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Hagerstown (Washington, Maryland)

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  • Adrian W. Rich, businessman

    Adrian W. Rich, businessman
    Adrian W. Rich, a retired Baltimore businessman and volunteer, died Aug. 29 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. The longtime Lutherville resident was 98. Adrian Warwick Rich was born in Graham, Va., which is now Bluefield, Va. He was a 1932 graduate...
  • Maryland's state parks help drive local economies

    Maryland's state parks help drive local economies
    The new green at Maryland's state parks is cash, and lots of it. This has been a banner year for the 66 parks, which logged nearly 11 million visitors by early December, 1.1 million more than at the same point last year. Long the destination of day...
  • Back Story: 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

    Back Story: 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam
    On a sunny, humid day 150 Septembers ago, the fate of a nation seemingly converged at a diminutive rural Western Maryland village called Sharpsburg. There, 87,000 federal troops under the command of Union Gen. George Brinton McClellan met the...
  • 150 years later, preservationists see victory at Antietam

    150 years later, preservationists see victory at Antietam
    — The fighting that killed or wounded 21,000 Americans in the rolling hills of Western Maryland was over in about 12 grisly hours. But a century and a half after the bloodiest day in American military history, the struggle to preserve the ground...
  • Bel Air honors Harford Day students

    Bel Air honors Harford Day students
    The members of the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners honored two Harford Day School students Monday for their dedication to the arts, their studies and the community. Avery Riedel and Klia Trintis, both eighth-graders, received Student Achievement...
  • Inmates ask officers for contraband, retirees say

    Inmates ask officers for contraband, retirees say
    The inmates' requests often start small, former corrections officers say: a ballpoint pen, for example, or a sandwich from beyond the prison walls. "You may think it's insignificant," said former Cpl. Sheila Hill, who retired last year from the Patuxent...
  • State approves settlement to ex-inmate amid corrections scrutiny

    State approves settlement to ex-inmate amid corrections scrutiny
    With the state corrections system already under scrutiny, the Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved a $40,000 settlement with a former inmate of the Baltimore jail who claimed he was assaulted by gang members for not assisting with a drug...
  • Md. airport towers appear safe from federal cuts

    Md. airport towers appear safe from federal cuts
    Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that had been scheduled to shut down in June as a result of federal budget cuts are now expected to remain open, lawmakers said Wednesday — easing fears that the closures could back up flights at BWI...
  • Inmate killed in attack at Jessup prison

    Inmate killed in attack at Jessup prison
    A 26-year-old inmate at a state prison in Jessup died Friday after he was found with severe head injuries on Thursday night, Maryland State Police said. Javaughn A. Young was found lying on a walkway in a wing of the Maryland Correctional Institution...
  • Q&A with Kevin Nash, former WWE star wrestling in Hagerstown on Friday

    Q&A with Kevin Nash, former WWE star wrestling in Hagerstown on Friday
    Kevin Nash is wrestling at the Big Time Wrestling show at the Maryland Theater in Hagerstown on Friday night. We were able to talk to him about what he's been doing since last being on WWE television, and as well as his memories of Wrestlemania over the...
  • Miss Bel Air Independence Day 2013 sought

    The Bel Air Independence Day Committee is looking for its 2013 "Miss Bel Air Independence Day," the official hostess for the all-day festivities in Bel Air on Thursday, July 4, beginning with the flag-raising and pancake breakfast and ending with the...
  • Q&A with 'Hacksaw' Jim Duggan, ex-WWE star wrestling in Hagerstown

    Q&A with 'Hacksaw' Jim Duggan, ex-WWE star wrestling in Hagerstown
    “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan is wrestling at the Big Time Wrestling show at the Maryland Theater in Hagerstown on Friday night.  We were able to talk to him about what he's been doing since his last extended run with the WWE, as well as his memories...