| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:02 AM
Jim Van Evera went to college to study accounting, but it was the job he took off campus at the camera store where he hung out that led to a different career.
Shortly after graduating in 1969, Van Evera opened the first of what would become a chain of...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Joseph Franklin Gambino III, Ph.D., 82, of Martinsburg, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at his residence, while under the care of a hospice and his family.
Born Oct. 30, 1930, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Joseph F. Gambino Jr....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:34 PM
I have the privilege of serving on several boards, committees and advisory councils locally and around the state.
In most cases, I find these opportunities not only a responsibility but a blessing.
It should be no secret to regular readers that I...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Those who think there's not much to do at the University of Iowa, think again. The school has beaten out other contenders, including UC Santa Barbara, to win the title as top party school.
A Princeton Review survey found students ranked Iowa as tops...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Ryan Burkholder, a recent graduate of Berlin Brothersvalley High School, was recognized by the members of the Berlin Lions Club during an awards program at the school this past May as the "Student of the Semester" for the first semester of the school...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Camille Heim, a second-year pharmacy student, recently received The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Annual Achievement Scholarship at the school’s Scholarships and Awards Convocation.
This school year, she and several classmates did...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 1:45 PM
In a day and age when FFA chapters have been closing or seeing a decline in membership, there is a brand new FFA chapter just formed at Turkeyfoot Valley Area School District in Somerset County.
The Turkeyfoot Valley FFA received its charter in...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
NEED AN ORGAN? PRINT 3D STEM CELLS
Printing blobs of human embryonic stem cells is the latest step toward being able to grow organs on demand.
Researchers have already used inkjet printers to print out 2D cultures of living cells. But printing blobs...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Black History Month 2013
In honor of Black History Month, the Doleman Black Heritage Museum recognized the following athletes during a program Feb. 23 at The Maryland Theatre:
Tom Parson Jr.
Parson played basketball at North Hagerstown High School and...
| Mar 10, 2013
International Association of Administrative Professionals
The International Association of Administrative Professionals, or IAAP, recently announced that Donnell Householder of Cumberland, Md., earned certified administrative professional certification....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:29 PM
The Maryland Association of Forest Conservancy District Boards is holding a career workshop for high school students interested in a career in natural resources. The workshop is a week long program held July 21–27 in Garrett County, Maryland.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Members of the baby boomer generation are in worse health than their parents were at the same age, according to a new study.
In a large national survey, about 13 percent of baby boomers - the generation born in the two decades...