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firstname.lastname@example.orgWith Memorial Day approaching, Anna and James M. Harnish of Fairview this week decorated their son’s grave at St. Paul’s Church Cemetery near Clear Spring. The couple placed flowers, a cross and a pinwheel in memory of their son, James L....
The following local events have been scheduled in observance of Memorial Day: Saturday • Rose Hill Cemetery at 600 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown will hold its annual Memorial Day service at 9:30 a.m. The guest speaker is retired U.S. Army Lt. Col....
Police chief supports Zook in Pa. judicial race To the editor: As the chief of the Shippensburg (Pa.) Police Department and a retired state police sergeant with more than 40 years of combined experience, I write this endorsement. I have had the...
email@example.comRevolutionary War Major Gen. Adam Stephen, Martinsburg’s founder, was a rival of George Washington’s in Virginia politics before he was removed from his post in the Army, his biographer said Tuesday. Stephen’s dismissal after the...
Special to The Herald-MailMusic played, stories told, historical items sold: A lot happens at the 18th Century Market Fair at Fort Frederick, but one man knows about it more than anyone. Chris Holmgren of Dickerson, Md., is a longtime volunteer and artisan featured at the fair....
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The Conococheague Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, or DAR, held the annual DAR Good Citizens awards ceremony and tea March 13 at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown. Conococheague Chapter Regent Jo Ann Schuchman...
Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 140 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that terrorists might...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMany who have not studied West Virginia history believe it became a state in the middle of the Civil War because the people who lived in western Virginia objected to Virginia’s vote to secede from the Union. True for some, but the schism between...
Henry Knox — now there’s a name you don’t hear very often. Sure, lots of folks recognize the name Knox when it’s related to Fort Knox in Kentucky. Yes, Fort Knox is named after the first secretary of war (both under the U.S....
email@example.comIn 2010, Waynesboro borough officials applied for a $45,000 state grant to make improvements to the town’s nine-acre Memorial Park. On Friday afternoon, they cut a ribbon in honor of the upgrades that grant plus some local in-kind contributions...
The Bell Pottery Collection was given to the Washington County Historical Society by Frank W. and Roy V. Mish in honor of Mary Vernon Mish. The first telephone service at the Miller House cost $4.80 a month, and installation cost $6. In August...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA year and half of planning culminating with a year’s worth of events will wrap up Shepherdstown’s 250th anniversary celebration this weekend with a community soup fest and a “Coming Home Parade,” one of the biggest in town...
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