Grape Creek Road, Walkersville, entered Md. 26 into the path of a vehicle driven by Mary Jane Wetzel, 65, of 13314 Good Intent Road, Union Bridge, Md. Haag and Wetzel were both taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, along with Cheryl Barber,...