| Jul 23, 2012
Scheduled meetings this week of the Washington County Commissioners and Hagerstown Mayor and Council (the Board of Education will not meet this week):
WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
13302 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown
| May 25, 2012
Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley Brown, the first African American graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, died Tuesday in Silver Spring, Md., the Naval Academy's alumni association announced from Annapolis, Md. He was 85 and had cancer.
A 1949 graduate, Brown was...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Arthur E. “Art” Cohn, 59, of Otoole Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at his home.
Born July 21, 1953, in Newark, N.J., he was the son of the late Julius and Marjory (Mittleman) Cohn.
He was employed by General...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Erik Bergman was a man who loved his family dearly, a man whose presence will be deeply missed this Father’s Day.
When Erik and Sheri Bergman married — they would have celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary June 13, just days after Erik&...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Patricia A. Canfield, 75, of Martinsburg, W.Va., passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Born March 30, 1937, in Webster Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Mary Burns Smith.
She was a 1955 graduate...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 6:47 AM
The Paschall Brothers, an a cappella gospel quartet based in Chesapeake with ties to Newport News, has won a prestigious prize from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The group, led by the Rev. Tarrence Paschall, will receive one of nine 2012 NEA...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Mary Frances Putnam, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Silver Spring, Md., passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at her home.
Born April 26, 1928, in Dumfries, Va., she was the daughter of the late Lynton Manuel and Lucile Thomas Muse Florence.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:32 PM
James Harold Benedict, 91, of Boonsboro, Md., and formerly of Williamsport, Md., passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
Born Dec. 1, 1920, in Harrisburg, Pa., he was the son of the late James Keller and...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Piano, organ and ballet are features of the June series of Tuesday noon recitals at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., Johnstown.
The series opens June 5 with a piano recital by Laurel Harrison, who has received superior ratings for eight years from...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:50 PM
This weekend, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present the grand finale of its 30th anniversary season, a season marked by bold programs and appreciative audiences.
Music Director Elizabeth Schulze has not lowered the bar for this weekend’s...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Arch Handly McDonald, 84, of Williamsport, Md., passed away June 4, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
Arch was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., and moved toWashington, D.C., at the age of 6. He was the son of the late sportscaster Arch L....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Esther S. Oyler, 94, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012.
Esther was born Jan. 12, 1918, in Mercersburg, Pa. She enjoyed a varied career from parts control and aircraft construction with Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown, Md. during...