| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Washington County’s state legislators pursued some lofty but unattainable goals this year, along with several more grounded ideas that succeeded.
Sen. George C. Edwards and Del. John P. Donoghue each won a share of the state’s capital...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:20 PM
The Allegany County Board of Education is objecting to a bill introduced in the Maryland General Assembly by Del. LeRoy E. Myers Jr. that would allow more Allegany County students to attend school in Hancock.
State Sen.George C. Edwards, R-Garrett/...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 5:03 PM
After campaigning in Western Maryland the last three congressional elections, Joseph T. Krysztoforski thinks he has established a “good foothold” in the 6th District and is trying again.
Even when Maryland redrew its congressional...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Washington County is expected to miss a winter storm this weekend that could drop up to six inches of snow in Garrett County and create blizzard conditions that could make driving dangerous, according to the National Weather Service and state highway...
| 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 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...
| 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 17, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Under Maryland law, police agencies must contact school systems when students are arrested outside of school.
A lengthy list of crimes is covered, but Del. LeRoy E. Myers Jr., R-Washington/Allegany, is trying to include another one.
His bill, heard...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:50 PM
A project to replace lights in a Hagerstown parking deck will receive funding assistance from the state and federal government.
The city was selected by the Maryland Clean Energy Center to receive $69,000 to replace 92 metal halide lights in its Arts &...