| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:26 PM
The work of a task force examining the suspended Fairplay Fire Co. ended Monday night with much of the strain and ill feelings that was apparent in many of the other meetings.
The task force worked on its final report and recommendations, which concluded...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Editor’s note: As we usher out 2012 and welcome 2013, The Herald-Mail has prepared a package of year-end stories that provide short recaps of some of the top stories of the year past.
These stories will be published each day through New Year’...
| Feb 22, 2013
Editorial unfairly characterized Paul Miller
To the editor:
I was dismayed to read The Herald-Mail’s negative portrayal of Paul Miller, the former director of the Humane Society of Washington County, in a Feb. 14 editorial. I’ve known him...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:39 PM
In a move that a Fairplay Fire Co. representative said was “appalling,” the Washington County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday afternoon to no longer recognize the embattled fire company and no longer provide it with any funding or in-...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:30 PM
>> 50 Years Ago — BRAWLEY — What is believed to be the first octopus ever to be found in the Salton Sea was discovered Sunday by a 12-year-old Brawley boy.
The baby octopus, with tentacles six to eight inches long, was found swimming in...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 1:43 PM
He wasn't wearing a red suit with black boots and didn't have a white beard, but local sixth-grader Ryan Shank sure had the giving spirit when he stopped by the Humane Society of Washington County on Dec. 28.
That day, he brought a donation of $15 to...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:19 PM
T&N Liquors, at 18704 North Village in Hagerstown, recently held raffles to raise money for the Humane Society of Washington County.
On Jan. 3, T&N Liquors representative Kelli Godsey and her daughter, Danielle, along with store mascot, Nikita,...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Students in Kelly Miller-Secrest’s third-grade class at Williamsport Elementary School recently held two separate collection drives in two weeks in an effort to help the animals at the Humane Society of Washington County.
On May 18, the students...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:31 PM
A task force studying the suspended Fairplay Fire Co. voted Monday night that the fire company’s leadership — including all administration and fire suppression officers — needs to be replaced.
Task force member Allen James talked...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Fairplay Volunteer Fire Co.’s chief and president faced questions Monday from other members of a task force working to revive the suspended company.
This was the task force’s first time hearing directly from officials with firsthand knowledge...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:52 PM
Troop 20 of Boonsboro honored Joshua Ryan Bikle for attaining Scoutings highest rank of Eagle Scout at a court of honor Oct. 31 at Clopper Michael American Legion Post 10 in Boonsboro. More than 55 years of Troop 20 history were represented by the...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Paul Miller, the last analyst covering FirstFed Financial Corp., gave up today, saying in a note that âit is unlikely that any value remains for shareholdersâ of the Los Angeles savings and loan company. The FBR Research analyst had last......