| Feb 18, 2012
| 2:56 PM
The community response to James Buchanan High School’s free computer workshop was so overwhelming that instructors had to move Tuesday’s first class from the high school library to a larger computer lab at the school.
Considering that the...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 3:35 PM
How can it be that Pennsylvania, the state with the most precious historical legacy of all, has produced only one president?
This is the land of Thomas Paine and Benjamin Franklin, the Declaration of Independence, George Washington crossing the Delaware,...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:39 PM
For the past five years, driving their tractors to school has been a way for some James Buchanan High School students to celebrate agriculture during National Future Farmers of America Week.
But a telephone call has brought Drive Your Tractor to School...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Melvin B. Stenger Jr., of Mercersburg, Pa., passed away at 7:35 p.m. Feb. 22, 2012, at Williamsport Retirement Village, Williamsport, Md.
Born in Hagerstown, Md., he was a son of the late Melvin B. Sr. and Helen R. Wiebel Stenger.
Mr. Stenger was a...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Several Franklin County, Pa., schools look drastically different than they did when classes let out for the summer.
In the Waynesboro Area School District, for instance, furniture is stacked up and ceiling tiles have been removed in several schools as...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Twenty schools are set to compete Saturday morning at the 23rd annual Don Stoner Invitational at Smithsburg, including six from Washington County — Boonsboro, Clear Spring, North Hagerstown, South Hagerstown, Williamsport and host...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Dozens of James Buchanan High School tennis players put the first scuff marks on their six new tennis courts Monday.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new courts preceded the first practice of the fall season. The $135,000 courts between Tuscarora School...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:26 AM
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA. -- Ron Palillo, an actor whose signature role was Arnold Horshack in the 1970s TV sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” died Tuesday. He was 63.
Palillo, a Connecticut native, died of a heart attack in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., where he...
| Aug 15, 2012
Actor played Arnold Horshack on 'Kotter'
Ron Palillo, 63, an actor whose signature role was Arnold Horshack in the 1970s TV sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," died Tuesday of a heart attack in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., said his agent, Jackie...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:22 PM
A few young ladies will realize their dreams Monday, Aug. 20, when they're crowned Franklin County Fair Queen, Princess or Little Miss, during the annual contests.
The Franklin County Fairgrounds, which is off Warm Springs Road, southwest of...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Thumbs up to the Hagerstown City Council for finally meeting with representatives from the South Atlantic League, Maryland Stadium Authority and Washington Nationals player development at the same time. Tuesday’s meeting, according to Councilwoman...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Frostburg State University announced that the following area students have received scholarships for study at the university:
Victoria Glass of New Market, Md., received the Academic Honor Scholarship. Glass is the daughter of Lisa Clark and attened...