| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:36 PM
A Hagerstown man whose surveillance camera photos led to his arrest in two bank robberies this spring pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery Monday in Washington County Circuit Court.
Deputy State’s Attorney Joseph Michael said the state was...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Property transfers recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV.
Joseph Peyton to Corey Peyton, lot No. 14, Rolling Acres Subdivision, containing 1.218 acres, property settlement.
JPMorgan Chase Bank to...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:10 AM
In 1885, American Naval officer Lt. Emory Taunt was ordered to explore Africa's Congo River, looking for opportunities for Americans. His journey formed the basis of author Andrew Jampoler's "Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:57 PM
WASHINGTON — It was two steps forward, one step back last month for the sluggish labor market.
A modest net gain of 169,000 jobs in August combined with a large downward revision for the previous two months to raise new doubts about whether the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- The top-line number in the August jobs report was roughly in line with expectations, but economists digging into the details Friday saw bad signs that could give Federal Reserve policymakers concerns about reducing their stimulus efforts...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:59 PM
The Somerset County commissioners voted Tuesday to refinance bonds associated with the purchase of the Quemahoning Reservoir, a move that is expected to save county taxpayers more than $500,000 over the next 20 years.
Commissioners John Vatavuk and...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:58 PM
SIPESVILLE - Somerset County Maple Producers' Association celebrated another successful maple season this past year during their annual meeting and banquet at Sipesville fire hall Friday evening.
The banquet is held every year after the producers'...
| Jun 23, 2013
Wade Family Dentistry
Drs. Margaret and Hillary Wade of Wade Family Dentistry recently announced the addition of Dr. Katelyn Niu to their dental practice.
Niu graduated in May with doctoral and dental degrees from the University of Maryland Dental...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- A difficult task awaits Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke when he faces the TV cameras Wednesday in his quarterly news conference.
He has to try to reassure investors, analysts and politicians that the central bank has a plan for...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:57 AM
United Arts of Central Florida has received a $35,000 grant from the PNC Foundation for pre-kindergarten educational arts programs designed to teach, inspire and expose children to cultural opportunities not readily available to them.
| Jun 2, 2013
Theresa Mintle doesn't officially take over as chief executive of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce until Aug. 5.
But operating with the same frenetic energy as her former boss, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, she has already made two requests of the chamber's...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The City of Hagerstown had a “productive discussion” with bank representatives Wednesday about the future of a West Antietam Street building that was badly damaged by fire in early February, a city official said Thursday.