| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Obamacare, same-sex marriage and marijuana legalization dominated the hot-button ballot initiatives before voters in a number of states on Tuesday.
A key component of President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law is on the line in a...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:33 AM
When Alexa von Tobel graduated from Harvard in 2006 and was about to take a job on Wall Street, she wondered whether her first savings priority should be retirement or an emergency kitty.
"I thought, wow, I'm graduating from Harvard and I've never gotten...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Marjorie Elizabeth "Karla" Hill, of Detroit, Mich., age 94, passed into heaven peacefully in her daughter's arms on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at Bay Bluffs in Harbor Springs.
Born Feb. 2, 1917, Karla was the youngest of three children born to the late...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 4:43 AM
Over the weekend, the Washington Post, featured this article about policy consultant Allie Hagan and her blog called Suri's Burn Book.
Hagan, a 25-year-old graduate of George Washington University, takes on the voice of TomKat's child in a tone...
| Sep 2, 2012
Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Scott Palmer and Jim Crumrine, with Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA, were recognized as agents of the month for June in the Greencastle office.
The award is given based on the number of listings taken, sales...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 3:55 PM
The late Garnet W. Jex, artist and illustrator, was a man of impeccable detail.
Of his 50 watercolors in possession by the Sharpsburg Historical Society, Jex's detail goes beyond his brushstrokes.
Vernell Doyle, society president, points out the notes...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:37 PM
George F. "Fred" Bode, 83, of 7219 Mountain Church Road in Middletown, Md., died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
He was the husband of Joyce B. Bode, whom he married Nov. 7, 1947.
He was owner of Magnetic Energy...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Sue Boward, 76, of Fredericksburg, Va., died peacefully on June 4, 2012 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg.
Born Soon Ja Kwak in 1936 in South Korea, she left war-torn Korea and came to the United States to attend college. After two years at...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 5:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It sounds like a silver lining. Even if the Supreme Court overturns President Barack Obama's health care law, employers can keep offering popular coverage for the young adult children of their workers.
But here's the catch: The...
| Jun 14, 2012
The following area students were among the 127 students who graduated from Mercersburg Academy at the school’s 119th commencement ceremony:
• Elina Mir of Hagerstown, who will attend George Washington University.
• Kathleen O’...
| Feb 18, 2012
Major League Baseball's spring training will be in full swing with games starting on the first weekend of March and your Postcards columnist will be reporting from at least one Grapefruit League destination.
But there's another option for baseball in the...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American actress to win an Academy Award, won for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939).
Today, a controversy exists over the whereabouts of the McDaniel Oscar. In his 1990...