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The Washington County Historical Society presented the Antietam National Battlefield Park with two significant gifts. In the 1950s, purchase of the Dunker Church and gifting of the church and the Burnside Bridge were made possible through the work of...
Officials will hold a public information meeting on the proposed Civil War Railroad Trail project that would connect Hagerstown to Weverton, in the southern portion of Washington County. The meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, June 21, at 7 p.m....
An audit for the Washington County Historical Society, which covered a six-year period, ending Dec. 31, 1943, showed a surplus charge of $2,750 for the gift of the Spong farm to the U.S. Park Service. The Spong farm encompassed the area of Antietam Creek...
email@example.comWard Zigler, a farmer in Jefferson County's Bullskin Run Watershed, is the linchpin of a campaign to stop nearly 5,000 acres from being listed in the National Register of Historical Places. Zigler, 77, told the Jefferson County Commission Thursday that...
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James Stanley Askins, 79, of Wells Tannery, Pa., died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 at Fulton County Medical Center, Shimer Trail, in McConnellsburg, Pa., following a lengthy illness from cancer. Mr. Askins (Jim) was born in Roscoe, Pa., one of 10 children of...
Letter writer misses point of referendum initiative To the editor: On June 5, The Herald-Mail published a letter from Ira S. Lourie critical of Del. Neil Parrott’s efforts to get a referendum on the ballot in 2012 on whether illegal aliens...
The text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans: Tonight I want to begin by...
Who is worth what in Washington County Public Schools? To the editor: The allocation of wages is usually a good means of describing how we value people. The most productive members of society, like engineers, doctors and businessmen,...
The Associated PressMaryland utilities would have to sign multi-decade contracts to buy offshore wind energy under a proposal Gov. Martin O’Malley could introduce as soon as Thursday. A draft of O’Malley’s offshore wind bill, a copy of which was obtained...
Some of springtime's more notable heralds appear to be fading away, as a new study finds frogs, toads and salamanders disappearing at an alarming rate across the United States. In what they say is the first analysis of its kind, scientists with the U.S....
For decades, war has been waged over the holy grail of America's Arctic frontier, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The wide coastal plain on the edge of the Beaufort Sea contains stunning populations of caribou, grizzly, musk oxen and other wildlife...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The head of South Dakota's Department of Social Services says the state wasn't given enough notice about a conference on Indian child foster care in Rapid City. The summit that wrapped up Friday brought together...
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