| Jan 9, 2013
Thursday is the last day for Coats for Kids, sponsored by the North Hagerstown Lions Club.
The big red drop container is at the Sears end of Valley Mall. All coats from newborn through adult sizes are needed. Please make sure they are clean and in...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Cases in Lincoln District Court. List includes all names of those charged who are not identified as minors.
Timothy L. Woods, operate motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs, etc. .08 1st offense, failure to produce insurance card-...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:38 PM
“Responding to the callers in Mail Call about not having your meters read by the electric company, the number they gave, I called the number and all you get is a list of all power companies and their number, and you call those numbers and all you...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Confluence resident Diana Fike wants to warn the public about the dangers of falling victim to fraudulent check schemes. She has lost more than $1,500.
Earlier this month Fike paid $75 to become a secret shopper for Allied Consumers Research Group....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:26 AM
When our old microwave expired recently, the Glendale Sears provided the opposite of “retail irrelevance,” as Nat B. Read claims it to be in his letter to the editor (“Sears store is an outdated model,” Mailbag, Dec. 29). We...
| Jan 6, 2013
As we prepare to watch a new season of PBS's "Downton Abbey," that recreation of an era when men "dressed for dinner"— no, that doesn't mean they finally put their pants on — some of you are no doubt wondering:
What's the latest in the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:53 PM
J.C. Penney Co. is falling deeper into a rut, reporting yet another quarter of tanking sales and net loss as the department store chain struggles in its reinvention.
The Plano, Texas, company reported a net loss of $552 million, or $2.51 a share, in its...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Keeping floors and carpets clean is a job in and of itself. But if you have a pet that
sheds a lot, you have a bigger challenge. Consumer Reports’ latest tests show that
some vacuums do a great job picking up pet hair, while others let the fur fly....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:13 PM
1. Shake the winter away
Western Maryland Blues Fest Cabin Fever Blues Bash will be Thursday, March 7, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Moreland & Arbuckle, pictured, will perform blues music featuring guitar, “...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:16 PM
The clock is ticking and frantic shoppers are making a mad dash for the mall to get those last minute gifts.
Some shoppers say they wait until the last minute every year because they enjoy the frenzy. Being a late shopper has its rewards. If you can...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:10 AM
We all love a good night’s sleep, and a good mattress can help. But a mattress can
be one of the hardest things to buy, and a new survey by Consumer Reports found
that about one in five people wished they’d bought a different mattress. So...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Hearty post-holiday bargain hunters headed out to the Valley Mall in fair numbers on Wednesday despite the snow and icy conditions that left roads a slippery mess.
The day after Christmas might be the new Black Friday for shoppers, but this one posed...