| Jan 5, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Bruce Alfred Pierce, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., passed from this life Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Julia Manor Health Care Center in Hagerstown.
Born July 13, 1928, in Hendersonville, N.C., he was the son of the late Lee Felia and Dorothy Helen (Graves)...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Maryland voters have been locked in debates in advance of the Nov. 6 General Election, with disagreements ranging from the best candidate for the Oval Office to same-sex marriage, to gambling. Also on the ballot is Question 4, a referendum allowing...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:37 PM
George Randolph Robinson Sr., 69, of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.
Born Feb. 13, 1943, in Ridgeway, W.Va., he was the son of the late Douglas A. and Grace (Mash) Robinson.
He was the husband...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Harry F. Bridegum, 81, Berlin, died Oct. 20, 2012, at home. Born March 7, 1931, in Berlin, a son of Earl and Evelyn (Mosgrave) Bridegum. Preceded in death by parents, brother David, and sister Sara Jane. Survived by brothers William E. married to the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Jerry A. "Jerry" Gettler, 88, passed peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at his home in Hagerstown, Md.
Born Feb. 15, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Frederick W. and Eleanor M. Gettler.
Jerry is survived by his brother,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Lewis Edwin Lantz III, 75, also known to friends and family as Bud, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, less than six months after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor.
Born Nov. 23, 1936, in Hastings, W.Va., he was the second child of Lewis Edwin...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Linda Lou Moreland, 71, of Hagerstown, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012, at her residence.
Born Jan. 27, 1941, in Mount Storm, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John Henry Hanlin and Mae (Kitzmiller) Hanlin. She also was preceded in death by...
| 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 18, 2012
| 6:13 PM
With world leaders on their way to Camp David for a Group of Eight summit, protesters trickled into nearby Thurmont to speak their minds.
The movement started slowly Friday morning, with just two representatives of the Larouche Political Action Committee...
| 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...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:22 PM
D. Eileen Myers, 69, of Lemasters, Pa., died unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
Born April 29, 1943, in Hagerstown, she was a daughter of the late Ernest I. and L. Doris (Bristol) Detrich.
She was a 1961...
| 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...