| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:36 PM
NASA has released photos of the moon taken by orbiting spacecraft that are so crystal clear that the twists and turns of the paths made when the astronauts explored the lunar surface are visible....
| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:37 PM
NASA is set to launch a satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base that aims to provide scientists with a space- based view on how the concentration of dissolved salt on the ocean surface relates to the Earth's climate....
| Feb 5, 2011
| 7:02 PM
It was a somewhat surreal scene.
Girls in black satin and velvet gowns sprawled, barefoot, on the library floor. Guys in formal wear kicked back on couches, flipping through magazines. Brass instruments played here and there in the background —...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 12:46 PM
JAN. 28, 1913-MARCH 6, 2011
Earl Leroy Porter, 98 years old, was born at home in Eckert Mines, Md., on Jan. 28, 1913, and departed this life on March 6, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ella Barry Porter; two brothers, James and...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 3:22 AM
At the age of 12, Abigail Marconi might be too young to be a rocket scientist.
But give her a few years, and it could be her career of choice.
The seventh-grader at Greencastle-Antrim Middle School recently spent a week as a participant in NASA’...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 6:59 PM
Damien Ball was smiling quite a bit Sunday.
The 4-year-old got to play in a bouncy castle, feed the animals in a petting zoo and received a new bicycle.
The Aaron Ball Benefit Festival at the Wilson Ruritan west of Hagerstown was held Sunday to...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Timmy Lynn Staubs Sr., 63, of Falling Waters, W.Va., died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at his home.
Born June 6, 1948, in Charles Town, W.Va., he was the son of the late Boyd E. Sr. and Mazie Mae Staubs Henderson.
He attended the Jerry Falwell Institute and...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:19 PM
A Maryland man has sued over Gov. Martin O’Malley’s congressional redistricting map.
Smithsburg resident Howard Gorrell, who attended all 12 redistricting hearings this summer, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt on...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:38 PM
The Death Star in "Star Wars" reeled in space ships with "tractor beams." So did Captain Kirk's USS Enterprise on "Star Trek."
Now NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, aims to develop a real tractor beam, but on a much smaller...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Mr. Robert W. "Bob" Palmer, 83, of Thurmont, Md., passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at his home.
He was the husband of Margaret Hecker Palmer, his wife of 52 years.
Born Oct. 27, 1927, in Greencastle, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert I. and...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:10 AM
MAURY: Thursday, September 22 on WDCW Channel 50 at 4:00 p.m.
STAMFORD, CT -September 19, 2011-- On Thursday, September 22, 2011 host Maury Povich performs some drastic transformations as family members beg for their relatives to be transformed from...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:49 PM
A man charged with the fatal shooting of a New York City man last week on Jonathan Street was apprehended Tuesday night in Prince George’s County, Hagerstown police said.
Juan Sylvester Barnes, 28, of no fixed address was being held without bail...