January 14, 2007
Marriott International Marriott International Inc. opened SpringHill Suites by Marriott at 17280 Valley Mall Road in Hagerstown on Dec. 19. SpringHill Suites Hagers-town will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Cole Road Holdings LLC and managed by Plamondon Hospitality Partners of Frederick, Md. Plamondon Hospitality Partners owns and operates a Fairfield Inn, Residence Inn and Courtyard in Frederick. SpringHill Suites by Marriott is an all-suite, select-service hotel brand.
July 7, 2005
A traffic stop on Interstate 81 Wednesday at midday resulted in drug charges against two Wisconsin men and a weapons charge against one of the occupants, Maryland State Police said. At 11:48 a.m., Trooper 1st Class M.A. Ford stopped a green 1997 Saturn, which was northbound on I-81 at the Salem Avenue interchange for a traffic violation, police said. During the investigation, Ford found drugs, drug paraphernalia and a concealed switchblade knife. Maurice Messier III, 26, of Madison, Wis., was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, police said.
June 3, 2009
-MAY 30, 2009 On May 30, 2009, Col. Richard A. Romine (Ret. USMC), of Glenelg, Md. Beloved husband of Leslie (Moore) Romine. Loving father of Keith and Natalie Romine. Dear brother of Judith Rosenberry. Cherished uncle of Juliane Best. Friends may call Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Glenelg United Methodist Church, 13900 Burntwoods Road, Glenelg, MD 21737. Funeral services at the above church Friday, 10 a.m. Interment with full honors will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
March 8, 2009
Emily Michelle Usow and Andrew Harris Kerstein were married Saturday, March 2, 2008, at Temple Judea in Coral Gables, Fla. The bride is the daughter of Allen Usow and Janice Harwood Usow of Boca Raton, Fla. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kerstein of Hagerstown. The bride is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wis., and earned a juris doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Fla. She is a partner in the commercial real estate department of Adorno & Yoss LLP, in Miami.
March 14, 2011
Elections have consequences To the editor: Newly elected Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) is proposing to cut wages and benefits for state workers and also to limit the power of their unions to bargain on behalf of it members (state employees). Wisconsin is a test case for the GOP’s ideological agendas. If successful, it will set a precedent that can only be overturned by the courts or the ballot box. As states grapple with budget deficits, you will see more states doing what Wisconsin is proposing.
September 9, 2005
HAGERSTOWN email@example.com Chuck Rowland, a Hagerstown native, will appear on Saturday's broadcast of "America's Most Wanted. " "Not as a fugitive, though," he said, laughing. Rowland, a Deputy United States Marshal, who lives in Milwaukee, Wis., said he was interviewed about a fugitive for whom he is searching. He said he also will work in the show's call center Saturday. Rowland graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1990 and moved to Wisconsin in 2003 shortly after leaving the United States Army, where he served as a military police officer.
May 6, 2008
The Rev. Eric Norgard is the new pastor of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hagerstown. Norgard earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., and his Master of Divinity at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn. He came to Hagerstown from Messiah New Hope Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, S.D., where he was since 2001. Norgard was spiritual adviser at the Keystone Treatment Center in South Dakota, and pastored at Grace Lutheran Church in Needham, Mass.
July 28, 2012
Wisconsin-native Jordan Zimmermann pitched his first game against Milwaukee, and his teammates hit three home runs in the Washington Nationals' 4-1 victory over the Brewers on Saturday night. Zimmermann (8-6) struck out six and gave up five hits in six innings. The right-hander, who was born in Auburndale and played at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, has not allowed more than one earned run in each of his last seven starts. Drew Storen and Sean Burnett each threw an inning of relief and Tyler Clippard pitched the ninth for his 19th save.
April 18, 2010
The General Grant sandwich was born of the Civil War. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant could have only dreamed of a sandwich so grand and delicious as he chased Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee across northern Virginia during the Civil War. No less than 10 years separated his second term as president of the United States from the devastation of the war and the overabundance of food at his 1873 Inauguration. - Scott C. Anderson is associate food service director and chef with Shepherd University dining services in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
May 26, 2011
MARCH 7, 1931-MAY 26, 2011 Robert "Bud" Turfle, 80 of Gypsy Hill, Westminster, died Thursday, May 26, 2011. Born March 7, 1931, at Frizzleburg, Westminster, he was the son of the late Julia and George Turfle. He was the husband of Dorothy Lee Pickett Turfle of Westminster, his wife of 55 years. He had been a truck driver for Roadway of Westminster and a part-time farmer. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Donald Turfle, Bryon and Kathy, Robert and Debbie of Hampstead, Kenny and Sue of Westminster, daughter, Penny Shelton and son-in-law, Paul, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; sisters, Julia Pickett of Woodbine, and Betty Lambert of Maugansville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charles and Dorothy Mae Pickett of Sykesville; grandchildren, Roby Turfle of Wisconsin, David of Hampstead, Eric and Ryan of Westminster, Sean Kelly of Tennessee, and Amber, Kenny, Benny Turfle of Westminster; great-grandchildren, Lilly, Damian and Taylor of Wisconsin; caregiver, Brenda Stephens, and many nieces and nephews.