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firstname.lastname@example.orgMore than $19 million was spent to rebuild the Big Slackwater section of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park near Williamsport, a massive project along the Potomac River that involved 121 columns bolted into rock to support elevated...
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email@example.comWilliamsport Elementary School fourth-graders helped National Park Service officials open two new educational trails Friday morning at the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Williamsport. Park Superintendent Kevin Brandt was among a handful of...
Dwelling as we have of late on Downtown Hagerstown’s cloudy future is all well and good, but at some point we might stop to remember that our inherent strength is changing over time. Instead of coming from the city, our economic engine is...
firstname.lastname@example.orgGov. Martin O’Malley’s capital budget bill that cleared the Senate on Wednesday sets aside $100,000 for renovations and repairs to Lock 44, Lockhouse 44 and the Western Maryland Railroad Lift Bridge in Williamsport as part of improvements to...
The latest figures for visitation show that the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is Maryland’s largest and most visited national park. Figures released by the National Park Service recently show that the park ranks 11th in number...
email@example.comWith less than a week remaining before federal budget cuts could go into effect, federal agencies and parks, the military, hospitals, doctors, and Hagerstown Regional Airport, prepare for the ramifications if Congress fails to pass legislation to avoid it...
Bond bill seeks $175,000 from state for improvements at C&O National Historical Park in Williamsportkaustuv.firstname.lastname@example.orgA bond bill introduced by Sen. George C. Edwards, R-Garrett/Allegany/Washington, during the current session of the Maryland General Assembly seeks $175,000 from the state for improvements to Lock 44, Lockhouse 44 and the Maryland Railroad Lift Bridge,...
24-year NPS vet chosen as new superintendent of Appalachian National Scenic Trail office in Harpers Ferryrichardb@herald-mail.comNational Park Service officials sifted through more than 300 applications — from federal government employees to private citizens — before deciding on Wendy K. Janssen as their new superintendent of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail office...
Big Slackwater Oct. 13 — Images of the old Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, which had faded with time, were resurrected in 2012. The 2.7-mile section of the towpath known as Big Slackwater was closed after flooding in 1996 and it deteriorated into a...
email@example.comWith the fiscal cliff less than three weeks away, one area bank is accelerating its dividend payments, and a local business poised to hire more people is holding off to see what happens at the start of the year. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. Chairman...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWhere the south side of the Potomac River ends and the state of Virginia begins is the subject of a court case in Washington County Circuit Court between the owners of the river bottom and two river rafting companies. On Friday, Circuit Judge M....
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Rangers at Glacier National Park said Tuesday that the two hikers with ties to Western Maryland, including former Boonsboro resident Neal Peckens, were well-prepared for their unexpected situation in the Montana wilderness. Peckens, 32, who now lives...
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