| Jan 1, 2013
| 2:30 AM
You don't need a fortune to be a philanthropist.
-- Start a charitable fund. A number of community foundations let you funnel as little as $1,000 a year into donor-advised funds, sometimes called acorn funds, that build value over time and let you choose...
| Jan 6, 2013
Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce welcomed 11 new members in December, bringing its membership to 950.
New members are:
- Aflac, Andrew Powell, 550 Cleveland Ave.,...
| Jan 13, 2013
A blog primarily dedicated to the mountain wilderness might seem an odd place for a debate about telecommuting, but on John Warren’s excellent Adirondack Almanack site, the issue has rubbed elbows with ice fishing and the virtues of winter camping....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:11 PM
1. Hagerstown holiday
Hagerstown Municipal Band and the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Wind Band will present a concert at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free admission; donations accepted....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:27 PM
The Maryland Office of Tourism Development and the Maryland Tourism Development Board have presented the 2012 Maryland Tourism Awards.
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, through a partnership with Antietam National...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 3:37 PM
With 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...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Name: Stephen Recker
City in which you reside: Smithsburg
Day job: Web developer, High Rock Studios, Hagerstown
Book title: "Rare Images of Antietam and the Photographers Who Took Them"
Genre: Historical nonfiction, Civil War
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Historic and bucolic scenes from the Tri-State area taken by Kaplan University students will be on display at the Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc. at 4 West Franklin St. through the end of January.
While the works are for sale, one of the...
| May 6, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Members of Boy Scout Troop 412 were involved in a service project with the MS Walk at Antietam National Battlefield on April 27.
The Scouts assisted with the logistical operations of the event and practiced the Leave No Trace principle by ensuring the...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:11 PM
On the surface, Jennifer Poffenberger's life seems fairly normal.
She has been married for 22 years, is the mother of two teenage boys and has a full-time job.
Like other parents, she's involved in her children's activities and finds time to volunteer...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:23 PM
A boom bellowed and black smoke poured from the barrel’s mouth, but the caliber of sound the cannon made was only narrowly louder than the subsequent shrieks and gasps from the 12-and-younger crowd on Saturday at Antietam National Battlefield....
| Apr 29, 2013
Battlefield superintendent thanks volunteers
To the editor:
On Saturday, April 6, Antietam National Battlefield participated in both the Civil War Preservation Trust’s Park Day and the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s Potomac Watershed Cleanup....