January 30, 2013
The SATs scheduled Jan. 26 at South Hagerstown High School and Williamsport High School, have been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16.
April 10, 2012
Their smiling faces in black and white photographs posted on a Facebook page give no hint of the tragedy that claimed their lives. Mary Louise Downs was described as having a beautiful voice. She had a strong interest in foreign languages and often helped other students with their work. The student newspaper at Williamsport High School said that Virginia Myers was a “reliable and generous friend,” was very gifted in music and played the piano and violin. Pearl Emerson, president of the junior class at Williamsport High School, was described on the Facebook page as a “very intelligent girl” who excelled in Latin, French and English.
April 29, 2011
DEC. 23, 1950-APRIL 28, 2011 Philip Warren Kretsinger Jr., 60, of Bakersville Road, Boonsboro, Md., died Thursday, April 28, 2011, at his home. Born Dec. 23, 1950, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of E. Joan Martin Kretsinger of Williamsport, Md., and the late Philip Warren Kretsinger Sr. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothea Sarah Eighenbrode Kretsinger, on Oct. 15, 2008. He was a 1968 graduate of Williamsport High School and attended Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Md. During most of his working life he enjoyed being a locksmith and carpenter.
February 22, 2009
Belynda Marie Forsyth and Richard Lee Strunk were married Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Lappans. The bride is the daughter of Michelle and Brian Chaney of Boonsboro, and Andrew and JoAnn Forsyth of Cearfoss. The bridegroom is the son of Brenda Strunk of Sharpsburg. The bride is a 2003 graduate of Williamsport High School. She is employed by Saladworks in Hagerstown. The bridegroom attended Williamsport High School. He is employed as a carpenter with Treber Construction in Virginia.
June 21, 2009
Laura Jean Munson and William Troy Walter were married Friday, May 22, 2009, at Dam No. 4 in Downsville. The bride is the daughter of Lawrence C. Shank Sr. of Williamsport. The bridegroom is the son of Patricia Walter of Hagerstown and the late William D. Walter. The bride is a 1986 graduate of Williamsport High School. She is employed as a cook with Julia Manor in Hagerstown. The bridegroom is a 1983 graduate of Williamsport High School and a 2000 graduate of Frostburg State University.
July 4, 2009
Summer Briann Boggs and Darren Andrew Walling were married Saturday, May 30, 2009, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Williamsport. The bride is the daughter of Debbie and Steve Boggs of Williamsport. The bridegroom is the son of William and Glenda Walling of Fairplay. The bride is a 2005 graduate of Williamsport High School and has received an Associate of Arts in English education from Hagerstown Community College. She is employed as an application specialist for Susquehanna Bank.
June 20, 2011
Paul Plume, owner/president of High Performance Cabling Inc. of Hagerstown, announced that Trisha Leigh of Williamsport High School was awarded a $1,000 athletic scholarship. Each year, the company awards the athletic scholarship to a qualifying student at Williamsport High School. She was presented the award at the senior awards ceremony June 2. Leigh plans to attend Shepherd University to play volleyball. She is the daughter of Mike and Tammy Leigh of Williamsport.
May 12, 2004
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Lee Stover Jr., son of Mary and Richard Lee Stover of Williamsport, recently participated in Operation Vigilant Resolve while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, homeported in Norfolk, Va. Stover is a 1991 graduate of Williamsport High School.
July 30, 2010
JULY 27, 1946-JULY 20, 2010 Irene Belle "Draper" Phillips died Tuesday, July 20, 2010. She graduated from Williamsport High School in 1964. She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Olive Draper of Fairplay, Shelva Draper of Hagerstown and Ellie Draper of Virginia.
March 6, 2012
Date of Birth : July 19, 1988 Address : 1425 Glenwood Ave. Education : Graduate of Williamsport High School, 2006; Post-secondary diploma in automotive from James Rumsey Technical Institute, 2011. Occupation : Unemployed Party affiliation : Republican Political experience : None