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Washington County (Maryland)

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  • 5 Dead as Torrential Rains Slam Northeast

    5 Dead as Torrential Rains Slam Northeast
    (CNN) -- A massive storm system made its way up the Eastern Seaboard Friday, leaving flooded neighborhoods and roadways in its wake. The storm is forecast to drop heavy rain in the Northeast as the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole interact with an...
  • All-County Boys Indoor Track 2011: Winter doubles his pleasure

    All-County Boys Indoor Track 2011: Winter doubles his pleasure
    The sport is often just called “track.” But don’t forget about “field.” Anthony Winter will remember both forever. After winning the Class 2A title in the 55-meter dash last month at the Maryland State Indoor Track & Field...
  • All-County Indoor Track 2011: Walter points Warriors in right direction

    It was no big surprise that Boonsboro was Washington County’s top boys indoor track and field team over the winter, winning its second straight county title and finishing a county-best third at the Maryland Class 1A state meet. But the Boonsboro...
  • All-County Girls Indoor Track 2011: Zielinski schools competition

    All-County Girls Indoor Track 2011: Zielinski schools competition
    After learning her lesson last fall, Sarah Zielinski taught her competition one this winter. The Boonsboro sophomore more than made up for her disappointing 10th-place finish at the Maryland state cross country meet in November by winning Class 1A...
  • All-County Wrestling 2011: Colbert's first varsity season a 'fun ride'

    All-County Wrestling 2011: Colbert's first varsity season a 'fun ride'
    While Brendon Colbert was a first-year varsity wrestler this season, the North Hagerstown freshman was anything but new to the sport. “I trained my whole life to get to this moment — my high school career,” said the former junior league...
  • Herald-Mail publisher plans to retire in July

    Herald-Mail publisher plans to retire in July
    John League, The Hagerstown Herald-Mail's editor and publisher since 1995, plans to retire in July, capping a 32-year career with the company.    League, 56, revealed his plans during a series of meetings with Herald-Mail employees.   There are "other...
  • Hagerstown man preserves great-grandfather's Civil War diaries, other items

    Hagerstown man preserves great-grandfather's Civil War diaries, other items
    Charles “Jim” Mobley Jr. considers himself to be fortunate that he has the opportunity to hold the long-barreled revolver once carried by his great-grandfather, who formed a group of Union fighters in Hagerstown as the country became embroiled...
  • With hope of being free, James Pennington fled Rockland estate

    With hope of being free, James Pennington fled Rockland estate
    With a piece of India n flour bread in his pocket and hopes of becoming a free man in his heart, James W.C. Pennington ran away from Rockland Estate in search of freedom. The so-called fugitive blacksmith would go on to become a minister in Presbyterian...
  • Cops: Oregon Woman Cut Baby From Pregnant Friend's Womb

    Cops: Oregon Woman Cut Baby From Pregnant Friend's Womb
    HILLSBORO, Ore.- Korena Roberts sifted through her neighbor's rummage sale until she pulled out an item that caught her eye: a blue stroller decorated with teddy bears. Her neighbor, Wendy Pursinger, asked why she needed it. Roberts' two children had...
  • 4 Killed in Helicopter Crash in Maryland

    4 Killed in Helicopter Crash in Maryland
    Three employees of a helicopter instruction company and a passenger were killed when their aircraft crashed onto a western Maryland interstate highway and burst into flames, the company said Friday. The aircraft was engulfed when firefighters arrived...
  • Franklin County Bank Robbery Suspect Captured

    Franklin County Bank Robbery Suspect Captured
    Police have captured a suspect in the robbery of F&M Bank in Chambersburg, Franklin County. 24 year old Charles McNeal was taken into custody by the Washington County Sheriff's Office in Maugensville, Maryland. The robbery happened around 12:15 p.m. on...
  • Antietam Cable

    Antietam Cable
    Antietam Cable, a privately owned corporation, was founded in 1966. Antietam Cable provides telecommunications services to residents and businesses in Washington County, MD with offices in Hagerstown, MD.   The mission of Antietam Cable Television is to:...