| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Visiting Washington County Monday morning, Maryland U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin stopped by the Mack/Volvo Powertrain factory north of Hagerstown as part of his “Made in Maryland” tour in support of quality jobs across the state.
Prior to touring the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:59 PM
U.S. Rep. John Delaney of Maryland’s sixth district recently visited Hagerstown Community College and met with HCC President Guy Altieri to learn more about how HCC is serving the community.
“Hagerstown Community College has been an integral...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Top Democrats from the state will converge in Hagerstown on Saturday for an annual summit of Western Maryland Democrats.
And although Western Maryland hasn’t been a Democrat stronghold in recent years, party leaders said they were buoyed by...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places like Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:19 PM
U.S. Rep. John Delaney said he wants to work toward leveling the playing field to ensure all Americans have an equal opportunity to succeed.
Delaney talked about equality, the economy, tensions with North Korea and several other issues Monday during...
| Jun 18, 2013
As I read the June 6 letter to the editor by the Washington County Republican Central Committee, I was surprised by their promising new position on tax dollars. In the column, the local Republican party leaders clearly acknowledge the importance of...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Brook Lane Health Services held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday at its location off of Leitersburg-Smithsburg Road for its new Hospital Wing for children set to open in September, 2014.
The new wing is a 14-bed expansion to the institution’s...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:36 PM
The crowd was silent for the time it took Old Glory to rise up the sky-scraping flagpole Friday in Hagerstown’s University Plaza, where a celebration of Flag Day was held.
Detailing the history of the holiday, which serves to commemorate the...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Givens first off the blocks to fill seat currently held by Myers
Ray Givens, a Republican with a Hancock address, has filed to run in the 2014 elections for Subdistrict 1C, a seat current held by Del. LeRoy E. Myers Jr., R-Washington/Allegany.
| Jun 6, 2013
Elected Democrats put regional airport at risk
To the editor:
The Washington County Republican Central Committee applauds the excellent work of the current County Commissioners, who are focused on leveraging Hagerstown Regional Airport to stimulate...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Speaking at the Joint Veterans Council of Washington County’s annual Memorial Day ceremony Thursday, retired Army Col. William E. Webber — who lost an arm and a leg in the Korean War — recounted how often American soldiers have been sent...