| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Drilling for natural gas in Garrett County could result in more jobs for Washington County residents and an improved economic climate.
But there are potential environmental concerns about the impact of natural gas drilling, Robert Summers, secretary...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:07 PM
John "Jack" Freeman Chisholm Jr., 77, formerly of Cumberland, Md., and residing in Gaithersburg, Md., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, Md. He had been a resident of Homewood at Williamsport, Williamsport,...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:01 AM
There could be snow and sleet this Christmas Eve as the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va., has issued a winter weather advisory for Washington County and Western Maryland that will be in effect until midnight.
The forecast called for a chance of...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:25 AM
The second winter storm in the Tri-State area within two days left 2.4 inches of snow and ice in Hagerstown on Wednesday and again played havoc on area roads, leaving dozens of crashes in its wake, officials said.
By Thursday morning, major roads were...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:21 PM
One change Washington County wants to pursue in the next state legislative session is how police officers may respond to calls for help.
Sheriff Douglas W. Mullendore has proposed that police from various agencies in Washington County be allowed to...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Concerns over Maryland’s new gay marriage law, money for a proposed public safety training center in Washington County and an “assault” on Maryland’s farmers through new environmental regulations were among the issues discussed...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:07 PM
The United Churches of the Windber Area had a special entertainer at its meeting Tuesday night. Musician Hanna Livingston the Maryland State Junior Fiddle Champion entertained the 85 church members in attendance.
Livingston was recognized by the age...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s bill to end the death penalty moved one step closer to becoming law Friday when a House committee passed the measure in a 14-8 vote.
The bill, already passed by the Senate, now moves to the House floor, where it is also...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:59 PM
A judge in Washington County District Court on Thursday ordered that a former Williamsport man charged with 144 counts of child pornography and five counts of sexual abuse involving a minor continue to be held on a $1 million bond.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Justine Marie Jackson, 19, of Ellerslie, Md., died Nov. 12, 2012. Born Dec. 29, 1992, in Madison, Wis. She is the daughter of Lora Jean (Drabish) and William Dale Jackson of Ellerslie. Also survived by sisters, Jade Jackson of Baltimore, Maranda...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:34 PM
A vacant Somerset Township building will soon be home to a new bank.
Stacey Bingaman, president and CEO of First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union, said the credit union will open a new location in the former Verizon Wireless store in front of...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Robert William Mulkern Jr., who went missing for more than two years and was featured on “America’s Most Wanted” before being apprehended last year in Vermont, pleaded guilty to child pornography and child sex abuse charges Monday in...