| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Save Historic Antietam Foundation Inc. announced the opening of applications for the Dr. Joseph L. Harsh Memorial Scholarship.
The award was created in 2012 to honor Harsh, a professor at George Mason University and an award-winning author who...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Bethany Magner and John Galvin were named students of the month for February at Washington County Technical High School.
Magner is excelling in a rigorous course schedule at Tech High, standing as one of the top students in biomedical sciences, where...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Scouts of Troop 412 and Pack 34 participated in a hike Jan. 19 at Antietam National Battlefield. The Scouts hiked to Georgians' Overlook, then hiked Snavely Ford and Final Attack Trail.
It was a joint hike with Pack 34 so the Webelo Scouts could meet...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:34 PM
The Top Five
Presented by Boonsboro High School Drama. In a town called Almost, Maine, the meaning of love, in all of its beautiful and sometimes troubling ways, is addressed. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, and Friday, Nov. 30....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Christmas parade through Smithsburg. Noon today. Smithsburg. Go to www.townofsmithsburg.org.
Food, drinks and baked goods for sale, vendors and a visit from Santa Claus. Activities for children. 8 a.m. to 2...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Before the sun set Saturday, the thousands of luminarias arrayed across the fields of Antietam National Battlefield were almost invisible from a distance, the paper bags blending into a background of wheat, hay and corn stubble.
As day gave way to...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:15 AM
His work has been seen by millions — most recently in the Stephen Spielberg film “Lincoln” — but this Hagerstown native might not be easily recognized despite his appearances in scores of movies, television shows and commercials....
| Nov 25, 2012
On a quiet December evening, the flickering glow of candles will dot the darkened landscape at Antietam National Battlefield like thousands of stars that have fallen to the ground.
Driving slowly through the park gates, visitors will be greeted by a...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Boonsboro High School junior Etta Short said the Veterans Day ceremony that was held Friday in the school gymnasium was a fitting way to honor Americans for their military service.
But despite the patriotic music that was played and the speeches that...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:55 PM
It might have been an effort to feed the masses.
Hundreds, then thousands of small brown paper bags were filled by busy workers, then loaded into boxes and onto a tractor-trailer.
But this effort was not one to feed the hungry. The paper sacks were...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 6:20 PM
On Oct. 25, the middle school students at Antietam Academy went on a field trip to Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg.
In addition to learning about the battlefield, and in conjunction with their social studies and language arts classes, the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:37 PM
"Bucket list" was a term that came up when Mary Ellis and her daughter-in-law, Vicki Ellis, talked about why they wanted to tackle the JFK 50 Mile ultramarathon.
“My husband passed away in 2010 and it was a sudden passing,” Mary Ellis said....