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firstname.lastname@example.orgThe family and friends of the late Marguerite Doleman, who founded and operated an African-American museum in her North Locust Street home, turned out by the hundreds Saturday night to support finding a permanent site for the artifacts that took her...
email@example.comLocal Republicans are crying foul over a proposed congressional redistricting plan that would radically redraw District 6 — currently represented by Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett — to include much of Democrat-heavy Montgomery County. "I...
Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 will sell 150 halves of barbecued chicken in front of the Jefferson Security Bank on the Square in Sharpsburg Saturday, Aug. 27, starting at 10 a.m. Dinners cost $7 for half a chicken with baked beans and a roll. The...
Shepherd University’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs recently received two grants from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission totaling $9,500. The first grant, totaling $5,000, was part of the commission’s Social...
Fulton's donation to museum keeps dream alive To the editor: I read with great joy a story that featured a hearty recognition to a man with an unselfish heart. I grew up and graduated from the public school system in Hagerstown. As a youngster, I knew...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgWashington County School Board Vice President W. Edward Forrest said the state's High School Assessment tests are an "incredible waste of resources." Forrest's comments came Tuesday after school system officials presented data from last year's assessment...
Associated PressA disgruntled worker killed by police after he allegedly opened fire on colleagues felt mistreated on the job and angry about a recent suspension, according to friends and acquaintances. Authorities say Shareef Allman, 47, gunned down his co-workers...
In a rare alliance, a Washington County lawmaker said Wednesday that he will advocate a congressional redistricting plan backed by a minority political action committee that represents the interests of the black community in heavily Democratic Prince...
email@example.comThe motion picture industry got a taste of Hagerstown Thursday night as film director Jesse Baget reviewed his entertainment options for the weekend while the first Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown got under way. Baget, who was attending a...
By Rebecca Massie Lane Special to The Herald-Mail With 23,110 casualties, the Battle of Antietam remains a day of great loss for America and it stimulated a chain of events leading to the Emancipation Proclamation and the Battle of Gettysburg. The...
Maryland congressional redistricting plans other than Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed map will be considered on their own at a hearing in next week's special session, aides to the presiding officers of the General Assembly said Friday. Lawmakers had...
The congressional redistricting map for which Gov. O’Malley is seeking legislative approval ignores standards of continuity and compactness and puts together far-flung communities that do not share common interests or anything else in common. ...
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