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A Washington County student will be honored as a Maryland finalist April 13 at the CityLit Festival at the Enoch Pratt Free Library for her entry into the Letters About Literature contest. Boonsboro High School student Elizabeth Longerbeam will be...
firstname.lastname@example.orgJosef “Chris” Bikle was just waiting for a nice spring day so he could sit on the porch of his Boonsboro home with his daughter-in-law, Lisha Bikle. Even though he had been living at the Village at Robinwood for about three years, his family...
Name: Thomas G. Clemens Age: 62 City in which you reside: Keedysville Day job: retired professor emeritus, Hagerstown Community College; licensed Battlefield Guide at Antietam; president, Save Historic Antietam Inc., a battlefield preservation...
One question I often get asked is.... Chad, How many days a week should I work out? I wish I had a dollar for every time someone asked me that question, I'd have — a lot of dollars. Let me first answer your question with a question. (Something...
email@example.comElvin E. Thomas died Monday after a short illness at age 93, an end to an adult life that began after high school as a hotel bellhop before he was drafted in World War II and sent to Italy with the famed, all-black Tuskegee Airmen. The highly decorated...
World War II veteran, Elvin Edward Thomas, 93, of Bunker Hill, W.Va., was called home Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, after a short illness. Born Oct. 29, 1919, in Sun, W.Va., he was the son of the late Clarence Megginson and Amelia Thomas. He received his...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSugarhill Gang made a musical mark in history when in 1979 they topped the charts with “Rapper’s Delight.” The 15-minute rap told us to “rock it to the bang-bang,” as it rocketed up the charts making it the first hip-hop...
With today being Veterans Day, I want to take this opportunity to announce several features at The Herald-Mail that focus on veterans. “Through a Veteran’s Eye” is a relatively new television show on HMTV6. Fred Shinbur (Maryland&...
email@example.comDuring October 150 years ago, people lined the street outside a New York gallery to see something the likes of which they had never seen before. Inside were images of corpses captured just moments after battle hundreds of miles away at a place called...
firstname.lastname@example.orgOn Monday, Federal Employees will be off work and other U.S. citizens will have the day free as well, all because of an accident. “When I was in school, Columbus Day was a day off,” Hagerstown resident Emily Ricketts, 23, said. “...
It’s always easy to overestimate the significance of any particular event as a “turning point” in history. In 1940, the Chicago Bears defeated Washington 73-0, but early on, with the score only 7-0, Redskins receiver Charlie Malone...
email@example.comKaren Thatcher knew when she saw it that a photograph of a tintype of a young Confederate soldier was of David Miller Thatcher, her husband Larry Thatcher’s great-great uncle, who died in the Civil War in 1863. “It was the hands,” she...
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